April Abs – Printable Beginner Workout Calendar

Click here for the printable version. Crunch with us! Jeff and I have been on this weight loss journey for two months now, and are still in the beginning stages of exercise. We are starting small! Read more about our Crunch Challenge here. In fact, starting small is the best way to avoid injury, avoid getting burnt out and simply set yourself up for success. I got a little discouraged while I was searching Pinterest one day for an ab calendar. They were all geared towards intermediate and advanced fitness buffs. I didn’t want to hurt myself for goodness sakes, so I devised my own calendar! This April Ab calendar is for exercise beginners. I guarantee, at the end of April you will feel stronger. Your little weakling abs will feel a little bit harder after 30 days, and putting a daily emphasis on fitness will slowly shift your mindset towards fitting more activity into your life. A few tips before

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Weight Loss Memoires: Month 2 Measurements & Progress Photos

Welcome to our second edition of the Baier (buy-er) Bonus! Weigh-ins are encouraging, but watching the inches disappear and the bodies shrink is the icing on the cake. Monthly, Jeff and I will (reluctantly) model for our progress photos and I will also be posting how many inches we have lost. We are putting it all out there folks, no holds barred. It’s still early in the game, but as we get smaller I will post comparison photos 🙂

Weekly Dose of {B} Informed – 3/10/14

It’s a fresh start to a brand new week! Start it off with a dose of {B} Informed. If you are new here, {B} Informed is a snippet of newsworthy stories from the past week. Get your current events fix in a tiny portion of your free time and without having to scour the Internet!  № 1. Sister: Mother who drove with children into ocean thought there were ‘demons’ I felt so sick for these poor babies when I first read about this story. Mothers who try to kill or succeed in killing their children are baffling stories to comprehend – though we must realize that mental illness and depression are very difficult conditions that are often downplayed or missed entirely before until it is too late. My heart goes out to this family! № 2. Who actually earns $400,000 per year? No surprise, tax rates went up for persons earning more than $400K and couples earning more than $450K

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Why We Love Baby Gap Triple-Roll Socks

A product review of Baby Gap Triple-Roll Socks Why the review? My little chubber is in the 95th percentile for weight, he’s not a total rolly polly but is much larger than my daughter was at 13 months, so hand-me-down socks just did not cut it with this guy. I have been on the hunt for comfortable socks for his squeezable chubby legs since he was born, here is a documentary with my findings! What are they made of? 79% Cotton, 17% Polyester and 4% Spandex. This unique fabric composition is what keeps them soft and long-wearing. What makes them different? The triple roll and fine rib knit is what keeps these socks up. Not some tight band right at the ankle or around the calf. While wearing the “other” socks, I’m sure that Liam would never have lost circulation – though after a night of sleep I would always feel so horrible when he had a deep sock indention

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Weekly Dose of {B} Informed – 3/3/14

It’s Monday morning! Start off your week with a dose of {B} Informed. If you are new here, {B} Informed is a snippet of newsworthy stories from the past week. Get your current events fix in a tiny portion of your free time and without having to scour the Internet!  № 1. Chinese police save hundreds of babies from online trading racket China cracked down on FOUR child-trafficking rings. FOUR. This makes my stomach sick. More than a thousand people were arrested, for trading babies on websites and via instant-messaging. So thankful for all the diligent law enforcement that worked tirelessly to catch these animals. № 2. Five studies you may have missed An informative roundup of five health studies that have recently occurred with significant impact. From advancements made with mouse skin cells to the importance of new knowledge – this is an interesting read! № 3. This is the ONE thing you must do in each U.S. state

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