1 Mommy On The Run

"When you think about quitting, remember why you started."

This Is Me.

  Hello internet world! My name is Samantha. I'm also known as Sam, Sammy, Sammie, Sammy Anne and Spam. (Did I miss any variations, family?) I lead an extremely blessed life. The Lord has loaned me two gorgeous children, one handsome... Continue Reading →

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The “Just Say So” Project

In case you can't tell, I am a big mush puddle. Ninety percent of the time, I am lost running through a field of marigolds and purple unicorns, while it's raining iridescent sparkles. I believe every one deserves a chance... Continue Reading →


It's been a while! Like, a long while! It will never cease to amaze me how two tiny little people can take up so much time. From the time they wake up until the time they "go to bed," we... Continue Reading →

The Struggle.

Ever since I was little, I've been paranoid about my image. As in, every mirror I would pass would cause me to stop and examine the way that I look. To be specific, my weight. I remember as a little... Continue Reading →

“Watch me, Mama!!!”

"Mom, watch this!" "Mama, look!" "Look at me, Mama!" "Mommy, watch what I can do!" I hear these words on a daily basis. They fall from my little boys mouth at least fifteen times a day. I will be in... Continue Reading →

As Simple As Dorito’s.

Today was the first day that I took both babies out solo to the Mart of Wal. (Walmart in case you've had a crazy Monday too. 😉 ) It was insane! I should've known better than to make this hallmark... Continue Reading →

Running: The Beginning.

RUNNING!!!!!!!! Okay, it's one of my favorite words. Ever. Really. I never, ever thought I would be a runner. I was pretty athletic in my early days. I played baseball or softball from the time I was 5 until I... Continue Reading →

Healthy & Hungry!

Gabe is always asking for breakfast for dinner. It's his absolute favorite, so we have it at least once or twice a week. I mean, come on. We finally found something that a five year old WANTS to eat besides... Continue Reading →

The Beauty Of Family.

There are things that I absolutely LOVE to do. It's no secret that I love running. If you know me, you're probably sick of hearing about races here and there, or hilly training runs. I love to talk about it... Continue Reading →

The Saturday Challenge

Ah Saturdays. Saturday is looked forward to with ridiculous excitement all week long in the Garrison household. It’s the one day a week where we have absolutely nothing going on and no where to be. Daddy is home and we ALL... Continue Reading →

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