Hi, guys! After breakfast yesterday morning, I got my sweat on with this at-home chipper! I forgot to time myself, but this workout took me awhile to finish (maybe 20 minutes?) and it left me a tired, sweaty mess. I…

Check out the (unexpected) scene that I came home to on Saturday night: The ugly bushes are gone! Whoa, right? Apparently, the landscaping project at our house started a little early! After getting a bunch of quotes from different landscapers,…

Remember the adorable running top that I wore for the Run to Remember Half Marathon a couple of weeks ago? Well, here’s your chance to win one from OpenSky! The front says: run long The back says: & eat more cake…

Check out my newest running gadget! So cool! My friends at OpenSky sent me a Timex Marathon GPS watch to test out on my runs. Even though I absolutely love my Garmin Forerunner 305, I still think it’s pretty big…

Good morning, friends! CrossFit was so fun last night! We did “The Dirty Dozen” and the workout flew by! The Dirty Dozen is a common CrossFit “benchmark” workout that many gyms use to monitor progress as you get stronger, fitter,…

Hi, friends! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Mine was great””lots of quality family and friend time, tons of delicious food and drink, and plenty of rest and relaxation. It was a successful holiday! Wednesday On Wednesday afternoon, Mal,…

You guys know that I’m semi-obsessed with planning and tracking my workouts, right? It keeps me focused on my goals and motivated to achieve them, so I’m all about it. Plus, this type of health journaling really works: In one…

Look what arrived at my house this afternoon!! OpenSky sent me some Get Well flowers, which instantly brightened up my day. Thank you, OpenSky! I can’t even explain how much these flowers cheered me up. I still feel pretty crappy…

Want to know why I eat vegetables? The short and simple answer is nutrients. Most vegetables taste pretty good to me, especially if they’re roasted, but knowing that the nutrients are good for my mind, body, and soul encourages me to…

Good morning! I woke up craving carbs and coffee. Don’t you think Carbs ”˜N’ Coffee would make a great blog name? Imagine what you could do with it! I still love Bagels ”˜N’ Gnocchi the best though. 😉 Breakfast This…

Yesterday afternoon, I tweeted this: I must have received at least 50 replies agreeing that unloading the dishwasher is one of the worst household chores ever. Actually, for me, cleaning the bathtub is the worst chore ever, but unloading the dishwasher…

Exciting news on the fundraising front! OpenSky will donate $1 to Team In Training for everyone who follows Carrots ”˜N’ Cake from now until our marathon day on January 16th! OpenSky now features flash sales, which means my favorite items…

Since breakfast, I’ve done a whole lot of nothing. Ok, well, that’s a total lie. I actually cleaned the entire house (including the floors), did 3 loads of laundry, and took Murphy for an hour-long walk. So, it was a…

Wahhh. My pumpkin oatmeal pancake completely bombed this morning. 🙁 I have no idea what happened. I’ve made a zillion oatmeal pancakes in my lifetime, but for some reason, mine totally stuck to the pan this morning. My pumpkin oatmeal…

Good morning, bloggies!!! I am in SUCH a good mood this morning! It must all of those feel-good endorphins from my early-morning workout! 😉 So, something weird happened this morning. When I took Murphy out to do his business, I…

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