Weekly sparks

by purelytwins


Highlights from our week:

fresh strawberries

Been enjoying fresh strawberries all week long! They have been hitting the spot.

veggies to make fermented

Made a big batch of fermented veggies! This one was filled with a lot of goodies, including seaweed and dandelion.

lori baby bump Baby bump 🙂

jax sleeping

Jax loves to sleep in his bed right by us while we work at the computer. There have been many times when both of us just wanted to join him.


Love ending the day with a delicious dinner.

eating tahini from jar

shhh…don’t tell anyone but we eat tahini straight from the jar at night 😉

fish braid ponytail

Fish tail braid ponytail!  Neither one of us are good with hair styling but we try.

two bite brownie

But we are good at baking 🙂 Two bite brownies anyone?

chilling with jax

Just another lazy Saturday chilling with my buddy. Jax and I had a great time. We slept a lot, walked a lot and ate a lot.

target green maternity dress to wear to wedding

Love my new Target dress. It fit perfectly! Thanks for all the sweet comments on my IG pic and on facebook. You guys sure know how to make a girl feel beautiful. Love you all!!!!

Purely Fit Life and Purely Twins Community shout outs:

purelytwins workouts

You guys are our inspiration 😉 Love seeing you enjoy our workouts!

purelytwins food shoutouts

more foods

Love seeing all your pictures!!! xoxo

cracker shoutout

Check out Debbie enjoying No Flour Cracker cookbook.

twitter shouts

Comments of the week:

frosted coca cake comment luv

Catherine so glad your guests enjoyed cocoa cake!!

no flour pumpkin bread

Angelina so glad you enjoyed the no flour pumpkin bread.

500 rep workout shout out

Steph B so glad you enjoyed the workout!

recipe love comment

Thank you Sunshinegirlie!

We appreciate all the love and support!!

From around the internet:

How to not eat when you’re not hungry

Guide to LAs best food trucks – wished we lived in LA, haha We love the idea of food trucks and we even talked about starting one before in the past when we had our bakery. 

The #1 myth about yoga great post! We always plan not being flexible for why we don’t do yoga regularly. Silly us. We are trying (again!) to bring yoga back into our lives

Handing over your self-worth  – great post by Heather, she always has great stuff!

How to stick to your workouts when having morning sickness

Matching the right gear to your workout

Shit we can change for women — awesome post! Gillian always has a way with words.

 Managing leptin levels 

Think your way full – very interesting! so important to have a positive view of food

Easy creme brulee recipe – Michelle’s sinful guilty pleasure –>she loves creme brulee

How to stop being an emotional eater 


New blog post in the purely fit life club area:

New weekly workout schedule

New pregnancy workout schedule

Michelle’s daily eats for the whole week

Lori’s eats for May 13-14

How many reps to do and how to deal with advanced exercises


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Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table May 18, 2014 - 10:08 am

I think being good at making brownies is MUCH better then being good at hair styling. 😉

purelytwins May 18, 2014 - 2:54 pm

agreed 🙂

The Delicate Place (@misathemeb) May 18, 2014 - 10:40 am

i can’t even french braid my hair haha so that’s pretty impressive. oh–i had frozen crème brûlée last night at one of my fave restaurants in pgh. it was pretty spectacular 🙂

purelytwins May 18, 2014 - 2:54 pm

can I come visit you 🙂

Meg @ A Dash of Meg May 18, 2014 - 10:49 am

thanks for sharing my pic 😀 means so much to me <3 i was going to buy plantains yesterday but they were all too yellow for my liking. you look great in that teal dress, Lori 🙂

purelytwins May 18, 2014 - 2:55 pm

thanks girl!!! I know we are out of green plantains too so sad

kitkat May 18, 2014 - 1:03 pm

Love the dress Lori, i didn’t get to see it on in the video! You look like a Greek Goddess statue!

purelytwins May 18, 2014 - 2:55 pm

Thank you !!

Erica May 18, 2014 - 2:12 pm

The fishtail braid looks great! I have 0 ability to do hair…poor Kaylin ;).

purelytwins May 18, 2014 - 2:55 pm

I know maybe our little girls will learn it for us

G May 18, 2014 - 3:04 pm

You say you can’t do hair but the long flowy curls you have down to perfection! Such a great dress on you…

purelytwins May 18, 2014 - 4:30 pm

G – haha I have learned some tricks 😉

Jojo @ RunFastEatLots May 18, 2014 - 10:42 pm

Your hair is beautiful and healthy-looking! Love the dress, too 🙂

GiGi Eats May 18, 2014 - 11:16 pm

I cannot get over how flipping amazing you two are!!! 🙂 And the incoming baby is going to eat SO WELL!!! Man, I wish I was the baby! LOL!

Carla May 19, 2014 - 7:14 am

you are cute beyond compare.

Heather @ Cook It Up Paleo May 19, 2014 - 4:28 pm

Tahini with a spoon! I totally do that too! (I also do it with homemade macadamia coconut butter; yum)

Lisa May 20, 2014 - 10:28 am

Thanks for the shout out Michelle and Lori (I’m mnb_to_live)!! I needed a bit of motivation to work out this morning and here it is courtesy of ya’ll! Lori, you’re beautiful in that dress! And thanks for the great articles to read through!

purelytwins May 20, 2014 - 2:33 pm

Lisa thank you!!


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