Posts by: Erin Hayes Burt

Half Marathon to Full Marathon: Picking a training program

Half Marathon to Full Marathon: Picking a Training Program

Picking a training program may be the hardest part about running a long-distance race like a half marathon or full marathon. That’s...

Running Shoes

Half Marathon to Full Marathon: Running Shoes

If you’ve run a half marathon before, likely you already know what a difference the right running shoes can make. But if you are coming...

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How I Used Furkot to Plan a Family Road Trip

Recently, we decided that this year we would take our first big road trip: two weeks of driving around the Western U.S. to visit breweries,...

Easter Eggs in Wire Basket - Easy Easter Decor

5 Ways to Easy Easter Décor

If you have the family coming over for Easter, you may not have time to Martha Stewart your whole house, but it would be nice to have a...

Bunny Spoons - Easter crafts for kids

7 Easter Crafts Kids Can Actually Make Themselves

Easter is an unpredictable holiday, weather-wise. You could be outside, bounding around in spring-green grass or holed up inside staring at...

Kids decorating painting wooden Easter Eggs

DIY Wooden Easter Eggs for Kids

I have three girls, so we are legitimately drowning in seasonal crafts at any given time of year. It’s not that I don’t love the stuff...

Half Marathon to Full Marathon: Goal Setting

Half Marathon to Full Marathon: Goal Setting

So, the first thing I need to do when deciding on a new race is figure out what my goals are. When I got back to running after having kids,...

A Small House Manifesto: My House is Small as a Peanut

We were on the playground the other day, and I overheard my oldest daughter talking to some kids she just met. She told them, “I used to...

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How to Plan a New Kitchen Using Ikea

The first house we ever purchased had no dishwasher and no garbage disposal! It was a 1950s home that had most recently been renovated in...

Marathon Taper Week

Half Marathon to Full Marathon: Making the Transition to My First Marathon

What I love about running: Race deadlines keep me motivated. It’s cheap. I don’t need much equipment. You can do it anywhere. It’s...