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  • 2,000 SQUATOBER Instagram Challenge + October Workout Playlist (3+ Hours of Music!)


    Happy October 1! The decorative pumpkins have made their way to our front porch and I baked my first pumpkin baked good of the season this morning – pumpkin muffins with pecans and chopped dates. They were delicious so I’m planning to share the recipe after I try them again with some small modifications. I’m [...]

  • Friday I’m In Love: Goldens, Figs and Instagram


    This is an extra happy Friday for me because I’m leaving on a mini-vacation tomorrow for my annual pilgrimage to Sunset Beach with my BFF Dorie’s family. (2014, 2015) I can’t wait! I’m going to share a few Friday faves before I get to packing, baking, grocery shopping and nail painting. A Puppy Play Date Two girls [...]

  • The 2016 Ultimate Plank Challenge: A Plank A Day In May


    Last year I hosted an Instagram challenge to celebrate the release of my book, Ultimate Plank Fitness. The #UltimatePlankChallenge was 31 days of all sorts of bodyweight plank exercises with the goal that participants would improve their core strength. The challenge was so much fun and had such great participation that I decided to do it [...]

  • A Fun “Celebrity” Week + Should the pups get their own Instagram account?


    Hi and happy Friday! I’ve had a really good week…work was steady busy but not crazy busy…which is always nice. I’ve REALLY been working on cutting back and being smarter about how I arrange my schedule. It’s working! This afternoon I had the BRILLIANT idea to add chocolate chips and dried cranberries to my peanut [...]

  • September #hashtanga Challenge: Week 2


    Last week I shared that I am participating in my first ever Instagram yoga challenge hosted by Michael Gannon. Read all the details in this post. I have kept up with the challenge every day! Here’s a recap of the second week. Monday Utthita hasta padangushthasana for day 8. Tuesday Day 9 ardha baddha padmottanasana. Wednesday [...]

  • September #hashtanga Yoga Challenge


    I love Instagram. I have to say that it’s probably my favorite social media channel at the moment. I love how visual it is and how much community and connection it creates. I have enjoyed connecting with the blogging community and my readers via Instagram but the yoga community is also rocking on Instagram. One [...]