[bye, bye, terrible holiday eating habits]

I’ll be honest: since Thanksgiving, I have been eating like shit, not exercising, and generally not giving two fucks about the whole thing. And it has been magnificent. However, this kind of existence can’t last. I know this. And with two 5Ks around the corner (one being THIS SUNDAY), I have to change my ways….

[creepy holiday songs]

Last Friday, a friend of mine got a group of us together to watch It’s a Wonderful Life at Tampa Theatre as part of her annual Christmas tradition. Before the movie, we were led in a Christmas sing-along in which songs such as, “White Christmas” and, “Deck the Halls” were featured. While singing these timeless…

[#hellokeurig]

Anybody who knows me knows I am a coffee addict. I have a cup at least every other day. I have an Examiner page dedicated to it. I buy and grind my own beans. I am no stranger to Starbucks. I. Love. Coffee. But the one coffee trend I never got on board with? Keurig….

[i’m baaaaccckkk]

::knocks on door:: Hello? Anyone home? ::Fumbles around for keys, unlocks door, and walks inside. Takes deep breath:: Man, it feels good to be back here. Haven’t traipsed down this road in a long while. 2014 has been a busy month, with lots of life changes. Life changes like grad school. And while I vow…

[beauty junk round-up: coconut oil]

(source) Hello, young ones. Today’s beauty junk round-up is about my new favorite product: coconut oil. (source) ^Real talk, y’all.^ Here is what I have used coconut oil for so far: body moisturizer P.M. facial moisturizer makeup remover in lieu of shaving cream oil pulling sunburn relief hair masque in lieu of leave-in hair conditioner…

[ava doesn’t like feels]

Grab a box of tissues and get ready for the feels… This Story of a Dog’s Last Day on Earth is Beautiful and Utterly Heartbreaking (via BuzzFeed) I made the mistake of reading the above post before I had to get ready to go to work. (If you’ve ever had to apply makeup while fighting…

[miles for moffitt 5k]

I just want to start off this post by saying I’m not ready for Cory and Topanga to be parents. I also feel it’s a stretch they have a thirteen year-old. At what age did they have her? They can’t be much older than I. (source) Anyway, this post is about a 5K I ran…

[sweet baby ray’s : a like story]

I like Sweet Baby Ray’s. It’s my favorite barbeque sauce. But don’t get it twisted: I like it. I’m not obsessed with it. Like, I don’t get on my knees every night and thank the barbeque gods that I got one more day on God’s green earth with their most delicious condiment. I don’t drink…

[tips for dealing with the maid of honor]

Hey guys. Remember me? I used to write a little blog called One Random B. You might have read it once or twice. I know I haven’t been on here much. The month of May was super busy! T.O., who has been away at school for the past few months, was in town for the…

[hooters 5k]

Last Saturday (Easter Saturday to be exact), I participated in my very first beach run. I ran the Hooters Bunny 5K,put on by 727CANRACE.com. This is the second race I’ve run with this company; the first was the St. Patrick’s 5K back in March. Once again, I was impressed with everything my $35 race entry…