slumber parties & street art

This weekend my Mom & sister came to visit and I contemplated hiding their plane tickets and luggage when they tried to leave. Saturday morning started off right with donuts & lattes… Saturday evening I made them my “detox daiquiris” for dessert (recipe coming soon!) We got to hang out with my sister’s friends & […]

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Today is a very special day! HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY SISTER… my second mother, my biggest fan, my motivator, pep talk giver, animal lover, and my best friend! Thanks for being silly with me…. For sharing your love of good food with me… For putting up with my love of photo shoots… For the countless road […]

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Don’t invite me to your sleepover

This weekend my big sister was in town for the International Grand Ball, Ballroom Dance Competition.  Before I met up with her and her dance partner on Saturday, I had a productive morning of running, planking, stretching & pancake eating.  The weather was cool (aka perfect), the sights were glorious (Embarcadero waterfront), and my new […]

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Dad’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day, Dad!!   Thanks for the love…. Thanks for putting up with my 10,000 hair styles/colors… Thanks for teaching me the value of hard work… Thanks for raising me on a farm & doing 4-H with me… And most importantly, thanks for letting me call you “Schnupkin lover”, for singing in the car […]

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Wow! Can’t believe it’s Friday (don’t worry, I’m definitely NOT complaining).  It’s been a whirlwind week! Since my big news and my official first day of marathon training, my schedule has been packed to the gills! I have had dinner with friends, early morning workouts, short lunches, and long work days. My sister also happened to […]

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Back to reality

Hey there! I’m home! This means back to reality (work, studying, “chorey-type” things). I had a fabulous vacation and feel very rejuvenated. It was hard leaving my sister, but knowing I get to see her again soon made it a little easier. What the heck did I do for the past four days?? A few […]

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Pick up the pace

Just popping in to say hi! I am having a blast with my sister, her boyfriend, and “the crew” .  I will post a recap of what we did during the day, yummy stuff we ate/drank, and cool stuff I saw when I get home.  For now, I will be brief so I can enjoy the […]

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On my way!

HAPPY FRIDAY!!!! I started my day off right with a hilly run.  It feels damn good to be back! Then I hustled around, gulped down my green smoothie, and got my booty to the airport with time to spare.  Phew! I am so excited ecstatic right now.  I am on my way to see my best […]

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