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5 Favorite Authors

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. Today we are talking about favorites. I’m always reading something, my kindle (or kindle app) is never far from reach. Today I am sharing with you my…
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Running With The Cows Race Recap

The past week, I made my annual trek back home to my home state of Kansas to visit with my family. When I was planning this trip, I searched for local races to run in (who doesn’t) and found this local race that got rave reviews. My nieces were interested in running the 5k, so I signed us all up….
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Racing

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 racing. Are you a one and done type? Or do you run the same ones over and over? I like to run a variety of races. However, if there is…
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Vegan Macaroni, Cheese and Broccoli

When I decided to focus on eliminating dairy and eggs from my diet, cheese was a hard sell.  I have always been a fan of macaroni and cheese. In college I would make it (from the blue box) and add in some sort of veg – broccoli, peas, cauliflower.  I was worried that my mac and cheese days were over….
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Workouts – Last Week Today – May 15

This week I headed ‘back home’ for my annual visit with my mom, sister, and her family in northeast Kansas.  While I can’t say that I miss living in Kansas, I do enjoy visiting! In my planning for this trip I found a half marathon that looked like fun and since it also had a 5k, I signed my nieces up…
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5 Wishes for Back Home Dining

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.  Today we are talking about food!  Since I’m visiting back home in northeast Kansas, I thought I’d share the 5 meals/restaurants that I will be eating (at) while I am here. Free…
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Goals for Running With The Cows

This weekend I will be running in the Running With The Cows half marathon in Bucyrus, KS.  This will be my 5th half marathon total, my 3rd since my 14 year running hiatus. I am excited for this one as my nieces are signed up to run the 5k. These are my goals for the race: Start out slow … aka don’t kill…
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Destination Race Dreaming

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. The topic for today is “budgeting for destination races, how much do they really cost?” Race-cation… what a fun concept! There are so many races in so many destinations that are attractive to go…
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Green Olive Hummus

  Who doesn’t love a good hummus?  I’m always looking for interesting hummus combinations.  Although I love roasted red pepper hummus and regular hummus, it is fun to find new tastes. When I found myself with an abundance of green olives from Friday’s dirty martini making, I needed to find something to do with all the olives. I found this recipe…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – May 8

My next half marathon is coming up in 6 days!  This time around I’m not cutting back as much as I did before, since I felt that it was just way too much.  We’ll see how I feel for this one. Since my 30 day plank challenge ended, I’ve been very forgetful about including planking in my routine.  I did…
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