Review: Raise your glass to a 99 calorie spritz by Calypso Bay!

You guys have probably figured out by now that I am trying to lose weight. It’s definitely a constant struggle to keep up an exercise routine and eat a healthy diet, without sacrificing FUN – especially when I’m entertaining. I love to host parties at my house, especially with the awesome ladies in my meetup group. […]

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Picking my battles.

One of the things I’ve been struggling with lately, aside from tricking myself into exercising, is finding the balance. Namely where diet is concerned. I have this idea in my mind of the perfect diet – if only I could define it, I’d get on board and start losing the weight and feeling healthier. Problem […]

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Fit Momma Check-in: December 19th

Better late than never, right? I forgot to check in on Friday with my weight loss progress, or lack thereof. It’s now been a little over two weeks since my declaration to start dropping some pounds. I told you guys that I would be checking in with you on Fridays to let you know how my […]

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Fit Momma Check-in: December 9th

So it’s been one week since my declaration to start dropping some pounds. Talk is good, but action is quite another thing. I have found that I really like making plans, but I’m not always very good at follow through. So I thought I’d start checking in with you guys on Fridays to let you […]

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I’m ready to be a Fit Mom For Life.

I know normal people tend to make major health resolutions in January (and then bail on them 6 weeks later) and that starting a diet in December of all months might be foolish ; but my bathroom scale said some pretty mean things to me last night (again) and I’m starting to realize how drastically […]

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Hiding Indoors : An impromptu Tea Tasting Party For One.

This morning we had our first significant snow of the season. Nothing like the snowfall that Massachusetts saw Halloween weekend, but enough that snow was actually touching the ground and staying there. It was mixed with rain and heavy wind that was so loud you could practically HEAR how cold it was outside. I’d been […]

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Book Review: Second Wind by Cami Ostman

If you’re looking for an inspiring memoir filled with world travel, self discovery and even a little romance – Second Wind by Cami Ostman definitely delivers! As you can probably tell from the cover image, it’s a story about a woman who decides to run a marathon on all seven continents – no easy feat! […]

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I am not a perfect person, but I'm working on it.

After about an hour in the grocery store this morning, I made my way over to the check out aisle. I was feeling pretty good about my purchases, knowing I’d made a few indulgences but overall had kept myself in check and stuck to the priorities – and gotten some pretty healthy, nutritious things for my […]

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Aloha Friday: I Think I'll Go For a Walk Outside Now…

This week we’ve started a habit of walking every night after dinner as a family. If the weather is good, we’re doing a mile and a half, bad weather, just a half mile. This used to be normal, we used to walk farther, but the weather grew colder, we grew lazier and we fell out […]

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