MSF Travel: Island Hopping Greece, Part V

Welcome back to a new week, full of promise and opportunity. This is the last installment of my island hopping around Greece where I summarize each stop along our trip we took in June. After we left Santorini we headed down to Rhodes, the most diverse and interesting island in my opinion. The landscape of Rhodes is full of vegetation and has rocky cliffs with some sand and rock beaches dispersed along its coast. We had the most connections on this island because this is where my brother studied abroad in college so we had many points of reference and […]

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Fit Friday: MSF Summertime Trail Mix

Friday is here! I am so ready for grilled pizza night and maybe even a movie? It has been incredible weather this week and I’m hoping to take advantage of it this weekend with some time at the beach and a pool party for a special little mermaid who turns one 🙂 I was thinking of healthy snacks that I could just grab and go since I will be teaching Pilates in the morning and going straight to an event afterwards. It’s hard to think of things that you don’t need to refrigerate or won’t melt to a gooey mess […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Stretching Your Way to Healthy

Here we are mid week already and I don’t know about you but I wish I could hit pause for a quick sec and get ahead of my to-do list. When I have a couple of busy weeks back to back there is always a day where it hits me and I need a reset. Yesterday was one of those for me and I found myself just needing to slow down, incorporate some stretching and self-care. I felt so much better after just a five minute break on my mat stretching. It gave me the idea to share with you […]

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MSF Travel: Island Hopping Greece, Part III

Happy Monday friends, I hope you had a restful/productive weekend and are ready to take on another week. I’m ready to take you on a little adventure and continue with my island hopping series in Greece. After the hustle and bustle of the city on mainland Greece, it was nice to jet off to Mykonos where we had some serious rest and relaxation. It was refreshing to get a mini break from the “go go go” we experienced, because unlike Athens where there is an endless amount of historical sites to see, the islands get a little less hectic and […]

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Wellness Wednesday: The Skinny on Protein

Happy hump day! I hope you’re having a great week. Mine has been full of, you guessed it, Pilates. I am so close to concluding my teaching hours and loving every second of it. I had a few questions about protein and I thought doing a post would be beneficial to most of us. Protein has been a buzzword in the health and wellness industry and while it’s something we are all told to get more of, especially when working out and building muscle, the why and how is not always addressed. Well first things first, what is it? Protein […]

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Fit Friday: Ch Ch Ch Cherry Milk

Woohoo we made it to Friday! Summers are always packed for me so the weeks just seem to fly by. I haven’t forgotten about a Greece recap post, it’s honestly just a matter of compiling the photos from 5 adults and sifting through to make some sort of cohesive summary-taking a little long, but I will get there! In the meantime, I wanted to explore a recent thing that I’ve found myself doing post-dinner that is not only a fit tip but also a wellness tip and I thought it may be useful for you guys too. I’m sure I’m […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Dandelion Root Tea

How is it already halfway through the week? Summer days seem to go by so quickly, no? I’m excited about today’s post because I feel like it’s not only in reference to wellness but is also a fit tip. Who doesn’t want a skinny hack every now and then? I found dandelion root tea first out of curiosity and then again in a recipe for a detox tea. When I was in college a friend of mine who was French was always referring to how they grew up on dandelion greens and how they were full of nutrition. I thought […]

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Motivation Monday: Manifest Your Dream Life

It’s the start to a fresh week and if you’re interested in this kind of thing, the last week for our current moon before we get a new moon on Sunday. Sometimes I do make connections with behaviors or patterns in accordance to the cycle of the moon, and fun fact the tides are also affected by the moon (also the sun, but not as much). The moon can be a powerful thing if you want to believe in its energy. That brings me to back to what I wanted to talk about for today’s Motivation Monday. I base most […]

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Wellness Wednesday: DIY Simply Natural Makeup Brush Cleanser

Happy hump day everyone! I feel like I’ve been in straight cleaning mode since I’ve gotten back from our trip. And I don’t mean laundry and vacuuming, I mean cleaning the tile grout, organizing closets, and dusting light fixtures. If you can clean it, I’m getting in there 😉 While I was running around cleaning everything I made sure to go through all the toiletries from traveling and I came across my makeup brushes. It seems like I am constantly cleaning them ever since a facialist turned me on to how much bacteria & nasty germs can grow (EWWW). She […]

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Motivation Monday: No Doubt

Summer is FULL of good vibes. There’s sunshine, outdoor activities, longer days, and for some, a bit of travel. While you could be nose deep in a beach worthy novel, toes in the sand, chilled glass of rose in hand (aaahh) there still could be a part of you that is just feeling…well for lack of a better word…blah. Sometimes I find myself (even in the best of circumstances) feeling a lack of motivation. If you’ve got it all together and have never felt this way, this post may not be for you. But for the rest of us, I […]

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