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Two Week Challenge Campaign 5 Wrap-up

Can you believe we have finished the 5th Mamavation Two Week Challenge? It feels like it was just yesterday when I sat down with Bookieboo and developed the initial ideas for the challenge. Even more remarkable is all of the hard work and dedication of all of the participants. 63 people finished this last campaign [...]

January 30th, 2012|Fitness|10 Comments

Love Me Some Shoes Earth Review & Giveaway

(Disclosure: I am employed by Earth Footwear as their "Earth Mom." I work as their spokesperson, create social media strategies, and assist in implementing those strategies. I'm not sort of person who can be bought though. Most of you know that. My words are my own.) As part of my agreement with Earth, I am [...]

January 29th, 2012|Uncategorized|337 Comments

Mamavation Mondays: The Mamavation Mom campaign 11

Are you ready to party with Mamavation? Our regular Mamavation Monday will be back next week at the same time, but this week we having a huge party. Mamavation Mom campaign 11 twitter party is a start of another great bootcamp for two moms, whose life will be changed forever and you just have to be [...]

January 28th, 2012|Featured, Fitness|1 Comment

Easy Turkey Chili Recipe

It's 5 pm and you have nothing planned for dinner, what do you do?  Grab some fast food?  How about making your own fast food that is healthy and delicious?  This chili recipe is easy enough to throw together in 30 minutes, and the whole family will love it.  Keep the ingredients on hand for [...]

January 27th, 2012|Featured, Food|5 Comments

#Ashamed Twitter Party and Petition For Children in Georgia

Mom blogging and health-based  communities all over the internet are uniting this Friday, January 27th from 9-10pm EST to petition the @Strong_4_Life Campaign and the State of Georgia to cease this campaign before it does any more damage to children. The Strong4Life Campaign has purchased billboard ads all over the State of Georgia in hopes [...]

January 25th, 2012|Activism, Featured|76 Comments

Shaming the “Fat” Kid is NOT Solving the Obesity Epidemic

UPDATE: We are organizing a chat on twitter this THURSDAY, February 16th from 9-10pm EST to discuss the implications of these ads to children. We will also be discussing the obesity epidemic and effective ways of communicating change. Click here to join us! I can't even begin to tell you how incredibly offensive this ad [...]

January 24th, 2012|Activism, Featured|76 Comments

Vote for Mamavation Mom–Campaign #11

It has been exceptionally hard to choose Finalists for Mamavation this round because they were all so dedicated and have really shown what they are made of during the hazing and #2weekchallenge. I based my decisions on the following factors: (1) How they interacted with the community, (2) their hazing and #2weekchallenge participation, (3) recommendations [...]

January 22nd, 2012|Uncategorized|126 Comments

Mamavation Mondays: The Finalists

This week is the final one before the next Mamavation bootcamp starts. I'd love for all of you to join me in wishing the best to our applicants and make sure to follow these awesome ladies on Twitter - Laura (@MommyCanRun), Marie (@nichols0907), Andrea (@AndreaEmilien), Anjanette  (@MommaYoung),  Joanna (@way2gomom), Amber (@AmberLou24),Tisha (@TishaMarie), Lolo (@mybaybah), Krista (@kristalswan), Kristina (@Krissy_r), and Jessica (@MomVantage) Girls, YOU [...]

January 21st, 2012|Featured, Fitness|228 Comments

Healthy Granola Bar Recipe

Due to popular demand, today's recipe is how we make granola bars in our house. These are amazingly delicious, and my fiance even likes them, and he doesn't like granola bars. Not only are they yummy, they're packed with all sorts of ingredients that are good FOR you! Nutritional yeast is one of those good [...]

January 20th, 2012|Featured, Food|9 Comments

Who Do YOU Recommend As Mamavation Mom?

It's that time again where I'm tasked with having to narrow down the Mamavation Applicants into the finalists list.  Mamavation Finalists are the women whom I hand select to go to round two--the voting week starts January 23rd . Two of those five women win the title of Mamavation Mom and start the bootcamp as [...]

January 18th, 2012|Uncategorized|73 Comments

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