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FITness & CHRISTMAS

MY TOP FITNESS FAVS! These are my go to FITness picks for Christmas. Stability training, heart pounding hard core workouts from your home or a gym. TRX SUSPENSION TRAINER  https://www.instagram.com/p/CRcLKwUHF2w/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link TERRACORE TRAINER & TERRAGLIDE (<live links to the products) https://www.instagram.com/reel/Ctwtr9dt4U1/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link&igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== https://www.instagram.com/reel/CsEbaEEr4WA/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link&igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cu2KYdTvFsf/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link&igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== https://www.instagram.com/reel/CqqS0SwpP0J/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link&igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== ABDOLLY I have been using the ab dolly for years. It's perfect… Continue reading FITness & CHRISTMAS

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Eat Good Feel Good Look Better

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 Eat Good Feel Good Look Better

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Holiday Habits to Stay On Track

1 Mental & Physical Being : During the holidays, amid hectic schedules, investing 15 to 30 minutes daily in exercise has a significant well-being impact. Cardio & weight training decreases stress and helps fight fatique. 2 Repetitive Maintenance: Focus on eating healthy, hitting your workout goals,and staying on track. Eat before a holiday office party.… Continue reading Holiday Habits to Stay On Track

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ROAD TRIP Weekend Away

Arkansas bound to a collage town. I have major packing anxiety especially when it comes to a Fall weekend in Fayetteville. The weather is suppose to be highly promising but the wind and vasilating temps can be troublesome. On top of, we have a laundry list of activities so when in doubt bring it all.… Continue reading ROAD TRIP Weekend Away

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Game Day & Tailgate Time

While here in Texas it doesn't feel the slightest bit like Fall...but the fact is, football season is upon us. Soon crowds will be gathering but not before finding their perfect game day super fan outfit! I think it's now called SPIRIT WEAR! Tailgating and game days in Texas can be hotter than hell or… Continue reading Game Day & Tailgate Time

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CONCERT SERIOUS

Summer Concert season in Dallas, Texas is in full swing. No one does it better than the fine folks at LIVENATION! They offer a rich VIP concert experience that feels seamless from start to finish. I take my concert going very seriously. To me, concert going is like a sport. I treat it like a… Continue reading CONCERT SERIOUS

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Fearless Fifties

Peace out 40's! I'm primed and ready to rock and roll the next ten years like a boss! I mean that. Forties were merely a warm up and moderate jog as far as I'm concerned. Fifties...bring it on...I'm ready to run! FEARLESS FIFTIES! Norma Kamali Diana Dress Maybe everyone feels this way? Maybe by the… Continue reading Fearless Fifties

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Party Season 2023

Wedding season is in full bloom. Not to mention, graduation ceremonies and parties galore. As the calendar turns to Spring and Summer, these celebrations call for special attire that strikes the perfect balance between chic and appropriate. This party season can also wreck havoc on your waist line so watch out! Whether you're a guest… Continue reading Party Season 2023

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Swimsuit season 2023

I know I know...swimsuit season is upon us. Ladies, let's think positive...shall we. Let's think enhance instead of cover up! f you are shapely, enhance the shapely-ness. If you are buxom, show it off. If you are chasing kids at the pool or waterpark do it without worry. I have picked quality suits that should… Continue reading Swimsuit season 2023

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Intentional 3 month check in

My word for 2023 is INTENTIONAL! At the first of the year, I committed myself to some intentional intentions...if you missed the post, simply click HERE! Now it's report card time...so how am I doing so far? HEALTH: Instead of doing a super sonic juice cleanse, which I'm not a fan of, I decided to… Continue reading Intentional 3 month check in

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Fancy Frenzy – WHAT TO WEAR?

I'm having a fancy February freak out! On one hand I feel incredibly excited and honored to be invited to some upcoming parties and special formal celebrations. On the other hand, I'm a nervous nelly anxiously scouring amazon and other sites for formal cocktail attire. I feel like a baby child and I just want… Continue reading Fancy Frenzy – WHAT TO WEAR?

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INTENTIONAL 2023

Intention is purpose! Intention is something that one hopes or intends to accomplish. My 2023 word for the new year is INTENTIONAL! Former NEW YEAR word post EVOLVE Former NEW YEAR word post DELIBERATE WHAT DOES THAT ME FOR ME? In 2023 I’m going to be more INTENTIONAL with... TIME FINANCES RELATIONSHIPS On a plane… Continue reading INTENTIONAL 2023

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Party EATS & TREATS Superbowl 57

  TROY AIKMAN   Football fanatics beware...SUPERBOWL 57 is near. This is always my favorite instant replay time of the year when I softly remind Mr. Chicken Fry that he is OLDER than the Super Bowl.  An ANNUAL sweet little fun fact that I sarcastically deliver with a whisper. I knowingly married a man who was… Continue reading Party EATS & TREATS Superbowl 57

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Top 10 BEST of 2022

2022 was full of surprises and fun! Today's post will showcase some of the most popular beauty products, gadgets and clothing from 2022. These items will keep you smiling and shining right into 2023! Speaking of smile... BEAUTY PRODUCTS BURST toothbrush! This electric toothbrush is the jam! My entire household has one. I have the… Continue reading Top 10 BEST of 2022

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FRISCO GOLD (Frisco, Colorado)

Frisco Gold! Click here and check out a fab rental house in the heart of Frisco, Colorado! The last time I visited Frisco, Colorado I was in the single digits. I was a young girl tag along for the Christmas family vacation to Copper Mountain. Mom, Dad and grandparents in tow, loaded in a sedan… Continue reading FRISCO GOLD (Frisco, Colorado)

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RE-MODEL

When the term REMODEL comes to mind, immediate anxiety washes over me while an array of adjectives dance in my head! First thought is total topsy-turviness. Because is there ever just a tiny minor remodel? In my experience, even the smallest paint job can cause an upheaval. What is suppose to be a simple one… Continue reading RE-MODEL

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What to expect: College Edition

What to expect when your expecting was one thing...but where are the Cliff Notes for "WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU VISIT YOUR COLLEGE STUDENT?" Last year, my one and only baby girl, the infamous "teen queen" set off for her first semester of college. Although our baby girl wasn't traveling over seas for a study… Continue reading What to expect: College Edition

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Pull up or Sush up!

Ladies and gentlemen, It's time to pull up or sush up! I humbly admit that Pull - ups are CRAZY hard! Unless you have been kissed by the INCREDIBLE HULK or you were born with freakishly super human upper body strength, the art of a free body pull up just isn't natural. Not for me… Continue reading Pull up or Sush up!

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STOP THE SUMMER FLUBBER

In TEXAS we must beat the heat. Texas is hardly the only state in the heat wave. I could name plenty of sticky heat stricken states begging for a rain drop or two. The high temps have a way of forcing even the best of us into a hazy, lazy, dehydrated state. Also known as… Continue reading STOP THE SUMMER FLUBBER

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Abercrombie FITness Amazon Prime Day

Ladies and gentlemen it’s here! Amazon Prime Day. Check out these links for some of my top prime picks for FITness gadgets, kitchen essentials, athletic wear, dorm room basics and much more! Abercrombie FITness Amazon Store here you will find all of favorites in catagories! Prime day hub - Here you will find my prime… Continue reading Abercrombie FITness Amazon Prime Day

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Cabo 2.0

Follow me for another stamp in you passport! Last month Mr. Chicken Fry and I took a 5 day vaca, a Cabo reboot, for some rest and relaxation. The goal was to get a more in depth taste and feel of "CABO". The discovery was a success and there is much to see and plenty… Continue reading Cabo 2.0

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Show me the Summer Part 2

Summer smocked shorts with elastic waist. Super loose fitting beach shorts to dress up or dress down. They mimic a skirt and are ultra flattering. Dress a pair of the babies up with some wedges or flat sandals. Im crazy crushing on the STEVE MADDEN WEDGE thong sandal. These bold color jelly looking wedges are… Continue reading Show me the Summer Part 2

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Fun Flirty active wear and swim suits!

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Mother’s Day Cheers to you!

SALUDE! SKOAL! Kung Pai. Cheers Y’all! Toast to the fact that Spring has sprung and that Summer is near. Order up a homemade champagne cocktail and do whatever makes you happy! CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL  SUGAR CUBE BITTERS (orange) CONTREAU HOW TO MAKE IT! Place the sugar cube in the bottom of the champagne glass.  Douse the… Continue reading Mother’s Day Cheers to you!

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But…how does it work?

This post is an up close look into exactly how my virtual training sessions work. As a certified personal trainer/FITness instructor, it was easy to conduct workout sessions from home during the pandemic. I would simply plan the workouts, que the music and perform the workouts. It was sort of follow the leader, do what… Continue reading But…how does it work?

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The Trilogy Wand

Prepare for home facial bliss! Introducing the Trilogy Wand, a three in one in home facial spa experience. This do-it-yourself beauty wand is sure to leave your skin begging for more. The first of it's kind, The Trilogy Wand is a way to enhance or extend the life of your skin care and or beauty… Continue reading The Trilogy Wand

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SPRING SNEAKER TALK

If my sneakers could talk they would have a smorgasbord to brag about! Mainly our. relationship. Me and my sneaks are friends. They are like my daily ride or die buddies. My sneakers are like a tribe of their own. I rely on my sneakers just like we rely on our best friends word of… Continue reading SPRING SNEAKER TALK

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ABERCROMBIE & FITness BEST OF 2021

Ladies and gents...it's been a wild year. Abercrombie & FItness was no stranger to the bizarre twist and turns of 2021. Last January, clients (old and new) began to trickle into the gym for face to face and one on one contact. It was so nice to have some "in the flesh" folks in the… Continue reading ABERCROMBIE & FITness BEST OF 2021

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Telluride Advocate

Hotel BAR @ the Peak Hotel. Downtown Telluride Step into "Telluride" with big expectation! The best snow skiing, snow boarding, and or snow sports in Colorado, in my experience. Centered in small valley, Telluride is an exclusive and super unique town and mountain. It's luxurious ski options and small crowds keep the mountain traffic to… Continue reading Telluride Advocate

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Sun kisses from CABO

It had been over 15 years since Mr. Chicken Fry and I had visited Cabo San Lucas. And although CABO was not on our regularly scheduled Summer travel agenda it was a perfect place to land for the long holiday weekend. We packed our bags for some sun and family-friendly fun. Viva Los Cabos! Landing… Continue reading Sun kisses from CABO

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San Diego / Coranado

There is sooo much to love about sunny San Diego. It's the perfect long weekend getaway. If you are looking for a family friendly holiday get away spot, Coranado Island is ready and waiting. There is something for everyone. The weather is almost always amazing making for a warm backdrop of activities. Biking, walking, jogging,… Continue reading San Diego / Coranado

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THE PREP KITCHEN

THE PREP KITCHEN is my newest obsession for healthy pre-cooked meals delivered right to your front door! Did you hear me? "Healthy" gourmet meals that don't require an ounce of work. NO PREP time, NO COOK time! Unlike other meal delivery companies such as Blue Apron or Hello Fresh, The PREP KITCHEN, AKA "PK" does… Continue reading THE PREP KITCHEN

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IMBALANCE

The word "too" before or after anything is what we call imbalance. Too much or too little of anything is not balanced. We can drink too much water and we might not be drinking enough. We can over-exercise and yet not exercise enough. We can shop and overspend and those who don't ever spend both… Continue reading IMBALANCE

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Vanity Pounds

Girlfriends, the pesky last 5-10 pounds can be so frustrating. RIGHT?!?    Why is it so hard?   Most likely it’s because vanity pounds have nothing to do with actual health.   The last 5-10 pounds are generally a personal preference! I look at vanity pounds as a personal individual ascetic.  We all have a set… Continue reading Vanity Pounds

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Let’s talk about sex baby let’s talk about hormones and ME!

For mature audiences only! After four or more years of listening to women discuss their hormone treatment plans, I made a calculated decision that it was now my turn. I felt an abounding need to have my very own hormone panel. As a mature 47 year old woman, I scheduled an appointment with LIFESTREAM ,… Continue reading Let’s talk about sex baby let’s talk about hormones and ME!

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NouFlex High Bar and resistance bands

Introducing the NouFlex High Bar! This adaptable piece of home workout equipment caught my eye about 8 weeks ago. And like I thought, it's a compact, versatile piece of FITness equipment. The NouFlex HighBar is a resistance training system for all FITness levels. Offering different ranges in resistance, the NOUFLEX High Bar comes with three… Continue reading NouFlex High Bar and resistance bands

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A TALE OF TWO LASHES!

Once upon a time, there was a girl named Angi who from the time she was born had blonde curly eyelashes. She grew up knowing that mascara was a lifeline. For decades, Angi swabbed coats and coats of mascara on her lashes daily to compensate for the lackluster blonde lashes and eyebrows that left her… Continue reading A TALE OF TWO LASHES!

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TerraGlide

This compact piece of equipment is operational for home, gym, outdoor or hotel travel workouts. It’s light weight but sturdy for high impact high intensity interval training. My newest FITness obsession is the TerraGlide. A four wheeled wicked cool balance and core trainer. It’s core- iffic! At any time pop the wheels out lock them… Continue reading TerraGlide

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Girl Dorm Essentials

It's true - the Baby Girl Teen Queen is headed to college. All my mom ears hear is that my baby girl is going to live in another state (AKA 5.5 long hours away from my arms, I mean home!) GULP! To ensure that she has all the comforts, all the cuteness and all the… Continue reading Girl Dorm Essentials

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Drumroll for Drumsticks

Are you ready for the EASIEST most simple family-style meal on planet earth? It's loaded with protein and there is almost no prep time. If you're into chicken get ready for finger-licking finger food. I have made it with drumsticks and or chicken thighs and both cook up flavorful and perfect every time. WHAT YOU… Continue reading Drumroll for Drumsticks

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TERRACORE GIVEAWAY – AUGUST 1

I have eagerly been anticipating the big announcement....drum roll, please. The fine folks at TerraCore have asked me to participate in a giveaway. I'm beaming with excitement to gift someone my very favorite piece of workout equipment on planet earth! GIVE AWAY DETAILS AND HOW TO ENTER - SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM From the second… Continue reading TERRACORE GIVEAWAY – AUGUST 1

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Active wear

Muscle Tank by Core 10 bright-colored muscle tank is the Summer vibe. It cuts in at the waist and has detailed ruching on both sides. It comes in other colors and is thin and lightweight. Breathable fabric perfect for summer sweat sessions! And these leggings are incredible. Soft, compression and can you even believe this… Continue reading Active wear

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Stuffed Poblano Peppers – healthy home cooking

Stepping way out of my box and into poblano peppers! Y'all know that I don't necessarily "cook". It's not my true love language but something came over me yesterday and I had to have it. What started as light bar banter chit chat the night before was stuck in my head and I had to… Continue reading Stuffed Poblano Peppers – healthy home cooking

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Amber: An Ambassador of Pure Energy

It's a funny thing to say..."but from the moment we met online we just clicked." I met Amber online through my virtual workout program. There is a very specific vibe of cheerful happiness in Amber's presence. You will see it in her pictures and I felt it from the second we connected on Zoom for… Continue reading Amber: An Ambassador of Pure Energy

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Healthy Obligations

Welcome to the week.   Summer is in full swing.  Thankfully, all of the excitement and hustle-bustle of graduation is behind us.  But there will be no settling down per se.  The obligation of all things freshman year of college is full steam ahead.  In fact, it reminded me of a previous post I wrote… Continue reading Healthy Obligations

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Smiling Sharon: inspiring grit

How could anyone forget this smile! Sharon’s sweet smile and precious heart came to me virtually about 9 am so grateful for Angi and her work-outs! They helped me to get through a Spartan Race on June 12, 2021 that had been postponed from June of 2020. Leading up to March 2020, I lived in… Continue reading Smiling Sharon: inspiring grit

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Prime day + Healthy Savvy Fun Finds

For a full look at all the Abercrombie and FITness top picks for activewear, fitness equipment, kitchen essentials, muscle recovery, supplements and sparkle click HERE! Have you heard of AIR TAGs? Apple has now made it easy and crazy affordable to find your stuff! By stuff I mean your dogs, cats, animals, bags, keys, purse,… Continue reading Prime day + Healthy Savvy Fun Finds

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Viva La Mexico

I have been traveling to Cancun, Mexico for the better part of 40 years. Suffice it to say I have watched it go from jungle to a bee bopping hot spot! What I have never experienced in Cancun until recently is an ALL-INCLUSIVE RESORT. To tell you the truth I was terrified. To think of… Continue reading Viva La Mexico

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Strength over Skinny! – Meet Michelle

All the way from SAN FRANCISCO, CA meet Michelle. This amazing woman came into my life last year during the pandemic. She was one of the many who choose to have the camera on during the workouts. Michelle was always bright, cheery and most engaging. Not only was she inquisitive about the exercises but I… Continue reading Strength over Skinny! – Meet Michelle

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Suzanne H: Success Story

Introducing....all the way from Oregon, Suzanne H. Would you believe that Suzanne and I had a one-time day trip encounter in San Diego, California on a private boat. Neither of us really knew that one 40 min deep conversation on a random Sunday boat cruise would turn into a full-fledge friendship. BUT IT DID! Suzanne… Continue reading Suzanne H: Success Story

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MARGIE GOSS SUCCESS STORY

June marks a significant anniversary and special moment in time for Abercrombie &FITness! It was las June when I began hosting large zoom workout sessions! Over the last year I have had the privilege of training women ALL over the United States. Many of which have stayed the course and committed to the workout sessions.… Continue reading MARGIE GOSS SUCCESS STORY

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Samantha: Success story

I'm taken by a true story. There is nothing like a true story to sweep you off your feet and tug at your heartstrings. I don't read or watch a lot of fiction but honey I can get LOST all up in a true story. This month, it's all about true testimonials at Abercrombie and… Continue reading Samantha: Success story

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STAY GOLDEN

Stay Golden...I just love this sleeveless tank! I found it on Amazon. It's a quality t-shirt material and it's under $20. I love the colors and the positive theme! Stay Golden! Why yes...I like a golden glow, I love the golden sunshine and CRZ Yoga biker shorts! The naked feeling high-rise biker shorts are truly… Continue reading STAY GOLDEN

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GRADUATION STATION PARTY & GIFTS

The teen queen is soon to be a high school graduate and to celebrate the occasion I'm throwing a party! She wanted the party to be frilly and fun. I rented a OH MY SUGAR BAR gorgeous full 8 feet by 8 feet flower wall as a picture backdrop! It's feminine and soft for all… Continue reading GRADUATION STATION PARTY & GIFTS

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Set me up Spring & Summer

This is the time of year I start forecasting my Spring and Summer workout wardrobe. Freshen it up a bit. I like to add a few new colors to the mix. This three pack of muscle tanks is a sweet deal! Choose from a variety of colors. They are light weight and super breathable. Tanks… Continue reading Set me up Spring & Summer

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Arkansas

Wellcome to Fayetteville, Arkansas. Home of the Arkansas Razorbacks. Mr. Chicken Fry planned a college trip visit for our beloved teen queen. An informal "family" college visit to see the University of Arkansas. Our first time to see the city and state that our precious baby will live in for the next several years. From… Continue reading Arkansas

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BURST

It’s time to level up my toothbrush game! Allow me to confess. I’m a massive over-brusher. I’m a little obsessive and tend to brush my teeth on average 5-6 times a day. It’s the first thing I do in the morning. My second brush comes just after my two hour coffee ritual. Burst brush I… Continue reading BURST

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Report Cards

I was not a stellar stand-out superior student.  The last time my report card had a sea of A's, was in elementary school.  But before all of you brainiacs label me dumb please keep reading. I honorably held a strong A-B, with the occasional C in math, sort of report card.  And...unlike most of my… Continue reading Report Cards

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Middle Age Workout Guide

It happens! I have it to.  I'm middle-aged so sue me!  My 30's seem like a complete blur! It's as if I was trapped in fast forward. Forty-five came out of no where and sucker punched me in the gut!  Two years later, I celebrated a small covid birthday which with good math puts me… Continue reading Middle Age Workout Guide

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Motivation moves you

Where does pure motivation come from? The answer might surprise you! It comes from the inside. It’s what drives you to do something. Motivation is the thing that moves you to action. Inspiration comes from the outside. We are often inspired by outside influences. We might find inspiring solace in a book or catching a… Continue reading Motivation moves you

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Spring Time = Gym Time

This time of year always begs for something new. Spring seems to be a time of renewal and openness to getting organized. As a fresh start to the month, I say toss out all of your old hole-ie socks! You know the ones. The pair that bug you because they have lost their strength. Stock… Continue reading Spring Time = Gym Time

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Bold Beginnings

This post is NOT about coffee!  It's about how to start your day! I operate under the assumption that there are two kinds of morning people, those who are graceful and collected and those who aren't!  Which one are you? Are you one of those smooth morning routine types whose morning mimics a professional pit… Continue reading Bold Beginnings

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Move more, Eat less + other rocket science-savvy

Caffeine, Coco nibs, red peppers, grapefruit, ginger, and green tea, have all been linked to weight loss. Is it true? The answer is yes, but... In day to day real life, these "superfoods" only contribute to weight loss or help speed up the metabolism a tincey tiny bit. Don't get me wrong, I'm all about… Continue reading Move more, Eat less + other rocket science-savvy

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For the love of ACTIVITY! (active wear)

No one told SOREL started making sneakers! Coming in hot at $139 but I have to say I'm surprised they aren't $250! These shoes are the bomb. I love the look all the way around. They come in four other color combos. They are unique in that they tie under the shoe. They tie tight… Continue reading For the love of ACTIVITY! (active wear)

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But _____ won’t eat healthy with me!

My spouse, my kids, my roommate, my bestie will NOT eat healthy. How are you suppose to clean up your diet when those around you eat like crap? YOU DO YOU! DO YOU BOO! No one is holding you hostage and force feeding you SNICKERDOODLE COOKIES. Those friends, family, or co-workers who choose to inhale… Continue reading But _____ won’t eat healthy with me!

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A prediction on restriction

I'm about to say some things about the D-word. DIET. A lot of what I'm about to harp on you already know to be true. What I hope is that maybe my direct words and approach will enlighten you when it comes to DIETING. A huge problem with RESTRICTIVE diets or dieting is this, "if… Continue reading A prediction on restriction

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Novaturient (online boutique)

I'm going to keep it real and keep it in the family. And by family I mean, my tribe, my friends, my goal-getters and girl gang workout warriors here is a little something different. Today is an all inspiring post about a bad to the bone female who can't be stopped. A girl who genuinely… Continue reading Novaturient (online boutique)

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Set RESOLUTION but now experiencing severe to moderate anxiety!

First week of January in the books...How did it go? I hope you didn't do what I think you did?!?! Don't do it! Don't do it! Whatever you do...DO NOT set your pretty little self up for shame and disappointment. If you are contemplating weight loss or living a more active lifestyle for your beautiful… Continue reading Set RESOLUTION but now experiencing severe to moderate anxiety!

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Crested Butte, Colorado

Happy new year everybody! We had a white Christmas from the bustling valley of Crested Butte, Colorado. A place I hadn’t been since I was 15! What hasn't changed is the darling quaint gingerbread town. Brightly painted shops, restaurants, and galleries galore! The town of Crested Butte is approximately 2.5 miles away from the ski… Continue reading Crested Butte, Colorado

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BUCK UP AND BUNDLE UP

How do I get by during the long cold Winter months? I buck it up and bundle up! It's the only way to survive and breathe in fresh air! I hit the pavement looking like a bloated bank robber. Hat, scarf, gloves, several under layers, a puffy coat and whatever else I can find. Id… Continue reading BUCK UP AND BUNDLE UP

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Tighter and Brighter CHRISTMAS FITness

YEAR END sounds so final!  And like never before this "year-end" will be a biggie.   I for one will be giving 2020 a queen-worthy, TEXAS size wave goodbye. Bring on brighter days. CHECK OUT ALL THE ABERCROMBIE & FITness APPROVED active wear, gym equipment and more! ABERCROMBIE FITness AMAZON STORE! Calendars and schedules are… Continue reading Tighter and Brighter CHRISTMAS FITness

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White Chicken Chili

The following low carb recipe is not only easy but it's also a low-fat Abercrombie and FITness approved recipe. While I can't take credit for this tasty warm delightful dish, I can boast that I put my own personal spin on it. It's a hybrid between bean soup and hearty chili. Speaking of hybrid -… Continue reading White Chicken Chili

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HOLIDAY DUE DILIGENCE

Prepare now. Do your due diligence to prevent the post holiday blubber regret.   Typically the day after Thanksgiving is a shocker. You wake up feeling bloated and guilty! Reality kicks in. You suddenly realize that Christmas is four weeks away which means five weeks until New Year's Day! Honey, we need to get excited about… Continue reading HOLIDAY DUE DILIGENCE

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Thanksgiving overload

We are a week away from Thanksgiving. A traditional holiday that fundamentally revolves around food, family and football.  Do yourself a ginormous favor and make a plan.  Heaven knows you don't want to make the same mistake you made last year.   Remember?  Remember you stuffed yourself so silly that you had to resort to… Continue reading Thanksgiving overload

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Sweatshirt Season

I'm a sucker for vibrant stripes. I guess it's the strong 70's vibe I get when I wear it. I found this darling pull over/tunic on Amazon. This top is not bulky or thick and it easily tucks into jeans. I have been wearing it untucked with leggings or tucked in with jeans. I'm wearing… Continue reading Sweatshirt Season

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Wake up in the morning feeling like…

2020 has been groundhog year. I'm still in shock that the whole world actually shut down for an extended period of time. There was fear of the unknown, panic, and terror of a highly contagious virus. I can't deny that all of the above and then some added to my habitual wine intake and foggy… Continue reading Wake up in the morning feeling like…

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Don’t be a DING DONG

With a look of bewilderment, I tilt my head and wonder. What would it be like to have a one on one sit down with the CEO or founders of Little Debbie snack foods, Hostess or Nabisco? (just to name a few) My first question would be, "What exactly is your company mission statement?" I… Continue reading Don’t be a DING DONG