today’s tip

How to train for a half marathon while strength training

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Before I hop into this post, exciting news that Beautycounter is 15% off sitewide (a couple exclusions)! If you’re not sure what to order, I highly recommend this life-changing peel, this tinted moisturizer with SPF, and the lip gloss (or color intense lipstick!). If you need help or recommendations, please let me ...

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Fitness picks from the 2019 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Sharing my favorite fitness picks from this year’s Anniversary Sale! Hey friends! How’s the week going? Anyone else ready for Friday? It’s been monsoon weather in Tucson, which I look forward to each year. We haven’t had a ton of rain just yet, but it’s been cloudy, (slightly) cooler, ...

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Alaska Cruise Packing List + Disney Alaska Excursions

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Sharing our packing list + the must-haves for our Disney cruise to Alaska, along with the excursions we chose. Hi friends! Don’t worry, this is my last cruise recap post haha. I feel like I’ll be living vicariously through these posts for a while. So many times since we’ve ...

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Best Fitness Apps

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

For this post, I’m rounding up 10 of the very best fitness apps, depending on your goals. Please share an app you’re loving in the comments section! Hi friends! Hope you’re having a lovely week. In between the fun adventures we’ve been enjoying, I’ve also been able to catch ...

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5 personal trainer red flags

Thursday, May 30, 2019

When I first started working with a personal trainer (in college) I had no idea what to expect. I got suckered into a contract through a big box gym – it was a pickle to get out of it, let me tell ya – and had a guy with very little ...

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Exercise substitutes when you have Diastasis Recti (DR)

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Hi friends! How’s the week going? I hope you’re having a great one. Today, I’m getting some Beautycounter stuff done and going to grab a quick strength workout before it’s time to pick up the crew. This morning, I thought we could talk about substitutions for common core exercises ...

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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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random list of life hacks

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Hi friends! Hope you’re having an amazing morning so far. I feel like we need to talk about Game of Thrones but to be totally honest, I’ve only seen like 5 episodes. (Don’t throw anything at me. I just never really got into it.) Each time I’ve watched it with the Pilot, ...

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The muscle group you’re not working enough

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Any guesses what it is?! Your GLUTES, baby. I feel like it’s easy for us to think that we train our glutes a lot, especially if we’re into the fitness game and like to squat and deadlift. But here’s the thing: squatting is not enough. ...

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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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The great sleep update

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Hey, everybody. Hope you’re having a lovely morning! I’ve had requests to provide some details on the sleep “challenges” that we’ve worked through. Of course, it’s important to emphasize the fact that what works for one family or kid won’t work for another. Some things that we did with Liv are ...

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Deployment with two kids

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

This is my second to last deployment-related post! All we have left to share is a fun video. 😉 I had quite a few requests on how to juggle life with small kiddos while your partner is away on a deployment. Doing the solo parenting thing is no joke, but really ...

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Getting back into a fitness routine

Monday, February 11, 2019

Lots of tips in this post for when you want to get back into a fitness routine after life events shake up your consistency. Hey, guys! How’s your morning going? P is home sick from school – she got a cold after a solid week of horrible sleep from ...

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Fitness trends and predictions for 2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Hi friends! How are ya today? Hope you’re having a lovely morning! I’m catching a short Peloton class and we’re heading out on our trip. I’ll be sure to share lots of adventures on IG if you’d like to follow along the fun. In January, I ...

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Fitness and health gear to motivate you for the New Year

Monday, January 7, 2019

Sharing some of the best workout outfits, accessories, fitness gear, and healthy staples for the new year! Hi friends! Happy Monday! I feel like… next will will count as my first official week of 2019. Liv back in school, but P is still not feeling better. We were at ...

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How to create New Year’s Resolutions that actually stick

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

All this resolution talk over here! Happy 2019, friends. I always look forward to a bright, shiny new year and a chance to start over with a clean slate. There’s something magical about cracking open a new planner and filling it with ideas, events and goals for the upcoming ...

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Finding time to work out with kids and a busy schedule

Monday, December 17, 2018

Hi friends! Happy Monday! I hope you enjoyed the weekend. We baked a ton of of cookies, met up with friends, and spent a lot of time at the park. It was a good one! When I posted my annual survey last week, I asked about your biggest fitness ...

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