Fit Foodie: INSTANT POT!

Lately, I have been short on time when it comes to cooking. The nights I am not working I am trying my best to make meals the way that I always have but it is hard. Crazy thankful for my mom sending an Instant pot for Christmas this year. It has definitely been a time […]

Fit & Frugal: Surviving a Fiscal Fast

As we are pushing through the most expensive…err…I mean, the happiest season of all, many are going to unwillingly prepare themselves for the fiscal fast of the new year.  This does not have to be a bad thing!  Actually, it can be quite a relief when you get down to actually doing it.  If you […]

A girl & her planner: Fitness Planner Insert!

Crazy excited to release this!!!  As you may remember from previous posts, I am a planner lover.  I love paper (especially grid), pens and PLANNING!  My planner is an adult version of my childhood sticker book and I love it.  It makes me feel better dealing with the crazy that is life. In preparation for […]

New commitment.

2012 was the beginning.  It was tons of research and struggling to find what works. 2013 was the surprise.  After getting on my way with weight loss, Hannah decided to join our family. 2014 was the return.  In the beginning of the year, I was injured and needed to take some time out to rest […]

What’s really been going on…

I have not said anything because I did not want to believe certain things were really happening. Over the course of the last couple months, I have been experiencing little strange things.  I have hypothyroidism which I am on medication for and generally run low on iron but correct it with what we eat.  What […]

Isabel turns 3!

Isabel is 3! This little girl.  I have to tell you this little one surely has been a blessing in our lives.  We have had many more moments of laughter.  She came into our world three years ago in California.  She loves to play dress up and puddle splash.  Christmas time was a big one […]

5 years seems so big but so small

I have had this blog open for over a month now trying to think of what I want to say.  What is there to say?  It’s much easier to find the words for the things that go wrong in life.  It’s so much easier to get caught in the upsetting things in life.  We seem […]

Beautiful Mess: The me I used to be

Every one from a distance and up close has seen one of the transformations that I have done in the last two years.  That’s far from all that I have done.  I have chosen to open up and really figure it all out.  Who am I?  What do I want?  How am I going to […]

Isabel is 2!

Oh my sweet bebe, Isabel. I cannot believe that it has been 2 years already!  You really bring something amazing to this family with all of your adorable quirks.  It really does feel as though the time has flown. When you were born, we lived across the nation in the desert and now we live […]