3 Portable Gluten Free Breakfasts with Protein

3 Portable Gluten Free Breakfasts with Protein. These recipes are great for travel! On the go, in air, or on the road! Easy to make and simply delicious.

3 Portable Gluten Free Breakfasts with Protein. These recipes are great for travel! On the go, in air, or on the road! Easy to make and simply delicious. Traveling and fueling right can be tricky. To be honest, I think our minds tell us to either A --> just eat whatever you can find. Or B --> we're sitting a whole lot so eat less and SUPER clean. But our bodies still … [Read more...]

Sweat on Road! A Travel Workout You can Do ANYWHERE!

SWEATroad travel workout! No gym required. All you need is a space to workout! #travelworkout #fitness

Confession.. I've been traveling for 2 1/2 weeks and fitness has been harder than i thought, but needless to say, i've "fit it in." Walking, running, push ups, squats, etc. A little here, a little there, etc. It all adds up, and that's what counts, right? But today I have a real PRO traveler and FITNESS guru to share her traveling fitness tips. Heather (another good BLEND) from … [Read more...]

Christchurch, New Zealand. Behind the Lens

Sheep in Christchurch, New Zealand

There is so much to see and do in Christchurch, New Zealand. But this city has so much meaning to us since it's my husbands' hometown. I invite you behind the lens to see all the city, beaches, trails, and rebuild of the city post earthquake.  Our time in Christchurch, New Zealand has come and gone. My husband (aka the kiwi) is from Christchurch. He's been training for … [Read more...]

Letting Go of Routine and Going with the Rhythm


It’s funny, most people are heading back to school, work, etc. and craving a routine. I get that, I really do. Especially if you have kids. But for us? We’ve been plowing away at work, training, in the brutal summer heat. It’s at this point when our routine can almost slow us down from that SECOND WIND of dreaming big. (thank you Tara for the bracelet) We need makes … [Read more...]

Do You Need a Digital Detox?


I often reminisce about our time in New Zealand back in 2011-2012. You see, those were the days when all we had was a local Nokia phone with no extra features, our car had no radio, and the only access to internet we has was when we were at the house connected to wi-fi. That means when we left the house, we DISCONNECTED. We did not have access to email, facebook, instagram, … [Read more...]

The Perfect Pre Race Travel Snack – Grain Free Nutty Coconut Bars


Happy last week of June! How did that happen? I don’t mind it though because July brings us some much needed rest. The Kiwi has one more race this weekend and then it will be two weeks of down time before his next training/racing blocks. Luckily, this last race is in Texas, so no packing the bike and airport travel, phew!. But since I can’t go with the kiwi (We're dog … [Read more...]

Life After Blogging: The Marriage Edition


Today I am lucky. Lucky to have a real life and blend share her words of wisdom with me, with us. You’ve read her words before—> Here and Here. Why do I want her to keep blogging here? Well, we all need to remember.... We need to remember that life comes first, then  blogging. And in the midst of a busy week and lots of “blog work,” I realized I needed to shift that focus … [Read more...]

In a New York Minute: Changing from One season to the Next


Well, we're back from New York and settling into real work in real life again. You see, this past weekend we spent wonderful time in West Point, New York for my life long friend's wedding. It was an honor to be part of this celebration and an honor to be able to stay on campus. I’m still in shock of the beautiful scenery and all the history! I was able to sneak in 2 beautiful … [Read more...]

Rev3 Race Weekend & If Dreaming Big were Easy


  So many ups and downs this season so far, but you know what? That’s the risk you (we) take. A major component of “dreaming big.” “swim at own risk”—> in life Another race has gone by, and unfortunately another mishap. One that could not be controlled. A mechanical problem forced my husband (aka kiwi cotter) to DNF the Branson REV3 on Sunday. Anyway, that the … [Read more...]

Places, Faces, and Races: The Recap


Well, we’re back to the grind and back in Austin after a race weekend in Maine. Like I mentioned Monday, I am extremely grateful for this community and the true friendships I have developed. Without them, I wouldn’t have been able to go support my husband this weekend, which means the world to me (and him). It’s this community that has kept us going and DREAMING BIG. So thank … [Read more...]