Why? Weekends!

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For every crazy, Jump-Back-Ball-type weekend, there is the low-key, mostly-relaxed weekend. Balance is a good thing. This weekend, I found myself back in the flow at Harmony Yoga. I was away from my regular studio for a couple weeks, taking workshops at Nishkama Yoga and Pink Lotus Yoga. While I enjoyed my workshop experiences, it felt good to get back to Harmony, which is how I know I found a studio I like.

Plus, our teacher on Saturday morning dropped this yogi knowledge bomb on us:

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So true!

Saturday evening, Matthew and I met up with my parents for the John Carroll Cleveland Alumni Chapter‘s first Mass and a Meal event. The idea of these events is to pick a neighborhood to both attend Mass and share a meal with other John Carroll alumni. We attended Mass at Holy Rosary Church in Little Italy, followed by dinner at Trattoria on the Hill.


For dinner, most of our table chose the chicken marsala, which had a delicious, dark brown gravy packed with mushrooms.


Mass and a Meal was a great chance to connect with other alumni, while spending an evening in a wonderful Cleveland neighborhood! If you’re a JCU alum, check out the Alumni Calendar for other great upcoming events!

On Sunday, Matthew and I spent most of the day visiting with his sister, brother-in-law, and their adorable girls. They’re growing up so fast, that even a few weeks seems to make a huge difference in them!


I got to spend lots of time in kitchens, both helping make dinner in the actual kitchen and helping my niece “cook” in her play kitchen.


It was a perfect, low-key weekend! How was your weekend?

***Disclosure: I am a member of the board for the John Carroll University Cleveland Alumni Chapter. As always, all opinions are 100% my own.***



3 Responses

  1. What a lovely weekend Jen! I’ve been to Pink Lotus a couple times now and have really liked it.

    I envy your alum relationship with JCU. One of the reasons I chose Marietta is because it was far enough away, now I wish it were closer! They’re very lucky to have you on the board- such a positive, accomplished advocate!


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