All Sorts Of Random

pbj english muffin

    I have selfish reasons for making peanut butter and jelly english muffins for other people: 1) It's bonus time with an open jar of peanut butter 2) I like to lick the pb&j remnants from the knife after spreading them both on the muffin. Remember when I agreed to allow my son the freedom to select [...]

Monday’s Meals


  Let's take a look at what I ate on Monday although really, Monday's meals look like any other weekday when I am not out for lunch or dinner. What can I say, I am creature of habit and that will never change.   We are calling Monday's first breakfast Pre-Workout instead of Pre-Run because [...]

10k speed workout

10k speed workout

  Lately I really enjoy creating running workouts for myself because it makes the miles more meaningful and the time seriously fly by. I have also found that giving some structure to my miles has pushed me to break out of my comfort zone and pick up the pace much more often which is the best way [...]

Weekend Thought Per Picture

ice cream sundae

  Friday's roses. All for me. Dessert appetizers: The chocolate-covered strawberry was mine but I snagged some of the fudge from the top of the fudge brownie too :) I will admit my frozen yogurt creation is not the one on the right. I want this collapsible water bottle. My son shared his onion rings with [...]

TKO Jump Rope & Workout Recap

TKO jump rope

    I received a TKO Jump Rope recently to review which has meant lots of jumping around before talking to you about it. Jumping rope is not always easy on the female bladder, especially after childbirth. I always liked to jump rope as a kid and for fitness as I got older but after my [...]

shopping list & recipe links

trader joe's shopping list

    I typically try to get my food shopping accomplished before the weekend begins so I can free up Saturday and Sunday for enjoyment rather than errands. In case you are looking for some shopping list inspiration suggestions in addition to the Trader Joe's Favorites For Runners from last week, I put together a list of what [...]

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