Fitness Apparel Head to Toe: Ellie Apparel and New Balance Shoes

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There's nothing like a new workout outfit to get you motivated, and today I'm sharing a head-to-toe look that has gotten me moving lately. From a new fitness company to an old favorite, we've got you covered! Ellie Wave Runner Capris and Gemini Light Top Hello, my name is Jennifer, and I …
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Maternity Clothing to Show Off — and Work Out — Your Bump

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Now that my baby bump is undeniable (strangers are starting to comment and ask when I'm due with no fear these days), I've pretty much grown out of all of my normal clothes. I have a few big sweatshirts, workout tanks and stretchy pants that still fit, but on the whole, my wardrobe has gone to all …
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3 Ginger Options to Ease Morning Sickness

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When you are suffering from morning sickness, you're likely to do almost anything to ease it. And since there are a few of us here in the Fit Bottomed World who are pregnant or have recently been pregnant, when I saw this post over on Fit Bottomed Eats about ginger food products, I knew I had to …
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A Snack Solution for the Road (or Wherever Your Kids Take You)

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During the warm-weather months, I was so excited to be able to spend so much time outdoors with my mister. He was so much more active and interested compared to last summer. As much as he loves a long walk in the stroller, he’s quick to take me up on the offer to play at the park or the pool. My kid …
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Ditching the Pill: My IUD Experience

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I've spent more of my life on the Pill than I have off of it. I suffered from mega cramps and ridiculously long periods in middle school and high school, and when that didn't seem to be going anywhere by my sophomore year, my mom took me into the doctor and my birth control journey began. We were …
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Subscription Boxes for the Organic Mom

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Monthly subscription boxes are all the rage these days, and we love the idea: You get a package regularly with lots of fun products to test out for a subscription fee. It's a really fun way to test new products that you might not discover on your own. Now there's a company that gives moms and …
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Make the Body/Mind/Mouth Connection

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Having worked in the weight-loss and maintenance industry, I have a deep interest in learning the different methods and avenues taken in this field. When Margaret Marshall's book Body, Mind and Mouth: Life's Eating Connection floated across our laps, I was extremely taken by the title and ready to …
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DIY Wax: Our Not-So-Scary Experience and Tips for Smooth Success

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Home waxing has always made me nervous. I have sensitive skin and have heard horror stories. The image of microwaving wax and spilling it all over my hardwood floors kept running through my mind. But a mama doesn't always have time to get to the salon for professional treatment, so when I received a …
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5 Beauty Products for a Polished Post-Workout Look

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I have a confession: I love products, mainly beauty products. If I could play in beauty products and make-up all day long without being judged, I would. I follow blogs and shop out of beauty catalogs, all the while my husband shakes his head at my growing collection. Even after workouts, I try to …
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