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Fitbloggin’ Conference Highlights (+ Reebok Giveaway!)

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Hello from the air on my flight back from Portland to D.C.! I’ve had such a wonderful weekend on the west coast but, as always, it will be nice to get home. :) I’ll be back soon to share some of our fun non-conference related adventures in Portland, but for now, I want to share some highlights from the conference workouts and Continue Reading …

Portland, Oregon Adventures!

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Hello from Portland, Oregon! As you guys know, I’m here for Fitbloggin’ – a fun annual fitness blogger’s conference that I had the pleasure of attending in 2010 and 2011, too. It’s nice to be back! This year, I’m here courtesy of Reebok – a big thank you to them for sponsoring me. I’m very grateful and excited to be here! :) Continue Reading …

Italy Highlight: Florence by Foot

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Welcome to my very last Italy adventures recap from our travels there last month! If you missed any of the previous recaps, check them out first: Hiking Cinque Terre (aka the most beautiful place on earth) Small Town Italy: Pisa, Lucca, Sienna & Orvieto Italy Highlight: Rome Italy Highlight: The Food! (the comments section has a great 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 Continue Reading …

Small Town Italy Highlight: Pisa, Lucca, Sienna & Orvieto

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Hello, my friends! Continuing with the Italy adventure recaps today. If you missed any of the previous recaps, check them out first! Italy Highlight: Rome Italy Highlight: The Food! (the comments section has a great discussion on healthy eating while on vacation!) That Time When a 4 Mile Run Turned Into a 4 Hour Run Elle & Rob’s Continue Reading …

Italy Highlight: Rome!

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If you missed any of the previous Italy vacation adventure recaps, check them out first! Italy Highlight: The Food! (the comments section has a great discussion on healthy eating while on vacation!) That Time When a 4 Mile Run Turned Into a 4 Hour Run Elle & Rob’s Italian Wedding Weekend The first pit stop on our Italy Continue Reading …

Italy Highlight: The Food

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Before I share sightseeing highlights from our adventures in Rome, Cinque Terre, and Florence, I first wanted to share some photos of the food! As you guys know, Italy is famous for food, and our trip’s eats definitely lived up to the hype. Florence won out for best food and restaurants, but there were gems everywhere we went. Here are some of Continue Reading …

That Time in Italy When a 4 Mile Run Turned Into a 4 Hour Run

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While Matt and I were in Italy I took a much needed break from my computer, but I had fun sharing camera phone pictures every once in awhile on my Instagram page. One of those photos was this one, with the caption: “Yesterday a group of us went running in the Italian countryside, got super lost and made it 12 miles instead of 4. Hard to be upset Continue Reading …