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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Community Of All Shapes And Sizes

Growing up, my community was my town where many people knew each other and my school.  Everything was ten minutes away and going to the market or mall, you were bound to run into at least 5 people you knew.  When my husband and I started dating he hated “running to do a quick errand” […]

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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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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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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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Pumpkin Syrup and TIU Fall Challenge

A was up really early this morning.  She woke up so happy and full of energy that I was surprisingly able to make some pumpkin muffins and try making some pumpkin syrup for my chais.  She kept herself entertained until right before the muffins went into the oven! My favorite local tea shop White Heron […]

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