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Pumpkin Spice Shakeology

Pumpkin Spice Shakeology

Reminiscing about that pumpkin latte or pie? I’ve got you covered! You don’t have to wait until November for a pumpkin fix; you can have it any time! Print Pin Pumpkin Spice Shakeology Ingredients1 scoop vegan vanilla Shakeology2 T peanut butter powder1/2 t vanilla extract1 t pumpkin pie spice1/2 frozen banana6 oz. water4 oz. milkice … Continued

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Transform in the New Year

Transform in the New Year

Do you know what you need in the new year to motivate you? For me, the answer is Transform:20. You know my life is busy. With four kids at home (all of whom are in sports activities), a diva puppy and a business to run, my days can be kind of hectic. So Transform:20 is … Continued

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2019: A Big Ratterman Year

2019: A Big Ratterman Year

The Rattermans have so much going on this year–and most of it seems to fall in the first months of the year. From my 50th birthday to Lucy’s bat mitzvah, our 20th anniversary to Jack’s graduation. Not to mention Jack moving away this fall to start college. Whew! One thing I know is that I … Continued

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Time-Saving Tips for Busy Moms

Time-Saving Tips for Busy Moms

There never seems to be enough time in the day. Whether you’re shuttling kids to and from practices, juggling a job and a side hustle, struggling to get a healthy dinner on the table after work or squeezing in workouts in the wee hours of the morning, I think we can all do for more … Continued

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Finding Gratitude in Every Day

Finding Gratitude in Every Day

With Thanksgiving and Hanukkah behind us and Christmas fully here, it’s easy to feel full of gratitude. But it shouldn’t be about buying gifts to say “thank you” for a year of friendship and love. It’s not about gifts and the gratitude you feel and show shouldn’t be fleeting. I’m in a place of extreme … Continued

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I’m a Crazy Dog Lady

I’m a Crazy Dog Lady

We welcomed a fifth child into our home this year. She was wanted, by me, but Jeff was more or less pressured into it. The result? Chaos in the home and I’ve turned into Crazy Dog Lady. Yes, Ivy made her way into our home and (most of our) hearts this year, and I might … Continued

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Gingerbread Shakeology Balls

Gingerbread Shakeology Balls

‘Tis the season for gingerbread and cinnamon. Instead of raiding the holiday cookies, give these a try! Print Pin Gingerbread Balls Ingredients1/4 cup almond flour3/4 cup dry old-fashioned rolled oats (gluten free)1 scoop Vanilla Shakeology1 tsp ground cinnamon1/2 tsp ground ginger1/4 tsp ground cloves1 1/4 cups pitted dates, packed InstructionsPlace first six ingredients in a … Continued

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New Habits Start NOW

New Habits Start NOW

Are you planning out your resolutions for the new year? You’re going to eat better, exercise more, start meditating, cut out the soda. Why wait until January 1 to make positive changes? Start now! Starting a resolution in January is difficult. You’ve made a lot of unwise choices in December–all the holiday parties and all … Continued

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Caramel Apple Shakeology

Caramel Apple Shakeology

Want to curb that sweet craving before the pie goes on the Thanksgiving table? Apple Pie Shakeology to the rescue! This sweet treat will remind you of apple pie with whipped cream, minus the guilt. Print Pin Apple Pie Shakeology Ingredients1 cup water1 cup ice1 scoop vanilla Shakeology1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp unsweetened applesauce1/2 tsp … Continued