Things I’m Loving Lately #12

I had a wonderful extended 3-day weekend with my boys. For the first time since August, I didn't work on the weekend, and we actually were able to spend some time together as a family! Saturday morning I did a long run of 11 miles, but after a few miles my hip started hurting. I tried to pick a path that would be cleared the most, but even the smallest amount of loose snow aggravates my hip. It is impossible…

The Best Salmon Chowder Ever

It is still full-on soup season here as we got another several inches of snow last night. (When will it stop!?!) To cope, I made a batch of this Salmon Chowder yesterday after an afternoon of playing outside with Cullen in the snow and building "Olaf." (Have I mentioned that Cullen is OBSESSED with the movie Frozen?) Not only was this bowl of soup comforting after being outside, and it tastes phenomenal! I received a Salmon Chowder recipe from a…

Daily Vitamin Ritual

I thought I'd share what vitamins I take each day. I have an "old person" container I fill each week, so I know if I've taken my vitamins each day. It is kind of cheesy, but hey, it works. I've been taking most of the same vitamins for several years now. I use vitamins only to fill in the nutritional gaps I may have missed with the food in my diet. I don't depend upon them, but use them as…