Posts by: Erin Hayes Burt

Valentine’s Day Cheat Sheet

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Have you done your shopping? That’s what we thought. Here’s your cheat sheet. You can thank us later....

Let it Begin with Me

Following weeks of brutal killings and violence, including the murder of a Philando Castile while a 4-year-old sat in the backseat of the...

Pet Travel Made Easy

Before we had kids, our dog was our kid. We got our tiny, 8-week old shorthair dachshund when we had been married about two years. He had...

DIY Kids Halloween Costumes - Butterfly

My Small House Manifesto: Rub-a-Dub-Dub, Three Girls in a Tub

Children are resilient. They adapt quickly and have no expectations. I try very hard to learn this from them. Or relearn, as we were all...

Half Marathon to Full Marathon: Giving Yourself Time to Recover After Long Runs

 I just began running my longest distances ever: distances over 14 miles. By the time I got to this point, I was ready for it. I have been...

Half Marathon to Full Marathon: Form

One of the things I feel like I have worked the hardest on this training period is form. When I first started running I was an...

Running Fuels for Marathoners

Half Marathon to Full Marathon: Hydration and Fueling

When I started training for this race, I knew that hydration and fueling are important but I had no idea what a glycogen depletion run was...

Half Marathon to Full Marathon: Action Plan

So, I figured after this race I would either hate running for a while or want to do another. Well, I have already found my second marathon:...

Me Undies Father's Day

5 Awful Gifts You Should not Give Anyone for Father’s Day

The greeting card industry is so thoughtful, coming up with days like Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, which take ordinary, beautiful,...

5 Non-traditional Father’s Day Ideas

Ah, Father’s day. If flowers and popsicle–stick frames define Mother’s day, then Father’s day is the weekend of ties and...