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Monthly Archive: March 2017

5 Goals for Seabrook Lucky Trails Half Marathon

Happy Friday and Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Today I’m linking up with the lovely ladies for the Friday Five 2.0! Today I’m going to share my 5 goals for the Seabrook Lucky Trails Half Marathon. But before that… enjoy this great video, Border Collies and herding… but with a little twist. Run strong.  I really don’t have any time goals… I don’t know what to expect. …
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Annual Wearing Of The Green

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 “St. Patrick’s Day”…. we’re talking about traditions, races,  costume… etc. St. Patrick’s Day was always one of my favorite holidays! There was never any stress involved on St. Patrick’s Day … there were parades ……
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Veggie Stirfry with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Stir-fry has got to be one of the fastest meals to cook… especially if you already have all the veggies prepped! I think it is also one of the most versatile… there are practically endless choices of vegetables and sauce combinations that you can use. I like a good amount of sauce… that will settle down into the rice so at the…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – March 12

I had a solid week of running this week.  I continued with my plank-a-day and went to yoga class.  I only ran three times this week, had planned on 4, but got stuck at the office late 4 out of 5 days. I don’t know what it is, but this week my runs have felt harder than usual.  I have…
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5 Things I’m Looking Forward To This Spring

Happy Friday!  Today I’m linking up with the lovely ladies for the Friday Five 2.0! I’m talking about the things I’m looking forward to this Spring.  Spring has sprung in my part of the world… flowers are budding, temps are warming, thunderstorms are firing up, and although I’ve yet to see any – bluebonnets will begin making their appearance! Daylight lasting…
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Jail Break Run Half Marathon Race Recap – 2017

I recently ran in the Jail Break Run Half Marathon.  I signed up for this race just days prior… with the hubs out of town, the weather being gorgeous, and the race on the weekend, I couldn’t resist. Friday evening my pre-race dinner consisted of a veggie burger with sweet potato fries.  I also had a glass of wine and some chocolate…
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Broccoli Slaw Spaghetti

I want to share a fast, easy meal today. It sounds a little strange, but trust me, It is good! In this creation, I use broccoli slaw as the spaghetti and top it with a jarred pasta sauce.  I really like the Mezzetta Napa Valley Homemade – Wild Mushroom. I crumbled a little tempeh in the sauce for a little…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – March 5

This week was a week was a definite cut back week for me.  I ran twice this week, made it to yoga class, and started on my plank-a-day for the month of March. This is how my week ended up: Sunday – Rest day.  Spend most of the day in my PJs. Totally needed a pajama day! Monday – 3 easy miles with the…
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March Coffee Date

Today I’m joining the Ultimate Coffee Date for some catching up!  On the first Saturday of the month… we gather with our warm beverage of choice for some catch up!   Over tea, I’d tell you that I finally got to run on some trails this week.  I really enjoyed it too!  Since I’m prone to falling and tripping, I was…
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Savory Snack Crackers

When I was growing up, Hidden Valley Ranch Oyster Crackers were a mainstay at potlucks and parties.  They were so good. I recently had a few extra packages of oyster crackers, and I thought why not make some of those crackers for snacking during the upcoming March Madness!  Then I came to the realization that the packet of Hidden Valley Ranch…
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