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North Carolina Weekend Adventures

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Hello, my friends! As you know, Matt and I were in North Carolina this weekend for my grad school friend Jill’s wedding. It was so great to be back – it still feels like home there. If you’re new to the blog, I graduated with my Masters of Public Health in Nutrition from UNC Chapel Hill in December. Matt and I lived in the area for 2 years Continue Reading …

Saturday Morning 8 Miler + Brunch

Good morning and happy Sunday! I hope you’re all enjoying your weekends. Mine started off yesterday morning with my first real training run of the year — 8 miles! I’m starting to amp up in preparation for the Tobacco Road Half Marathon in March. Speaking of training — have you seen my new blog feature? I added a list of upcoming races Continue Reading …

Going Car Free for the Day

Matt and I took our bikes out to play on Sunday! Being out of town a bunch on weekends lately meant that our bikes have been a little neglected, so when Matt suggested we take them out for a spin on Sunday I was more than happy to oblige! Matt planned out a big loop through some of the country roads near us. It was a GORGEOUS day — 70 and Continue Reading …

Engagement Dinner & UNC Running Tour

Good morning! Matt and I went out to dinner on Monday night to celebrate our engagement! Our first engagement dinner was at Panera on the 5 hour drive home from the hike Sunday, so we thought we should probably up the ante a bit. ;) We decided to go to 411 West, a fun place in Chapel Hill, and brought along a bottle of Blenheim Vineyards wine from Continue Reading …

Running + Farmers Markets = Happiness

I’ve had the best day and it’s not even 1 p.m. yet :) (Rocking my awesome new SparkPeople bamboo performance shirt that the lovely Stepfanie sent me! It’s soooo soft and comfy — and great for running since it wicks and dries super fast.) This morning, Matt headed off to play soccer and I headed off to meet my grad school friend Jillian Continue Reading …

A Photo Journey of Chapel Hill & Carrboro

Hello friends! After a productive morning, I decided to take the afternoon off to play. The past few months have been SO busy it was nice to just take some time to myself! I threw on workout clothes, grabbed my sunglasses and my DSLR camera, and headed into Chapel Hill, walking all the way through town into Carrboro, the neighboring town, taking Continue Reading …