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About keepingupwithkate

reader, runner, teacher, wannabe crafter

Sneaking back in…

We’ll see if anyone notices my…year long blog hiatus.  Lets just say that I had nothing interesting to say.  🙂 I hope to update this with our home improvements, as well as some cool races I plan on doing this … Continue reading

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Week 3 – Move Nourish Believe Challenge

Week 3 of the Move Nourish Believe Challenge = BELIEVE. Such a great challenge.  Is it bad that this was the hardest week for me?  Maybe it’s because I’m a mom, a woman, a nurturer.  But, this week we were … Continue reading

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Week 2 – Move Nourish Believe Challenge

A little behind in blogging my recap of week 2, excuse me folks. Week 2 – Day One: Go Meatless! Soup is becoming my new favorite food.  I don’t know why I’ve never dared to make soup without a recipe … Continue reading

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Week 1 – Move Nourish Believe Challenge

Nothing like a fitness challenge to get your lazy blogging butt in gear. After reading about this challenge on Healthy Heddleston’s blog, I decided it sounded like fun – and a good change to add to my winter workout routine. … Continue reading

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The coolest present I’ve ever made.

So there have been a lot of things keeping me busy these days, but what I’m going to talk about today are the sewing ones. Yay for sewing! It’s been awhile since I’ve used my handy sewing machine, but this … Continue reading

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The year of Henry

A year ago today, right now, I was in SO.MUCH.PAIN. Fortunately, at 3:33 pm, the best little guy was born.  And I couldn’t have asked for a better year.  We’ve done a lot this year, here’s to the next year … Continue reading

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Child Safety

So a month ago we moved.  And I’ll be the first to tell you that I’m a pretty laid back parent.  I mean.  Kids are funny. I mean…right? Anyway.  The house we’re renting already had child safety “locks” on all … Continue reading

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Trying to keep up

We have lots going on these days. In the next week we’ll be driving 11 hours to Denver to visit my brother and soon-to-be sister-in-law (then driving back), hiking some sweet trails, moving into our new rental house as soon … Continue reading

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Happy National Running Day!

As a runner (hah!  a few years back I would’ve never called myself that) it’s sometimes hard to keep up your motivation.  Here are some ways I’m finding the ability to keep motivated lately: Following inspiring athletes on Social Media: … Continue reading

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DIY: Clothespin Bag

So the weather is pretty amazing lately, which means it’s time to hang the clothes out to dry.  I love the smell of line dried clothes 🙂 Well, recently my Mom moved and took with her the clothespin bag I made … Continue reading

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