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Tips for Starting an Herb Garden

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Thank you to Ricola® Herb & Throat drops for sponsoring this post as part of an ongoing campaign with Socialstars. #swissherbs A few weeks ago, now that the warm weather has been here to stay for awhile, Matt and I decided it was time to re-start our home herb garden. Over the past couple years, we have had success growing basil, parsley, and Continue Reading …

Last Track Workout + Recent Meals

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Hey friends! I am getting SO EXCITED about heading to Seattle this coming weekend for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon with my fellow Brooks blogger Ambassadors! Yesterday morning, I had my final track workout for awhile. Perfect timing, because apparently they are closing W&L track this summer to do some construction on the turf field! As Continue Reading …

On Switching It Up and Embracing Challenges both Physical and Mental

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You guys know I’m a big fan of switching it up and pushing myself outside of my comfort zone when it comes to fitness. Whether it’s trying a new-to-me class on ClassPass, or challenging myself to run at paces that are doable but not exactly comfortable, I am a big believer in doing something every day that pushes your limits in a positive Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

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Hi friends! It’s a gorgeous morning and I’m coming to you from our porch, where I’ve set up shop with my laptop. Working from home can get pretty lonely sometimes, but it certainly does have its perks, not gonna lie. As for the weekend, one of the highlights, as usual, was OutRun, my fave running boot camp through Urban Athletic Club (<—coupon Continue Reading …

Today’s Easy Packed Lunch

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Hey guys – happy Friday! I’m enjoying a post-work yoga class tonight so that meant sleeping in a bit this morning. Hooray! Before heading downtown to work out of my co-shared office space, I made myself a Flour Free Breakfast Pancake. Those are frozen wild blueberries peeking out from under it – I like putting them on the plate, still frozen, then Continue Reading …

Why We Love Running + Yoga Fun

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Hey friends! I am LOVING reading your comments over on my National Running Day giveaway post from yesterday! It sounds like you guys love running for many of the same reasons I do. Here are some of the biggest reasons you guys are noting, because they are so inspiring I want to share! :) Running makes you feel: Bada$$ Strong and confident Continue Reading …

Happy National Running Day! (win a pair of Brooks running shoes!)

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Good morning and Happy National Running Day! Yes, there’s a day for everything – but this one is clearly one of my favorites. ;) I wasn’t always a runner. You might read my blog now and think that I’ve always been able to run 10 milers and half and full marathons — but that’s not the case at all! When I first graduated from college in 2004, I Continue Reading …

Weekend Fun

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Hi friends! Thank you for the great comments on my “The Importance of Slowing Down” post from yesterday! I’m happy to report that I am writing this post with all my various email inboxes closed. ;) Anyway! I wanted to check in today to recap our weekend! It was a really busy but fun one – full of a lot of wedding-related festivities! Lara, one of Continue Reading …

The Importance of Slowing Down

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Chobani through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Chobani Flip Greek Yogurt, all opinions are my own. One of my big goals this year has been to simplify and slow down. In this world of go-go-go, it’s easy to get so completely caught up in your day that you Continue Reading …

Things I’m Loving Lately

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Hi friends! Thank you for your great comments over on my How to Stay Healthy While Working in an Office post! Keep them coming. :) I have all sorts of randomness to write about today so I figured it would make sense to put it all into a things I’m loving lately post. Enjoy! Toast with nut butter and Greek yogurt File this under “sounds weird, Continue Reading …