Bringing Sweaty Back

Pineapple (skinny) cole slaw

Don't let Summer 2019 ride off into the sunset until you have experienced some pineapple cole slaw.  If you're a foodie who enjoys fresh homemade Summer, low fat recipes, prepare to fall deeply in love! Introducing the yummiest cole slaw ever made! I hate to even call it a cole slaw because this zesty dish… Continue reading Pineapple (skinny) cole slaw

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All Good Vibes in Alabama

Who knew that my last minute $7 Target T-shirt purchase would carry me through the Summer?!? What a needle in the hat stack find!   Who knew that this T-shirt would define my Summer and wardrobe. I paired this sleeveless crew neck tee with Roxy shorts, denim cut offs, white skinny jeans or cotton chino… Continue reading All Good Vibes in Alabama

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Hangin in the Caymans

The vacation scene on Grand Cayman is highly underrated. Yall it's a straight-up playground for ambitious ocean lovers and vacationers alike. My only question is what took me so long? Grand Cayman has options galore.  Activities out the wazoo, such as water sports, colorful art, scenic ocean life, dining, wining or of course rest and… Continue reading Hangin in the Caymans

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Have friends will travel

Traveling with friends can be risky move! It's only my opinion but I think it takes a special kind of chemistry to travel with friends, and all of the little ones and teenagers in tow! But, thanks to Mr. Chicken Fry and his 27 year friendship with these guys...our family vacation hit the MARK! Once upon… Continue reading Have friends will travel

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Netflix Binge: by Stephanie

Hello my name is Stephanie and I’m an Netflix Binge-aholic….   Seriously ya’ll, it’s a problem.  Oh, it started off innocently enough several years ago, but has definitely grown to something larger.  I kept hearing everyone talking about some zombie show called “The Walking Dead”.  Zombies? Cool….  Blood and Guts?... Even better!    (For the record, I am a… Continue reading Netflix Binge: by Stephanie

Muscles and Mascara, The FITting Room (FITastic fashion & sales)

High & Waisted

What is with all of this high rise nonsense? The 80's called and they are demanding all denim high-rise jeans and shorts back! Take it from me, someone who survived the high rise nonsense, it isn't all its cracked up to be! In the mid 80's, I was an awkward teen with big, chemically infused… Continue reading High & Waisted

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Long weekends

Don't blow it! Hands up for the three day weekend! If you are currently in a "slim down" phase or FITness journey do not blow your progress! Long holiday weekends do not have to be your demise! There are plenty of ways to enjoy the backyard barbecues and poolside or lakeside gatherings without packing on… Continue reading Long weekends

Muscles and Mascara, The FITting Room (FITastic fashion & sales)

The FITting room: Zyia Active Edition

Hello and Happy Tuesday friends. Last week, what appeared to be an early birthday package arrived on my doorstep.  The contents of the large plastic envelop were too good not to share with all of my FITness fanatics, moms, yogi's, BFF's and workout warrior gal pals!  It was none other than a package full of WORKOUT… Continue reading The FITting room: Zyia Active Edition

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Making Change

Sisters and brothers of the universe, what you are about to read is a necessary short story.  It's partly mental health based with a whole lotta be true to yourself vibes sprinkled in. I would like to go on record right off the bat with yet another confession. What I'm about to share is quite… Continue reading Making Change

Bringing Sweaty Back, Muscles and Mascara

evolution of a push up

The push up is one of many age-old classic exercises that will never go out of style.  It is an introductory move and often used as a base line to test ones level of strength. When I first started my own FITness journey, back when I was skinny/fat, Are you a slave to the scale??  I could… Continue reading evolution of a push up