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12 Things No One Tells You About Training for a Half Marathon

I’ve been training for two months for the Rock ‘n Roll Raleigh Half Marathon, and the event is this Sunday. I can’t believe it’s finally here! WRAL is sponsoring the event, and several of my WRAL coworkers are participating in the run. Having a group to keep up with really helps you stay motivated. Training for a…

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Sunday Brunch at Mint, Chapel Hill

Bottomless mimosas and an all-you-can-eat buffet for 12 bucks. What more could you want for Sunday brunch? Mint is located on West Franklin Street in Chapel Hill. The purpose of my restaurant blog is to make me try new things, and to encourage others to do the same. I was in the habit of getting the same…

Anyone Else Ever Feel Like a Jenga Tower?

There are two inevitable parts of life that frustrate me: 1) disappointing people, & 2) the fact that human beings require sleep when we only have 24 hours in a day. I have a great life; and I’m aware that I have a good life because I have great people in my life. I have…

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My Favorite Salads in the Triangle

My restaurant blogs have been so much fun – I’ve tried new places with old friends, and I’ve eaten a lot of great food. Burgers, sloppy joes, sushi, and such have been tasty, but I’m a salad addict. I’m definitely no health freak, but I am a salad addict. There’s nothing I love more than…

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The Station, Raleigh

This week, I asked Twitter where to go to dinner in Raleigh. After considering several suggestions from followers, I landed at The Station at Person Street in Raleigh, on the edge of the Historic Oakwood neighborhood. The purpose of my restaurant blog is to make me try new things, and to encourage others to do the same.…

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For the Mexican Food Addicts

Most of my friends and family know if they ask me where I want to go for dinner, there’s a 95 percent chance I’m going to say I want to go to a Mexican restaurant. Or any place that serves burritos, quesadillas, margaritas, and a good time. It’s safe to say I’m an addict, but…