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Weekend Fitness Fun

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Hey friends! I had such an action packed weekend that I’m going to split it into two recaps. First up is the fitness adventures, and coming tomorrow, I’ll share a recap of my new favorite hotel and restaurant where Matt and I spent Saturday night with our families for Mother’s day. It was wonderful! It’s about an hour and a half outside DC – any Continue Reading …

Switzerland Finale

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Welcome to the finale of my Europe adventures! After a wonderful day of hiking near Lucerne, Switzerland, the second to last day of my trip began on a ferry. My friend Melli and I took the ferry from Vitznau to Lucerne, which was about an hour, so we could explore the city. It was more fun than driving! :) Continue Reading …

Hiking Rigi Mountain near Lucerne, Switzerland

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From Geneva, I was back on the train for the final leg of my European adventure: meeting up with my German friend Melli for some hiking near Lucerne! Melli and I first met when we were randomly flatmates while both living in Prague back in 2009. We’ve been good friends ever since – she even came to our wedding all the way from Germany! She lives Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

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Hello and happy Monday! Can you guys believe Christmas is less than 10 days away?! I don’t know about you guys, but I need to get moving on some serious Christmas shopping this week. Yikes! By the way – if you’re looking for some holiday gift/stocking stuffer ideas for your favorite runner or foodie, check out my favorite products page for some Continue Reading …

1 Year Anniversary Trip

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I can hardly believe it, but it’s been almost exactly 1 year since Matt and I said “I do” on a beautiful, sunny October day in 2012. We spent the weekend celebrating. :) Our actual anniversary is next weekend, on October 13, but schedule-wise it worked better to take a trip this past weekend. So we did! Continue Reading …

Exploring the Outaouais Region of Canada: Day 2

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Back to the Canada adventures recaps! If you missed the first recap, check that out first: Exploring the Outaouais Region of Canada: Day 1 I know, Canada is sooo ugly, right?! ;) Continue Reading …

Hiking Great Falls Park & Biking to Mt. Vernon!

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Hello and happy Tuesday! Besides running the ROC Race, I had a really fun and active weekend. It was so nice to be in DC for once and not traveling! On Saturday afternoon, it was beautiful out, and Matt and I had plans to go hiking in Great Falls Park with my college BFF Turner & her husband, Will. Turner has been in DC for the past year Continue Reading …

Italy Highlight: Hiking Cinque Terre

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I know I promised the winners of the Brooks awkward running photo contest today, but I’m waiting to hear back on whether I can offer additional prizes to a few runner ups, since I’ve had such great entries to the contest! The post is ready to go so it will be up as soon as I hear either way. Thanks for your patience – it will be worth the wait! Continue Reading …