Products lately: postpartum workout DVD, new bikini, and vitamins


Disclosure: These products are not affiliated with each other. All thoughts and opinions are honest and my own when talking about each product. I received these items free of cost but monetary compensation was not provided. Hi Friends! My talking about these products is LONG overdue and I feel really bad about it. I really {Read More…}

Recipe Redux: Quick Banana Pancakes


It’s time for another Recipe Redux recipe! July’s theme was: A Spirited ReDux: From plain Jane vanilla extract to fancy-pants elderflower liquer, we like to keep a little liquor in the kitchen. Show us how you like to cook, bake, or mix-it-up with spirits, extracts and other alcohols. A splash of vodka makes summer sauces {Read More…}

The 10 days through my phone: traveling to ohio and more


Whew! I feel like we were gone more than a week with all the traveling we did! Last week we made our way to Ohio. John had a few speaking engagements and meetings in Cleveland, so we stayed with his parents and then drove the two hours to Cleveland for his two days of work {Read More…}

Lincoln 7 Months Old!!


Our little Lincoln turned 7 months old yesterday!! Picture heavy post coming your way! Lincoln has really turned into Mr. Personality. If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve seen some of his funny faces. Being with him in person is even more fun! He’s mostly so so happy and lights up the room with his {Read More…}

1100 Meter Swim Workout and The boys best day at childcare!


Oh happy day!! Today was the boys’ best day at my gym childcare! Well, this is specifically more about Xander, but Lincoln had an amazing day too! Reasons why I think this day was the best: Tuesday’s always seem to be less busy. We went early + before the popular group fitness class I did {Read More…}

Taste of Nature Tasting


Thank you Taste of Nature for sponsoring this post. Taste of Nature snack bars are organic, vegan, gluten free and delicious. Real tastes good! To learn more, visit When I saw this opportunity make it’s way into my inbox (before we moved to Virginia), I applied right away. I immediately figured this would be {Read More…}

15 Fresh Summer Fruit Ideas

This is a sponsored post with As these Foodie collection posts are gaining in popularity, we’ve been given the opportunity to pick from different theme suggestions. This month we had the most theme suggestions so far: Fresh Recipes with Summer Fruits and Vegetables, Ice Cream Creations, Pool Party Foods, Summer Drinks, and Happy Picnic {Read More…}