Earlier this fall, I was trying to plan a winter half marathon that would double as a weekend getaway from Chicago’s frigid winter. I should have planned it around the holidays had I known my work schedule, but MLK Jr. weekend was close enough and I was able to plan a trip to Phoenix for… Continue reading First Race of 2018: My Long Weekend in Phoenix
When your best friend from New York asks you to travel for a weekend, you say yes. Except, my BFF Jess has asked me this approximately 10x this year, and I have only been able to actually commit twice. We went to LA in March, and this last weekend, we visited San Diego together. Her… Continue reading Weekend Getaway in San Diego: December 1-4 Recap
When friends visit Chicago and ask for recommendations, I stress over making sure I tell them all the best things. Maybe it’s the hospitable host in me, but I want to make sure everyone sees the typical Chicago attractions while also enjoying the city without being a total tourist. Instead of racking my brain every… Continue reading Mary K’s Guide to Chicago
A simple soup recipe that will leave you feeling fall af.
Chocolate pumpkin protein mousse — need I say more? I was aiming for a smoothie, but this texture was too rich to not feel like a dessert, and I had to share! Ingredients 1 scoop dark chocolate Vital Proteins 1/2 frozen banana 1 (hefty) tbsp pumpkin 1/2 tbsp almond butter (or more, you do you)… Continue reading Chocolate Pumpkin Protein Mousse