12 Christmas Traditions that Won’t Pack on the Pounds

12 Christmas Traditions that Won't Pack on the Pounds
December 4, 2016

Christmas traditions have always been near and dear to my heart since I was a little girl. I wanted to be sure that I passed our family’s traditions to my own children so that they couldĀ pass them on to their children one of these days. Of course, being a semi-health nut now, I want to make sure that my children don’t them to make the same unhealthy Christmas traditions that…


7 Ways to Thank a Veteran for Their Service #ad #sharefolgers #veteransday

7 Ways to Thank a Veteran for Their Service and Folgers Coffee
October 31, 2016

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The Folger Coffee Company. The opinions and text are all mine. My grandpa has been gone since 2003 and I was upset that I was unable to go to his funeral. At the time, I lived in North Carolina and didn’t have the resources to come home for the funeral. It is something that I have often thought about…


How to Survive and Finish a Spartan Race

Do Invite your Buddies to Join the Spartan Race
February 24, 2016

Do you enjoy running obstacle courses? Spartan race is an obstacle course that is set up for varying distances and difficulty levels. You can choose to run a 3 mile race up to marathon levels. Plus, they even have courses for kids too. You can sign up for a race near your hometown. The obstacle courses often change and you can see an extensive list of obstacles that were featured…


What is an Ironman Triathlon? {Infographic}

Ironman Triathlon Inforgraphic
September 17, 2015

Have you ever competed in the Ironman Triathlon? If not, this is a huge event that was created by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC). The race consists of a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride, and 26.2 mile run. Each racer has to complete this series of events in order and they don’t get to take a break between each event. It is considered one of the toughest days…


Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2015 Schedule

Walk to End Alzheimer's 2015 Schedule
August 4, 2015

The Walk to End Alzheimers is very near and dear to my heart because my mom had a rare form of this awful disease called Pick’s Disease. It is a form of Alzheimer’s that attacks the frontal lobe. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the largest event that was created to help raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The walk is held annually in over 600…


Color Run Event Schedule 2015

Color Run Event Schedule 2015
August 1, 2015

The Color Run was created in March of 2011 in help promote health and happiness. They were the first ever race that included colored paint and they are currently adding new fun races including a Color Run at Night. Over the last several years this race has grown tremendously and in 2014 they hosted over 50+ races. This race is un-timed and is only 5K. There are only two rules…