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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 …

Hiking Garrapata State Park + Enjoying Carmel by the Sea

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Hi friends! First things first: Happy National Registered Dietitian Day! Lindsay has a great round up of over 125 dietitians who have blogs on her site today – check it out if you’re looking to add some new blogs to your daily reading. :) I’m celebrating the day at a reception tonight hosted by the DC Dietitian Association, of which I’m a member. A Continue Reading …

California Adventures Part 1

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Hellooooo my friends! I’m so glad many of you found the guest post on How to Fuel for a Marathon or Half Marathon yesterday helpful! Looking forward to seeing some of you out at Rock ‘n’ Roll DC this coming Saturday. :) I’m back in DC after a wonderful long weekend out in California with Matt for the wedding of our friends Heather and Mike! Continue Reading …

Dominican Republic Trip: The Adventures!

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I’m back with my final Dominican Republic press trip recap: the adventures! This post is insanely long, so grab a cup of tea and settle in for awhile. :) Also, if you missed my first two recaps, check those out first: Running in the Dominican Republic (<—also includes our hotel details) and Dominican Republic Trip: The Food! I’m writing this Continue Reading …