Run Nelly Run

Run Nelly Run

Running through life as self-proclaimed house wife, mother, homeschooler, and wanna-be chef

My Favorite Things

Saturday is a blessing in itself….No homeschool, husbands home to hang with as well as help man kid-duty, and life just seems to go at a more leisurely pace, (well most of the time).

Here are a few of my favorite things this fine Saturday!

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Long Runs! Saturday is my long run day and I didn’t ever think I would get excited to wake up at 4:50 am to put some miles on the legs.  Today was 21 miles…it was pure bliss, especially with the last 10 hanging with a pretty great friend and runner.

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Hot yoga at YogifyU.  I couldn’t think of a better way to unwind after a long run then to sweat out some toxins while getting quality stretching in.  I love that the room today was uber crammed with other yoga lovers….it makes the world go round for us 😉

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Seeing this guy admiring trains while my boys wait for mom to be done with her yoga class.  It is safe to say that Trout is obsessed.

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Leftovers! I made my vegan lasagna the other day and had leftovers waiting for me after a long run and hot yoga, bliss in a bowl!

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Long runs and plenty of sweating means a real craving for salt.  I am obsessed with snap pea crisps! My boys and I have to have a bag of our own, because we can polish off one by ourselves!

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Heading over to the park with my boys.  I love seeing how much they’ve grown up by putting them on the swing….it seems like time goes by way too fast and they grow at an even faster rate!

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Watching my toddler grow into a little man.  He matches me bite for bite in the kitchen, he is a monkey bar expert, and his curiosity about life is infectious!

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The blueness of the sky next to a bright orange vest….I have lucked out and have had both boys take great photos on a blue bird day with that vest…no filter needed.

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45 degree weather, a paved track minutes away from home, and boys who can hold their own running laps.

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Boys and puddles.

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Hugs and love from this guy.  I know time will only get away from me if I don’t take advantage now…so getting love from him is always a favorite in my world.

Hoping you had a great Saturday filled with all of your favorites! 

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2 Comments

  • Jamie Swenson says:

    Love yogifyu too. Your boys are so adorable!

    • Danielle says:

      I love when the least-likely of gems pop up in your home town….makes midwest living more bearable for someone who misses the mountains. Jamie, I feel the same about your two little guys…it’s safe to say we both are perpetuating the blonde haired, blue-eyed population 😉

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