10 Friday Favorites!

1.  Two years ago today my little Brooke was born.  She is my world and I can’t wait to see her in approximately 36 hours.

I spent last night going through all of her pictures from the hospital and reading my journal entries from the first few days of her life and it made me smile really big.  

Not the best quality picture ever but by far my favorite moment ever.  

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2.  Nephew date.  Always my favorite.  My nieces and nephews really are the best.

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3.  FALL CLOTHES COMING OUT!  With Brooke gone I spent way too much looking at stuff online and my lust wish is growing: THIS whole outfit, THESE booties, and THIS ridiculously comfortable looking sweatshirt that I could live in.  

4.  Feeding the fish with Brookers on Tuesday.  This may have been the highlight of her life.  The day that we went together I witnessed my child being able to squeal, say ‘fish’, jump, point and smile all at the exact same time.   

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5.  My sister’s garden.  Her blackberries are unreal and the tomatoes in her homemade pico…  Too good.  Pizza, chips, pico and blackberries—> sounds like a complete meal to me.

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6.  Frozen GoGurt Simples.  I bought them for Brooke but I ended up eating all of them.

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7.  The best girlfriends that have kept me company while Brooke is away!

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8.  I better be 1 of those 30,000 for 2015:)  I was all set to go to run Boston 3 years ago but found out I had femoral stress fractures a week or two before the race and couldn’t do it… 2015 will be my year.  

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9.  These beauties.  I will do a review soon!

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10.  A new post up at Women’s Running.  My running goals this time around.

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Bonus:

Mini lip vaseline. Feels so good.

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What are some of your favorite things lately!?!?!

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Happy Birthday Brooke!

My favorite things lately, estate sales and vintage dishes! Can’t get enough.

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Happy birthday Brooke! How in the world are you already two?!

My fave thing lately is simply orange with mango. Best OJ ever!

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Happy Birthday Brooke!!!!!!!

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Happy Birthday to Brooke! You must be so excited to see her :)

My favorite thing of this week is the cool gorgeous weather we’ve had now for the second day in a row. Makes me remember why I love running!

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The shoes look awesome. Can’t wait for the review!

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Happy birthday, Brooke!
My favorite things lately–Lazy mornings (school starts the week after next–oh-no!!!)
Cool mornings!–56 this am!
French braiding my girls’ hair before they go to bed at night, so it is wavy in the am–I know they are growing up fast and won’t need me to do it much longer *sigh*!
Stay strong–soon!

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A Happy Birthday and Blessings to the Baby Girl, Brooke!!!!!

Some of my favorite things right now include:
~ Peanut butter on rice cakes
~ Bible studies with friends before going back to college
~ Runs with new friends
~ Wulu Green Tea
~ Reading new blogs

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FALL FASHION IS BLESSED! I think it’s the most attractive season of the year for food, fitness and fashion. :)

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Happy Birthday Brooke!!!!

Fall clothes are so fun to buy! I can’t believe our weather this summer…it’s August in PA and I have my windows open and it’s chilly!

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Target is in the process of getting all their fall clothes in. The line for toddlers is to die for. So cute. I am excited that fall is on it’s way because I hate Florida summers. Yuck!

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Favorite things: Time Hop app (LOVE looking back to what I was doing today, years ago), Chacos (new favorite shoes, want to wear them all the time), and new splash Pro Compression (best new design in a while).

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Happy Birthday Brooke!

My 2 favorite things lately: Pure Barre and Vitamin Water Zero Squeezed Lemonade flavor!

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Happy birthday to Brooke! I’m sure it’s hard to be away from her. Love those Brooks shoes! Stylish. :)

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Happy Birthday to Brooke! I feel like I remember her first birthday post/party like it was yesterday. Time flies! My favorites lately – Pure Barre and the new Crunchy Peanut Butter with flax and chia seeds from Trader Joe’s.

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Happy birthday Brooke!! Some current faves: my Oiselle New Lesko sports bra, salted caramel GU, brownie chocolate chip cookie bars, my new dark wash skinny jeans (I’m ready for Fall so I can wear them!)

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Happy Happy Birthday to Brooke!!

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I love your Women’s Running posts! And happy happy birthday to sweet Brooke!

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I’m sure you will get Boston this year!

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Happy birthday Brooke!
Wish I was there to be one of your #7’s today. You got this.

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Happy birthday to Brooke!

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I was soo happy to see the BAA announcement about the field size. I cannot wait to run Boston, less than a month until we can find out officially!

Happy birthday to Brooke (she shares it with awesome twin nephews)!!!

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Happy Birthday Brooke!!

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Happy Birthday Brooke!!!!! :) You’re going to rock Boston!!

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Happy 2nd Birthday to Brooke. I hope she has a great day. One of my favorite things lately is watching my daughter get so excited about going to college (I’m excited but sad at the same time.). I can’t believe in less than a week she won’t be leaving at home anymore (at least until December during her winter break). Cherish all these moments with Brooke because they grow up so fast!!!! I hope she got some use out of the sweater I made her. She looks so big now!!!

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I love the Vaseline for lips. It’s awesome for running because it just stays put.

Good luck on the Boston Marathon!

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those blackberries!

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Happy Birthday, Brooke!

My favorite things right now are the beautiful Fall days we are having in the DC area! Unheard of for August!
My family is doing the 30 day detox with the Today Show (I gave up chips, too much guacamole and chips lately) and ever though the Today hosts have cheated, we have not!
I also love that we are headed for the beach tomorrow with my sister and nieces. I cannot wait!

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Happy birthday to Brooke! I can’t wait to see how y’all celebrate when she gets home! I am loving chocolate milk and 6PM.com because they have free shipping and amazing deals. It’s still a billion degrees in Texas, so it’s a little hard to think about sweaters and booties just yet.

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can you ship me some blackberries?! mmmkay thanks =)
Can’t wait to hear about the brooks kicks.
Happy Birthday to your little world (i mean little girl-eh, same thing=)!)

My new favorite thing is sitting in my driveway. I just got my Subaru Forester yesterday. Intoxicating new car smell. Sigh!

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Today is my daughter’s 14th Birthday!! Happy birthday to Brooke, too!

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Favorite things right now: fresh pineapple with coconut greek yogurt, new workouts from Girls Gone Strong, chocolate/strawberry smoothies.

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There are so many great things in this post! Happy Birthday to Brooke! I feel like I know you guys as I have been reading since before she was born!
I am so intrigued by those shoes and can’t wait to hear more about them! And I love fall clothes, but I’m not quite ready for summer to be over yet!

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I LOVE that lip vaseline — it’s the best!

Happy Friday :)

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My favorite thing this is week is my new running shoes, which I needed very badly :)

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I have the J. Crew sweatshirt and it is definitely something you can live in forever! You should definitely get it :)

My favorite things right now are getting emails from my friend who is traveling abroad, planning my upcoming trip to San Francisco (any tips you wanna give are welcome!!), and preparing for a new 10k in my city and Ragnar Napa!

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Happy happy birthday to Brooke! Funny you mentioned the frozen gogurts. I have been buying them non stop at Costco this summer and storing in the freezer instead of te usual fridge because my kids are obsessed with them. My daughter (whose lobster costume we sent you for Brooke) thought it was awesome that someone else loves frogo (that’s what my kids call them) as much as she does.

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Happy birthday to Brooke!

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Happy birthday Brooke!

I love all of your fall picks! Also, I got the pink version of the mini Vaseline and I love it!

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Happy Birthday, Brooke!!! :)

Favorites:
oiselle roga shorts
trail running/exploring as many new trails as possible before school starts!
garden fresh goodies (salsa, zucchini everything, pickles, eggplant rollatini etc)
strawberry lemonade nuun
my sanuk sling flip flops. so comfy.
kayaking

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Coffee on the front porch each morning.

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Happy Birthday sweet Brooke! I’m loving working from home right now :) Best of both worlds with a little one at home

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Happy birthday for Brooke for sure. Though this should be repeated in 36 hours.

I love mini Vaseline. Love it. And it’s handy to carry on long runs.

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Happy Birthday Brooke!!! How is it possible she is already 2? My little guy turns 2 in October and that blows my mind!

I am loving my Mizuno Wave Riders I just got, standup paddle boarding which I just tried for the first time and gelato ice cream which I’m eating daily on vacation hahahaha!

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Happy birthday, Brooke…on Monday. :) Fall fashion is my favorite and I can’t wait for it. I’ve been doing a little online window shopping, too. My favorite things lately: cooler weather for my runs, the pretty dahlias I planted last spring are finally blooming, and Costco. :)

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Awww! Is that pic of u and Brooke when u 1st saw her? So sweet. A moment to cherish forever. Happy Birthday Brooke! Isn’t it amazing how much they grow in 2 years?

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I’m so ready for fall clothes. Unfortunately it will still be 100 degrease in AZ until Haloween. That’s one of the downfalls of living here. Flip flops and summer clothes year round. Or us that a bonus?

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Happy birthday to Brooke!

We always put a few of our GoGurts in the freezer, they taste like ice cream =).

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I saw those Brooks shoes last night and I want the teal or gray ones so badly! I also saw they are not a performance running shoe……..the company said so in a disclaimer……….but they look comfy and oh so wonderfully 80’s and I can see myself enjoying these immensely this fall! Must buy some. Now.

My favorite things lately………microwave made smores, (slightly) cooler mornings, a new Publix that opened within biking distance (I live downtown, this is a big deal! And they have GREAT produce!), and planning my wedding!

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A big HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Brooke!! That first picture is priceless. My favorite things lately have been cherries, plain yogurt eaten with chocolate graham crackers, this industrial strength fan we bought to use when on the treadmill and our new nighttime routine!

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Happy Birthday to Brooke.
My favorite thing lately — Palisade peaches.

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Happy Birthday Brooke!! I hope she is having an amazing day although she is not with you :) I love those mini Vaselines, they’re so darn cute!!

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only because you asked…here’s my latest loves! http://lindsayslist.co/2014/08/loving-lately-3/

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That J. Crew sweatshirt looks so comfy!

My favorite thing lately is the weather right now in Michigan. You can tell that fall is coming and that makes me very happy :)

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Happy birthday, Brooke!! :)

Favorite things lately: Bic Headbands.. the only headband I have found that doesn’t move, my Yonana’s, and cheap workout clothes from TJ Maxx!

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Happy Birthday Brooke!

And wowzers those shoes! Awesome!

Happy weekend wishes from Scandinavia! :)

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Happy Birthday, Brooke!! :)

Janae – I got those exact jeans the other day! So cute and the color is great!

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Happy Birthday to Brooke! I know you guys will have the best celebration in less than 36 hours. My favorite thing lately-Mean and Clean juice-carrots, apple, ginger, orange, and lemon…yummy!

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Happy birthday to Brooke!

I love the look of those Brooks, can’t wait to hear what you think of them.

Some of my favourites right now:
Juicy fresh tomatoes from my garden
Early morning runs in the beautiful weather we’ve been having
My big cuddly sweater from Lululemon (to cope with the AC in my freezing cold office!)
Colourful Moleskines I can’t wait to use when I go back to school in just over a week!

Have a great weekend, Janae, and a wonderful reunion with your girl :)

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Happy Birthday Brookers!!! Can’t believe you are two already!

Hope you have a great weekend Janae! And WOW those blackberries. So jealous!

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Those are cute red shoes! And I would LOVE to have a blackberry bush!! Or raspberries! None would go to waste.

My favorite time of day is about an hour before my kids wake up, when I can sit peacefully and enjoy a cup of coffee while catching up on news, FB, Internet. It’s my favorite time of day, lol! Quickly followed by when I’m done with my run early and have the rest of the day to myself!

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Fresh fruits and veggies from the garden are the best! They’re always infinitely better than from the grocery store.

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Fresh pico from the garden. Mmmm. Nothing better. I will be making some today for sure. We are just barely starting to get our tomatoes though and it seems like your sister has had rhem for a while. She needs to give me hwr gardening secrets.

I love the fall. I love fall clothes, food, weather…everything. I just wish winter didnt have to follow it :(

The picture of Brooke with the fish is adorable. 36hrs. You’ve got this.

Did Candice give you the vaseline? She gave me some and I am officially obsessed with it. My lips have never felt better. Only problem is evan loves it too and is always stealing it from me. It’s a good thing I like him.

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The cocoa butter vaseline lip stuff is my favourite! Oh my, I have 3 of them on the go!
Happy Birthday to Brooke! I have to little ones and it’s hard NOT to shop for them :)

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Happy birthday Brooke! Home grown fruits & veggies definitely beat anything you could buy in a store. I love those cute little vaselines…when I saw them the first time at Target I was super excited. Some of my favorite things lately are good coffee, the fall-ish weather we’re starting to get in Michigan, my dog, and la croix sparkling waters! Have a wonderful weekend. :)

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How is it possible Brooks is already 2? Time flies! I’ve just been reading your blog FOREVER I guess!

I hope I can re-qualify for Boston in a few weeks and meet you there!!!

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happy birthday, brooke! i’m so excited that you’ll get to celebrate with her soon :)

your sister’s blackberries look SO delicious. i’m obsessed with blueberries at the moment. my skin could turn blue any day now ;)

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Those red Brooks are awesome!! I have been loving the new Cookie Doughpness flavor from Picky Bars…so good!

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happy birthday to brooke!!!! Also, whyyyyyy did you have to post a picture of that vaseline?! I am obsessed with chapsticks and always want to buy the newest ones.. now I want that one too! hahaha :)

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Wishing Brooke an early happy birthday – because her real birthday is this coming Monday ;)

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I’m due next week with our first baby, a little girl. You picture with Brooke at the beginning made me tear up with anticipation, so sweet :)

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Congratulations and good luck!

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Exciting! All the best

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Happy birthday to Brooke!!!! :) Sounds like she might need to go feed the fish again for her bday! Too cute!

xo

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Happy Birthday to your daughter!

My favorite thing right now is chocolate and burnt caramel covered almonds. Yuuuummy!

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Happy birthday to Brooke! I love the design of those Brooks shoes you shared, too!!!

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That picture of with newborn Brooke is too precious.

Peaches front the farmers’ market are my fave right now. Plus tapering. I love tapering.

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Not ready to even think about fall clothes -this weather is gorgeous!

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I better be one of those 30,000 too!!! I only have a 1:25 cushion which makes me crazy nervous!!!

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I am loving coconut butter, TJMaxx and long walks lately!

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Happy birthday to Brooke!! :)

….and Happy 2nd Anniversary of being a Mommy!!

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They have a raspberry flavor of that Vaseline that I love! Hmm…a favorite thing of mine this week would have to be the run I went on this morning! It’s been so hot here but this morning the weather was a perfect 57 degrees and cloudy. I forgot how nice it was to run without heat and humidity!

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Happy birthday to beautiful Brooke! I hope you two have fun together when she is back! That photo is so precious and heart warming!

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Aww Happy Birthday Brooke!

I wish I had a fresh garden. My apartment doesn’t have any outdoor space but when I have a house one day I’m totally growing pumpkins!

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That mini vaseline lip gloss stuff is so great for winter running, it coats your lips and stays put the whole time and doesn’t wear away.

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Happy birthday Brookers! And congrats to you for not just giving birth (um wow!) but also being a great mama and such a strong example for her. She’s a lucky little lady. <3

My favorite things this week are seeing my brother for the first time in 8 months, seeing my BFF for the first time in 2 months, and having several new career opportunities come at me!

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Happy birthday to Brooke! A few favorite things lately are: being on summer break, reading, Netflix shows, and peaches. Also, I just realized there is a Cafe Rio now open in my state so I must go try it out!

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Happy birthday to Brooke! I really wish you could spend this day with her. You’re so much classier about this situation than I could have been. I hope y’all have a wonderful celebration on Monday!

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happy birthday to brooke! and omgosh! those boots! i think i’m in love with them!

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Happy Birthday to Brooke!

Fave thing- iced coffee with toffee nut and soy.

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Happy Birthday Brooke!

One of my favorite things right now is house hunting! It is ridiculously fun :)

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Happy birthday little Brooke! Two is such a fun fiery age! Also, love the looks of those retro Brooks!

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Long time reader, never commented before. Ran a mile of my run today dedicated to you as I know it’s a bittersweet day for you. Hope you felt the positive vibes. You’re an inspiration! Happy day to you and your daughter.

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HaPpY bIrThDaY Brooke!! It’s my birthday today too. Enjoy my little birthday buddy.

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Happy birthday to Brooke! I would LOVE to grow blackberries. Very jealous of that blackberry harvest!

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Happy second Birthday, Brooke! That is the sweetest mom/daughter pic I ever saw!!
And btw-I need that sweatshirt in my life. I want to wear it everywhere!!! I love fall
Clothes-but I am truly NOT ready for winter yet!!:(

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sending you strength until Brooke returns

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Happy 2nd Birthday to Brooke!!! :)

The Vaseline lip balm got me through marathon training in our Nova Scotia Winter! I also love it for summer long running since it doesn’t wipe off with the salt/sweat/water either!

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Happy birthday to Brooke! I’ve been eyeing those Brooks Heritage shoes (in red, of course) for a while now…excited to hear how you like them!

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Happy birthday brookers :). I hope the time flies til you get to hold your little lady again!

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You will definitely rock Boston/be a part of the field – I am already looking forward to the recap ;)

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Kudos!

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Happy birthday Brooke!

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happy bday to brooke! i am a little late, but wanted to wish her one anyway :) xoxo

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