Fit Foodie: Searching for something

  Sometimes you just need simple.  Simple and easy to the point of grilled chicken, rice and a veggie steamer bag…right?  Sometimes that’s all you have time for.  It’s still much much better than other fast items out there and a lot of the steamer bags have the veggies in a sauce too! And there’s […]

Letters to you: 1 month

Here’s my letter to you… Hannah, You have been in our arms for a month now.  I can never tell you how amazed Daddy and I are with you.  You have made our lives and our family complete. I plead for a natural induced labor and you gave that to me.  We had the experience […]

Chasing my Fit: After 12 weeks

I’ve been putting off running.  It has always been something that I need to push myself to start but love doing it once I’m out there.  Well I finally did it.  I started again.  It was only one mile but I ran.  What got me out there?  My good friend, Emily, was running the MCM. […]

DIY Wine Cork Display

I’m a selective hoarder.  I selectively hoard things like wine bottles, greeting cards, ticket stubs…  If it has a memory to it, I keep it.  Thankfully, in the world of Pinterest I can feel like it’s been for beautiful crafting!  I got my ideas from the pins below.   http://www.pinterest.com/pin/114560384245054345/ http://www.pinterest.com/pin/114560384242217470/ I simply picked up […]

DIY Fall Burlap Wreath

  I’m in love!  Fall is already one of my favorite times of year…why?  The colors!  I love love love the browns, reds, oranges and yellows.  This was certainly a labor of love for me!  I found the inspiration from Top This Top That’s blog http://topthistopthat.blogspot.com/2012/03/easiest-burlap-wreath-you-will-ever.html This was my finished burlap wreath. Debating on my contrast fabrics. […]

Fit Foodie: A little DIY, little adventure & new goodies!

It’s been slow for cooking lately.  We are still working on our freezer meals, BUT that didn’t stop me from a couple good ones!  Well those and a quick craft!  Here’s our new dry erase menu that I did using How Does She?’s tutorial.  The hubby is happy about it too.  He can see what is […]

Chasing my Fit: Almost there…

Just waiting…waiting…waiting some more!  Going bonkers!!!  Tomorrow I find out whether or not I’m cleared to get to moving again!  I have to tell you that I have been bouncing off the walls waiting.  Seeing all the shrinking back down my body has been doing has been so motivating that I am so ready to […]

DIY Wide leg pajama pants

This has been one of those “I must make!” projects!  I saw this pin (http://www.pinterest.com/pin/114560384240946968/) very long ago and I almost never make something for me specifically.  Well time to get to that! I found this tutorial on Living Well Spending Less http://www.livingwellspendingless.com/2012/12/20/easy-to-sew-pajama-pants/#_a5y_p=729010.  I decided to do one thing different because of the amount of fabric I […]

DIY Pacifier Clip

 During my break in classes, I’ve had a lot of time to do some sewing for us.  It’s been quite refreshing to tell the truth.  I love being able to find something we need or could use and solving the problem (with the help of Pinterest of course LOL). The latest need we’ve had was […]

Fit Foodie: Getting back in the swing

Pork Chops with Mushrooms & Shallots and Garlic Roasted Cauliflower with toasted asiago bread crumbs http://www.skinnytaste.com/2010/12/pork-chops-with-mushrooms-and-shallots.html http://www.skinnytaste.com/2012/10/garlic-roasted-cauliflower-with-toasted.html This was my first dinner for the week my father in law is visiting and boy oh boy was it a perfect one! The pork chops were juicy and the mushroom & shallots topping offered a juice to add […]