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Alaska Cruise Packing List + Disney Alaska Excursions

Sharing our packing list + the must-haves for our Disney cruise to Alaska, along with the excursions we chose. Hi friends! Don’t worry, this is my last cruise recap post haha. I feel like I’ll be living vicariously through these posts for a while. So many times since we’ve been back the girls have said…

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Best Fitness Apps

For this post, I’m rounding up 10 of the very best fitness apps, depending on your goals. Please share an app you’re loving in the comments section! Hi friends! Hope you’re having a lovely week. In between the fun adventures we’ve been enjoying, I’ve also been able to catch some workouts in the gym. Usually…

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5 personal trainer red flags

When I first started working with a personal trainer (in college) I had no idea what to expect. I got suckered into a contract through a big box gym – it was a pickle to get out of it, let me tell ya – and had a guy with very little experience training me. He…

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Exercise substitutes when you have Diastasis Recti (DR)

Hi friends! How’s the week going? I hope you’re having a great one. Today, I’m getting some Beautycounter stuff done and going to grab a quick strength workout before it’s time to pick up the crew. This morning, I thought we could talk about substitutions for common core exercises when you have Diastasis Recti (DR).…

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The best leggings and shorts for spring

Hi friends! How’s the week treating ya so far? I woke up yesterday morning ready to crush the day, and poor Liv woke up with pink eye. (Part of me was like “We only have 8 days of school left and I need ALL THOSE DAYS” lol but in the end, I enjoyed some extra…

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random list of life hacks

Hi friends! Hope you’re having an amazing morning so far. I feel like we need to talk about Game of Thrones but to be totally honest, I’ve only seen like 5 episodes. (Don’t throw anything at me. I just never really got into it.) Each time I’ve watched it with the Pilot, he’s given me thorough…

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The muscle group you’re not working enough

Any guesses what it is?! Your GLUTES, baby. I feel like it’s easy for us to think that we train our glutes a lot, especially if we’re into the fitness game and like to squat and deadlift. But here’s the thing: squatting is not enough. Strong glutes are insanely important for function:  they help to…

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Spring clean your skincare routine

Hello from Portland! How’s the morning going? I’m in town for a quick brand meeting and then headed back to Tucson later today. Even though it’s been a quick trip, I’ve still managed to have some fun and I’ll share a recap soon. The weather has been nice and rainy here, but spring is in…

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The great sleep update

Hey, everybody. Hope you’re having a lovely morning! I’ve had requests to provide some details on the sleep “challenges” that we’ve worked through. Of course, it’s important to emphasize the fact that what works for one family or kid won’t work for another. Some things that we did with Liv are totally ineffective with P,…

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Deployment with two kids

This is my second to last deployment-related post! All we have left to share is a fun video. 😉 I had quite a few requests on how to juggle life with small kiddos while your partner is away on a deployment. Doing the solo parenting thing is no joke, but really once you find your…

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Getting back into a fitness routine

Lots of tips in this post for when you want to get back into a fitness routine after life events shake up your consistency. Hey, guys! How’s your morning going? P is home sick from school – she got a cold after a solid week of horrible sleep from failed sleep structure plans – so…

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Fitness trends and predictions for 2019

Hi friends! How are ya today? Hope you’re having a lovely morning! I’m catching a short Peloton class and we’re heading out on our trip. I’ll be sure to share lots of adventures on IG if you’d like to follow along the fun. In January, I always think about fitness trends and my personal predictions…

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