My Whole30 – Week 1 Recap

October 24, 2016

Ah – The Whole30. Some people think it’s crazy – my husband and most of my family included. That’s okay, though. We’re all a bit mad, aren’t we? We’ve all got “our thing,” right?   In my family, I’m the crazy food person. I accept it like a badge of honor.  But when this crazy food person started to experience some intermittent digestive upset a few months ago whilst training for my first marathon I decided that – post-marathon –…

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The Delicate Tightrope Walk That Is Being a Toddler Parent

If you do a quick Google search or walk into any bookstore, you will see a ridiculous amount of  parenting advice. This advice is often contradictory because everyone knows there are a million different methods for getting your kid to sleep through the night.…

October 17, 2016

The Top 10 Farmers Market Finds for the Fall Season

The weather is cooler, leaves are turning and falling – making the trees gorgeous and morning runs extra fun because there’s nothing like crunchy leaves on the sidewalk –  and everyone and their brother has pulled out the flannel and sipped their first (several)…

October 5, 2016

Why Using Absolutes in a Fight Is Never a Good Idea

Relationships are hard. Anyone who tells you they aren’t isn’t being honest with themselves. I am far from being an expert, but after almost ten years with my husband, I can tell you that I’ve learned a lot about fighting — fighting fair that…

September 29, 2016

How to Tell if You’re Ready for Baby No. 2

So, I’m going to be real with you, I have baby on the brain. During the long, late nights with a crying newborn, there aren’t many moms and dads who think, “I can’t wait for another baby!”  I know I didn’t! In fact, adding…

September 22, 2016

Do You Dare to Go Bare?

I own six pairs of tweezers. That’s not to count the ones that have jumped out of my normal stash sites. They’re in the car, in my purse, in my makeup bag, in my bathroom and bedroom — and sometimes, they’re tucked away in…

September 15, 2016
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10 Tips to Help Prevent Food Waste

There’s a level of disgust that comes with cleaning out the fridge. It’s a reminder of my good intentions to eat well and create meals like Martha Stewart. Surely, I’m not the only one who’s reached into the crisper to find vegetables resembling fuzzy…

September 8, 2016
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Why Makeup Does Not a Woman Make

Every once-in-a-while, the desire for a new lipstick becomes overwhelming. When this happens, the doors to heaven open up and I find myself on auto-drive to the makeup counter. The choices for colors are nearly paralyzing, and soon half an hour passes and the…

September 2, 2016

10 Things I Didn’t Know About Pregnancy Until I Was Pregnant

If you’re newly pregnant, congratulations! Also, condolences. You’re in for a wacky 40-week long roller coaster ride that may have you yelling that you want to get off. (Sorry, no refunds.) The thing about being pregnant is that your body takes on a mind…

August 24, 2016
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Hey Mamas! HITT Is Your One-Stop Weight Loss Shop

Finding the time to exercise becomes exponentially harder once you have kids. It doesn’t matter if you’re at work or at home with them, all moms know that finding time to take care of yourself isn’t the easiest thing to do. When you do…

August 23, 2016