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Workin’ it Out (Video)

Emmie workout

I've started about 5 different posts this week and haven't been able to get them all finished to post! So tonight I'm just sharing a quick video from this week at the gym. I am really lucky to have a place to train with awesome trainers and other members. These are group training classes, but the trainers will modify anything as needed and make sure you're doing everything properly. They're just all around great people who are focused on overall Continue Reading

Searching for Zen: Managing Stress


This is my second post in with the Kohl's #MakeYourMove initiative. View my previous #MakeYourMove posts here, and follow the movement on social media using #MakeYourMove. Health is made up of four main components, fitness, healthy eating, sleep, and stress management. For as much is made about the importance on fitness and healthy eating, sleep and stress seem to be neglected in the discussion. Growing up, I was always tightly wound. I Continue Reading

Me and Melissa McCarthy: Fashion Twinsies

Melissa McCarthy in Eloquii

You all. This morning I about lost my sh*t when I saw this: Good morning, Twitter! Is this thing on? #hashtag — Melissa McCarthy (@melissamccarthy) January 13, 2015 Now let me say this: I'm not a celebrity-obsessed person. I've met several famous people and haven't done the whole fangirl thing. People are people. Straight up. But I think Melissa McCarthy is my spirit animal. I joke on my Facebook page about how she's my imaginary BFF. Continue Reading

Would You Wear A Scottie Dog?

Anna Scholz Scottie Dog Tunic from Gwynnie Bee

I have some outfit photos that were taken before Christmas that I still haven't gotten around to sharing! As we've already established, I'm a fan of anything cobalt. This tunic/dress caught my eye on the Anna Scholz website and then I saw it pop up on Gwynnie Bee (learn more + see all my GB looks here). It went into my closet immediately and I was so excited when I got it: SO.EXCITED. And why am I so excited (other than the fact it's 1. Continue Reading

Fail to (Food) Plan, Plan to Fail

Meal planning

I'm in the swing of Whole30-ing it this month so I can rid my body of the sluggishness and brain fog that has taken hold over the past few months. I'm not weighing or measuring during the month – just simply hoping to improve the way that I feel in an effort to gain all the energy I can to tackle 2015! Over the next few months, I'll share how I am going to Make My Move in the 4 areas of wellness: stress management, improved sleep, physical Continue Reading