product review, Uncategorized

Why You Need to Visit Tokyo’s Starbucks Reserve Roastery

On October 4th, 2019 I visited the "World's Largest Starbucks in Tokyo, Japan! On November 15th, 2019, an even larger Starbucks Reserve Roastery opened up in Chicago making that one the "World's Largest Starbucks". But I will forever say that I visited the "World's Largest Starbucks" *at the time. 😉 So what's it like inside… Continue reading Why You Need to Visit Tokyo’s Starbucks Reserve Roastery

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5 Things I Did Wrong While Climbing Mount Fuji (and a few things I did right)

Last month, I had the opportunity to climb the majestic and challenging Fuji-San! I actually made the decision to climb it about 30 hours prior to climbing because sometimes I like to live life on the edge. 😉 However, because I had planned to climb Fuji sometime during our Japan stay AND because my husband had… Continue reading 5 Things I Did Wrong While Climbing Mount Fuji (and a few things I did right)

product review, running, Uncategorized

3 Reasons to Stay Cool in Knockaround Shades!

Disclaimer: I received a pair of Knockaround Sport Premium Sunglasses to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! If I were stranded on a deserted island and could only choose three things to have with me, I… Continue reading 3 Reasons to Stay Cool in Knockaround Shades!

product review, running, Uncategorized

Aftershokz: Aeropex/Trekz Air – What’s the Difference?

Disclaimer: I received a set of Aftershokz Aeropex headphones to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! If you follow me on social media, then you already know how much I love my Aftershokz headphones!  I literally… Continue reading Aftershokz: Aeropex/Trekz Air – What’s the Difference?

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Kirin Tea Factory Tour

If you've ever visited Japan, then chances are you have enjoyed a Kirin beverage.  Whether you ordered an ice cold beer or grabbed a bottle of tea out of a train station vending machine, it was mostly likely manufactured by the Kirin company.  Well I recently had the opportunity to take a tour of the… Continue reading Kirin Tea Factory Tour

running

4 Benefits of Using Strava!

"Disclaimer: I will receive an annual Strava Summit subscription and Strava merchandise to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews!" "Are you on Strava?" That seems to be the question I am asking folks these days… Continue reading 4 Benefits of Using Strava!

product review, running

Let the Sparks Fly!

*Disclaimer: I was provided free and discounted wraps from Momentum Jewelry in exchange for social media posts.  All opinions are my own! Earlier this year,  I was super stoked to be chosen as a brand ambassador for one of my favorite accessory brands - Momentum Jewelry!  I discovered their products a while back and have been hooked ever… Continue reading Let the Sparks Fly!