WIAW: Lately

Oatmeal Breakfast

I kicked off the month of February on the Weight Watchers Simply Filling plan. My goal was to move away from the amount of processed food I was eating and to focus more on portion control. My . . . Continue Reading »

Guest Food Journal – Eleni

Eleni Breakfast

I'm a 37-year old stay-at-home mother to two rambunctious boys, ages 3 & 5.  I usually eat what my kids eat, which has actually translated into me eating a lot better than if it were just me by . . . Continue Reading »

Guest Food Journal – Lisa

Working Mom Food Journal

My name is Lisa, and like Ashley, I'm a new mom too! Our daughters are just two weeks apart, and I'm beginning to adjust these past few weeks to a new schedule since I've been back to work. In . . . Continue Reading »

5 Months Postpartum

5 months postpartum

5 months!  What an amazing ride it has been. It's truly amazing to see how much Magnolia has grown and changed over the past 5 months.  Earlier this week, as we moved Magnolia to size 3 diapers, . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Meal Prep

Meal Prep Snack Ideas

This upcoming week is a short week for me, YAY, as we have family coming into town on Thursday.  I anticipate we'll go out to dinner a few times this coming weekend, so my goal is to save all 49 of my . . . Continue Reading »

Guest Food Journal – Kelly

Food Journal Working Professional

Hello Coffee Cake and Cardio readers! My name is Kelly and I feel so blessed to have the opportunity to be on Ashley's blog today. When Ashley first asked me if I wanted to be a part of this series . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Meal Prep

Sunday Food and Meal Prep

Yesterday marked the start of Simply Filling February and I'm really excited!  Every Sunday I'll create a meal plan and prepare as much food for the week as I can.  I have really enjoyed my meal prep . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Weigh-In Week 16

Weekly Weigh-In

Oh weight loss... you tricky, tricky thing!  I'm at a point postpartum where I can confidently say that I'm doing what I need to do in order to see results.  Whether the results are on the scale, in . . . Continue Reading »

Simply Filling February

Simply Filling February

February is right around the corner and what better time than the shortest month of the year to try something new?  Whether you start a squat and abs challenge or a water challenge, I think February . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Meal Prep

Meal Prep Snack Ideas

It's hard to believe that I'm going on my 4th week of meal prepping, but I've got to say, I'm really loving it.  It's a lot of work, cooking everything on Sunday, but it takes a lot off my plate on . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Weigh-In Week 15

Weekly Weigh-In

Surprise!  A Friday weigh-in update. Before I get into the happenings of this past week though, I first have to thank y'all for your encouragement and support from yesterday's post.  It was . . . Continue Reading »

Meal Prep Monday

Meal Prep Monday

Whew.  Where have the past three days gone?  I'll be honest, I've been pretty worn out.  Last week really took its toll on me.  Maybe it's because the reality of being a working . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Weigh-In Week 14

Weekly Weigh-In

It's funny how hard it is to have a "perfect" week.  Some weeks my eating is close to perfect but my workouts are ehh.  Other weeks I get all of my planned workouts in but I fail to track everything I . . . Continue Reading »