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The Long Run That Was a Long-ish Run Instead

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Hi friends – happy Friday! Matt and I have friends coming into town this weekend to stay with us (yay!), so I decided to try to get my long run (I’m training for the Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in June) out of the way this morning. I met up with my buddy Sokphal bright and early at 6:30 a.m. to get in the miles. She said she was down Continue Reading …

Healthy Strawberry Rhubarb Bread Recipe

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Spice up your mornings with this moist and not too sweet Healthy Strawberry Rhubarb Bread. Strawberry and rhubarb is one of my favorite flavor combinations come spring and summer. I love a good strawberry rhubarb pie or crisp at restaurants (just had it last weekend, in fact!), so I thought it would be fun to mix it up with a less sweet but Continue Reading …

Lazy (Wo)Man’s Salsa Chicken

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Hi friends! What’s shakin’? It’s beautiful here in DC today – we seem to have gone back to spring after yesterday’s crazy heat! Whew. I slogged through a track workout yesterday morning and man, the humidity definitely made it tougher than usual. Yesterday’s workout was a pyramid workout – we started with a 400 (one lap around the track), Continue Reading …

A Night at the Inn at Little Washington

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The Inn at Little Washington is quite famous in the DC area. It’s not actually in DC, but about an hour and a half outside it in the tiny town of Washington, Virginia – and yet it often appears at the top of the DC area’s best restaurants lists. It’s so good that everyone says it’s worth the drive. My parents went there awhile ago for the Continue Reading …

Weekend Fitness Fun

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Hey friends! I had such an action packed weekend that I’m going to split it into two recaps. First up is the fitness adventures, and coming tomorrow, I’ll share a recap of my new favorite hotel and restaurant where Matt and I spent Saturday night with our families for Mother’s day. It was wonderful! It’s about an hour and a half outside DC – any Continue Reading …

A Solo 10 Miler, Running Clothes Spring Cleaning, and Stitch Fix Fun

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Hi friends! Is it just me or is it all of a sudden summer? I feel like we skipped spring and went straight to July, but I’ll take it over ice and snow any day. Check it out – honeysuckle, seen on my run this morning! That smell takes me right back to childhood. Anyone else? :) I got in my long run for the week a day early and headed out this Continue Reading …

Savory No Bake Honey Mustard Granola Bar Recipe

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Get your on-the-go snack on with this easy and healthy savory no bake granola bar recipe. Thank you to the Healthy Aperture Blogger Network for sponsoring this post as part of the #CrunchOn campaign with California Almonds. The most popular recipe on my blog, hands down, is my versatile, tasty, and easy 5 Minute No Bake Granola Bars. I love that Continue Reading …

How to Get Over Jet Lag Quickly

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Hey friends! I’m officially back in DC after a whirlwind long weekend out west! (If you missed my recap, check it out: Colorado Springs Adventures.) I didn’t sleep amazingly well last night due to jetlag, but I figured the best way to get back on east coast time quickly was to get up and out for an early morning workout. Urban Athletic Club it Continue Reading …