Author Archives: Hope

Pay Attention!

Mindless eating  = eating when you’re stressed, bored, sad, or distracted. How many times have you walked into the kitchen and stared into the fridge?  I’ve done it….more times than I can count. Over the last few years, I’ve learned … Continue reading

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Monday Meal idea| Quick easy meals for busy Moms

Please share with a friend!! If you try it, I would LOVE to hear what you and your family think! ps – if my Pescatarian daughter had been home for dinner, I would have simply made a small svg sans … Continue reading

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It’s the GREAT Pumpkin (pancakes), Charlie Brown!

credit goes to my wonderful boyfriend Rob who created this recipe and makes it for me most weekends!! It’s quick, easy, healthy AND DELISH!! Give it a try!    Pumpkin Pancakes * 1 1/2 cups Vanilla Protein powder * 1 … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about sex, baby. Let’s talk about…

you and me…okay, not literally! Geez!! Want in on a happy little secret, this Friday morning? A key to a better sex life? If you are asking “What sex life?” READ ON! While many different factors lead to a lack … Continue reading

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The 5 Reasons you have FAILED at running!

Many people believe they cannot run. I was one of them. This is me finishing my first Half Marathon! I was wrong and chances are you are too. Here are 5 of the top reasons many who are new to … Continue reading

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Mom jeans, don’t be the butt of jokes!

As Moms, we sure take a lot of crap from society. Overworked, unpaid and juggling this funny little thing called LIFE…really?? Now we have to worry about if our jeans are acceptable? I’d rather see someone in “mom” jeans than … Continue reading

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EASY Freezer cooking with your slow cooker

*reposted with permission from Mama and Baby Love – check her out…gorgeous Mama, adorable baby and AWESOME ideas! Like I mentioned in my post the other week, the last time I did a big cooking day, I had big ah-ha moment. … Continue reading

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Should you workout while sick?

There are many schools of thought when it comes to being sick and working out. A Google search will get you all sorts of varying information.  It seems the general rule of thumb is the above the neck rule. If … Continue reading

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Achoo to you, and you, and you…

It’s HARD when you get sick. Moms are typically the ones taking care of everyone else. What happens when the caretaker is under the weather? If possible, REST. I know! I know! You have a house, chores, work and kids … Continue reading

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Who you are speaks SO LOUDLY…

As I came home yesterday from shopping I saw new pictures up on my neighbors front door.  Sometimes they stay up for days. and it rains. and it looks awful. The little girl who lives next door  also hangs pictures … Continue reading

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Cannellini Bean Tuna Salad

A classic light summer salad combination that is one of  my favorites. This salad packed with nutrients: anti-inflammatory fish omega-3 fat, fiber-rich beans and added antioxidants from the EVOO, lemon and herbs—this is one super-easy to make, super-YUMMY salad that … Continue reading

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Heatwave…LICK FAST!

Running has so many fun little perks…like this tip from Runner’s World’s August edition…berryjam.ru “having a popsicle or icy drink before a hot run will lower your body temp so you can go longer without overheating.” DUDE! I get to … Continue reading

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Warriors of all kinds

  I had intended on writing some cute, tongue in cheek, little post about boobies. I searched the internet for something fun like a pink ribbon cartoon girl or a Save the Ta Ta’s graphic.  Instead I came across the image you see … Continue reading

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