Your First 5K Tips and Tricks

A few years ago, if you had asked me if I liked running, I would have laughed and then smacked you. I HATED running. It seemed time consuming and exhausting to me and I never really saw the appeal. Sure I would try and run with girlfriends in high school and convince myself that I liked it…but I knew that I didn’t. The big change for me was getting a full time desk job. I ended up in a 9-6 sitting routine and found myself with very anxious energy by the end of the day. A work friend suggested morning runs to me…

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Genuinely Cool Stuff 9.8.15

Hello everyone, happy Tuesday! Hope that you are having a lovely week. Here are my favorite little tid-bits that I found around the internet this week! This weeks links include: how to make your own hostess treats at home, how to throw a beer tasting party and how to wear high heels without pain! 1. Why Cara Delevingne quit the modeling industry 2. Seven Exercises that will transform your body 3. Love this idea for a beer tasting party (if only I liked beer… maybe for A’s birthday) 4. I was surprised how few people know my fave tip for…

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Genuinely Cool Stuff 8.25.15

This is the last Genuinely cool stuff post for August! You know what that means? Time to start adding in some Fall links next week! For now, lets celebrate the final fleeting moments of summer! 1. A smart trick for making any outfit look complete2. Obsessed with this healthy protein shake recipe3. I definitely need this punch ladle for our next Christmas party4. Who wants to buy me this agate end table?5. I want to eat all the feta dip6. I think this sun salutation challenge could work wonders for my posture….7. These townhouse storage solutions are genius and just…

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Weekly Highlights 8.21.15

It feels so good to have been back home again this week!!! Words cannot even begin to express how much love I have for family and friends here, as well as my love for Santa Cruz in its entirety. This weekend I am attending my brother’s wedding and squeezing in as many more minutes with my crazy family as I can! What are you most looking forward to this weekend? Bummed about the glassy surf but still glad a got a picture with this guy Finally upgraded from my broken, baby 4s! The six plus is the size of my…

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Genuinely Cool Stuff 8.18.15

Here are the latest and greatest links and articles from the internet this week! I am pretty stoked about this triple lemon cake as well as some awesome “guest bedroom” updates! 1. How cute is this organic cotton “happy pouch?!” 2. Certainly going to make this scrumptious looking lemon cake 3. I need to do some serious traveling, I’ve only seen 6 of the 25 best landmarks in the world 4. The best new home decor brands to watch 5. For brunch I am all about this chocolate coconut coffee seltzer (+gin maybe?)  6. These great slip ons are on…

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