HEIDI POWELL

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BEACH BABES FAMILY FUN WORKOUT FOR KIDS

Yeah, yeah…we might be a week off of the Hawaiian islands, but our hearts still belong to that tropical paradise! Hot off the press (er…maybe "hot out of the video edit bay"), we have our own Powell Pack rendition of the Elephant Walk! Don’t have a clue what that is?...

Hawaiian Beach Bum Bodyweight Workout

Our family’s time in Hawaii has proven to be incredibly fruitful...literally! Pineapple and coconuts GALORE, and way too many banana pancakes! But who’s complaining? Not me.😉 While I’m not used to being 30 minutes from the nearest iron gym, I happily welcomed the...

Cinnamon Roll Mug Cake Recipe

With fall weather in the air, dropping temperatures oftentimes bring on the feeling of hunkering down, cozying up, and enjoying some comfort food. To keep it healthy, mug cakes are becoming a staple for the Powell Pack because they're sure to hit that sweet, comfort...

Fruit Juice Popsicles & Other Quick Snack Mom Hacks

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been mom-shamed by the PTA (slowly raises both hands). You see those perfectly made homemade cakes for the school bake sale, or the Pinterest mom who made all of her kids' Halloween costumes by hand while simultaneously planning her...

Funfetti Mug Cake Recipe for Marley’s Big 12!

Can someone please, please, PLEASE, tell me how the little girl who promised me she would never grow up is now turning 12 years old?! I can't handle it. My baby girl is no longer a baby—she's  practically a TEENAGER! Cue the waterworks. In all seriousness, as much as...

Marley’s 12th Birthday Brag Book

Driven, highly intelligent, wise beyond her years, aware, savvy, nurturing, thoughtful, intuitive, beautiful, classy, kind, heart of gold, incredibly organized, hard working, and one of the best natural coaches I've ever seen. This, and so much more, is the most...

12 Months of Transformation, Month 9: Get Outside and Move!

Just like that, another month has come and gone. Can you believe summer is OVER?! Wasn't it just yesterday we were eating popsicles by the fistful and spending our days poolside? Oh, wait. I live in Arizona. It was just yesterday. 😉Before we know it, we’ll be buying...

How We Teach Our Kids (And Ourselves) To Be Brave

As a mama bear, it’s hard to find that balance between wanting to protect my kids from everything uncomfortable or scary and wanting them to try new things and face their fears. But I know that the more I encourage them to do hard things while they’re still under my...

Our 12 Month Transformation, Month Eight: Knowledge is Power!

Here in Arizona, August/September is when most kiddos are getting ready to head back to school! Since the Powell kids are gearing up to get back into the routine of reading, writing, and arithmetic, I figured why not kick off this Transformation month to have mom and...

When in AZ…|| My 8 Greats In This Beautiful State

Despite living in the HOTTEST place in the U.S. (especially feeling it in these summer months—the highs this coming week are up to 117 degrees!), Chris and I love calling Arizona our home. Literally, there is not another place on earth we'd want to live. With sunny...

7 Steps to a Happier Home

Family is not an important thing, it’s everything. —Michael J. Fox My family IS my everything! I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it time and time again that I have been so blessed to be given this wild and crazy family of mine! They are my world, through and through....

Celebrating America’s Birthday with a Very American Family

The 4th of July is definitely a top 5 holiday in the Powell house! Maybe even in the top 3...and if you ask Chris, he'd say it's numero uno, no doubt. What's not to LOVE about this holiday besides...everything?! Family, fun, food, and of course...FREEDOM! I’ll be...

Valentine’s DAILY: Simple Ways to Say I Love You Every Single Day

A couple weeks back on Valentine's Day, I opened up here on the blog in a way I never had before. I talked about my sex life. And while the post did revolve heavily around how sex saved my marriage, the TRUE INTENTION of the blog actually had nothing to do with sex...

How Sex Saved My Marriage: The 30 Day Challenge

Ladies, it's time we had a talk. Not THE talk, but you'll definitely need to have had THAT talk before we have THIS talk. It's a subject that gets joked about, glamorized, and sensationalized, but it's rarely treated with the sincere power it's capable of. I'm talking...

9 Tips for Grocery Shopping Success || Meal Prep Made Easy

Today I'm going to teach you how to grocery shop. Sounds silly, right? But honestly, until very, very recently, the grocery store was completely overwhelming to me, leaving me defeated, off plan, buying lots of things I didn't need, and not enough of the things I do...