Why I tried Nutrisense (and What I Learned)

For the past week and a half, I tried out Nutrisense and wore a CGM to monitor my glucoses levels. Sharing a recap of my experience here! I was gifted the Nutrisense membership for 1 month to try, and this post is not sponsored. My code to try it out is GINA50 for $50 off…

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How Much Cardio Is Too Much? (A Clear Answer)

Running, biking and other aerobic exercise help improve your health and fitness. Find out just how much aerobic exercise is right for you and how much cardio is too much. Hi friends! How’s the morning going?? We had an awesome weekend at the pumpkin patch and lots of fun adventures. For today’s post, I updated…

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5 changes I’ve made in my routine

Hi friends! How’s the week going? I hope you’re having a good one so far. The kiddos are back in school but it’s been a week of half days, so it’s felt like a bit of a scramble I’m definitely looking forward to the weekend! If you’re low on any Beautycounter goodies, just wanted to…

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How to progress to a pull-up

Sharing tips on how to do a full pull-up and a step-by-step process to strengthen the muscles you need to do it safely. Hi friends! How are you? I hope you’re enjoying the week so far! The girls are back in school and I’m just a ball of emotions this week. I can’t believe they’re…

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How I became a (kinda) morning person

Yes, it’s me. You’re still reading my blog and seeing words you’d probably never thought you’d see. Also, you may be new here and like, “Who cares?” but I tell ya, this is a big deal. My OG friends here (thank you!!) know that I’m a night owl and have been for most of my…

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2020 in review + my goals for 2021

When I look back on 2020, it’s a weird juxtaposition of crushing pain mixed with joy. Moments of happiness were over-shadowed with the hardships, so we focused on taking care of our family. Even though there was great sadness, there was also growth. When I think about this past year, I feel hopeful and even…

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25 kid-friendly breakfasts, lunches, and dinners

Sharing 25 meals that my kids will eat, no matter what. It’s always hard to find kid-friendly recipes and home runs, so I’m sharing the goods in this post!  Raise your hand if you’re SO sick of cooking right now. I’ve been in a cooking funk for pretty much all of ‘Rona (and yes, I’ve…

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Review of Superlife + what I learned

Sharing my thoughts and review on Darin Olien’s book Superlife and what I learned.  Hi friends! How’s the morning going? I hope you’re having a great day so far. I apologize for disappearing for a few days – I can’t remember the last time I missed a Friday Faves post. Social media and the world have…

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CBD update post (now that I’ve taken it for over a year)

Sharing an update on my experience with CBD. This post isn’t sponsored, but you can use my referral link FITNESSISTA to get 15% off your first order with my favorite brand, Equilibria. Click here to check it out! If you order before Wednesday, you’ll receive a free eye mask! (All existing subscriptions will receive these,…

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Hair routine + fave products for healthy hair

Per a couple of requests, I updated this older post with my current hair routine and tips. Hi friends! Happy Monday! I hope you’re enjoying the week so far. I’m looking forward to catching outdoor yoga class tonight – my first group fitness class since March!!- and taking it easy with the fam. For today,…

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Oura ring review + is it worth it?

Sharing my thoughts and full review of the Oura Ring. Pros, cons, sleep tracking, fit, and is it worth it? If you see me out and about right now (jk, we don’t go anywhere) you’ll see me sporting some intense bling: my new Oura ring. (Ok not really *bling* but it’s a giant ring!) After…

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