Tone it up Thursday: Work your whole body in just 15 minutes

It’s Thursday… Time to get sweaty.

Take 15 minutes (ish) for you and try this workout TODAY.  Make sure to post how long it took you and what you thought in the comments below.


At home crossfit workout

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Bust your ass with this Full Body HIIT Workout

HIIT Workout

  Want a full body workout, but don’t have lots of time? Starting today I will be giving you a new full body workout each Thursday that I can guarantee will make you sweat, make your muscles burn, and have you coming back for more.  These workouts can be done from the comfort of your […]

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Paleo Pumpkin Spiced Almonds

paleo almonds

Pumpkin Season continues my friends and that makes me happy. Last week I shared with you the ridiculously easy way to make your own pumpkin pie spice.  Its stupid easy. This week (and in the week’s following) I wanted to use that yummy spice to make my own awesome recipes.  First up, paleo pumpkin spiced […]

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Easy Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe

Pumpkin Pie Spice

Fall is here people!! I knew it the day I walked into Whole Foods and saw this Honeycrisp apples.  Yummmmmm!!! (P.S. Are we friends on instagram yet??) Every year when fall rolls around I start craving pumpkin everything.  Muffins, soup, pancakes, bread, you name it.

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Traveling? 3 workouts to keep you on track (no equipment needed!)

Travel Workouts

You know the story… You’ve been working out consistently, eating healthy, really working hard to meet your goals.  But then a work trip comes up or a family vacation and boom you fall off the wagon. In part 1 of this traveling series I gave you some tricks to say healthy while traveling, today in […]

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9 tricks to stay healthy while traveling: Part 1 of 2

Piper at the pool

Can you believe that it is almost labor day weekend? I mean seriously.  Is it just me or does time shift to fast forward when you have a kid?  Holy crap. Pretty soon we’ll be packing away the swim suits and opting for snow boots..  Ughhh the thought of having to put Piper in a […]

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20 Quick & Healthy Snack Ideas

20 Healthy SnackIdeas

Ever get bored with the food that you eat on a regular basis? I know I do. That’s why I’ve compiled a list of some awesome, healthy, snack ideas to help reduce your cravings for the sugar junk we all love. Good snacks are important in keeping helping you maintain your healthy lifestyle.  In between […]

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Strange Shit I’ve Learned in Month 7


I have an 8 month old.  A crawling, standing, babbling 8 month old.  I know I say this a lot, but this really is the best stage yet.  She is so much fun, she is sleeping much better (most of the time), and she knows how to make me laughing.  I can’t just plop her […]

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How to Eat Healthy At the Iowa State Fair


The magical time of year is upon us. A time where the magical gems of society all congregate in one place.  There are mullets, there are gaps in mouths where teeth should be, and of course there are “get er done” t-shirts. What am I talking about? The Iowa State Fair of course. 

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DIY Banana Bread Lara Bars-Perfect Paleo Snack!

Banana Bread Lara Bars

Happy Hump Day!! Monday marked my first day of my paleo nutrition challenge.  Woah Woah Woah I’ve eaten mostly paleo for a few years now, I’d say about 80%.  I love it, I think its a super healthy way to eat, but I’ve always allowed myself a little bit of leaway to enjoy some grains […]

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