chicago marathon 10.10.10

Well, it’s officially over.  18 weeks of grueling training, and I have officially finished my second marathon.  It was a great race to run, but it was tough, both mentally and physically.  Needless to say, I am so happy to be done, and overjoyed that I even finished. We had…

the best of pumpkin

I’m pretty sure it’s no secret by now that I absolutely LOVE pumpkin.  I don’t even like pumpkin pie all that much, but there’s just something about pumpkin puree that makes me swoon.  So, we decided to devote our day to the best of pumpkin. But first, we had a…

carbo-load muffins

As I taper for Chicago [only 10 days til the BIG RACE], my body has been CRAving carbs.  Breads, scones, muffins, rolls… you name it, I want to devour a loaf or baker’s dozen! Last night, I decided to try a new-to-me restaurant, Sweet Tomatoes. Sweet Tomatoes is a salad,…