My day started off with the wonderful news that I was picked from the lottery for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon 2016 takin place October 9th! I entered my name on March 15th and waited impatiently for over a month to find out if I would be running my 2nd Marathon! I got the… Continue reading 4/21/16 -A Day I’ll Never Forget
If I had choose between either keeping my hair looking fly and running, I would pick running every time. In fact, I have been! I haven’t been doing anything besides a wash here there for the past few months to my hair. But recently, I really wanted to straighten my hair to see if it… Continue reading My Hair vs Running (How I keep it Straight)
I did it!! I trained hard all summer in the grueling heat, suffered a foot injury and I was successful!! I ran my first half marathon on October 4th at the MoCowbell and 7 days later on October 11th ran my second at the hilly Go! St. Louis Halloween race. I did it to qualify for… Continue reading I’m only half crazy……..for now!
This summer was my first since I’ve been working out and running consistently. I have very long thick and curly hair that I pretty much maintain on my own. About 3 or 4 years ago I decided to go natural, meaning no chemicals for straightening my hair, but I kept it flat ironed at all times. This past… Continue reading Marley Twist: Working Out with Natural Hair
I’m wrapping up week 2 of my half and full marathon training. I have a long run of 4 miles for tomorrow, then on to week 3. As I mentioned previously I signed up for coaching with Big River Running Company and was given a personalized running and workout plan. I also meet up on Sundays… Continue reading It’s Training Time!
Lately I have recieved some very cool Disney merchandise! Some I got for Christmas, some I treated myself to and I thought I would share! So first up I have a Minnie Mouse watch that I received for Christmas from one of my Secret Santas! It’s soo cute, I wear it everyday, and its perfect with my… Continue reading Disney Merchadise Haul
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas season is here, can you believe it’s already the end of year? Thanksgiving came and went, and December just sneaked up behind it. But anyway, I want to talk about a Christmas tradition I started with my family 2 years ago, Elf of the Shelf. I… Continue reading Tis the season- The return of the Elf
So sorry for the late post this week, it has been a very busy and emotional one for me. But anywhoo, I can’t believe it’s Thanksgiving already!! My the time has flown this year. So how does your family celebrate this holiday? Do you eat at home or go out for some fine dining? Well, before… Continue reading Happy Turkey Day, Gobble Gobble!
Halloween is the holiday that kicks off Autumn. It’s my favorite time of the year because of all the fun holidays back to back. Our Halloween celebration is so much more than just costumes and trick or treating. It’s a time for us to make magical memories together. Here are some ways my family celebrate the… Continue reading Halloween Ideas and Tips
Being a mom definitely has it challenges! I have two daughters ages 6 y/o and 4 months, so double the attitudes. My poor husband, he doesn’t stand a chance. For as long as I can remember, I always dreamed to having my own children, while at the same time, vowing to always remain a child in… Continue reading Once Upon a Mom