Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Race Recap

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I know this post is late, after all Shamrock was almost two weeks ago, but after the excitement of qualifying for Boston, a visit from my Mom and trying to get our house ready to put on the market, this was the soonest I could get to it. It has been, … [Read more...]

Five Bean Salad with Greek Feta

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I used to love the 5 bean salad my Grandma used to make for our summer picnic gatherings. I loved it so much in fact, that the other day I when I was in the store I noticed a big jar of it. I immediately picked it up and read the label. Much to my … [Read more...]

Sauteed Garlicky Kale and Tomato

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I love Kale. I know that for some, it is an acquired taste but I put in everything from smoothies to sandwiches. In addition to loving the taste, it is considered one of nature's super foods. It is loaded with the antioxidant Vitamins K, C and A and … [Read more...]

I did what?!

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I have dreamed of a Boston Qualify since my first Marathon. Not sure why it became so important me, after all, three years ago if you were to ask me what a BQ was, I'd tell you a soft serve ice cream place. Is it the mystique? The badge of honor? … [Read more...]

Double Chocolate Recovery Fudgsicle

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Nothing tastes better after a long run than something ice cold. I started putting my chocolate milk in the freezer so when I would return from a hard workout out it would be ice cold and slushie. My kids and I are always making healthy popsicles so … [Read more...]

A Story and A Custom “Mantra” Bracelet Giveaway

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After ten long and difficult weeks of Marathon training I am now in my Taper. Hence the overabundance of blog posts, sparkly clean house, frequent showers and too much time on my hands to over think life. For awhile now, I have been pondering what … [Read more...]

Save vs. Splurge Spring Marathon Outfit Part 2

Outfit A on the Left, Outfit B on the Right

  Yesterday, I wrote a post about two very similar running outfits with dramatically different price points and asked you to guess which was which. As promised, here are the answers. Outfit A was $63.00 and Outfit B $256.00. I was … [Read more...]

Save vs.Splurge- Spring Marathon Outfits

Outfit A on the Left, Outfit B on the Right

You put in months of hard work, sweat, sacrifice, pain and sometimes tears all leading up to one of the biggest days of your life... MARATHON race day. I know that many of you are like me and plan for quite sometime on what we are going to wear … [Read more...]

Dark Chocolate Mojito

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And for this weeks Friday night cocktail we have the.... Dark Chocolate Mojito … [Read more...]

I May Never Go Back to “Regular” Again

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Awhile back Racintgales did a review of these 2XU compression tights and I had to try them out myself. I have to say they are AWESOME. My legs felt great on my run this morning, almost like getting a quad massage to go. I may never wear 'regular" … [Read more...]