My Personal Confessions –“Truth is…”

Truth is

Truth is, I was reading my friend Heidi's most recent blog post, where Heidi was reading Katie's post about "Truth is" -- they revealed what is happening in their lives right now. Both of them inspired me so much. They graciously communicated … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Matcha Green Tea Cookies


    Matcha, Matcha, Matcha everyone is talking about Matcha. No, this is not an espisode from the Brady Bunch. Nor are we talking about an overly masculine man. I am talking about a concentrated green tea that has many health benefits. See … [Read more...]

Pomegranate Pear Slaw


The other day a box of fresh produce arrived on my doorstep. My husband, who is not typically a fantastic gift giver, completely scored when he signed me up for farm fresh, local produce to be delivered twice a month to our door as a Christmas gift. … [Read more...]

Eco Friendly Gift Guide for Runners

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Something that is very important to many of us is being an educated, informed, and conscious consumer, especially during the holidays when we might be making more purchases. More and more races are becoming aware of how much waste and trash their … [Read more...]

5 Tips For Staying Active During the Holiday Season


  “Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Target® C9 through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post for Target® C9 all opinions are my own." With Christmas just a few weeks away, it would be easy to … [Read more...]

How to make your Holiday Baking Healthier

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Not sure if it's just me or what, but I am getting nervous about the impending holiday season. I love to bake-- I deliver baked goods to neighbors, teachers, friends, and relatives every year, but, hey, a lot (maybe the majority!) stays here in our … [Read more...]

Caramelized Sweet Potatoes with a Tangy Cashew Cream Sauce and a Sweet and Sour Broccoli slaw


Although I do not consider myself a vegan, I primarily eat vegan and vegetarian meals. I'm just not that into meat, unless I know it's free range, grass fed, and/or organic. I guess I just can't get over the way the USA processes their meat. More and … [Read more...]

The Speech for my Husband’s Retirement from the US Navy


  On November 7, 2014 my husband Rob McClellan retired from the US Navy after faithfully serving our country for 20 years. I, along with my children were some of his guest speakers. I want my children to look back and remember that day with … [Read more...]

Is a Neutral running shoe right for you?

Is a Neutral Shoe right for you?

Disclosure: The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Mizuno. All opinions are my own. I don't consider myself a shoe expert, but I have been running long enough to know the intricacies of most trail, road, and hybrid … [Read more...]

7 Tips for Making Time to Run


Disclosure: This post was sponsored by lucy through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about lucy, all opinions are my own. I think it's safe to say that we all get in a rut from time to time. … [Read more...]


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