My Tone It Up Journey

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Listen Ladies:

Whether you’re checking out your booty in a pair of skinny jeans, or numbers on a scale, the biggest reward of any weight-loss journey is the moment you start to see results. Nothing says, “Your hard work is totally worth it,” more than noticing your body change.

Except maybe the moment other people start to notice. Because that is pretty cool too.

Don’t get me wrong, no matter…

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A Happy Bridal Shower!

A Happy Bridal Shower!


Hi everyone! It has been forever since I posted on this blog, but I am totally ready to get into the swing of things here… It wasn’t until something awesome happened that I was like, “Wait a minute… I want to put this on the blog!” and then I realized how I totally forgot about this in the first place.

So yes. Welcome back to me. And also.. congratulations to my beautiful sister on her recent…

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A Few of My Favorite Little Things

A Few of My Favorite Little Things


Hi guys! So It has been a whole long while since I post something on this blog, but I think now is the time to share a few of my favorite photographs from this past season!

Photography is by far one of my favorite media platforms. I love them all: Music, Video, Writing, and whatever other way you could possibly imagine to capture a moment. But there is something about an image that is totally…

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On Easters We Wear Pink!

On Easters We Wear Pink!


I’ve taken a lot of time off from this blog just to focus on other things in my life. I’ve been doing a lot — Decorating my apartment, writing, hanging out with friends, and just reflecting on my life, the person I am and the person I want to be.

This past weekend was absolutely incredible. I hung out with family and friends and just felt so blessed. Sometimes being with the people you love even…

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How to Get More Out of Your Twenties

How to Get More Out of Your Twenties

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I am in a phase of my life where I am truly surprised at how old I am. This isn’t a phase where I am angry or depressed. It is more a simple state of shock that I am actually TWENTY-FIVE. I feel like I went to bed at 18 years and woke up a quarter of a century old! When did this happen!?

Though I am in no ways considered an “old person,” I am starting to realize that my twenties are half way…

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Being Financially Comfortable

Being Financially Comfortable


When I was married and living in Long Island (during college and after) I never really felt financially comfortable. My husband at the time was always in and out of jobs and had a hard time staying in one place. I, on the other hand, had a steady job, but was making really crummy money and really living out of my financial means. For a long time, I was in this crazy balancing act where I just…

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Toned And Fit — SHE SURE IS!

Toned And Fit — SHE SURE IS!

Hi Guys! I took a month or two off from this series and Iam so excited to feature Amanda in my new “Breaking Bounds” Post. This series on my blog features amazing strong and empowering women who have taken control of their life to find happiness. (See past posts here)

When I found Amanda on Instagram (@tonedandfit_) I was instantly hooked on her blog and wanting to find out more abou her…

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