Friday Five: Five Reasons to Run a Marathon

Five Reasons to Run a Marathon

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting and I sure hope you’ll stay awhile!It is marathon season and in honor of our collective love of running, we decided that this week, our theme would be five reasons to run _____. Obviously, I’m writing about the marathon because [...]

Slow Cooker Applesauce

Slow cooker applesauce

I recently went to a farmer’s market and set out to buy ALL THE APPLES. I wanted to try my hand at homemade applesauce because applesauce is delicious and why would I buy it when I could make it, am I right? I love nothing more than fresh, in season food so this season’s apple [...]

Three Mistakes That First Time Marathoners Make in Training

3 mistakes first time marathoners make

It is marathon season. That glorious time in the fall when every weekend (if you are a runner) you have friends racing. Chicago, Detroit, Columbus, Marine Corp, New York, Richmond, Philadelphia and many many more. Unfortunately it also means that the three mistakes that first time marathoners make come back to haunt folks. I’m about [...]

Blogger Tip Tuesday: LinkUp Etiquette

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Happy Tuesday, y’all! Today I wanted to revisit a topic that we’ve talked a bit about before…the linkup. As you know, Cynthia, Mar and I cohost our fun Friday Five linkup each week and we love it. It’s a lot of fun and I’ve been introduced to many great blogs through our linkup. However, I [...]

Richmond Marathon Training Recap – 4 Weeks Left

Richmond Marathon Training Recap

There are four weeks until the Richmond Marathon and I am EXCITED and NERVOUS all at the same time. That’s how it goes, though, so I’m okay with that. I had another really good week of training, including an awesome long run that I’m so excited to write about! Of course, I posted about it [...]

#Tula4Life 30 Day Skincare Challenge + Giveaway!


When Sverve asked me if I wanted to take part in a 30 day skincare challenge, I was like…um, yes. Yes, I do. I sweat a ridiculous amount and maybe, potentially don’t shower immediately after every workout (sometimes bacon comes first), so I know that I need to establish a skincare routine. I have interesting [...]

Friday Five: Five Fav Fitness Tunes

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Happy Friday, y’all! First of all, thank you all so much for the kind words on my birthday yesterday. You all are amazing! I’m so excited about this week’s Friday Five. We are talking about five fav fitness tunes. I haven’t run with music in almost a year, but I love to dance and dance [...]

Hello, 32


A year ago today something awesome happened. 32 years ago today, something even MORE awesome happened. It’s always incredible to me how time flies but this past year is one for the record books in terms of moving at the speed of light. A lot of things have happened in the past year. I thought [...]

Sweet and Spicy Peach Glazed Salmon Recipe

Sweet and Spicy Peach Glazed Salmon

I love quick dinners. Last week, I had about 30 minutes to get dinner made so my husband could eat while I was out for the evening. I decided to do a fish dish and since we had some salmon, I figured I’d do a sweet and spicy peach glazed salmon because I had all [...]