Shopping for the Big Dogs: Fall Shopping Guide


This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Boombox Network . The opinions and text are all mine. If you have a lot of dogs like I do, they don’t often get “gifts” (aside from lots of kisses and snuggles). But, with the weather cooling down and the holidays coming at us […]

Train Smarter: 5 Ways to PR Running Three Days a Week

Race PR

Personal Record. PR. It has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? For many runners, setting a personal best time in a race is their ultimate goal. It also may seem unattainable, requiring hours and days of training that just aren’t possible for some athletes. While running five or six days a week may seem […]

Playing 50 Questions for Friday

50 Questions

To celebrate Friday I thought that I would join in the 50 Questions game that is going around the blogging world right now. Well, it’s not really a game, but I feel like I’m playing along with some of my favorite bloggers including Angela, Christine, and Rachel. Before I get started I want to take a moment […]

5 Reasons You Need to Go to BlogFest 2015

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I am so excited to announce that BlogFest 2015 with Sweat Pink is ON!! BlogFest, which is held in conjunction with the IDEA World Fitness Convention, is scheduled July 16-19 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.  If you are a health and fitness blogger, or a blogger who is interested in health and fitness, you […]

Motivated to Beat Breast Cancer


This post is sponsored by Skechers to call attention to their campaign with the American Cancer Society in the fight against breast cancer. I was compensated for this post. All opinions though, are my own, and I am proud to be a part of this campaign. My younger sister Susan would have been 54 on […]

The Accomplishments of Others

Inland Empire

I’m a little under the weather this weekend. At first I blamed it on allergies (even though I’ve never really been allergic to anything) because they are scalping and reseeding the grass here in the desert, which leaves the air dusty and full of all those things that makes allergy sufferers go wild. I finally […]