{weekend wandering} pacific palisades hike and brunch at bru’s wiffle

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As my friends and I have gotten older and some of us have started a family, our birthday celebrations have moved towards having day events such as hikes and brunches, instead of the late night partying events during our twenties. I actually really love this since I am a morning person, and I love spending […]

{working out} – pure barre

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As a new mom, my philosophy on fitness has changed, it is much less about a workout, and  much more about a  lifestyle. I want to feel strong and feeling good, and more importantly, I want to have fun no matter where I am. It took awhile to get to this place and I appreciate […]

motivated with fitbit

I recently started wearing a fitbit flex, it’s a bracelet that tracks your activity for the day. I am tracking my steps, and since I work a desk job,  my daily goal is 9,000 steps (I changed it from the factory setting of 10,000 steps). It’s achievable but I have to actively find ways to […]

hiking – runyon canyon trails

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This past weekend, us girls celebrated Irene’s birthday by hiking the Runyon Canyon trails by Hollywood. 5am was my wake-up call, we met up in at 6am and drove to L.A. together. We were playing it safe and making sure we beat the heat. Weekends are my only chance to sleep in and as much […]

From Trails to Cupcakes

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I’ve been looking forward to this weekend for awhile. It’s my first three day holiday weekend off since I started a new role with my work. I started the weekend being active meeting friends for a hike. Running outdoors is sooooo much better than running on the treadmill. I’ll take trail running any day. The […]

{Weekend Recap} – Old Fashion Ice Cream Bars

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We had beautiful weather this weekend and we made sure to come out and play with the sun. Last week we went hiking and got wet in the morning rain, but this weekend, it felt like Spring season is on its way. The path along the hiking trails were filled with blooming flowers. What a […]

Tinker Bell Half Marathon Recap

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I set out all the things I needed for the race the night before. Fairy tutus. Check. I filled my hydration belt with water. Ipod fully charged.   My wake-up call the morning of the race was 4am. We had to be at the starting line and at our corral at 4:30am. I live close […]

runDisney Race Expo

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Before I start the recap of the race events this past weekend, I just want to say that…I DID IT!! I am proud to say that I am now a two-time half marathon finisher!!!                                          I had a great time running the race. It was even more special because I ran it with friends and […]

Race Weekend & Coconut and Carob Bites

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I am so excited for tomorrow. It’s race day. I have been looking forward to this weekend since September. This is not just any race weekend, it’s a DISNEY race weekend. It’s double the fun. We are heading to the race expo today at Downtown Disney. We’re picking up all our official race items (i.e. […]

Weekend Recap – Week 1

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The first weekend of the new year was a fun one. After all the parties and celebrations from the holidays, I like that our calendar for January is not too busy. It’s time to re-group and re-charge, both mentally and physically. Friday Night Our weekend began with pizza and movie night on Friday night. This […]