Category: Travel

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Packing for Workouts When You Travel

Deciding what to wear for a workout when I’m at home isn’t hard. I have types of clothes I prefer for different types of workouts, and I know what undergarments work with various fitness tops and bottoms, and I can…

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6 Creative Ways to Get Your Workout on While Traveling

Ever feel like it’s impossible to get your workout on while traveling? There’s packing (did I forget something?), getting to where you need to be on time, delays, outings, social gatherings, food temptations (I mean you’re on vacation, right?), among…

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Fall in Vermont and Learning About Organic Farming

Today I am sharing a recap of my trip to Burlington, Vermont with Stonyfield Organic. It was a short trip but an informative one! Thank you so much to Stonyfield for inviting me to learn more about organic farming and…

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A Weekend in Black Mountain

I think everyone has a place that makes them feel a sense of peace and contentment that’s unmatched anywhere else. For me, that place is the mountains. I associate fall in the mountains with slowing down, escaping everyday life, surrounding…

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5 Things to Love About the Chicago Marathon

I love the marathon. As I write this post, I’ve run 16 of them and No. 17 is only eight days away. I would say I have a “problem” but I really don’t see it as a problem (my husband…

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A Quick Trip to Michigan

I spent less than 48 hours in Michigan this weekend but the short time I visited was wonderful since it involved quality time with three of my closest friends. Carrie, Leah, Michaela and I have all been best friends since…

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Workout I Did: Learning to Surf

We all have that one thing that we’ve always wanted to try to but for whatever reason we just haven’t. For me, that thing is surfing. I grew up in the mountains of central Pennsylvania with a family that wasn’t…

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How an FBG Does Myrtle Beach

My husband and I have very different ideas of what constitutes a successful beach vacation. He sits squarely in the sit-on-the-beach-and-do-as-little-as-humanly-possible camp while I prefer something a little more active. The reality is that my body actually doesn’t feel refreshed…

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Hilton Head Island: Day Two

Catching up? Here’s a recap of the first half of our weekend vacation: Hilton Head Island: Day One Hilton Head Island: Day Two The second day of our Hilton Head Island vacation began similarly to our first. We eased into…

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Sightseeing on the Run: My London Running Tour

I truly believe the best way to get a good feel for a city is by exploring it on foot. I didn’t fall in love with New York until I had an opportunity to stroll the streets from the Lower…