Time for more Bean Bytes!
Do you do Elf on a Shelf at your house?
40 Creative & Easy Ideas for Elf on a Shelf
10 Small Acts of Christmas Kindness via Oatmeal In My Bowl
Holiday Fitness Clothing Gift List via Happy Fit Mama
Pantry Check via I Heart Vegetables
Make it work!
11 Tips To Stick With Your Workouts Through The Holidays via Best Body Fitness
I need to be better about this:
10 Rules of a Great Warmup & Cooldown via Feminine Muscle
7 Subtle, Yet Powerful Techniques to Boost Your Brand on Social Media via Hubspot
Are you 40+ and looking for an online training group?
Round 2 of 40+ Female Online Training Group Registration Open via FitKnitChick
Thinking of Working Out as a Privilege via Fit & Feminist
The Lesson I Learned From The Target Checkout Lady via Feminine Muscle
Tips to choose:
How To Choose A Healthy Snack Bar via Fooducate
Fair Trade Gift Guide via Lauren Conrad
PBF Gift Guide: Fashion & Beauty Finds via Peanut Butter Fingers
Essential Gift Guide for Fitness Buffs via Greatist
24 Non-Food DIY Gifts via Savvy Eats
Important to know:
Gluten’s Symptoms Can Be Found Outside the Gut via A Gutsy Girl
[Insert Adjective Here] is the New Skinny via The Purple Giraffe
Keep your holidays stress-free:
5 Ways Not To Get Stressed During the Holidays via Oatmeal In My Bowl
9 Lessons Learned During Yoga Teacher Training via Love Life Surf
On letting go:
Letting Go List: Inside #Declutter Job via Laura Yamin
Two Words For A Healthier Holiday Season via Mommy Run Fast
What do you think?
Planning To Gain Weight This Season? Is That Ok? via Best Body Fitness
Eat Well To Heal Your Diastasis Recti via Inspired RD
You’re Gonna Like The Way You Look (I Guarantee It) via Mike Iamele
There’s No Such Thing As Luck via Nutrition Checkup
I’m a Personal Trainer Too- You Can’t Tell How Fit Someone Is By Looking At Them via Danielle Prestejohn
13 Ways For The Chronically Connected to Disconnect via The Daily Muse
100 Tips & Tricks Professional Bloggers Use To Make Life Easier via Hubspot
Lessons From A Running Injury via Olive to Run
What do you think?
The Problem With “Real Women Have Curves” via The Great Fitness Experiment
Blogging Business 101 via Sprint 2 The Table
Monthly Subscription Boxes via Ramblings of a Suburban Mom
Need to do this:
13 Ways for the Chronically Connected to Disconnect via The Daily Muse
Holiday Gift Guide for the Foodie via Pinch of Yum
Money Is Meant To Be Spent via Our Freaking Budget
Dark Chocolate Sunflower Butter Truffles
Gingersnap Peppermint Ice Cream Sandwiches
Asian Chipotle Tuna Salad
Vegan Peppermint Patties
Roasted Red Pepper Alfredo
Roasted Brussels With Toasted Pecans & Avocado
Dark Chocolate Pistachio Cranberry Clusters
Pomegranate Jeweled Cheese Ball
Curry Spiced Red Lentil Hummus
Sweet Potato Pecan Tart
Cute Holiday Snack Ideas for Kids
No Bake Gingerbread Pumpkin Snowballs
Orange Cranberry Ricotta Muffins
Cranberry Molasses Cake
Flourless Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies
White Chocolate Chia Crunch
Whiskey Bacon Brownies
Healthy Caramel Popcorn
Make Ahead Green Smoothie Packets
40 Healthy Microwave Recipes
Wild Blueberry Fool
Gingerbread Hemp Bites
December Food Art Photo Contest
5 Good Reasons To Skip Your Workout
The Selfie- A Blogiversary Retrospective
How To Make Hot Chocolate Without A Recipe
20+ Holiday Time Saver Ideas
Tissue Repair 101: What You Should Be Doing
Green Holiday Gift Guide
10 Ways To Quit Your Worst Eating Habits
Cranberry Spiced Rum Fizz
Tips & Tricks for Iphone Photos
13 Health Studies from 2013 Every Woman Should Know About
Best & Worst Hot Cocoa Mixes
Tweaking Your Recipes for Better Health
A Helpful Guide To Stop Comparing Yourself To Others
Mason Jar Printables
37 Tips For Better Work Life Balance
Fitness Tracker Review Guide
Thoughts On Inspiring Others
The Psychology Behind the Selfie
How To Make Money Blogging & Stay Ethical
Some Honest Advice For College Students
Scenes From The Week
1. Saw a guy wearing this at the bar. Had no idea what it meant. Apparently I’m getting old. (Means #swy30 – sleep when you’re 30)
3 & 4. Funny.
1. Angry Marcus on his way to the vet
2. Poco having some lap time
3. The boys love the snow
4. Treat time with my in-laws dog Max
Friday was Operation Beautiful day for Elf4Health.
1. One of my favorites
2. Hubby left me this one last year when we did this challenge and I randomly found it the other day. Makes me laugh so hard.
3. One of our elves left an operation beautiful and someone randomly found it at Target, and then found her post about leaving it on IG. Such a small world. Very cool.
4. I left mine around the library this year!
1. Bedroom christmas tree is the best
2. Winter wonderland on our way to get our tree!
3. On of my favorite parts of the holiday! We shopped for our family this weekend!
4. In love with our Christmas card for this year. Now, to get them in the mail….
I was ready for game day.
Too bad we lost.
Adventures in selecting a Christmas tree!
In the News
Holiday Weight Gain Isn’t Inevitable
7 Science-Backed Reasons Why Generosity Is Good For Your Health
Walking, A Simple, Yet Effective Measure of Health
More Evidence Heavy but Healthy People Still At Risk
Revising The One Bite Rule For Picky Eaters
How To Maximize Your Willpower
NY Congressman Reintroduces Bill To Close Loophole in Transfat Labeling
These Cartoons Sum Up What’s Wrong With Our Tech Addicted Culture
Is Kosher The Next Big Food Trend?
Many At Risk for Diabetes Don’t Know It
How to Incorporate Flax Into A Healthy Diet
Playing With Food Can Help Your Kids Learn
26 Problems Only Anxious People Will Understand
10 Words You’re Probably Using Wrong
Fitness Blogger Causes Stir with Selfie 4 Days After Giving Birth
Can Selfies Help You Lose Weight?
15 Things You’re Doing Wrong Every Day
Why A Brisk Walk Is Better
12 Holiday Thoughts
Are Social Dieting Communities A Threat To Health Clubs
Eating Healthy Only $1.50 More Expensive
Good Body Image Goes Hand In Hand With Happy Relationships
Should the Definition of Whole Grains Be Expanded
How To Save Big for Retirement on a Tiny Salary
12 Noteable Highlights from Giving Tuesday
That’s all for today!