On the blog I am real and candid about what it means to LIVE the #itsalifestyle philosophy, offering recipes, lifestyle hacks, and #livealittleextra inspiration to fuel your own lifestyle map.

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#reallife Pregnancy and Beyond: 3rd & 4th trimester

I spent the last couple months of my pregnancy in a constant mode of anticipation. So much so, that I just couldn’t mentally reflect on what I was experiencing (which is why this post is coming months later).   If …

November 6, 2018
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Protein Packed Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Ingredients 2 cups of cooked quinoa 1 cup of ground oatmeal (you can use Oat Bran, or throw traditional flakes into a food processor and grind into a flour) 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup of greek yogurt or kefir (unsweetened) …

July 16, 2018
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Kickstart a Movement Routine that sticks

I use the word movement strategically here, in place of ‘exercise’ or ‘workout’ because words have power.

July 9, 2018
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Our Future Adventurer: Nursery Reveal

Ever since we heard that our little dude was on the way, we started dreaming up the perfect space for him to call his own.

June 28, 2018
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5 Ways to Stay Hydrated this Summer

It seems like all refreshing relief from warmer temps is packed full of refined sugar; popsicles, slushies, sweet teas, soda, sport drinks, and of course ICE CREAM. But what if I told you that you can get the same relief, while avoiding the sugar high (and eventual crash)?

June 24, 2018
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#reallife Pregnancy: 2nd Trimester

“They” said pregnancy just flies by, and I admittedly rolled my eyes at them as I battled my way through constant nausea and food aversions. But, as it turns out… they were right.

June 1, 2018
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8 Steps to your BEST SUMMER YET

With our harsh winters and soggy springs, we tend to LIVE FOR THE SUMMER…

May 9, 2018
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Breaking Up with Social Media

Yes, I was an early adopter of FB, Insta’s biggest fan and a regular scroll-er AND post-er, but slowly, and then all at once it became JUST.TOO.MUCH.

May 2, 2018
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Spring Forward

Shake off the Winter and Spring forward into a new season with 5 easy steps.

March 26, 2018
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“Butter” Chicken

While Butter Chicken is NOT an authentic Indian dish ((it was actually adapted during the migration of Indian’s to Europe), it is still packed FULL of the fragrant and nutritious Indian spices, and with a few tweaks can be made into a deliciously healthy meal.

But don’t take my word for it, try it out for yourself.

March 22, 2018
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