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Healthy PB Chocolate Chip Cookies

Body Beast Portions    1 Starch     ½ Fat 21 Day Fix Containers  1 Yellow P90X/X2 Portions  1 Single Serving Snack Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 95 Total Fat: 5 g Saturated Fat: 2 g Cholesterol: 8 mg Sodium: 17 mg Carbohydrate: 11 g Fiber: 1 g Sugars: 7 g Protein: 2 g Prep time:… Continue reading Healthy PB Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Getting healthy- One day at a time

I am currently trying to lose that last ten pounds.  The ten pounds that seems to be tacked to my midsection and that has been the bane of my existence FOREVER. In order to do that, I have to stick to an actual eating plan.  I can’t do “diets”.  If I go on a “diet”,… Continue reading Getting healthy- One day at a time

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Once upon a time we did THREE Thanksgiving Dinners a year. CRAZY.  I know! My parents, His parents and a friend’s parents that had no Grand kids in the state. That level of over indulgence coupled with family drama and general holiday insanity is how “Friendsgiving” was born for us.  Instead of doing the traditional… Continue reading Thanksgiving

Lessons Learned · Only in Phoenix · Winter

Winter in AZ

It’s official.  I had to start my car 10 minutes before leaving this morning.  It was 39°F.  I could have froze to death. Probably. At the very least it made looking out clear windows difficult. AND- I had to wear SHOES.  WITH socks. Unbelievable. I actually have to drag out the sheets to cover the… Continue reading Winter in AZ

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The Struggle is Real y’all!

I know, I know! I have definitely NOT been consistent with my blogging. In like, a year.  2016 has just been an insane year.  I have been really focusing on getting healthy and on track, being a wife and Mom, all while also starting a new job.  So, I guess I have been a tad… Continue reading The Struggle is Real y’all!

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Far from “uneducated”

Originally posted on life on this side of the fence:
If you watched any of the recent presidential election results, you may have noticed a recurring theme.  As traditionally blue states turned red, a common phrase heard among reporters was that the “uneducated rural community” had made a larger turnout than what was expected.  As…

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I don’t want to ADULT today!

Please don’t make me!  Yes, I know I have been at my desk for HOURS already, and have been diligently mining data as my profession dictates- but it doesn’t mean I have to like it! I mean it is summertime out there!  Do you know how much harder it makes it to be a good girl… Continue reading I don’t want to ADULT today!