Archives for August 2014

Whether or not any of you care or are reading about my juice cleanse remains to be seen so if you aren't into reading about it, you can just skip along from this post because I got wordy in this one! But in case anyone's curious, I thought I would share where I'm at with my juice cleanse and my journey to getting beyond the unhealthy eating habits … [Read more...]

Probably torturing myself by sharing this one today but the pictures are just so beautiful and drool-worthy that I couldn't help it.  Everyone who knows my story and knows from yesterday that I'm currently doing a juice cleanse & detox can get a good chuckle out of my chocolate cake share today! This one comes from a friend and looks … [Read more...]

Coupon codes galore for this weekend's Labor Day celebrations!  Some of these seem too-good-to-be-true so hop on them!  Lots of end of summer style sales to be had if you're good and can buy and hold onto stuff until next season and there's also plenty of new fall items that are debuting this weekend.  You can generally find good deals the first … [Read more...]

Today is day two of my "reset."  I'm very lightly doing a juice cleanse detox using Evolution Fresh juices I picked up at Whole Foods yesterday.  I am not following any specific plan other than to eat way healthier, lightly and to try and reboot myself from some of my bad eating habits that I've picked up over the last couple of months. Here's … [Read more...]

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own. A small part of me still gets a pit in my stomach when I think about my middle school years.  I was so awkward.  And the girls!  Girls can be so mean.  There are just so many hormones flying around and just about everything is awkward physically for kids.  For … [Read more...]

Yesterday I freaked out when I stepped on the scale.  That was my moment.  The moment I cracked and I realized I had to shape up and that something with my diet and routine has to change. I can pinpoint exactly when my bad eating habits started and say with confidence that it was Easter, which you guys may remember was late this year.  It was at … [Read more...]

Wednesday.  Less than a week now 'til my kids start back at school.  Not that I'm counting down the days or anything ;-)  Seriously, have your kids started back yet?  While my kids and I are more than ready, it's nice to have these last few days to enjoy the pool and some time with friends while we get ready for the next school year to begin. So … [Read more...]

Like me, I bet you have a bunch of clothes, shoes and other accessories in your closet that are sitting there unused. I know that I love to purge about once a year and end up taking bags of clothes up to my local clothing donation organization. But recently, I learned about Look Good Feel Better, an organization that helps women who are dealing … [Read more...]

Little did I know that this campaign to post about the new Outlander show on STARZ would introduce me to my latest fiction obsession! In early August, I wrote about the new STARZ TV Series Outlander, how it was set to debut and how I had gotten a sneak peek of the first two episodes. I've since read the first book again from start to finish, … [Read more...]

While I am a big proponent of my bluetooth in my car, I'm also finding that I love the option that chicBuds ($14.99) are giving me!  These headphones are also equipped with a mic so they're not only fashionable looking but functional because I can wear them and talk at the same time. chicBuds has a wide assortment of patterns available - you can … [Read more...]