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Diet Diaries: My Mind is Playing Tricks on Me

I wanted to give you guys a progress update on my weight loss.  I ALMOST threw in the towel this week after two months of trying to achieve my weight loss goals.  This week the devil has been busy trying to get me to quit.   After a few weeks of not seeing any movement on the scale and then being sick, I was discouraged.  I kept thinking to myself, it would be so much easier to just let it go and buy new clothes.  I was doing all this work and nothing was changing. What was the point? Continue Reading

Game Day Loaded Baked Potato Chips Appetizer

Congratulations to the Atlanta Falcons!  I’m a Chicago Bears fan at heart but I’m super excited that the Atlanta Falcons have made it to the Super Bowl!  It’s been a while since my home team has made it to the super bowl.  I’m still holding on to 1986 and the Super Bowl Shuffle.  I live in Atlanta now and my team is fighting for the top seat.  Even though I’m still waiting for Super Bowl party invites, I have the appetizer to bring for the occasion.  My best friend put me on this loaded baked potato recipe and I’m hooked.
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5 Tips to Help You Stay Motivated to Keep Working Out

I wanted to check in with my fitness and weight loss update.  So far I’m down 9 pounds since January 2nd!  *Hits the Dougie*  I can’t believe it!  It hasn’t been easy.  I’ve been hitting the gym 3 to 4 times a week and spending a lot of time prepping my meals.  It’s so worth it!  I still have another 15 pounds I would like to shed.  We’re closing out the first month of the year and some of your are ready to ditch your weight loss goals.  I wanted to share with you a few things that give me a reset button for staying in the weight loss game.
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The Perfect Accent

This post is sponsored by Kohl’s. I was paid for this post and received the included furniture and home decor as compensation. Thoughts and opinions are my own.

One of my 2017 goals was to have my home look like a picture in a magazine (or maybe a pamphlet). Unfortunately, I don’t have the coins to hire an interior designer or buy all new furniture. Therefore I’m forced to work with what I got. Instead of starting from scratch in my living room, I added a gorgeous accent chair from Kohl’s.

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5 Home Cleaning Hacks That Work

When my house is clean, even if it’s just for 5 minutes, I feel a since of peace.  My goal is to have a home that when an uninvited guest pops up I won’t feel completely embarrassed.  No, I’m not OCD.  I like to be proactive instead of reactive.  You know, stay ahead of the mess.  Since the new year has started, I’ve been trying to tackle these annoying cleaning to-do lists.  I have a few home cleaning solutions to handle those odd jobs in you home with products you already have.  You be amazed how these tricks will save you time and money.

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