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Fall is time for change... 

I took the time today to go through my blog from an outsider's point of view, and I noticed something... I post a few health articles, a lot of food recipes, and not a lot about the rest of my life. 'Who am I? That's a secret I'll never tell...' (that's a Gossip Girl reference for those of you who didn't catch it). 

Well, after reading through my blog, I realized that I didn't see myself in it as much as I expected to. So, with autumn approaching - and fall being the season of change - I have resolved to write more from my heart, more about my days, my girls, just life in general... Don't worry - food and health is still a big part of that, so you won't be missing out on any workouts or recipes.

My personal Facebook and Instagram accounts are like a giant photo album documentary of my life, so I would love to document the stories behind it all, and be able to share my life and share those memories.

Living away from family and friends, I think this is the perfect way to share our lives and keep everyone up to date. For those of you who I haven't met personally but follow my blog, I welcome you to comment and engage yourselves in my posts while you get to know me, I would love to get to know you too! 

So, to welcome this change of direction on my blog: 

Hi, my name is Alexandra. I am the wife of a wonderful husband, a mother of two beautiful daughters, a vegan, crafting, baking, coffee drinking, fitness enthusiast, and I laugh at all of my own jokes. I hope you enjoy my life even half as much as I do, because I wouldn't have it any other way. Welcome to my blog. 


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