Reestablishing Healthy Goals and a ZonePerfect Giveaway

Reestablishing Healthy Goals and a ZonePerfect Giveaway Back in January I wrote a letter to myself, encouraging good habits and staying on track for my fitness goals in 2014: Dear Ashley, I know it was hard and sucked running so much and going to the gym a lot. You were tired, sore, and sometimes just plain stubborn. But look at you. No seriously, stop reading and look in the mirror. Hard work pays off. You wanted to tone up, [more]

Back to School with the KIWI Shop!

Back to School with the KIWI Shop! Reality is setting in, we have to go back to school soon. Some of my friends are already back on the grind of the new school year. Whether you have already started back or like me are holding tightly to those last few weeks of freedom, the KIWI Shop has what you need to make this year great.  What is the KIWI Shop? The KIWI Shop was born from KIWI Magazine and all [more]

Robin Williams, Depression, Me, & Laughing through the Pain

Robin Williams, Depression, Me, & Laughing through the PainLike the rest of the world, I was shocked and saddened by what happened to our beloved Robin Williams. A lot of my childhood laughs originated from one of his characters. My first memories of him was as Mork the quirky alien. Genie, Peter Pan, Mrs. Doubtfire, I could go on and on. As an adult The Birdcage is still one of my favorite comedies. Even though I never had [more]

Rock the Lunchbox and Win! #RocktheLunchbox

Rock the Lunchbox and Win! #RocktheLunchbox Last year I got to Rock the Lunchbox and this year I am doing it again. I am doing things a little different though. I enlisted the help of my baby girl to come up with lunch ideas that are healthy, tasty, and fun to eat.  First, I asked her to draw her dream lunch. I told her not to worry about what anyone would think of it, just draw whatever [more]

Planes Fire and Rescue Review and Printables!

Planes Fire and Rescue Review and Printables! The family and I saw Planes Fire and Rescue in 3D a few nights ago. We are big fans of the first Planes, especially my little guy so you can imagine his excitement when I told him we were seeing Fire and Rescue! The movie starts with Dusty, fresh off his big win at Wings Across the World, taking on race after race. He is a phenomenon in the racing world, remember he [more]

Workouts For Busy Moms

Workouts For Busy Moms Most weeks I can make the gym regularly. Life likes to happen though so sometimes the gym is out of the question, unless I go at 6am and sorry I like my sleep too much for that. Because of those kinds of days I started to look for ways to get in some sort of exercise no matter what.  These workouts won't give you your ultimate mile time, best distance, or [more]

What to Pack for Your Disney World Vacation!

What to Pack for Your Disney World Vacation!

Now that we are closing in our Disney trip, I have been making my packing lists. Laugh if you want, but I am a lists Queen. They make me feel better and more organized when big life events are happening. And for me this is HUGE, it is our first major family vacation ever. SureContinue Reading

Mighty Mom Monday- Down But Not Out

    If coughing until your abs hurt counted as core exercise or cheering on your favorite football team to victory was cardio then this week would have been a success. Unfortunately, I don’t think they count and that means I didn’t have such a mighty week. Thanks to this lovely laryngitis which turned intoContinue Reading

Mighty Mom Monday

Mighty Mom Monday

*Formerly Mamavation Monday, not because I don’t love Mamavation I do but since they don’t really call it that anymore I wanted to come up with my own title for a weekly fitness post I know I have been MIA for like 2 weeks now when it comes to updating you on my fitness goals,Continue Reading

Make Awesome Videos Thanks To Digital SLR Video and Filmmaking For Dummies!

Make Awesome Videos Thanks To Digital SLR Video and Filmmaking For Dummies!

They seem to be everywhere now, those really nice cameras that make the users feel like a professional photographer. I bet you probably have one, or at least thought about getting one. We definitely have come a long way from the disposable and old school film canister cameras! But with all this technology built intoContinue Reading

Xperience Days: My DC Metro Chocolate Tour

Xperience Days: My DC Metro Chocolate Tour

Make every gift you give an experience with Xperience Days! How amazing is the idea that you can gift someone an experience? Instead of the usual lame boring gift you give them the chance to ride in a sailboat or battle it out in some air combat. That would make you the coolest, best giftContinue Reading

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