healthy living

Breaking Up With Salt for the Kids

December 22, 2016 | in: healthy living

I am honored to have partnered with the American Heart Association’s #BreakUpWithSalt campaign to tell my story of learning how dangerous too much salt can be for health.  When I …more

#DearFutureMe: This Is Why You Are So Tired

November 8, 2016 | in: healthy living

Dear Future Me,  When you are dragging during the day and wondering why you are so exhausted, do not think it is because you did not pound enough coffee. It …more

Vote for Clean Air for Our Kids

October 20, 2016 | in: healthy living

I live right outside Washington, DC in Silver Spring, Maryland, and although I adore my adopted hometown and region, it has some of the worst air quality in the nation. …more

Eighties Are Back, Teeth Are Teal

April 1, 2016 | in: healthy living

This spring break my kids have been obsessed with watching both new and old Reading Rainbow episodes on Netflix. #NetflixandChillwithLeVarBurton Alice is all about My Little Pony but the toys …more

Let’s Move Blogger Event at The White House with First Lady Michelle Obama

March 17, 2016 | in: healthy living

“You all are such powerful messengers on this issue. You have such an incredible platform. Just the 150 of you in this room alone reach tens of millions of people. …more

Pedialyte in the sick day stash

February 19, 2016 | in: healthy living

Since the beginning of 2016, not a week has gone by without one of my three kiddos missing school due to illness. Put together three schools, three kids, nine activities …more

What I Learned from Doing Jenny Craig

February 2, 2016 | in: healthy living

My “after” picture, taken before going on-air on Great Day Washington this month.  17 pounds down, no Spanx cutting off my circulation and my pants look lame because they are …more

Holiday Weight Loss (Yes, It’s Possible)

December 30, 2015 | in: healthy living

I have lost a little bit of weight this holiday season. In fact, I was down three pounds on my Christmas Eve weigh-in at my local Jenny Craig location. Thank goodness, …more

GIVEAWAY: Huge Holiday Basket of Healthy from CVS/pharmacy #FindYourHealthy

December 2, 2015 | in: giveaways, healthy living

If you are anything like me, you are both trying to keep your family as health-focused as possible, and you find yourself walking into your local CVS for store items …more

12 Pounds Gone in 6 weeks: Jenny Craig Rocks

October 15, 2015 | in: healthy living

Thanks to Jenny Craig, I have lost 12 pounds in six weeks … and it was not tough. Admittedly, I have not been working out as much as I would …more

Trying a New Vitamin: Violet Iodine Supplement for Women

September 29, 2015 | in: healthy living

The older I get, the more I believe in the power of vitamins. As someone who is often anemic, when I am run down and feeling less energetic, I know …more

One month on Jenny Craig: 9 pounds, 7 inches down

September 28, 2015 | in: healthy living

After one month of following the Jenny Craig plan I have lost 9 pounds, 7 inches (three from my waist!) … and those measurements were taken after a night of …more

Weight loss on Jenny Craig: It’s happening

September 14, 2015 | in: healthy living

I was provided a free trial Jenny Craig program, meals and promotional consideration. However, the opinions expressed are entirely my own. My first week on the Jenny Craig program I …more

Starting Jenny Craig: The happy “before”

August 26, 2015 | in: healthy living

I was provided a free trial Jenny Craig program, meals and promotional consideration. However, the opinions expressed are entirely my own. I have been having a completely awesome summer. But …more

Mudderella: You have to do it!

August 4, 2015 | in: healthy living, hot mama, moms night out

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Mudderella. I received complimentary admission to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me …more