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Reebok Pump Giveaway!

Reebok Pump Giveaway!

Guys, our “Shape Up for Summer” DietBet begins in just two days! Have YOU signed up yet?! Not only can you win money for losing weight by playing, but Chris…

Happy Birthday, Chris!

Happy Birthday, Chris!

Wishing the happiest birthday to a man that has truly changed the world…my best friend and husband, Chris. His selflessness, compassion, love, brilliance, kindness, and ability to dream big and…

Celebrate LOVE <3

Celebrate LOVE <3

I love love, and I love celebrating love… but sometimes the old stuffed animal and chocolate Valentine’s routine can get a little redundant.  Finding new, creative ways to express my…

Exercise… It’s A Family Affair!

Exercise… It’s A Family Affair!

For many of us, “lose weight, get fit, and exercise more” top our New Year’s Resolutions list. We commit to some pretty incredible (and fun!) challenges and fetes that we…

One Million Lives

One Million Lives

I think I am more excited about this post than I have been of any in quite awhile. To be honest (and maybe TMI), things have been a little rocky…

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…

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…

Happy 4th Anniversary!

Happy 4th Anniversary!

Four years married to my best friend. While this number sounds so small at the moment, it sure feels like you and I have lived 4 years times 10 together…

Announcing…Ruby Lane Powell

Announcing…Ruby Lane Powell

We are so pleased to announce the birth of our beautiful baby girl, Ruby Lane Powell. She decided to join us on Saturday, the 16th of November at 8:20am –…

Day 1: The Month of Thanks

Day 1: The Month of Thanks

November is one of my favorite months. Why? Because it is the month of thanks. We should all be living in a “lifetime of thanks”, but with the normal chaos…

Congrats to Mer Bear!

Congrats to Mer Bear!

What a year it’s been, huh? And for some crazy reason, I feel like we’re still going! It’s because we are – you killed it this year, Meredith, and hit…

Oil Spritzers – A Dieter’s Dream?

Oil Spritzers – A Dieter’s Dream?

If you’re a Williams Sonoma or kitchen store fanatic (like me!), I’m sure you’ve seen these little gadgets and wondered if it really has any benefit over good ol’ Pam cooking…