Beauty Review – Shea Moisture Strengthen & Restore Masque

With all the aqua fitness I’ve been doing, my poor ginger curls have been put through the ringer. So I decided it was time to treat myself to a little Shea love…

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The Benefits of Water Aerobics

Water aerobics. Those two words conjure images of my grandmother in a modest one piece bathing suit and a floral swim cap splashing gracefully in the shallow end of the local pool.

While I am not completely off base, aqua fitness (as it is now known), is not just splashing around. It is quite a workout and I love every chlorine filled minute of it.

(Photo credit: Aquatots)

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Outfit of the Day – One Last Summer Fling

Living in New England means being ready for snow in July so today’s warm air and sunkissed sky was a pleasant surprise. Thank you Mother Nature.

 

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My Back to School Essentials

Tomorrow is the first day of school for so many people, myself included. It’s crunch time folks, so I am getting my supplies ready for a stellar semester!

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Recipe of the Month – Cha Cha Chia Pudding (via Eat Raw Not Cooked)

If you’ve never had Chia before, you are missing out. Besides being higher in fiber and having lots of Omega-3, Chia contains plenty of calcium and will keep you fuller longer throughout the day. Plus, it’s yummy, so…you know, there’s that.

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Outfit of the Day – Powerful

In the summer, I love wearing lightweight tops and skirts. (Okay, to be fair, I love wearing skirts in any season). That is sort of my uniform. Today’s outfit makes me feel flirty and feminine.

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Sweet Tooth Spotlight – Arctic Zero Fit Frozen Desserts

In my quest to live a healthier life, I gave up many foods that I loved and became a vegetarian. It’s been smooth sailing for the most part. Except that I have a HUGE sweet tooth. So how do I satiate my sugar cravings while still sticking to my diet?

Two words: Arctic Zero.

(Photo credit: Arctic Zero Instagram)

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The Importance of Taking a Rest Day

Sunday may be the Sabbath, but it’s not always a day of rest for most people. Exercise is awesome and an essential part of life, but giving your body a break is just as important.

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My Top 5 Summer Must Haves

Summer is in full swing and things are just heating up. I thought I’d put together a little list of my fun in the sun essentials!

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Happy 4th of July Weekend!

Here’s to the beach parties and the backyard BBQs. Celebrate the stars and stripes with sparklers and of course, fireworks!

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