A Foodie Family’s SoCal Adventure: Pizza from Mars & Oceanside Donuts

This week Hannah the Wild and I were out and about thrifting and running some errands. In the middle of our stops tummies were rumbling! We checked in with our list of places to go here in SoCal provided by friends to find we were in the same strip mall as Pizza from Mars. And […]

A Foodie Family’s SoCal Adventure: That Pizza Place & Yum Yum Donuts

That Pizza Place Aiden’s choice for dinner…That Pizza Place. He was dying for pizza so we figured a place with the size “Really Big One” was perfect for us 😂. Needless to say, the slices were the size of a kids arm up to his elbow. We enjoyed their pizza but the kids said that […]

MCM Training Week 5

This has been weird. I’ll admit I had 2 thought paths when our move/summer all planned out to the kids not being with us. 1. We get peace during this crazy stressful time to wrap up everything AND the kids also have the peace of not having to do this while they enjoy the country […]

Be-You-Tifully Fit: All the wrong things

I know better, but here I am. Finding myself splurging on a variety of things. Eating my feelings. There’s no happiness at the bottom of the bag though. Running is tough. It feels like each one gets harder than the last. I attempted going to a place that my heart is happy and just run […]

My Journey: The One Less Traveled By

One of the hardest things to do for me is to talk about my weight loss.  It is very hard to explain why.  Yes, I have been very successful with it in the last six years’ time.  Yes, I am a personal trainer now trying to help people make the same journey.  That being said […]

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 […]