The Fit Empress’ Definition of Fitness

 The Fit Empress began as a place for me to document my weight loss and fitness journey.  A way to keep myself on track, or at the very least, accountable for when I fell off the wagon.&n...more

Meal Planning 101

Amber @ Fit, Foodie Runs: Family, Fun, Fitness and FOOD! Visit FFR at http://www.fitfoodieruns.com Recently on Facebook I shared my latest sales receipts from the grocery store. My family is on a weekly budget, which means we can’t spend every dollar on high-end organic food like we would love to do. From sharing my shopping experiences, I received quite a few emails on meal ideas so I thought I would share some meal planning tips....more

Meal Planning to the Rescue!

Meal Planning to the Rescue!Story and photos by Angie Sutton, www.mothersapronstrings.com I love this time of year because it seems like we have an excuse for eating in a different way. Often we find ourselves dining at the picnic table outside or grabbing a bite on our tailgate at the ballpark. The central theme to these meals seems to be ease of preparation, portability and quick to eat! ...more

The Big Book of Everything - and how to use it

I've been known to be a paper lover ever since I was born. That I've turned into a real notebook addict didn't came as a surprise for anyone. My love for all things that fall into the category office supplies is a genetic thingie, put there by my father who still has a thing for fountain pens and good paper to write on....more
Denise Thank you Denise. The main problem indeed is sticking with something, and I think this ...more

How to choose a guardian for your children

When we become parents we are given the beautiful job of loving and raising our children, and being there for them through all of life's ups and downs. To guide them into adulthood and to stand by them as they go on to build their own lives. It's an incredibly sad and unpleasant thought that something could happen to Mark and I, leaving Amelia without both parents. As difficult as it is, establishing guardianship in the event of a tragedy is incredibly important....more

A Planner Just For ME

A blog planner is great for keeping track of blog events, holidays, life events, and other blog related tasks....more
Life Breath Present Hmmm it looks a little bit like a Filofax Classic. And good for you for ...more

New Year's Resolution (ish) Thoughts: Less and More in 2014

Inspired by NaBloPoMo writing prompts for Monday and Tuesday, December 30 and 31, 2013: What do you want to do less of in 2014? What do you want to do more of in 2014? ...more

You Are The Change You Were Waiting For

It is fantastic to come up with ideas to make your children's school district a better place by participating in planning meetings and coming up with solutions. In August each year for the past several years, Lower Merion Township School District has a meeting to  discuss cultural proficiency and look for ways to build a more culturally proficient school district. Each school in the district is represented at the table....more