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Fun Fact Friday (on Sunday)

I missed Fun Fact Friday. A tradition I started one week ago... I can't even show up for week two! We'll work on that... In my defense, I had a lot going on Friday! I worked from 7:30-12:30, and we were down three people in the office all morning. Can you say busy?! Then, I… Continue reading Fun Fact Friday (on Sunday)

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Meal Prep Sunday: Taco salad

Hey guys! I'm back with more recipes! Again, sticking to simplicity, I used the following ingredients: • Ground Turkey, 85% lean • Romaine lettuce • Queso fresco • Low sodium canned black beans • Low sodium taco seasoning This is a pretty easy one to follow and probably doesn't require a blog post! I just… Continue reading Meal Prep Sunday: Taco salad

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Get Fit for Fall

Hey followers! Since this new lifestyle has completely changed my mindset about everything, I wanted to share it with you too. I'm starting a SECRET group called Get Fit for Fall. There will be a handful of us in a private group on Facebook to keep each other accountable. You don't even have to join… Continue reading Get Fit for Fall

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My healthy spaghetti alternative

Hey everyone! I'm having a very low-key night at home. I donated plasma today, so I'm sucking on Brach's hard candies and lying on the couch. (When did I turn 90?!) We had baked chicken and zucchini/squash for dinner, and I had one chicken breast left to meal prep with! Here what I made for… Continue reading My healthy spaghetti alternative

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The legacy of the chocolate lava cake

Good morning and Happy Friday! Fun Fact Friday: My favorite dessert is chocolate lava cake. I could truly live on them, you know, if they had more nutrients and weren’t so full of sugar. Maybe I should say that my heart could live on them; my body, not so much. I worked at Des Moines… Continue reading The legacy of the chocolate lava cake

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How can I make you happy?

I've been sitting here scrolling through Ted Talks on YouTube trying to find the video that brought today's Quote of the Day. If you watch my Instagram stories, you've already heard some of this. As I said there, I'm much better with written word, so I had to sit down and write out my thoughts… Continue reading How can I make you happy?

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Get comfortable with being uncomfortable

“Thinking I’m a moron gives people something to feel smug about. Why should I disillusion them?” Are you familiar with Charles Wallace’s character in A Wrinkle in Time? I’m completely fascinated with this book, especially the exceptional five year old. I’m halfway through the book. I honestly picked it up at Barnes and Noble when… Continue reading Get comfortable with being uncomfortable

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That’s why my hair is so big… it’s full of [these] secrets!

I have borderline unruly hair, and I have a lot of it. It's long, wiry, tangled... I also have quite a bit of gray for only being 25. You remember those hairstyle books you used to read as a kid? And they would tell you what hairstyles would work with your hair based on your… Continue reading That’s why my hair is so big… it’s full of [these] secrets!