Five Tips For Managing Holiday Stress {FTT23}

Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s are upon us! Is it just me, or does anyone else have a love/hate relationship with this time of year? It seems like we blaze through each event focusing only on the next event to come. We waste Thanksgiving thinking about Black Friday and cyber Monday. Then we get caught…

#MacroFriendlyMonday20 — Strawberry Banana Cream Yogurt Bowl!

Strawberry Banana Cream Yogurt Bowl! 🍓🍌🍨🥜 This yogurt bowl variation is a melding of two childhood (and adulthood 😂) favorites — peanut butter and jelly and peanut butter and banana. I am partial to strawberry jam on my PB&J as opposed to grape, but I certainly wouldn’t turn my nose up at either! It’s no…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 12.01.2019 {Random Acts of Kindness}

Welcome to the 12th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to practice random acts of kindness!   This month’s habit challenge is designed to help you achieve a higher sense of joy by instilling joy into the lives of others. It sounds counterintuitive, but the fact…

Habit Hack: “White Boarding” Your Ideas

Habit Hack: “White Boarding” Your Ideas I do keep a journal with me at all times to record ideas as I have / come across them, but that’s only the starting point. One of the best things you can do when planning and attacking ideas is to ‘flesh out’ your thoughts in a way that…

#MacroFriendlyMonday19 — High Protein Honey Mustard Sauce!

I teased about this recipe in last week’s post! So unless you’ve been living under a rock, you have more than likely seen @Laurenfitfoodie and @howwemacro recipes for @chickfila honey roasted barbecue sauce floating around the Macro tracking community (see here and here). I wanted to see if I could create a #highprotein version and…

The Difference Between An Amateur & A Pro {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ One definition of a professional is: “A person who does things even when he or she does not feel like doing them.” (From the book Jesus, CEO by Laurie Beth Jones / @jesusceo.lauriebethjones). ▶️ I thought this is so true! Whether it’s a professional athlete, businessperson, etc., the difference…

Kaci’s Friday Find — I Deserve A Donut App by Barb Raveling

  This week I wanted to share a resource that I came across for those who may be struggling with eating behaviors related to either emotional eating triggers or lies from the enemy / world. This is a free app designed to help with understanding and breaking eating for reasons other than to hunger and…

Five Tips For Using Protein Powder In Recipes {FTT22}

I absolutely love using protein powder in recipes! Shakes, bars, bites, brownies, muffins, fluff, proats, cookies, pancakes, waffles, crepes, bread, pudding, mug cakes, cheesecake, and more! If you haven’t used protein powder much, there’s a lot you need to know in order to get good outcomes. I learned most of my protein cookery from Anna…

#75Hard Day 75: A Few Takeaway Lessons {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ For those who have been following from day 1, you know that I started this challenge to get a better perspective on what it’s like to be a beginner again. ▶️ I’ve established a consistent process of habit development and wanted to remember the struggle of things so I…

#75Hard Day 74: Treat Your Day Like A Recipe {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ The purpose of a recipe is to have consistent inputs and processes that you can follow n order to get predictable good outcomes. ▶️ You nail down all the variables, ingredients, cooking techniques, methods, serving sizes, etc., and are able to duplicate the process for yourself and possibly even…

#75Hard Day 73: The Importance Of Trying New Things {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ As kids, we are constantly exposed to new ideas and information. Everything is brand new. There is excitement and joy living every day in the moment of constant engagement with all of these new things. ▶️ As adults, we eventually lose the excitement of life on a day to…

#75Hard Day 72: Things Can Shift In A Moment! {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ Sharing something a little bit different today. I felt like the Lord wanted me to give a word of encouragement! ▶️ I was thinking about how the temperature went from in the 70s to in the 30s literally overnight. It was not fun for the walk this morning 🥶…