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December 2013

Nike Training Club, My Precious

UPDATE: Nike recently launched a brand new NTC app. Read what I have to say about it here. You all know how I feel about Nike Training Club, and if you don’t check this out. NTC is a staple…

Kickstart 2014 with a Tone It Up Fitness Challenge

Do you know about Karena and Katrina of Tone It Up? One of my best buds introduced me to Tone It Up during a 6-week fitness challenge earlier this year. I have followed them ever since. The free workouts, healthy…

Tunes for your first workout of 2014

As I look at ahead at the workouts for this week, I feel like I ought to plan something special for the first one of the year. It should set a tone for all the workouts to come. It…

360 down, 5 to go

The whole “we never close” thing (i.e. Norm’s Restaurant, Vegas, and 7-Eleven) is not my style. There’s no start line and the only definite finish coincides with the world ending. No, thank you. As a person who likes to organize…

Dear Fellow Procrastinator…

Anyone else still in preparation mode for the coming festivities? If the answer is “yes”, then you’re likely looking for a quick solution to your last minute gift conundrum. This one is for you, dear fellow procrastinator. Procrastinator’s Bark…

We’re Meant to Celebrate

As I bake, craft (reluctantly), wrap presents, and listen to The Polar Express soundtrack on repeat (because my kids just cannot get enough), I think of how wonderful life is for me this Christmas. Of all the important things…

The Accessories Make The Salad

Salads are a lot like outfits. Staples are important, but accessories are what make (or break) the ensemble. Take Exhibit A: my 2 year old Reece who dresses and accessorizes herself. I mean really, without the tutu, hair extensions,…

You Can’t Manage What You Don’t Measure

At the start of my career, I worked on a team of 4 women, of which I was the youngest and least experienced. My time with them was gift and I took away more than I contributed, both personally and…

Make Room For The Chocolate Mousse

Forgive me, but I have to take you back to Thanksgiving for a moment. There were 16 of us at my mom’s house on Thanksgiving day. My aunt and cousins came down from Vacaville with a 34.5 pound turkey…

10 Tips For A Better Baby Jogging Experience

Adventuring with the jog stroller is one of our favorite things to do as a family. It’s never too early to introduce the wonderful experience of exploring the world on foot to your young ones. Plus, strapping your kids…