Monthly Archives: March 2015

7 Things Runners Can’t Stand (Recipe: Sun-dried Tomato Sauce)

Amanda Casanova wrote this article for active.com, and I thought it was quite funny but also true!  So, I am re-posting it here!  (Comments in the *** are my own comments.)  Seven things runners can’t stand: 1. The kid on race day … Continue reading

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Study Finds that More Kids are Eating Fruit at School (Recipe: Lightened-Up Slow Cooker Chicken Wild Rice)

Here is the whole article if you’re interested. There was a study conducted by researchers at the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity and published in Childhood Obesity that examined 12 middle schools in an urban school district for two years … Continue reading

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Wrightsville Beach Marathon – My Fastest Marathon Since November 2011 (Recipe: Oreo Truffles)

On Sunday I ran another marathon.  The Wrightsville Beach Marathon in North Carolina was my 6th marathon. I have now checked off Georgia, Massachusetts, Texas, California, New York, and North Carolina.  Who knows what will be next! I have been … Continue reading

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Mini Italian Lesson #5 (Recipe: Maple Muffins)

Yes.  I was behind with the Italian posts.  But after this one I will be caught up. Until tomorrow. In our last class we learned about adjectives.  Basically, an adjective must agree with the gender and number of the object. … Continue reading

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Mini Italian Lesson #4 (Recipe: Shawn’s Beer Bread)

Italian class #4.  We started the class by conjugating the irregular verb avere which means “to have”. Our instructor (who is awesome) wants us to learn the three main irregular verbs before learning the “regular verbs”. If you were to look at … Continue reading

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Quick Book Review: Lads Before the Wind by Karen Pryor (Recipe: Stuffin’ Muffins)

Lads Before the Wind by Karen Pryor I was given this book as a gift for my birthday last year (yes, I realize it has been nearly a year!), but I just got around to reading it this month.  Life … Continue reading

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22 Miles on the ATT (Recipe: Honey-Balsamic Vinaigrette)

Yes.  My running partner and I ran 22 miles two Sunday’s ago on the American Tobacco Trail.  I have NEVER EVER run 22 miles during a training run.  But I did it!  The last 3 miles were pretty painful, but … Continue reading

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