My First Swim Meet EVER

I swam in my first ever swim meet last weekend, probably 30 years too late, but better late than never. It was so much fun! Not sure why I waited so long, but… Continue reading

Friday Five: Favorites for Running

Do you have your favorite running accessories? Those that no matter what you throw on to run. Almost like a beard in the World Series, they have become that much a part of… Continue reading

Kale and Cannellini Bean Stew

I tried another new recipe I wanted to share with you during my early January cooking frenzy. I tend to cook more in the winter when it’s cold–the warm kitchen makes the evenings… Continue reading

Blast from the past: IMNOLA 69.1

There’s no t-shirt for this one–69.1 recap April 25, 2011 at 5:42pm Since the week after Thanksgiving I have been training for the Half Ironman in New Orleans.  This triathlon is made up… Continue reading

You had me at Dough

Let me start out by saying that I might not be the most unbiased tester. I love sweets and especially cookies. So when Skratch Labs came out with their cookie mix of course I wanted to… Continue reading

Taking my own advice

I remember telling someone a week ago to be kind to themself (is that really a word?) and remember to give themself (I don’t really think it’s a word, but what is the correct reflective… Continue reading


Some of you know I started a new job just before the holidays. I’m was so excited (and still am!) because it gave me the opportunity to combine my education and background in… Continue reading

New Recipe: Beef and Broccoli and Cauliflower

I made a goal last year to try a new recipe each month, but I was not good about keeping track of it nor actually trying out new things, therefore the goal made… Continue reading

One of my favorite things

There are some things that I absolutely love and thought I would share a couple with you from time to time. If for some reason I get a kick back on something, I… Continue reading

Blast from the past: IMNOLA 57.2

Ran across this old race report from Facebook the other day. Thought it would be fun to share as it was my first participation in a half Ironman as a relay. Fun to… Continue reading