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flying solo

Hi friends! How are you? Hope you’re enjoying the week so far. I feel like I’m coming up for air because the Pilot is back in town after 7 nights away. It was the longest time that it’s been just the girls and me since my surgery and it went pretty well. The only small…

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15-week update

This post is sponsored by Embrace. They kindly offered a promo code for reader friends: enter GINA10 at checkout to get 10% off sitewide.  Hi friends! How’s the day going? I hope you’re having a wonderful week so far. We’re relaxing here at home, and I’m trying to figure out what adventures P and I…

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why macro counting isn’t for everyone

Hi friends! How are you? Hope you’re enjoying the morning. We’re hanging out before P’s music class, and I’m excited to teach barre later today. This post deals with nutrition and dieting strategies; if you think it may be a triggering or uncomfortable subject, please skip this post. For today, I thought we could talk about…

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the quote that changed my parenting mantra

Motherhood is a delicate balance between enjoying/savoring the moment, and getting sh*t done. When we were living in Tucson, for a few months before heading to Valdosta, I found myself more lost than usual in the scramble of work and kid to-dos. My pendulum swung far into work mode, with intense focus on all of the…

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Chicago eats: Alinea review + menu details

Hi friends! How are you? Hope you’re having a happy Monday! I’d love to hear about your weekend and what you were up to!  We’re back in town after an AMAZING trip to Chicago to celebrate our 10th anniversary. We met up with our friends Betsy and Jeremy (who live in San Diego) for a…

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the easiest homemade cauliflower tots (gluten-free, low carb)

Hey hey! Happy Tuesday! How’s the day treating ya? Hope you’re having a great one. I’ve got an easy cauliflower tot recipe for you below! Yesterday ending up being a busy one over here! In addition to the Monday shuffle, I taught a morning barre class, caught a quick Peloton 30-minute cycling class (to country…

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Trader Joe’s faves

Hey hey! How are you? Hope you’re having a wonderful morning. <3 I’m going to an event with Liv at her school, chilling with miss P, and looking forward to catching up on some things around the house.  I have to admit that I’ve recently been hit with a bit of FOMO. It’s been too…

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Body Love + my fave Fab Four smoothie

Hi friends! How are you? I hope that everyone is enjoying the week and that my American friends enjoyed a safe and festive 4th! I have lots of pics to share with you with our festivities (and posted a lot of IG stories!), but for now, I’m excited to tell you about one of the…

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5 Fitness Changes You Can Make Right Now

Hey hey! How are ya? YAY that it’s almost the weekend. We’ve just been chilling over here, and I’m really looking forward to spending the day with the girls and subbing Zumba. “Despacito” continues to be my favorite Zumba song, even though my world was shattered a bit when Justin claimed he didn’t even know…

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when it comes to motivation and willpower

Hi friends! How are you? Hope you’re having a wonderful week so far! Sorry for disappearing on you yesterday. It’s been an exciting couple of days -I’ll share more in Friday Faves- and a usual busy summery week. The girls continue to be fascinated with the constant rain, and in between downpours, we’ve been making…

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how to keep your skin clear when you love to work out

This post is sponsored by NxN through my partnership with Mediakix. It includes a special offer to get these amazing products for $9.99 + free shipping (less than $4 a bottle!); check it out here and use the code FITNESS at checkout. Fit people problems: -The mountains and mountains of laundry. Since I’ve been back…

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