Knocked-Up Fitness Book and DVDs: Your Guide to a Fit Pregnancy

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Erica Ziel and I go back. Way back. Well, not too far, but the pregnancy fitness guru and I have done a couple of pregnancy and fitness-related Google Hangouts together and the woman knows her fit pregnancy stuff. She makes fitness accessible. Plus, she's got three kiddos and eased some of my fears …
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It’s Book Day! The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet Is Now Available!

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You know that book we've been plugging and plugging and plugging? Well, today is the day: The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet is on sale! It's been a little crazy; I'm not going to lie. From starting out with a blog and a dream to actually having a book published? It's pretty fantastic. And …
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Pop: A Book to Help You Through Labor

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When I was pregnant with my first, I knew I wanted a natural childbirth. Little did I know when I preparing for labor and delivery --- reading, taking childbirth classes, meditating --- that I wouldn't have had time for an epidural had I wanted one. I arrived to the hospital trying not to give birth …
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21-Day Tummy: A Diet for Your Tummy Troubles (with a Giveaway!)

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As a rule, we're pretty anti diet books around here. (It's why we wrote our anti-diet book, after all!) But when the 21-Day Diet by Liz Vaccariello landed on my doorstep, I knew I wanted to review it. Many of us want to get rid of extra weight around the middle, and with the book's promise to lose …
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Baby Steps: A Book That Gets Real About Infertility, IVF and Womanhood

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Sometimes infertility seems like a little secret club. Current estimates put affected couples at 10 percent of the population, yet how often do you hear the words "infertility" said over dinner when out with friends? It's just not something that's talked about much. (And I can relate --- as I've …
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Get Your Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet Pre-Order On!

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It's the New Year, which means a lot of Fit Bottomed excitement in these parts. It's New Year, New Rear Week over on Fit Bottomed Girls with tons of motivational content and giveaways, AND it's also Fit Bottomed Eats' Birthday Week (more giveaways there, of course!). But it's also an exciting time …
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Pregnancy Oops? This Book Will Help You Rock It — and Make You Laugh

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I did not have unplanned pregnancies. I was counting down the days until we could start trying for our first. And my second was surprising, but not a surprise. So while I don't know what it's like to be taken by surprise by a positive pregnancy test, it's thoroughly amusing to read someone else's …
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Not Your Mother’s Make-Ahead & Freeze Cookbook — and a Recipe for a Greek Egg Casserole!

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I'm obsessed with my Crock-Pot. After reviewing this book recently, I have been using it non-stop. At least three or four meals a week. I don't know where it's been all my life, but it's back, baby, and I'm obsessed. It makes cooking with kiddos so much easier and meal times so much less stressful …
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Say Yes to Less Stress With These 7 Stress Relievers

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The dog is barking at the UPS guy, your son just threw a stuffed animal in the toilet and your 3-year-old daughter is trying to get out the front door, again. No, that's probably not your life, but it's a typical few minutes in my daily life --- and one of the reasons I get stressed. I may not be …
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5-Ingredient Crock Pot Chili, Coming Right Up!

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As I mentioned yesterday in my review of The Robin Takes 5 Cookbook for Busy Families, I started out my taste tests with this black bean chili. It’s a super easy dish to throw in the crock pot and is tasty enough to please everyone. Plus, once the base chili is made, you can customize it to suit …
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