how we make fermented veggies at home with these simple steps + new Vitamix blender

how we make fermented veggies at home with these simple steps + new Vitamix blender

Hello luvs! Since we’ve gotten back into making our own fermented veggies lately several of you requested how we do it. And we are here today sharing how we do it. It’s really simple. If we can do it, you can too Actually, we’ve shared how we made them once before several years ago. PrettyContinue Reading

the only frosted cocoa cake recipe you will ever need

the only frosted cocoa cake recipe you will ever need

Happy Friday luvs, We are chocolate girls. You already know that. Lori is a chocolate cake girl all the way, whereas Michelle likes a good vanilla cake. We’ve already made this cake twice. For a few weeks of Lori’s first trimester of pregnancy this is all she wanted. Luckily, we like to bake. Actually thatContinue Reading

why keeping it simple with health and fitness will change your life

why keeping it simple with health and fitness will change your life

Hello luvs, With the new year already rolling by, we all have goals and dreams that we want to accomplish! Nothing like starting off the first half of the year feeling more empowered and motivated to change things up in our lives. Especially when it comes to health and fitness. We were those girls whoContinue Reading

first trimester: my eats and what I did for my workouts

first trimester: my eats and what I did for my workouts

Hello luvs, It’s Lori again. Michelle is really liking these days off from blogging while I write up these pregnancy related post  Which actually works out perfectly as she has a lot going on. I am happy to help out. Thank you again for all the sweet comments on my first trimester post.  Today IContinue Reading

thoughts on my first trimester & 14 week update

thoughts on my first trimester & 14 week update

Hello luvs, Happy April 1st!!! Our birthday month!!! We plan on celebrating all month Now with the little one on the way we have even more to celebrate! I am continuing my story of being pregnant. If you don’t care about pregnancy related things please feel free to skip over this post.  Thoughts of myContinue Reading

15 minute rocket interval purely training workout #55

15 minute rocket interval purely training workout #55

Hey purely fit friends! Do you struggle with doing cardio? Struggle with enjoying cardio? Do you find yourself saying, “I have no time to get to the gym, so I might as well not workout” ? We understand your frustrations and today’s workout will get you in and out in under 15 minutes! And noContinue Reading

weekly sparks

weekly sparks

 Highlights from our week: Sad that we ate our last bit of our thin mint french toast… can’t wait to recreate again. One of our favs to date. Enjoying our morning fresh green juice in our new cups from Sur la Table! Love them. Enjoyed our last few slices of our almond butter protein bread.Continue Reading

Kettlebell challenge plus vlog about what’s to come

Kettlebell challenge plus vlog about what’s to come

Hey beauties! We have some fun things to discuss in today’s post! First we have a kettlebell swing challenge starting April 1!! Why do kettlebell swings? offers both cardiovascular and strength-training benefits strengthens and tones the body requires minimal equipment, just the kettlebell requires minimal space develops all purpose strength a mix of strength with flexibilityContinue Reading

out of this world delicious pizza rolls

out of this world delicious pizza rolls

Hey luvs, Thank you again for all the sweet comments about my story. I can’t stop smiling over here.  I will be sharing more about what I ate, supplements I took, and what I did for my workouts during my first trimester here soon. I felt like sharing this recipe today because it’s too good not toContinue Reading

my journey to get pregnant and how I found out I was pregnant

my journey to get pregnant and how I found out I was pregnant

Thank you everyone for all the amazing comments, tweets, facebook and instagram messages, text messages and emails about my special news of being pregnant!! Gary and I are so thrilled to be sharing this journey with all of you. So again, thank you soooo much you truly know how to make a girl feel soContinue Reading

Growing

Growing

Hello beauties, There has been a secret that we’ve been hiding for weeks. Someone is going to be a big brother… Big brother did not want to put his shirt on.Continue Reading

our new favorite cheesy bread recipe

our new favorite cheesy bread recipe

Hello friends, Do you ever relive family memories? Do you like recreating old family favorite recipes into something a little healthier? We sure do. We grew up with making recipes from the pillsbury complete book of baking (published in 1993). Our second oldest sister got the book and she started baking. She would invite usContinue Reading

Pyramid bodyweight time challenge bedroom purely training workout #54

Pyramid bodyweight time challenge bedroom purely training workout #54

Hey purely fit friends! We’re coming to an end for our bedroom workout series. Crazy to think that another month of workouts has gone by?!? We find that changing our workout location can help to jazz things up a bit, especially when working out at home. Changing up where you workout can make a differenceContinue Reading