April 17, 2014

Announcing 42 Simple & Healthy Dinners {a new cookbook!}


Last year, Stacy, Emma, and I released our first book called 42 Days to Fit, which is a realistic diet and exercise challenge to help moms get fit and stay fit!  Many of you wrote us and asked to help you out with more recipes to go along with the eating suggestions found in the book. And so? 42 Simple & Healthy Dinners was born! Now available on Kindle, you can have your copy of … [Read more...]

42 Days to Fit: A Great Way to Start 2014!


This giveaway comes just in time for you to plan ahead to get fit and shed those extra holiday pounds that might have crept up on you during the holidays.  If you've been around this blog for a while now, you probably already know what 42 Days to Fit is. For those of you who have never heard of it, it's basically a six-week plan to get you on the road to fitness.  It's not a get-skinny-quick … [Read more...]

42 Days to Fit is Only 99 Cents – One Day Only!

42 Days to Fit  - 99 cents for 1 day only!

42 Days to Fit is ON SALE for 99 cents for one day only - April 30! If you haven't had a chance yet to get your copy, now's the time.  The book is available for BOTH Kindle AND PDF download now, so it's up to you how you prefer to read it. To get your Kindle version, just click here. Or for instant PDF download, click here. Either way, by starting 42 Days to Fit today, you're on your … [Read more...]

42 Days to Fit Available Now as PDF!

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 42 Days to Fit - PDF   Hooray!  The day so many of you have been waiting for has finally arrived! 42 Days to Fit is now available for instant PDF download! To get your book for PDF download, click here. … [Read more...]

42 Days to Fit: Exciting News!


Attention all 42 Days to Fit participants! 42 Days to Fit is a new website! If you read and enjoyed 42 Days to Fit, the Kindle eBook, we've got a surprise for you!  42 Days to Fit is a new website offering new food and fitness articles each week to keep you motivated and encouraged! Whether you've just discovered 42 Days to Fit and you're just getting started, or if you're in the middle of … [Read more...]

Exciting Things on the Horizon!

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I've got a lot of exciting things in the works these days.  I mean, besides these eight boys, of course. Texas Homeschool Moms' Winter Summit In January, I attended my very first Homeschool Moms' Winter Summit in Oklahoma!  It blew my socks off!  I just kept saying to Connie, "I had no idea that this was going to be so amazing!  I wish I had come sooner!  This is so awesome!"  And by the … [Read more...]

42 Days to Fit 99¢ Sale {and a $50 Giftcard Giveaway!}

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If you missed the opportunity yesterday to get your free copy of 42 Days to Fit, don't worry! Tuesday, February 5th, and Wednesday, February 6th, 42 Days to Fit is only 99¢!! Never heard of 42 Days to Fit and you're wondering what it's about? What You'll See in 42 Days to Fit Each week, you'll see two challenges.  One is a food challenge with (again) realistic dietary changes that focus … [Read more...]

42 Days to Fit eBook- FREE today only!

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***If you missed this post the day the book was FREE, click here to get it for only 99¢ and to enter for a chance to win a $50 Giftcard.*** Besides getting asked HOW we got 8 boys, one of the most common questions I get asked is, "how have you lost the weight after each of those pregnancies?"  I decided to share that journey with you here last summer. It's been a few months since I shared … [Read more...]

Announcing 42 Days to Fit {for Kindle!}


Last year, I shared my 42 Days to Fit real-life journey with you all, telling you how I lost the remainder of the 65 pounds I gained with my 8th pregnancy and shaped up.  So many of you participated and wrote emails and comments and even left encouraging success stories cheering each other on at Facebook.  I was blown away at the participation from so many moms who said (like me) they just … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Drink More Water


7 Ways to Drink More Water Carry a water bottle when you're on the go.  Get a big water bottle, BPA-free, if possible, and fill it to take with you every time you leave. Drink a glass first thing in the morning.  This helps get the body hydrated as soon as we wake up.  Try drinking before morning coffee. Try to drink a glass before each meal.  Not only keeps us hydrated, but keeps us … [Read more...]