5 Ways to Reduce Stress this Holiday Season

5 Ways to Reduce Stress this Holiday Season

The holidays can be a really fun and festive time of year. With holiday parties, family gatherings, and, ahem, spending lots of money, it can also be a very stressful time of year. When your calendar fills up and you’re standing in a seemingly endless checkout line, it’s important to take a step back and remember what the holidays are all about. The holidays can mean something different for everyone. For some, it’s a time to devote to religious beliefs,[Read more]

5 new things I tried in 2017

I am really making an effort lately to try new things. Whether that be a fitness class, a lifestyle change, or doing something outside my comfort zone, I’m learning that it’s important (and very fulfilling) to continuously challenge yourself. I think that I was pretty successful at trying something new and not just settling on the “same old same old” in 2017. Below are 5 new things I tried this year.  1.       Taking a cake decorating class I’ve brought this topic[Read more]

Gift Ideas for Runners

‘Tis the season for holiday parties, themed cocktails, family time and gifts! Finding the right gift for someone can be pretty stressful. I’ve put together a list of gifts that my husband should read I think would make a great gift for the runner in your life! 1.       Cold weather gear Runners with a spring race in the books are going to be spending a lot of time outdoors this winter. Running outside in the middle of a blizzard or when[Read more]

What am I thankful for?

With Thanksgiving just around the corner (I know, I can’t believe it either!), I thought I would take some time to think about a few things that I am thankful for this year. First, I am thankful for my husband. He is my best friend and my #1 supporter. He’s at every race, dance event and any other extracurricular activity I take part in. If it weren’t for him, I would probably still be eating tacos every night for dinner and[Read more]