Muscles and Mascara

What’s the deal with hotel coffee?

I can remember a time when small coffee pots made their entrance into actual hotel rooms. At the time, mid nineties, I was in my early twenties working my way up the corporate ladder and jetting around the country for business conventions. I hope you think that sounds so adult and cool because at the… Continue reading What’s the deal with hotel coffee?

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California ramblings.

Palm trees make everything better! The shadow picturesque giant palm leaves drooping against a California back drop is dreamy. People ask me all the time, "where is Palos Verdes, California?"  This sporty bubble of a town is south of Hermosa and Manhattan Beach just above Redondo. It's in on a cliff I would say elevated… Continue reading California ramblings.

Abercrombie & FITness Abroad

Nothing Has Changed – A Jeff Rohrer story phase 1

Standing at a wedding reception in San Diego, California five years ago, Mr. Chicken Fry and I were making small talk catching up with our long time friends Heather and Jeff Rohrer. I was excited but a bit surprised to see Jeff and Heather together at the wedding because the had divorced a while back.… Continue reading Nothing Has Changed – A Jeff Rohrer story phase 1

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Back in pack mode

Good Morning friends and happy Friday.  I hope you all caught a glimpse of my Holiday Gift Guide and found some goodies for yourself or someone on your list. Today, the Abercrombie's are off on yet another family friendly adventure.  This time we are jetting to southern California for a week-long Thanksgiving break. Our trip begins… Continue reading Back in pack mode

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Plank-tober Fest (anniversary series)

October, three years ago, I blindly began a FITness blog. I jumped in, not knowing how much time or effort it would absorb and or how it would be perceived in public. My whole goal was and is to share information relating to living a healthy lifestyle through funny true stories, client testimonials and human error.… Continue reading Plank-tober Fest (anniversary series)

Abercrombie & FITness Abroad, Muscles and Mascara

Parasitic

There is nothing attractive about this word or what I'm about to share but I wanted to come clean. I have been a bit off of my blogging regimen due to some unforeseen issues that have put me down in the dumps. When I was in Mexico I apparently contracted some type of intestinal parasite,… Continue reading Parasitic

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Mexico Gains

Mr. Chicken Fry nailed it.  He booked us five prime time nights in a familiar, close to our hearts, sunny beach destination....Cancun, Mexico.  We share a deep love for clear ocean water and white sand beaches and Cancun was a perfect hop skip and jump from Dallas, Texas. We were greeted and treated like royalty… Continue reading Mexico Gains

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Orange Beach Tell All

They say there is no place like home...but Orange Beach, Alabama gets pretty darn close. Also known as, Disney World, Orange Beach is the greatest family friendly coastal adventure in the United States. It's booming like crazy and I'm a tad conflicted about sharing this precious home away from home truthful tell all but hey,… Continue reading Orange Beach Tell All

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Getting out of town

Does anyone else feel like a crazed lunatic before leaving town? I was so much better at it in my mid twenties when less adulting and thought played into leaving the house for a week. Now it looks and feels a lot more like chaotic torture coupled with an endorphin rush that I have come… Continue reading Getting out of town

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Vacation Essentials re-visited

Jumping June bugs, it's almost the 4th of July!  Many of you much cooler kids have already made your way out-of-town.  You've stretched your legs on a sandy beach,  taken photos in an Italian landscape, watched a Hawaiian sunset of six, hiked a mountain in Colorado or traveled abroad for a frosty shot of vodka… Continue reading Vacation Essentials re-visited