Currently: December 2014

Oatmeal Breakfast

Currently: This hasn't been my finest week. I'm tired, overwhelmed, discouraged, and stressed. I can not wait for the holiday break but I'm also dreading January 5 when I return to work 5 days a week. . . . Continue Reading »

Merry In Moderation

Trader Joe's Peppermint Bark Cookies

Some years I'm at a total loss for how to approach the holidays.  On one end of the spectrum I could just indulge for 4 weeks and pick up where I left off come January.  On the other end of the . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Weigh-In Week 9

Weekly Weigh-In

This week was crazy, but I tried my hardest to do what I could considering our situation.  Even when we were in the hospital for 48 hours, and eating out most meals, I tried to make wise decisions and . . . Continue Reading »

Best and Worst #9

Potbelly's A Wreck Sandwich

What. A. Week!  It was pretty much the worst, but things are a whole lot better than they were at the beginning of the week.  Lets start with the worst... Worst 1.  Magnolia was hospitalized with . . . Continue Reading »

Thursday Thoughts – Once So Pure

Magnolia

There I was, in the diaper aisle at Target, looking for wet wipes that wouldn't irritate my daughter's skin.  Some wipes were too wet, some were too dry, and some were too expensive.  As I flipped . . . Continue Reading »

Thirty Five

Neal

This week has been a roller coaster. After fighting a cold these past few weeks, Magnolia took a turn this weekend which landed us in the hospital Monday. We've been here ever since, as Magnolia was . . . Continue Reading »

Top 12 Christmas Movies

Top 12 Christmas Movies

This weekend Neal and I kicked off our holiday tradition of watching Christmas movies! Every weekend leading up to Christmas we love to line up our favorite films and watch them as a family.  This . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Weigh-In: Week 8

Weekly Weigh-In

Each week Weight Watchers has a different topic that we go over in our meeting.  This week our Weight Watchers leader asked us to make a Losing List.  A list of our reasons for losing weight.  Over . . . Continue Reading »

Best and Worst #8

Donut Shop Chocolate Chip Cookie Coffee

There are a lot of things I’m not able to share each week here on Coffee Cake and Cardio so I’m starting a new series called “Best and Worst”. Every Friday I’ll share my bests and worsts from the . . . Continue Reading »

December 2014 Goals

December Goals

Who doesn't love a fresh start?  Well today's your chance to think about the month ahead and to create a plan for the next 31 days. This month can be a challenging month for anyone!  It's a . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Weigh-In: Week 7

Weekly Weigh-In

Well... I'm not going to candy coat it, this week didn't end the way I had hoped it would.  Going into the week my plan was to enjoy my workouts, track everything I ate, and to use moderation when it . . . Continue Reading »

Best and Worst #7

Magnolia

There are a lot of things I’m not able to share each week here on Coffee Cake and Cardio so I’m starting a new series called “Best and Worst”. Every Friday I’ll share my bests and worsts from the . . . Continue Reading »

Thankful for 2014

Family Stefanie Harrington Photography

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!! I never could have imagined the joy and love that 2014 would bring. I have so much to be thankful for: My incredibly supportive husband, my gorgeous daughter, our . . . Continue Reading »