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April 2015

Scrambling for lunch

Lunch can be a tricky meal in my house. Mainly because I’m in a hurry to feed myself and my hangry kids before the three of us turn on each other. A quick, healthy and versatile lunchtime option is…

Stairs stairs and more stairs

I love a good stair climb. Which you know by now if you follow me on Instagram. The stairmill, my cardio machine of choice, is a great way to step it up indoors. But, outdoor stair workouts are my…

I’ve jumped on the Spring workout challenge bandwagon

Every Spring there is this “bikini ready” push, mainly on social media. Have you noticed? While I think that the idea of bikini readiness is mostly bullshit, there is some merit to it. Because, I do feel more confident to…

Birthday Cake for Little Big Girl

My little Reece turned four years old today! It was a lovely day for a birthday up here in PNW which meant: balloons, streamers, pancakes, candles, zoo, juice, hot dogs, new bike, science experiments in the back yard, BBQ,…

Northwest Nice

First impressions are often very telling. And Portland has made a good one. When I flew up in December to go on a house hunting mission, the lady at the Hertz Rental Car counter offered me her email address.…

Spontaneous Roadtripping

A few weeks ago the family and I made the 16-hour drive from Portland to California. It was spontaneous – we decided on Thursday night at 11:30pm to leave Friday (the very next day) at 5pm. Spontaneity can go…

Better For It: Nike Training Club Challenge

Girl, where you been? I know, I know. But, I haven’t figured out how to write a semi intelligible post in the midst of unpacking boxes and living with little people who aren’t interested in sitting down/shutting up/chilling out for five…