How To Work Out At Home…Without Falling Off The Wagon

A lot of people tell me they’d never be able to stick to a home exercise program because they won’t make themselves do it. I get it. It’s not for everyone. Some people genuinely need the group energy of a class atmosphere to thrive. But for loners like me, home exercise programs like BBG, Tone […]

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Move This: Pushups

No matter how strong you are, pushups suck. Maybe not for the first five, or even 10 or 20, but eventually you hit that point where your arms are shaking, your back feels like it’s collapsing and you aren’t sure you’ll be able to peel yourself off the floor if you go down for even […]

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Chocolate Beet Smoothie

Chocolate with….beets?!? Say whaaaaaaa!? I know it sounds crazy, but the earthiness of the beets complements the chocolate flavor beautifully. Not to mention that color! I’m hard pressed to find a prettier way to sneak some veg into my morning shake. So drink up! Print Chocolate Beet Smoothie Fuel your day with this  colorful, creative, […]

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Our Happy Halloween

Now that he’s two, my son understands holidays. And so far, none has been more exciting than Halloween. We started talking about costumes in mid-September, and he suggested costume ideas ranging from astronaut to “glass door” (don’t even ask me where he got that from), but “race car driver” seemed to keep reappearing, so I […]

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Perfectly Poached Eggs. Every. Damn. Time.

Poached eggs are effing HARD. The whites are often stringy, the yolks overcooked, and they never seem to turn out that perfect, restaurant-quality shape….unless you have my secret for perfectly poached eggs. It’s once of those things that’s much easier learned visually, so I made this handy dandy little video for you. Watch, then get […]

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Wardrobe Workhorse: White Booties

I hemmed and hawed over white booties for a good year before I took the plunge. I wavered between the disparate reasoning that either they were too much of a statement, or that they didn’t fill any gap in my wardrobe that couldn’t also be served by a solid pair of black booties – something […]

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Fit Goals: 2018 Edition

I say it every year: I don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions. (If you want to change your life for the better, why wait until January 1?) I do, however, believe in goal-setting and I think the year-long time period can provide a satisfying measure of our ability to improve. Last year my fitness goals […]

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