Fitness, Workouts

Ball + Bridge Booty Circuit: 4/15/19 Workout of the Week

With summer approaching, I have been craving workouts that not just shape, but help burn some calories!!! I am loving circuits for that reason. The combination of multiple reps and cardio bursts really satisfies my need. I hope you enjoy this booty builder, too. Exercises: Dynamax Ball Slams: The traditional ball slam is a great one… Continue reading Ball + Bridge Booty Circuit: 4/15/19 Workout of the Week

Family, Toddler, Travel, Vlogs

24 Hours in Washington, D.C. with Toddlers: Our Getaway Vlog

I love my husband, but going away for just a day to the nation's capitol during the final week of the National Cherry Blossom Festival just seems hectic. Traffic to get there, finding parking spots, getting the house together, packing for me and the kids, making arrangements for the cats and dog...it just sounds like… Continue reading 24 Hours in Washington, D.C. with Toddlers: Our Getaway Vlog

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Bosu Body: 4/8/19 Workout of the Week

I've been craving a sweaty circuit that is challenging! That is why I love the Bosu Ball! "Bosu" stand for Both Sides Up because it can be used both ways.  Both sides challenge our body's ability to stabilize, recruiting muscles from the entire body even during traditional "targeted" movements. I incorporate the Bosu here with… Continue reading Bosu Body: 4/8/19 Workout of the Week

Fitness, Workouts

Deadlifts: 4/1/19 Workout of the Week

Deadlifts are a favorite of mine because they target so many different body parts (back, legs, abs) and have so many variations. This week I put together a Deadlift and ab workout, trying out a couple different variations of the exercise. Grab a bar and a kettlebell and get to work! Exercises: Traditional Deadlift: Set… Continue reading Deadlifts: 4/1/19 Workout of the Week

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Dumbbell Only Chest: 3/25/19 Workout of the Week

Try this simple chest routine with just a bench and dumbbells. This had my pecs sore for at least two days, but probably because chest is just one of those muscle groups that I do not like to work. For me, it's boring. To get myself motivated, I incorporated some new, challenging moves. Not only… Continue reading Dumbbell Only Chest: 3/25/19 Workout of the Week

At Home Learning, Family, Kids, Toddler, Uncategorized

Africa Continent Box with Free 3-Part Card Printables

Here we go on our continual quest to learn about the world! This has been one of my favorite subjects to teach, mostly because I am learning so much about culture right along with my kids. Africa was where humanity all began, and so it was the next stop on our "tour." I learned about… Continue reading Africa Continent Box with Free 3-Part Card Printables

Fitness, Workouts

That LuLu Burn!: 3/11/19 Workout of the Week

When you get new Lululemon Leggings (thanks Matt for the best birthday gift), you need to test them out!!  So of course I came up with a sweaty circuit utilizing the rope, a plate, and bodyweight. Try this simple workout to burn some calories and tighten that booty.   Three rounds of each circuit, then… Continue reading That LuLu Burn!: 3/11/19 Workout of the Week