The marathon is just 4 days from today! FOUR!! AHHHH! I can’t believe it. I really can’t believe it. I am so excited and so nervous at the same time. At this point, I know I need to just trust my training, stop obsessively checking the weather forecast, and focus on the things that I can control, like my OUTFIT for race day. I’ve also received quite a few questions from readers about what I am wearing…

Today is one of my favorite days ever. It’s National Carrot Cake Day, and it’s also the day that I started Carrot ”˜N’ Cake seven years ago. Holy cow. I still can’t believe it’s been seven years. Since the start of CNC, I got married, adopted Murphy, bought a house, quit my full-time job, wrote two books, ran two marathons, started CrossFit, was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis, rode a roller-coaster of symptoms and emotions trying…

Happy Friday! Only 13 days until Christmas! Gah! I should probably start my holiday shopping, huh? Anyone else not purchased a single present yet? I need to get my act together ASAP. Here’s another edition of What I’m Loving Lately! Lip Flip with Jimmy Fallon and Ricky Gervais – Two of my favorite celebrities… this was SO FUNNY!! Quinn and Murphy’s relationship – These two are really becoming good buddies, and I love watching them interact with…

Hi, friends! Happy Friday! Just wanted to share some of the frequently asked questions that I receive from readers””maybe you’ve wanted to know the answers to them too””so here are my replies! Where are your headbands from? They’re from JUNK, and I frickin’ love them””obviously, since I wear them ALL the time. I like the Flex Tie in size regular. How do you eat your coconut butter? I lovvvveee the vanilla cake batter coconut butter from…

Hi, guys! How’s your week going? I can’t believe it’s already Tuesday afternoon. Monday and this morning totally flew by for me. Holy moly! It’s like they didn’t even happen. Or did they?! I dunno. Anyway, here are some photos from yesterday and today! Q knows how to have a good time! Look at that little smile. So adorable. I taught him all about butterflies (and pug-a-pillars) yesterday. He’s a big fan now. I ran…

Good morning, friends! So, this workout was a fun one! It was fast and furious and over before I knew it. Love that. As for the name, I joked to Mal that all of the granola I’ve eaten lately “fueled” me through it. Haha! For this workout, you need a barbell (I used 65 pounds), a kettlebell (I used 45 pounds), somewhere to run, and a timer. The movements: Power Cleans Push Presses Kettlebell Swings Running…

I receive all sorts of inquires about my CrossFit gear, including specific questions about my favorite products as well as my thoughts about what someone new to CrossFit should buy. Obviously, I’m not an elite athlete and everyone’s needs are different, but here are some of the things I personally use in my CrossFit workouts: gear I cannot WOD without and gear that I think is just nice to have. WHATCHA NEED:   Reebok CrossFit…

Happy Friday, friends! My friend Abby tagged me in her A to Z post yesterday (and you know how I love blog surveys), so I decided to take part this morning. Feel free to play along in the comments section””I love learning new things about you guys! A. Attached or single? Attached. Married for 5 years. Together for almost 10 years. B. Best friend? Mal. C. Cake or pie? Cake. Duh. D. Day of choice?…