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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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5 Fitness Apps

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. Smart phones… just about everyone has one, and with them comes Apps.  We all have our favorites, today I’m sharing with you the five fitness apps I have on my phone. Runkeeper…
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I shop for deals…

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 “Where do you buy your gear? Online? Local store? Give us the lowdown on the best deals” I am a deal shopper. I generally hunt online for the best…
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Kicked Up Quinoa Tabbouleh

It is getting warmer out and I’m constantly thinking about salads. I have been making a version of tabbouleh for several years. Today I had some quinoa on hand that was already cooked, so I decided to use that instead of the traditional bulghur. The vegan feta cheese recipe comes from Keeping it Kind. The recipe for the feta cheese…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – May 1 & April Recap

Aside from the half marathon on Sunday, this week’s workouts really missed the mark.  I really didn’t do much of anything. We were planning on heading back from Galveston on Monday, but the weather was so nice, we all decided to extend the trip one more day. Here is how my week lined up: Sunday – Run Like A Diva…
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May the 4th Be With You

I’m partnering up with Level Up Runs to bring you a discount to their May race,  “May the 4th Be With You”. Participants can choose from 5k, 10k or half marathon. You may or may not have head of a virtual race. A virtual race is a race that can be ran anywhere and at any time. Why run a virtual…
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