2016 · 21 Day Fix · Beachbody · book · clean eating · fitness · Happy New Year · http://schemas.google.com/blogger/2008/kind#post · making changes · PiYo · resolutions · Shakeology

I Don’t Make Resolutions

Happy New Year! 2015 brought a lot of changes for me, unfortunately those changes took a lot of mental energy! The beginning of a new year is a great time to review the previous year, identify things you want to change, and take steps to improve for the next year. Most people make resolutions, but… Continue reading I Don’t Make Resolutions

21 Day Fix · Christmas · goals · holiday · http://schemas.google.com/blogger/2008/kind#post · Thanksgiving

7 Tips For Enjoying Holiday Food Without Quitting Your Goals

Hey everyone, I know it's the day before Thanksgiving, so if you're traveling you may have some trouble implementing these tips.  But they really work any time you are headed someplace and you aren't in control of the food!First things first, I want to say that I LOVE Thanksgiving.  It is my favorite holiday, by… Continue reading 7 Tips For Enjoying Holiday Food Without Quitting Your Goals

cross stitch · http://schemas.google.com/blogger/2008/kind#post · knitting · My Big Toe · socks

My Weeks In Stitches

Hello everyone!  I've had a few crazy weeks with training for my job, end of school stuff and prepping for a business trip.  I'm actually typing this blog post from the airport on my way home!  I have a few photo updates for you, though!This last weekend I started back on my socks.  I figured… Continue reading My Weeks In Stitches

21 Day Fix · Beachbody · fitness · random thoughts · weight loss

Health Focus – Sometimes It Is About The Numbers

We've all heard weight loss experts encourage us by saying "when you're working out to lose weight, don't worry if your weight goes down slowly, you're building muscle, it isn't about the number on the scale."  This is true, and it's an important idea I hope everyone grasps.  When you're training to lose fat, your… Continue reading Health Focus – Sometimes It Is About The Numbers

cross stitch · finish · http://schemas.google.com/blogger/2008/kind#post · My Big Toe · WIP

My Weeks In Stitches – A Finish!

Hooray, I finished the Easter sweater!  I'm really happy with it - it fits, it feels so soft, and it got lots of compliments at church LOL. People hugged me and stroked the fabric, then said, "Wow you made that?!?" followed pretty quickly by "You look amazing, by the way!"  It feels nice to have… Continue reading My Weeks In Stitches – A Finish!

21 Day Fix · Beachbody · challenge group · fitness · health · results · weight loss

FitMomCreates – A New Adventure For Me

Hey everyone! I'm super excited to announce that I've become an independent Team Beachbody coach! I told you about a month and a half ago that I've been working out and following a clean eating plan. Through participating in a challenge group, losing about 25 pounds in 4 months (to make 30 pounds in a… Continue reading FitMomCreates – A New Adventure For Me

http://schemas.google.com/blogger/2008/kind#post · sweater · WIP

My Weeks In Stitches – The Easter Sweater Continues

When you are creating over 9 inches worth of stockinette, it can be hard to gauge your actual progress. The conversation in my head goes like, "This is going to be the  rest of my life, don't measure, you'll just get discouraged, okay now you can measure, holy cow only 1/2 inch left!" Yes, at… Continue reading My Weeks In Stitches – The Easter Sweater Continues

21 Day Fix · budget cooking · bulk cooking · clean eating · ham · http://schemas.google.com/blogger/2008/kind#post · lactose free · recipe · soup

Recipe Reboot – Ham and Bean Soup

Recipe Disclaimer: I'm not a chef or a nutritionist/dietitian.  I'm just a mom who loves the 21 Day Fix program, and I figure out container counts for some of my favorite foods and share them with all of you!One of my favorite comfort foods is ham and bean soup.  I love ham in general, it's… Continue reading Recipe Reboot – Ham and Bean Soup

afghan · Aran stitch · crochet · guest post · national crochet month · vintage

National Crochet Month 2015: A Guest Post from Michelle

This week, I'm so thrilled to bring you a guest post!  Michelle and I have "known" each other online since our first kids were born - we met in a parenting message board group that has stayed together, and I'm privileged to count her among my real friends, even though we've never met in person!… Continue reading National Crochet Month 2015: A Guest Post from Michelle