Bringing Sweaty Back

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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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

I don't cook

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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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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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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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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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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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…

Bringing Sweaty Back, Muscles and Mascara, Travel

Lake Tahoe

Happy Birthday to my Mr. Chicken Fry. He's the most energetic, charismatic man on the planet! He planned a quick "long weekend" get away to the all too cool Lake Tahoe. It was our first time to visit the lake in its natural glory! The air was crisp.  The sunshine was strong and warm as… Continue reading Lake Tahoe

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Is determination enough? (give away)

Unfortunately the answer is, "no, no it isn't." If you are determined to lose weight, I'm proud of you.  This is a great place to be and a good place to start but this it isn't enough to get you to the goal line. ****If you are here about the FREE GIVEAWAY, scorll down to… Continue reading Is determination enough? (give away)