Made Me Want To Eat: Last week's "Made Me Want To Eat" recipe was INCREDIBLE. This week, the thing that made me want to eat are these no bake, healthy granola peanut butter cups. I'm going to attempt them as an after school snack for the kids, we'll see if they are kid approved. Ha! Made Me Want To Shop: The Tone It Up 8 week "Love Your Body" meal plan is down from $48 to $24. If you have been curious about TIU's nutrition plan & aren't ready to jump all in as a member, then you will ... Read More about Sunday Funday- A Series
6:20 AM: My alarm goes off. I probably hit snooze at least once, if not twice. I like for my feet to hit the floor by 6:40-50 because it makes it all easier for the entire family if I'm the first one up. Our mornings go smoother for getting the kids to school when I'm not dragging! Breakfast 1: I grab a banana or a protein bar & chug a huge glass of water (usually 20 oz) before I take the kids to school. And I brush my teeth! Breakfast 2: Here's where I'm going to start to sound like a ... Read More about A Day In The Life Of Me
Dear O, You are strong, smart & capable. You are beautiful because of who God created you to be, the physical stuff is the cherry on top of an already gorgeous human being. At your highest of highs & your lowest of lows, regardless of your age, I want you to always know that your father & I are in your corner as you go through this life, that we value you for your ideas, your voice & we love the person you are. You asked for a "big kid" haircut a few weeks ago ... Read More about Dear Daughter On Your Birthday
1. I used to blog when I first became a mom & did so for a while. I made an intentional choice to stop after my daughter was born. The fun was gone, it was a lot of work, & it was taking time away from my family. I'm grateful for the experiences I got from it (good & bad) but I don't ever want to get to that place again. 2. I am not one of those people who loves to work out. Do those kind of people exist?? I love the benefits of it, I love it when I'm done, I love how my muscles ... Read More about 10 Random Facts About Me
Made Me Want To Go Swimming: I've been seeing this swimsuit online in Facebook ads & y'all I took the bait. It should come in the mail next week. I will let you know if I love it or not! Their site says their suits run small, so I went up 2 sizes based on the reviews & got an XL in navy blue. If I love it, I might get the black one too. Made Me Want To Go On An Adventure: This is an epic story about a mom & a dad who took their 5 year old on a canoe trip across Canada. I don't ... Read More about Sunday Funday- A Weekly Roundup
The most frequent questions I get about being gluten, dairy & soy free are how I handle it when in a restaurant or when I'm going over to a someone's home do I follow all the "rules"? First off, while I try to eat soy free, I've basically decided life is too hard to avoid the grand trifecta of all 3 "frees" all of the time & my life will have some soy in it. I don't seek it out, I don't cook with it, I don't eat a lot of processed foods & since I cook at home 90% of the time it ... Read More about How Do You Eat In A Restaurant With No Gluten, Dairy or Soy?