{Recipe: Melissa’s race recap, a Fresh Fig and Brie Tart and a GIVEAWAY!}

Happy Thanksgiving weekend all! Remember when I said I would get back to my regular blog schedule in the Fall..yea… The past few weeks have been craziness! The combination of training for my full marathon and taking on more freelance work has left me stressed out and drained. A typical day for me has consisted … Continue reading

{Weekend recap: Burgers at Dairy Lane Cafe and a hike to Tower/Rockbound Lake}

Hi all, This post is a little late, but I thought I’d do a recap of some of the highlights from this past weekend. Friday afternoon, me and my coworkers got to skip work and spend the sunny day mingling and watching the rodeo at the Stampede. After the show, we headed to the giant beer … Continue reading

{Our weekend in Jasper Part II}

Leaving off from Part I here. At exactly 4:30pm, our hotel shuttle picked us up for the 30 min ride back to the Fairmont and then..drama. Within moments of getting onto the main highway, we witnessed the coach in front of us blow its tire! We watched as it created a thick black streak on … Continue reading

{Race day: Two top ten finishes in two weeks and refueling at Evelyn’s Coffee Bar}

The last race of the year! The Melissa’s 22km Road Race. Done. I was up at 7:15am and had my usual toast and almond butter with a drizzle of raw honey. I checked through my list to make sure I had everything and we were off! We left Calgary at about 8:45am for my race, I love … Continue reading

{Last race of the year tomorrow…}

I picked up my race package at the Running Room today at lunch because tomorrow is the long anticipated Melissa’s 22km race in Banff. One of the most popular races in Alberta. The race has been sold out for months but I got two bibs after desperately searching on the Running Room forums (some people usually … Continue reading