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Hiking Johnson Canyon and Ink Pots in Banff

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I’m back with another Canadian hiking vacation recap! This one is all about hiking Johnson Canyon and Ink Pots in Banff National Park. Want to see our full itinerary? Check it out: Western Canada Hiking Trip Itinerary. Previous recaps: a weekend in Vancouver + hiking Lake Louise in Banff National Park. Johnson Canyon is one of the most Continue Reading …

Preserve and Re-Live Your Family’s Memories

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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 …

A Weekend in Vancouver

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I’m switching gears today to share another Canadian vacation recap with you guys! Want to see everything we did? Check out our western Canada hiking trip itinerary. The last few days of our trip were spent in Vancouver! We arrived on a Friday in the early evening and my brother drove up from Seattle to meet us. We lucked out with phenomenal Continue Reading …

Hot and Humid Weekend Fun

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Hey friends! Another Monday already, huh? I hope you guys had nice weekends! Ours was hot and humid but packed with fun. :) It was nice to be in town after all our travels to reconnect with friends, family, and my favorite city! Matt and I had a nice low key night on Friday – we made a Blue Apron and relaxed on our deck – it was a beautiful Continue Reading …

Friday Faves

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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

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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 …

Hiking Lake Louise in Banff National Park

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Hello my friends! What a wonderful time we had exploring the Canadian Rockies and Vancouver over the past week and a half! As I mentioned, I have so many pictures from the trip that I’m going to break them up into a bunch of smaller posts (rather than doing just a few enormous recaps) featuring some of the main hikes or series of smaller nearby Continue Reading …

Western Canada Hiking Trip Itinerary

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By popular demand, here is our western Canada hiking trip itinerary! We’re in no way experts on the area but here’s what we did, where we stayed, and the best places we ate, since many of you asked. I hope this is helpful for those of you planning similar trips! We packed a TON into every day but we didn’t want to miss out and there was so much to Continue Reading …

Homeward Bound!

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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!

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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 …