It’s been a bit quiet around the blog lately – we’ve been super busy and I just haven’t been making a great effort to get new posts up. Hopefully that will change super soon! Here’s a quick update on the past few weeks!
Vacation in Kentucky
If you saw my Urban Bourbon half marathon post, you know we spent some time up in Kentucky for a nice long weekend. We stayed out on my uncles farm and had so much fun. It was such a treat to see family, relax a bit, and enjoy some fall weather.
My sister drove over from Cleveland as well, so it was an extra special treat for the kids to see their aunt and have so much fun on the farm!
The weather couldn’t have been better. Just a few days before it was in the 80’s! luckily for our trip, the lows dipped into the 40’s and 50’s, which was amazing. Not having seasons can be a bummer sometimes in Florida, so travelling to get a dose of the colors changing is wonderful.
We dressed up as a family on Halloween and everyone’s costumes turned out so well. Grant has a huge obsession with Bob the Builder and all things construction, so we took it a step further – introducing Baum the Builders!
We made Grant his very own digger costume and Davis was the cutest little construction cone I’ve ever seen! Grant loved dressing up but wasn’t a huge fan of trick or treating this year. He really didn’t get why he was supposed to go knock on strangers’ doors. I guess I really can’t blame him.
I’m pretty sure the New York Marathon is the most amazing race around, and tracking friends running it is no different! I spent most of my late morning and early afternoon on Sunday cheering on my friends from afar, as well as watching Molly Huddle make a ridiculous marathon debut. 3rd place in one of the biggest (and toughest) marathons around – it was seriously something to watch in awe. Both the online tracking and the app itself were amazing. I wish every runner tracking was as reliable as the one for NYC.
Daylight Savings Time
Falling back used to be the absolute best. We got an extra hour of sleep and were able to really relax. Now, 2.5 years later, daylight savings is kinda the worst. The kids were awake between 4:30-5am – yikes! Needless to say, yesterday was most definitely a long day filled with earlier than usual naps and lots and lots and coffee! The nice and bright mornings are welcomed, but I think I will be complaining when it is getting dark on the way home tonight. It was pretty amazing to be able to take Grant with me on Sunday morning for my long run though! We jsut chatted the whole time and had way too much fun! I just love bringing the kids along when I exercise. Setting a good example in regard to health is such a priority of mine, and I’m thrilled Grant likes to “go fast mommy!” as much as I do!
News Channel 8 Fitness Spot
I’m working a little bit with a local news station here in town to partner for some fitness spots. It’s all housed on their website and Facebook page, which is super exciting! Take a peak at the video and keep your eye out for a very special 5 month old guest!