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April 2016

Vacuums, bikinis and good form

Have you ever vacuumed in a bikini? Me neither. (Although I must admit I have vacuumed in the nude. Anyone with kids understands how one could find themselves in such a situation.) Anyways, one of my favorite trainers suggests that…

A new healthy(ish) treat in town

There’s a new treat in town! And it’s good. Very good. Think healthy(ish) blonde brownies. They’re chewy, gooey and chocolatey. My definition of amazing. I made them for a bunch of gals a few weeks back and they seriously dug…

Exploring the PNW: Silver Falls State Park

A few weekends back we headed to Silver Falls State Park for our first camping trip of the season. The park is a short 90 minute drive from Portland and is home to the Trail of Ten Falls – a seven mile…

Heavy loads and bright souls

Yesterday was pretty routine, like most Wednesdays are. The girls and I bounced between the dentist, gymnastics, a couple of grocery stores and the gym. And we made a pit stop at Chipotle for lunch. It was there that…

Balls to the wall behavior

As I walked out of my circuit class this morning, a dude from class said to me, “Remind me to never f*&% with you.” MISSION ACCOMPLISHED. And it’s only 7am. On a Monday. Hell yeah. Maybe it was the elbows…

What separates us from the birds

 A few months back, we found a dead bird on our driveway. Poor fella. We managed to keep the sensitive, little animal lovers in our house from noticing. But a few days later we found another one. It was in…