Archive for June 2013

10 ways to jump into July

-Find a new challenge! Since Summer Shape Up is over, what are you going to do for your July goals? Write them down, put them in a place where you can see them, and take steps every day to make them happen. I have a couple of things I’m working on -hopefully I can let…

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6/29: Meals and Fitness for the Week

Whew! What an amazing, amazing weekend. I’m in the sky heading back to Tucson, but will have some fun Fitbloggin’ recaps up in addition to my regular posts over the next couple of days. It was my first time in Portland, and from the small glimpse I’ve seen, I’m a fan. The food is OUT…

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6/28: Friday Faves

-Coffee kombucha. Say whaaaaat?! It was just as glorious as it looks. Sweet, a nice little jolt, and the lovely ‘bucha fizz I love so dearly. I can’t wait to try this again, or make an at-home version! -These popsicles from Whole Foods. I’m on a “tropical everything” kick right now and I especially love…

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Focus On: Les Mills Grit

Hey everyone! I’m here in Portland, absolutely loving the weather and vibe- what a cool place to spend the weekend! I can’t wait to check out some of your suggestions -already on a Voodoo Donut mission- catch up up with some blog friends and enjoy the conference. When I briefly mentioned Les Mills Grit last…

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SSU giveaway: Yes To!

Hi friends! Hope you’re enjoying the day. I’m still in shock that we only have a few days left of Summer Shape Up. I’m so happy you’re enjoying the Week 4 workout (it’s a doozy!) and remember that if you still have the motivation mojo going when the 4 weeks end, you can repeat the…

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Suitcase Roulette

When I pack for trips, it can go from one extreme to the other: super organized and planned to the last detail, or everything thrown in at the last minute when I realize I messed up my flight time and it’s 3 hours earlier. If I’m traveling with Liv, our suitcase is planned to the…

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A beautiful book

It’s funny how things have a way of coming around full circle. My first impression of Jade Beall was that I wanted to be a lot more like her. I was taking a Zumba class at Breakout Studios when I first moved back to Tucson, and the class before Zumba was a West African dance…

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2,4,6,8,10 Treadmill Workout

Whenever we have family or friends staying with us, it makes me feel like we’re on vacation, too. It’s nice to slooooooow down for a second, sometimes play tourists in our own city, and just enjoy being together. Yesterday afternoon, we all went swimming:   (little fish was very busy eating a bagel chip, hence…

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I love goooooooold

Liquid gold salad dressing. Usually when I’ll make a salad, there are a few dressing options in the rotation: 1) balsamic, olive oil, fresh herbs, salt and pepper 2) apple cider vinegar and a pinch of Stevia 3) lemon juice and olive oil 4) store-bought goddess dressing 5) salsa, guacamole or hummus I switch it…

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NEW Bellydance Cardio Dance + Friday Faves

Thank goodness it’s Friday, huh? Even though it was kind of a stressful week with all of the blog crashes and server issues – so thankful I had Cody and Ryan to help a girl out!- a lot of good things happened, too. We had our usual Wednesday night yoga party, wonderful family dinners and…

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