‘Tis the seasons

 Hi friends! How’s your Monday treating you? I’m so glad you’re excited about the Bitsy’s giveaway! If you’re sans kiddos, enter for yourself! They’re delicious. 🙂

How was the weekend? Any fun events or fitness classes? I was able to catch a Cardio Barre class and an Orangetheory class. I’ve been teaching Cardio Barre for a couple of months now, and have had yet to take a class! It’s been tricky to shuffle into my schedule, but I was determined. WHOA. When you take something that’s already insanely challenging and add cardio drills to the mix, it’s quite the sweat festival. It was fun to switch up the usual barre workout. Speaking of barre workouts, I have a new barre video headed your way this week!

Some weekend pics:

We enjoyed some family walks together. <3 

Family walk

Saturday night, the Pilot and I were both craving Seasons 52, so we packed up the noodles and headed out for dinner. We’ve found that if we time it early (around the magic hour of 5pm), it makes dinner so much more enjoyable. Liv was awesome as usual, and turns out that P likes Seasons just as much as we do. I asked for a side of veggies for her to go with her pouch, and they brought out a platter of roasted carrots, mashed potatoes and mashed sweet potatoes. She went crazy for them!

P at seasons

Tom and livi

My favorite salmon salad:

Salmon salad

me and the girls at seasons

and the necessary mini dessert.

mini dessert at seasons

We always laugh about when we’d go to Seasons in Orlando and ask the server to leave the entire tray of mini desserts. They always thought we were going, but no. We’d be building a tower with those shot glasses haha. 

I’ve been really into these brown rice cakes lately with peanut butter and fresh fruit:

brown rice cakes with peanut butter and fresh fruit

and here’s a pic of this morning’s coffee art at Moniker General.

Coffee at Moniker General

Just wanted to stop in and say hi! I’m off to get ready for spin, and then we’re grilling for dinner.

Hope you’re having a happy Monday.



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  1. Melissa c on August 15, 2016 at 5:17 pm

    Looks like a fabulous weekend! Family time 🙂 Good Food! Gorgeous- all of you guys!

    • Fitnessista on August 15, 2016 at 9:03 pm

      thank you, friend. hope you had a great weekend, too <3

  2. Jessie on August 15, 2016 at 5:51 pm

    Looked like a nice weekend! Thanks for the upcoming barre video- I love your videos:) have a nice week!

    • Fitnessista on August 15, 2016 at 9:03 pm

      thank you so much! hope you have a great week, too 🙂

  3. Kelly @ The Life of Kell on August 15, 2016 at 7:01 pm

    Oh my gosh…We have a new Jazzercise routine to Handclap and it is my favorite from our set! It’s such an awesome pumper song! 🙂

    • Fitnessista on August 15, 2016 at 9:02 pm

      stop with that! every week for the past like 12 weeks i’ve been saying i’m finally going to jazzercise. i need to just do it

  4. Shannon on August 15, 2016 at 7:54 pm

    The mini dessert looks super yummy!

    • Fitnessista on August 15, 2016 at 9:02 pm

      they’re SO GOOD 🙂

  5. Megan @ Skinny Fitalicious on August 15, 2016 at 8:27 pm

    Ah Seasons 52 & True Foods are a 30 minute drive for me. When I am that way, I can never decide which one to have. Somehow True Foods always wins.

    • Fitnessista on August 15, 2016 at 9:02 pm

      ahhhhh such a tough choice. we have true foods way more often because it feels more casual with the kiddos. they’re both amazing though

  6. Ashley @ A Lady Goes West on August 15, 2016 at 8:47 pm

    I think I told you this, but if you can go really late for dinner at Season 52, they totally give you free desserts at the end of the night. 🙂 hahah! Save that for a sans kiddos late night.

    • Fitnessista on August 15, 2016 at 9:01 pm

      you did not tell me this, but it’s going to happen hahaha #gimmeallthedessert

  7. Erin @ Her Heartland Soul on August 15, 2016 at 9:30 pm

    I love that song! And Seasons. I first tried it because of your recommendation!

  8. Katie M on August 16, 2016 at 9:05 am

    They are opening a True Foods this fall about 5 mins from me! I’ve been wanting to try it for years since I have read about you raving about the goodness! What brand of brown rice cakes are those?

  9. Erin on August 16, 2016 at 5:53 pm

    Just added that song to my total body blast class’s playlist and it revs us all up!

  10. Jessica on August 17, 2016 at 2:14 am

    Great song, I love it!! Adding this to my running playlist.

    • Fitnessista on August 18, 2016 at 11:57 am

      one of my faves right now!

  11. Nour @ Kale and Coconuts on August 18, 2016 at 5:37 am

    Beautiful family!

  12. Krystin on August 19, 2016 at 1:07 pm

    Hi Gina! Okay this is going to be super random. I’ve been following you since the V-dizzy days and am now actually a pilot wife myself (my husband flies the Growlers for the Navy). He is heading to the boat to get his carrier qualification in San Diego soon and I will be joining him (in SD, not the boat haha).. any recommendations for things we must see/do/EAT with a short trip?? We have our 9.5 month old sidekick tagging along too 🙂 thanks girl!!

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