Thinking about getting a puppy? If you think you’re ready, just do it. For many, many reasons, getting a puppy was by far the best decision I have ever made. This little man (pictured below) has seriously improved my overall health – mental and physical. Here are the 4 biggest reasons why getting a puppy was the best… Read More Fit & Lazy Dog Mom Life
So… you’re only half crazy. I ran my first half marathon a few months ago – I’m pretty much a race noob, so I learned a lot. Here’s a few things I discovered. As much as you don’t want to, practice hills. Race courses are sometimes unpredictable (especially if you don’t do much research…) Hydrate. Hydrate,… Read More Only 1/2 Crazy: Half Marathon Tricks & Tips
On Saturday, Matt and I got home around 8:30 PM and we were both STARVING. I don’t suggest you get in our way when we’re hungry… it’s not a very pretty site. We had already indulged in Shake Shack for lunch (see, balance people!) so neither of us were interested in spending money or wasting calories.… Read More Magical Mediterranean Salad
The weather is getting colder & the days are getting shorter… the time you have each day to get outside and run is slowly dwindling away as we approach the holiday season (along with your ability to motivate yourself, but that’s another post). Don’t let this be your excuse to slack off with your running. I… Read More Treadmill or Dreadmill?
It’s finally beginning to feel like fall. Sleep with the windows open, football on Sundays, light jacket weather fall. And what better way to celebrate the season than with some good old fashioned chili. I typically use ground turkey – I prefer the taste and it’s a leaner option. Matt can’t even tell the difference.… Read More Turkey Chili for the Win
Yes. They live up to the hype. “MJ Sallys” as my boyfriend, Matt, and I call them, are probably the most convenient “brown bag” lunch you’ll ever make. Plus, this will be the chicest brown bag you’ll ever carry. You’ll be surprised how much greenery you can fit into a 16 oz. jar. Plus, you can… Read More Ditch the Brown Bag: Mason Jar Salads