$1 self tan tutorial

I love self tanning. I have a spray tanning pass at a salon but finding the time to drive there and leave Navy is challenging… Not to mention you have to be shaved, exfoliated, showered, and usually your face is too dark for the first day.  I have an at home method for self tanning…

Fitness and having a family

Being a mom has brought me so much happiness and fulfillment.  I cant remember what life was like before Navy… it seems like it wasn’t as full.  That being said… the physical changes my body underwent during and after navy were really hard for me mentally as well as physically.  I didn’t feel confident in…

$30 banging outfit!

This whole outfit was only $31.00 and I am in love with it!  Matching at the gym is my favorite and I love when I find a killer outfit for a good deal.  Most of forever21’s pieces are the same cuts and style as more expensive activewear brands.  I LOVE that I can get the…

Alo yoga style

A couple of months ago I bought these white pants from Nordstrom and I love them! I am seeing everyone wear this brand at the gym and I love pretty much all the alo yoga gear.  I came across a similar pair of white pants online that were less then half the price but had…

Caprese pasta salad

For all of you vegetarians out there… this recipe is for you!  This salad was SO GOOD!  The calories are:  Servings are: Pasta- 1 grain serving  Spinach & tomato- 2 veggie servings  Mozzarella- 1 dairy serving  Dressing- 1 healthy fat serving  This salad is great for feeling full and having energy! I accidentally put 1/2…

Supplements and #Fitlife Favorites

I get a lot of questions about what supplements I take.  I actually only use 2 and not at the same time!  I am sure a lot of supplements are great, but they can be so expensive!  I have found that the only supplement I need is pre-workout.  I love how it gives me energy…

My favorite budget friendly activewear

There is nothing that makes you feel more confident at the gym than a killer outfit.  I wear SO MUCH activewear.  I love my lululemon gear, but I only buy lulu on special occasions.  One thing that I learned while working at Nordstrom is that you can ALWAYS find the look for less.   My…

//Lemon Chicken// 

This lemon chicken recipe is great for entertaining while staying on track with my healthy eating 8 week challenge!  Ingredients:  1/4 c olive oil.  9 cloves of garlic  1/3 c cooking wine Zest from 2 lemons  2 TBS fresh lemon juice  1 teaspoon kosher salt  1 and 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano  1 teaspoon minced fresh…

//A 1400 Calorie Food Day//

Breakfast: 150 calories  Apple cinnamon applesauce “better oats” maple and brown sugar 100 calorie packets. Post workout snack: 100 Calories  EAS advantedge protein shake Snack 2: 285 calories (between lunch and dinner)  Medium Gala Apple with 1 TBS peanut butter (pb not pictured)  1/2 C. Greek vanilla yogurt. (I usually add a FEW M&M’s to this yogurt…

//3 healthier desserts that are fun to make//

1. CHOCOLATE FONDUE PLATTER For valentines Day I made this fondue platter.  It was fun and so easy! To dip: Green apple Marshmallows Strawberries Graham crackers Dip in: Hershey’s special dark chocolate broken in chunks. Melt in microwave for 30 second intervals stirring in between.  I used wooden skewers to dip!  We had a picnic…

//For Mckaylee// 

Here is a free 2 day meal plan.  We were asked to serve someone today on my little angel nieces birthday.  Hope this helps and inspires someone to get happy and change their life. #formckaylee 

 // Grilled cheese and Butternut squash soup//

This soup is one of my favorite clean eating recipes.   Ingredients: 1 butternut squash peeled and cubed.  1 sweet potato cubed  1 sweet onion cut into chunks  1 c carrots  6 cloves garlic  1 carton low sodium chicken stock(I buy organic because it is similar in price to non organic)  Water Toppings: Sea salt…