My Healthy Grocery Shopping Tips + List

I get a TON of questions about grocery shopping. How many times a week do you go? How many meals do you plan for the week? What is on your list? Because I get so many questions about grocery shopping I thought I would make a little video … [Read more...]

Scenes from the Weekend: First OFFICIAL Weekend of Fall

Yesterday was the first OFFICIAL day of fall, and it actually felt like fall too!  The temperatures dropped, the sun was shining, and even though I am a warm weather girl the crisp temperatures got me excited for this new season. Brian and I … [Read more...]

February Date Night

Friday night, Brian and I had our February Date Night. For Christmas, I gave Brian 12 planned and paid for dates.  At the beginning of each month, we open the envelope together and plan when we will have our date.  This date was a little more … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Dance…But First I Must Study!

I can't believe it is Friday already! This weekend, I am attending the AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification Workshop to become a certified group fitness instructor.  Currently, I am an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and a Les Mills Certified … [Read more...]

Shopping, Wreaths, and the Holiday Spirit

Today started nice and early with a big bowl of chocolate overnight oats topped with some fruit and peanut butter. But let's go back and look at what I did yesterday!  It was a day full of shopping, crafting, and family. We started off the day … [Read more...]

Putting Me in the Spirit

Yesterday, I had big plans.  I had big plans to start the day with mass, go to the new Earth Fare store, attend the Williams Sonoma Thanksgiving sides technique class, and make place cards for the sales meeting on Wednesday.  Thankfully, I was able … [Read more...]

Salads-to-Go, Pumpkins, and Spooky Treats…Oh My!!

This weekend has been completely fall and completely amazing! Yesterday, we started the day visiting my sister at her hair salon so that Brian could get his hair cut.   I was actually in need of a trim pretty bad myself, and my sister just happened … [Read more...]

Retail Therapy and a Strength and Cardio Circuit Workout

Good morning friends! Yesterday, I ended the day with a little retail therapy.  While I was at work I got an e-mail from the LOFT saying that everything in the store was 50% off...including sale items.  How could I not go check it out? I ended up … [Read more...]

Saturday Recap: Body Pump, Movies and a New Restaurant!

Hello and happy Sunday! I hope that everyone had an amazing full first day of fall yesterday. Yesterday was pretty jam-packed with fun activities, so I will give you a brief recap of my day with some photos.   Started the day with a … [Read more...]

New Stores and New Tasty Food

In the past two days, I have tried a ton of new stuff. Last night, after coming home from work I was pretty darn hungry.  There were some perfectly ripe avocados that I had been saving all week sitting on the counter that definitely needed to be … [Read more...]