How to Survive the Holidays without Getting Fat!

With Thanksgiving we officially usher in the season of food centered social gatherings. Whether it's a work party, family reunion or a friendly get together with your girls friends, opportunities for sharing in friendship around tantalizing treats abound! And these events feed much more than our tummies... the holidays are filled with warmth, joy and love, and if we allow ourselves to truly … [Read more...]

Very Merry Christmas $400 Cash Giveaway

It's almost Very Merry Christmas Time! The time of year we give gifts and show extra love to our friends and family. We overlook the bad and think upon the good and most of us try to show kindness to those we do not even know. Mother Theresa says it best - "Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless." Let this time of year truly echo endless love and kindness … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday – 12 Minutes Total Body Blast

The holiday season is right around the corner and we all know what that means -- A few months filled with all sorts of distractions to get in the way of our fitness goals: Family gathering... Parties... Scrumptious food... More scrumptious food... Decadent holiday drinks... More food... More parties... And with all these temptations lurking around at every corner, finding time … [Read more...]

The Magic of Christmas Traditions

A trip around the neighborhood marveling at the thousands of lights that remind of us of the brightest light of all... Fresh baked cookies and hot cocoa greeting me as I come home from school... A sea of poinsettias... Luminarios... The Christmas season is filled with magic, none greater than the wonderful anticipation of Christmas morn when we celebrate the birth of our … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday – 7 Moves to Blast Holiday Fat

The holidays are here and for most of us that means routine goes out the door... It means shopping and parties, lots of parties -- school parties, work parties, parties with friends, with the in-laws... and yes, that tends to mean eating lots of fabulous food, drinking eggnog with Bourbon, dancing the night away and getting little to no sleep! But it doesn't mean you throw all your good work … [Read more...]

What Do Eggs Have To Do With Easter?

As we were busy dying all sorts of beautiful Easter eggs last night, Sabrina looked up with a puzzled look on her face. "Maman," she asked, "what do eggs have to do with Easter?" Oh how I love when my little one's curiosity sends me on a quest for new information! "I know that for a lot of Christians it has become a symbol of the resurrection," I replied, "but honestly, I'm not sure why? … [Read more...]

Fabulous Coach Handbag Giveaway!

Welcome to the #COACH Handbag Giveaway! What Scrumptious Mom would not love one of these beautiful Coach Handbags to fill with all your necessities? Keep it for yourself or give it away to a special lady in your life and put a smile on her face. BAG DETAILS: Signature fabric with patent fabric trim Inside zip and multi function pockets Zip Top closure Outside open pocket Handles … [Read more...]

5 Simple Steps to Save Your Sanity This Holiday Season

The Holidays are here! There's magic in the air. Music everywhere. Lights sparkle all around, and the air is filled with the sweet smell of cinnamon and pine. It's a heartwarming, Norman Rockwell time, that we all look forward to every year... Or is it? Yes, of course it is, but for moms, the holidays also mean lots of added stress; shopping, decorating, cooking, wrapping, entertaining … [Read more...]