Run Thru The Woods Race Recap
Race Recap
On Thanksgiving Day, my family and I participated in the Run Thru The Woods in the morning.  It had been a while since I had run a Thanksgiving Day race, and I had missed the fun run start to the holiday. I’m grateful my family was game for the fun too! Race day eve was pretty interesting.  We had been out seeing …
Workouts – Last Week Today – November 27
Running
I’m in my 9th week of training for the Houston Marathon. Race day is 7 weeks away!! This week I had great week of training! I’m loving the crisp fall weather that we had most of the week.  I mixed up my mileage and workouts up a bit… to compensate for family being in town. On Thanksgiving my family participated in the Run …
Hearty Harvest Chili
Recipes
I’m blessed this Thanksgiving holiday to have my family visiting from Kansas.  Although they love their meat… they are always willing to try out new things and eat vegetarian once in a while. My sister requested my vegetarian chili… this is the first recipe that I created and called my own.  In fact, it is one of my most requested …
Workouts – Last Week Today – November 20
Running
I’m in my 8th week of training for the Houston Marathon. Race day is 8 weeks away… and I’m feeling pretty good This week was a cut back week for me.  I had a great week of running this week!  Here’s how it all shook out: Sunday – Rest. We got back from the deer lease too late for me to head …
5 Foods On My Thanksgiving Table
Friday Five
I’m linking up for the Friday Five 2.0!  This week we’re talking about holiday foods. With Thanksgiving next week… I’m a little behind in planning out what will be on my Thanksgiving table.  I’m excited to have my family traveling down from Kansas to celebrate the holiday with me! Mashed potatoes… my niece Hannah told me that there MUST be mashed potatoes at …
Workouts – Last Week Today – November 13
Running
I’m in my 7th week of training for the Houston Marathon. Race day is 63 days away… and I’m feeling pretty good Being an evening runner, I am really not enjoying the time change.  Thankfully, I have an awesome boss that lets me leave early on the days I need to run. I had a great week of running this week!  Here’s …
Sex … Drugs … Murder
Book Review
This book has a very complex story line that all begins when grandmother Maureen Phelan is surprised in her home by a stranger, she clubs the intruder with a Holy Stone and as a result he dies. This one act connects the range of characters and their stories in the book. The book is set in modern day Ireland… the underbelly of …
Have I Changed Since I Started Blogging?
Tuesdays on the Run
Today I’m joining the lovely ladies for Tuesdays On The Run.  Where we talk about a different topic each week that is running related. Today’s topic is “How are you different from when you started blogging”. I started this blog a little over a year ago to keep my family and friends updated on my running and training shenanigans.  When …
Buffalo Stuffed Baked Potatoes with Blue Cheeze Drizzle
Recipes
Baked potatoes are such a great blank canvas.  As you have probably noticed, I really enjoy them! As a fan of spicy food, one of the things I have missed since becoming plant based was spicy chicken wings.  Thank you to whoever came up with buffalo cauliflower! This recipe combines buffalo sauce, cauliflower and soy curls for the buffalo part.  …
Workouts – Last Week Today – November 6
Running
I’m in my 6th week of training for the Houston Marathon. Race day is 10 weeks away… it is starting to feel real! I had a great week of running this week!  Here’s how it all shook out: Sunday – Houston Half Marathon – 13.1 miles.  Had a great time at this race, check out my recap here. Monday – Rest Tuesday – 4 …