Highlights of the week from us:

cinnamon rollsExperimented with making grain-free cinnamon rolls…still practicing.


Enjoyed this delicious dinner: shredded brussel sprouts, kabocha squash, half avocado, burger, and a little white rice. YUM.

marshmallow hot cocoaHot cocoa with peppermint marshmallows melted in it.

lori taking waffle pics

Taking ton of food pictures for new recipes coming soon!.

raw peppermint cheesecake cake

Ate our last bit of triple layered peppermint cream cake … so sad when it’s all gone.

raw chocolate protein trufflesSnacked on a few protein chocolate truffles (recipe from our purely classic cookbook)

sugar cookiesAte some yummy sugar cookies!

lori pull up

Did some pull-ups on our equalizer and some other fun things like this new move.


Lovely morning Jax. Always striking a pose 😉

michelle travel

Michelle’s travel essentials – KOSS headphones, ipad and coffee!

michelle lunch out

Michelle enjoyed a beautiful salmon salad while Christmas shopping with our mom.

tone it up goodies

At our doorstep was a surprise gift from the amazing tone it up girls. In love with their beach jewelry, and excited to try their new protein bars (which they are on sale)! And our stock of perfect fit was low so perfect timing 🙂

Things that sparked our interest:

10 reasons kids should believe in Santa — cute!

PB banana freeze pops — great snack idea

Holiday peppermint bark — YUMMY, need to make

Would you wash your face with coal — not sure, we still like our oils.

Know the 8 Elements of a Perfect Workout  — agree

 The psychology of exercise dieting you need to know   — great read

17 cool and unusual uses for beeswax — love learning new things

How to host a holiday donut party  –need to do this 😉

What to wear for working out in cold weather  –> we love our gloves and a good pair of compression pants

Is your poop normal —> nerd alert – we like reading things like this as poop talk is something we discuss a lot

Up and coming medical apps –> fascinating what technology can do

What sparked your interest this week?



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8 thoughts on “Weekly Sparks

  1. ok, poop is so important to talk about! i am actually in the process of writing one myself! i hope it’s not tmi for the average reader, but i guess i know my sisters will be ok with it 😉

    Posted on December 22, 2013 at 10:03 am
    1. oh yes we are definitely ok with that 😉 xoxo

      Posted on December 22, 2013 at 10:58 am
    2. LOL! Girl, I freaking love you! We’ve already had our fair share of poop talk but it IS so important. Only healthy living bloggers, huh? 😉

      Posted on December 22, 2013 at 4:31 pm
  2. Great sparks! My mouth is drooling at all those sweets!

    Posted on December 22, 2013 at 10:56 am
  3. girls, we so read the same things! Love it. Just read wellness mama’s poop post yesterday. haha.

    enjoy your holiday! xxoo

    Posted on December 22, 2013 at 4:06 pm
    1. nothing like holiday poop talk 😉 we knew you would like it!

      Posted on December 22, 2013 at 9:00 pm
  4. LMFAO – is it weird that the first link I clicked on was “is your poop normal” – bah ha ha! Clearly I am a nerd right there with you 😉

    Posted on December 22, 2013 at 11:15 pm
    1. haha love it Gigi!!

      Posted on December 23, 2013 at 8:04 am