DIY, Oh My

Wow. I haven’t posted on here in a long time! I’ve been busy. Tons of the usual – running, biking, coaching, playing soccer, being a mom and professional foodie. I am also wearing a new hat – and this one is a hard hat, literally. I am a DIY home renovator, on a shoestring. We are…

I is for Inspiration

In our busy lives, sometimes we need a little kick in the booty, a little inspiration, to make real, meaningful changes in our lives. And sometimes, we find it in the most random places. Every morning a man named Rand comes into my shop and buys a cup of coffee from me. Now I am…

Scenes From My Mountain Bike

Mountain biking is my passion. Just me, my bike and the great outdoors. There is a fantastic trail system where I live, called the Mousam Way Trail, and I utilize it almost daily for biking, roller blading (one section is paved), trail running, and x country skiing.  I love to hop off my bike and…

Wine Hater Be Gone! My Wine (mis)Education

I have spent the last decade and a half avoiding wine. I hated the taste of wine, was disgusted by the smell of it and was generally put off by wine enthusiasts. Wine adventurer I was not, at least until now.  A promotion has been offered to me, but a big part of my new…

Finally…..

Maine winters are a bitch, especially if you have spent the last half-dozen years in Florida.  When I first arrived in Maine in June, I parked my car in the driveway and biked all over town, all summer.  I rode to the grocery store, to the park, to get coffee, and on the roads and…

Lei’s Workout ~ Day 3

When I got home from work, I was so tired and sleepy.   I had a crazy day at work and was feeling a little irritated and stressed out.  I wanted to put on my jammies and call it a day.  Then I remember this “working out” thing I have going on – my #FitChickTweeps…