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Fitness Friday: Focus on: Healthier Holidays

I love the holiday season, although like many other people, I tend to over indulge during the holidays. Basically from Thanksgiving to New Years I find myself eating and drinking whatever I please. I am all about everything in moderation, and have never been one to deprive myself, although I need a plan. Here are some tips for surviving the holidays and not sabotaging all of your hard work! 🙂 Jenn Healthy Holiday Tips: Make sure that you never show […]

Fitness Friday: Focus on Finding Your Calm

As moms, I think that everyone has that moment, when you feel like you are just going to lose it. Unless that is just me!! You know when you just have those days, when you feel like your stress level is through the roof & no one around you seems to notice?? What do you do to help calm yourself? Besides drinking wine 😉 Two things that help ensure a calmer day for me are working out in the early […]

What’s For Dinner? Fall Crock Pot Meals!

With the official end of summer today, Fall is here! The weather is changing, schedules are busier and the need for quick & healthy family meals is a must! In the Fall & Winter I am a HUGE fan of my crock pot. Here are a few of my kids favorite crock pot dinners. Enjoy 🙂 Jenn Turkey & Sweet Potato Chili  *adapted from Skinnytaste* 1 lb lean ground turkey (brown in a pan prior to adding to crock pot) […]

#MMHM: Savor Summer!

As we are winding down to the end of summer, let’s remember to savor these last days!! Play outside, stay up later, swim, enjoy the beach, and most importantly spend quality time with your children, family and friends. Remember, there are some great things about the Fall to look forward to! I personally love getting everyone back into a schedule and routine, Fall clothes, football games, & everything pumpkin!! Enjoy the last days of summer and Happy Monday! xoxo, Jenn

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]