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Category : Born to Burpee

Fitness Friday: Focus on a Healthier Holiday Weekend!

Like everyone else, I love the 4th of July! I love the BBQs, long weekend plans, drinks, snacks, fireworks and fun! It is so easy to fall into a long weekend eating rut, but it doesn’t have to ruin your diet! Remember, everything in moderation is key! Here are some tips to help during holiday parties: Avoid the creamy dips & chips, instead opt for veggies, hummus, fruit and shrimp cocktail. Lighten up your wine or cocktail. Make yourself a […]

What’s For Dinner? Red, White & Blue Salad

Looking for a healthier alternative to bring to your holiday parties this weekend? Bring a Red, White and Blue salad, you can be as creative or simple as you want with your ingredients. I like pair my favorite lettuce with strawberries, blueberries, and almonds to keep it simple. You could add raspberries, jicima & feta cheese as well for some added flavor and color ūüôā Pair with a homemade honey lime dressing, it adds great flavor to your salad. Enjoy […]

MMHM: A Good Summer Reading List

While the kids are doing their summer reading, find something that you enjoy and read with them! I love reading, especially during the laid back days of summer and on the beach. Here are some of my favorites, plus a few that I hope to get to this summer! Happy Reading!! ~Jenn Room by Emma Donoghue Anything by Jennifer Weiner. Her new book, Who Do You Love, comes out on August 11th, 2015. The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls The […]

Fitness Friday: Focus on Getting Enough Sleep

We all know how important a good night’s sleep is, although sometimes with little ones who wake up or don’t like to sleep it can be near impossible to get good rest. Sleep is important for so many reasons, not only does it make us feel better, but getting enough rest helps us look better too. Not getting enough sleep can cause weight gain, depression, decreased short term memory and breakouts. Here are a few tips to help you start […]

Fitness Friday: Focus on Lemon Water

I have always preferred lemon water to plain water, mostly because I needed a little flavor! Although lemon water has some great health benefits when you drink it first thing in the morning. If you replace your morning coffee with warm lemon water for two weeks you will see a difference! Drinking lemon water helps your body rid of unwanted toxins, aids digestion, lose weight, & improves skin. Give it a try!!   Jenn¬†

What’s For Dinner? Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa

A few months ago I did the Whole 30 and loved it! It was a challenge the first week for sure, but it really helped me change my eating lifestyle. This was one of my go to recipes and it is a perfect summer meal. You can grill the salmon on a grill pan or outside on your outdoor grill.¬† Enjoy ūüôā¬† Jenn¬† *recipe adapted from The Cookie Rookie ¬†¬†¬†2 lbs salmon, cut into 4 pieces ¬†¬†¬†1 tbs olive oil […]

Featured Mom: #KraftyKelly June 2015

Our featured mom for June¬†is Kelly Gust. Kelly¬†and her youngest Delaney usually are the BTB pair, but sometimes she has her son Brendan too.¬†¬†Kelly has her hands full with the family (including Cinderella) and her own To Hang &¬†To Hold home decor¬†business that is what she is #KraftyKelly. We would like to share with all of you some fun facts¬†about BTB mom Kelly! Thanks to Kelly¬†and all the ¬†BTB Moms for always showing up!!¬†#momsrock¬†#hardwork¬†#byebyebabyweight¬†#borntoburpee ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†BTB: Tell us […]

Fitness Friday: Focus on Yoga

Why should we practice yoga? Yoga is a personal journey, it is free of judgement and is something that is just for you. Yoga means union, it is the best practice for your mind, body and spirit. Not to mention, yoga offers a ton of added health benefits. ¬†It has been proven to lower stress, help those with depression & anxiety, lower blood pressure, relieve back pain, help with asthma and increase flexibility, and the list goes on! There are […]

MMHM: Why Every Mom Needs Mom Friends

When you become a mom everything changes, if you are the first of your friends to have children you may find that your friendships begin to feel different. I remember when I first became a mom I felt as though my friends without children could not fully relate to me anymore and eventually it shifted some friendships. Soon I found some fellow mom friends and was able to ask questions, seek guidance or just have someone to vent to about […]

Fitness Friday: Focus on Burpees

It is easy to have a love/hate relationship with burpees, no one wants to put their whole body down on the ground only to jump back up….and repeat. Although, our bodies love burpees, they are one of the best exercises that we can do for ourselves. Burpees train your entire body, they fight body fat, make you stronger, increase endurance & burn calories. Our bodies were born to burpee…embrace it ūüėČ -Jenn