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Random Restocks Plus Some

I might have taken my cross training a little to lightly.  Cross training as in bouncing between food and wine.  I had a small scale melt down Friday and let it all go.  BLAME IT ON Post VACA blues! SIGH! To get my mood and mind right I seek FITness inspiration via retail therapy. Therefore… Continue reading Random Restocks Plus Some

Travel

But we just got here!

The title of this post was originally..."Bahamas...know before you go!" It was mainly going to be a tell all of the tales on how to get to the Bahamas! SKIRT!!! But...after three hours of landing in Spanish Wells, a small island next to Eleuthera, the Prime Minister announced that all US flights to the Bahamas… Continue reading But we just got here!

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But I’m still hungry?!?

A growling tummy is a marvelous manifestation of a healthy appetite.     Dear girlfriend a hefty appetite is what we are after.  A high functioning metabolism is a beautiful thing! August is breathing down our neck.  It's practically here but no need to panic because you're on a role! You have been grinding out the weekly workouts… Continue reading But I’m still hungry?!?

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10 min my abs?!?!?

No one, I mean not one single person is getting a chiseled mid section with just ten minutes of ab work!  Any person on the planet with hard-core ripped abs will tell you that they didn't earn their tight abs by simply doing 10 minutes of ab exercises a day!  I hate to bust your… Continue reading 10 min my abs?!?!?

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Why lose weight anyway?

Why live a healthy lifestyle anyway?  What's in it for me you might ask. Don't you want to feel better? Why lose the the weight...BECAUSE.... You've tried to lose weight before without proper encouragement and training but  you have been unsuccessful. You've tried to moderate and portion control. You've tried all the fad diets and… Continue reading Why lose weight anyway?

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Push past the plateau

 The scorching Texas temperature is a ceaseless reminder.  Texans keep fingers crossed that the extreme heat will plateau then quickly nose dive back down into the mid 90's. Speaking of plateaus, I want to address this real phenomenon that can happen to anyone.  Perhaps you are one of many who hit the weights hard during… Continue reading Push past the plateau

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Scale-A-Non

Hi, My name is Angi and I WAS a scale -a-hlolic! I weighed myself as much as 8 times a day or more!  Naturally, I hid this nasty little addiction from my husband and friends. After all, why did they need to know that a 5 to 7 pound flux on the scale was driving… Continue reading Scale-A-Non

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CHIPOLTE CHICKEN SALAD

The heat is still sweltering hot and I thought y'all could use another cool summer meal. This one will take you through the Texas September warm weather and is a Labor Day weekend hit. Yesterday I concocted another version of my original LITE CHICKEN SALAD. Like my infamous lite chicken salad, this too is bold… Continue reading CHIPOLTE CHICKEN SALAD

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Summer (travel) essentials

Besides sitting in the sun, my only enjoyment during my 3 week long covid19 quarantine was combing the internet.  I checked on everything from summer sundresses to dumbbells. They say that the mind is a super powerful tool.  In which case I kept my mind laser focused on inspiring FITness and travel essentials. My mantra… Continue reading Summer (travel) essentials

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PRIME WARDROBE try on session

  TRINA TURK ROMPERThis romper is made out of bathing suit material!  It's so light weight and soft. The floral. tropical pattern is bright and made me feel like vaca vibes.   I will be wearing this with a pair of flip flops or wedges to dinner but it could easily be a slip on cover up!… Continue reading PRIME WARDROBE try on session

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Active wear comparison

I want to get right to business.  I swoon for smart soft active wear.  Hello I practically live in it year around.  More so, I enjoy stretching my dollars and therefore don't mind hunting and pecking for a deal. Y'all me and my family are no strangers to the all heavenly Lululemon.  It's hard not… Continue reading Active wear comparison

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Boredom breeds browsing

It's been exactly 15 days since I tested positive for COVID-19.  That's 15 days of full blown boredom browsing!  I found myself surfing the internet from the confines of my media recliner. There was nothing to do but BROWSE and BUY! Why not make good use of the down time and give my active wear… Continue reading Boredom breeds browsing

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Pandemic Vaca FIT or FAT?

Are we going anywhere for Summer vacation?  A million dollar question that millions of Americans are asking themselves.  Like you, we too are are itching for a get away.  Not to mention that we have been quarantined for what seems like two decades now. Where are you headed?  Perhaps a low-key private Bahamian bungalow beach house?… Continue reading Pandemic Vaca FIT or FAT?

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Slow your ROLL!

Have you ever tried to change a bad habit? Smoking, drinking, weight loss, diet, relationships, foul mouth, speeding, drug addiction, over use of technology, hairspray, eye liner, or bangs!?!? It's not the easiest thing to do.  It takes a whole lot of stamina and determination sprinkled with spoon fulls of CHANGE! Often times, we go… Continue reading Slow your ROLL!

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Fooling you health foods 15 to be exact

I have never said it was easy. I know...trust me...I know how nerve racking it is navigating a new healthy eating regimen.  There is so much buzz and opinion circulating about what's healthy and what   you should and should not eat for weight loss. You make your mind up then what?  If this isn't… Continue reading Fooling you health foods 15 to be exact

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What’s in your TOOL BELT

What's in your tool belt?  Don't look at me like I'm crazy. You have a tool belt too. we all do. When I met the infamous Mr. Chicken Fry he was a charismatic 34-year-old bachelor with a tool CUP!  YES, A CUP!   He literally had a plastic red drinking cup tucked away in a… Continue reading What’s in your TOOL BELT

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Code Covid-19

Well Sh*t y'all... It got me! As if I hadn't already been having a helluva week, last Thursday I tested positive for Covid-19.   I know you have questions and I plan to address all of them.  But to do that it's also important to explain the lead up.  Sunday, June 14th It was scorching… Continue reading Code Covid-19

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Keep Calm Stay Cool

Do you feel that? It seems to me that there is a certain electricity in the air.  Or could it be that it's just the sense a heightened awareness of germs.  Everywhere you look you can spot a Purell pump, a table with GIN grade sanitizer and a jumbo box of latex gloves. I'm a… Continue reading Keep Calm Stay Cool

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Gene Pool

Before we dive into today’s deep subject, I want you to clear your mind and open your ears.  I want you to listen up and hear me loud and crystal clear.  HEALTHY HABITS OUT PERFORM GOOD GENETICS.  Is that profound and super exciting news or what?   It's the truth.  Healthy habits run circles around the gene pool.Right… Continue reading Gene Pool

FITogether virtual training

TABATA TUTORIAL

Holy smokes it's almost FRIDAY! I'm firing up FRIDAY with a Tabata workout guaranteed to torch calories and sculpt lean muscle. If you want to try a drop in session sign up today by 10pm Abercrombie & FITness ZOOM REGISTRATION If you are new to the TABATA format allow me to explain. Your free to… Continue reading TABATA TUTORIAL

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FIT & FUNNY Father’s Day Gifts xws

Just when you think it's safe to to chill and relax into June... Father's Day sneaks in.  I will not be caught off guard this year! My Mr. Chicken Fry officially became a daddy at 41 years young!  When I look back now, I always knew he would be a good cool dad.  But this… Continue reading FIT & FUNNY Father’s Day Gifts xws

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Over Eatery

Over eating is a tough touchy subject. It's uncomfortable. Exposing an area of weakness is unnatural and therefore awkward. Unfortunately, over eating exposes itself.  It's hard to hide. It's hard to hide because over eating causes multiple internal and external issues including a morphed soft blob of a body further leading to mental and physical struggles.… Continue reading Over Eatery

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Abercrombie & FITness virtual ZOOM

Hello beautiful you! I'm Angi Abercrombie, a FITness professional and certified personal trainer with over 22 years experience in the industry.  I own a boutique personal training studio in Coppell, TX. I beyond pumped to bring you the best of the best workouts from the comfort of your home.  Let's rock this thing! ZOOM? FROM YOUR… Continue reading Abercrombie & FITness virtual ZOOM

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Just Bust a Move

You wanted it, now you got it. You want it, baby you got it!!! Lately I have been asked a lot about home exercise equipment.  My advice is always simple..."FITness doesn't have to be fancy." Ladies and gentleman you can get a FITastic workout in with minimal equipment. In terms of home workout, I'm a… Continue reading Just Bust a Move

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Balls to the wall

It's Friday which in home sheltering/quarantine mode doesn't mean as much as it once did!  But I still like the sound of it!   The world slowed down a little bit.  We're not all out running and gunning living life "balls to the wall" but it sure isn't going to slow my roll on the FITness… Continue reading Balls to the wall

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PANTY TALK

In girl world, pantry lines are a serious crime. Any sign of a crease or hint of an undergarment outline is taboo.  Almost an unforgiving forbidden felony in this modern decade!   Last year, panty lines, was a hot topic and most frequently asked question: What kind of panties do you wear when you workout?… Continue reading PANTY TALK

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Summer Time 101

It's almost Summer and I couldn't be more excited.   We Abercrombie's spend the majority of the Summer, (next three months)  in our backyard.  We hang in the swimming pool, lay in the sun and or sit outside as much as we can! In Texas, it get's hot in a hurry therefore a backyard umbrella… Continue reading Summer Time 101

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The FITting Room: Active wear

Hello fellow workout warriors!  How is everyone holding up? I have been hunting for some new fresh active wear and landed on a few items too good not to share! ON WOMENS's CLOUD FLYER CROSS TRAINER I have been dying to get my feet in a pair of the newest rage in cross trainers.  A… Continue reading The FITting Room: Active wear

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A sincere Sugarplum thank you

Approximately six weeks ago I received a call from my beloved friend and soul sister, Cassie at Hi Sugarplum.Little did I know she was about to brighten my day with more than just her sparkling personality. She was calling to see if I would train and host a LIVE Saturday workout for she and her… Continue reading A sincere Sugarplum thank you

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TABATA BING TABATA BOOM BIRTHDAY

In light of my upcoming (47th) birthday I want to gift you with a passing of the torch so to speak.  I'm gifting you with my favorite timed workout in the whole wide world.  I'm passing the tabata torch to you! For those of you who are new to TABATA, here is a tutorial of… Continue reading TABATA BING TABATA BOOM BIRTHDAY

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Mother daughter partner workout

I begged, I pleaded and then out of desperation I used the o'l Mother's Day is coming guilt trip! What do you know, it finally worked and I got the teen queen to partner up with me for an ABTASTIC core workout!!!  (WORKTOUT VIDEO featured at the bottom of this post) She's sporting some new vibrant… Continue reading Mother daughter partner workout

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What do women/ MOM’s want?

To YOU! SALUDE! SKOAL! Kung Pai. Cheers Y'all! It's FRIDAY! Toast to the fact that you have made it through another week and that TARGET is having a sale! That you made it through the weeks on end of home sheltering. That you can see the light at the end of the tunnel because we… Continue reading What do women/ MOM’s want?

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Intimidation can become inspiration

Hello and welcome to another Wednesday!  Before COVID-19 quarantine I was working on this blog post about inspiration.   I never fully finished it because I think in the wake of the virus I became UNINSPIRED! Now that time and people are slowly turning the corner I think there is much hope and inspiration to… Continue reading Intimidation can become inspiration

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Amazon Active Wear

Hello and happy Monday!  Welcome to another Amazon prime wardrobe active wear try on session. I had been feeling a little out of sorts and pining for a style refresh but then COVID-19 came and destroyed my shopping dreams. Quarantine caused a cataclysmic hault on what I thought was going to be a closet overhaul.… Continue reading Amazon Active Wear

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Strange times call for strange things

Strange times call for strange desperate purchases.  Please note that the following list of Amazon goodies are all in stock and get greater with need /desperation! So start from the bottom up! Nobody wants their nail girl back more than I do but until then I need one of these.  Sure I have clippers and… Continue reading Strange times call for strange things

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Side walk chalk not just for kids

This covid-29 quaranine has forced even the most uncreative creatures to think outside of the box. However, this little diddy is nothing new.To see the full list of the ABERCROMBIE AND FITNESS APPROVED FITness goodies check out my new AMAZON STORE FRONT HERE Abercrombie and FITness Amazon Storefront  My Amazon site is updated frequently so check… Continue reading Side walk chalk not just for kids

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Wrist Mania

Hey y'all and Happy Monday. In a recent live IG workout with my best girl Cassie at HiSugarplum there was a comment about wrist pain and or wrist discomfort due to certain workout positions. This is a such a common ailment and high on the complaint spectrum in the gym yet a topic I had never… Continue reading Wrist Mania

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I PLAY A CLEAN GAME

Hello Yall.  I have been a cleaning machine!  It's never ending over here but between virtual workouts and cleaning...I'm keeping super dee duper busy doing all of the spring cleaning projects.  Like the OVEN! Every bone in body is cringing at the sight of this photo.  I really can't believe that I'm even revealing the… Continue reading I PLAY A CLEAN GAME

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Working for the weekend

Remember when most American's worked all week just to get to the weekend?  (sigh) As a FITness instructor, a main stay question / gym topic has always been "the weekend" like "what did you do this weekend?" or "what are your plans for the coming weekend?" Of course the answers always varied.  Some people had… Continue reading Working for the weekend

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Asian Style Spicy Soup

My eyes and nose are watering like crazy as I write this yummy post.  If you follow my exact instructions you too will soon catch my drift.  If you enjoy spicy, mouth watering,  make your head perspire, kind of dishes, then this your meal ticket. This is true comfort food to fill your belly and… Continue reading Asian Style Spicy Soup

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March Madness got you bugging?

The world is in March madness. This VIRUS is trying to close exercise!  HUH NO, over my dead body. Big box gyms have been ordered for a (TEMPORARY) shut down and while I understand it will help cut down on the spread of the virus, PEOPLE NEED THEIR EXERCISE. As of right now Abercrombie and… Continue reading March Madness got you bugging?

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The low down on lock down

Just because you can't physically get to me doesn't mean you can get lean!!! Are you panicked? Scared? Bored out of your mind? Do you feel landlocked? Are you running out of ideas for the kids? Now is the time to exercise. Get the blood flowing and oxygen to the brain. Crush come calories and… Continue reading The low down on lock down

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FITting room: SPRING TIME EDITION

Bring on SPRING! Bring on the itchy watery eyes, sneezing and snotty nose if it means warmer sunny days are ahead!  I'll be happy to endure all that Spring brings if the hope and promise of Summer is ahead. Are you in the spring cleaning groove?  Are you working on cleaning up your diet?  … Continue reading FITting room: SPRING TIME EDITION

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TEN FITastic YEARS

 Abercrombie and FITness celebrates TEN FITastic years! This equals an exorbitant amount of Muscles and Mascara!  From the burbs to online coaching, I have officially fulfilled 10 full years in business.  To be a small business owner has been a dream come true.  My little slice of the pie as a professional FITness instructor has… Continue reading TEN FITastic YEARS

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FITting room: Athleta Edition

Yesterday was another dreary cold day in Texas.  I chose to break out of the funk and go for some serious. retail therapy.  I know it's odd but I found my self wandering aimlessly in Southlake Town Center.  OH look, ATHLETA. has a sale.  I popped into a sea of racks leggings and folded sports… Continue reading FITting room: Athleta Edition

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The Art of Stocking Up

Not ALL vacations are hotel worthy. The travel industry turned upside down when VRBO and Air B&B came on the scene. These agencies bonded travelers to easy online access to RENTAL properties all across the globe. There has been a massive uptick in vacation home rentals for travelers here and abroad.  The high demand for… Continue reading The Art of Stocking Up

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Side Lines

Where are all of my "side line warriors?" Where are all of the moms and dads, parents, grand parent, aunts, uncles or undying fans of an active child or teen?  I'm preaching to the coaches and friends of friends on the side lines. If you spend countless hours, weekends and week nights cheering or coaching… Continue reading Side Lines

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Inspiration Invitation

URGHH...It's still FEBRUARY!  I dont know about you but I have a very hard time finding inspiration and motivation in the blah ho hum Winter months.  It's grey, cold and wet and I miss the sunshine. Unfortunatly I can't just crawl under the covers with a delicious book or Netflix marathon for the month.  So… Continue reading Inspiration Invitation

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Bowl Time

    Football fanatics beware…SUPERBOWL 54 is hear. This is  by far my favorite instant replay time of the year when I gingerly remind Mr. Chicken Fry that he is OLDER than the Super Bowl.  An ANNUAL sweet little fun fact that I sarcastically deliever with a whisper. Yall, I knowingly married a man who was… Continue reading Bowl Time

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Wednesday Rewind – wine – wind down

Sweater weather in Texas is a fickle beast.  There are months of agonizing cold dreery wet days and blistering brisk winds with sunny skies.  By my calculation as a native Texan, we have approximately 7.5 months of what I call tentative "sweater weather". As an active woman, keeping up with the constant temperature swings is… Continue reading Wednesday Rewind – wine – wind down

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Keeping it cazz-u-all: Try on session

From workout wear to date night Amazon has it going on!  As an active wear enthusiast I  value searching for quality active wear.  I want cute clothes that that will have at least a two year life span in my closet and priced as such.  The key word is QUALITY. Like this V neck pull… Continue reading Keeping it cazz-u-all: Try on session

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Love Yourself – Amazon Goodies

Hello lovelies, In the sweet spirit of fast approaching February I think we should talk about about LOVE! Self love! Roses are RED, Violets are BLUE...February is the month to sprinkle much LOVE on precious special YOU! Girls, it's perfectly acceptable to shower yourself with gratitude and Botox! Lol This is what I call self… Continue reading Love Yourself – Amazon Goodies

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The Fitting room: Jeans edition

You can take the girl out of her leggings or sweats but you dang sure better have a pair of her best  jeans near by! I love jeans and tees.  The only problem is, I HATE to shop.  Earlier this week, I put my big girl panties on and hit the FITing room. In a… Continue reading The Fitting room: Jeans edition

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FAB 5 FITness GADGETS

Hello fellow friends.  Welcome to my FAB FIVE FITness gadgets! Introducing the GoBe 2  (click the highlighted link for direct access) Prepare to be amazed!  This Abercrombie and FITness approved go go gadget will really wow you with ALL of the things it can do! What's more, it's on Amazon for under $200.  The price is… Continue reading FAB 5 FITness GADGETS

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Take me back to Telluride

Take seat! Grab a hot tea, cup of coffee or glass of wine and nestle in by the fire for my Telluride tell all.  It's going to be a senic treat I assure you. Not to mention home of the Coors Light blue mountains...the only beer Mr. Chicken FRY DRINKS!! (we should own stock) The… Continue reading Take me back to Telluride

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Bye Bye Shin Bang

Have you ever suffered from severe shin pain, shin swelling and/or shin bruising from snow skiing? GIRL I feel ya! Shin Bang  has been a real problem for me for way too many years. HOWever, with a few quick affordable tips, shin bang can be corrected and managed for life!  FOREVER!  THE END, bye bye… Continue reading Bye Bye Shin Bang

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Sports Conditioning

Are you on Christmas overload?  Are you struggling or suffering from Obsessive Christmas Disorder? Are you holiday partied out or ready to shake your groove thing until 2020 rolls around?  Anyone need some tips and guidance for not over indulging at ALL of the fun holiday parties this season?  Check out these former blog posts… Continue reading Sports Conditioning

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Shin Bang

Walking in a winter wonderland is one thing.  Snow skiing on a wintery mountainside is another! Please read, follow and shop along my small  "SNOW WOE" tale with a happy ending. ***IF YOU ARE ONLY HERE for the designer shoe sale and shopping links, scroll down!!  (also see Amazon hot deals) Have you ever heard… Continue reading Shin Bang

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Abercrombie & FITness: Spicy Corn

Does your holiday spread need a little dolling up?  Are you tired of the same-ole same -ole casseroles and traditional dishes? There is not anything particulary fufu or uber special about the following recipe other than it's spicy and EASY like Sunday morning to make!  It's also happens to be an ABERCROMBIE AND FITNESS approved… Continue reading Abercrombie & FITness: Spicy Corn

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The FITting room: Ski Season

Do these goggles make my butt look big? Lol Where are all of my active snow sport fans? Any ski bums, snow bunnies, or snow boarders in the house?  And forgive me, but what is the proper terminology? Do I just say boarders?? Do I even need to add snow to the front of boarders?… Continue reading The FITting room: Ski Season

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Nostalgia Lost

O CHRISTmas tree O CHRISTmas tree... Another Abercrombie confessional... This year, dear friends, I just didn't have the heart for it. I'm a big FAT NO on nostalgia this year...so sue me! I just have not been feeling it.  Therefore, I couldn't fake it. GRIEF IS __________. (fill in the blank) Okay...so for 21 years… Continue reading Nostalgia Lost

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Gifting and planning!

YEAR END sounds so final!  And this year end will be a biggie.  We roll over into a whole new decade.  2020 is on the horizon and like it or not it's coming for us all!   (for the santa secret reveal scroll to the bottom of this post) Gift ideas for the man in… Continue reading Gifting and planning!

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SNEAKERS

Have you come out of your food coma? Wake up friends..it's CHRISTMAS SPIRIT TIME!  Time to lace up your sneakers and get a move on!  I can feel the frenzie already? When I was growing up we called our sneakers,"TENNIS SHOES."  However, in 1887, the word SNEAKER was already in use because The Boston Journal… Continue reading SNEAKERS

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The FITting Room: Amazon try on session

HAPPY FRIDAY YALL! Maybe... I'm the last one to know...but have y'all heard of Amazon prime WARDROBE?  This is what I'm talking about!!!! Amazon prime wardrobe allows you to choose up to 10 or more items to "try" TRY ON before you pay.  NO CHARGES UNTIL you make your selections!  Only pay for the items… Continue reading The FITting Room: Amazon try on session

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Thanksgiving Day Turkey Bird: Abercrombie FITness Approved

This post is dedicated to my loving father in law, Don Abercrombie, the man who taught me how to prepare and oven roast the most flavorful lip smacking turkey in town.  Thank you Don! People flip out at the mere thought of preparing and cooking the Thanksgiving or Christmas turkey! I use to be one… Continue reading Thanksgiving Day Turkey Bird: Abercrombie FITness Approved

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Amazon FIT Finds

Amazon...where have you been all of our lives!!  An online soup to nuts store with delivery and easy to use access!  I love it and I genuinely love all of the below featured products. I wanted to share a few of my latest and greatest FIT finds.  Everything from active wear...click here... to toothpaste. Supplements… Continue reading Amazon FIT Finds

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The FITting room: Active Wear

I have been on an active wear search.  While I love and appreciate everything Lululemon has done for women's athletic apparel...the prices are often a little rich for my budget. Scroll down for the surprise party announcement coming November 18th Just in time for holiday shopping and gift season...here are some FIT and fab pieces… Continue reading The FITting room: Active Wear

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Turkey Balls: Abercrombie&FITness Approved

I would like to begin today with a cooking confession:  I have never ever made a meat loaf or a meat ball.  To be more transparent about my less than cooking practices, I have also never cooked a lot of things!  I'm not the interested maker of dishes such as Chateau Brion and Lasagna.  But… Continue reading Turkey Balls: Abercrombie&FITness Approved

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JUST BEET IT!

Are you up for some dynamic dinner  or table conversation? Have you ever wondered what exactly it is about someone that you really really adore or really really can't stand or that you can't quite figure out?  Well who knew that the answer could lie in a simple dinner topic.  All you need to do… Continue reading JUST BEET IT!

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Voices Carry

There is an unurmountable amount of voices in modern culture. So many people talking and sharing.  By my calculations this is "A LOTTA" lot of voices floating around in your sphere. This is the decade we are living in...everyone has someone to influence or to be influenced by. I have a lot of outside influence...it's… Continue reading Voices Carry

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Now what?

You have kicked the unhealthy habit(s) to the curb! You hit a stride and found a comfortable routine.  You know the drill and you are keeping to your uncompromising promise to exercise at least twice a week.  Food choices, by comparison, are lights out better than ever.  Gone are the days of binge eating or… Continue reading Now what?

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Once in a life time

We had a wonderful whirl wind weekend in San Diego. It's taken me a week to re-center and get back to reality. I was on a patriotic high due to our great nation and those who dedicate their lives and careers serving the United States of America. As I mentioned, Mr. Chicken Fry received a gracious… Continue reading Once in a life time

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The FITting Room: transition time!

It's time!  I know it's been a while since I did a try on session but hey...I'm here now! The weather is slowly starting to cool down. Which means, our skin tone changes and we make adjustments to our wardrobe! Hello leggings and capri's! Tis the season for a Lululemon haul! Ladies ...I'm not a… Continue reading The FITting Room: transition time!

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Travel Babble

Today it's wheels up! pic by wanderapolis Another Abercrombie adventure with my main squeeze Mr. Chicken Fry. We are off to sunny San Diego, California for what I deem a once in a life time opportunity. Now, please know upfront that I'm a red blooded patirotic nerd so when Mr. Chicken Fry told me that… Continue reading Travel Babble

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Money matters

Recently, one of Mr. Chicken Fry's buddies dropped a folded crisp $100 dollar bill in our front yard/ drive way area. The blueish green Ben Franklin was dropped on an old school handshake exchange but neither of the guys realized that the money NEVER made hand to hand contact. In any case, the next afternoon,… Continue reading Money matters

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And then there was delivery…

The year ended and began with a giant annoyance. Instead of harboring my irritation, I made several very public announcements via social media.  I was fit to be tied and expressed my bad /sad attitude toward the higher ups at Albertsons for making a HUGE mistake.  Nothing upsets me more than a slight disruption in… Continue reading And then there was delivery…

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Happy Space

Give yourself some space! Meet GYM! Over three decades ago "the gym became my go to Happy Space. Kind of like a happy place! It was in the gym where I found a sense of refuge from the day.  The gym seemed to be a place where I could battle past all that had been… Continue reading Happy Space

Muscles and Mascara

Good GRIEF

Grief is a sneaky little sucker. It comes packing a rainbow of emotions ranging from neon bright to the darkest of dark. Grief is terribly uncomfortable. Any person who has experienced true grief I believe would agree and testify that it's a bizarre chain reaction experience.  Grief is weird because it gets all balled up… Continue reading Good GRIEF

Bringing Sweaty Back

Seven-teen

Happy Birthday to my baby girl! SEVENTEEN years old today, which will forever be dualy distinguished as "Twenty August Sixth," I labored for fourteen hours before giving birth to Presley Tene't Abercrombie. On August 26th...three and half weeks early the Lord blessed us with a miniture sized human weighing in at a whopping five pounds… Continue reading Seven-teen

Muscles and Mascara

CANNABIS – CBD

What's your take on Cannabis/ CBD? Is CBD shameful serum or the future of natural healing?  Is it just hippie voodoo or is cannabis the ticket to human health? Can it "change the future outcome" of our well being? Click this link for a direct click to the product I'm taking.   Whether we like… Continue reading CANNABIS – CBD

Abercrombie FITness training studio, Bringing Sweaty Back

Announcement

I know that so many of you have been on the edge of your seat eagerly anticipating  my giveaway announcement.   I mean there is nothing like a fresh new month and the hope of winning.   Without further ado, the lucky winner is... Aubrey Garcia! At this point, I'm not sure if Aubrey, who… Continue reading Announcement