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 ๐Ÿ˜‰ Happy Thursday friends!! Joining Amanda at Running with Spoons again! How has everyone been in this HOT HOT HEAT? We [...]

Sunday Links 3.6.16

As the sun is streaming in through our windows this morning and I sip my coffee... I see how wonderful life has become lately. Everything culminating to this exact moment has happened for a reason, and whether I liked it at the time or not, it happened and now here I am. ๐Ÿ˜Š It's a [...]

My 2nd Marathon Recap- 10.4.15

I am ecstatic with how my marathon weekend went. No, I didn't hit my high-reaching goal of breaking 5 hours, but I did PR by over 11 minutes since my first full marathon and THAT, I am so proud of.  Friday night we went to a wonderful wedding for Patrick's high school friend, and got [...]

Lake Country Triathlon with Irish Fest!

Good moooooooooooorning sunshine! ๐Ÿ™‚ Happy Monday indeed! What a fabulous and busy busy weekend. Seriously, come September, our weekends will die down. I think. Maybe? After work on Friday, Patrick and I were GRATEFUL to not have anything to do, except eat. Which obviously we're always okay with doing. Since we were anxiously awaiting our [...]

My Wonderful Running Friends! #badgerlandstriders

Did I ever tell you how much I love my running group? The Badgerland Striders is a huge group of runners in Southeastern Wisconsin, comprised of all kinds of fitness gurus. People training for ultra marathons through to 5k's. It's such a fantastic group and I am so glad my dad became a part of [...]

Sunrise Morning Runs.

Last night, we laid low. It was necessary and absolutely wonderful. Relaxation time is so few and far between these days, so we stayed in, made dinner, and watched a movie together. I couldn't have asked for a better Wednesday night ๐Ÿ™‚ Thought I'd link up for a very contemplative Thinking Out Loud post today... [...]

MIMM #6: Birthday Week! Scenes from The Weekend

BIRTHDAY WEEEEEEEEEEEEEEK!ย My birthday is this Friday, and I'm SO YIPPEE SKIPPEE its here already! Mostly because my wonderful boyfriend is taking me on a trip to NEW ORLEANS this week! We leave Wednesday...come back Saturday, and I cannot wait to see the historic streets of NOLA, with beignets and gumbo in my hands at all [...]