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Outer Banks Beach Fun

Hi from the beach! We’re in the Outer Banks this week with Matt’s family and the livin’ is easy. I love it here. :) Playing in the waves all day is my favorite – I can stay out in the water forever! Relaxing on the beach is nice too though. :) Sidenote – Matt gave me a S’well stainless steel water bottle for Christmas and it’s the Continue Reading …

Summer Runnin’

Hi from the beach! Matt and I are here for our annual Outer Banks, NC week long beach vacation with his family and family friends. One of my favorite weeks of the year! We made the drive to NC on Saturday afternoon, and before we left I got in a long run for Marine Corps Marathon training. I rocked my new Will Run for Bacon tank – comfy! You’ll Continue Reading …

Friday Faves

Hello my friends! It’s been a busy week over here trying to cram in all sorts of work because we leave tomorrow afternoon for another trip – our annual week long beach vacation with Matt’s family in the Outer Banks! I know, I’ve been insanely spoiled with fun trips and vacation lately… everything ended up getting scheduled right around the same Continue Reading …

Brooks Run Happy Blogger Ambassador Trip in Eugene, Oregon!

Hey guys – I’m back with part 2 of my Eugene, Oregon adventures! If you missed part 1, check it out: hiking in and around Eugene. And now – for the Brooks Run Happy Blogger Ambassador trip recap! After saying goodbye to my friend Ashley on Friday morning, I hung out and caught up on work for a few hours before meeting up with the Brooks gang in Continue Reading …

Hiking in and around Eugene, Oregon

Hey friends! I’m back in DC after a really fun trip out to the west coast! As you guys know, I was there with Brooks for the annual Run Happy Blogger Ambassador trip, but I flew out a day early to see my friend Ashley who lives in Eugene, Oregon! I’ll be back tomorrow with a recap of the Brooks portion of the trip, but for now, let’s chat about Continue Reading …

Washington DC 4th of July Fireworks by Kayak

Even in a little bit of rain, seeing the DC 4th of July fireworks by kayak is still by far the best seat in the house. The way the fireworks light up the water is magical! Enjoy the photo recap – and I’ll be back tomorrow with my first of two recaps from my Eugene, Oregon trip! (There’s a sneak preview of the trip adventures on Instagram!) Continue Reading …

Healthy “4th of July” Recipes

Happy 4th of July weekend, my friends! To help you get in the spirit, here is a round up of some of my favorite healthy 4th of July recipes from my blog and some fellow dietitians and healthy food bloggers.   Enjoy - and let me know if you try any of them! Happy birthday, America! Fannetastic Food - 4th of July Cookie Cake Continue Reading …

Hiking Jasper National Park

I’m back with my final Canadian vacation recap: hiking Jasper National Park! If you’re just joining me and want to see our full trip itinerary, you can see it here: Western Canada Hiking Trip Itinerary. Previous recaps: a weekend in Vancouver + hiking Lake Louise in Banff National Park + Hiking Johnson Canyon and Ink Pots + Hiking Kootenay Continue Reading …