Throwback Thursday : #ChristmasJammies!

Throwback Thursday : #ChristmasJammies!

#ThrowbackThursday to Ruby’s first Christmas! How did another year go by SO fast? I love looking through old pictures, especially pics of my favorite people in my favorite #ChristmasJammies. So…

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.

- Maya Angelou -
I Cheat Every Day

I Cheat Every Day

Of all the questions I get asked, there is one that is asked FAR more often than the others: “Do you ever eat “cheat” foods, yourself?” Ladies and gents…I proudly…

“If you can dream it you can do it.”

- Walt Disney -

“Find a place inside where there is joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.”

- Joseph Campbell -
I Am Thankful

I Am Thankful

Today, and always, I am so incredibly thankful for these 5 sweet spirits. The happiness, laughter, pride, and joy that they bring to my life is unlike anything I’ve ever…

Don’t Gobble ‘Til You Wobble!

Don’t Gobble ‘Til You Wobble!

The average American will consume more than 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving Day alone (according to the Caloric Control Council). That’s 3 DAYS’ worth of calories in just one day. Thanksgiving…

“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.”

- Og Mandino -
Clean Eats: Sweet Potato Soufflé

Clean Eats: Sweet Potato Soufflé

The holiday season is officially in full swing, and Thanksgiving – with all of its tempting treats – is less than a week away! Luckily, my sweet friend (pun intended…

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”

- Thomas A. Edison -
Our “BEST” Surprise Yet!

Our “BEST” Surprise Yet!

Chris and I are so proud and honored to be co-founders of our Be Your BEST AZ nonprofit foundation, and we have an awesome team—comprised of Richard, Jenn, Derek, and…

Weight Loss Wednesday: Sara Haws!

Weight Loss Wednesday: Sara Haws!

There are few things I love more than hearing personal transformation stories from amazing individuals who started their journeys right at home, no boot camp or cameras,  just a goal…

It is not how much you do, but how much love you put in the doing.

- Mother Theresa -
#FlashbackFriday: Halloween 2013 Fun!

#FlashbackFriday: Halloween 2013 Fun!

Oh, how time flies! I can’t believe it’s been a full year since this fun Halloween celebration! I am so excited to celebrate the holiday tonight and experience the magic…

Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.

- C.S. Lewis -
Heidi gets a makeover…

Heidi gets a makeover…

Check out my new makeover from the hands of the up-and-coming makeup artist, BIG to-do, Chris Powell…aka “the hubs”! This was just some silly footage taken at a friend’s house…

Never underestimate the importance of having people in your life who can make you smile.

- #foodforthought -
Weight Loss Maintenance 101

Weight Loss Maintenance 101

Congratulations! You’ve reached your weight loss goal, which is no easy feat at all! So…now what do you do? First of all, give yourself a huge pat on the back!…

Eight is Great!

Eight is Great!

Happy birthday to the sweetest, kindest, and most beautiful 8 year old ever. I love you, Marley!

My Hair Secret: The How-To

My Hair Secret: The How-To

A few months ago in my post, I Am (Still) Perfect…, I shared my best kept hair secret…not all of these blonde locks are mine! I was blessed with many…

“Success is the sum of small efforts – repeated day in and day out.”

- Robert Collier -

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams”

- Eleanor Roosevelt -
Recipe Rehab: Mexican Pizza

Recipe Rehab: Mexican Pizza

One of the cool things our Extreme Weight Loss season 5 peeps get to do while they’re with us at bootcamp is to take turns making dinner for each other….

Extreme 4 Rockstars

Extreme 4 Rockstars

Oh my goodness, what an incredible year of transformations on Extreme Weight Loss, huh?!?! While I am sad the year is over, I am so proud and excited to finally…

“We can’t become what we need to be by remaining what we are.”

- Oprah Winfrey -
Friday Favorites: My Go-To List

Friday Favorites: My Go-To List

1. Havaianas Slim Logo Flip Flops – Living in AZ, I have the wonderful luxury of wearing flip flops 365 sunny days a year… but even if I didn’t, I would…

What’s On My Feet?!

What’s On My Feet?!

It’s time we have a chat…about your footwear. Would you wear stilettos rock climbing? Or how about a cute pair of wedges for a quick run around the block? I…

Rad Boy, Rad Shirt!

Rad Boy, Rad Shirt!

This shirt! I don’t think a more appropriate one exists for my Cashy boy. RAD, he is indeed. And here is why: 1. Cash makes Daddy proud as our little…

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