6'0 tall, former athlete, mother of 3, struggling to keep up on the RUN of daily life.

Friday, May 28, 2010

High Five Friday- Saturday-ish

"Mommy I want Cookie."

"Mommy more Drink!"

LOL!! OK so here is a LATE High Five... I had limited time so I just put the distances instead of all the race details. BUT...I did make it around to give some REAL High Five comments which was fun.

Our Weekend is still TBD. There is a HUGE pile of dirt in our front drive, so I guess Yard work is on the schedule. Maybe a deck, maybe a patio, who knows? But by Monday we should have a REAL yard.. Grass seed or Sod? Thoughts?

  • High Five Racing & Events:
Bethany & Ryan- (First) Ultra
Diva Mom- Marathon
Emily- Half Marathon
AJH- Half Marathon
Mel- Half Marathon
Nancy- Half Marathon
Laura Elaine- Half Marathon
Kimberly- 12K
Sarah- 10K
Sarah- 10K
Randi- 5K
Kimert- 5K
  • High Five Giveaways:
Please tell them Tall mom Sent you
Tall Mom- CEP Compression Socks Ends 6/1
Run to the Finish- $80 CSN Gift Card Ends 6/10 -I WANT to WIN this...I need a new purse.. Please Tell Amanda Tall Mom sent you and you can post an extra entry to my CEP Giveaway Above...but you have to leave a comment on both Giveaways. Leave a Comment HERE that says "I tried to Help you win on Run to the finish"
Run to the Finish- Chocolate Giveaway Ends 6/2
Thrift Store junkie- CSN $60 Ends 6/1
I Have Run- Bibfolio Ends 6/2
Sticky Fingerprints- Pretty whimsical Ends 6/11
Sticky Fingerprints- Bondiband Ends 6/11
Run Fast Mommy- Tank and Tunes ends 5/30
Katye- Road ID Ends 6/3
Tricia- Hair ties Ends 6/4
MissZippy- Somino Shoe and Jacket Ends 6/5
Girl Get Strong- RESE Activewear Ends
Running into Healthy Happyness- Gift Card Ends 6/4
What do you deserve a High Five for Today?


Unknown said...

Cant wait to see what you guys do with the yard over the weekend!
Have a great weekend!!

Anonymous said...

My vote is for sod - unless you feel like racking up some miles running around your yard chasing the birds away. We tried to seed a 6x6 portion of our backyard and I think all the seed was eaten within the first 20 minutes of laying it.

5 Miles Past Empty said...

i need a high five for being awesome and a winner!!!

Ok, I seeded some pretty big holes in my yard about two weeks ago. I got worried it was too cold and too rainy for the little seedlings to grow but just yesterday I went out and sure enough my bare dirt spots are sprouting little tiny green hairs! it seriously looks like a cartoon character head of a balding man, you know? With little sprouts of hair! I was thrilled to see them growing and Levi thinks it is cool too! but a whole yard would be hard. You are supposed to water twice a day. The money saved on seed as opposed to sod would be seen on your water bill not to mention the time and energy of watering. I bet you have to water sod though too...we used this seed that was mixed in with a degradable paper mixture that keeps the birds away, i think. It looks like a mess but by the time the grass is growing the paper is disolving! But still, if I were doing a whole yard I think I would go with sod.

Ok, enough.

Berryfine said...

Hi Tall Mom! I'm patiently waiting for your CEP Compression socks (because I AM the winner) but wanted to give you a heads up in case you might be interested- I am giving away 13 items in honor of my 13.1 for CCFA and Team Challenge over at http://fromfat2fab2009.blogspot.com! I set it up to try to raise money for my run but no donations are required!

Anyway, thank god I live in an apt and don't have to do yardwork; though, I may have to do some neighbor work if you catch my drift. I think this 10 mile run should calm me down before I approach them :)

Have a great weekend!

Michelle said...

Are you laying the sod yourself? It is a good workout. We tried grass seed and it didn't work well for us, but it may have just been our climate. Good luck!

Emily said...

Thanks for the high five love! Can't wait to see you in less than a month!

funderson said...

THANKS! I need that high five today

Shellyrm ~ just a country runner said...

I vote seed. But I grew up farming.

X-Country2 said...

have a great weekend!

Unknown said...

I know nothing about sod vs seed but good luck with all the yard work. I hate doing it but it is so nice when it's done and you have a nice yard to enjoy. Have a great weekend!

Anonymous said...

Have fun with the yard! Need instant gratification: sod. Like seeing the growth process: seed.

LMC said...

Seed, the anticipation is fun! Have a great long weekend!

Anonymous said...

I love this! it is so great you're so aware of the blog community. Good luck to all in the races (wish I was running one)!


RunToTheFinish said...

I get a high five for taking care of myself this week with visists to the chiro

LB said...

if you get the right grass seed it will look and feel a lot like sod for a lot cheaper, but i cant think of the name of it right off the top of my head.

i need high fives next friday. im running my first half marathon on saturday and hosting a sweaty bands giveaway at some point next week (probably will post is thursday) thanks!!!! www.myreasontorun.blogspot.com

Stacie said...

I tried to help you win on Run to the Finish!!!! Good Luck!!!! I really need those socks :)

fancy nancy said...

Thanks for the High Five! I feel so blessed...now if only you could send me some of your speed!

Mel-2nd Chances said...

Thanks for the high five :)

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