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Where to Eat in Columbus

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As you guys may have seen on Instagram, I recently had the opportunity to spend a weekend in Columbus. I’d never been to Columbus but had heard from friends that it’s a cool city with a great food scene, so when Life in Cbus reached out to me about a visit I was all about it! I invited my best friend Jenny to join me – she lives in Atlanta and it Continue Reading …

Tough Long Run Recap + Friday Link Love

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I feel like every training cycle there’s that one especially crazy hard run – the one that feels way worse than all the others. The one that has you basically crawling the last couple miles. The one that makes you ask yourself: “why the hell am I doing this again?!” You guys know I try to keep things positive over here because I’m a big believer Continue Reading …

Eats + Exercise

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Hey guys! Summer is back once again – it’s been a hot week over here! Come on fall, where are you…?! Tuesday morning wasn’t quite as hot yet, though – which was good because I was out at the track! We had a longer interval tempo workout on the docket – three 2000’s (5 laps around the track – 1.25 miles) with 1 to 2 minutes rest in between. Continue Reading …

Adventures in Beaver Creek, Colorado

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Over Labor Day weekend, Matt and I had quite the treat: a trip to the beautiful Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain in Colorado. Colorado is one of my favorite places in the world, so when the press team from the Westin invited us out for a complimentary stay we jumped at the opportunity. A HUGE thank you to the Westin Continue Reading …

Healthy BBQ + Grilling Recipes Round Up

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Even though this weekend in the U.S. marks the unofficial end of summer, we're far from the end of grilling season! September is actually my favorite month for grilling - the weather is so much nicer and you can grill out without sweating to death. So - here is a round up of healthy BBQ grilling recipes to kick off your holiday weekends - and Continue Reading …

Marathon Training Long Run Success!

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Hey guys! I’m happy to report that I ended up having a great long run yesterday! As I mentioned Tuesday, I was debating whether to do my long run Wednesday or Thursday (we leave really early Friday morning for a weekend trip so I wanted to get it out of the way), and I was also nervous about my right leg since it’s been bothering me. (Last week, Continue Reading …

Two Easy and Fast Dinner Ideas + Marathon Training Update

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Hello my friends! Matt and I made two really easy and fast dinners recently that I thought you guys would like, so I wanted to share! First up was a lemony mustard dill salmon. It was too hot to eat outside, so please excuse the indoor lighting. :) Making this is really easy. Mix the juice from a whole lemon and a splash of olive oil with a Continue Reading …

Recent Favorite Dinners from Blue Apron

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Thank you to Blue Apron for sponsoring this post! The first 20 readers to click here will get 3 free meals on their first order. Hey guys! As you know, Matt and I are continuing to enjoy our weekly Blue Apron dinners (which we pay for on our own outside of the free week I get for these occasional sponsored reviews). It has been especially helpful Continue Reading …

Friday faves

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Hey friends – happy Friday! I have a fun weekend ahead: my high school best friend Jenny and I are having a girl’s weekend as part of a travel blogging opportunity I received. You can see what I’m up to on Instagram and Twitter. :) I spent some time earlier this week planning our trip and I’m really excited for what’s in store – lots of great food Continue Reading …

Marine Corps Marathon Training Week in Review

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Hey guys! I know many of you like seeing these comprehensive marathon training weeks in review, so here we go! Here’s how this week has looked so far, plus my plan for the rest of the week. As you guys know, even when I’m marathon training I only run 3 days per week – and I’m a really low mileage runner compared to others, too. I prescribe to Continue Reading …