just for kicks

Virtual coffee date

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Hi friends! It’s been a while since we’ve had a coffee date, so let’s share one of those amazing looking pastries from the counter and gab for a bit. 🙂 If we were having coffee right now…. I’d probably tell you that I’m still ...

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Great Wolf Lodge Scottsdale Review

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

I’m excited to share a full review of the new Great Wolf Lodge in Scottsdale. This kid-friendly resort has lots of fun options for families. Read on for the good… and the bad. 😉  Hi friends! Hope you’re having a wonderful morning. Sorry for disappearing yesterday! We were jumping ...

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around the weekend

Monday, September 16, 2019

Hi friends! Happy Monday! I hope you had a lovely weekend. This morning, I’m catching a BODYATTACK class and then the rest of the day is filled with appointments. I’m feeling relaxed and ready to crush it after a great weekend. 🙂 P and I started Friday morning with ...

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How to PR on your Peloton bike

Monday, August 26, 2019

(That doesn’t involve recalibrating your bike aka cheating) Hi friends! Hope you’re having a wonderful morning and hope you had a great weekend. I’ll be back soon with some adventures, but for today’s post, I wanted to chat about something that is definitely a little on the niche side, ...

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iPhone photo dump

Monday, August 5, 2019

Hi hi! How are you doing this fine Monday? I hope you’re having a wonderful day so far. I wish I could report back with our fun weekend adventures, but to be honest, it was kind of a bummer of a weekend. My stomach started hurting on Thursday and ...

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7 things I learned the hard way

Monday, July 29, 2019

 Hi friends! How are you? I hope you had a wonderful weekend! We met up with the family for Pizza Saturday, did a donut run, I took another hot yoga class and got in a strength workout, and we went to the pool not once but twice on Friday with friends.  ...

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Weekend vibes

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Hi friends! How’s the morning going? I’m loving all of the Summer Shape Up enthusiasm! Don’t forget to check out the full schedule here – I’m adding the links to workouts and meal plans in that post as we go along. This weekend was the quintessential summer weekend: swim ...

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Acai you, summer

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Hi friends! Hope you’re having a lovely week. I had so much fun reading your comments yesterday. Glad I’m not the only one who Googles everything all day long. Summer is officially here! Here’s the girls on their first day of school, ...

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Latest most random Google search

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

File this one under creepy pick-up lines. The other night, I was searching for “Do people speak Dothraki?” Source link

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Cowboy Thanksgiving

Monday, May 20, 2019

Hi friends! Happy Monday to you! I hope you’re having a great day so far. I woke up with some kind of funk – P is coughing up a storm, too – so looks like we’ll be laying low today. We had an awesome fun-filled weekend with the fam, and I’’m ...

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The best leggings and shorts for spring

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Hi friends! How’s the week treating ya so far? I woke up yesterday morning ready to crush the day, and poor Liv woke up with pink eye. (Part of me was like “We only have 8 days of school left and I need ALL THOSE DAYS” lol but in the end, ...

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catch me outside

Monday, May 6, 2019

Hi friends! Hope you’re having a happy Monday. I’d love to hear about your weekend! Ours was filled with fun events, but I didn’t end up taking a ton of pictures. It was nice to enjoy some extra time unplugging, and I was in the pool for about 70% of the ...

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all those tucson things

Monday, April 29, 2019

Hi friends! Happy Monday! I hope your morning is off to a wonderful start. What a weekend. Betsy and her fam spent a few days in Tucson with us, and we spent time together at the pool, checking out some of our favorite spots, and eating all the good ...

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a whole day, from start to finish

Thursday, April 18, 2019

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these posts! When I reviewed survey results earlier this week – I look at them all year, so thank you so much to those of you who chimed in! I truly value all of your feedback and refer back to it often ...

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Spring clean your skincare routine

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Hello from Portland! How’s the morning going? I’m in town for a quick brand meeting and then headed back to Tucson later today. Even though it’s been a quick trip, I’ve still managed to have some fun and I’ll share a recap soon. The weather has been nice and ...

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Beautycounter LEAD Conference Recap

Monday, April 1, 2019

and WE SAW MICHAEL BUBLÉ. (I’m not even going to hide my creeper status. And don’t worry, my mouth didn’t actually touch the poster.) Hi friends! How’s the morning going? I’m just getting back from a whirlwind trip to Phoenix for the Beautycounter LEAD ...

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Dinner at the date spot

Monday, March 25, 2019

Hi friends! How was the weekend? Hope you had a wonderful one. To be honest, we spent a LOT of ours buried beneath boxes from Valdosta. I’m happy it all arrived but at the same time, I feel like sine we lived without it for 9 months, maybe we don’t really ...

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oh baby

Monday, March 18, 2019

Hi hi friends! Happy Monday! How was the weekend? I hope you had a wonderful one filled with good food, fun celebrations, solid workouts, Queer Eye binging, and relaxation time. Ours was definitely a mix of all of the above. 😉 (Also, I can’t get the Pilot on board with Queer Eye. He ...

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My new mid-morning routine

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

We all know that an early morning routine wasn’t for me. While I LOVE the idea of starting the day on such a peaceful note, I could imagine myself sitting and trying to meditate while it was still dark outside, with tears silently cascading down my cheeks. I hate the mornings ...

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the GOATs

Monday, March 4, 2019

Hi friends! Happy Monday! Hope you had a great weekend. It feels like spring here! It’s hilarious because last week it was snowing and this week we’re putting on sunscreen, but I’LL TAKE IT. If only it could stay like this forever, but before we know it, it will be a ...

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the Tucson blizzard of 2019

Monday, February 25, 2019

Hey hey! How was the weekend? I hope you had a wonderful one. Ours started off with SNOW! I couldn’t believe it when we woke up and opened the curtains to see that huge flakes of snow were falling into the yard. The Pilot’s ...

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beauty fail + other Thursday things

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Hi friends! How are you? What day is it? What year is it? What’s going on?? As much as I’m loving this festive blur and non-stop partying with the girls, I’m looking forward to some kind of structure in my life again. My 2019 planner has been entirely neglected so far, ...

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Gratitude giveaway

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Hi friends! How’s the morning going? Hope you’ve had a great start to the week. The girls and I went to look at the amazing Winterhaven lights last night with madre and had the best time checking out the elaborate light displays (we need to up our game next year). I’m ...

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