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Balancing Today

Balancing Today

Today is an incredibly exciting day for me!  Last fall, after transitioning back to work postpartum, I was overwhelmed by the number of things on my plate.  Friends and family encouraged me to lighten my load, but what I realized over the next few months was that there wasn't anything I wanted to take off my plate. As I worked to become comfortable with the hats I was wearing, "balancing today" b ... read more

Magnolia

Weekend Recap

The long weekend started Thursday night with football practice. Since we didn't have work the next day we even brought Magnolia to practice.  She was excited... We stayed up far too late Thursday night but we were able to relax most of the day Friday. Mid morning I got out of the house, went to Starbucks to blog, and ran to Target for a few things. Friday afternoon I drove over to ... read more

Skinnygirl Nutritional Bars Cookie Dough

Savvy Snackers

I have never been much of a snacker.  I grew up eating 3 meals a day, but often struggled with the hours leading up to dinner.  If I didn't eat enough for lunch, I'd come home from school or work super hungry and would eat whatever was easiest.  That wasn't always the healthiest so I've learned over the years that having healthy snacks on hand keeps me from overeating before dinner.  In the same wa ... read more

Stuff I'm Likely to Forget Journal

Catching Up

I feel like these "catch up" posts might become a monthly affair.  The days fly by and boy can a lot happen/change within a month.  Today I have some exciting news to share and am glad we can play catch up. Career I don't talk about my professional career much, but I am thrilled to share that I was promoted into a director position at work a couple of weeks ago.  Sports have defined my life and I ... read more

July Goals

July 2015 Goals

In June I... Shared 2 cucumber smoothie recipes (smoothie 1 and smoothie 2) Visited Wood Ranch Celebrated Global Wellness Day Shared my favorite quick and easy breakfasts Magnolia turned 9 months old Ran the Fit Foodie 5k Created our summer to do list Saw Bette Midler in concert Hit the 2 month mark of not dieting June Goals Revisited... Open our blinds more and let the ... read more

Goal Setting

July Goals

July 2015 Goals

In June I... Shared 2 cucumber smoothie recipes (smoothie 1 and smoothie 2) Visited Wood Ranch Celebrated Global Wellness Day Shared my favorite quick and easy breakfasts Magnolia turned 9 months old Ran the Fit Foodie 5k Created our summer to do list Saw Bette Midler in ... read more

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