Tales of a 20-something running and eating through life

Recipe: My Favorite Veggie Wrap

By on June 20, 2014 in Healthy Living, Recipes with 1 Comment
Recipe: My Favorite Veggie Wrap

Summer is a time for lots of fresh fruits and veggies. There’s always a point in the year when I stop heating things up and I start eating more sandwiches and salads. My body craves fresh textures and flavors, and I must obey! I’ve been making this veggie wrap for about a month, and it […]

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A Weekend in Memphis

By on June 11, 2014 in Travel with 2 Comments
A Weekend in Memphis

This past weekend Allen and I took a weekend road trip to Memphis, Ten. It’s less than 5 hours from St. Louis, and the St. Louis Cardinals’ AAA-affiliate Memphis Redbirds are there, so we thought it would be the perfect spot for a short vacation. We headed out mid-Friday morning and got to Memphis without […]

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Hot Runners

By on June 7, 2014 in Running with 3 Comments
Hot Runners

Long time, no see! I’ve been enjoying the heck out my summer, and I figured it was time for me to share that with you. My weekly routine has become one of waking up really early and getting out for a run, and I’m really liking it! I’ve been running with Hannah, and we’ve kept […]

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Memorial Day Weekend in Ohio

By on May 27, 2014 in Running, Travel with 1 Comment
Memorial Day Weekend in Ohio

This past weekend I took a trip with Allen and some of his family to Ohio to see my first away Cardinals game! We left on Saturday morning to head to Ohio where his grandparents and aunt and uncle live. Saturday night we had dinner at his grandparents house. On Sunday morning, I woke up […]

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Touring My City

By on May 26, 2014 in Travel with 0 Comments
Touring My City

Last week I got to play tourist in St. Louis! My friend Celia came to visit for three days on her way from Columbia to Miami, where she’s interning at the Miami Herald for a few weeks! She came in on Wednesday around lunch, and we headed over to Laumeier Sculpture Park. It was HOT, […]

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First Weekend of Summer

By on May 19, 2014 in Daily Life with 0 Comments
First Weekend of Summer

Last weekend was my first weekend of summer break! The weather has been cool, and it doesn’t exactly feel like summer, but the sense of freedom and relaxation I get from summer sure feels good. Of course, I’ve got a bunch of online classes to do this summer, but for a few days I’ve got […]

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Dear Mark Twain Hall

By on May 18, 2014 in College Life with 0 Comments
Dear Mark Twain Hall

Dear Mark Twain Hall, I left Mark Twain as a resident and peer advisor for the last time yesterday afternoon. It was my last time living in a residence hall, and my last time being a student staff member with MU Residential Life. And it was the first time I was truly sad to be […]

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A Busy Weekend

By on May 5, 2014 in College Life, Running with 0 Comments
A Busy Weekend

This was my busiest weekend in a long time! My only real free night was Friday night, and on Saturday I had the Girls on the Run 5K! The race was a lot smaller than I expected, but I guess that’s because I’m used to seeing the St. Louis Girls on the Run program, which […]

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Sunday of Jazz

By on April 28, 2014 in College Life with 0 Comments
Sunday of Jazz

This weekend I was home for a wedding (Allen’s best friend from high school, Adam, got married) and I was lucky enough to be in town for an old high school event: the Pattonville Evening of Jazz. When I was in high school, we would host this event every few years (I think we had […]

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Getting Creative in the Kitchen

By on April 13, 2014 in Daily Life with 0 Comments
Getting Creative in the Kitchen

This weekend I was inspired by the warm weather to do some cooking in the kitchen! I can’t wait for summer produce to make its way into my life. I need some fresh herbs, berries and fresh vegetables filling my plate! This weekend’s eats were in preparation of summer cooking: Friday night I threw together […]

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