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I’m running Marine Corps Marathon! Plus, Bib Giveaway!

I have some really exciting news for you guys today – in October I will be running the Marine Corps Marathon, my third full marathon! Even more exciting: I’ll be running the race sponsored by my friends at the Watermelon Board – AND they are giving away 2 bibs at the end of this post for those of you who also want to run it! As you guys Continue Reading …

Hiking Johnson Canyon and Ink Pots in Banff

I’m back with another Canadian hiking vacation recap! This one is all about hiking Johnson Canyon and Ink Pots in Banff National Park. Want to see our full itinerary? Check it out: Western Canada Hiking Trip Itinerary. Previous recaps: a weekend in Vancouver + hiking Lake Louise in Banff National Park. Johnson Canyon is one of the most Continue Reading …

Preserve and Re-Live Your Family’s Memories

Thank you to Legacybox for sponsoring this post. The first 25 people to use the code FOOD at checkout will receive 40% off their Legacybox! If your family is like mine, you probably have a ton of memories, from VHS tapes to old film, that you’d love to relive but don’t have the proper equipment to watch. Enter: Legacybox, a company that will Continue Reading …

A Weekend in Vancouver

I’m switching gears today to share another Canadian vacation recap with you guys! Want to see everything we did? Check out our western Canada hiking trip itinerary. The last few days of our trip were spent in Vancouver! We arrived on a Friday in the early evening and my brother drove up from Seattle to meet us. We lucked out with phenomenal Continue Reading …

Hot and Humid Weekend Fun

Hey friends! Another Monday already, huh? I hope you guys had nice weekends! Ours was hot and humid but packed with fun. :) It was nice to be in town after all our travels to reconnect with friends, family, and my favorite city! Matt and I had a nice low key night on Friday – we made a Blue Apron and relaxed on our deck – it was a beautiful Continue Reading …

Friday Faves

Hey friends! Happy Friday! First things first: remember a few weeks ago how I shared that my Nutrition for Runners co-author Jason was in town and we recorded a short running nutrition Q&A video? It’s live on his site now! Check it out: running nutrition Q&A with a Registered Dietitian. We discuss commons mistakes runners often make with Continue Reading …

Making Healthy Living Sustainable

This is a sponsored post that contains affiliate links. As you guys know, I’m all about making healthy living a sustainable, long term thing. Unlike most diets will tell you, you don’t have to eat perfectly or exercise for 4 hours a day to be healthy. And living a healthier lifestyle does NOT mean depriving yourself of things you love, either – Continue Reading …

Hiking Lake Louise in Banff National Park

Hello my friends! What a wonderful time we had exploring the Canadian Rockies and Vancouver over the past week and a half! As I mentioned, I have so many pictures from the trip that I’m going to break them up into a bunch of smaller posts (rather than doing just a few enormous recaps) featuring some of the main hikes or series of smaller nearby Continue Reading …