Move It Monday: Cold Weather Layers

January 12, 2015

We are in Colorado this week skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling and while it is warmer than Minnesota I still need a few layers that keep me warm and wick sweat. Nothing worse than being active outdoors and feeling damp from sweat. That’s how you get sick! Since we are going out and being active most day I […]

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Fitness Friday: First Full Week

January 9, 2015

As we progress through January I have a few fitness related things on my mind. It’s January, the time of year when the gyms are packed and people are trying to get into a workout routine. And I know people complain about how busy the gym is, myself included. But I have really been focusing […]

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Vanilla Lavender Body Scrub

January 8, 2015

The past few years I have attempted to use more organic and natural beauty products. That’s not the case for every single thing but I do to try to use them for skin care products. Coconut oil is an amazing moisturizer, using facial oil to wash my face, Rosehip Seed Oil as a facial moisturizer […]

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Wine Wednesday Tabali Reserva Pinot Noir

January 7, 2015

It’s cold here this week. And by cold I mean temperatures that barely get above zero. The dogs look and me like I am crazy when we make them go outside and Henry has been hiding in his bed all snuggled in a blanket (speaking of which, I owe everyone some new Henry pictures, he […]

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Zesty Carrot Dip

January 6, 2015

Day 2 of a carrot recipe. This is what happens when you have 3 huge bags! I was searching for a vegetable dip recipe that was vegan and gluten free (this one also happens to be Paleo). And a little side note on any specific kind of diet/lifestyle; I am a firm believer in eating healthy. […]

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Ginger Carrot Soup

January 5, 2015

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday!  I took a much needed blog break. In the 5+ years I have been doing this blog I have barely taken a week off and I needed time to not cook anything fancy, not taking any pictures, heck I barely read blogs or checked social media. I needed […]

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2015 Goals

December 29, 2014

Back to the routine. Have a long weekend was so wonderful! I spent my time getting workouts in, resting, visiting with friends and family and it was just what I needed. And it was nice to not thinking about blogging for almost a week. I didn’t even pick up my camera. Rare for me.   […]

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Cranberry Salsa

December 23, 2014

A quick recipe from my friend Jen before I sign off for the week. We are doing a very low key Christmas this year, I didn’t even decorate this year. Between sinus problems and a few other things going on I just didn’t have it in me. But the bonus of all of that, time […]

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Last Minute Gifts

December 22, 2014

Are you a last minute shopper? Normally I am done by early December but we had way too much going on this year. Thankfully we were only buying a few gifts for an exchange and those were easy finds over this past weekend. But if you still have a few gifts to buy here a […]

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Easy Shopping with Softcard

December 22, 2014

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Softcard. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation.   I’ve written about my bag lady problem before, I am always carrying at least 3. Work bag, lunch bag, and purse. Now I’ve corraled as mush as I can into […]

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