Fall Favorites – 2017

The leaves are falling, there's frost on the grass every morning, and the snow keeps creeping down the mountains more each day. Fall is here! Don't get me wrong, I love fall, but I am just not excited about the season that follows--especially since it puts such a damper on my running. But for the time being, I'll enjoy the dry pavement and the tad bit more daylight--even though the sun doesn't rise until 8:45 a.m.!! And I'm going toโ€ฆ

Friday Favorites

Ten mile run this morning in the pouring rain! It usually is just a drizzly Pacific Northwest rain here, but it was coming down good this morning. I ran 2.25 miles to my friend Kelly's house, and then we ran 5.5 miles together before I ran the 2.25 miles back to my house. I usually run on my own, but I do like having company at least once or twice a week! I'm highlighting some of my favorite things inโ€ฆ

Dark Chocolate Cherry Banana Ice Cream

Is a sweet tooth heredity? Because if it is, I definitely inherited one from my parents. As much as I love sweets, I cannot bake or make them at home because I will eat them until they are gone. Since I don't keep any unhealthy desserts in the house, I usually find a healthy alternative when the sweet tooth kicks in after dinner: dried fruit, yogurt, or my new favorite: banana ice cream. Not only is banana ice cream sweetโ€ฆ