July Blogging Challenge

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So happy July everybody!  This is the month I’m supposed to have my baby!!  WHOO-HOO!!  Let’s hope that is the case.  For some reason I would feel so odd having an August baby after looking forward to July for such a long time, but we can’t really predict the future now can we? For now I’m trying to stay out of the heat, spend lots of time cuddling McKenna and The Scottish, and rest as much as possible.  It’s the calm before the storm, although I’m SUPER excited about the storm.  🙂 For Read more […]

Guest Post: Birth Story

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They set up the labor room like a stage. All the lights are out, except for one shining spotlight that is pointed right at your hoo-ha. The only people in the room are a couple of nurses, the doc and of course hubby on your right. It wasn’t what I pictured. I know on TV it always shows the husbands holding the wife’s hand but that was my first realization at how fake that is because your hands are COVERED with wires, an annoying IV needle, blood pressure pads, etc. There’s no way he can Read more […]

Guest Post: Maternity Leave Reality vs Expectation

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Things I thought I’d be doing during my maternity leave: keeping the house clean, making breakfast, lunch and dinner, getting dressed every day, going for long walks on our local 5K trail, attending playdates, gardening, reading… Things I have done during my maternity leave: spent inordinate amounts of time attempting to get my daughter to sleep, prevented her from eating the cat hair that has accumulated on the floors, attempted to get to the bottom of Mount Laundry (still hasn’t happened), Read more […]

Guest Post: CrossFit Couple Part Two

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Hi everyone! Sara from Fit for a Bride blog here again to talk about how my relationship with my husband, Aaron, has changed since we started CrossFitting. In case you missed it, my hubby shared his perspective last week – you can read that here. (Editor’s note:  No one was compensated for this blog post.  This is not an endorsement of CrossFit.  All opinions regarding CrossFit are personal to the guest writer.  Thanks!) For me, working out has always been better with a buddy. I first Read more […]

Guest Post: CrossFit Couple Part One

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I asked my friend and blogger Sara to guest post about how her marriage has improved by joining CrossFit with her husband Aaron and instead of one guest post, I got two!  I’m so excited to introduce this adorable couple, so let’s get started… (Editor’s note:  No one was compensated for this blog post.  This is not an endorsement of CrossFit.  All opinions regarding CrossFit are personal to the guest writer.  Thanks!) Hi everyone! I’m Sara, author of Fit for a Bride blog and Mrs. Brooch Read more […]

A Guest Post Surprise

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Hey everybody!  I have news!  But first, a quiz… If you had to guess where I have guest blog post up today which one would you choose: A) a home improvement blog B) a mommy blog C) a fitness blog D) a recipe blog If you picked C, you are correct!  If you picked anything else, you’re mostly just shocked. I know it makes more sense for me to guest post at a cupcake eating blog than a fitness blog, but sometimes the world is cray-cray. That’s right, I wrote a blog post about Read more […]