Happy Thanksgiving!!!!


I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving and get to enjoy lots of fun with family, friends and food!!!! I got an easy 7 miles in this morning. It was a beautiful, crisp morning! Now we are off to visit my husbands […]

Baby, It’s cold outside!


This me to a T! I was not made for winter :)! But, since it is unavoidable, here are some of my stay warm tips for running outside. As much as I may not be a fan of the cold, I try to […]

The Runner’s Christmas wish list!


Yup!!!! Since we have already talked about all the craziness of Black Friday…I am ready to reveal the ultimate runner’s Christmas wish list!!! I actually do love Christmas shopping. I love trying to be creative and come up with fun gifts for people. […]



  I love, love, love Christmas music, and being able to hear it at every store that I go to….but I also love Thanksgiving!!! It seems like every year the Christmas celebration starts earlier and earlier…it actually irritates me a little. I think […]

After a marathon….funny!


Hello from Maryland!!! We are in Maryland with the kids this weekend and having a great time. We got to do some hiking yesterday…post and pictures to come…but I came across this awesome video! It had me laughing out loud…mostly because of how […]

Lessons learned from kids


  As adults we are supposed to be the teachers, the example. I think so many times though we can learn so much from our kids. Whether it is our own kids, kids we teach, neighbors, relatives, or kids we read or hear […]

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Happy Monday!!! I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend! If you raced, tell me about it…I hope it went well! It was an absolutely beautiful weekend here in Iowa! It was some of my very favorite running weather; 60 degrees, sunny and a […]

Home sweet home!!!


It is so good to back in the swing of things!!!! It so really hard for me to blog while I am traveling! I feel like I have spent the last three weeks traveling, so sleeping in my own bed feels wonderful!!!! We […]