Holiday Happiness.

Are you ready?  It’s the same post I write every December, with pictures of the exact same Christmas decorations I’ve been using since 2006!  Can you contain your excitement?  Let’s do this! This has...

Going Nuts.

Most of the time these days, I feel like I am going nuts.  Currently, we are going nuts because we have had pouring non-stop rain for weeks and weeks.  And I know what you...

Gift Guide For Kiddos: Sibling Edition!

Does anyone still need to do their Christmas shopping?  Of course I meant to do this post weeks ago, but surprise surprise – I’m way behind as always!  You guys still love me, right? ...

Thanksgiving 2015 (& Beautiful Bouqs!)

We are back home in Seattle after a wonderful week back in the Midwest with our families.  We took off last Tuesday morning, and for the first time in four years I wasn’t nervous...

The Vegetarian Thanksgiving Menu.

It’s almost here – my very favorite holiday of the whole year.  Not surprisingly, it’s the one that is all about FOOD – Thanksgiving!  We’ll be traveling for Thanksgiving this year – splitting the...

Coconut Curried Butternut Squash & Kale Soup

Hey guys – how was your week??  I am sorry for the radio silence over here.  This week totally got away from me.  We are busy, busy getting ready to go away for Thanksgiving...

Coffee Talk: Monday Edition.

Happy Monday, friends!  I’m a disorganized mess of thoughts this morning, so I figured I’d just dump it all right here.  And I haven’t done a weekly wrap-up for workouts in weeks, so how...

Fall Festivities & Halloween 2015.

I know everyone feels this way, but I absolutely LOVE fall.  Even though Seattle is the Emerald City – green all year round! – we still get all the amazing orange, red, and yellow...

Winter Blues No-Chicken Veggie Noodle Soup.

First of all – can I just give you all a huge hug for the response to my last post?  I read every word of every comment, and was blown away by your kind...

The Highs and Lows.

Now that all this running and racing is behind me for now, I thought it was a good time to talk about fitness and post-partum life in general.  Although my kids just turned two...

Nike Women’s Half Marathon Weekend 2015

Last weekend I packed up my bags and flew to California ALL BY MYSELF!  It was only my third time ever leaving the boys, and it felt exciting and a bit unnerving at the...

Cali-Bound.

Happy Thursday, friends!  Today feels like crazy town because I’m running around to get ready to FLY TO CALIFORNIA tomorrow morning!  Can you tell I’m excited??  This is only my third time ever leaving...