The Holidays Have Changed But Yet They Remain The Same

As I sit down today to share a heart felt post, I just have this overwhelming sense of gratitude, exhaustion and contentment. Those feel like an odd combination for the holidays, right? Gratitude I always grew up looking forward to Christmas. Of course I loved getting presents and getting vacation days off from school, but […]

How To Avoid Gaining Weight During The Holidays

Hanukah is in full swing and Christmas is just 12 days away but I think we all need a little reminder to be kinder to ourselves this holiday season. I never try to lose weight over the holidays, it would be too tempting, but it is possible to maintain any progress your’ve made and today […]

VLOGMAS #3: Getting our Tree and My Quick Trip to LA VIDEO

The “Fit’s” First Christmas

I can’t remember if I’ve mentioned this but as a joke, many of our friends refer to us as the Fits. As with many of our married friends, Nick and I have different last names so to just call us the Fit family is easiest. For our first Christmas together, we stayed in Boston and started it […]

Thoughts on The Holidays as a 1st Time Parent

I’ve always heard that the holidays stress people out. I haven’t been too phased by them in the past but this year I finally get it. As a first time parent whose child’s birthday is shortly after the holiday, I’m experiencing anxiety over my future. Here’s Why… I am easily persuaded by sales. I’ve been so frugal with what I […]

What I Got For Christmas & My “Staycation”

Things I miss about college include living next door to my girlfriends, swapping clothes with my girlfriends, having the energy to go out hard 3-4 nights a week and having absolutely nothing to do during vacation breaks.  I am not complaining but when you work for yourself you do not have time off, especially paid […]

Healthy Breakfast Ideas & Recipes for Christmas Morning

You are probably not looking to change your families traditional Christmas morning breakfast but you might be hoping to make it a bit healthier. My mom has made the same coffee cake since I was in middle school and while it calls for Crisco, I’ve tried to convince her this year to try making it […]

Grasshopper Pie, Sticky Buns…

On Christmas, I gifted myself a day off from working out. To be honest, I intended to go for a run to get out of the house but it was slightly raining and just above freezing temperature outside. I did not bring my running rain jacket and I did not want to do a strength […]

The Post-Holiday Guide To Preventing Weight Gain

There are two things I look forward to on Christmas when it comes to indulging. My mother’s coffee cake for breakfast and grasshopper pie for dessert. Both are tradition and both are far from being healthy. Since I attempt to eat clean most days, it seems like I always eat too much. I never learn […]

A Social Network Christmas The pastor at my mother’s church showed

A Social Network Christmas The pastor at my mother’s church showed this last night and I thought it was so cute, I found it on YouTube so I could share it with all of you for today.  If Facebook existed on Jesus’ actual birthday, it might have looked something like this I imagine…