Holiday Happenings

Each year, one of my favorite ways to recap the year is through my Christmas tree. If you’ve been reading for a while, you know that my token tourist purchase is an ornament from my new state that I race. I’m pretty lucky to have collected 8 new ornaments this year. I honestly didn’t think that anything could top 2014, but 2015 proved me wrong. More on that reflection later, for now it’s all about Christmas.Little Rock, Arkansas. My first PR in the half marathon distance in 2015 and a...

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A Trip Around the Tree

If you’ve followed along for a the past few years, you know I have a love for all things Christmas, especially decorating the tree. One of my favorite things to do when I travel, particularly racing in a new state, is to get an ornament. It’s always fun to pull an ornament out of the box after it’s been in hiding for a year and bring back a memory of a trip/race (and it won’t clutter your house year round 🙂 ).  Here are this years newest addition and a highlight of...

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Things I’m Lovin’ Volume III

Occasionally I have a bunch of random things that I’m loving that just don’t seem to go together. This is one of those times. So bullet points and lists it is! 1. I’d seen a few posts here and there about Mix My Own. You can make your own granola! You start with your base, add fruit, then nuts and seeds, and then extras. There are tons of options, including gluten free, and you just pay by what you add to your mix. I LOVE mine and eat it in my greek yogurt with a little honey...

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Trips and the Tree

As mentioned several times over the past few weeks, I LOVE CHRISTMAS. Decorating the Christmas tree is one of my favorite things. P was a trooper to help me pick out one and decorate it. The one reason I really love my tree is because it is filled with memories. A lot of race memories. No, I don’t use my race bling as ornaments. I try to pick up an ornament on each trip I take, and that usually means a race since I am racing the states (and less crap around my house-it only comes out once a...

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