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Burton

Two of my most favorite things in life are dogs and photography. Combine the two with a photo shoot, and I am one happy gal. I was so excited when my friend Courtney asked me to take photos of her Toy Poodle, Burton. This sweet little guy can rock any look. From sporty to proper,…

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Hue Personal Wireless Lighting System

Hue Personal Wireless Lighting System

I believe that proper lighting can add a cozy and relaxed ambiance to any home. When we renovate our new home there are a lot of changes I want make to current lighting plan as the fixtures are limited and quite old-school. For now though, my lovely mother gifted us the perfect solution. For Christmas…

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wardrobestaples

Wardrobe Staples

I’ve never been one to follow popular trends. When I shop, I prefer to purchase quality pieces that will work in my wardrobe now or 10 years down the road. The style I strive for the most is classic yet effortless. Sophisticated yet relaxed.  I love versatile pieces that easily can be dressed up or down. Here…

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Garmin-ForeRunner-220-Pair

Favorite Running Gear & Playlists

Hello Friends! It’s been awhile. Just before Christmas we moved into a new house, a very exciting change but also a very stressful one. As we slowly settled into our new place, my blogging fell to the wayside. Needless to say, I’m so happy to be back now! My last few blog posts talked about my…

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Half Marathon Training

Half Marathon Training: The Game Plan

It’s been a while since I have trained for a half marathon. I am excited to get started! First things first, however. I must build my base. If you are new to running, base building means gradually increasing mileage with slower paced steady runs before your half marathon training, helping to minimize the chance of injury…

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2009 Detroit Half Marathon.

Running for Feelings

I went through a four year period where I was obsessed with running. In those four years I completed 13 half marathons and one 26.2. It was a way of challenging myself and holding myself accountable. My training wasn’t always perfect and some races were better than others, but, in retrospect, what stands out in my mind…

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