Monthly Archives: January 2012


     This week is all about anticipation.  Tonight we find out who the next Mamavation Moms are.  On Thursday my husband finally comes home.  The Omron Fitness campaign is in full swing, and I can’t wait to share more about it with you.  Then there is the anticipation of the coming move.  So much to do,… Continue Reading

Did Someone Say Ice Cream?

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Banana Faux Ice Cream Prep time: 5-10 minutesYield: 2 servings Calories per serving: about 165 depends on the size of the banana and the brand of chocolate Ingredients 2 Bananas, frozen chunked 2 TBS PB2 Powder 2 squares Dark Chocolate Cooking Directions Place frozen banana chunks in the food processor Pulse,… Continue Reading

Mamavation Mom Finalist: Meet Andrea

     Campaign 11 voting has begun!  There were 11 amazing applicants, now there are 5 wonderful finalists.  Each woman has a story, each applied for her own reasons, and each of them deserve our support.  Here is Andrea’s story. My name is Andrea Emilien and I want to be a Mamavation Mom. “What is… Continue Reading

The Inspiration Within

Photo Credit: FriaLove First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. -Epictetus   It’s that time again, the Mamavation Finalists for Campaign #11 have been chosen.  All of the applicants deserve a round of applause.  It takes a lot to make the video and put yourself out… Continue Reading

Shhh…Don’t Wake the Sleeping Dragon

Photo Credit: Genista Beware the sleeping dragon.  For when she awakes the Earth will shake. -Winston Churchill      When a dragon is sleeping, it is best to let it rest.  My sleeping dragon is my addiction to sugar.  Yes, I am calling it an addiction.  Sugar is a very difficult habit to kick.  Like… Continue Reading

Today I Choose to…

Source: via Shannon on Pinterest          Weight loss, like life, is all about a series of choices.  Do you choose to have that chocolate chip cookie, or do you choose the fruit?  Do you choose relaxation as sitting on the sofa, or do you choose to take a quiet walk?  After… Continue Reading

Slow Cooker Inside Out Chicken Enchiladas

Inside out Chicken Enchiladas Recipe by Aries Mommy Slow cooker chicken enchilada meat. Prep time: 5 minutesCook time: 6-8 hoursIngredients 2.5 lbs Chicken breasts; boneless, skinless 1/2 cup Onion, chopped 1 clove Garlic, pressed or chopped fine 1 lg can (1lb 12oz) Green Enchilada Sauce optional Corn Tortillas optional Shredded Cheese Cooking Directions Place all… Continue Reading

Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!… Continue Reading

Happy New Year

Photo Credit:  Ray Downtown Pictures      Happy New Year everyone!  I have been “catching” up on family time with my husband the past couple of weeks.  He is going back to school early tomorrow morning.  Thus blogging/social media will be back to it’s regular scheduled programming.        Hopefully, all of you are… Continue Reading