Archive for the ‘Musings’ Category

July Ultimate Coffee Date – Happy Place Edition

July 5, 2015 at 7:02 am
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I can’t believe it has already been a month since the last Ultimate Coffee Date link up! Another year is flying by. I‘m linking up again with Coco @ Running with Perseverance, Lynda @ Fitness Mom Wine Country, & Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner for the seventh “Ultimate Coffee Date” of 2015. What is the Ultimate Coffee Date? Imagine we are having coffee…

Friday Finds: 5 Ways to Have a Healthy, Happy Independence Day!

July 3, 2015 at 7:01 am
5 Ways Happy 4th

It’s Friday, so I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each Friday, they host a link up — a “Friday Five.” This week’s topic is “Independence Day.” I am going to go with 5 ways to have a happy, health Independence Day weekend.…

Friday Finds: Five Things I was Doing 10 Years Ago

June 26, 2015 at 5:42 am
Our "church" in Brooklyn Heights

It’s Friday, so I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each Friday, they host a link up — a “Friday Five.” This week’s topic is “Five Things I was Doing 10 Years Ago.” I love this one… it makes me reflect on what…

Why Runners Are Awesome – Grandma’s Marathon Recap

June 21, 2015 at 8:01 am
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As I mentioned on Friday, I am up in Duluth, MN and I ran Grandma’s Marathon. Grandma’s is an amazing mid-sized marathon with a “great course for a PR” and a terrific “small town” feel. To add to the fun, I worked at the expo with my friends from Janji. It was so much fun telling so many runners about Janji’s mission to “run for…

Friday Finds: 5 Things That Make Me Happy

June 19, 2015 at 6:41 am
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I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each Friday, they host a link up — a “Friday Five.” This week’s topic is “5 Things That Make Me Happy.” The only thing that makes me sad is that I can only pick 5! 1.…

Embrace What You Have…#onepartpledge

June 14, 2015 at 8:54 am
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If you read this blog, you probably know that I love sharing things here and on Instagram and other social media channels. Like most people, I get sucked into the social media vortex and suffer from fear of missing out and comparing myself to others. I think, “Why do other bloggers have so many more followers? Why do people “like” their posts and not mine?…

Friday Finds: 5 Fun Things To Try This Summer

June 12, 2015 at 6:55 am
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The calendar says it’s summer so here are some fun summer finds for you! I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each Friday, they host a link up — a “Friday Five.” This week’s topic is fun summer activities. 1. Go somewhere new!…