Whirlwind Summer Weekend

Good Morning!

It was a whirlwind summer weekend which has resulted in a sleepy Monday. I have a race recap and new restaurant review to share later this week, but in the meantime I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves.


The weekend for me started Thursday night at Esprit de SheThe views were absolutely amazing and I enjoyed running the Lakepath.


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Weekly Refresh #2

Good Morning!

Phew, it was a crazy week and it’s going to be another this week! I’m looking forward to the end of the week though as it’s finally time for my friend Stephanie’s Wedding!

But first, it’s time for my weekly refresh…

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Mindfulness for a Busy Life


Good Evening! Woop woop! Can we get a TGIF up in here!? I am so happy it’s Friday. I survived my second week of work and while I love it, it’s been a whirlwind and I’m exhausted. We have a busy weekend ahead and the thing I’m most excited for is sleeping in tomorrow morning. […]

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Boozy Watermelon Granita


Good Morning! Today is a special day for a few reasons. First and foremost, it’s my husband Rich’s Birthday! We celebrated with his parents last night over burgers and beer and Saturday night we have a date night planned. Today though he’s being super patient as I have Espirt de She to run tonight! It’s […]

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Five Fitness Epiphanies

Good Morning! Today I wanted to share with you a few epiphanies I’ve had lately in regards to fitness, but first let’s back up a bit… When I graduated college and transitioned into working full time, getting to the gym was a huge struggle. I was so used to having my team to yell at […]

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Steps to a Delicious Meal With Simple Ingredients

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Good Morning! While we’re on the topic of how I prep for the week, today Ali is stepping in to share an easy recipe for busy weeks. I love how it can be modified to fit your needs. Take it away, Ali! Hi everyone! Katie is sweet enough to let me share my favorite easy […]

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10 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Your Work Week Easier

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Good Morning! I’m going to let you in on a little secret- I am really neurotic. In case you haven’t noticed from my dozens of meal plan posts, constant goal setting and my love of list posts, but I am. Blame in on being raised by two type A parents, my strict skating schedule for […]

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Weekly Refresh #1: Goals, Fitness & Meal Plan

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Welcome to my first Weekly Refresh! I’m starting this new series as a way for me to hold myself accountable to my goals, stay focused and get organized for the upcoming week. So here we go…

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Five Things Friday


Happy Friday! Well, I survived my first week of work! It’s been a whirlwind week and I don’t have much brain power left for blogging so I’m keeping things short and sweet today. Five Things About My New Job: -My brain is fried every day in the best way possible, I’m learning so much! -Everyone […]

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Venus de Miles Giveaway

Venus de Miles Giveaway

Good Morning! As an Ambassador for Venus de Miles, I have the opportunity to share a fun giveaway with you today!

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