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Adidas Energy Boost Before, During, and After the Long Run

Adidas Energy Boost Before, During, and After the…

Poppy Poppy Jul 28, 2014
Adidas Energy Boost 2.0 stability running shoes were received for nothing/nada/zip (yeah baby!) for review purposes. All opinions are mine, mine, mine. Affiliate links included. W… Read More
 
Does Smile Brilliant Tooth Whitening System Really Work?

Does Smile Brilliant Tooth Whitening System Really…

Poppy Poppy Jul 24, 2014
A few years ago my husband was talked into getting his teeth whitened by our dentist. I was surprised because he isn’t huge into manscaping as evidenced by the superfluous hair on… Read More
 
Kicking the Post Marathon Blues

Kicking the Post Marathon Blues

Poppy Poppy Jul 17, 2014
On the fourth Sunday past Marathon Sunday, I ran a group 10k. It wasn’t a race, yet it felt like the last 10k of my marathon. Except, it was considerably slower and no one greeted… Read More
 
Top 5 Activities in Yellowstone for Kids

Top 5 Activities in Yellowstone for Kids

Poppy Poppy Jul 10, 2014
When doing research on the wildlife we might encounter on our family trip to Yellowstone National Park, I was a little nervous about encountering a bear. After spending 14 hours dr… Read More
 
You Don't Need An AARP Card to Enjoy Oatmeal and Blue Diamond Almonds

You Don’t Need An AARP Card to Enjoy Oatmeal and B…

Poppy Poppy Jul 3, 2014
I'm not sure if it is an application requirement for my AARP card or an acquired taste, but I eat a lot of oatmeal. I'm that person who actually orders it at a restaurant. To clari… Read More
 
Running

Kicking the Post Marathon Blues

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On the fourth Sunday past Marathon Sunday, I ran a group 10k. It wasn’t a race, yet it felt like the last 10k of my marathon. Except, it was considerably slower and no one greeted me at the end with a medal. Even though I ran a complete marathon 4 weeks prior, I could not have gone another mile. I blame the post marathon blues. Whenever I start running after Continue Reading...

Eating

You Don’t Need An AARP Card to Enjoy Oatmeal and Blue Diamond Almonds

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I'm not sure if it is an application requirement for my AARP card or an acquired taste, but I eat a lot of oatmeal. I'm that person who actually orders it at a restaurant. To clarify, I don't like the instant crap loaded with a bunch of sugar with the consistency of paste. Did you know some instant oatmeal flavors have 13 grams of sugar? Oatmeal is hearty, filling, and Continue Reading...

Sweating

Adidas Energy Boost Before, During, and After the Long Run

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Adidas Energy Boost 2.0 stability running shoes were received for nothing/nada/zip (yeah baby!) for review purposes. All opinions are mine, mine, mine. Affiliate links included. When I was in high school, I wore Keds to gym class. Technical shoes weren’t a requirement to run the mile, shoot hoops or be picked last for kickball. It wasn’t until I started running consistently that I considered anything other than color and style Continue Reading...

Living

Introducing the Blogging Betties

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Usually I reserve regular bacon in this house for two occasions - Father's Day and Christmas. Today I broke my own rule and fed my family bacon for dinner. Why? Because my meal plan has gone out the window and my son answered the question quickly when I asked "What do you want for dinner?"  The reason I served my kids a side of saturated fat without (much) guilt is Continue Reading...