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7 Crucial Safety Tips for Female Runners

For female runners, safety is a huge priority. Ever since I started running, I have been committed to keeping myself safe. I have always heard the stories of women disappearing while running, and it has never left my mind. Therefore, I wanted to share today some things to consider when you go out for a […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Running Gear

Every runner needs a few key items to get into the groove–so today, I give you my ultimate guide to running gear. Now, in full disclosure, I know there are things that “serious” runners need that I don’t–like those goo packets you eat, belts with water bottles (although I have been considering that with all […]

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My Clean Eating Week

If we aren’t friends on IG @thisaveragemom then you don’t know that last week, Brandon and I did a Clean Eating Week. Now, maybe you are super into nutrition and this is no big for you, but for us…for me…this was basically unheard of. I had to actually Google what clean eating even meant!! But […]

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An Interview with Fitness Coach Christa Hunt

If you’ve ever struggled with fitness, exercise, or nutrition, coach Christa Hunt is your girl. Who is Christa Hunt, you ask? Well, she’s one of my “Instagram friends”–a woman I met through the ‘gram. As time went on, we realized just how much we have in common and how closely we can relate to each […]

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5 Reasons You Should Go For a Run (Even if You Aren’t a “Runner”)

I think you should go for a run this week. Seriously. With the spring weather showing up in bits and pieces (FINALLY!!), I’ve gotten back into running. And it feels soooo good. While I was out on a run a few days ago, I realized that I truly love running. I’m not great at it. […]

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10 Ways to Stay Fit in the Winter Months

Ah, winter. I’m not much of a fan, honestly. That’s one of the reasons I no longer live in Michigan and am now an almost 9 year resident of North Carolina. It’s cold, wet, dreary…okay…winter is depressing and disgusting. (And I realize that not everyone hates winter. I just happen to.) Before winter came along, […]

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5 Ways to Ensure You Don’t Give Up on Your 2019 Goals

I recently wrote down a few goals for myself that I have for 2019 (if you missed that post, it’s HERE). It got me thinking about how many of us write down goals or resolutions, stay super motivated for a few weeks or months, and then one day we wake up and realize it’s been […]

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Goodbye, 2018…HELLO 2019!!

It’s the last day of 2018 and I can hardly even process that. How did another year fly by?? I’m not one for “New Year’s Resolutions” per se, but these past few weeks I’ve been not only reflecting on the year we’re saying goodbye to, but also thinking ahead and setting goals for 2019. So […]

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My Six Week Experiment: From 0 to 13.1

Hey everyone! Today I have a special guest on the blog! It’s my husband, Brandon, who is not actually a blogger. But after we ran our half marathon in November, I asked him if he would consider writing about his journey. I hope he inspires you to get up and get moving!   As most […]

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Our First Half Marathon

Well, we did it! Our first half marathon is complete! If you’ve been here awhile, you know that I’ve been training for my half marathon for some time now. You also know that my husband decided to hop on the bandwagon about 6 weeks ago…and somehow went from running 0 miles to 13.1 in that […]

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About Me

I'm Meghan. I am an average mom.

I'm Meghan. I am an average mom.

I am a wife and mama of two, just trying to keep everyone decently happy and content. I love scrapbooking, reading, the elusive date night, and iced coffees.
I'm Meghan. I am an average mom.