Babies are Adorable


Happy Friday! Before heading on vacation, I wanted to pop in and wish you all a great week! I hope everyone has a weekend full of great weekend and you enjoy it! I have some excellent guest posts lined up, so be sure to check in! Yesterday ended up being jammed packed with a meeting in the morning, followed by taking some newborn photos, a run in the afternoon before dinner, and then taking our suitcases to my parents to {Read More}

Thursday Thoughts


I haven’t joined in with Ms. Spoons in quite some time, but today is your lucky day to hear all the ramblings going on in my head. Wow! all of your thoughts, comments, tweets, everything on yesterday’s posts were amazing. I was nervous posting it, and it sat in my drafts for a while, but I’m glad I hit publish! We leave for vacation on Saturday morning and I’m not really ready. I made a huge dent in the to {Read More}

Please, don’t call me “skinny”


When I was in elementary school, I wanted to be the skinny one. When I was in high school, I loved when people called me skinny. In college, I went to the gym to make sure I didn’t gain the dreaded “Freshman 15” and to remain, in a sense, on the skinnier side. Now? I hate being called skinny. What exactly do you get for being skinny? Honestly, nothing, other than probably having great genetics. I haven’t always been this {Read More}

Cardio Strength Interval Workout + Staying Hydrated


With summer in full force, and temps reaching the 90s today, it’s important to make sure we are staying hydrated. It’s easy to let the day pass (I’m all too familiar with this) and realize that you didn’t drink enough. I blame it on being busy and just doing a million things, but it’s not a good excuse. In fact, not drinking water is doing more harm to you than you probably think. First, what is dehydration? -Dehydration occurs when {Read More}

A weekend of dashing places


This weekend was full of plans, and I loved every second! Friday: After cleaning the house, and doing a little bit of shopping, Aaron and I headed out for his hockey game. He plays roller hockey with his friends, and I have never gone, as most are in the middle of the afternoon on Sundays. With it being a Friday night game, I wanted to see him play! We had to get there early for him to warm up, and {Read More}

Workouts after vacation


It’s safe to say I came back in full force from vacation. We ate healthy, and I worked out a lot. I felt great all week, too, but knew when to take a rest, also. Here’s my meal plan for this week: Sunday: Cookout at my uncles Monday: Fiesta Chicken Tuesday: Spaghetti Wednesday: Hamburgers Thursday and Friday: Leftovers/eat whatever remains in the house Saturday: Vacation!! We are very fortunate to be heading on vacation with my mom’s side of the {Read More}