holiday

jingle all the way

To Tucson! We finally made it.  Happy Monday, friends! I hope you had a wonderful weekend, and that those of you who were celebrating Christmas and Hannukah enjoyed a beautiful holiday. We’re here in Tucson, and it’s pretty wonderful.  The past weekend was a huge sigh of relief after a pretty intense week of hotel life,…

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merry and bright

Whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, or a lovely winter weekend, I hope that it’s an amazing one. I hope that it involves time spent with those you love, lots of eggnog (or mulled wine!), great memories and delicious cookies.   We’re sending you our best wishes and love for a happy and joyful holiday season. …

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2016 Gift Guide: for the guys

Hi friends! Hope you’re having a wonderful weekend! It’s time to rock and roll into our next gift guide, which I think is always the trickiest: gift guide for the dudes! I think it might be because guys don’t seem to be as vocal about what they’d like for special occasions. Usually in our family,…

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: for your BFF

Aka the easiest person on your list, because usually you can buy something you’d like for yourself! Anyone else LOVE shopping for their best friends and the ladies in the family? I feel like it’s so much fun, and so much easier than shopping for the dudes. (We’ll get to that gift guide tomorrow.) I…

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: for holiday hostesses

Hi friends! 2016 holiday gift guides are here! I LOVE putting these together to share on the blog each year, not only because I love shopping (heh heh) but I also love sharing gift ideas with friends during the holiday season. It’s so much fun to hear what you’re gifting and what’s on your wish…

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Crunchy almond butter truffles

Basically everything that’s good in the world. These little balls of chocolate perfection are free of added sugars, gluten-free, and contain the perfect amount of crunch. These would make awesome holiday gifts in cute little tins, or the perfect accompaniment to your holiday cookie assortment. Hi friends! How’s the morning going? I hope you had…

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Fun things to do with kids this holiday season

Hi friends! How’s the day going? Hope you’re having a wonderful almost-Friday. Loved your comments on this mornings remix, too! It’s been an interesting day over here. P is dancing the “one nap or two naps” dance (always a pleasure) and I’ve been waiting to see what she was feeling like today. We dropped Livi…

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Reader’s Request: Healthy Holidays

Hi friends! Hope you’re having a wonderful morning! I thought it would be fun to revisit this older post, and update it a bit to reflect the current holiday season. I’ve received so many questions about maintaining fitness goals and keeping consistent during the holidays, so I thought I’d share some tips.  From a reader…

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Thankful for you.

With everything going on, it’s easy to get lost in the stresses of the day: the to-do lists, work obligations, making sure everyone is alive, happy and fed, and the everyday stuff. I try to take moments throughout the day to soak it all in, and to maintain a spirit of gratitude amidst the hustle…

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Chef Kyle’s Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

+ 3 tips to make it the most delicious roasted turkey you’ve ever had, even for a newbie like me. For my entire life, I was pretty much out of the kitchen for Thanksgiving. Even when I finally got into cooking, shortly after marrying the Pilot and just before starting this little blog, I was…

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this and that

Hi friends! How’s the day treating ya? I’m so happy to hear you liked the Knockout November workout! I got in two rounds today + 3 sets of heavy barbell squats.  Anyone else moving a liiiiittle slowly after Halloween?? I had to wake Liv up for school! P on the other hand is still partying…

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Happy Halloween!!

Hi friends! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. I’ll be back TONIGHT with your November Knockout workout (so those who are doing the 7-day Reset can hit it hard tomorrow!) but in the meantime, I wanted to wish you a very happy and safe Halloween. May it be filled with allthechocolate, cocktails and merriment.…

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