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Four Hacks for Entertaining Guests

By On August 29, 2015

It’s always fun to throw a party, but the preparation can be daunting. Preparing hors d’oeuvres, cleaning the house, selecting music, inviting all the guests—there are so many things to do. Hosting… Read More


Now Trending – Best Links Week of 8.24

By On August 28, 2015

Photo credit: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 Let’s talk about something I’m really tickled with myself about – the fact I “run commuted” to work this week. Chrissy and I… Read More

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How to Recover From a Half or Full Marathon

By On August 26, 2015

I’ve finally done it. Five plus years of racing half-marathons (okay, two and a half years racing half marathons and the previous three were spent intermittently running halves and more than halfway… Read More

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Copycat Trader Joe’s Cookie Butter [Gluten Free, Vegan]

By On August 24, 2015

I’ve always wanted to try Trader Joe’s Cookie Butter but there are like seven different types of sugar on the ingredient list which has made me hesitant to try it (says the… Read More

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“Drink Good. Do Good.” With Naked Juice

By On August 19, 2015

I joke about the area around my office, Mission Bay, being a “food desert”. A food desert is actually a real thing and is characterized by the lack of large grocery stores… Read More

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Lululemon SeaWheeze Half Marathon 2015 Recap

By On August 18, 2015

A little under a year ago, I hovered my mouse over the “Buy Now” (or whatever) button on the SeaWheeze sign-up page. At the time, I was living in Pittsburgh, no clue… Read More


Now Trending – Best Links Week of 8.9

By On August 14, 2015

Photo credit: 1 / 2 / 3 I’m currently writing this en route to Vancouver to run SeaWheeze this weekend! I’m so excited and also feeling like I completely forgot something. I… Read More

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Event Recap: Connected by OpenTable Cocktail Progressive

By On August 12, 2015

Last month I had the opportunity to attend the Connected by OpenTable Cocktail Progressive event. I’m a huge fan of OpenTable since I use it to make a ton of restaurant reservations… Read More

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Deconstructed Sushi Bowl with Cauliflower Rice [Paleo, Gluten Free]

By On August 11, 2015

I’ve probably sat here for a combined hour staring at this blank screen. I’ve written a first sentence and deleted it over and over. I just can’t think of anything really life changing… Read More

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What to Pack for a Destination Race [+ a Vega Giveaway!]

By On August 10, 2015

Races are a great excuse to visit a place (Tokyo Marathon is on my running bucket list, personally).  When my good friend Kay offered me the chance to travel to Vancouver to… Read More