New Year, New Goals?

"I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing things you've never done before, and more importantly, you're doing something." - Neil Gaiman ----------------------------- The first few weeks of this New Year ...more

Round These Parts

I intended to do the usual Christmas Recap and Year in Review Round-Up posts in a timely manner, but it never felt like a good time to do it. Now, we have reached the second week of the new year and I'm thinking it's now or never. So how about now? ...more

Post-Workout Protein Smoothie with Maple Water

Over the years, as I've begun to fine tune the art of properly nourishing my body, I've realized that fitness is just one half of the healthy whole. If I'm not eating enough or eating right, I feel it. I notice it in my overall running times, my endurance, how many reps I can do in targeted exercises, how much weight I can lift when I'm toning ....more

... {Vol 1}

You are exactly as much as you need to be right now....more

Currently {Vol 3}

Well hello and happy Monday to ya! It's been a whirlwind of activity round these parts, hence the blog silence. This holiday season has so far been equal parts festive and sad, if I'm being honest ....more

My Hope For You

I hope you find peace....more

Why Parks Matter: #OurLand

The colder months can be tough when it comes to planning ways to help little ones expend all of that pent up energy. The truth is, we just love being outdoors. There are infinite adventures to be had and it costs little or nothing to do it ....more

Holiday Gift Guide: Fitness Basics

1/2/3/4/5/6 For the people in your life that are just jumping on the fitness bandwagon, I've gathered a few of my favorite basics to give you some gifting ideas!...more

Life, Lately

The last few weeks have been spectacularly overwhelming, but mostly in a good way. There have been articles to write, deadlines to meet, general shenanigans with the kids to be had. It's Fall bordering on Winter here, so while there's less time spent outdoors, there's an entirely new dynamic playing out inside ....more

The Question of 30

A few nights ago, I was at a party for a local magazine that I freelance for and our editor asked us to provide a brief introduction along with a story of what we were doing the year we turned 30 in celebration of the magazine turning 30 next year. "I know a few of you aren't 30 yet, so just tell us what you hope to be doing when you are," she followed up with. I listened as each person before me ...more