Category Archives: Fitness

Easy Banana Blender Muffins

My blog posts are few and between these days! I have quite a few recipes to share from the past few months, I just need to sit down and write them! It’s been a busy but fun spring over here. … finish reading Easy Banana Blender Muffins

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Purre Barre “Bring on the Men” & Six Month Milestone

This week marked two important Pure Barre milestones: Luke’s first Pure Barre class and six months of Pure Barre for me! A couple more months and I will be a member of the “100 Club”. The “Bring on the Men” … finish reading Purre Barre “Bring on the Men” & Six Month Milestone

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Mistletoe Half Marathon Recap

On Saturday, I ran my third half marathon! My chip time was 2:27:20. When I saw the results, I realized that I was incredibly close to my half marathon PR of 2:25:43. I never imagined I would come close to … finish reading Mistletoe Half Marathon Recap

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Maple & Sriracha Roasted Cashews

Yesterday I completed the last long run of my half marathon training! I love the timing of this half because it allows me to get all of my training done and enjoy Thanksgiving, and then have the race be over … finish reading Maple & Sriracha Roasted Cashews

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Favorite Running Gear

The end of my half marathon training is finally near! On Tuesday I made it into the double digits and ran 10.5 miles! It was a very humbling run, to say the least. The only thing that pushed me through … finish reading Favorite Running Gear

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Rosemary Roasted Chicken with Apple and Fall Vegetables (Plus Lots of Fall Hiking!)

Happy Monday! We had a great fall & fun-filled weekend in North Carolina. First we drove to Asheville to enjoy the foliage, hiking and great food. I crossed “driving the Blue Ridge Parkway in the fall” off my bucket list … finish reading Rosemary Roasted Chicken with Apple and Fall Vegetables (Plus Lots of Fall Hiking!)

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Half-Marathon Training Update

I hope your weekend is off to a good start! As another week of running and Pure Barre comes to an end, I figured it was time for an update on my half-marathon training. So far, I’ve stuck with my … finish reading Half-Marathon Training Update

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Pure Barre Winston-Salem

Today started off with my latest fitness obsession: Pure Barre. I’ve been attending Pure Barre classes on average three times a week for the past month, and so far I love it! I took a few barre classes back in … finish reading Pure Barre Winston-Salem

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Vineyard Stomp 5K and Fall Running

Happy Monday! I started my day off with an 4.5 mile run as part of my half-marathon training. Yep, I’m running another half! I will be running the YMCA Mistletoe Half here in Winston-Salem on December 6th! This means I … finish reading Vineyard Stomp 5K and Fall Running

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Hiking Pilot Mountain

Good morning from North Carolina! Luke and I are officially moved into our new house in Winston-Salem, where Luke is attending Wake Forest Law School. Although it rained for almost a week straight after we arrived, the sun finally came … finish reading Hiking Pilot Mountain

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