Weekend Recap

I started my weekend bright and with my my longest run ever: 11 miles. 

Joel ran with me - which is an enormous help - and we powered through every mile. I actually can't believe that I'm able to run these distances, but I'm doing it! Of course, in the final hour of training, I'm starting to get really bad foot pain, but I'm taking it easy this week so that it doesn't become a factor on race day (which is next Sunday!).

Friday night I hosted a fall-themed dinner party for some of my girlfriends here in LA. I had so much fun getting my house together for the night, and everything turned out really well.


These yummy fall champagne cocktails were a hit! 

I didn't take any pictures once people arrived, but I think that's a sign of a good time. Most of the girls left before 11, but a few stragglers stayed and their husbands joined them...so we ended up playing cards against humanity until wayyyyy to late. And we did a little damage on some of the leftovers. 

Needless to say, Saturday was an all day couch fest. Hungover and exhausted, I pretty much ate my weight in bad food and watched more football than one should.

I had to be up early on Sunday for a morning flight out to Orlando. Ive been lucking out lately on being able to book affordable Virgin flights, so I was more than comfortable on our way there.

The hotel I'm staying in Orlando is the Marriott World Center which is a huge convention hotel. For a personal trip, I would hate it, but for a work trip - it's perfect. My room is nice and cozy and everything you could ever need is in the hotel which is a really nice relief. 

Have a great week! 


  1. Congrats on your long run, that is absolutely amazing!! Your fall party looks adorable, I'm curious about the cocktail- apple cider and champagne? I've wanted to try it! Hope your work trip goes well!

  2. Woohoo, 11 miles! That's a long way if you're driving on an interstate so isn't it super cool you RAN it?! Safe travels this week!

  3. Way to go on your run!!! Have a great and safe time in Orlando!

  4. Seriously way to go on your run! You're going to kill on that half!

    Maybe it's time for new shoes if your feet are bothering you? Though I know it's hard to get new shoes before a race since most people like to break them in. I got lucky since I didn't have to with mine. Newtons = best running shoe ever.

  5. Wow congrats on your run! Have a great time in Orlando

  6. Congrats on the long run hun and hope you are enjoying your time in Orlando!! Wishing I was closer. Your dinner party looked fab and any night that ends with Cards Against Humanity is a good night :)

  7. Great job on the long run!! Your fall party looks perfect!! Love all the details!