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Spring Cleaning

Alexa Brown

I always try to do a really deep clean in my house once a year.  It is a lot of work, but it is so worth it!  I tend to push it aside because it is quite the task.  However, we should hold each other accountable and do it together this year.  I always try to do the cleaning that doesn't get done all the time.  Here are the 5 major things I want to get clean this year: 1. Fan blades 2. Baseboards 3. Oven & Microwave 4. Window sills 5. Grout Just typing it all out makes me...


Green Bean Salad

Alexa Brown

I have another vegetable recipe for you today.  This one, is something you can make in advance and is great to take places because it is supposed to be chilled.  If you ever need a great veggie side dish - this is it!     Ingredients 2 lbs green beans 6 garlic cloves, minced 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper   Directions 1. Blanch green beans in a boiling water for 5 minutes or until bright green in color.  Drain and place in a bowl of ice water so the beans stop...


Yoga Core Challenge

Alexa Brown

  We are going to slow things down a little this week and try a yoga challenge.   Have you ever done yoga? I have and really enjoyed it.  It is a much different challenge for my body than what I am used to.  I found that I can really get into the zone when doing yoga because I have to focus so much on what my body is doing!  I actually did hot yoga for a little while a long time ago. It felt so great when I completed the class, but what a challenging hour.  Anyway, let's try...


Baked Zucchini

Alexa Brown

Who else loves zucchini?  I tend to enjoy finding sides that are quick and taste great.  This is one of those that I could eat over and over again and I love that it takes only a few minutes to prepare!  I think it is also important to note that zucchini is high in fiber, vitamin A and vitamin C.  It's packed full on nutrients for you.  Give this a try and comment below to let me know what you think!   Ingredients 2 medium zucchini, sliced 1/4 inch thick round pieces 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 cup fresh grated...


Booty & Cardio Challenge

Alexa Brown

This week, I combined two of my favorite things, working my booty and cardio!  I hope you enjoy this quick workout each day.  It should take you about 15 minutes total and I believe you can find 15 minutes to squeeze into your day to get this done!  Challenge yourself to complete this Monday through Friday!   30 Squat Jumps 30 Seconds High Knees 30 Alternating Lunges (30 for each leg) 30 Seconds Jumping Jacks 30 Glute Bridges 30 Seconds Skaters 30 Donkey Kicks (30 for each leg) 30 Seconds Sprint  Repeat this sequence 3x with a one minute break...