March Blog Stats and Income

Welcome to my monthly series where I share my blog stats and income with you. I was inspired to do this because I know of some bigger bloggers (like Pinch of Yum) who share their blog stats and income but I really didn’t see any smaller bloggers (like me! and maybe you!) who do so. I […]

Rock Your Core – Final Week!

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Y’all, we’ve MADE IT! This is the final week of our #RockYourCore challenge and I’m pretty fired up because this has been SO fun! If you are late to the party, check out this post and then swing on back to hear about all the week four fun!  The recipe for the week is this tasty looking Spicy […]

Running Favorites: Q&A

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I saw this list of questions over on Abby’s blog and thought it’d be fun to participate so here are a few of my running q&a answers! Note there are a couple affiliate links in this post – that just means that if you use my link to make an Amazon purchase, I will get […]

Life Lately, Vol 2

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Sundays are good for musing, right? I thought so and so thought I write a second Life Lately post and just share a few things going on with me. As you may have figured out, I spent most of the week in Chicago for a professional conference (where I had the honor to present) and […]

Five Things I Always Do on Race Day!


Happy Friday! I’m writing this from Chicago, where I’ve been all week for a professional conference. It’s been educational, fun, a bit scary (I had my first big presentation – which went well!) and somewhat exhausting. So far I’ve fit in two workouts and I expect to get one more in before I leave the […]

Garmin Forerunner 220 Review

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I don’t review a TON of products on the blog but I am so in love with my new Garmin that I had to share the love with y’all. (note: while there are a couple affiliate links in this post, I was NOT compensated to write this, bought my new Garmin with my own cash […]

North Face Endurance Marathon Relay Recap


Y’all. I’m on a roll. I’ve had two weekends in a row of great races. First, I had such a fun experience at the Cherry Blossom Ten Miler. Then just this past weekend, I had SUCH an amazing time running a marathon relay with some gals from the DC area Oiselle team. This was my […]

Rock Your Core April Abs Challenge – Week 4!

Rock Your Core Week 4

It’s Marathon Monday and the start of week four of the #RockYourCore abs challenge! Tell me, have you felt stronger this month? I know I have! In case you are just joining, check out this post and then swing on back to hear about all the week four fun!  Let’s start off with the recipe of the week, […]

Stop Being Too Busy


Q: “Hey, how are you?”  A: “Good, but busy.” How many times in a week do you have a conversation that starts that way? If you are anything like me, more than you care to recall. It seems that being “busy” is now really just a status symbol that represents how important we are. It’s […]