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Running Gear… how much is enough?

Today I’m linking up with Erica at MCM Mama Runs, Marcia at Marcia’s Healthy Slice, and Patty at My no-guilt life for Tuesdays on the Run. Today the topic is the Running Gear – are you a hoarder or minimalist? I think I fall about in the middle.  While I am newish at running, I haven’t had the time yet…
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Vegan Margherita Pizza

When I found the vegan mozzarella alternative recipe from Mary Ellen over at VNutrition, I knew I had to try it. It looked like a very quick and easy recipe AND it looked like it got melty. I am a pizza lover and one of the things that I miss when trying to be dairy free is pizza. I thought…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – Jun 5

This week I didn’t do much running at all. My only run was Sunday for my long run. I would really like to go for a run! I helped close out an office at work on Tuesday-Thursday during the week and spend a lot of time packing and running around.  I was so exhausted after those days! I am totally not…
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May Running Recap

May…. is in the books. It is hard to believe that it is June already… this year is flying by! May brought a lot of storms… many of which I couldn’t run through. I made some running goals for the year in January and it’s time to check in to see how I’m progressing on them. Goal:  Run 1,000 miles in…
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Global Running Day – My Story

Today is Global Running Day!  I’m linking up with Kristen and Courtney over at Jonesing For a Run to celebrate Global Running Day. Many bloggers that love to run are linking up to reflect on their love for running… so here goes! Why do you run? I run for fun! I love the feeling I get after a run. Running is…
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Best Races in Houston & KC

Today I’m linking up with Erika at MCM Mama Runs, Marcia at Marcia’s Healthy Slice, and Patty at My no-guilt life for Tuesdays on the Run. Today the topic is the best races in your area/state. Any distance, any time of year… While I have only been racing in the Houston area for almost a year, I have come across…
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Pineapple Broccoli Quinoa

When I found this recipe from Lucie over at Win-Win Food I knew I had to try it! Who could resist a nutrient rich dish that can be ready to eat in 30 minutes?  Not me! I made it from the recipe, but then found that I did need to add a little spice to suit my tastes. I’ve included my…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – May 29

All my spring races are done… I don’t have anything on the race schedule confirmed until October 30 (boo!).  There are a few 5k races in Houston during the summer and I am running in the Southern Star Brewing Company 5k (because, free craft beer). I had been struggling to remember to get my planks in, but seeing all the strong ladies in…
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The Incredibles Virtual Run Race Recap

I signed up to run the Incredibles Virtual Race in April.  I opted to run it as one of my training tempo runs.  I thought the challenge of it being an actual race would assist with motivation. The Incredibles Virtual Run, was organized by Level Up Runs.  This was the first virtual run I ever participated in, and I enjoyed the…
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5 Things I Plan On Cooking This Weekend

Happy Friday!!! Today I’m linking up with Courtney from Eat Pray Run DC, Mar from Mar on the Run and Cynthia from You Signed Up For What for the Friday Five link up. If there is something that I love just as much as running… it is cooking!  With the 3 day memorial day weekend coming up, I plan on…
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