running path

  So I am still in the mood to mix up my running and workout routine. I did things a little bit differently this week and really enjoyed the changes. Although they are minor changes, I can tell the difference! I wasn't in the mood for the longer Pure Barre sessions during the week so instead, [...]


  I was asked the other day why I think people should read my blog. Whenever I am asked this question, I always respond the same way: You should read my blog because I read my own blog. I reread my own posts often because they either make me laugh or help me get through [...]

Fitness Magazine Meet and Tweet

  Sometimes I really need an escape to Florida to see Heather (and Danielle too) and this week was one of those weeks. I wish life was so simple, like it was when I was in college, back when I could crave a trip and book my flight for the next day! Things just don't work that [...]

Autumn Oatmeal made with roasted cinnamon apples and raisins

  Is it Friday yet? Am I becoming that person who asks things like is it Friday yet even when I know it's only Wednesday and now reminded everyone else that it's only Wednesday? Didn't I used to be the glass half full person who would realize that it's ALREADY Wednesday rather than say it's ONLY Wednesday?! Please ignore [...]

baked oatmeal from Maureen's Kitchen

    Another Mother's Day breakfast tradition in the books! You may have already seen a sneak peek of our breakfast at Maureen's Kitchen yesterday on Instagram. My son chose Maureen's Kitchen for the third year in a row. We have learned that you must get there when they open to avoid the lines. So at 7:00 am, we [...]

pure barre

Happy Mother's Day! We are off for our special Mother's Day breakfast tradition this morning but I wanted to stop in with my workouts from the week first. This was a good week in workouts although you will notice I ran a little less than normal. While I did have my period early on this week (which is why [...]