TGIFriday Faves.

How excited are you that its Friday?! I think it calls for a celebration of some sort. Running, brunching and of course Christmas festivities will be on tap for this weekend! Hope that you get a chance to get out and do something fun.

Let’s get to this week’s faves!!

The fact that today is National Cupcake Day!! Do you celebrate?? If so Sprinkles is celebrating with a super special, off the menu cupcake. I’m honestly not a huge cupcake fan but I might have to be today!

Chrissy knows what’s up.

Here’s how to feel like you’re on vacation all year. Let your brain roam free? I am all about that.

Izzy’s 48k trail race recap through the mountains of Chile. That’s GOALS right there!! Girlfriend absolutely rocked it. Love reading about people running races from all over the world.

These new Lululemon Speed Up Tights! I feel like I kind of need them in my life.


Last night’s holiday gift exchange/purse party awesomeness. Yesss I am so in love with this. Nice little change up from my same ole same basic black bag.

That’s all for this week! Have a fabulous weekend.

What is on tap for your weekend? Who is doing some trail running?
My body misses it so after doing road races in the last month. I think I will make some time for that soon.

TGIFriday Faves.

Yaaas!!! It is Friday! I think that deserves a festive thumbs up don’t you think? Hope you all have a fun weekend planned! I’ll be running the BMW Dallas Marathon on Sunday. I’m ready for the 26.2 mile joyride!!

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And oh yes, I’ve been checking the weather for this weekend, and it is looking oh so glorious. I’m loving some chilly Texas weather.

I really wanted to use the above gif just because it is oh so awesome. And now I want ribs.

Anyway, let’s get into this week’s faves!!

Tips for motivating your 2018 racing season. I am eyeing some pretty awesome races (including trails) for next year. I’m definitely ready to get back on that dirt path!!

-Loving this look. I am in need this fall of some more dark denim.


-Naughty and nice coffee mugs. I want both.


Mistletoe ‘ritas!! I love festive drinks with fresh cranberries involved.

-Obsessed with all coasters from the South Austin Gallery. Aren’t they fun?! I have one in my office with the skyline of Dallas and now I want more.

Have a great weekend!

What are you up to this weekend? Is it snowing where you are?!
It was 28 DEGREES this morning! I did a chilly morning run and I am still thawing out.

TGIFriday Faves.

Hello there! Happy fabulous Friday to you! I hope you have some weekend fun in store. I am looking forward to some fun running this weekend!! Can’t wait for this race. 13.1 and of course a margarita and some Tex Mex after!! Haha, it’s only right in SA.

Hey, I know the gif says #iFlyAlaska but work with me here!! LOL.

Let’s get to this week’s faves!

This 2017 runner’s holiday gift guide!! I especially love the runner’s kitchen. Someone buy me an instant pot for Christmas, please and thanks.

Developing extraordinary resilience. Yes. Love it love it.

Turkey chili stuffed acorn squash! I actually have not bought any squash in a while so I need to get on it.

-Pumped about the royal engagement! I think they make a beautiful couple. Plus she is an absolute knockout. Girl crush over here.


-This amazing view on the run! Running off the beaten path makes my soul happy.

And that’s all for this week! Have a fantastic weekend.

What are you up to this weekend? Anything wild/crazy/adventurous/fun?

TGIFriday Faves.

Happy Friday to you! I am without a doubt ready for some fun free time this weekend. I’ve got some long running, straight chillin’ and good times on tap! Let’s get to this week’s favorites.

-A brilliant sunset on double run day. I have to say I run at all times of the day but I am loving the change with daylight savings.

Should you wear compression socks during travel? I say sure, without a doubt.

Fall 2017 nail colors. I am absolutely digging that Tom Ford Smoke Red.

Pumpkin diet for 24 hours? The basic B in me really likes this.

-Did you know that Drew Barrymore makes her own rosé? YES WAY. I am all about it.

Have a great Friday!

What are you up to this weekend?

TGIFriday Faves.

Hello and happy Friday to you! I am still in shock that it is November already. Seriously…the year is almost over!! I simply cannot believe it. I am more than ready to gear up and get back into racing season! Fall & winter time are without a doubt my favorite seasons for some Texas running.

Inspo for me to make my own mulled wine…it’s going to happen, soon!!

Let’s get into this week’s faves!

48 fun facts about the 48th annual NYC marathon. Number 30, holy wow.

-Receiving a score of A+ on my wellness test for my benefits at work!! You know, where they take your blood work and your stats and all of that. I feel like a superwoman superhero healthy rockstar.

The best Whole Foods staples for busy bees. I think I need to stock up on some more chickpeas to make this recipe.

Massage Envy’s total body stretch featuring the streto method. Honestly it kinda feels like doing restorative yoga. I swear by massage therapy (been doing it for years) and love this new addition to my therapy sessions lately.

-And this, because it is just so ME.

That’s all for this week! Have a great weekend.

What are you up to this weekend? Who is running the NYC Marathon?!? If so, best of luck!! 

TGIFriday Faves.

Happiest of Fridays to you! It has been a long week of work and I am more than ready for some fun free time this weekend! Lots of running, brunching & good times are in store. Let’s get into my faves from this week!

-I’m getting back on my kombucha game this week. The green apple ginger from Holy Kombucha (It’s local to DFW & is phenomenal!!) is my fave. You must try it.

-Lately I’ve been finding all sorts of YouTube channels to follow and I have to say it is my new source of entertainment!! Well that and podcasts. Look up LovelyTi on YouTube if you like celebrity news and thank me later.

-I’m already loving planning my race calender for 2018!! I’ve actually got more trail races on it than anything else. 2017 really has been my year for trail & ultra racing so I’m looking fwd to some good stuff in the near future.

-In other news I am off work today and off to get a pedicure. My tootsies need it BAD, yall!!! Have an amazing wknd.

What’s on tap for your weekend? Tell me about some fall festivities you are getting into!!

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Cheers to Friday! Hope you are having a wonderful day so far. I’ve got lots of fun planned this weekend – some trail running at this race, brunching and a whole lot of kicking back!! Simply cannot wait.

Let’s get to this week’s faves!

Simple southwest tofu scramble. I had something similar to this at our trail run breakfast last weekend (one of the vegan runners made it) and I was instantly hooked. Did not miss the eggs at all! I may have to do some experimenting and make some this weekend.

-My ‘happy camper’ coffee mug. Just because it is cute and colorful and makes me blissful.

This ‘Everything But the Bagel’ seasoning from Trader Joe’s. Seriously, put it on everything. Veggies, potatoes, the possibilities are endless.

4 practical tips for powering through a long run. Good stuff here. Appreciate the journey.

-My unicorn bracelet! Yes one of my friends had a unicorn birthday happy hour the other day and it was the best. I think the bracelet is giving me all kinds of superpowers and good mojo.

What’s on tap for your weekend?

TGIFriday Faves.

Happy Friday, TGIF, good vibes and all of that jazz! Hope you had a marvelous week. This weekend will be a good one as I’ll be running, brunching, and YES the State Fair of Texas!! I am so flipping excited. Let’s do a secret handshake to celebrate. This one’s just between you and me.

Perfect. Let’s get to this week’s faves!

14 hilarious spectator signs to make for race day. 6, 8 and 13. Hands down.

-Dried kiwi. I have a feeling these may become long run fuel. A coworker let me try these this week and now I’m obsessed. Must track them down pronto.

11 surprisingly chic Halloween décor ideas. Pineapple jack o lantern? Genius.

The absolute best gifts for introverts. The ‘go away’ welcome mat LOL. I think I’m a little bit of both introvert and extrovert since I’m an only child. But that welcome mat is a must have.

-Spiced butter rum coffee. I have been obsessed with this coffee post run at Java Me Up. Gotta get more soon.

Yes! It’s funny because it’s true.

Have a great weekend!

What are you up to this weekend? Have you carved a pumpkin yet?
It’s on my to do list.

TGIFriday Faves.

Hello and TGIF to you! I definitely am ready to have some fun free time this weekend. My weekend is going to consist of some running, playing with friends and brunch time!!

Let’s get to this week’s faves!

-The fact that my fall/winter race calendar is quickly filling up. I am running this Oktoberfest 50k trail run, the Rock n Roll San Antonio half (Thanks to Brooks Running!!) and then the BMW Dallas Marathon 26.2 in December! It feels good to get back to running shorter races again. Well, anything feels short after running 100 miles. HA.

Campfire proof mugs. I want these in every color!! Love love.

10 reasons NOT to run trail marathons and ultras. HAHA. Cracking me up. My feet will never be the same.

12 celebrities running the NYC marathon. Kind of a fun fact thing to know. My NYC marathoner readers, please take pics if you have a celeb sighting.

-Lunchtime running this week. It felt so good to get miles in again on my lunch break. Loving these Brooks Running Pure Flows.

That’s all for this week!

Bonus points if you remember where the above gif is from.

What are you up to this weekend? Is anyone else running a fun festive fall race?

TGIFriday Faves.

Happy Friday AND it is National Coffee Day!! If that is not a reason to have a celebration then I don’t know what is. Hope your day is getting off to a good start. I’m looking forward to running, brunching it and perhaps a little yoga this weekend!

Let’s get to this week’s faves!

-Getting the legs moving again this week after my win at the Piney Woods 100k. Feels good to be bouncing back and hitting the ground running. I’ve also signed up for the BMW Dallas Marathon in December so lots more happy miles to come.

Maple honey crisp margaritas!? Wowzers. Sign me up.

Energy punching pumpkin bars. Yum. Must make these pronto.

8 useful running hacks. All about that.

-and this, just because it’s funny. Fall lovers unite.

That is all for this week! Have a lovely weekend.

What are you up to this weekend? Anything fall festive?