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Weekend Adventures: A Wedding + Hiking the Labyrinth Trail at Mohonk Mountain House

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Hi friends! Matt and I spent the weekend in upstate New York (Kingston/Annandale-on-Hudson area) to celebrate the wedding of our friends Stephanie and Alex. Besides the wedding (more on that in a minute), one of the big highlights was a cool hike/rock scramble that Matt and I did on Saturday afternoon pre-wedding! I heard from one of my Continue Reading …

Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon Race Recap 2015

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As you guys know, on Saturday morning I ran my 14th half marathon – the Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon! This was my second year running the Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon (<—last year’s recap) as part of the Brooks Run Happy Blogger Ambassador trip. (To read more about our trip, check out this post from yesterday: Running Happy in Continue Reading …

Running Happy in Seattle Adventures

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Hi friends! I’m glad many of you enjoyed my Mount Rainier National Park hiking adventure recap yesterday! I still can’t get over those views. :) Take me baaaack!!! Also, take me back to that weather! I got back to DC late last night and wow, it’s super disgusting and humid here. Womp, womp. I’m glad my hard run training is over for the meantime – Continue Reading …

Hiking Mount Rainier National Park

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Hi friends! I’m coming to you from my brother’s place in Tacoma this morning, but will be headed off to the airport and back to DC shortly! I had an amazing weekend here in Washington State for the Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon with the Brooks team. I’m going to spend the plane ride organizing my photos and working on my race recap and Continue Reading …

Ready to Rock n Roll Seattle!

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Good morning from the other Washington – the state! I’m out west this weekend to run my 14th half marathon (!!), the Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon (<—my recap from last year), with the Brooks running crew and my fellow Brooks Run Happy Blogger Ambassadors. I can’t wait! A huge thank you to the Brooks team for making this trip possible for 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 …

Colorado Springs Adventures

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Hi friends! I’m on my way back to DC from Colorado after a great long weekend full of learning and outdoorsy adventures. As you know, I was there for SCAN’s annual symposium; SCAN (sports, cardiovascular, and wellness nutrition) is a practice group within the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. Going to conferences like these is always a Continue Reading …

Adventures in Canadian Maple Syrup (+ a Giveaway!)

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Hello my friends! I’m headed back south to DC today after spending the week up in Quebec, Canada, on a press trip with my friends from Pure Canadian Maple Syrup. I have been working with them since last year (see also: Healthier Maple Brownie Cookies + Matt’s Maple Cinnamon Latte), so when they invited me up to learn more about the maple syrup Continue Reading …