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#Giveaway for IDEA World Fitness BlogFest 2015 in Los Angeles!

Big announcement!

Did you know that I’ll be speaking about Busting the Top Nutrition Myths at 

IDEA World Fitness BlogFest with SweatPink in Los Angeles this July?

IDEA World, IDEAFit, BlogFest, Sweatpink, FitApproach IDEA World Fitness BlogFest with Sweatpink

IDEA World Fitness BlogFest brings health and fitness bloggers together for education from amazing speakers , celebrity workouts and exclusive access to the largest fitness event in the world!

Check out the awesome schedule […]

By |June 12th, 2015|

In Susie's Kitchen – Everyday Grain Free Baking Cookbook Review

Good to the, um, Grain?

When Melissa and I were offered the opportunity to review Kelly Smith’s new allergy-friendly cookbook, Everyday Grain-Free Baking: Over 100 Recipes for Deliciously Easy Grain-Free and Gluten-Free Baking*, my first thought was, “what—first you can’t have gluten, now you can’t have any gluten-free flours, either? What fresh hell is this?!”

Everyday Grain-Free Baking, Kelly Smith, In Susie's Kitchen, Gluten Free

So it was with great interest that I started perusing the pages […]

By |June 11th, 2015|

5 Fitness Tips For #NationalJerkyDay from Jillian Michaels and Krave

I had no idea that #NationalJerkyDay existed (it’s Friday, June 12th).  Until recently, I wouldn’t have even paid attention to a day that included the word “jerky” but that changed when I got the chance to work out with Jillian Michaels a few weeks ago at an event sponsored by Krave Jerky.

KRAVE Jerky, Jillian MIchaels, KRAVEBetter

I’ll be honest, I don’t eat red meat or pork but I originally decided to go to this event for the experience of working out with Jillian […]

By |June 10th, 2015|

The Tuesday Tune-Up: And…You're Out!

Tuesday Tune Up, Weekly Check In, Food, Fitness, Family, Duran Duran


Hey there!  How are you?  What’s been going on?

The Tuesday Tune-Up is where we can have a weekly virtual coffee date and catch up a bit.

First, congratulations to the 2 winners of the

NEUTROGENA® CoolDry Sport Sunscreen Giveaway:

Congrats Anne@AnneHogan.net and Lauren@LimByLim:

Rafflecopter, Neutrogena, CoolDry Sport, Giveaway

Thanks to all of you who […]

By |June 9th, 2015|

Friday's High 5: 5 Ways To Declutter and Be Productive

Welcome To Friday’s High Five!

Friday's High Five


Are you someone who thrives on multitasking or do you go into overwhelm mode?  Most of the time I find multitasking very invigorating but like everyone else, I have a tipping point.  I reached that tipping point this week.

Often times when things get rough, I get the urge to clean out my closet and drawers.  It’s usually a distraction from the one important thing (or the very long list of things) I need to do but it seems to satisfy the need […]

By |June 5th, 2015|

A Whine For #NationalRunningDay

Here’s my toast to National Running Day:

National Running Day

I’m sad that I still can’t run yet but I’m happy to remember some great running memories like:

My 2nd Annual Awesome 80’s Run

Live Ultimate LA – Wild Boy’s 1st 5K (featuring Ryan Hall)

Run Hard Rock Cafe 2013 and 2014

FitBloggin’ 2014 10K with Jeff Galloway

Ragnar SoCal 2014

New Balance Reach The Beach 2014

By |June 3rd, 2015|
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