Holiday Meal Cheat: Avoid or Indulge

It's Labor Day and you've been invited to the neighborhood cookout or otherwise known as a potential meal cheat. Walking out the door, you can smell the grill as if it's in your own yard. You can already visualize what the tables will look like. Hot dogs,...

5 Healthy Travel Tips While on The Road

Today we will be driving 5 hours to pick up my oldest son and his family to drive them back to our house for a few days. Healthy Travel is important as it keeps momentum moving towards your goals. It is not always easy to stay true to healthy standards while being...

Saturday Workouts: How to Include the Family

Saturdays are great! But for me, they need a schedule of all their own. It is a fun day because we can include the family in an activity! I really enjoy the laid back mornings without the strict schedules to keep. But it is NOT a wasted workout day! There are other...

Sugar Addiction: How I Broke Free

If you are like me, you love sugar. I love doughnuts, chocolate, pies, cakes, ice cream - practically anything with a high amount of sugar. I had a sugar addiction. Everyone knows you can't really lose weight and eat the loads of sugar you've been eating, so here's...

The Secret for Motivation

As women we willingly give our all to serve others. We motivate others to do the things they enjoy and need, but what happens to our personal motivation? We wear multiple hats in our everyday life.  Wife, mom, grandma, career, chef, taxi driver, cheerleader,...

For the Love of Planks: 23 Plank Workouts

Okay, you asked for planks...ladies, have I got planks for you! Planks are a fabulous way to strengthen the core, get those abs and glutes into shape and help with balance. These 23 plank workouts at various degrees of difficulty are guaranteed to help you succeed no...

Wow! Nominated for the Liebster Award!

I am thrilled and honored to have been nominated for the Liebster Award!  A big thank you goes to Mandie from The Yellow Dog Pink Pig blog for the nomination. Go check out her blog, she has some really cute creative projects waiting for you! So, many of you may be...

How to Start a Successful Diet in 4 Easy Steps

There are many opinions on how to start and maintain a successful diet. How many diets have we all started only to fail within a few days? Food is not just food anymore. Food is social, soothing and a boredom buster. To successfully achieve a healthier lifestyle, we...

This Superfood Trio Will Knock Your Socks Off

This is one of my go-to recipes because it is great anytime of the day! This superfood trio in 1 easy to prepare meal will make a fabulously tasting, healthy snack or dish you will surely make often.       I have to admit, as much as I love avocados, it took me a...

The Best of Fit Found Me: Week 1

Wow, one week of blog posts completed! There have definitely been ins and outs along the way. It has been crash course with an immersion style learning, no doubt! The technical aspect of running a blog is pretty intense but rewarding to learn. So here we are...the...

The 411 on Staying Hydrated

Feeling fatigued? Dizzy? Having trouble concentrating? Symptoms of nausea? If you answered yes to any of these, you could be one of the 75% of Americans who are dehydrated. Staying hydrated is much more important than you realize. There are loads of reasons to stay...

4 Reasons to Love Planks Today

Admittedly, it was not love at first sight with planks. When I began getting into shape, planks were among the hardest exercise movement to do. Planks don't mince words...they let you know right away how out of shape you are. They are like the teacher you had in...