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8 Tips for staying hydrated this summer. Great tips especially number 1

8 Tips for Keeping Your Family Hydrated this Summer

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Brita, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #BritaOnTheGo http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Last Saturday my friends and I hit the trails for a long run/hike. I’ve been nursing a shin injury, so my running friends graciously offered to slow down […]

Cornucopia Salad is full of  flavor the sweet chewy dried fruit meets the tangy salty blue cheese making this salad recipe burst with flavor. I have served this at bridal and baby showers, bbq's, parties and potlucks and every time someone wants the recipe. We will be eating this all summer long.

Cornucopia Salad with a Citrus Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

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.   Happy Memorial day. Oftentimes it’s easy to forgot that Memorial Day is more than just an extra day off. It’s more than parties, bbq’s, and beer. […]

DIY handheld water bottle for under 2 dollars. Can be used for running, hiking, and kids- can use most any bottle with it. I used this when I trained for my half marathon because I could through the bottle out at the end of my run, and stick the holder in my flip belt, also very popular with my kids.

Runner Hacks-DIY Handheld Water Bottle Holder for under $2.00

Who else could live outside right now? I know I reside in SoCal where the weather basically repeats itself 360 with small variations, but, man, it is gorgeous outside. I was supposed to run my hometown marathon this weekend, but still off due to injury. I’m planning on going out and cheering on my running […]

13 Tips For running your 2nd Half Marathon

13 Realistic Tips for Running your Second Half Marathon

So you’ve run your first Half Marathon and you’ve got the bug. I know this feeling all too well. I can remember running mine and the feeling of accomplishment pouring through my veins. I will never forget that moment. It was March 2008, we were living in Northern Virginia, and I had three small children […]

Overnight Maple Raspberry Chia Pudding

Overnight Maple Raspberry Chia Pudding

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. Last Thursday it rained all day here in SoCal! I know for most this is no big deal, but, as you may know, we are in such […]

What's Wrong With Waiting-

What’s Wrong With Waiting?

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by thinkTHIN® and WomensForum.com. All opinions are 100% my own. Last week my family set out for the “happiest place on earth” –Disneyland-. At least that’s their tagline. The happiest place also turns out to be one of the most expensive places I’ve ever visited! It felt like we were […]