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Weekend Recap – Color Me Rad & High School Reunion

I can’t believe the weekend is over already. The weather was absolutely gorgeous and I definitely wished I was camping. However, I still had a fantastic weekend ....more

Summer Shape Up 2015: Week 3 Workouts and Meal Ideas

Hi friends! Happy Week 3 of Summer Shape Up! Thank you so much for all of your awesome check-ins this past week ....more

Change Your Mind, Change Your Life

Happy Monday! This coming weekend is a holiday weekend in the US, which means a lot of you lucky folks who have a long weekend will probably struggle to stay motivated with the shortened work week and all of the 4th of July parties and barbecues on the horizon. I have a very busy, long week, so I need some motivation, too ....more

The benefits of strength training

One of my goals in 2014 was to add more strength training to my workout regimen. Now that I have been consistently lifting for over a year, I can finally see some major gains. Besides the physical changes that have happened, I am now noticing a need to increase my weights at a faster rate, recovery is less tedious, and I feel great.If you aren't currently strength training on a regular basis, here are a few helpful tips to get you started.  ...more

Red, White & Blue Pancakes [Vegan & Gluten Free]

Does anyone else feel like the month of June just flew by?! I can’t believe that the 4th of July is already coming up at the end of this week! To celebrate Independence Day and get into a festive spirit, I came up with a red, white & blue recipe of one of my favorite […] The post Red, White & Blue Pancakes [Vegan & Gluten Free] appeared first on Foodie Loves Fitness ....more

A Day in My Life: June 28, 2015

4:12 am: I feel Juniper squirming next to me (we bedshare). I pull her close and realize she's soaked through her wool diaper cover. Craig wakes up and starts to change her diaper, while I nurse her to keep her calm and quiet ....more

Sriracha almonds? Say no more!

Are you a sriracha fan? Then you'll love this new addition from Blue Diamond. #ad ...more

10 Ways to Stay Cool This Summer + #Giveaway

We have had a surprisingly cool summer so far in Chicago. A few humid runs and sticky days reminded me that I needed to brush up on how to keep cool in the summer. I copied Lauren’s great tips from her newsletter last summer to share and forgot to do so ....more

Weekend Snapshots

Good morning! First and foremost, I want to say a little thank you for the weekly support and interest in sharing your Friday Favorites...more

Celebrating Mimi in Gettysburg

Ryan and I arrived in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in the early afternoon on Friday. Our drive up from North Carolina was seamless and absolutely gorgeous. We drove through Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland and commented on the lush greenery and breathtaking mountain views at least a dozen times ....more