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Ice-Free Track + Duke’s Grocery

Friends – I finally made it back to the track yesterday! Hooray for no ice, snow, slush, freezing rain, etc! It was quite cold (low 30’s with windchill in the upper 20’s), but nothing crazy, and the sun was even out by the time we finished up at 7:30. :) We had a great workout – the coaches had us do the following: 1200 (3 laps) rest a Continue Reading …

Food + Fitness Highlights from the Week

Hey friends! I’m loving the excitement on my Win a Trip to Run the Cherry Blossom 10 Miler post! Thank you so much for reading my blog and for your kind comments. Please keep those entries coming – I wish I could have ALL of you to run it with me! :) As always, it’s been a busy week over here – starting in late January/early February I usually Continue Reading …

Best Restaurants in Charleston

Hey friends! I wanted to share a round up of some of the best restaurants in Charleston that we discovered while there over the weekend, plus some touristy highlights like where to stay and what to see. I hope those of you planning trips to Charleston in the future will find this post helpful! It’s a long one – settle in. :) Also, thank you Continue Reading …

Inn at Little Washington + Hiking Little Devil Stairs

We had quite the treat on Monday night – an evening at the Inn at Little Washington! Remember when Matt and I stayed at the Inn back in May with our parents? (<-- Check out that post for more on the history of the famous Inn!) Well, my family loves it so much they wanted to go back and see it when all the holiday decorations were up, and Continue Reading …

Philadelphia Adventures

Hello my friends! As you know, yesterday I spent the day hanging out in Philadelphia with two of my college BFFs, Turner and Kris! The three of us were roommates senior year of college – ah, memories. :) These ladies have seen me at my very best and my very worst, that’s for sure. So lucky to have them in my life. <3 That’s Turner’s Continue Reading …

San Francisco Restaurant Recommendations and Sightseeing

Hi friends! Now that I’ve shared my Nike Women’s Half Marathon race recap, I wanted to share some of the other adventures I got into while in San Francisco. Here are some of the highlights! Sightseeing It was an AMAZING weather weekend in San Francisco – we got so lucky! Clearly I had to take advantage. Sarah, Emily, and I had fun strolling Continue Reading …

Weekend: Charlottesville + The Shenandoahs

On Saturday afternoon, Matt, his parents, and I all drove down to Charlottesville for a big event: Matt’s graduation from graduate school with his masters degree! He spent the past year working full time while also pursuing a Master of Science in the Management of Information Technology, which is kind of like an M.S. in IT combined with an MBA. Continue Reading …

Weekend: Dinner at Plume in DC + Other Fun

Hi friends! We had so many weekend adventures that I’m splitting my normal weekend in review post into two posts. Here’s part 1: our DC adventures! Part 2, our Charlottesville adventures, will be shared tomorrow. :) As I mentioned on Friday, this weekend was all about celebrating Matt and his completion of grad school! On Friday night, his parents Continue Reading …