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WOMEN'S STYLE

The Secret to Fresh Smelling Laundry

I remember my Grandmother hanging clothes out to dry. It seemed nostalgic for me.  Romantic even.  The process of bringing it out into the sunshine, hanging it, listening to it rustle in the breeze, taking it down, folding it.  I thought my Grammy had the best smelling laundry ever.  Then I helped and realized it's a pain.  It rains, the wind kicks up dirt and you have to start over, some clothes feel so stiff that I thought folding them would make them crack.....  Still, she had pretty nice sme…

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Mixing It Up with Your Wardrobe

If you've known me for over 18 years, you'd know that I used to be very vanilla. Perhaps not to people who really knew me well, but for the most part, I kept my spunk under wraps. At 5'9" and curvy, I had good reason (so I thought) not to draw further attention to myself.  Silly.  My kids would like to remind me that I now measure 5'8" (due to faulty tape measurer I'm sure!) and I'm still curvy but I long ago ditched my past wardrobe of everything neutral for things that are more me. The kid's d…

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Read this Review Before You Get FitRadio

After the Leprechaun Chase, I came home and ran another 4 miles. A 7-mile day isn't too bad. It warmed up to 60* but got pretty windy. Still, it felt good to be out. I've wanted to try an armband for my iPhone.  SAFETY FIRST!!!!  It's important to carry it for safety reasons, to pretend I'll answer it for the kids (actually, I usually do and they can tell immediately that I'm running), to occasionally listen to music, to use an app if my Garmin is DOA or I forgot it.  I didn't want to spend $30 …

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Running Gear Reviews

Today at Reno Running Company's Sunday store run, we got to try some gear.  First, I tried my new Saucony long sleeve, 1/3 zip pullover that my ex-husband bought for me yesterday at the REI garage sale for $17.  Weird to some people, but he and I have children together and we've remained friends despite getting divorced.  The top was a lovely surprise and it was very comfy.

  

I happened to wear my new Saucony 1/3 zip, long sleeve today. Under the vest I tried. 

The only thing NOT Saucony wer…

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Don't Miss These Top Picks For Running Gear

Compression:  Recofit Sports is the only company I use for compression.  I've tried a lot of compression gear and it just didn't do it for me until these. Shorts:  Oiselle Roga Shorts - the only shorts I just love.

RecoFit Compression sleeves and Roga Shorts!

Oiselle Roga Shorts and Mizuno Wave Precision shoes

Skirt:  Only running skirt I love is Running Skirts.  Has shorts underneath OR panties which I actually prefer.  I've abused mine for over 6 years and still love it.

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