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In Like a Lion

What a great weekend! This is the first full week of March and that means a big birthday is coming up for me. With each new year added to my life, I often seem to get more introspective. I look back at the past year and look ahead at the new one beginning. I have …

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465 Challenge Group Final Results

Disclaimer: I received an entry to 465 Challenge as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! This was one of the best virtual races/run challenges. The premise was clear. Run, walk, bike, swim 53 miles between Jan …

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2020 Word of the Year

Relentless adjectiveUS  /rɪˈlent·ləs/ continuing in a determined way without any interruption This is going to be a big year. I have made some big commitments to cross off by December 31st. Taking on all of these will require a big head change and major heart change. National Board Certified Teacher For some strange reason, in my 21st year of teaching, …

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Allstate Hot Chocolate 5K Nashville Race Report

Disclaimer: I received an entry to the Allstate Hot Chocolate 5k to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! The Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k in Nashville was such a great race! This was my first …

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465 Virtual Run Challenge

Disclaimer: I received race entry to 465 Virtual Challenge as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! Once upon a time, at the age of 17, I boarded a tiny (to me) plane all by myself in …

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Cinnamon Applesauce Ornaments

Being a kindergarten teacher has its perks. One of them is making cinnamon applesauce ornaments every December. Many students in our school have limited experiences with holiday traditions such as baking or cooking. I like to spend an afternoon with my students making “gingerbread” men that they can put on their tree for years to …

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Magic Cookie Bars back again.

    Magic Cookie Bars are the cornerstone of my cooking traditions. Traditions run far and wide in my family. And some date back to my infant days such as Black Friday shopping, some came along when my sister did like the Christmas pajamas, and some are new this year like going to a concert …

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Paris Marathon Sweepstakes with Runderwear

Disclaimer: I received Runderwear products as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! Race in Paris this spring? If you already know you would love a chance to fly to paris with a friend and receive a …

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Tuscaloosa Tinsel Trail

The 2019 Tuscaloosa Tinsel Trail is now open!! Tuscaloosa’s One Place, our local family resource center, organizes the Tuscaloosa Tinsel Trail every year with a grand opening at the Tuscaloosa River Market. The trail is divided into 2 sections. These trees are located along the River Walk at the River Market. The second trail begins …

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Treadmill Training with Zwift Running

Disclaimer: I received a Zwift RunPod as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! What is Zwift Runing? ZwiftRun is a FREE running app that works with a shoe pod and any treadmill to make indoor training …

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Buff Tech Fleece Headband Review

Disclaimer: I received a Buff Tech Fleece Headband to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! The Buff Tech Fleece Headband is a lightweight fleece fabric that packs a powerful punch to winter activities. I’ll …

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