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Stir-Fry: 7 easy steps

Stir-Fry: 7 easy steps

Stir-Fry is often my go-to dinner when I haven’t planned something and need to make something on a whim. The great thing about stir-fry is you can make it many ways from using shrimp, chicken, or tofu and using either noodles or rice for the base. I think every time I make stir-fry it’s different, but […]

Nashville Trip-Part 3 Day Trips

Nashville Trip-Part 3 Day Trips

In addition to enjoying Nashville to the fullest we also decided to make a couple of day trips outside of downtown Nashville. I think it’s always best to make the most of your trip by seeing all the sights in the area, even if that does involve a little bit of driving from the area you are staying […]

Nashville Trip Part 2-Entertainment

Nashville Trip Part 2-Entertainment

Nashville has been nicknamed NashVegas. This nickname is fitting due to the strip of entertainment off Broadway. Every bar we went into had amazing live entertainment, not one had a bad band. Here are the spots I was able to check out while I was there. Legends This bar is legendary in Nashville, a lot […]

Nashville Trip Part 1-Restaurants

Nashville Trip Part 1-Restaurants

One of my favorite things about traveling is all the fun and new restaurants you are able to try. During my trip to Nashville we ate out at a variety of places from low key breakfast joints to fun bars for dinner. We didn’t go out to any fancy places, Nashville might have a handful, […]

I think I’m in love….

I think I’m in love….

I think I’m in love with my new Asics Nimbus 15’s. I previously had the Nimbus 14’s and ran them into the ground. Literally I ran almost over 400 miles in them just waiting for the Nimbus 15’s to come out. The Asics Nimbus is a neutral shoe with LOTs of cushion. The biggest improvements […]

Nashville Country Music Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon 2013

Nashville Country Music Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon 2013

The Nashville Country Music Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon and Marathon was held Saturday April 27. I ran the half marathon with 2 girlfriends and also knew a friend of ours who was running the marathon. We decided to make a girl’s trip out of the race so we went down the Thursday night before […]

April Mileage

April was a month of races. I ran the Chicago Shamrock Shuffle 8K, Lemont Quarryman 10 Miler, and the Nashville Rock N Roll Half Marathon. The weather was challenging from freezing temperatures and snow to torrential downpours of rain.  April included an increase in distance for my long runs for half marathon training, but in […]