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How fitness and metabolism change in your 30s vs. your 20s

This is something that I’ve occasionally been pondering: how fitness and metabolism change as we age. I feel like it’s so common to hear friends say that they used to be able to eat anything, but now they have to watch their food intake. Or, they feel like they have to work harder at the…

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cultivating female friendships

The scene usually goes something like this: We’re at the playground. Liv runs up to a girl who looks to be about her age and asks her name. They exchange names, one of them asks if they want to play, and boom. Instant friendship.  If only it worked that way as adults, right? I feel…

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5 quick and healthy breakfast, lunch, and dinner ideas (+ macro counts)

Looking for macro-friendly recipes to add into your meal rotation? Check out these healthy and quick breakfast, lunch, and dinner ideas! Hellooooo. How’s the day going? I hope you’re enjoying the morning! I’m off to an orangetheory class and looking forward to taking Liv to see Christopher Robin. We’ve been enjoying late summer nights playing and…

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how do you organize photos?

Hi friends! Happy Thursday! This week feels like it’s gone by so quickly. The girls have been busy with camp, I’ve been rocking and rolling on some fun stuff for fall (late summer shape up and an updated project coming your way), podcast recording, meeting up with friends, swimming with the girls, and (still) trying…

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Dinner party tips

Hi friends! How are you? I hope you’re having a wonderful week. Sorry for disappearing on ya yesterday. So much of Monday was spent getting things together for our little shindig that I didn’t have time to blog. Since the girls are out of school for the summer, I’m still trying to navigate my summer…

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mom confessions

A couple of weeks ago, I posted on Instagram Stories that we were driving around, and P was complaining about the Disney music. “Stop that song! I no like it. Change it!” Over and over again. Finally, I was just like, “Ok, if you don’t want to listen to your music, we’ll listen to my…

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From gym to real life

This post is sponsored by LOLA. The first 100 readers to order will get 40% off with the code FITNESSISTA40. Hi friends! How’s the morning going? I hope you had a great weekend. Ours was filled with the usual family adventures + a baby shower for a friend. I’ll be back soon with a recap, but…

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Workouts When Your Legs are Sore

Hey hey! Happy Monday! Hope your week is off to a great start. How was the weekend? I’d love to hear what you were up to. We went to an outdoor festival, had a little brunch playdate party with friends, and hit the road to Orlando! I’ll be back soon with a recap, but thought…

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Switching up the wine routine

This post is sponsored by Bright Cellars. Take their fun quiz to see your wine matches, then get 50% off your first shipment here.  I’m definitely a creature of habit. It’s so easy for me to get stuck in a routine, especially when it comes to groceries and personal items. I think it’s out of…

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4/22: Meals and fitness for the week

Hey hey! Happy Sunday! How’s the weekend going? We’re back from an amazing little getaway to Jacksonville. It was the perfect way to kick off the weekend, and since we got back on Friday night, we’ve still had the rest of the weekend to enjoy! On our way out of town, we made a stop…

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Working out with an injury

Over the years of blogging, I’ve received a lot of requests about this particular topic. Can I work out with an injury? What exercises are good for a knee injury? What exercises are good after shoulder surgery? How can I keep working out even though an injury has me sidelined? I want to start off…

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Friday Faves

Hey hey! Happy Friday! Hope you’ve had a great week. I’m so excited for this weekend because we’re packing up the crew and heading to Disney! We had Easter here at home last year – we had just moved back to Valdosta! – but figured that this year we might as well make a little…

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