Friday Five: Halloween Edition

Friday Five: Halloween Edition

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!Happy Halloween! I’ve always loved Halloween and while I can generally take or leave dressing up, I love seeing other people in costumes and love candy and love that it’s fall. So Halloween is [...]

Bucket List Races

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After spectating Marine Corps last weekend, I’ve got races on the brain. I’ve talked before about races I’d love to run but I’ve distilled the list down a bit and wanted to share! Marine Corps Marathon. This is my hometown marathon and I definitely will run it someday soon – hopefully next year! I’d love nothing [...]

Crockpot Chicken Teriyaki Recipe

Crockpot Chicken Teriyaki

I pretty much always buy skinless boneless chicken breasts or thighs in bulk at Costco because chicken is so versatile. I am always able to come up with something to do with it and put dinner on the table. Recently, I decided to make crockpot chicken teriyaki because it is so easy and so tasty! [...]

Avoiding Blogging Burnout

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I thought for this week’s Blogger Tip Tuesday, I’d talk about a topic that is probably relevant for all of us: avoiding blogging burnout. Sometimes you can feel like you are just tired of blogging and need a break. We’ve probably all been there and it’s not fun. So this week’s I’m sharing tips on [...]

WIN Detergent Review and Giveaway

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One of my least favorite household tasks to do is laundry. I hate it with a passion and wish that it was something my husband loved. Sadly, he hates it too. Part of the problem is 2/3 of my laundry is running clothes…and my running clothes stink. I mean, real talk – they smell pretty awful. [...]

Richmond Marathon Training Recap – 3 Weeks Left!

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Well, y’all, I am now looking at taper time. This weekend was full of big miles and gorgeous weather and spectating the Marine Corps Marathon and  this week was full of resting a tweaky knee and a new fitness class. We are getting really close to race day and I’m excited. I’m feeling strong, despite [...]

Friday Five: Five Reasons to Run a Marathon

Five Reasons to Run a Marathon

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 they are awesome and also because Mar is running her first on Sunday! I’m so excited for her and for Nevie, and [...]

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 [...]