A Day In the Life: A Sunday


Happy WIAW, everyone! I thought today I’d switch things around and show what I ate, but also do a day in the life. Everyone loves those posts, so it’s a win! Thanks Jen for hosting! 7:55 alarm goes off and regret our two late nights in a row. Exhausted is an understatement! I get ready for church and eat breakfast. {Eggs with cheese and salsa, toast, and two slices of turkey bacon} Head to church from 9-10:15. Chat with friends {Read More}

Upper Body Superset Workout


Target the upper body with this superset upper body workout. You will work opposing muscle groups, targeting all muscles in your upper body. Last week was a pretty good week fitness wise. Here’s a look! Tuesday: Did a HIIT for 30 minutes. I have gotten so used to running at a steady pace that I forgot how much I love High Intensity! It leaves me feeling amazing the rest of the day. I’m not exactly sure what I did this {Read More}

Four Parties, One Weekend


Hey hey how are you all? This weekend was just what I needed. I spent a lot of time relaxing, which was much needed! Here’s a bit of what went on. After work on Friday, I headed to Bath and Body Works where they were having their 3 wick candles on sale for $8! I had a coupon for a free signature item, and a lady in line gave me $15 off, so my 6 candles plus large lotion cost {Read More}

It’s been one of those weeks


I mentioned yesterday to expect a post on marriage coming today. Well, my thoughts just weren’t sounding like I wanted when I sat down to write it, so I want to spend a bit more time on that before sharing! Yesterday afternoon, my mom came over to decorate Christmas cookies with me. Most of them were decorated very well. Towards the end, we both started getting tired of it (we decorated over 60!) and they became a blur of cookies. {Read More}

Giveaway Winner and some Winter Thoughts


Hey all. Today is the perfect day to do some thinking out loud ! Thanks, Amanda! ****First things first. I forgot to announce the winner of the Old Factory Giveaway yesterday! The winner is Alyssa! Alyssa, please send me an e-mail at fitncookies (at) gmail (dot) com to claim your prize. ***Don’t forget I have some coupon codes for 33% off a Flipbelt! They make the perfect stocking stuffer for someone, or an excellent gift for yourself ***We have no {Read More}

Top 5 Gifts for the Fitness Enthusiast


Last week I shared what’s on Christmas list this year, and I loved the feedback! This week, I want to share with you the top 5 gifts for the fitness enthusiast (some of which I don’t have but want!!). I’m sure you will find something on this list you can add to your Christmas list! 1. Flipbelt The Flipbelt is hands down the best accessory for a runner. I hate carrying things with me as I go for a run. {Read More}

All About Them Legs {Lower Body} Workout


A lower body workout that will leave your legs shaking and your glutes feeling it! Like I mentioned yesterday, I am not going to be posting on Sundays, which is when I always posted my workouts from the week. I love doing that and have found myself looking at them numerous times to see what I have been up to and when I switch things up. I am going to try posting them today, along with a new workout, so {Read More}

Ice Skating at PPG Place


Hey everyone! Hope you all had a fantastic weekend. This weekend started our busy Christmas weekends. From now until New Years, we are packed pretty solid. While it’s definitely fun to be in the holiday spirit and to be around all those you love and care about, it can be a bit exhausting! I feel like I definitely need a recovery weekend for my weekends now. Who’s with me Our weekend was so fun, though, and I enjoyed every minute! {Read More}