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Spring Is In The Air!!

12 Jan

But seriously…..

I’m sitting warm and dry inside while the second snow of the season falls.

big snow

Of course this snow showed up AFTER my nephews went back to Texas…back in 2011.

This is not it…not even close. Much to my dismay….

And I’m doing a little online Window(s) shopping…see what I did there? 🙂

This morning the launch of the new Spring line of Skirt Sports kicked off with the introduction of what might become one of my OTHER favorite patterns….Ladies (and gentlemen) I present for your viewing pleasure, Free Love

Free Love

Free Love…in one of my favorite styles…the Gym Girl Ultra!!!

Like Tantrum before it, Free Love just might become your go-to pattern — lots of possibilities for matching. Or not matching if you’re anything like me!

Over the next couple of months we’ll be introducing some new styles as well as some more new patterns! And I for one am super EXCITED for some of them! Or…ya know…most, if not all, of them!!  And I’m really excited to once again have the chance to be an Ambassador for the line. There’s fun things coming up this year … a new website, the 13er in June and all the new clothes coming out!!

Keep checking the website to find your new favorite!! And when you do,  take 20% off of your purchase with my new code…ORF20 — memorize it! And use it often!!

The One with the Resolutions

1 Jan

happy new year 2016

First off I want to wish everyone a Happy New Year filled will all the good things!! It’s always nice to have a clean slate. Hopefully this year I can make up for any shortcomings in 2015.

new beginning

And so with that….On to the resolutions!

Running Resolutions: 2015 got off to a good start when I was running Dopey, then the Houston half and then the Paris Marathon. And then, I just quit running. Yeah, I still signed up for races, and I showed up but…that was about it.

In 2016 I, along with a group of friends, have pledged to run 1000 miles. Someone else did the math and it’s a bit more than 20 a week. I think 🙂  My current running plans are pretty unplanned at the moment. I will be running the Houston Half marathon again in a couple of weeks and I am registered for the runDisney Dark Side Challenge in April. I have plans to go for redemption at the Marine Corps Historic Half and will likely repeat my October trifecta – the Hartford Half, the Hershey Half and the Marine Corps Marathon (got my “club” number so get to bypass the lottery!!)

There are some events on my “want to do” list — Hershey’s 10K, the Skirt Sports 13er (which will combine and ambassador retreat with my return to Boulder after too many years!!) Run With the Amish, Hogsback Half, Shipyard Old Port Half…and I’m sure a few more will rear their heads in the next few months! And there will also be multiple 5K’s and possibly more 10K’s.

So I resolve to actually be more diligent in training – and will work my hardest to make it to 1000 miles! And I resolve to actually show up for races I register for — so in full disclosure I will say that I was registered for a 10K this morning that I did *not* go to, but I *DID* run a bit more than 10K at home!!

Health Resolutions:  The addition of an insulin pump to my arsenal this year has made it much easier to track my sugar numbers so I’ll continue on that path! I will also head back to Bikram on a MUCH more consistent basis. I plan to also throw a Whole30 or two on the pile this year — or at least eat more cleanly more often.

Blogging Resolutions: Yep. More consistency! More posting! More pictures! More fun! I hope to have a lot to share this year in all areas of my life.

Random Resolutions: More quality time with the Phred – working away from home takes away a lot of the time we used to spend together and he’s a good dog and deserves more attention!! And, I resolve to make my bed every morning.I will also work as hard as I can to be less road rage-y and angry when I’m driving! And finally, I will take time every day to express my gratitude – there is so much in my life that makes me thankful and I need to acknowledge that much more often!

Do you make resolutions? Do you keep ’em?!! What is the easiest resolution that you’ve made and kept?

dust off self

After the Turkey….

28 Nov

Now that you’ve had some time to recover from Thanksgiving and Black Friday, it’s time for Giveaway Saturday!

But first — right now there is an awesome sale going on over at Skirt Sports and you can pick up some great goodies! Note: Discount codes can’t be used during the sale, but, really, these are some amazing deals!!!

One of the many things I’m thankful for is the opportunity I’ve had this year to spread my love of Skirt Sports – and to wrap up (almost!) the year, I want to give you the chance to try something new (or pick up an old favorite!!)

Jette capri Tantrum

Jette Capri in Tantrum….Tantrum is the new black ya’ll 🙂

I’m generally a skirts girl. I like having something covering up the booty as much as possible so I’ve never been a *huge* fan of tights or capris — unless I could throw a skirt on over them!!

The Jette Capri takes care of that for me! It’s a good “in between seasons” choice. A wide waistband that won’t roll over makes it super comfy and it comes in 4 color options – Black (not pictured cause…black…. 🙂 )

Also in Pop-Arrazi

jette capri pop-arrazi

Who can resist the polka-dot?!!

And Ignite

Jette capri ignite

I love this pattern and may or may not have a few items using it!!

Not to mention the above pictured Tantrum

Sizing is pretty standard. I’m an 8-10 in street clothes and find that a Large here is a little too large but a Medium is perfect! My note to you Trust the Sizing Charts!!!

So to pick up your own enter the RaffleCopter below —

Rafflecopter Giveaway!!!!

Giveaway runs through December 6, 2015. One winner will be chosen at random and contacted via email. This giveaway is part of a series of giveaways presented by the Skirt Sports Ambassador Captains. If you have won another giveaway in the series, you are not eligible to win again. Please see terms and conditions as listed in the rafflecopter for complete rules. Skirt Sports is providing the giveaway skirt, but I bought my own and all opinions are my own.

Sometimes You’ve REALLY ‘Gotta Go’!!!

14 Oct


And if you’re a runner, it’s not always so convenient to go, right?! First, there’s probably a long line to get into a pretty stinky portapotty. Then once you get in there, if you’re even a little bit sweaty, peeling down those shorties (and getting them back up!) can be a workout in itself!

Well, Nicole deBoom and the other brainy chicks at Skirt Sports have come up with the first ever shortie with a trap door – or a relief hatch if you will – for women!




And you still get all the cuteness you expect from the ladies in Boulder, CO!


If you want to help make this dream a reality — join in our Kickstarter campaign!


‘Tis the Season!!

7 Oct








No…not THAT season (but that one’s coming too!!) – it’s Fall Marathon season. This is the time of year that all runners look forward to and train for and worry about!


I guess my “season” started with the Disneyland Half Marathon back on Labor Day weekend — for the first time I did the entire 13.1 with a friend, and even though we didn’t chat much at all I could really feel a difference.

Then, I headed down to Florida to run the first Volition Half marathon in Orlando.


Of course I had to spend some time with my fabulous friends Angela and Nate. And Na’Cho. And since I wasn’t staying on Walt Diseny World property, our good phriend Phred came along –



The weekend after we got home from Florida I joined some of my running group in tackling the first ever East Coast Beat the Blerch “race” – the biggest draw for me was — Cake. On the course. At the aid stations. Real Cake.


Also cake at the finish line…LOTS of cake!!

Apart from the cake, and the friends, this wasn’t an awesome success for me – advertised as having “some ‘legit’ trails” it actually had *some* legit ROAD – 96% of the course was trail running. Technical, uphill, some downhill, roots, rocks and fallen trees technical. Needless to say, there was not a ton of running but I hung out with a couple of friends for the entire 13.1 (or, if you want to take my Map My Run’s word for it, 33.88) miles 🙂

But now, the season really starts to come alive!

And with that, the perpetual question — WHAT AM I GOING TO WEAR?!?!?

Later this week I will share all of my planned running outfits, and you can bet there’s gonna be a ton of Skirt Sports! You can have a chance to win some Skirt Gear of your own in the next couple of months – all of my fellow ambassadors are holding contests to give away their favorite item – my giveaway comes up in November. But checkout my Facebook page, or Twitter, for links to current opportunities to win.

Also – if you’re on Pinterest (and I know you are!) – We’re having another contest and chance to show your #REALwomenmove spirit! To get involved just ….

1. Follow Skirt on Pinterest
2. Create a “‪#‎REALwomenmove‬ Challenge” board and on the board pin:
-Fave Skirt gear
-Fave race
-Fave post workout treat
-Fave cross training activity
-Who (or what) is waiting for you at the finish line
-Motivations quotes (we all need them!)
‪#‎skirtsports‬ and #REALwomenmove

And even if you don’t win, head on over to Skirt Sports and use SSORF20 for 20% off of any non-sale purchases you make!! I’m sure you’ll find your favorite piece in no time!!

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