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?

theme park, Uncategorized

My Crappy Experience at the Unko Museum

If you are looking for something fun and unique to experience in Japan - you are in luck!  A new pop-up museum exhibit is now open in Yokohama that's all about - Unko! What is unko, you ask?  Well it's poop! 🙂  Yes, a whole museum dedicated to poop!  Sound interesting?  Here's a little bit about… Continue reading My Crappy Experience at the Unko Museum

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Stride, Streak, STRAVA

"Disclaimer: I received 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!" Strava (Swedish for "strive") is a popular app used by runners and cyclists.  I've had an account for a while but… Continue reading Stride, Streak, STRAVA

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5 Reasons Why I Love Mondays

Mondays get a bad rap. 😦  I feel like most people are always dreading them or just surviving them.  So that's why I felt I needed to stick up for my beloved Mondays!  Here are five reasons why I think Mondays are the best days! 🙂 Setting Goals I look forward to Mondays so I can… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why I Love Mondays