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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 …

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 …

Things I’m Loving Lately (+ a Giveaway!)

Hey guys! It’s almost the weekend – woohoo!! Matt is out of town for work so I’ll be cruising solo this weekend – and besides dinner tonight with the rents and a long run Sunday morning with track buddies, I have zero plans. Weird/awesome! I’m resisting the temptation to book my schedule up with social outings – after a TON of travel lately and Continue Reading …

Preserve and Re-Live Your Family’s Memories

Thank you to Legacybox for sponsoring this post. The first 25 people to use the code FOOD at checkout will receive 40% off their Legacybox! If your family is like mine, you probably have a ton of memories, from VHS tapes to old film, that you’d love to relive but don’t have the proper equipment to watch. Enter: Legacybox, a company that will Continue Reading …

Friday Faves

Hey friends! Happy Friday! First things first: remember a few weeks ago how I shared that my Nutrition for Runners co-author Jason was in town and we recorded a short running nutrition Q&A video? It’s live on his site now! Check it out: running nutrition Q&A with a Registered Dietitian. We discuss commons mistakes runners often make with Continue Reading …

Making Healthy Living Sustainable

This is a sponsored post that contains affiliate links. As you guys know, I’m all about making healthy living a sustainable, long term thing. Unlike most diets will tell you, you don’t have to eat perfectly or exercise for 4 hours a day to be healthy. And living a healthier lifestyle does NOT mean depriving yourself of things you love, either – Continue Reading …

Homeward Bound!

Hi friends! Matt and I are traveling back to DC today after a wonderful week and a half western Canada hiking extravaganza! Our trip went by way too quickly – we’re sad it’s over already! You guys weren’t kidding when you said that area of the country is beautiful. Beyond beautiful – we had the best time exploring the Canadian Rockies (and Continue Reading …

On Vacation – See You in June!

Hi friends – Matt and I are off to western Canada for vacation, leaving bright and early tomorrow morning! We’re hiking in Banff and Jasper National Parks and ending with a few days in Vancouver. While we’re gone, I’ll be taking a true vacation and won’t be posting here on the blog until our return on June 6 or 7. I will be posting photos Continue Reading …