July 2012

Crossed My Fingers and Hoped For The Best

by Courtney on July 26, 2012

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Guess who figured out a way to use up some more of her zucchini stash…? Oh yeah, baby. A couple of weeks ago, I received my latest issue of Cooking Light magazine in the mail and happened to come across this recipe for Summer Squash and Ricotta Galette. I followed the recipe to a T, […]

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Two Breakfasts In One Day?

by Courtney on July 26, 2012

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Suuuuuuure…don’t mind if I do! This morning after I finished training a couple clients, I had plans to meet up with Sarah and Mal for some bridesmaid dress fittings. Sooo exciting! As it turns out, the bridal store didn’t open until 11am and I really didn’t feel like going all the way back home from […]

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Made It All Worth It

by Courtney on July 26, 2012

Where do I even begin? Seriously. I spent a good majority of my afternoon reading through each and every one of your incredible comments, often times smiling and tearing up simultaneously. The support you’ve all been sending me – via Twitter, email, phone, comments – is just mind blowing and I can’t thank you enough. […]

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When Your Definition of Healthy Changes

by Courtney on July 25, 2012

For the past couple of months, there’s been a post I’ve wanted to write. Ultimately, however, whenever I’ve tried to sit down and actually write it out, I either can’t find the words or I just have too sour of an outlook on the situation to truly get to the point I’m trying to get […]

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Back in the Rotation

by Courtney on July 25, 2012

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Just in case you were curious… source It’s National Hot Fudge Sundae Day. Mmmhmmm. Honestly, hot fudge isn’t really my thing…but give me a sundae with globs and globs of caramel and I am one happy camper. Ya know, Jay and I *do* have a softball game tonight…and now I’m thinking that this could be […]

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Firing Up the Wii

by Courtney on July 24, 2012

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Awesome stuff has been happening around here today. Like this Cherry Almond Smoothie Bowl I had for lunch. Topped with plenty of Kashi Go Lean + Love Grown Foods granola. Then there this evening’s dinner… It sort of looks like pizzas, right? BUT…no pizzas today. Mine: mozz cheese, red peppers, onions, corn off the cob, […]

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30 Minute Treadmill + Plyometric Workout

by Courtney on July 24, 2012

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Allllright…who’s ready to get sweaty?!? After putting out a call for new workout ideas yesterday, I noticed that many of you were looking for some cardio, some full body, and even some plyometrics. Sooo, I went ahead and combined them all into one, 30-minute workout. I actually did a variation of this a couple of […]

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The Part in the Shower?

by Courtney on July 24, 2012

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All morning, I have been craving one of those cool, dreary, constant downpour type of mornings. You know what I mean? The ones that make you want to hangout in your cozies and curl up on the couch with a good book…those are always so great (as long as I don’t actually have to be […]

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Two Stars of the Show

by Courtney on July 23, 2012

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Dinner tonight was awwwwwwesome. We still had quite a bit of our loaf of Italian bread left from this weekend’s Farmers Market trip, so rather than let it go bad, I decided to cook up a batch of homemade croutons. So quick and simple, too! To make a batch of Garlic & Parmesan Croutons: Cut […]

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Sampled My Way Through

by Courtney on July 23, 2012

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It’s been a busy Monday morning and afternoon, thanks to my having to catch up on everything I didn’t get done over the weekend. Hey, it was worth it! My first stop of the day: Sephora. I could spend hours in that store, browsing, sampling, and just having a ball. But since I had other […]

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