January Foodie Pen Pal

January Foodie Pen Pal Reveal

This was my first time participating in The Lean Green Bean’s Foodie Pen Pals and I really enjoyed putting my box together for my match.  I also love getting mail, so looking forward to this delivery was awesome.  Little did I know that the contents would be so perfect.  My match picked things that she…

Gridiron Punch

Super Bowl Sunday Party Appetizers

Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner and I have been brainstorming what boyfriend approved items I should make for the Super Bowl party that M is hosting.  I want there to be a good mix of things that the guys would eat and then some items their girls (and I) would enjoy. Of…

Liebster Award Nomination

Thanks to Party Girl Fit for the recognition! I love Rupa’s blog, don’t you guys? The Liebster Award recognizes bloggers who are just starting out in the blogosphere and have less than 200 followers.  Since I’m just starting out, this is really exciting for me and I can’t wait to share who I’m passing this…

Plank Walk-Ups

Makin’ Moves: My Current Favs

My favorite part of my workouts is changing it up by trying new workouts (spinning, hot yoga, Zumba, CrossFit, etc) or even just incorporating some new moves to my strength routines. Here are some of my current favorite moves to incorporate so I don’t get bored. 1. Football Runs.  I always think of “quick feet,…

Surviving a Cold or the Flu Without Medicine

Uh-oh, guess who caught the flu bug that has been going around?  So sad, but it’s me.  I have been getting ill a lot less than say a few years ago when I didn’t pay as much attention to my diet and exercised less.  However, even the healthiest of people can’t escape cold and flu…

Pecan Crusted Cod with Homemade Red Onion Garlic Sauce

Snowed In Pecan Crusted Cod Recipe

Here is the final installment in the Snowed In recipe series that spontaneously occurred when the Midwest had some extremely low temperatures and high snow/ice accumulations last week.  I was forced to get a little creative and came up with some great recipes to share with all of you. Pecan Crusted Cod Ingredients: 1/2 cup…

Snowed In Maple Pecan Granola

Snowed In Maple Pecan Granola

Hope you are all enjoying these snowed in recipes.  I have one more for you all that should be coming this weekend or early next week.  While I’m glad we’re no longer snowed in, it gave me quite the creativity test to use only items I had on hand since I was too scared to…