Vanilla Orange Fall Tea

The cool crisp Fall mornings have begun!! This is my favorite time of year and as my daughter would say “so cozy”!! House is officially decorated, the baking has begun, and the Fall drinks are being drunk. I’ve been sticking to the same recipes and teas for a while.  Now that we are getting into […]

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Creating The Mornings YOU Want

For the most part I have always been a morning person.  I would wake up early to workout, shower before work, eat breakfast, do dishes or laundry and just start my day off relaxed.  Clearly those mornings were before kids! Now I shower at night after they go to bed. I only get maybe 5-6 […]

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Since Forever

Holy Moly Happy 2019 everyone!!  It has been such a long, long time since I have been on here and written a post.  I’ve been back to work since we had our little guy and it’s just been a whirl wind.  We now have a new norm and have been spending this time adjusting to our […]

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Gestational Diabetes

Towards the end of my second trimester I was diagnosed with gestational diabetes.  I was bummed, surprised and nervous.  My blood sugar levels were fine for my first pregnancy and I was eating more unhealthy.  This time around I was eating healthier and more protein, it just didn’t make sense to me and was such […]

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Benefits Of Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a popular scent and spice during the Fall and Christmas…however, I prefer it year round!  I add cinnamon to many teas, desserts, and snacks because of the taste and benefits.  One of the benefits of cinnamon that became important to me during my second pregnancy was that it lowers your blood sugar.  I […]

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Almond Milk Chai

With not being able to indulge in my favorite chai latte’s lately because the ones I love are typically filled with so much sugar, being a concentrate, I have been non stop craving them!  We always want what we can’t have haha I wanted to try and make my own to help satisfy my cravings. […]

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Meal Prep With My Assistant

One of my weekend musts is also my weekly life savers – meal prep!! I have always struggled with it but now my lifestyle is forcing me to make it a necessity. The first week/weekend was hard and stressful but each week it has been getting a little easier. It’s just those new routines man […]

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Positive Mindset and Lifestyle

I know I have brought up the group Tone It Up in the past and wanted to go into a little bit more detail about them and my current journey. I found this group after I got married. I had been working out quite a bit at a gym near my work and LOVED it! […]

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Best Way To Start A Day

I am so thankful that A loves going for walks! Being outside makes me happy but sometimes I get to caught up with what needs to be done inside that I don’t stop and smell the roses!! Having a child has completely changed that and I truely appreciate it. I love going for walks and […]

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Grapefruit Tea

Traditionally I have Lemon in my tea because of all the benefits and now I really enjoy the taste of lemon water. When I started following the Tone It Up girls and their program, I have learned a little bit more about grapefruit and their benefits.  After my vacation of eating whatever I wanted, being […]

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