Painting, baking and running

Cake pops

It’s almost baby time! I’m 37.5 weeks so just two and a half weeks until my due date.  Although, since I’m full term, this little man is welcome to make his entrance anytime he wants now.  We can’t wait! I’m delivering at a different hospital this time so we went for a tour of the [...]

A forced watchless run

I must admit, I did a pretty good job

For Easter, I made one of my favorite desserts that I get in Paris – les tartes aux fruit (fruit tarts, in case you can’t figure that out).  My tarts are pretty flippin’ awesome, I must say.  The crust is sweet and crunchy.  The crème pâtissière is like heaven.  And the fruit makes you feel a [...]

Sweet Fundraising

When hubby and I ran the Baltimore Marathon in October, we ran for Team Fight for The Ulman Cancer Fund.  It was a great experience and we were thrilled to raise money for their organization.  I am currently training for the Rock ‘n Roll USA Marathon with Team in Training for The Leukemia and Lymphoma [...]

“Race” Recap: 2011 Turkey Trot 5K

Thanksgiving is a day full of family, friends and food.  Lots and lots of food.  A great way to start the day off is with a Turkey Trot.  I ran my first Turkey Trot in Washington, DC several years ago with hubby (who was my fiancé at the time).  We had a blast, supported a [...]

Happy Halloween!

A mostly wordless post for you.  Check out my chocolate cake-filled Halloween cake pops that I took to hubby’s office Halloween party.   Happy Halloween!

Favorite Things Friday: Baking Edition

I am officially in taper mode before the Baltimore Marathon so this week, I am bringing you something unrelated to running for my favorite things Friday post.  I have a sweet treat for you that is – dare I say – a little bit healthy.  Well, probably not healthy, but it has zucchini in it [...]

18 miles

My training for the Baltimore Marathon is in full swing and this weekend, I had to run a scary amount of miles.  Something about the hearing myself say I needed to run 18 miles really freaked me out.  I have run that far before; I’ve run farther – BUT that was 5 years ago! The [...]