Happy Monday! It’s been a while since I posted a Monday Mantra, but now that spring is officially upon us, I feel inspired to post something about this new season! Life has been “good busy” lately. This past weekend Lawrence and I visited a bakery and had our wedding cake tasting, which was super fun. … More Monday Mantra #30 – Spring
Hello and Happy Monday! I hope your weekend was fun and relaxing – mine sure was. My nephew came over for a sleepover and we spent Friday evening and most of Saturday coloring, painting, watching movies and eating kiddie foods (there’s no shame in eating dino nuggets with your 7-year-old nephew, right?) Lawrence and I … More Monday Mantra #20 – I Choose Happiness
Hello! Happy Monday! I apologize for not posting last week – I’ve been busy! Here is a quick summary of what’s new: Training: With less than two months until our half marathon, Lawrence and I have been training our butts off for the race. Yesterday we ran five miles, and those long weekend runs will … More Monday Mantra #18 – Mindfulness
Today was the first day of training for my second half marathon, the Princeton Half Marathon, on November 6. One year ago, I was almost done training for my first half marathon. I remember getting out of work early one day and running 11 sweaty, rewarding miles at the park. I’m nowhere near that level … More Whatever You Water Will Grow
Happy Monday! Here’s a quick recap of my weekend, based off what I hoped to accomplish: Do my nails: Did them! Here is a photo of them – the color is Totally Tubular by KB Shimmer – but unfortunately it chipped off on my fingernails so I need to re-do them tonight. I don’t think … More Monday Mantra #13 and Weekend Recap
Hello! While summer doesn’t officially start until June 20, it’s pretty much summertime to me; I’ve been eating barbecue, I’ve gotten a sunburn and I’ve been sweating entirely too much. The last two weeks have been eventful ones. To keep things pretty, I’ll keep all the deetz contained in a bullet point list (and some pretty pictures): … More Hello, Summer!
This week I am skipping my usual Monday Mantra post to commemorate something very near and dear to me: outdoor running. Yesterday, for the first time in months (thanks, Old Man Winter!), I laced up my shoes and hit the pavement of a local park. I understand that any sort of exercise gives you an … More The 10 Best Things About Outdoor Running