National Take a Hike Day!

National Take a Hike Day!

Living in sunny AZ, Chris and I are so blessed to have over 300 days a year of perfect hiking weather. Not to mention, we’re just around the corner from…

Dress For Less | I Heart Magenta

Dress For Less | I Heart Magenta

Day in and day out, my wardrobe is nothing more than sweaty tanks and shorts with the occasional change into jeans and a t-shirt. So lately, when I’ve had the…

I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

- John D. Rockefeller -
Halloween Candy Workout: Family Style!

Halloween Candy Workout: Family Style!

I’m sure I’m not alone when I tell you it’s a pretty exciting time at our house, because…Halloween is tomorrow! My kiddos are over-the-moon excited to dress up in their trick-or-treat…

Stressed Out?

Stressed Out?

*Originally posted April 10, 2014* Stress. It’s a feeling experienced by everyone. Sometimes you might feel like you’re barely hanging on by a thread, and at other times you might…

The Scoop on Supplements

The Scoop on Supplements

I get a lot of questions about supplements: What do I think about this one? Does this one really help you lose weight? I’m pregnant (or nursing)—can I drink this…

Failure will never overtake me, if my determination to succeed is strong enough.

- Og Mandino -
Greek Yogurt “Ranch” Dip

Greek Yogurt “Ranch” Dip

Alright guys, who’s ready for a cheap, easy, delicious, AND nutritious snack??? I am, I am!! Ranch lovers everywhere, get ready for your minds to be blown, because you no…

Extreme Weight Loss: Mitzi!

Extreme Weight Loss: Mitzi!

Two painful addictions, one incredible woman…Mitzi’s story is truly remarkable. From the moment we met, I fell in love with everything about Mitzi: Her zest for life, determination to make…

Commercial Break Workout: Total Body Blaster

Commercial Break Workout: Total Body Blaster

Who’s ready for another Commercial Break Burn during tonight’s episode of Extreme Weight Loss?! No better way to spend this Tuesday night…or really any night for that matter: Getting fitter yourself while watching…

Peanut Butter Power Fudge

Peanut Butter Power Fudge

This delicious healthy fudge recipe is perfect for your kids’ after school snacks! Gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and all-natural ingredients make it a wonderful go-to treat to keep their bodies full…

Vemma Bod·ē Giveaway!

Vemma Bod·ē Giveaway!

I’ve gotta’ know…have you ever watched an episode of Extreme Weight Loss and wished you could hear one of us say, “I choose YOU for the transformation of your life?”…

EWL: What We Wore!

EWL: What We Wore!

Guys, I am SO blown away with all of the sweet comments regarding Rachel’s and my finale outfits on Tuesday! I appreciate all the love so much. For those of…

EWL: Our Cheerleader, Rachel!

EWL: Our Cheerleader, Rachel!

Although it may have looked like Chris and Rachel spent most of their interactions one-on-one, I was actually lucky enough to get lots of time behind the scenes with this…

4th of July Berry Cream Pie Parfaits!

4th of July Berry Cream Pie Parfaits!

Nothing says “America” like a good old fashioned cherry pie, especially during a 4th of July backyard BBQ! Unfortunately, nothing says carb + sugar bomb quite like cherry pie either….