I’ve always loved celebrating birthdays in really big ways. Last year I celebrated my 30th birthday in Yosemite, but this year I was planning on sticking around Alaska and doing something amazing closer to home. We thought about doing various backpacking trips or big hikes, but we ultimately chose to go down to Seward to … More An Epic Birthday Weekend in Seward
I just got back from Yosemite, and all I want to do was hike now that we are back in Alaska! So last week my husband and I checked out the weather down in Seward and discovered that our favorite notoriously rainy town was going to just be cloudy for the weekend. So we decided … More A Beachy Backpacking Weekend at Caines Head
Hi everyone! Like I said in my last post, I had a super busy weekend and I couldn’t fit it all into one post. So I’m back with post #2 about my holiday weekend. This part of my weekend actually started last Thursday night, when Andrew and I headed down to Seward to stay with … More A Winter Trip to Seward
Disclaimer: I received the Zensah Well Rounded Shorts to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (Ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! Hi everyone! Week 7 of Gold Nugget Tri training is complete, which means that I only have one more … More GNT Training: Week 7 & Some New Gear
Hi everyone! Although summer has come and gone in Alaska (it legit looks like October up here with all the colorful leaves!), I can’t help but write one more post about running in Seward this summer. Up here in Alaska, you often see some crazy stuff while running. I’ve been seeing some cool posts throughout … More Alaskan Running Scavenger Hunt – Seward Edition
Hi everyone! Time for another Friday Five with Mar on the Run, You Signed Up For What?!, and Eat Pray Run DC! This week’s theme is 5 things that we love about something, and since I’ve only got 1 more month left in Seward I decided to write about my current town! There’s so much … More Friday Five: Five things I Love About Seward!
Hi everyone! It’s crazy for me to even think about this, but today officially marks 1 month of living in Alaska! It’s been a crazy busy month but I’m loving it so far! Getting adjusted to living in a new place with new friends has been fun, and adjusting to a new job has been…well…difficult … More One Month In Alaska!
Hi everyone! I’m happy to report that things have been going really well lately! We are starting to settle down here in Seward. Today actually marks 1 week since we moved here, and we’re doing pretty well! It’s really a good thing that we came here so early, because there are so few staff members … More Finally Getting Back To Normal
Hi everyone! The past few weeks have been so crazy but things have finally started settling down a tiny bit. I’m hoping I can get back into my normal blogging routine by next week. And I’m honored that so many people have been nominating me for Liebster Awards! I promise I’ll give you all shout … More My First Run In Alaska!
Hi everyone! Greetings from sunny (literally, it’s 10:30 pm and still kind of light out) Seward, AK! I know in my last post I was like “Oh we finally made it, the road trip is over, yay for only good times ahead” but I was pretty wrong about that. Ugh. Sunday’s “easy” 5 hour road … More WE MADE IT!