Archive for the ‘Musings’ Category

I Need a “Should-less” Day (or Two)

September 18, 2016 at 8:47 am
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September is a crazy busy month for me. My work requires a bunch of travel in September. Plus, this year we had two weddings and I have a conference (for fun). I’ve been out of town more nights than I’ve been home. By the 30th, I’ll be away more than half the month. I’ve been pretty stressed and overwhelmed. The good news is that the…

Friday Five: 5 “Faves” That Are Not “My Jam”

September 16, 2016 at 6:39 am
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It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run. Each week they pick a theme and bloggers join in and link up. This year instead of specific themes, they’re letting us be creative with broad themes for each week of the month. This is a “favorites” themed…

Grab a Cup! September Ultimate Coffee Date

September 4, 2016 at 9:46 am
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Welcome to the 9th Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2016. 9 down, 3 to go as 2016 flies by. I‘m linking up again with Coco @ Running with Perseverance and Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner. What is the Ultimate Coffee Date? Imagine we are having coffee together… this post is what I would tell you. So grab a cup , “listen” and…

Up Your Labor Day BBQ Game with Great Cocktails!

August 28, 2016 at 11:01 am
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The end of summer is marked with Labor Day BBQs. Want to make yours even better? Make some hand crafted cocktails. You can make them with alcohol and without (for the kiddies and those who don’t imbibe.) I was offered the opportunity to try all natural simple syrups from Sonoma Syrup Co. to up my cocktail game. Sonoma Syrup Co. makes all natural syrups, extracts…

Friday Five: 5 Things I’m Loving Lately

August 26, 2016 at 7:18 am
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It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run. Each week they pick a theme and bloggers join in and link up. This year instead of specific themes, they are letting us be creative with broad themes for each week of the month. This is a “free”…

Fall Style Inspiration from Moonfish!

August 25, 2016 at 6:58 am
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I’ve had people tell me that I have more things going on than any one else they know. Clearly, they’ve never met Sarah Kotek a/k/a Moonfish Mama. Sarah is a nurse anesthetist, a marathon runner, a mom of two girls and a wife. She is also the creative mind behind Moonfish. Moonfish is a quarterly pop-up up store that collaborates with small businesses and local…

Friday Five: 5 Summertime Faves (So Far)

August 19, 2016 at 6:36 am
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It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run. Each week they pick a theme and bloggers join in and link up. This year instead of specific themes, they are letting us be creative with broad themes for each week of the month. This is the a…