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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You do you, Mama!

I have been a mom for a whole 5 minutes, and already I have a whole new respect for all parent types in all the lands. Not only for the magical ability to create and grow a baby, or even …

December 12, 2018
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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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