Clean Cuisine Cookbook Review and Giveaway

I am finally coming out of hibernation to write a review of the recently released Clean Cuisine Dinner Cookbook by Ivy Larson.     We were thrilled when she contacted us to ask if we would be interested in previewing her cookbook. The book begins with an introduction to Ivy and how and why she began eating clean.  In […]

2015 Goals and a recap of 2014…

Before I talk about 2015, here are some highlights from 2014…. Travel We had a great travel year! Our destinations included Cancun, Alaska, quick trips to Chicago and Philly, Paris & Amsterdam, Santa Fe, Montreal (with my mom), Korea (was supposed to be Maui), Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Vegas! Favorite Trip in 2014 – Paris […]

Weekend Update-Seoul

We are linking up with Tara from Running N Reading for a Weekend Update. We were supposed to be in Maui this week on vacation, but this happened… and we had to make a quick change in plans. Instead of laying by the ocean we are enjoying the amazing city of Seoul. Here are some […]

Best Damn Race in the Land-Buckeye 4 miler

This race was all it was advertised to be and more. 12,000 people, ending on the Ohio State Stadium 50 yard line, OSU football and basketball players running and the medal…

We’re running with the Kenyans & Tarahumaras this week-end

As Susan has mentioned in previous posts, we are traveling to New Mexico this weekend to run the Santa Fe Half Marathon. The race this year is predicted to have approximately 1,500 people running.   So why are Kenyan and Tarahumara runners choosing to run this race?    Many Kenyan athletes train in Santa Fe to reap the benefits of high […]

100 Days of Real Food Book Review and Recipe

We were honored to learn that we had been selected as Cookbook Ambassadors by Lisa Leake. Our preview copy of 100 Days of Real Food arrived last week and we have already made two of her delicious recipes. The book is so much more than a cookbook; it is a how-to guide to transition you […]

Five Favorites Friday-Birthday Edition

My birthday was last Monday and  I have been lucky enough to drag out the celebration for the last week.    This week’s Five Favorite’s Friday are all items that I received from my incredible family and friends for my birthday. 1) Band of Horses Concert Tickets Thank you P & K for the awesome gift! It […]

Making Friends with the Beast

This was a small confidence boosting week.   My Achilles feels so much better, not perfect, but I feel confident I am on the mend! Emerald City 1/2 Marathon Training Week 2 …. Sunday – Run/walk 5 miles with Jane Monday-Elliptical 40 mins-Workout with trainer (abs and arms) Tuesday-3 miles-Treadmill Wednesday-40 minutes Elliptical – YOGA! Thursday-5 miles – Treadmill-Netflix […]

Emerald City Half Training-Wk 1

A long overdue post from me… We are 10 weeks away from the Emerald City Half and I couldn’t wait to start training. I have two training plans to choose from, an intermediate plan from Runner’s World Big Book of Marathon and Half Marathon Training and the other plan is one that I used when I ran […]

What I Ate Wednesday

We are hooking up today with Jenn from Peas and Crayons for what I ate Wednesday. Breakfast Hard Boiled Egg and Greek Yogurt. What isn’t shown is the PB2 and cocoa powder which is mixed into the yogurt. This combination, which I found on Advocare Runner’s Blog, is nothing short of genius. Lunch Chicken and […]