Weekend Recap 4.11.2014

dinner outside tara

Hey friends! I had an amazingly productive and refreshing weekend and I am more than ready to conquer this week ahead.  I hope you all had a fun, fantastic, amazing weekend too! Yesterday, I read a very inspiring post from the fabulous Carla … [Read more...]

3 Stretches to Relieve Hip Pain

3 Stretches to Relieve Hip Pain via treble in the kitchen

Good morning! Last night, my mini marathon training group had an amazing 10 mile run! This would be the first run in double digits I have completed since last November in the Monumental Half Marathon...crazy to think it's been about 6 … [Read more...]

Vacation Eats and Exercise

spring break 2014

While Brian and I have been on vacation, we have been eating some pretty tasty foods! My food philosophy on vacation is to allow myself to indulge when I truly want to, but not indulge just because "I'm on vacation."  I have been eating very … [Read more...]

Weekend Recap 3.7.2014

carrot cake cookies tara

It's Monday and I just have a feeling that this is going to be a GREAT week! I have checked the Indiana weather forecast and it looks like we will be having some temps in the 60s these next couple of days...thank goodness!  I am ready for some sun … [Read more...]

My Running Story

women's half marathon

Happy Friday! A couple of weeks ago, the folks with Dirty Girl Run reached out to me to be an ambassador for their all women's mud 5k.  While I love running regular races, I have never done a mud race of any sort.  I am always open to trying new … [Read more...]

The EASIEST Way to Cook a Steak {From a Non-Steak Eater!}

steak for Brian

Last night, my mini marathon training group hit the pavement to complete 5 miles. Last week, temps were in the teens, so when we heard that the weather was about 30 degrees outside we were honestly expecting a heat wave.  It's easy to forget how … [Read more...]

Simple Slow Cooker Chicken Soup

Simple Slow Cooker Chicken Soup via Treble in the Kitchen Blog

Hello!! Last night my running group for the mini marathon training completed another 7 miles.  We did the same route as last week, but backwards. My mind was totally blown!  Running the same route backwards was the idea of one of the guys in my … [Read more...]

7 Mile Run Through “Snirt”

7 miles

Happy Thursday! Last night was our 4th group run for the Mini Marathon Training Program, which means we were up to 7 miles. I brought my camera along with me this week, inspired by Anne to take some running photos to show you where we … [Read more...]

Fun New-To-Me Workouts!

maria romaine

Good morning! Yesterday was a FUN day of workouts for me.  Lots of new things tried :) I started the morning by logging 3 miles on the treadmill.  Honestly, I HATE running on the treadmill.  I was supposed to run 4 miles according to my half … [Read more...]

How Do You Decide Which Race to Run?

mini marathon

It's official, friends. This May, I will complete my sixth half marathon!  The One America 500 Festival Mini Marathon. You may remember I wrote a recap post all about last year's mini marathon! Next week, the NIFS Mini Marathon Training … [Read more...]