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EX2 Adventures Backyard Burn Trail Race + Hiking!

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I had such a wonderful day yesterday – all of it was spent on trails! We had GORGEOUS weather this weekend here in DC – I’m hoping that spring has sprung because winter? I’m totally over you. Sorry. My Sunday began bright and early (actually… dark and super early thanks to Spring Forward) with a trail race! Continue Reading …

Return to Old Rag Mountain

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Yesterday, Matt and I hiked one of my absolute favorites in the area – Old Rag Mountain in Shenandoah National Park in VA. Do you guys remember what happened last time we hiked Old Rag, 1.5 years ago?? :) Continue Reading …

Black Friday Hike & Running with an Old Friend

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Minus having to spend the better part of yesterday working on my masters paper and presentation (I go to UNC this week to present it!), we’ve had a nice Thanksgiving break! On Friday, we went for a little Black Friday hike. I’d rather fight the crowds on the trails than in the stores, that’s for sure. Although we actually had the trail Continue Reading …

Our Mini-Honeymoon: Part 3!

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If you missed part 1 or part 2, read those first! :) Another highlight of the mini-moon was all the great hiking! We did two fun hikes while we were there. The first was about an hour long; we hiked it late afternoon one day before returning to the lodge in time for happy hour. Love those beautiful leaves. The hike took us up and up and up Continue Reading …

Hiking the Billy Goat Trail in Great Falls, MD

Morning, friends! I had so much fun this weekend relaxing, playing outside, and hitting up friend’s BBQs. Yesterday, Matt and I went hiking with friends Ashley, Sokphal, and Margaret. Ashley is moving to Richmond on Tuesday for grad school (so sad she’s leaving right when I return!! :( ), so she organized the hike as a fun last hurrah. Continue Reading …

Old Rag Mountain Hike – The Encore!

Hello and happy Monday! This weekend went by way too quickly — don’t they always? Matt and I had a wonderful time in Virginia yesterday spending the day hiking our very favorite spot: Old Rag Mountain in Shenandoah National Park!  We think this was our 5th time hiking this mountain — love it! It’s been touted as one of the best Continue Reading …

Hiking & New Recipe Pages

Hello friends! Even though it’s Tuesday, I’m still dreaming of the weekend. :) There’s nothing that makes me happier than being outside on a beautiful day with this guy: I look weird because I was cracking up over the picture we took right before that one, which was this: Haha I didn’t know he was doing that. As you’ve probably Continue Reading …

Hiking Old Rag Mountain – Shenandoah National Park

Hi again — I’m back to share pictures from this weekend! I hope you all had nice long holiday weekends — or a great regular weekend — too. On Friday, Matt and I went hiking at one of our favorite spots — Old Rag Mountain in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia. Old Rag is one of our very favorite hikes — we’ve hiked it a few times Continue Reading …