Food, Pregnancy, Recipes

Knocked Up Smoothie

The name is enough to say it all...but I didn't come up with it. In preparation for Baby #3, I have been doing LOTS of reading. This being the first baby we planned for, I have really put my best foot forward when it comes to nutrition and preparation. I stumbled across a great book… Continue reading Knocked Up Smoothie

Food, Pregnancy, Recipes

Blood Building Juice for Pregnancy

Would you drink a blood builder juice that contains beets? That's a question I posed to myself while reading The Mindful Mom-to-be by Lori Bregman. This renowned Doula shares all her best pregnancy advice, including lots of recipes to grow the healthiest baby and keep your body strong and prepared for labor. Neither her or… Continue reading Blood Building Juice for Pregnancy

Fitness

A Tribute to Coach Jeff Kalember

"It's going to be close!" he exclaimed. I watched Coach Jeff Kalember running around the Michigan International Speedway track, talking to parents, pacing, and looking at his time sheet. And as score sheets were posted, it was confirmed, the Gaylord High School Division 2 girl's cross country team were in fact, the State Champions. Tears… Continue reading A Tribute to Coach Jeff Kalember

Fitness, Workouts

Smith + Barbell Legs: 8/26/19 Workout of the Week

Myth buster: you can still do hard workouts during pregnancy...Which is why this workout is good for my average client🏋🏼‍♀️, just as well as my pregnant clients. 🤰🏼 The key is finding the perfect balance that your body desires. Some days you crave a tough workout, and other fatigued or sick days are reserved for… Continue reading Smith + Barbell Legs: 8/26/19 Workout of the Week

Fitness

What’s it Like To Have An Online Personal Trainer?

Does it take a while to convince yourself it is gym time, or are you excited for today's workout? When you first step foot in the gym, are you unsure of what machine to get on first, or do you have a game plan to help you achieve your goals? In the middle of your… Continue reading What’s it Like To Have An Online Personal Trainer?

Baby, Family, Kids, Lifestyle, Vlogs

A Very Special Announcement From Our Family

Before we got married, Matt and I both agreed we wanted three kids. When we got married, we were "surprised" when our natural family planning recommended by the Catholic Church didn't work. We had dated long distance for three years and were finally living together, getting to know each other on a whole different level… Continue reading A Very Special Announcement From Our Family

Family, Travel, Vlogs

Branson, Missouri Family Vacation Vlog + Places to See

What do you think about bringing together 4 sisters, their parents, their grandparents, their husbands and boyfriends, their husbands and boyfriend's families, and their kids all under one roof? It sounds a little bizarre, but it is exactly what you can expect from our family. Last year I planned the best trip ever to Pigeon… Continue reading Branson, Missouri Family Vacation Vlog + Places to See