Author Archive: runninginthewindycity

bastille!

loved spending quality time with the hubby-to-be last night at a bastille concert. Advertisements

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currently loving

i am currently obsessed with the sunday strategist that i found through cooking light’s facebook page.  it has been such a time saver when trying to plan weekly meals and grocery trips.  i have to admit though – i typically only choose 3 meals from there a week, but quickly scan through a previous week …

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another milestone, another day!

sorry to be a little mia this past week – i peaced out of chiberia for my bachelorette weekend in sunny austin with 7 amazing friends.  the weekend was beyond phenomenal filled with laughs, sunshine (and more sunshine), and lifetime memories.  it makes me realize how much i miss these girls, and need to commit …

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to personal train or not?

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so, now it really has been awhile!

woah – over 2 years since i’ve posted on this site, and i’ve decided it is time to resurrect the blog!  this time i’m not focused on just preparing for the marathon, but rather getting in shape to marry my best friend 🙂  yes, to catch you up out there, my fiancé proposed to me …

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its been a few days, huh?

so the weekend flew by – rather uneventfully i might add, but here’s a quick recap of the highlights my beloved puppy has now managed to get himself kicked out of doggy daycare twice… the first time, because he could jump over the fence, and potentially escape.  otherwise, he played great with the little dogs. …

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happy halloween!

  happy halloween!  so, i felt like i was reliving mitch’s experience from the halloween episode of modern family, you know where he shows up in the spiderman costume for work, but he’s the only one….  the admin exec for my dept had told me that TONS of people dress up in our office, even …

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and more recipes!

cranberry lime spritzer – let’s start with this fun drink first.  i haven’t quite seen this exact version anywhere, but when i saw the sparkling diet cranberry juice in the grocery store, i just new there had to be a cocktail out there.  just a shot’ish of vodka, a can of the cranberry juice, and …

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new recipes

so this weekend we went out to galena to visit the bf’s grandparents.  i always like to bring baked goodies as a thank you for our stay, so this time was no different and some of these recipes i just have to share pumpkin jumble cookies – amaaaaaaahzing and super simple.  it only requires 5 …

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craft projects galore

so with the upcoming holiday season, excess free time, and some eye catching pinterest ideas, i decided it was time to get busy. project 1 – baking sharpie marker designs onto a plate to make it permanent. bought a plain white plate from the dollar store (didn’t want to spend the big bucks just yet!) …

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