Erin go Bragh! Ireland Recap. 1-19-2018

Hello lovely friends!!Β FΓ‘ilte! A week in Ireland with the whole fam damily. We left January 9 and came back January 16. My dad and sister and I planned this trip as a surprise for the other four who joined us (my youngest sister, step mom, my boyfriend Patrick and my sister's boyfriend Erik). This was [...]


Living the Happy Life 9.14.2017

Hey y'all πŸ™‚ How is everybody? Enjoying this space between summer and fall? This transition is always always my favorite time of the year. If we could just pause the temperature/ weather/ outdoor feel, with cool nights and slightly warmer days, I would be just peachy happy with that! It's perfect for literally everything: running, [...]

Life Lately 8.21.2017 – #lifeissweet

Anyone out there?? It's me, Shannon. I don't want to mention how long it's been since I've written one of these beloved posts. I have so many drafts started, notes in my phone, messages out to friends and family for inspiration... But I never got myself to just sit down and put something together. And [...]


Life Lately 4.21.17

Hi everyone! Checking in because this week has been such a fantastic and fun week, I have so much to share πŸ™‚ Firstly, last Saturday, Patrick, my dad and I all ran the inaugural Brew City Half Marathon in Milwaukee - I think it went pretty dang well! The course is very similar to every [...]


Life Lately 9.22.16

Hello hello! How ARE you all?? 3 weeks later and I have another wonderful life update! I kid you not... I barely have time to read ANY other blogs, let alone get the energy and find time to write my own. So monthly ones might be my method going forward πŸ˜‰ My personal training job [...]


Devil’s Lake Camping Trip! 7.19.16

Good morning and happy Tuesday! πŸ™‚ Excited to post a short recap of our camping trip last Saturday. Even though it was only one night and two half-days, it was a blast! After we ran the Port Fish Days 8k Saturday morning with my dad (I'll recap in a later blog post), we packed up [...]


Thursday Thoughts- Hot Hot Summer! 7.21.16

This is a note I got last week when I came home from work. Yes, Patrick used to sell some of the best knives in the world. And he won't let me forget it πŸ˜‰ Happy Thursday friends!! Joining Amanda at Running with Spoons again! How has everyone been in this HOT HOT HEAT? We [...]