A Foodie Family’s SoCal Adventure: Buccaneer’s Cafe & Ohana Cupcakes

Adrian and I ventured out to the Stroller Warriors workout over near the Strand at Buccaneers Park. We had been told over and over that this was a favorite running strip from friends that have lived here before. Some ladies also informed me that it was the spot for amazing breakfast burritos too! We went […]

Marathon Training Week 11 & the last for 2018.

This week was amazing. I got the chance to meet up with a running friend from North Carolina over here in California. What a small world the US Marine Corps really is! Well, she offered to long run with me and with a 16 miler on the plan…I had to take her up on the […]

A Foodie Family’s SoCal Adventure: The Yellow Deli & Danny’s Donuts

One of our latest adventures was out into Vista for lunch after service at North Coast Church at The Yellow Deli. This was a recommendation by a lot of friends who have lived out this way. As we pulled up to the building, I was in complete awe. It is just incredibly unique. Because it […]

Fit Foodie: Making moves back to normal

Pizza night here!!! Chicken Green bell peppers Onions Ricotta Salt Pepper Oregano Garlic This one was one of my hands down favorites that we’ve made!!! Gosh I love love love homemade pizza night! Mainly because you know for me to get toppings to that extent I may need a part time job but seriously it’s […]

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Crockpot Pumpkin Spice Latte Ingredients 6 cups whole milk (I used whole) 6 cups of strongly brewed coffee 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 1/4 cup vanilla 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon 3 cinnamon sticks Directions In your crockpot, combine the milk and coffee. Whip together the pumpkin, vanilla, sugar, and cinnamon. Pour mixture into the […]

A Foodie Family’s SoCal Adventure: Pizza from Mars & Oceanside Donuts

This week Hannah the Wild and I were out and about thrifting and running some errands. In the middle of our stops tummies were rumbling! We checked in with our list of places to go here in SoCal provided by friends to find we were in the same strip mall as Pizza from Mars. And […]

Marathon Training Week 10

My runs this week have been slow and painful. I have had to pull myself out of focusing on the “I can’t do this” broken record playing in my head. But really…these runs are temporary pain. They take place in a mere blip in the timeline of life. Sure, they all build my body towards […]

Be-You-tifully Fit: Checking back in

Prior to this move, I had put on some weight with lots of strength in my daily. Running had been shorter distances too. Different period in my training, but this… This is all the move. I have backtracked a bit from my goals. The muscle gained is hidden or lost, but I don’t regret this […]