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Tucson life

Hi friends! Happy Monday to ya. I hope you’re enjoying the morning. The girls are off to their fun half-day camps, and I have a couple of conference calls and a car-related errand. Always a joy. We’re getting excited for my nana’s bday this week (I need to find a ...

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Beginner Circuit Workout

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This is a beginner-friendly circuit workout you can do at home or at the gym. It’s perfect if you’re just getting started in the fitness game or returning to working out after an injury. As always, talk with your doctor before making any fitness changes. Honor your body and modify ...

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Meal prep turkey meatballs (gluten-free)


These meal prep meatballs are the perfect high-protein healthy snack to add into your day. They make an awesome protein boost and can help you hit your protein macros if you’re tracking them. Here’s the quick and customizable recipe. Hey friends! How are you? I hope you’re having a lovely ...

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Is Saturated Fat Bad? No. But It’s Not a Health Food Either.

A slab of beef contributes saturated fat to your diet, but cheese is a far bigger source for most Americans.

More than 60 years ago, in the court of public opinion, the American public convicted saturated fat of an unforgivable crime: attempted murder of a U.S. president. In 1955, while on vacation in Colorado, Dwight Eisenhower suffered a heart attack. “Suddenly people were frantic to understand the cause of heart ...

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Out of the box (+ a Cravings giveaway)

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This post is sponsored by Blue Apron. The first 50 to order using this link will get $50 off their first two weeks using Blue Apron! BACK IN THE KITCHEN, and it feels so.good.   We are slowly starting to get back into the routine of life around here. Living ...

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See ya (for now), Valdosta


Hi friends! Happy Wednesday! Thank you again so much for all of the wonderful blogiversary wishes and for entering yesterday’s giveaway. We have so many awesome giveaways on the way, and I’ll have the next one up in the morning! We’re still unearthing our lives from a mountain of boxes, ...

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Dinner party tips

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Hi friends! How are you? I hope you’re having a wonderful week. Sorry for disappearing on ya yesterday. So much of Monday was spent getting things together for our little shindig that I didn’t have time to blog. Since the girls are out of school for the summer, I’m still ...

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Classic at-home barre workout

Classic barre workout

You can do this classic barre workout at home, or anywhere! All you need is a pair of light dumbbells and sturdy piece of furniture to hold onto for balance.  Hey hey friends! How’s the week treating ya? I hope you’re having a great one. The girls and I are ...

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How Anyone Can Master the Pull-up

How Anyone Can Master the Pull-up

The pull-up might be the best indicator of upper body strength. Your arms and back have to do an enormous amount of work to lift your entire body, which is why being able to perform many reps is an effective way to improve not just the obvious muscles — your ...

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