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Ahhhh...

Ahhhh…

Ahhhhhh… To be outdoors.  Fresh air. Clear skies. Sunshine. Brisk cold. Flowers. Trails. Wildlife. People. Sand. Water. Hills. Rocks. Lake. Ocean. Rain. Clouds. Deer. Road. Grass. Butterflies. Ahhhhh… To be outdoors.  It’s an awesome way to enjoy what’s purely natural, what’s life giving.  You might not even notice that you’re...
Rest Relax Rejuvinate

Rest Relax Rejuvinate

There’s so much pressure these days to stay connected all the time with current events and everyone updating their statuses, not to mention the stress of piling on tasks and duties and responsibilities to our daily multitasking To Do lists.  Errands, kids, friends, spouses, career…   Test  
Write it down

Write it down

In this mobile app-tweeting-smart phone-beeper-instagraming kind of world the concept of pencil and paper might seem quite ancient but there’s nothing like mapping things out on good old fashion paper.  Your own handwriting, doodles, drawings, cute hearts, scratches, squabbles and all. I encourage you to write it down and watch...
Rise To The Sun

Rise To The Sun

The Sun Salutation Pose, also known as Salute to the Sun and Surya Namaskar, is a flowing series of 12 poses which help improve strength and flexibility of the muscles and spinal column. This pose also warms up the body and tones the abdominal muscles. Learn how to perform the Yoga Sun Salutation Pose...
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Berry Yourself

Hey Dolls… and guys too!  We just turned the corner with the New Year and I’m already thinking Valentine’s Day.  I just had to share this with you… if you’re ready to give the  ’Pretty Woman’ dvd a break and try a new romantic comedy then I’d highly, highly suggest, in fact… I recommend that...

Three Steps to Big Sexy Hair

One of the greatest benefits of being in shape and getting fit is having healthy, beautiful, big, sexy hair.  The hair follicles seem to fall perfectly into place, the sun kisses the strands at just the right angle and gone are the days of dry, brittle, life less hair.  Sounds like a dream right girls?! Maybe you’ve...

3 Keys. 2 football coaches. 1 You.

Happy Monday Beautifully Fitters!  I hope you’re doing great and you’re ready to start with the week with a bang… Today we’re looking at football and 3 key lessons it gives you to maximizing your fitness… “Concentration-wise, we’re having trouble crossing the line mentally from a toughness standpoint.” – football coach Bill Parcells. I could...

5 Best Ways to get rid of Cellulite

So as you may or may not know a few months ago I packed up my bags, saddled up the beetle, grabbed my fun gal pal Lauren and headed West to Los Angeles. Finally.  Some of the most dreadful words I heard my friends from another lifetime say to me were, “You’ve been saying that for years.”  It’s...

Lauren… so Paris

It’s true, Lauren is beautiful.  The girl belongs on a runway in Paris.  Her brunette locks cascade down her back, her legs go on for days and she’s got a shape that I’m sure coca cola patents their bottles after.   She’s easy breezy, effortlessly comfortable with people and warm.  And kind.  The kind of gal you would feel comfortable...

Meet friends and have tea

One of the greatest gifts I’ve been given is the ability to make friends easily.  I am genuinely just interested in people.  It comes from a curiosity to learn about fascinating differences in cultures, tradional customs and layered lifestyles that dictate skirt lengths, which days to worship, peculiar beauty regimens, creative remedies to ailments and even how we celebrate...

How to make your day AWESOME

I’m wearing a turtle neck. Again. 75 and sunny* is a little brrr this morning. Somehow I feel okay with the sweater today, almost as if I’m paying homage to my New York.  I could feel the chill in the text messages and in the voices of the loved ones three thousand miles away.  Ahhh… winter...

Top 3 Abs Friendly New York Restaurants

Hey Everyone!  Right now… I have New York on the mind and I promise to remember that I’m no longer in New York’s current below 5 temperature so I’ll stop wearing turtle necks.  Brownie’s pinkie promise. Anyhow… in CHOW, which is a category here on the blog* I’m talking abs friendly restaurants, the New York...

Stretching is a MUST!

Why people don’t stretch is beyond me.  Well not really… I used to be one of those people.  I’d do a great leg workout on the stairs and then a very brief, mild cool down and then rush out the gym. Too busy.  Too concerned with just the workout.  I figured the body would take...