Strawberry Mint Cocktails

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Hello, everyone! A few weeks ago, I shared a Strawberry Mint "Lemonade" recipe with the promise of an alcoholic version coming soon. Today is that day! There's a summer rain currently passing through and it's the middle of a Tuesday - not prime cocktail conditions. That gives you something to look forward to on Friday! As always, I've made this as healthy as possible. You won't find any sugar, … [Read more...]

Scenes From July 4th

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Happy Thursday! It's almost the next weekend, but I promised you a few snapshots from my 4th of July weekend and a few snapshots you shall have. I have no good excuses for why this post is so late, other than work gets in the way of life, and once work is over, I can't help but be tempted by the warm weather and my deck. I vow to do better! My weekend began with this beautiful sunset, to … [Read more...]

A Guide To Les Mills


For at least a year now, I've been seeing bloggers everywhere raving about Body Pump. At first, I thought it was a dance class, because now that I actually know that it has nothing to do with dancing, I can tell you that there is no pumping of any kind involved in this workout. Unfortunately, my gym in New York didn't offer any Les Mills classes, so it wasn't until recently that I finally got to … [Read more...]

Muddled Strawberry Mint “Lemonade”

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Good morning! The sun is shining extra bright today after several days of downpours and tornado warnings, and it's a perfect Wednesday for a summery, fruity, and healthy drink on the deck. This one is suitable for anyone and everyone - there's no alcohol, sugar, or additives besides strawberries, fresh mint, and honey. Settle in with this "lemonade" during lunch or after work and Friday will seem … [Read more...]

5 Full-Body Workouts in Under 15 Minutes


Hello, friends! With just 9 days left of my DietBet, I'm starting to increase my workouts. Besides biking and yoga, I've been doing quick and simple but effective YouTube videos, none of which are longer than 12 minutes! If I'm being honest, I hate doing videos. For an effective workout, I almost always prefer to be in a group fitness setting, or outside biking, hiking, or swimming. Rarely can I … [Read more...]