Healthy Kitchen Appliances for Easier School Mornings #MakeYourMove

I’ve partnered with Kohl’s for the #MakeYourMove campaign.  Now that school’s back in session, time is not on our side, fellow parent friends. School starting means sports, after-school activities, and extra-curriculars have begun again, too. Plus, let’s get real for a second – after almost three solid months of easy-breezy mornings, getting up whenever you want, […]

Kids in the Kitchen, Vegetarian-Style #MakeYourMove

I’ve partnered with Kohl’s for the #MakeYourMove campaign.  I mentioned in my last post how I’ve gotten my fitness groove back, and how exciting it is to see the changes to my body as well as to the fit in my clothing. My husband has joined me in this journey, too – we’re eating healthier, […]

I Made a Whole Dinner in a Blender (Including Appetizer and Dessert!)

This post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Blendtec. You guys. YOU GUYYYYYSSSS!! I can nearly contain my excitement over this delicious new appliance that is gracing our kitchen right now. I. seriously. can’t. even. with how ridiculously easy it is to plop ingredients into this thing and then POOF! make a several-course […]

Happiness is ______ {2014-W40} #happinessis

We spent 52 weeks in 2013 celebrating what made us happy, and it WAS a fantastic year. Let’s make 2014 the year where we really truly focus on surrounding ourselves with only joy and happiness all year round, every month, every week, every day. Tell me, what makes you happy? What is it that you […]

The Prep Pad Smart Scale for Easy Food Preparation #TheOrangeChefCo #PrepPad

The following post is sponsored by Fitfluential LLC on behalf of The Orange Chef Co. All thoughts and opinions are my own. One of the hardest parts about eating healthy and dieting is controlling portion sizes, especially when you prepare your own food. There’s no nutritional label on homemade goods, and unless the recipe you’re […]

Houlihan’s New Low-Cal Menu Items & $50 Gift Card Giveaway #SoEatingThis

Disclaimer: Compensation was provided by Houlihan’s via MomTrends. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Houlihan’s or Momtrends. For an afternoon “date” (or as date-ish as you can get with two kids along for the ride), hubs and I ventured to our neighborhood Houlihan’s restaurant […]

Happiness is ______ {2014-W1} #happinessis

We spent 52 weeks in 2013 celebrating what made us happy, and it WAS a fantastic year. Let’s make 2014 the year where we really truly focus on surrounding ourselves with only joy and happiness all year round, every month, every week, every day. Tell me, what makes you happy? What is it that you […]

Why I Use Young Living Essential Oils

Not everyone will understand my story or my experiences. Not everyone experienced a pregnancy with her husband deployed, a daughter with attention issues. Not everyone will be able to relate to the debilitating things burdening my body. Not everyone will understand my “whys” for seeking out a more natural way to live, for both my family […]

How Active Are You Daily? Activity Tracking with the Polar Loop #rethinkyourday

The following post is sponsored by Fitfluential LLC on behalf of Polar. Have you ever thought about how much you’re doing daily activity-wise? Have you ever considered how much you sit, or if you’re standing and moving enough? I’ve been pretty obsessed with fitness trackers and staying on top of my activity level ever since […]

Weight Loss Progress?

I started a new workout regimen to get back into the swing of things since the holidays, and it’s KICKING MY ARSE. I tried to put the giant bottle of peanut butter on the table earlier, after serving a spoonful to my son, and I almost couldn’t do it. I couldn’t lift and extend my arm […]