Better Healthy Living Challenge 2015

31 Day FIT challenge: August 2015

Better Healthy Living Challenge 2015 This month is my 5th Better Healthy Living Challenge (usually held in June). To be honest, there has been so much going on this past year that I have not had enough time to prepare to make it as big as the last couple years. But I still wanted to do something … [Read More...]

Exercise & Fitness

Spirit Fitness Recumbent Bike

Love My Recumbent Bike Workouts

Recumbent Bike Workouts: Great for Low Impact Fitness We have had a recumbent bike for some time now. I haven’t used it a ton but when I do, I love my low impact recumbent bike workouts. Right now, the recumbent bike is in our living room (there is no space left in the home gym) […]

July goals

July 2015 Fit Goals: Push Through

I’m starting to sound like a broken record. A big fat F for my June goals. Which didn’t help with my 4 months to fit goals either. Geesh! Let’s see if I can get an A+ for July. We are taking a mini trip to my parent’s this week for the holiday and when I […]

Health & Weightloss

Are You Stuck?

Don’t Make It Harder Than It Has to Be

Are you stuck? Don’t make things harder than they have to be (I’m one to speak ha). When I think of making things harder than they have to be, the book What You Can When You Can written by my two friends Carla and Roni comes to mind. And if you read my post from yesterday about […]

Do You Struggle Too

Does Your Life Revolve Around Weight Loss & Fitness

Struggles with Weight Loss/Fitness I’ve been blocked. When it comes to working out, eating right and sharing it all, it’s become a struggle. I’m not exactly sure what it was but every time I thought about a workout or writing down what I was eating and then sharing my workouts for the week, it totally […]

Family Life

Spinning Workout

Weekend Workouts & Fun

Weekend Workouts: Just keep moving My weekend workouts were pretty good. I printed out an exercise and fitness calendar to keep track for the remainder of the month. July didn’t start out well for workouts, we traveled and I didn’t do anything except walk. It was still a positive thing that I kept moving (walked […]

Camp Angel

Summer Camp for Kids Affected by Cancer

This is a sponsored blog post; while the views expressed here were genuinely mine, consideration was paid to me by Angel On My Shoulder to review this product. Summer Camps Help Kids Affected By Cancer Summer is just around the corner and while both kids and parents anxiously await a much-needed vacation, there are a […]

Food & Recipes

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

How To Make Your Own Peanut Butter Cups

How To Make Your Own {Healthy} Peanut Butter Cups Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups Ingredients 1 bag Vegan Chocolate chips (Trader Joe’s) Natural Peanut Butter (Costco) Vanilla Amazon.com Widgets Directions Place cupcake liners in a muffin pan. Add 1/2 bag of the chocolate chips to a microwave safe bowl and melt them in microwave for […]

Summer Squash Recipe

Oven-Baked Summer Squash Recipe: Fries

A summer squash has a strong resemblance, in flavor and texture, to a zucchini. You can, in fact, substitute zucchini in this recipe, but it will probably bake a bit more quickly. Summer squash has a number of benefits like: Good source of fiber Low calories High in vitamin A Good source of potassium Ingredients: […]