The Early Bird

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I woke up at an ungodly hour to take Meghann to the airport.  I walked into the living room and found she was already dressed and blogging!


A good blogger never rests. 🙂


After I drove her to the airport, I made myself a basic but yummy breakfast:


My banana oatmeal contained:


  • 1/2 cup oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 sliced banana
  • Toppings:  crushed pecans and brown sugar


Sometimes a simple brekkie is the best.


The Big Announcement


For the last few months, Meghann, Tina, Heather, Kath, Jenna and I have been hard at work planning a weekend-long summit of bloggers and readers. Imagine an exciting weekend of product trials, informative speeches, cocktail hours with your favorite bloggers, a fun 5K run, and more!


We’re diligently working with several awesome sponsors to make the summit as fun and affordable as possible.  The summit is in the early planning stages, but it’s going to take place late in the summer time.  


I’m excited about this summit because I’ll get an opportunity to meet so many bloggers and readers!  I really feel like the food and fitness blog community is so kind and accepting, and I can’t wait to meet all my awesome ‘electronic friends’ in person! 🙂


Stay tuned for more information! 



  • Balance, Joy and Delicias! April 21, 2009, 3:28 am

    I am getting excited about the summit!!!! HOw long will it be? Hopefully I can attend if it’s a weekend. 🙂

  • Caitlin at Healthy Tipping Point April 21, 2009, 3:30 am

    Balance, Joy – It will be over a weekend!

  • Leanne April 21, 2009, 3:33 am

    This is such a sweet idea! Any idea on the location?

  • Caitlin at Healthy Tipping Point April 21, 2009, 3:36 am

    leanne- i’ll be posting a survey soon that will help us decide the location.

  • sarah April 21, 2009, 4:01 am

    exciting! i’d love to go if my work schedule allows. can’t wait to hear details!

  • sloank April 21, 2009, 4:07 am

    This is awesome!!! What a great idea!!!!!

  • Adi ( April 21, 2009, 4:14 am

    All my favourite bloggers in one spot?! Too cool!
    I think I’d consider flying down from Canada for that! 🙂

  • Mica April 21, 2009, 4:17 am

    Haha, look at James watching over Meghann from the sofa!

  • sweetandfit April 21, 2009, 4:27 am

    this is so exciting!

    you are so sweet for getting up at such an early hour to take Meghann =)

  • Carolina John April 21, 2009, 4:31 am

    hey the summit seems like a neat idea.

    i was thinking about you on sunday, i did a triathlon with an open water swim. first time in an open water swim, and it was fun. I lost my equilibrium when i got out of the water and wanted to puke, but other than that it was ok.

  • julie April 21, 2009, 4:32 am

    wow that is a great idea!

  • Leah @ Simply Fabulous April 21, 2009, 4:43 am

    That would be fun! I tried to do the survey that Meghann posted earlier but for some reason it said that it was closed.

    “A good blogger never rests”… too funny.. sometimes my family asks “do you ever sleep? where do you find the time?”

  • Justine April 21, 2009, 5:02 am

    A weekend get away to meet some of my favorite bloggers? That would be so fun! Can’t wait to hear more of the details! 🙂

  • hk April 21, 2009, 5:04 am

    EXCITEMENT!! this is sooo awesome 🙂 yaya!

  • Bec April 21, 2009, 5:07 am

    What a great friend to drive her to the air port so early!

  • Courtney (The Hungry Yogini) April 21, 2009, 5:07 am

    What a great idea!!!

  • courtney April 21, 2009, 5:12 am

    What a great idea!!!

  • VeggieGirl April 21, 2009, 5:22 am


  • Dori April 21, 2009, 5:25 am

    I would LOVE to go to the summit! I am excited already — hope it works out!

  • D10 April 21, 2009, 5:34 am

    Very cool. You ladies are amazing.

  • Anne P April 21, 2009, 5:38 am

    What a great idea! 🙂 I think it should be in Tampa since that’s where I’ll be this summer 😉 (p.s. we are going to hang out!)

  • Allison R April 21, 2009, 5:43 am

    Oh my gosh! I’m so excited!

  • greendogwine April 21, 2009, 5:55 am

    LOVE the summit idea! I’m totally in! 🙂

  • Bi0nicw0man April 21, 2009, 5:58 am

    Shut. Up.

    A summit!! I can’t wait to hear more!

  • chandra April 21, 2009, 5:59 am

    I love the summit idea! Try to do it in August or September, I’m too busy in July. 🙂

  • itsawrapteacher April 21, 2009, 6:00 am

    How exciting and smart to have a blogger summit. How would we qualify to come?

  • Melissa (fitnessnyc) April 21, 2009, 6:05 am

    That is the most exciting thing ever! I have been so bummed I will be away during the blogher conference in july.

    Meghann is too cute!

  • Brandi April 21, 2009, 6:12 am

    *crossing my fingers that it’s not anywhere between July 22 – 29* I’ll be in Honduras that week.

    how awesome!!! i can’t wait to hear more 🙂

  • Adventures in Newlywed April 21, 2009, 6:20 am

    How exciting!

  • Leila April 21, 2009, 6:22 am

    this is so exciting, especially if readers are allowed to attend! Can’t wait for more info.

  • Betsy April 21, 2009, 6:23 am

    Awesome idea – if you’re torn on which city to choose, you know you’d love to come back to Pittsburgh! 🙂

  • Amanda April 21, 2009, 6:35 am

    That sounds like so much fun! I can’t wait to hear more about it!

  • ashley (sweetandnatural) April 21, 2009, 6:51 am

    I saw this on Meghann’s blog last night – exciting!

  • Mara @ What's For Dinner? April 21, 2009, 6:56 am

    HOW COOL! I hope I can afford to make the trip, wherever it is… though my vote is for Chicago 🙂

  • Help Meghan Run April 21, 2009, 7:10 am

    That would be so awesome! I’m already excited.

    Check out my blog as I run with Team in Training and raise money for blood cancers!
    www. HelpMeghanRun .com

  • Trish April 21, 2009, 7:11 am

    such a good idea. 🙂

  • iowagirleats April 21, 2009, 7:12 am

    I read about this on Meghann’s blog last night – what a great idea to incorporate a run in with it!! Seriously hoping this summit happens, and seriously hoping I can go!! 😀

  • redheadedjournal April 21, 2009, 7:34 am

    How exciting!

  • Julia April 21, 2009, 8:14 am

    Please have it on the west coast….. CA in particular…. 🙂 Sounds like a blast, great idea!

  • April 21, 2009, 8:14 am

    wow you go girls! im so impressed by your hard work! thats awesome.

  • Victoria April 21, 2009, 8:41 am

    Ooo. The summit sounds like a lot of fun!

  • Jess April 21, 2009, 9:14 am

    Oh my gosh the summit is a great idea! I hope it’s somewhere that I can travel to affordable-y!

  • runsarah April 21, 2009, 9:16 am

    So excited about the summit!

  • Melissa April 21, 2009, 9:17 am

    What a wonderful idea! 🙂
    PS- I have added you to my blog roll 🙂

  • Danica's Daily April 21, 2009, 9:40 am

    What a great idea you all have about the meet up. I can’t wait to hear the details.

  • Oh She Glows April 21, 2009, 10:34 am

    Ahh this would be so amazing!!! I hope I can come. Or better yet come to Toronto and I will shack you all up!!

  • Jaclyn April 21, 2009, 10:49 am

    I heard about htsi on meghann’s blog last night–so exciting! 😀

  • Hi! I'm Erin April 21, 2009, 10:52 am

    If “late in the summer” means Orlando in October I can totally be there. I’ll probably be in Orlando for a conference in October anyway.

  • healthy ashley April 21, 2009, 11:23 am

    So it should totally be in Orlando! 😉

    I am excited!!

  • Holly April 21, 2009, 11:24 am

    ooh – how exciting! I know Indianapolis must be a frontrunner – GREAT location. 😉

  • S.I.T.C. April 21, 2009, 11:57 am

    A summit! how exciting!! i think you should have it in Chicago 😉 heehee!

  • nibblesandwiggles April 21, 2009, 12:25 pm

    What a great idea, can’t wait for the details!

  • Andrea April 21, 2009, 12:30 pm

    That would be so cool!

  • Susan April 21, 2009, 1:20 pm

    A summit would be awesome!!

  • Amelia (AC/DC: Highways to Health) April 21, 2009, 1:33 pm

    Oh wow this sounds like such a cool event! Hope I can go!

  • Niki April 21, 2009, 2:02 pm

    How fun! What a great idea!

  • KK @ Running Through Life April 21, 2009, 3:10 pm

    Oooh, the summit sounds great!!!

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