Hi, all! Happy Friday!! I hope you are well. My little one will be 2 in a couple weeks, which is crazy. Time feels like it goes so fast when it comes to her growing up. She has decided not to nap the last couple of days, but continues to be an excellent night time sleeper! We are starting potty training soon and I am kind of scared haha. Wish me luck! Other than that, I have been longing for warmer weather. I can’t wait until K and I can spend our days outside. I miss jogging with her and that wonderful sunshine! I know it will be here soon enough!
Anyway, moving on to the point of this post. I have continued my at-home workouts, and do my best to stay motivated. Yesterday was a cardio day and I really enjoyed my workout, so I want to share it!
I was pretty sweaty by the end of that workout! I will definitely do it again. *Please note that I only do what works for me and my body when it comes to working out.
Hello, and happy Friday!! It has been a long time since I have posted. I have been so focused on keeping up with my almost 2 year old and housework that I am consumed most of the time. My little one is always busy, and I am trying to navigate having a full blown toddler. She is a ton of fun and makes me laugh constantly! She is behind in speech, which I often worry about. We have an appointment the day after her birthday, and I am looking forward to figuring out the next step in helping her. Other than that, she is still in gymnastics and is very brave! I am so proud of her. We get to have play dates with gym friends, staying as covid safe as possible. We often spend time with my mom, which has been a lifesaver this winter!
As far as fitness goes, I have been continuing my at-home workouts. I got some new bands and love them! They don’t slip off of my legs constantly, which is awesome. I have been utilizing YouTube to find full body band workouts! I am so sore afterwards. On cardio days, I do the elliptical, use my punching bag, run sprints, jumps and abs. I have to mix things up to keep from getting bored! Yesterday was chilly, but sunny, and I was able to run outside for the first time in a while!
We have been enjoying some good food lately! We always try to eat pretty healthy, well me more than my husband haha. On New Year’s Eve, my niece came over and we made such a yummy dinner! Here are just a few pictures from lately…
Hopefully I can catch up on all of your posts soon!
Hello, all! I woke up extra early today, but my daughter must have felt that because she is up an hour before she typically wakes up haha. Getting her out of bed is my favorite thing in the world. She gives the biggest smile, runs around in her crib, talks to the cats because they follow me, all with her curly hair in her face. Gosh, I love that kid so much!! Speaking of her, I am off to get her so this will be delayed until at least naptime lol!
Picking up and moving on. Christmas is right around the corner, which is crazy! I am super sad to be missing out on our typical extended family-filled evens, but also excited to be spending time with my family at home.
On Christmas Eve it will just be me, my husband, and K. We plan on spending the day in PJ’s, baking all the things, watching a family Christmas movie, and opening our stockings! Dinner will be takeout.
On Christmas day, we will get up, have coffee and breakfast, then open our gifts. Later in the day, my mom and my husband’s immediate family are coming over. It should be so fun! I LOVE hosting.
Let’s move on to some cookies, shall we?
K and I have been making some recipes together and this one turned out so good! She enjoys stirring and taste testing. I love egg free recipes because we can dig in while we stir.
NOTES: I used bake believe white chocolate chips-this brand is keto and allergy friendly. I also used 50 percent less sugar craisins.
TO MAKE: Mix everything well and flatten onto a baking sheet. Once on the sheet, place it in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
TO MAKE CONTINUED: Remove from fridge and use your favorite cookie cutters to make shapes. These can also be formed into protein balls. We did both!
These are so yummy! My husband even loved them and he tends to stay away from healthy sweets!
I hope you enjoy! I hope you all have a wonderful week and Happy Holidays!
Hello, all! Once again, I have failed at consistency on my blog. Keeping up with an almost 2 year old and taking care of our new home keeps me busy. One of these days I will get a better schedule on here!
Today, K and I made some yummy protein balls this morning! Healthy, tasty, and toddler approved! I have certainly eaten more than I care to admit. Haha!
INGREDIENTS: *2 cups of oats. *3/4 cups of almond or peanut butter. *1/4 cup of melted coconut oil. *1/4 cup of honey. *1 tsp. of vanilla. *1 TBSP. of chia seeds *dash of salt. *add ins of choice: I used dark chocolate chips and unsweetened coconut
TO MAKE: 1) Mix everything together and refrigerate at least 30 minutes. 2) Roll the dough into balls and enjoy! 3) Store extra balls in the fridge
I hope you enjoy!
My goal is to catch up on my reader and wrap the Christmas presents by this weekend!