When I was younger, I recall camping being a time to eat all the snacks that weren’t normally in our house. This included things like wrapped Hostess snacks, chips, and all other “unhealthy” treats. Dinners usually consisted of hot dogs, brats or burgers on the grill. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good burger or brat on a campfire, but this… Continue reading Easy Peasy Campfire Meal
This past weekend we took our first family camping trip. On Saturday morning, we packed up our car and headed to Devil’s Lake for a weekend of tent camping, hiking, and beach fun. On our way up, we made a little pit stop.
5. This blog post. I stumbled across Gina’s blog a few years ago through the Lululemon ambassador site. I was drawn to her style of writing and what her blog was all about. Her goal is to run a marathon in all 50 states. She’s not a daily blogger; she posts mainly just about each marathon she’s… Continue reading 5 Things Friday
On Sunday we celebrated Madelyn’s 2nd Birthday. I can’t believe how quickly these past two years have gone by. It makes me kind of sad that she is no longer the small, squishy, cuddly baby we brought home from the hospital. Although I miss the days of just rocking with her pressed up against my chest, it… Continue reading Look Who’s Two!
Happy Wednesday! We’re half-way through the week and HALFWAY THROUGH MARATHON TRAINING!!!!!!!!! I’m excited and scared all at the same time. October 12th can’t get here fast enough. So far, my training has been going okay. I’m trying my hardest to get my longer runs done with a local running group. On days when I… Continue reading Week 10 CM Training Recap
Happy Wednesday! I just completed a 7 mile run and I’ve convinced myself that if I wait to do my training runs during the hottest part of the day, it can only help me come race day, right?! Here’s to hoping. After my run, I stopped and did some stretching near a local park bench… Continue reading Fitting it all In…Or not.
I just began week 10 of marathon training…so maybe now’s a good time to mention the marathon?! In May, I decided to bite the bullet and train for the Chicago Marathon. I knew that I wanted to do it again (I had to beat my time after all!) I just wasn’t sure about how soon I… Continue reading Running With Purpose