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The Most Beautiful Running Sunrise Yet & Early Birthday Celebrations

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I hope you guys aren’t tired of seeing photos of my early morning running adventures around D.C. yet, because yesterday morning, my run was interrupted with this absolutely stunning view: It’s so pretty it almost looks fake, right? Continue Reading …

A Wet & Muddy XTERRA Trail Race + Richmond Adventures!

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Good morning, my friends! I hope you all had fun and active weekends. I spent mine in Richmond with my friend Ashley! Those of you who have been reading for awhile will remember Ashley as my original running buddy – we trained for my first 10 miler, my first half marathon, and lots of shorter races together, too. She’s down in Richmond for Continue Reading …

Marathon–Registered! Plus, Outdoor Yoga, Runs & A Dinner Out

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Well, my friends – it’s official!!!! I will be running my first full marathon on November 16 in Richmond, VA. :) I just registered this morning. Eek! Thank you all SO much for the enthusiasm and helpful tips on my “Never Say Never" post – your excitement was contagious. :) Let’s do this – bring it on, marathon!! Regarding location, we Continue Reading …

Workout Buddies FTW

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My #1 tip for staying in shape? Find a workout buddy. Or in my case, find numerous workout buddies. :) The more the merrier, as far as I’m concerned! Over the years I’ve accrued quite an arsenal of local running buddies, Matt is my usual CrossFit workout buddy, and I’m happy to have added Gena as my yoga class buddy! Gena and I have had two Continue Reading …

Rent the Runway Fun, Terra by Gretchen Powell & Future Practice Plans!

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Hello friends – I hope you all had a nice weekend! On Friday night, I had a fun friend date with my buddy Gretchen. Fun fact: Gretchen is Jenny’s (my high school best friend and matron of honor in our wedding) younger sister! Now that Gretchen and I are both adults we’ve become friends, too. :) Excuse the blurry photo… romantic mood lighting Continue Reading …

Adventures in D.C.

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I’ve had a fun few days in D.C. enjoying the remainder of my break! On Saturday morning, I hit up my favorite yoga studio – Stroga in Adams Morgan! I have a 10 class pass I bought ages ago through Living Social that expires on January 4th, so I wanted to make sure to use it up. Love this place – the studio is in a beautiful ballroom! It was Continue Reading …

Mohegan Sun Girl’s Weekend

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I had such a wonderful weekend away – a few of my best blogging buddies and I were treated to a girl’s weekend at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut! We planned this trip months ago and it ended up working out perfectly that I needed to be up in the area for the Reebok event the day before anyway, so when the event was over, Tina, Julie, and I drove on Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

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Hello everyone – I hope you had a nice weekend! Thank you for all the support so far with my Hurricane Sandy Relief Auction/Fundraiser! I know that my site was down last night and this morning but it appears the auction should be live and actually working as of this afternoon. Please let me know if you can’t get it to work, and thank you in Continue Reading …