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back in the fitness game {+ a running/strength workout)

This post is sponsored by Zappos. Hi friends! How was you? Hope you’re enjoying the week, and that my friends who were affected by Hurricane and tropical storm Irma are safe and recovering from the impact. This week I’ve spent a lot of extra time focusing on the good things, especially since there’s so much going…

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hittin’ the road

Hi friends! How are you? I hope that you’re having a wonderful week, and I hope all of my friends in all of the affected Hurricane Irma areas are staying safe. Last week, I booked a hotel *just in case* we would need to evacuate, and we ended up making the call on Friday night.…

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Friday Faves

Hi friends! The weekend is here! What’s going on this weekend? I’m sending lots of safe wishes to my friends who are in Hurricane Irma’s potential path, and prayers to those who have already been affected. We’ve been spending some time getting supplies ready around here, and are really hoping we don’t need to use…

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Grilled Chicken Salad with Maple-Roasted Pecans and Strawberries

This grilled chicken salad with pecans and strawberries is the perfect bridge between summer and fall flavors. Bright end-of-summer strawberries mix with warm maple-roasted pecans in this appealing, sweet and savory combination. Hey hey friends! How’s the week going? We’re just taking it easy over here. It’s my first week back teaching barre! Back At…

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Getting More Out of Meal Planning

This post is sponsored by my friends at Blue Apron. If you’ve been wanting to try it out, now’s your chance! The first 25 readers to place their first order here will get 3 free meals. It’s not really a secret that I love to meal plan and prep. Now that I’m feeling better post-surgery…

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the Mickey-est surprise ever

Hi friends! How are you? I hope you enjoyed the long holiday weekend. We took advantage of the Pilot being off work, and everyone feeling better – everyone in our house except yours truly was hit with the 24-hr stomach bug early last week- and took a trip to Orlando. I LOVE that it’s so…

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Friday Faves

Hi friends! Happy Friday!! Three cheers for a long weekend, and for packing up the kiddos for a surprise Disney trip. Liv will probably figure it out as soon as we get on the freeway, and I can’t wait to see the look on their little faces. I’d love to hear what you have going…

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300 Rep Workout

Hey hey! How are you? Hope your morning is going well! We’re just hanging out, looking forward to spending time outside -it cooled down quite a bit this week!- and of course, celebrating taco Tuesday. Liv always reminds me when the day is here.. apparently we’re really into tacos lately.  For today, I have an…

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Chicken tacos with homemade tortillas

aka everything you need in the world. Hi friends! How are you?? Did you have a good weekend? We definitely did. It rained a lot, so we spent some time relaxing at the house, and Livi cheered during halftime at the football game. I have so many fond memories of Friday night football games, and…

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Friday Faves

Hey hey! The weekend is here! What’s going on? Any fun plans? We don’t have anything official going on this weekend, but I’ve been scheming a secret getaway to Disney soon! We’re not going to tell the girls that we’re going, and just wake them up and put them in the car, with everything already…

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BFD girls’ night

Hellooooo! Happy almost-Friday! Hope you’re had an amazing week so far. It has been a bit of a crazy one over here, but I’m definitely looking forward to the weekend and slowing down a bit.  After some days of heat and mugginess, we were pelted down with rain yesterday. The girls still are still fascinated…

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