travel

Letting Go of Routine and Going with the Rhythm

August 28, 2014

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 […]

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Do You Need a Digital Detox?

July 14, 2014

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 […]

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

June 27, 2014

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 […]

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Life After Blogging: The Marriage Edition

January 31, 2014

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 […]

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

November 6, 2013

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. […]

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Rev3 Race Weekend & If Dreaming Big were Easy

September 23, 2013

  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 […]

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Places, Faces, and Races: The Recap

August 28, 2013

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 […]

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Good Gut Travel Tips

August 23, 2013

What’s the first thing you think of when you correlate guts and travel? Yup, traveler’s stomach. It can range anywhere from bloat, to constipation, to well.. the complete opposite. My stomach today is 90% healed since my parasite and digestive malabsorption, but I am still extra careful when I travel. It took me a few […]

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Marvelous Monday: Learning How to Park it

July 22, 2013

Well, I’m back home. Yes, home sweet home. The past 4 days were spent relaxing with my momma in Florida. A little getaway for my 30th (which is actually this weekend). And my kiwi Cotter gets home from France this week too. I’m excited! But that also means we go back to reality. Back to […]

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Blendorama: The Thank YOU Card

May 20, 2013

I could sit here and write a recap of this past weekends BLEND RETREAT, but it might turn into a novel. And Monday’s are meant for novels. So instead I break it into pieces. Make just 2 pieces. Maybe three. Who knows. But today I want to say THANK YOU! Thank YOU Katie, Lindsay, Janeetha, […]

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