35 Life Lessons for 35 years

35 Life Lessons

Tomorrow I turn 35. Mid thirties. This age that has been a dividing line in my mind for a very long time. It means next year I get to compete in the 35-39 age group in all running & duathlon events, over 35 category in WBFF bikini. I am officially in my mid-30s. And I […]

5 Ways to Say Thank You

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Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, which is commonly associated with big family dinners and turkey. Part of what I’ve been focusing on all month is gratitude – and what better day to be extra thankful than on the day that has “Thanks” in its name. So I challenge you to find an extra way to say Thank […]

Christmas Checklist: 24 Tips to Get Organized + Have Fun


This might seem like a strange post, coming from a self-proclaimed one holiday at a time girl. I swear I’m not rushing the holidays. I’m looking forward to spending Thanksgiving week in Atlanta with Kirk’s family, then visiting my family in Florida, so I’ll be squeezing plenty of thankfulness into a 5-day-period. There will be […]

3 Reasons I’m a Jeep Girl (Again)


When I was in high school, I developed a crush. Not on a guy, but on a Jeep Wrangler. In fact I was known to sing “Jeep, Jeep, Jeep” whenever I saw one. Then I met a guy who bought one of his own. Just another reason Kirk and I got along so well. 7 […]

Adventures in France: Versailles and Paris


It’s finally time for the last installment of our vacation in France! Two weeks is a wonderfully long time and it has taken over a month to share everything with you. After finishing our cycling tour of Bordeaux, we headed back up to Versailles to spend a few days exploring this area. You can catch up […]