Honey Vanilla Chia Pudding

This post is sponsored by Almond Breeze Almondmilk.

Chia pudding – what do you know about it?  If you read (or write) healthy living blogs, you most likely are very familiar with it.  What is it?  It’s pudding made with… chia seeds!  Chia seeds absorb whatever liquid they are put into and substantially thicken the liquid, so much so that it turns into a pudding consistency if you add enough chia seeds.  The general rule of thumb for making chia pudding is one cup liquid to a quarter cup chia seeds.  Add whatever fun mix-ins your little heart belly desires and let the mixture set in the refrigerator for several hours.

honey vanilla chiapudding

I added strawberries and used Almond Breeze Almondmilk Hint of Honey Vanilla.  When I first saw that Almond Breeze made a Hint of Honey almond milk, I knew I had to get my hands on it. I love honey.  Like sometimes I squeeze the little bear of honey right into my mouth.  I could probably eat honey on everything.  No, scratch that.  I could definitely eat honey on everything.  So honey combined with Vanilla Almond Milk (my previous favorite flavor) is just genius.

honey vanilla chia pudding

Why eat chia seeds?  Chia seeds are powerfully nutrient dense (aka LOTS of good stuff in them), loaded with antioxidants, high in fiber, protein, and calcium, could help you lose weight by making you feel full, and are high in omega-3s.  They are named a “superfood.”  (Read more about chia seeds HERE.)

Why drink almond milk? Almond milk contains 50% more calcium than dairy milk, excellent source of Vitamins D & E, good source of Vitamin A, and Almond Breeze almond milk is free of dairy, soy, lactose, cholesterol, peanuts, casein, gluten, eggs, saturated fat, and MSG. (20 of the Best Almond Milk Recipes HERE)

See? Combining the two just makes sense.

honey vanilla chia pudding

I’m not going to lie. As much as I love using almond milk in recipes, thanks to its thickness, creaminess, and aforementioned benefits, I don’t love drinking a glass by itself.  I grew up drinking a glass of milk with dinner every night, but now I don’t like to drink any milk (unless it’s chocolate!) by itself.  Almond Breeze’s Hint of Honey Vanilla almond milk is different.  When I first got it, I tasted it by itself because I obviously was curious as to what it tasted like.  It’s AMAZING.  The hint of honey is truly just a hint of honey; just a tiny bit of sweetness that compliments the vanilla so perfectly.  This is, by far, my very favorite almond milk.

Go ahead and make this honey vanilla chia pudding and tell me how good it is.  Mix one cup of Almond Breeze Almondmilk Hint of Honey Vanilla with a quarter cup of chia seeds and place in the refrigerator.  I mix it a couple of times throughout the few hours it’s setting before I eat it.  Sometimes I make it in the evening and leave it in the fridge all night; other times, I make it in the morning and eat it as a snack or dessert.  It’s so good with any and all fruit mixed in, granola, too.  It’s slightly sweet, super creamy, and absolutely delicious!  Not to mention HEALTHY!

honeyvanilla chia pudding

Have you tried Almond Breeze’s Hint of Honey Vanilla Almond Milk? What fruit would you mix into this chia pudding?

Happiness is…

~ Do more of what makes you happy. ~

Happiness is…

happiness is

…little baby laughs, little baby smiles, little baby squeals, little baby love.

~ Everyone wants happiness. No one wants pain. But you can’t have a rainbow without a little rain. ~

Happiness is…

…family. Family is there through the rain and with the rainbows.

~ Happiness is an inside job. ~ William Arthur Ward

Happiness is…

…being referred to as “Mommy 2″ by Audrey who demands to be in every.single.picture. with baby William.  Happiness is surrounding yourself with people who make you happy even if your heart is hurting on the inside.  Happiness can be a choice.

~ Life is too short to spend time with people who suck the happiness out of you. ~

Happiness is…

…the kindness you show others and the way you make them feel.

~ Make happiness a habit. ~

Happiness is…

…life.

~ Happiness is anyone and anything that’s loved by you. ~ Charlie Brown

Finish this sentence. Happiness is…

U-City Memorial Day 5K

If you follow me on Instagram, then you know I ran a 5K on Memorial Day.  It was the first race I ran since my half marathon a month and a half ago.  I’d only run a couple of times since then. My sister and I signed up to run the U-City Memorial Day 5K together.  I love having races to train for; it definitely keeps me motivated.  Before the race began, Jackie Joyner-Kersee led stretches.  We jumped at the opportunity to get a picture!

How awesome are her pants?  I want them.

I was recently sent a pair of Champion CSX Compression Socks in exchange for my honest review.  I had worn them once before and decided to test them out again during the race. (Never wear something new for the first time during a race!)  I used their sizing chart to determine which size would fit me best, and it was very accurate.  The socks were tight, but not uncomfortable. I didn’t have to worry about them falling down throughout the race either.

I think it’s hard to judge if compression socks “work,” but I will say this: the course was hillier than I anticipated. I think the compression socks helped my calves not scream at me so much during the many uphills.  Afterwards, I didn’t feel any soreness at all.  I actually thought I would be pretty sore due to my lack of running, all the uphills, and just the general post-race soreness that generally occurs.  But I didn’t.  I’d like to think the Champion CSX Compression Socks had something to do with it!

More than just compression: CSX Compression Sport Socks feature built-in arch, ankle, calf, and Achilles support using the most advanced sports yarns available coupled with a sleek, vibrant look. Our socks are designed to give athletes and active individuals the decisive edge in performance, injury reduction, and recover.

And because I didn’t really understand how compression socks work, I found this blurb on their website:

CSX Compression Sport Socks work to reduce the diameter of the superficial veins in the lower leg, thus helping to improve blood flow. This helps to protect, energize, and renew tired leg muscles.

So it all makes sense now.  My legs aren’t magical; the compression socks must have done their job. But….. post-race fro yo probably helped! 😉

I’m all about sweet treats after a race!  Even if it was 8 a.m.!

The results? Our time was 28:35 which was a 9:12 pace.  It’s faster than when I’ve been running by myself, so I’ll take it!  And because I love stats and competition, here’s how I ranked compared to the others:

  • 224th of 645 overall
  • 71st of 348 females
  • 4th of 19 females ages 25-29

I’m happy with it, but I’m definitely ready to improve my speed.  Time to go to work!  I’ve got plans this summer for training and racing and gains to be made. Details coming.

Did you race during Memorial Day weekend?

Chocolate Chip Banana Peanut Butter Protein Wrap

We all know I’m a fan of the chocolate banana peanut butter combo.  (Really, who isn’t?)  Well, I’ve found yet another way to enjoy it.  Not only is it healthy (ok, the chocolate chips being healthy is debatable…), but more importantly it’s loaded with protein.  And when I mean loaded, I mean loaded.  Look at this beauty:

chocolate chip banana peanut butter protein wrap

You can’t really see the ooey gooey goodness inside the wrap, so you’ll just have to take my word for it.  And it’s crazy simple to make, too.  All you need is: a Flatout ProteinUP Core 12 wrap, a banana, coconut oil, peanut butter, and chocolate chips. (Powdered sugar for a light dusting at the end if you want to get all fancy.)  First, slightly warm up the wrap by toasting or microwaving it for a short time.  Then, slather a layer of peanut butter over the whole thing (don’t skimp!).  Next, cook your bananas in coconut oil.  This is a very important step; do not substitute coconut oil for anything else!  Once your banana slices have cooked long enough, scatter them on the wrap, followed by chocolate chips.  Eat up!

Now let me tell you how these wraps are so protein-packed.  Flatout Flatbread just launched a line of high protein, low carb flatbread wraps to help people access the power of protein without excess carbs. Each flatbread has 12g to 15g of protein (from beans not protein isolates so they taste great!) and only 8g to 10g net carbs (more than two eggs!). That’s three flavors that you’ll #FlatoutLove:

  • Core 12: Flatout’s original wrap recipe, made with chickpeas
  • Red Pepper Hummus: powered by chickpeas
  • Sea Salt & Crushed Black Pepper: brought to you by navy beans

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HERE is a buy-one-get-one free coupon on any Flatout.

Many of my friends and other people I know are not that into using protein powder as a way to increase their protein intake.  I totally get it (though I don’t mind protein powder).  These ProteinUP wraps are the answer.  There are so many different ways you can eat them, and twelve grams of protein in the wrap alone is huge! Not to mention the additional protein you get from whatever you put inside!

Walmart just began carrying Flatout’s new ProteinUP wraps.  Since this is a new product roll-out they might not be available at every Walmart, but they are at Publix, too.  Check around.  These are seriously perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack, pre/post workout, dessert, you name it!

I have three packages of these flatouts, and they are awesome for any meal.  Stuff them with eggs for breakfast.  Tuna or chicken salad or turkey for lunch.  Buffalo chicken for dinner.  Veggies and cheese for snack.  Chocolate chip banana peanut butter for a sweet treat.  I could go on and on.

Article of interest: Do The Math For A Healthy Lunch via FitFluential

I’m still stickin’ to my story that chocolate chips can be healthy… Everything in moderation, right?  RIGHT!

What would YOU stuff your Flatout ProteinUP with?

This post is sponsored by FitFluential on behalf of Flatout.

toes in the water

I would like to take a moment to remember all the fallen soldiers who are heroes for fighting for our country. ~ Land of the free because of the brave. ~

After finishing school last week, this weekend was my first taste of summer.  William embraced it by looking out the window and exclaiming, “I’m going to conquer this day!”

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Ok, maybe he didn’t say that exactly, but I’m sure that what his babbling meant.  Doesn’t he look so big there? Like a real, little boy?  Where oh where did my baby go?

It’s been way too long since I’ve run, so I wanted to test out my legs again.  Eek.

twomiles

Two slow miles.  Clearly I stopped the second I hit two miles; it was rough.  I’ve only run one time since my half marathon six weeks ago.  Now that it’s summertime, I’ll definitely be running more consistently. I’m tired of starting from scratch and feeling slow.  I’m ready to put in the work to improve my speed and endurance.  I know I have it in me, it’ll just require some sweat!

Last week I won an iFit activity tracker from Chenelle Monique.  She hosted a giveaway on her Instagram, and I couldn’t believe I won!  I didn’t have an activity tracker and I feel like everyone has some kind or other, so I’m excited to join the 10,000 a day step challenge!  The iFit arrived on Friday, and I set it up as soon as possible which was around 3:00 pm, after my two-mile run.  Well, by 7:30 in the evening it was vibrating to let me know my 10,000 step goal had been reached!

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I’ve had it for three days and I’ve reached the 10,000 step goal every single day.  Hopefully I’ll be able to continue that throughout the summer. I don’t think that will be too difficult as long as I take a couple short walks each day, not to mention run.  I really, really like the iFit so far. I will plan on doing a full review post on it because there are a lot of features that I’m fond of.  Do any of you have an iFit? I would love to connect! I have no “friends” on there yet!

Linking up with Katie and Erin.

William and I came to my parents’ on Sunday evening.  Yaya let William splish and splash in the pond while the fish nibbled on his toes.

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I got my toes in the water…

All the grandchildren get to play in the pond with Yaya and Pops, and William loooved it! And then baby William promptly went into the bath tub…

bath toys

William played toys that are over thirty-five years old!  My mom saved all the good ones and William loved opening and closing those little milk containers, filling them with water, and pouring them out!

We slept at my parents’ because I’m waking up early this morning to run a 5k! There were lots of weather advisories last night as I was typing this post, so I’m really hoping we have a semi-clear morning for the run!

Did anyone race this weekend? Anyone running or racing today?

Summer Bod Compound Workout

As a momma of an on-the-go little one, as a full time teacher, as a busy person in general, I don’t have the time to hit the gym for an hour everyday.  I do what I can when I can, and that includes 15-minute workouts.  Every Monday and Wednesday at school, there is a group of teachers who workout together.  Sometimes I plan them, and when I do, I try to get the most bang for my buck.  Meaning, I squeeze in as much as I can in fifteen minutes while working the entire body.  That’s why I love compound exercises.  They work more than one muscle group at a time.  Check out the workout we did this week using just a set of dumbbells; it definitely left me sore!

summer bod compound workout

Summer Bod Compound Workout

~ complete each move for 15 reps ~ repeat circuit 3 times ~

  • Plie Squats & Shoulder Press: Turn your toes out, squat down ensuring your knees don’t go over your toes, and stick out your tush.  As you come up, press your dumbbells up for the shoulder press.
  • Sit Ups with Dumbbell: Get in your sit up position. Extend your arms while holding one dumbbell, and sit up.  Keep arms extended the entire time.
  • Bent Over Row & Tricep Kickback: Slight bend in your knees, straight back, row arms while squeezing shoulder blades together (like you are starting a lawn mower). Once dumbbells are by your shoulders, shoot them back by extending your arms for a tricep kickback.
  • Butt Kick & Hip Opener: (no dumbbells required) Get down on all fours, lift one leg up, and kick up to the sky. Remove to starting position, lift one leg up, and open hip up to the side.
  • Lying Chest Fly & Chest Press: Lay on back, start hands on top of chest extended, slowly bring them down out to the side, and back up again for a chest fly (pretend you are hugging a big tree). Then, bring them down to your chest, and press up for chest press.
  • Oblique Twist with Dumbbell: Lay on back, sit up half way, hold one dumbbell with both hands, and twist to one side. Switch sides by rotating your upper body. For an added challenge, hover your legs a few inches off the ground.
  • Stiff Legged Deadlift & Bicep Curl: With a slight bend in your legs and a straight back, hold dumbbells down in front of your ankles.  Stand up while curling dumbbells up.

There ya have it!

What two moves do you like to combine for a compound exercise? 

Healthy Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Shake

This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almonds.

Today is my last full day of work before SUMMER BREAK!!!  We have a half day tomorrow, and have to go in for a short amount of time on Friday.  Wahoo!  Sorry, just a little excited here.  I love my kiddos, but I love my baby William more and being able to spend lots of time with him, relax in the sun, pool time, and hang out outside!  So close, I can taste it.  Speaking of tasting… let’s talk food for today’s WIAW.

// breakfast // healthy chocolate banana peanut butter shake

chocolate banana peanut butter shake

I know I posted this last week, but I can’t get enough of it.  And with the warm weather and summer right around the corner, it’s even more perfect.  The ingredients are listed on the photo, but I must give a mention about Skoop A-Game.  Basically, it’s ten servings of veggies and a whole lot more.  You can take the five-day challenge for just $10.  And don’t forget, until May 22nd, you can save 25% on all Skoop products. Enter code ‘MAY25’ at checkout to apply the 25% discount.  Stock up for the summer! Click HERE to shop.

// snack // nugo fiber d’lish bar

fiber d'lish

NuGo graciously sponsored our wellness treats at school, and my coworkers were so appreciative as this is the third year in a row they’ve done this!  Everyone LOVES these bars as the flavors are amazing (coconut macaroon is my favorite!).  Each bar has 12 grams of fiber, which is 48% of your daily needs.  They definitely don’t taste like fiber bars.  Nine of the flavors are vegan, and all of them are non GMO, don’t contain soy or artificial ingredients, and help with heart health, weight management, and regularity.

// lunch // panini

panini

A few weeks ago, my team at school began a new tradition.  We each take turns cooking lunch one day a week.  It adds a little fun something to the week, and you’re only responsible for preparing lunch for the team once every couple months.  We hope to continue this next year!  Yesterday, Katie brought in panini presses, bread, and all the fixings for us to build our own panini. What a fun idea!  I made a panini with turkey, cheese, tomato, spinach, and avocado.  Watermelon and chips on the side.  I’m actually usually more of a cold sandwich kind of gal, but I was really impressed by the panini.  Now I see what all the hype is about paninis and warm sandwiches!

// dinner // chicken, egg, and biscuit casserole

egg biscuit chicken cheese casserole

Ok, so I actually made this for breakfast over the weekend, but had so much left that I’ve been eating it for dinner, too.  No complaints there, it’s awesome.  I want to tweak the recipe before sharing it with you, but basically it’s biscuits, eggs, ground chicken, spinach, and cheese.  And it’s seriously fantastic.

// after dinner snack // dark chocolate roasted almonds

dark chocolate almonds

Oooooh my goodness, Blue Diamond has done it once again.  They have the absolute best flavors. They recently sent me a package of dark chocolate roasted almonds and sea salt roasted almonds.  They’re both great, but these dark chocolate almonds are THE BEST!  They make the perfect after-dinner snack as they’re sweet, but filling.  They are made with real cocoa and loaded with rich chocolate flavor, blended with just the right amount of sugar and naturally no-calorie stevia extract.

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And sometimes it’s fun to play with the almonds when taking pictures.  Each serving contains five grams of protein and three grams of fiber. They are cholesterol free and rich in antioxidant Vitamin E. The chocolate taste is so creamy, it’s hard to believe these are considered “healthy,” but they are!

What do you like to eat after dinner? I need something filling, otherwise I eat all night. Another reason why Blue Diamond almonds make the perfect after-dinner snack!

Plant Powered Products

When one of William’s wonderful teachers reached out and asked if I’d be willing to learn about, try, and review some Arbonne products, I was more than happy to oblige.  Today I’d like to share my review of what I sampled from Arbonne.

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I had to sneak in a super cute bath picture of my model, baby William!

The idea to provide skincare products unparalleled in quality and effectiveness developed in Switzerland in 1975, when one man, Petter Mørck, together with a group of leading biochemists, biologists and herbalists, fulfilled his vision and founded Arbonne.

Arbonne skincare products, based on botanical principles, became a reality in the United States in 1980 and are now shared throughout the world. Building on these same founding principles, the product line has since grown to include both inner and outer health and beauty products that are unparalleled in quality, safety, value, benefits and results.

First I tried the ABC Arbonne Baby Care line which included Hair & Body Wash, Diaper Rash Cream, and Body Lotion.  What I noticed about this line is that every product was incredible gentle, which is important to me for William.

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  • Hair & Body Wash: This stuff smelled good and I felt like it got William really clean.  The only thing I would change would be if it could come in a pump instead of a tube.
  • Body Lotion: I used this on a daily basis all over William’s body.  Like the wash, it smelled good.  Also, it was moisturizing, but not greasy whatsoever.
  • Diaper Rash Cream: I really liked this cream.  It went on thick and seemed to do the trick. When I went to change William the following time, he didn’t have any white residue on him. This seemed to be absorbed into his skin which helped his red bottom.

Each of these three products are just $20 each which seems to be very reasonable for the quality of product you are getting. Arbonne also has a sunscreen, and if you bundle the entire ABC Baby Care line, you get a better price.

Next up was the CALM Facial Skincare Collection.

arbonne calm skin

  • Daily Cleanser: I was really impressed by this. Sometimes I feel like “gentle” cleansers are so gentle that they don’t remove all my makeup at the end of the day. That was not the case with this. It truly cleaned my face and there was nothing harsh about it.
  • Daily Moisturizer: Again, I liked this. Like the baby lotion, it hydrated without being greasy. I do wish there was an SPF in it for daily use.
  • Soothing Eye Gel: This was awesome! I don’t have a huge problem with bags or under eye circles, but I do feel like this stuff gave me a little boost, especially in the morning.
  • Soothing Facial Serum: I don’t typically use a serum, so I didn’t know what to expect. I like this as it made my skin feel very soft, but not greasy.

Since I tried these products for just a few days, I can’t be sure if it really made a difference in my skin, but I did feel like my makeup was applied smoother when using this line. I like how it made my skin feel; I don’t think my face has ever been that soft!

When Emily gave me the Fit Chews to try, I was intrigued.  Candy that would give me energy? Hmm…

arbonne chews

They did give me a little boost when I ate them mid-morning. I tried three flavors: Lemon, Banana Coconut, and Caramel. You can buy a bag of thirty for $20.

Last was the Energy Fizz Sticks.

arbonne fizz

I liked these better than the fit chews, as I feel like they had more of an effect. They do contain a small amount of caffeine, but they didn’t give me the jolt as coffee does. Instead, I felt like I had more energy throughout the morning. Something else that I like about these is that it encourages more water drinking. They are pretty sweet, so I added one packet in my 32 ounce tumbler.

If you would like additional information on any of these products, or if you are interested in the business opportunity side of Arbonne, please reach out to Emily at emilyandjoshua2015 [at] gmail [dot] com. I assure you she is more than willing to help, and is a great resource!

Are you familiar with Arbonne? Which of these products most interest you?

Note: I tried these products free of charge in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

the sky is the limit

Even though St. Louis got quite a bit of rain over the weekend, there were still many beautiful instances of sunshine, and we got outside as much as we could.  Sunny skies always makes for a better day. After getting way too little sleep on Saturday night, Sunday morning rolled around real fast.  Little man woke up at 5:00 am.  I went out the night before, so five o’clock in the morning was very, very early.  My sorority sister Sidney came in town for the evening.

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We had a blast, just as we always do.  It’s good to see old friends.

Even though I was tired on Sunday, William and I had plans which forced me to get up and moving.  We went to a kids biathlon event.  William’s “wheels” were his stroller, but the older kids had fun biking, scooter-ing, and running around.  William and I mostly enjoyed the fresh air.

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Love Grown Foods and Cocogo were kind enough to sponsor the snack station.  Love Grown Foods provided individual boxes of Power O’s in chocolate, strawberry, and honey, which all the kids loved. They had no idea they were eating cereal made from beans!  Cocogo sent us the raspberry passion fruit, and many people were surprised that it was coconut water!  It was very refreshing for kids and adults alike.

Linking up with Katie and Erin today.

cocogo lovegrownfoods

After the event, William was squirming to get down, so we went back to our house so he could crawl, walk, and move around.  While my energy was drained yesterday, he seemed to have double energy!  He was all over the place.  William plays HARD, climbing on top of things, pulling stuff out, stacking toys, and making a mess faster than I can clean up!  After some time, he started getting fussy, so I took him for a walk in the stroller.  When we returned…

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He was out!  He woke up when I got him out which was fine since I wanted him to take a good afternoon nap.  We played a bit longer, and then we both took a nap.  I rarely nap, as I feel like I have a ton to do, but yesterday was much needed.

With all the fresh air and long walks that we’ve been enjoying, I’ve had some time to reflect on what’s going on in my life right now.  Everyone faces hardships now and then, but I truly believe it’s how you handle them, how you react, what you learn, and what you make of each situation.  “The sky is the limit” is what I’ve been telling myself lately. I’m ready to be challenged, reach my goals, and achieve my dreams.  Nothing’s stopping me.  William, too.  We’re going places, baby!

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What goals do you have in your future?

Friday Five

Happy happy Friday! I am finishing my last full week of school before summer, so to say I’m excited it’s the weekend is an understatement!  We’ve got a fun weekend planned which makes it all the sweeter, too.  Today, I want to share five things with you (linking up with Claire!) – some cuteness, some love, some deals, and some running fun.

#1

First and foremost, this cute little baby in the bathtub:

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Little stinker poured a cup of water on me and thought it was the most hilarious thing ever!  He was literally cracking up, so it was impossible to be mad!  Baby William loves playing with his stacking cups in the bath.  He loves putting them inside each other, pretending to drink, filling them with water, and apparently pouring them out on me!

#2

You all know I love Skoop and use it on a daily basis.  (HERE is why.)  Skoop is a plant-based superfoods company. Now through May 22nd, you can save 25% on all Skoop products – the A-Game green superfood blend (my favorite!), the B-Strong plant-based protein, and the B-Lovely superfood beauty blend.

Enter code ‘MAY25’ at checkout to apply the 25% discount. Be careful–the code is case sensitive!  Shop HERE.

One of the coolest things about Skoop is that every time you use it, you’re helping get more fresh fruits and veggies into schools across the country. Skoop has teamed up with the Chef Ann Foundation to create Mission Nutrition: Fruits and Veggie Grants for Kids. Skoop has committed to giving 3% of their revenue to fund these grants, because everyone deserves super nutrition!  AWESOME.

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#3

I’m not the only crazy Chipotle lover in my family…

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My little brother Justin texted our family this picture and said, “This is my 3rd meal in a row having Chipotle.”  And now he will probably never text me another goofy picture. lol

#4

I just learned of a new cool inspirational running app called Motigo and thought my runner friends would be interested. From their website:

Motigo is a personalized motivational running app. that allows your family, friends and coaches to pre-recored personal cheers for you to hear during your race.  Have you ever run a race, and even surrounded by thousands of other runners, still felt like you’re alone on your mission to finish?  Or perhaps you are nervous about running your very first race?  Maybe your friends and family aren’t able to be there in person to cheer you on?  The solution is Motigo.
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What is Motigo?
Motigo is the first ever personalized, motivational running app.  It brings athletes, coaches, family and all supporters together, through pre-recorded, personalized cheers.  It’s simple; after downloading the free app, runners select their race, send push notification to anyone who might want to cheer, and the recipient can then record any type of motivational messages for the runner.  The messages are triggered to play automatically at mile markers selected by each supporter, allowing friends, family or coaches to determine when and where the runner will hear their voice.
How it works. 
Motigo operates as a complimentary app, allowing runners to continue using their favorite fitness or music apps at the same time.  When the moment comes for cheers to play, Motigo lowers the volume of your music, plays the cheers, and returns the music to its previous volume.
The Mission.
The power of Motigo lies in its ability to supply emotional fuel.  Motivation is key to accomplishing anything in life, and Motigo’s mission is to help everyone keep moving, and #runLOVED.
#5
These curls.
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How amazing are they?
Have a fabulous weekend!
Have you ever heard of Motigo?  What are your weekend plans?