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Eat. Live. Be. Reboot: Reflecting

Eat. Live. Be. Reboot: Reflecting

| December 23, 2011 | 1 Comment

It shouldn’t be a big surprise that improving eating and living habits is really challenging during the holidays. I mean it’s almost crazy that I thought for one second I could trim down while baking like a madwoman. Seriously, did anyone expect me not to indulge? Besides me, of course. Because I did think that […]

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Back to School Shopping for School Lunches

Back to School Shopping for School Lunches

| August 6, 2011 | 6 Comments

Thank you to Crocs for sponsoring this blog post. Please click here to learn more about Crocs’ new Back to School line. I was selected for this sponsorship by the Clever Girls Collective. All opinions expressed here are my own. It’s been said that I go a little crazy around back to school shopping time. […]

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Review: Weight Watchers Fresh Meals and Deli Salads (and a Brief ELB Update)

Review: Weight Watchers Fresh Meals and Deli Salads (and a Brief ELB Update)

| August 2, 2011 | 2 Comments

So. Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011. Going forward, I’ll be doing monthly updates on my progress on the first Monday of each month. I’ve lost about 10 lbs since the project started, but none since I last updated. I’m not really bothered about that though. It’s summertime, and we’re having a great time. […]

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Easy Dinners (Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011)

Easy Dinners (Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011)

| July 26, 2011 | 1 Comment

Note: This will be the last weekly Eat. Live. Be. post. Beginning next week, we will update once a month on our progress. But don’t worry! I will still be here blogging about food 4-5 days a week. It doesn’t matter how much you like to cook or how much you enjoy feeding people. Sometimes, […]

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Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Wake-Up Calls

Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Wake-Up Calls

| July 19, 2011 | 7 Comments

Have you ever had a wake-up call to change some aspect of your life? Wake-up calls come in all sorts of sizes and levels of seriousness. Sometimes they are major, other times they are subtle. But they happen all the time. At the end of last year, when I realized I was at my highest […]

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Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Compliments

Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Compliments

| July 12, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011 topic is compliments. The greatest one we’ve received lately. The one that built us up and made us brim with excitement. First, a little about me and compliments. I wish I could say that I fall among those that accept compliments graciously, saying just the right thing. […]

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How to Stay Healthy While Eating Out (Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011)

How to Stay Healthy While Eating Out (Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011)

| June 28, 2011 | 2 Comments

Yesterday was my 31st birthday, a day that seemed to sneak up on me without warning. No longer am I “barely 30.” No longer am I “practically still in my 20s.” I’m firmly planted in my 30s. And it’s okay. For my birthday, I relaxed. I sat on a sun porch and read several chapters. […]

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Strawberry Picking 2011 (Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011)

Strawberry Picking 2011 (Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011)

| June 21, 2011 | 3 Comments

When I read this week’s topic for Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011, I smiled. It’s a great topic, and one that we should all consider now and again. The topic is ‘What makes you happy?’. The simplest answer I can give is so many things … That little boy above makes me sublimely […]

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Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Healthy Living Tip

Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Healthy Living Tip

| June 14, 2011 | 7 Comments

Some days, the words just flow. Those are the days where I can sit down and write a post in minutes, and have time for edits and rewrites and rereads. Then there are days like today, where I sat down hours ago to write this and got exactly nowhere. My head is just filled. It’s […]

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Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Goal Check-In and Redefining

Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Goal Check-In and Redefining

| June 6, 2011 | 9 Comments

It’s been 6 months since Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011 launched. In the past five months, I have lost weight, gained weight, worked out, not worked out, planted a garden, fit into clothes I hadn’t in a long time and then not fit into anything. It’s been a long road of ups and […]

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