The summer free-for-all is over

Summer is a time of healthy living: sunshine, sweaty activities, outdoor adventures, fresh fruits and vegetables. It’s also a time of living it up, of saying “yes,” of kicking habits off to the wayside. There’s been a lot of disruptions to my routine this summer. Friends visiting, seeing someone in town for just the summer,…

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Battling creaky knees. In my 20’s.

There’s no disappointment quite like when you’ve wedged yourself into your spandex, laced up your sneaks, perfectly curated your playlist, allotted time in your busy day, and finally head out for a run only to feel shooting pain through your knee. Or even to have a great run only to be hobbling around for a…

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The Spirit of Christmas Past and Christmas Present

I went to see Coco last night. (Side note: amazing!) The theater showed a holiday-themed Frozen “long short” beforehand, centered around holiday traditions. While my date and I were not as impressed as his 3-year-old niece probably would be, it got me thinking about traditions. I LOVE Christmas. The snow, the lights, the trees. Yummy…

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Goodbye summer, hello fall

I love fall. Beautiful foliage, blue skies, that crisp in the air. Boots and sweaters. I’m from a place famous for fall (Blue Ridge Mountains, anyone?). Fall in Breckenridge was hard for me. Undeniably beautiful… … but incredibly short lived. Fully “bloomed” aspens usually only lasted a week, maybe two. And then bare trees and…

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‘Pura vida’ body, mind, and soul.

I’m back in the land of #bikinilife. Yup, I’m back at the beach. As much as I love living in the mountains and truly think that’s the place for me, life wouldn’t simply not be complete without some beach time. Science says so Luckily science is on my side on this one. A recent study…

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#SummerStrong for Summertime!

As of today it’s officially summer! Yaaaaayyyyyy! I don’t know about you, but I love summer. Warm nights, tons of daylight time, rosé on porches, flowy dresses and sandals, lazy fun and sweaty activities in the sunshine, beach trips… Seriously all the fun, amazing things! So today I want to highlight what makes summer special, what we…

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