Monthly Archives: July 2015

Fitness Friday: Focus on: A Healthier You!

When people generally talk about being healthier, the focus is usually on eating and exercise. While that is important, it is also necessary to focus on yourself as a whole person and what makes you generally feel good and healthy. I have seen a lot of these types of lists floating around Pinterest lately, but this one is my favorite, 50 Healthy Habits Every Girl Should Have.  I think it captures the concept perfectly, focusing on not only having good […]

What’s For Dinner? Summer Veggie Orzo

This week has been so hot and humid!  When the weather is like this, I hate the thought of cooking. I am always in the mood for something light and easy that doesn’t require me to turn on the oven. This was simple to make and filling. You could add grilled shrimp or chicken as well. Enjoy! Jenn Ingredients: 1 yellow squash, sliced 1 zucchini, sliced 1/4 yellow sweet onion, diced fresh spinach 1 pint of cherry tomatoes Orzo (I […]

#MMHM: A good summer cocktail! Try this Peach Sangria.

This week’s #MMHM is to have a good summer cocktail. This Peach Sangria is lite and refreshing, a great recipe to keep on hand for a summer party or just a day by the pool 🙂 Enjoy! Jenn Peach Sangria *adapted from Coastal Living* 1 bottle of white wine of your choice 1 cup peach schnapps ½ cup frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed 2 nectarines, sliced 1 cup green or red grapes, whole or sliced   Combine all ingredients in a […]

Fitness Friday: Focus On Pre and Post Workout Snacks

We all know how great you feel after a good workout. Although, it is important to remember to properly fill your body with the right nutrients and drink choices, especially before and after a workout. Here are a few of our favorite pre and post workout food choices. Don’t forget to hydrate with water!   Happy Friday 🙂 Jenn Best Pre-Workout Foods (eat 30-60 minutes prior) Kind or LaraBar Whole wheat toast with sliced banana, nut butter and a dash […]

What’s For Dinner? Summer Garden Salad with Homemade Honey Dijon Mustard Dressing

One of the best parts of summer, besides of course the weather, laid back days and vacations…the wonderful veggies! All of the veggies used in this salad came straight from the garden, I added some shredded grilled chicken and a hard boiled egg and made a homemade dressing. A simple and healthy weeknight summer meal! Enjoy 🙂 Jenn Salad:  Fresh spinach, cucumber, red onion, tomato, hard boiled egg and shredded grilled chicken.  Homemade Dressing: 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar  1 […]

Featured Mom: #kindlykatie July 2015

Our featured mom for July is Katie Italiano. Katie and her children love tyo come to BTB with Mom. Especially her daughter Claire, who is a huge TeamLiz fan.  Katie is probably the sweetest and most kind person you will ever meet that is why she is #kindlykatie.  We would like to share with all of you some fun facts about BTB mom Katie! Thanks to Katie and all the  BTB Moms for always showing up!! #momsrock #hardwork #byebyebabyweight #borntoburpee BTB: Tell us a little about you.. Kids, married […]

#MMHM: Treat yourself to BirchBox

This year for my birthday my sisters got me the best gift, a subscription to BirchBox. If you haven’t heard of it, it is a monthly box of beauty products that are tailored to your personal preferences. I absolutely love it! When you complete your profile you answer beauty questions such as skin type, hair and eye color, products you like, etc. Each month, your BirchBox is filled with goodies that fit your beauty, hair and skin needs. This month […]

Fitness Friday: Focus on the Surfer Body Workout

Looking for a great workout that you can do at home? Try the Surfer Body Workout by Shape Magazine. This is a kick butt workout that is great to do if you are stuck in the house or away on vacation. It is a High Intensity workout that only takes 20 minutes and requires only you! No equipment needed 🙂 Check out the video in the lonk below and follow along! Happy Friday! ~Jenn   http://www.shape.com/fitness/workouts/surfer-body-workout   Surfer Body Workout […]

What’s For Dinner? Goat Cheese & Dried Fig Salad with Homemade Balsamic Honey Dressing

In the summer I like to be able to create quick and easy dinners so that I am spending more time outside and less time in the kitchen. This is a great salad and takes about 3 minutes to prepare! Enjoy 🙂 Jenn Homemade Balsamic Honey Dressing: (serves 2-3 people) 2 tablespoons of olive oil 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon of honey salt & pepper to taste whisk well. Salad:  1 bag of spring mix 2 tablespoons of […]

#MMHM: Stella & Dot!!

The perfect accessory to any outfit is some great jewelry. This summer my go-to pieces are all from Stella & Dot. Some of my personal favorites are the Engravable necklaces, the Janice stud earrings, the summer clutches & scarves, and their bracelets, especially the Bardot spiral bangle and the Wishing bracelets. This week’s #MMHM is to treat yourself to some Stella & Dot goodies!! The jewelry and accessories are the perfect compliment to any outfit. You can host a girls […]