I wanted to start this post by sharing that this is in no way sponsored by Peloton and is my honest review of the product! I am someone who trains for marathons and runs 25-40 miles a week on average, mostly outdoors.
When I started running, I got a free treadmill from the side of the road and it was pretty rough, but it got me through the winter months. I really despised treadmill running, but sometimes it is just a necessity! Last year, I ended up with a stress fracture and was unable to run for a few months, so I downloaded the Peloton app to do biking workouts and strength training. I just got a cheap exercise bike off Amazon, and did the Peloton classes on my ipad screen.
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I’ve been planning to upgrade and restyle part of my bedroom for a while now, but other projects have kept getting in the way. The wall across from my bed is sort of a dead space, where I currently have a little end table and a vintage mirror. Its sort of become a catchall space, and was never really something that I planned or thought out.
I finally decided to upgrade and make it a more usable space for myself. I mostly wanted it to look nicer, more intentional, and have a little bit of storage. Like any project, I spent a month or two looking and planning. At first I just wanted to update the mirror, but realized it would be better to get a better furniture piece like a console table to fit my needs.
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As you can tell from this blog, I have remodeled just about every room in my house—from installing hardwood floors, to new kitchen countertops, to building a custom bathroom vanity, I’ve done it all! Over the years, I have learned some lessons on what is worth spending the extra money, and where you can save some cash!
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A few months ago, I shared that I had to take time off of running due to an injury. I ended up having a stress fracture at the top of my tibia, as well as swelling in the fat pad of my knee, that was causing my kneecap to move around and pinch when I ran (ouch!). After 11 weeks off of running, physical therapy, and a steroid injection, I was cleared to rebuild running.
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One project hat I have been meaning to redo for a while are a pair of bright coral ottomans that I bought a few years back. I got them for a good deal and used them at the end of my bed for a while, but they have been sitting in my guest bedroom for a while, covered in a throw blanket. The bright color isn’t really in style anymore and definitely don’t work in my home anymore.
I wanted to reupholster them, but because the cris-cross legs are also fabric covered, it wasn’t as easy as just covering it with new fabric. One day, I was playing around with how I could cover them and realized it would pretty easy to remove the legs and just replace them!
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Spring is a great time to renew your house. From a total overhaul to just updating a few new pieces, you can transform your room to feel fresh and new. If you’re not in for a big update, there are a few key pieces that are relatively easy and inexpensive to change out.
The great thing about a lot of these items is that they can last through the rest of the spring and summer, so you only need to shop and update one time! Keep reading for my top items to get the most bang for your buck to celebrate the spring season.
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