Picking a Theme for your Holiday Decor

Holiday decorating is so important to me. It gives me such a warm fuzzy feeling to see my little Santa Clause figurines, string lights, wreath, snowflakes, etc… twinkling at my when I’m hanging at home. I would bet a decent amount that I’m not the only one who feels this way about the holidays. I’d also bet, possibly more, that others like myself have large families with kids who ‘need’ lots and lots of presents, host events over the holidays, and totally stress over how to afford it all!

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Feeling Overwhelmed; Make It End!!

Afternoon! Our first truly fall-day here in New England; cold, drizzly, generally bleak. It’s easy to forget that this is a large portion of the glorious season; cold and drizzle. It’s not all sunshine, sweaters, and apple cider, ya’ll. It’s easy to get stung by the seasonal depression bug during this time also, we wake […]

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Quick Core Workout and Feeling Untraditional

Good Morning Readers! FINALLY getting back into my groove. OK. That’s not true, as far as fitness goes I’ve been grooving for a couple of months, it’s just been a secret. I’m back and ready to share. Before we get into the flow, I just have a few notes…Because this blog also functions as my […]

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New Beginnings

Ever find it impossibly hard to return to something you have abandoned for some time? Yes. A world of yes. For me? A normal eating routine. A fitness regimen. A writing schedule. Personal relaxation and self-care. These things are often lost in the first few months of parenthood (or so I’ve heard), especially as I […]

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Adapting to pregnancy: Things I look forward to about not being pregnant

Here I sit, 35 weeks pregnant, and the days are flying by. I am patiently waiting for the period in which, according to many ‘helpful’ individuals, time stops and you feel as though you have been pregnant for 5 years. Thank you for the helpful advice *eye roll* but so far I feel as if […]

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Dealing with Stress

Good morning everyone! We all have stressors. Sometimes the stress is manageable, sometimes it builds up and you feel like you might explode. You completely give up and hide from the world in a sea of pillows and blankets (super effective technique, by the way). Sometimes we are more able to deal with the stress, […]

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“Showing”

Hi Everyone! As promised, I have a few ‘thoughts’ on the whole being pregnant thing I just can’t help but share. When your bumpin’ and you know it…but no one else does. I’ve been pregnant for a while now (ok, 5 months) and the idea has totally set in. I just exist as a larger, […]

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Expecting!

Hello Readers! In March, we returned from a wondrous adventure to Costa Rica. I was sad to leave, but excited to come home, but I was pumped to blog about our trip and continue my fitness journey with new vigor. Ready to resume my routine and start planning our next adventure. Apparently we already had […]

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