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Running Safely in the Dark

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It’s Friday, my friends! And it’s a beautiful one, too. :) Love those gorgeous fall leaves! You know what I really love about running? It gives me the chance to get outside and enjoy the day and some fresh air first thing. And if it’s a little chilly, that’s fine, because I’m running! Continue Reading …

Touring Reedy Fork Farm with Organic Valley

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Earlier this week, I had the wonderful opportunity to travel to Elon, North Carolina to tour Reedy Fork Farm, a 500 acre certified organic dairy and feed farm. Reedy Fork (love that name) is a sixth generation farm, and was actually originally a tobacco farm! It became a dairy farm in the 1950’s and transitioned to a certified organic dairy Continue Reading …

This Week’s Workouts + An Easy Breakfast

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Hi friends! Happy hump day. I hope your weeks are going well! Mine has been busy – I was traveling yesterday (you can see what I was up to on Instagram – I’ll share a recap soon) so today is spent playing catch up. Going back to earlier this week, I kicked off my week on Monday morning with an a.m. run with my friend Kathleen. :) It was Continue Reading …

Strawberry and Fennel Barley Salad

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Thank you to the California Strawberry Commission for sponsoring this post and the beautiful Strawberry and Fennel Barley Salad within it! You guys know I love grain salads, so it only makes sense that one of my new favorites is this Strawberry and Fennel Barley Salad. This dish makes a great entrée or side. If you’re having it on its Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures + Stitch Fix Fun

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Morning! What were you for Halloween? Matt and I decided to go scary this year. ;) We had fun passing out candy to cute kids before heading out to a house party for some adult fun. Good times! Continue Reading …

33 Healthy & Delicious Pumpkin Recipes

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Happy Halloween! In honor of the holiday, here are 33 Healthy & Delicious Pumpkin Recipes from here on my blog and around the web. The first list includes regular recipes; read on for gluten free and vegan (some of which also happen to be GF – noted if they are) recipes. Enjoy! Continue Reading …

An Easy Packed Lunch + Snacks

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Morning, friends! This week has marked my return to the world of offices and packed lunches. As I mentioned last week, I’m renting some desk space in downtown DC because I was getting super lonely working from home all the time. I know working from home is super sweet and a luxury, and it’s awesome a few days a week, but having done it every Continue Reading …

Workout Sunrises

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It’s been a week of beautiful sunrises. This is basically what gets me out of bed for morning workouts. :) I hit up a 6 a.m. CrossFit class yesterday, and when I emerged shortly after 7 I was treated with that beautiful view. As for CrossFit, we had a good workout! Continue Reading …

MCM 10k Race Recap 2014

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Hello my friends! As you know, Matt and I ran the MCM 10k – the lesser known sibling to the iconic Marine Corps Marathon – on Sunday morning. After I flubbed the start time for the Clarendon Day 10k last month and accidentally ran the 5k instead, I was chatting with Heather on gchat. “You know,” she said, “You could sign up for the Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

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Hi friends! DC gave us the most perfect fall weather weekend, and I took full advantage. Before getting in to the weekend proper, let’s rewind to Friday. I kicked off the day with an early run with my friend Chelsea! As you guys know, we have been doing track workouts each week, but since I was running the Marine Corps Marathon 10k on Sunday I Continue Reading …