• Oregon


    Hey, hey! We’re on our way home from Oregon today. It was an absolutely wonderful week away, but we’re looking forward to being home, sleeping in our own beds, and, of course, seeing Murphy. We missed that little furball! Anyway, here are some more photos from our family vacation in Oregon!



    Greetings from Oregon! I just wanted to quickly pop in and share some highlights from our family vacation so far. We’re here for a few more days, so there are plenty more adventures to come. Ok, here we go! Ready for July 4th! Iced Americano with coconut syrup and coconut syrup. It’s much too hot for pants. The […]


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    Disclosure: I’m proud to partner with CVS/pharmacy for the #FindYourHealthy campaign. I am being sponsored by CVS/pharmacy for my posts and activities, but all opinions expressed are my own, and all product claims or program details shared should be verified at CVS.com or with the appropriate manufacturers. We did it! We survived a cross-country flight to […]



    Have I mentioned how much I love Fitbloggin’? Oh, yea, I have. Best.Conference.Ever. Lunch The second part of Friday started with lunch, which was provided by the hotel/Fitbloggin’. Once again, I was happy to see so many healthy options, including fresh veggies, pickled veggies, fruit salad, sliced turkey and chicken, smoked salmon, balsamic-marinated Portobello mushrooms, […]


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    Fitbloggin’ hasn’t even started yet, but I’m already having a fabulous time in Portland! Once my flight landed in Portland this morning, I hopped on a shuttle to my hotel for the next few nights. The Nines is a gorgeous hotel in the heart of downtown, and it’s the location for the Fitbloggin’ conference. I […]


    Last Day on the Ranch

    August 27, 2012

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    When Mal and I arrived at Black Butte Ranch last Sunday, it seemed like we had all the time in the world to enjoy our time away, but, wow, it really ended up flying by. I can’t believe our vacation is over. We packed a lot in (family get-togethers, trips to Bend, biking, hiking, yoga, […]


    Racquet Sport Day

    August 26, 2012

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    Yesterday’s adventures included multiple racquet sports! Mal and I have had quite the fitness vacation, haven’t we? Snack Mal and I made plans with his cousin Kevin bright and early yesterday morning, so before I left the house, I ate a banana with peanut butter. Exercise on an empty stomach is no good for me. […]