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Friday fitness review 1/10

Can you believe it’s Friday already??? I’m so happy!! I started a strength program through Peloton this week and I’m feeling good! Sore, but the good kind of sore. I have full body strength tonight and I’ll do a cool down ride after. Tomorrow I’ll ride again and Sunday I’ll be taking my 100th ride! Woohoo!! Here’s what my week looked like:

What do your weekly workouts look like? Are you cardio or strength heavy? I love yoga on Sundays to end the weekend and start my week strong.

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What’s Up Wednesday 1/8

What’s up?? I haven’t updated in awhile. Work was crazy at the beginning of the school year and I just fell out of routine. Here’s what’s up this week!

We’re still so madly in love with the Giz-ball. Could he be any cuter??

It’s been hard returning to work after a 2 week break. I wish we were independently wealthy!

While on break I cleaned and organized the house. I’m so in love with my craft room again, now that it’s clean. Lol I had a lot of projects for Christmas stuff was just everywhere! Plus that’s where I kept the Gifts. It’s organized and pretty again. We had a few weeks of unhealthy eating and I’m feeling so much better since I’m clean eating again! Living my Arbonne lattes in the morning.

I slacked off on exercise, but hubby was killing it!! He did his 100th Peloton ride the day after Christmas. I’m so proud!! I’m back on the bike and will hit by 100th ride on Sunday morning! I’m also doing a 4 week strength challenge. The first workout was upper body on Monday night and I’m so sore! The good kind of sore!

So, what’s up with you??

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Weekly Menu Plan 1/5

Happy Sunday! It’s been a busy day so far! I slept in until 7:30am and then hit the ground running. Aaron and I did our grocery shopping early and then made a healthy breakfast for the 3 of us. After breakfast, I meal prepped for the week. Lunches for all 3 of us (Josh is home for another 2 weeks before he heads back to school), including Turkey Sweet Potato Chili. I’ve got yummy gluten and dairy free meatballs ready for dinner tomorrow night. Snacks are all preportioned and ready to go. You know what they say, “Fail to plan, plan to fail.”

Here’s what’s on our menu for the week:

So what’s on your menu for the week?

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Fitness Review Friday 1/3

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Is it Friday?  It feels like Tuesday, which is really tripping me out!  I’ve been on vacation since 12/20, and came back to work yesterday.  I needed my routine back!!  I had taken a lazy holiday break from working out.  I know, I know, I’m only hurting myself!  My husband completed his 100th ride on the Peloton and I should have been right there with him.  I’m so proud of his commitment, he inspires me to get back to it.

I started the new year with a ride for a friend’s 100th and then yesterday I did a bunch of short rides strung together.  Some low impact rides with a hard climb in between.  Today I’ll do a 20 minute ride and then work on arm and shoulder strength and core.  Tomorrow I’m going to use the app to do a treadmill work out and Sunday I’ll do yoga and foam roll.

Anyone else pulling themselves out of a work out funk and restarting?  What are you doing?  Let’s motivate each other!!

xoxo, L

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What’s Up, Wednesday? 11/6

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Hey guys!  I haven’t written a What’s up in a few weeks!  We’ve been super busy lately!

I am so super in love with our new dog, Gizmo.  I could just snuggle him ALL THE TIME!  I miss him when we’re apart, just like I do my other two boys. 🙂

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Aaron and I hosted a chili cookoff this past weekend at our home.  I made two different chili’s and placed the two lowest.  What’s up with that??  My mom took first place with her Hunka Burnin’ Love chili.  LOL!

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Sunday was a lazy day with my mom, Josh and my bestie and lil bestie.  We ate and laid around watching tv.  We never get days like this and it was FABULOUS!!!

Lazy Sunday

Today is my brothers birthday.  Last year he turned 40 and had his second knee replacement the day after.  This year he’s having his thyroid removed tomorrow.  Hopefully next year will be surgery free!  Here’s a real throwback picture of us.  A cracked up Polaroid.

Little B&L

This weekend we have the Run for the Stripes to benefit Neuroendocrine Tumors.  We walked it last year too, but this year we have a whole team!  I’m so excited to raise money for a great cause and spend time with family at the zoo.

So, What’s up with you?

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Weekly Menu 10/21

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Can you believe it’s Monday already!?  The weekend just flies by!  Here’s what we’re eating this week:

M:  Meatless Monday – Falafel and Tzatziki with spring mix salad with tomato and cucumber and a light greek viniagrette.

T:  Taco Tuesday – Lean ground beef taco salads with guacamole

W: Chicken Glop.  It’s a recipe that Aaron loves from childhood.  Chicken breasts baked with cream of mushroom soup, topped with bread crumbs and slices of Mozzarella.  It’s supposed to be swiss, but I do NOT like swiss cheese!

Th: Crockpot Beef Roast with carrots, potato and onion.  We have to run out for my niece’s concert, so we need a quick dinner.  What’s quicker than  dinner that’s been slow cooking in the crockpot all day!?

F:  Leftover or a soup from the soup swap.  We’ll be running to Josh’s concert that night!

S:  Rotisserie chicken and vegetables.

S:  Out for my Mother in Law’s birthday

What’s on your menu this week?

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What’s Up, Wednesday? 10/16

Hey, hey, it’s Wednesday! These days, weeks, months just seem to fly by any more.

  • I’m working on reworking my logo and page. Soon you’ll be able to shop right from this page!!!
  • Can I mention how much I love my boys and the Giz??
  • Had an unscheduled visit from Josh on Monday. Sometimes you need a mental health day to cuddle with your dog. I love when he’s home.
  • Aaron and I have been taking Gizzy on so many walks. Yesterday we went for a nature walk and tired the little dude out!!
  • I have a few orders to work on tonight in the office. I have some jewelry ideas I’m working on too!

So what’s up with you??

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Weekly Menu 10/13

We don’t have any actual plans this week, which is a miracle!! I prepped taco chili for lunch and it smells amazing!!

Here’s what we are having for dinners this week:

Monday: Beyond burgers and roasted veggies

Tuesday: steak tacos (taco salad for me)

Wednesday: BBQ chicken and veggies

Thursday: bbq chicken salads

Friday: leftovers or chicken tenders in the air fryer.

What’s on your menu this week? I’m trying to mix it up and make meals the interesting. I need ideas!

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What’s Up, Wednesday 10/9

What’s up, what’s up?

  • We had the best weekend! My cousins wedding was beautiful and so much fun!
  • We got a dog!!!! Meet Gizzy an almost 3 year old Bichon Frise. We are so in Love already!
  • I got one on one time with my boy last night. I love that kid so much!!! He came home for family Sunday too. We had a crab and shrimp feast!
  • I hope everyone else’s week is fabulous! Happy hump day!