Cooking Like Real Chefs with Blue Apron

Blue Apron meal prep_2

The following post is sponsored by Blue Apron. All opinions are my own. When I first became aware of Blue Apron, I thought it was primarily a meal planning service with gorgeous recipe cards. Well, that’s only partly true. The recipe cards are beautifully photographed, but did you know that every single, farm-fresh ingredient that […]

Moms Don’t Get Sick Days

Family Walk at Park

In honor of Memorial Day, please remember and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in our military. I’m finally feeling like myself after getting hit hard with a cold last week. Moms don’t get sick days, do they? Fresh fruit & honey toast were all that sounded good for a few days. […]

Protein Up Your Eats

FlatOut Protein Wraps_1

It’s no secret that I like simple, healthy meals. I’m not one to spend a lot of time prepping or cooking in the kitchen. So, I like quick fixes that pack a lot of nutrients and protein as well. I have found that when I’m feeling sluggish or hangry, it’s a sign I’m not getting […]

Workouts & Eats Lately

Bear Complex Crossfit

I’m sharing workouts from this past week along with healthy eats. I hope you enjoy! After last week’s workout post, I wanted to continue to share more of my training. For the most up to date workouts, you can follow along on Instagram. I’m sure many of you notice my furry, best friend Cooper in the […]

Recover Faster After Workouts

Recover Faster Post Workout ProHydrate

Here are a few tips that have helped me recover faster after my workouts. Hope they help you too! 1. Sleep This is essential to building and maintaining lean muscle (protein synthesis). Life can get busy…for everyone, but if your goal is to improve your fitness and physique, you have to make time for sleep. […]

Workout Wednesday

KB clean and press progression 2

I’m sharing some of my workouts from this past week, and hope a few make it into your training plan! This week is rolling by as so many do, right? I mean, don’t get me wrong, the days can feel long when you are in charge of a toddler. In reality, time flies. My little […]

My Mother’s Day Top 5

Cooper and Jada swings

This is my second year celebrating Mother’s Day. Hope you the chance to celebrate or be celebrated this past weekend, mother or not! Here is my Mother’s Day Top 5 1. Beautiful Weather The weekend called for lots of storms, but we had plenty of warm, sunny skies to keep us happy! We put lots […]

Eats Lately

Snack plate

I love warm weather! This time of year, we find every opportunity to be outside. Like planting flowers… Even if you have to use your toddler’s gardening tools. Or, playing with water. Think we need to find Jada a baby pool? She climbed into her water table and stated, “Mommy! Go Swimming!” Little stinker. We are pretty pumped […]

Thank You!

Apple Blossom tree Idea Garden

I was overwhelmed by the thoughtful comments you shared with me on this post! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and opinions. That motivates more than you know! The Weekend My mom is visiting! I miss my parents so much. Last year, I was at their house almost every other day, […]

Healthy Tips for Parents

Culturelle Probiotic

As a parent and personal trainer, I have many roles and responsibilities. We all do, right? Unfortunately, I don’t get “sick” days as a parent, so it’s imperative that I make my health a priority in order to keep up with an active toddler and training schedule. My Tips For Staying Healthy 1. Get Enough […]