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DIY blue gel ice pack- great for runners and add toys to make a boo boo pack for kids

DIY Homemade Gel Ice Pack

Did you know it’s really easy to make you own blue gel ice pack at home? It requires only a few household items- add a few plastic toys and make it a boo boo pack for kids.

Lemony Artichoke and White Bean Hummus Recipe. I love this clean eating dip appetizer. Sometimes I will eat it as an main dish when I dont feel like cooking- even my kids love this. Great for parties, potlucks or game day.

Lemony Artichoke and White Bean Hummus

I’m linking up with Tina Muir and Confessions of a Mother Runner for Meatless Monday. Head over there and check out some of the great recipes they have.  This weekend we celebrated one of my children’s birthday. We had family who flew in from the East Coast, and it was so much fun. We kicked […]

DIY Race Weatherproof race Pace Band

DIY Weatherproof Full or Half Marathon Race Pace Band

I have run 10 marathons and with the exception of the last two, I went out way too fast. Before I had a few races under my belt, I ran more by feel than by what I really should be running. Endurance races are much different than the shorter distances because if you don’t have […]

No Bake Salted Caramel Latte Cookies

No Bake Salted Caramel Latte Cookies- Vegan & Gluten Free

I’m linking up with Tina Muir and Confessions of a Mother Runner for Meatless Monday. Head over there and check out some of the great recipes they have.   Yesterday my family and I celebrated Father’s Day by spoiling my wonderful husband. First off, breakfast, and then we went to see the movie Inside Out […]

DIY Homemade All Natural Sugar Free Electrolyte Sports Drink Drink- Gatorade and other store bought  drinks are full of sugar and artificial junk- not only is this recipe quick and easy to make, you can make ahead and store in the frig for up to two weeks. These got me through my 12 week half marathon training and my kids love them too. Great when their sick- can be frozen into pops. Running motivation | fitness tips

DIY Homemade All Natural- No Sugar Added Electrolyte Sports Drink

Monday afternoon I had a whole slew of kids over here for an end of school, beginning of summer swim party. It’s finally starting to heat up in SoCAL and I’m glad I had it Monday because the remnants of Hurricane Blanca caused it to rain all day Tuesday. It is so rare that it […]