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Our Big Puppy Update

Our Big Puppy Update

It’s been a while since my last update on our puppy, Ivy, and since it’s never a dull moment I figured I should let her check in! First of all, I did not know I was signing up to have a crazy, four-legged toddler in the house. We love her dearly (and Jeff tolerates her) … Continued

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Healthy On-the-Go Eating

Healthy On-the-Go Eating

Conquering the nutrition battle seems to be the biggest challenge for most people trying to make a lifestyle change. While I don’t have the perfect answer, I do have some go-to recipes and meals that I use to make sure I stay on track. Here are some of my favorite snacks and on-the-go choices when … Continued

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Time Hacks for Busy Days

Time Hacks for Busy Days

If your to-do list looks anything like mine, you could use a little more time in every day. I’m right there with you! And with more holidays coming up, it’s only going to get busier. Here are some of my top time hacks to help you crush your busy days around the holidays (or any … Continued

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Organic Smoothies for Kids: No More Stealing Your Shakeology

Organic Smoothies for Kids: No More Stealing Your Shakeology

My kids have been enjoying my Shakeology for years now, but if you’re like me you hate to see your supply dwindled. And I know that many parents needlessly hesitate before giving their kids Shakeo because of all the superfood ingredients. In answer to customer requests, Beachbody recently came out with something designed specifically for … Continued

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From Eating Out to Taking it Home

From Eating Out to Taking it Home

I admit it. We eat out a lot. Too much. Jeff and I were reviewing our credit card statement the other day and I kept seeing the same places pop up: Panera, Pei Wei, the supposedly healthy convenience foods we rely on as we head from one after-school activity to another. I was shocked to … Continued

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Indoor Fun for Bad-Weather Days

Indoor Fun for Bad-Weather Days

As kids get older, they start to ask for birthday parties that are a little out of the norm. When we celebrated Lucy’s 11th birthday recently, she asked to go to the mall with her friends. Not knowing what kind of trouble a group of 11- and 12-year-old girls could get into at the mall, … Continued

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The Family That Works Out Together…

The Family That Works Out Together…

My family is definitely an active one. With my workouts, which various family members will join me for from time to time, and my kids’ sports, we are often found doing something active. Back in February, I posted on Facebook about starting tennis lessons. I had realized that so many of my “hobbies” were related … Continued

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Easy Tips for Shopping Healthy

Easy Tips for Shopping Healthy

Grocery shopping can be stressful, especially when you’re drawn to some of the foods that you know aren’t the best choices. The saying goes, “Abs are born in the kitchen,” but I don’t think that’s exactly true. They’re born in the grocery store! I’ve heard from friends and customers who have a hard time figuring … Continued

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22 Minute Hard Corps = Hardcore Results

22 Minute Hard Corps = Hardcore Results

As you know, I started the 22 Minute Hard Corps program a couple months ago. It’s military-based & bootcamp-inspired, which is not really my “thing”.  I was unsure about liking the workout because I have no military background, I’m a Mom, “can I even do this?” was honestly my first thought. However, once I got into it, I … Continued