Three Reasons You Should Hit the Trails

A Few Reasons You Should Hit the Trails

Lately I’ve been super lucky and had the opportunity to run some trails in the DC area. Actually, there are quite a number of trails around here – I just usually stick to road running. However, after a few awesome trail runs, that might be changing. No, I’m not going to abandon my awesome road […]

My Favorite Fresh Summer Produce!

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Hi, y’all! With Memorial Day weekend on the rise, I hope that in the middle of all the fun, we’ll take a minute to remember the men and women who so bravely serve and served our country. As the daughter of an Air Force veteran, holidays like this always carry special meaning for me. Thank […]

The One Hour Track Run

the one hour track run

On a bit of a whim, I decided to run a one hour track run last night hosted by the DC Road Runners. Remember, when I joined the Road Runners for low key runs and races? Well, this was one of them. I’d been feeling ill over the weekend so wasn’t sure how the run […]

Shopping Local at the Farmers Market

Shopping Local at the Farmer's Market

Remember when I went on my rant against the phrase clean eating? Well another phrase I hear often is shopping local / eat local / etc. But this one is a phrase that I actually love! I am a big fan of supporting local businesses and that extends to my food choices. I’m lucky enough […]

Run.Eat.Drink. The Fit Foodie 5K is here!

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One of my favorite race experiences from last year is back and I’m so excited to be a part of it again. Cooking Light and Health’s Fit Foodie 5K Race Weekend is returning to Fairfax (just a few minutes outside of DC) on June 19-21 and I hope you’ll join me! What is the Fit Foodie […]

Why I’m Not Voting for You

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This post is probably going to upset some people but it is truly not meant to. I just felt the need to get this out since we are now in another season of the annual Runner’s World cover model search and basically every second runner I know is begging for votes left and right. And, […]

Five Ways to Organize All That Oiselle

How to Organize all that Oiselle

Cause you know I’m all about that Oiselle, that Oiselle, that Oiselle, no Lulu… No it doesn’t roll off the tongue as easy as “bass” but I am all about that Oiselle and for this week’s Friday Five, I’m sharing five ways I organize all my Oiselle gear. Per usual, I’m linking up with my girls Cynthia and Mar for […]

My Thursday Triumph vol i

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Today I’m joining in with a new linkup hosted by Smitha at Running with SD, Linzie at Sharp Endurance and Carlee at Carlee McDot. The purpose of the linkup is to share our triumphs and I was super inspired by this challenge. When I was thinking about this prompt and realized that one of the […]

Is Blue Apron Worth the Money?

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I am all about convenience, in most aspects of my life. In particular, with cooking. So, when I had an opportunity to try out Blue Apron, I thought I’d give it a go. Really, I wanted to see if Blue Apron was worth the cost. (Note: this is not a sponsored post. A friend passed […]