How to Make Money from Home as a PatPat Ambassador

How to Make Money From Home as a PatPat Ambassador

For all you moms (and dads) out there who love to shop and wouldn't mind earning a little extra cash, I have a fun opportunity to share with you. The awesome folks behind PatPat, a mobile shopping app that offers affordable fashion and home essentials for mothers, babies and children, is looking for new ambassadors to promote their app and earn cash in return! Do you … [Read more...]

Strawberry Chocolate Crumble Whipped Yogurt

Strawberry Whipped Yogurt with fresh strawberries, mini chocolate chips & crushed graham crackers

One of my goals this year is to eat more fruits and veggies and less junk food. While I tend to eat healthy most of the time, I struggle with late-night cravings. After the kids are in bed and my hubby and I have settled into our Netflix shows, I tend to reach for a chocolate ice cream bar to satisfy my hunger. I can resist most other sweets, but when it comes to chocolate and … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Soothe Sore Muscles After a Tough Workout

5 Ways to Soothe Sore Muscles After a Tough Workout

I have a love-hate relationship with working out. I wake up each morning feeling energized and motivated to go to the gym. I can hardly wait to get there and have my me-time. The hour that I spend working out is the only time of the day that I can block out the rest of the world. It is wonderful! I put my headphones on and lift heavy weights as I jam to my favorite songs. As … [Read more...]

Strawberry Star Fruit Smoothie Bowl

Strawberry Star Fruit Smoothie Bowl

Most mornings I make eggs and oatmeal for breakfast. The combo is easy to whip up and provides a healthy balance of carbs, protein and fat. I also really love fruit, so every few days I like to switch it up and have a delicious smoothie instead. Smoothies are simple to make and so refreshing! Plus, they're an easy way to add more fruit and protein to your diet. Lately, … [Read more...]

Game Day Beauty Essentials

Game Day Beauty Essentials

I've been a big Broncos fan for as long as I can remember. It's kind of hard not to be, considering I've lived in Colorado my whole life! Now that the Broncos are heading to the Big Game we have a lot to be excited about. I'm looking forward to watching them play and hopefully win! Either way, it's always fun to get together with family and friends to watch the game and eat … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Help You Stick to Your Financial Plan This Year

5 Tips to Help You Stick to Your Financial Plan This Year

Now that the holidays are over and the New Year is underway, it's time to get your finances in order. If you haven't already, now would be a great time to sit down and make a financial plan for the year. Whether you want to pay off debt, buy a house, build up an emergency fund or save for retirement, it's important that you make a plan and stick to it. Sticking to your … [Read more...]

Health Benefits of Collagen + Pineapple Banana Protein Smoothie

Pineapple Banana Protein Smoothie

Do you eat enough protein each day? Depending on your activity level, you may need to add more to your diet. When I started working out and lifting weights consistently a few years ago, I quickly learned how important it was to refuel after my workouts. Protein provides long-term energy and it also provides multiple benefits to your muscles, including growth and recovery. If … [Read more...]

$200 Starbucks Gift Card Giveaway

$200 Starbucks Gift Card Giveaway

Happy Tuesday! I hope your week is off to a great start. It's been extra cold here so I've been warming up with lots of coffee. That means an extra trip or two to Starbucks! If you're a Starbucks fan too, you're in for a real treat. That's because I’ve teamed up with some blogger friends to give you the chance to win a prize you’re going to love -- a $200 Starbucks Gift … [Read more...]

Sunrise Breakfast Smoothie

Sunrise Breakfast Smoothie

Over the holidays my healthy eating habits went out the window. I ate out a lot and had way too many sweets. But I don't regret it one bit! I think it's good to give yourself a break from counting calories every now and then and enjoy food without the guilt. I definitely enjoyed my time off, but now I'm excited to get back on track. I've been going to the gym 5 days a week and … [Read more...]

Reduce Digital Eye Strain with Eyezen Glasses

Eyezen Glasses with Dolce & Gabbana Frames

As a blogger and digital content creator, I spend most of my day on the computer writing blog posts, editing photos, reading and responding to emails and posting to social media. When I'm not on the computer, I'm usually trying to keep up with everything on my phone. All that time staring at a screen has really affected my vision. By the end of the day, my eyes hurt and it's … [Read more...]