It’s getting Spooky up in here!

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  Looking for the Get Fit Giveaway?  Just give a click HERE to find out more ways to enter and win!    Well it's happened.  I opened one small box of Halloween decorations, put out a pumpkin here and there...and you know what comes next right?  200 trips (ok 3) to Michael's, crafting while the kids nap, blowing up my Pinterest Halloween folder full of ideas, and hanging up way ... [ Read More ]

Lauren & Jenny’s {huge} Get-fit-Giveaway!

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Let's start this Monday off with some pure awesomeness, what do you think?  First of all....IT'S FALL, officially!  The temps have dropped,  it's been nice and cloudy, the spicy and warm scented candles have been lit, and I've caught the decorating bug.  I couldn't be happier about all of this...all I need now are some leggings, boots, a sweater, a scarf and a pumpkin spiced latte in my hand.  I ... [ Read More ]

Homemade Play Dough recipe


Nathan has been a broken record the last week asking me to make our own play dough.  I think this was an activity they did at school last week and obviously he thought it was so cool that he became OBSESSED over it.  He knows I look up how to do things on YouTube so he's been constantly shoving the iPad in my face asking me to look up instructions on how to make it.  Yesterday was his lucky ... [ Read More ]

Workout & What’s-for-Dinner Wednesday


Today I am linking up with Jenny over at and Samantha at to share our clean eating dinner menus for the week and our workout goals.  We are a few days into the 24 Day Group Challenge we are heading up, and are having an awesome time helping others learn about something that has worked great for all three of us in the past. I've been feeling a little guilty ... [ Read More ]

Tuesday Tidbits

Nathan preschool

Guess who started school yesterday? THIS GUY!!! And guess what Mommy did with her free time? (well "free time" meaning just one kid which these days is a serious break).  I stared at the clock counting down the minutes until I could go pick Nathan back up from school. haha.  What is wrong with me?  I don't know...maybe other stay at home moms can relate but he's seriously my little buddy.  The ... [ Read More ]

Smiling into September

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Do you ever have one of those days, weeks, months where if you didn't have photos of it you almost wouldn't believe you actually got to experience it first hand?  That's how I felt about these past five days...they were that good!  Greg took Friday-Tuesday off to get in some family time and to celebrate our 8 year wedding Anniversary.  This time together was the best gift he could have ever given ... [ Read More ]