Two Weeks Till Turkey Workout Plan!

Hey guys!  I have a confession.  I have been winging it for the last month.  After three months or so on the same lifting plan, I was ready to just relax for a little.  It was definitely intense but I am ready to get my metabolism racing towards the turkey!!!  Join me for the next 14 […]

Banana Bread 

Banana Bread Our go-to banana bread recipe has been swapped quite a few times in the last 10 years.  Changes in ingredients.  Changes in ovens.  Changes in what we have available without me having to leave the house.  This one though…this has been the culmination of all of those recipes.  One monster recipe that we […]

Fit Foodie: The looooong pay period

My husband and I wince when the few long pay periods come along.  Currently, we are on a 19 day one and it is rough in the menu plan department.  We could have done a little less on the last pay’s groceries but we changed our budgeting plan to calculate the days in the pay period […]

Fit & Frugal: The Attitude of Gratitude

We have already finished Christmas shopping for the kids.  By no means am I trying to be an overachiever in this.  It is all for reason.  We are trying to spread out the cost of Christmas as well as simply trying to avoid the craziness.  Every year I find amazing deals and buy up all […]

Where do I start

Where to start?  I should be a pro at that question since I have started over 10 times or more in my life.  To be honest, there’s no simple answer to that question.  It’s all about where do you feel comfortable BUT uncomfortable enough to start? Here are the things that I did within the […]

Fit Foodie: A family affair

Our family cooking nights are turning into something amazing!  There is this pride that I am seeing in my children’s faces that is priceless.  Granted we are talking spaghetti cooking and not 5 Michelin star quality meals but one day…who knows right? The meal bins/rotation has made life so much easier.  I am trying to always […]

Be-You-tifully Fit: That one picture

Recently I was in a conversation regarding weight gain/loss and self-image issues.  I wish that it was something that was merely temporary but that is not true.  We could take a million pictures of ourselves that catch all the perfect angles and pick the filter compliments our everything perfectly.  It’s the world we live in now […]

Fit Foodie:  Involving the kids more

Dinners have been different here.  The kids have been wanting to help out more.  We have been focusing on lower technicality recipes.  I am trying to feed their curiosity but also their want to help.  It is so easy to get caught up in the moment and turn a child down from helping because we […]