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Smoked Salmon & Vegetable Egg Casserole Recipe

Apparently I still have brunch on the brain, because the only thing that seemed appealing for dinner last night was an egg casserole :) Ya’ll know how I roll — as simple as possible is key. Cause let’s be honest… the last thing I want to do after a long, busy day is make an elaborate dinner. Ya feel me?! This hit the spot. Smoked Continue Reading …

An Easter Brunch Feast & A Daffodil Run!

Good morning! I’m back in Chapel Hill feeling refreshed after my nice relaxing weekend in Pittsburgh. It was SO worth it to spend all last week busting my butt so I could take the weekend off from homework! Only 1.5 weeks until I’m done with my first YEAR of grad school. Bring it, finals! I hope you all had a nice (Easter, if you celebrate Continue Reading …

Printable Pages and Recipe Page Roundup

Good morning, friends! I hope your weekends are going well so far. Highlights so far for me have included a 7 mile trail run with my friend Tim (my first run since the half marathon last weekend — feeling good)! Trail running is awesome but makes me so much more tired than road running! We were on a really rocky/root covered/hilly at parts Continue Reading …

11 Hilly Hammer Gel Miles & An Omelette Brunch

Hello, hello! It’s been a great Saturday so far here in Chapel Hill. First things first — I ran 11 miles with my friend Lauren! Lauren is also training for the DC National Half Marathon, and she mapped out a big loop all around the greater Chapel Hill area for us to do today. It was perfect! Rather hilly, but the country scenery kept us Continue Reading …

A Rolling 10 Miles

This morning’s 10 mile run was AWESOME. We’ve been doing most of our long runs the past couple weeks on an out-and-back trail, so we decided this week it was time to mix it up.  :) We took our run out into the rolling farmland near Chapel Hill and it was wonderful! My girls Elle and Steph had the genius idea to do a point-to-point Continue Reading …

A Trail Run 8 Miler & Guglhupf Bakery Brunch!

8 mile half marathon long training run? Check! :) Plus, look who’s FINALLY back! Yay :) Matt and I met my friends Jillian, Elle, and Lauren at 9 a.m. this morning at the beautiful American Tobacco Trail for a nice long run. We had 8 miles on the docket as per our half marathon training plan! Since we did an out-and-back run on a trail, Continue Reading …

7 Mile Half Marathon Training Run – Check!

A long run followed by a leisurely brunch with good friends = my favorite way to spend a Saturday morning. This morning, the girls and I did our second half marathon long training run — 7 miles! It was made even more awesome by the fact that my college BFF Turner is here visiting! :) She joined me and my grad school friends for our long Continue Reading …

First Half Marathon Long Training Run – Check!

It’s only 3 p.m. and I’ve already had the best day :) I met the girls at 11 a.m. for our first half marathon long training run! (Check out my training plan in this post). Exciting. We had 6 miles on the docket for this morning. It was super sunny, about 45 degrees, and we were ready to rock. Yay! I missed this beautiful NC sunshine :) We Continue Reading …