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Yearly Archive: 2016

Workouts – Last Week Today – November 20

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…
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5 Foods On My Thanksgiving Table

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…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – November 13

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…
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Sex … Drugs … Murder

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…
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Have I Changed Since I Started Blogging?

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…
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Buffalo Stuffed Baked Potatoes with Blue Cheeze Drizzle

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. …
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Workouts – Last Week Today – November 6

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…
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November Coffee Date

Today I’m joining the Ultimate Coffee Date for some catching up! If we were having coffee, you would notice that I’m drinking tea.  I gave up my coffee addiction several years ago.  I usually drink a cup of yerba mate in the morning and then a cup of green tea. If we were having coffee, I’d tell you about the new…
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Vegan Fancy Nachos

Tex Mex is usually what I gravitate towards. Give me a spoon and some salsa and I’ll be happy. I had a craving for nachos the other day and knew I could make them super yummy, so that is just what I did. Note:  These taste a lot better than they look, I wasn’t thinking about picture quality when I…
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5 Things You May Not Know About Me

I’m linking up for the Friday Five 2.0!  This week we’re getting to know each other a little better by sharing 5 little known facts about us. If you’ve read my blog for a while, you know a little about me… but I bet you didn’t know these 5 things: I’m a lefty… although I throw and bowl right handed, my dad…
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