Carrot Pumpkin Spice Muffins (Foodie Friday #34)

Last week I shared some of the food I ate while on the 21 Day Sugar Detox and I was surprised some of you wanted more of the recipes!  Happily surprised actually so today I’m going to share one of the requested recipes, Ill have the next one up the following week. A few notes…

The Carolinas, A Marathon, and Other Random Things(TOL #32)

Happy day before Friday everyone!  Its been far too long since I’ve done a random thought dump for Thinking Out Loud (thanks for hosting Amanda, link here).  So here goes, in no particular order:   We went to Charleston last weekend and all I can say is BLAH!  Sorry if you live there but I…

Workout Recap 4/19-25

Last week I asked my coach if I could take this week off.  I have been mentally and physically exhausted and just needed a minute to catch my breath.  She only half listened to me and still had me do 2 runs this week.  I shouldn’t be complaining, but when I say I need some…

Blue Bell Fun Run 10k

April 9th was the Blue Bell Fun Run 1mile walk, 5K run/walk and 10k run.  This is the 38th year of this race and overall I had a great time.  Would I do it again, maybe.  You can read about my goals here but spoiler alert…I GOT A 4 MINUTE PR!!!! Alarm went off at…

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream (Foodie Friday #33)

Call me basic but I love simple ice cream.  Vanilla is the best ice cream flavor and let me tell you why…it goes with EVERYTHING!  Warm brownie?  Put a scoop of vanilla ice cream on it.  Hot pie?  Its much better a la mode!  Root Beer float?  Not complete without some ice cream (oh man,…

Sugar Detox Week 3 and Final Thoughts (TOL #31)

Its the final countdown!!! #SorryNotSorry That’s right, cue the cheesy cliche music…its the last week of the detox!  There is light at the end of this meat tunnel and I cannot wait!  Let’s talk shall we!  (check out week 1 and week 2.  Sugar detox link here) Linking up with Amanda to do this thinking…

WIWW #38

I have a confession to make…I didn’t wear this on a Wednesday.  I wore this outfit to Gourmet Night on Saturday which was Kentucky Derby themed.  I’m flying to Charlotte today so its jeans and a t-shirt for me (I have a connecting flight so its a long day of flying). I don’t get dressed…

Workout Recap 4/12-18

My legs are rebelling this week.  They feel all tight and swollen and nasty…made for some interesting runs to say the least.  I didn’t do any cross-training this week mainly because my motivation just wasn’t there.  I need to get back at it though, I have some trips coming up I want to  be buff…

Disney Dining Tips @ Epcot

Oh how I love Epcot.  With the various festivals throughout the year (food and wine post here, Christmas post here), all the delicious food and beautiful landscaping its my favorite way to spend a day with the least amount of screaming children.  For a day of more adult fun Epcot is the place to be….

The Best Dang Blueberry Pie Ever (Foodie Friday #32)

Its not blueberry season quite yet but I made this pie for the family recently and remembered how much I love blueberry pie. We live pretty close to a blueberry farm (Moorhead’s Blueberry farm) so every other year we head down and pick our weight in blueberries.  What I love about this farm is they…

Sugar Detox Week 2 (TOL #30)

Linking up with Amanda to talk sugar detox thinking out loud style.  See full linkup here. Continuing on this journey that is a sugar detox.  Week 2 started today and I feel a little more prepared than last week (check out week 1 here and the sugar detox here).  Although my fridge is so full…

WIWW #37

Its a gloomy day here in Houston and apparently my outfit matches the skies.  I don’t have anything whitty or fun to say today, you know how gloomy days go.  Today would be the perfect day to curl up in my comfy chairs with a cup of hot tea and watch some movies.  I wish…