Summer Shred 2.0

One week of May is already gone. This perhaps is not the best news, if you're not feeling ready to sport the typical summer attire due to  lingering insecurities about how you feel when you think about pulling out the warm wether clothes. Sweat pants and jeans might be good alternatives in those cooler months, …

Big ol’ salads

As spring time seems to be slowly making its appearance here in the Pacific Northwest, I notice that I naturally start to crave less heavy, comfort style foods and instead am drawn towards lighter fare like salads. I have not always been a fan of salads though, in fact I used to downright despise any …

30 Days and 3 inches

This past Sunday marked my first 30 days of P90x3. I did my pics and took my measurements (sans my weight, but that is a conversation for another day). I am already down about 3 inches...that's great and all and I DO see the results. But if I am being completely honest, I was expecting a …

Salty or Sweet?

Now before you get excited about this being a food related post, we are talking DIY scrubs today. I have noticed recently that my skin has lacked a certain glow that it usually has in those blessed summer months when the sun is shining, the birds are singing, and everything just seems so glorious (I …

Brownie Bites

This has been an easy snack that satisfies my occasional chocolate craving and doesn't derail my progress. Doesn't hurt that they look pretty and my kids will wolf them down. I'd say that's winning right there in and of itself! These brownie bites only take about 6 minutes to whip up and about half as long …