What Would You Do If You Had Nothin...

What would you do if you had nothing to fear… Quit working and be a stay at home mom? Sell everything you own, buy a camper and travel across America; or hop a plane and go further than that to Bali or Australia? Would you create a new life for yourself?? I’m not a person with a lot of fear in my life. The only thing I’m really afraid of is...

Exercise For Your Age

You’ve heard it a thousand times: 50 is the new 40, 40 is the new 30, so on and so on. That’s all fine and good when you’re talking about how to dress, going out to see a band, or how you feel in general. But when it comes to exercise, you need to act your age. When I was in my 20s and 30s, I was obsessed with exercise. I was a triathlete, I ra...

Kid Friendly Smoothies

I have at least one smoothie every day. I'll admit it, I'm not a chef and a smoothie is a no-brainer way to make sure I get in good, clean, healthy, raw veggies. My daughter Madeline has grown up watching me make smoothies every day. And she drinks them too. For her, it's a lot of fun to fill up a blender with fruit and watch it become a shake. I'v...

How Do You Start Your Day

The first hour of your day sets the tone for how the rest of the day is going to go. Disagree? Remember that morning about a month ago, when you woke up late, in full freak-out mode because your alarm didn’t go off? In the first few seconds of your eyes being open, you realized that your entire day was going to be totally screwed. You were ...

Working Out When It's Hot Out

Has anyone else noticed how friggin’ hot it is this summer? It got up to 103 in Boulder this summer and we still have a whole other month to go! I admire all of you dedicated people who are still out running and cycling outdoors, sweating your asses off, despite the heat and humidity. But are you remembering to take care of yourselves in the proces...

You CAN Have It All

Have you noticed a trend from blogging moms, lately? I’ve read more than one article suggesting that we can’t have our gluten-free, vegan, organic, sugar free cake and eat it too. The CEO of Coca Cola was quoted to say that if you asked her kids, they would most likely say she’s a terrible mom. The CEO of GM said the same thing. That’s crap. Is it ...