Mommy Buy Back and a $25 Amazon GiveAway

      Do you know what the ‘Mommy Buy Back’ is?     Well, let me tell you about something I started doing yesterday with my kids Halloween candy. I decided to buy it back from them. Yup. Their health is THAT important to me that I decided to […]

What I Discovered After Taking a Bexlife Gym Diet

  A couple of months ago, I read a post by Rebekah at BEXLIFE.com about taking a Gym Diet. She is a fellow blogger and FitFluential Ambassador. I started to think about this gym diet idea and after completing my first Triathlon in August and a Dirty Girl run in […]

Live Each Day as a Gift

Just like so many other parents in our country today, I was a bit afraid of sending my children off to school. The events of the past few months and especially the events on Friday have changed my life and the lives of SO many people and my heart cries […]

What was I for Halloween? A Black Sheep!

So, if you are anything like me – a mom who eats healthy and loves her kids a LOT – You will probably relate to what I am about to say.   Halloween is one of my most UNFAVORITE days of the year! Why?   1. I am the BLACK […]

5 Methods That Can Help You Stop the Childhood Obesity Monster from Invading Your Household

Hi guys! Happy Monday 🙂 I hope you all had a fantastic weekend like I did. My family and I spent time at our cottage on the lake. We cleaned, cleaned, mowed the lawn and cleaned some more getting it ready for summer. There are only 9 days left of school […]

Three Essential Elements to Finding a Healthy Balance

  Do you remember being 5? 8? 10? 15? And there was only 2 weeks left of school? Yup…  “summeritis” has hit my family and my kids are going crazy. They are so excited to go on field trips, have field days and end of the year parties, not to […]

What do kids, boxing and eating carrot cake have in common?

    Yup… we are building an ark. LOL. It has rained here for the past 3 days. And it has been so dark that we have had to use the lights in our house ALL day. Crazy, I know! Man, I hope it stops soon. But, at least the flowers […]

Favorites Friday: Phillip Phillips, Frozen Yogurt Bites and a Chobani Giveaway!

  Hi Guys, Happy June 1st AND Happy Friday! I am SO looking forward to this weekend… especially after I was sick last week, my son was sick earlier this week and my husband is sick now. Uggg! It has been a rough 2 weeks! Any-who! Today is FAVORITES FRIDAY!! MUSIC […]

Happy Mother’s Day!!

Making the decision to have a child – it’s momentous It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. Elizabeth Stone WOW! That is SO true! If you are a mom out there… Happy Mother’s Day to you 🙂 It is a day to celebrate being a […]