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How I Lost 40 Pounds In 9 Months Post Partum

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Happy Fitness Friday! Today I’m circling back to addressing a question some of you have asked in more depth, as promised: how I lost 40 lbs in 9 months post partum. So in case you’re new here, I had my second son, Luke James, in April. He was born a few months before my first son Bear Hunter’s second birthday. Having two babies in under two years was a double whammy on my body in many ways, and I have…

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DIY,Lifestyle

The Best Brownie Recipe Ever

The Best Brownie Recipe Ever

Since today is National Brownie Day, I thought I would share my own recipe for the best brownies on planet earth. Fun fact: some of my friends call me Brownie, so it’s essentially my name and therefore I am an expert. I am actually not a big sweets person unless I am majorly PMSing or pregnant, which is not-so-coincidentally when I perfected this recipe. It is adapted from Katherine Hepburn’s personal recipe, which was originally published by the New York…

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Lifestyle

5 Fitness Tips For New Moms

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Happy Fitness Friday! Since some of you have asked, I’m sharing some of the things that have helped me work on getting in shape after having two kids in less than two years. I am no expert by any means, these are just some of the things that have really helped me on my journey thus far. Join a gym that has good babysitting. Coordinating separate childcare creates a hurdle and is more costly. Even the babysitting at the more…

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How To Donate Clothing And Other Goods To Hurricane Victims

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I had a draft ready to go for our regularly scheduled program, but it just felt absurd and vapid since our friends and family are currently suffering in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Irma, and Maria. It feels like the earth is attacking us, and it’s horrifying and heartbreaking to think of the people, children and animals who have been displaced. So, I’m ditching that post and instead spending the day (during nap and now that the boys are in…

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Lifestyle,Shopping

10 Favorite Stylish Workout Clothes That Actually Perform

I am currently on a fitness journey of epic proportions (for me), and since some of you had asked about what I’m doing workout-wise after having two babies in under two years, I’m starting this Fitness Friday series today by sharing some of my favorite workout wear. I’ve been going hard at the gym 5-6 days a week and my goal is too sweat as much as possible during my sesssions, so these are not sissy Athleisure pieces (though they’re…

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Lifestyle

The Truth About Having It All

I was prepared to write a review on Fashion Week, but instead I’ve decided to address something that was brought up A LOT yesterday. As I mentioned earlier this week, I scaled down my Fashion Week attendance to one day this season. For reference, my new mantras are: Comparison is the thief of joy. Fuck Yes or No. The something that was brought up a lot yesterday was this: “Wow, you’re doing it all / you have it all.” To…

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Lifestyle

My Breastfeeding Journey

August is National Breastfeeding Month and today marks the end of National Breastfeeding week. In the spirit of this year’s theme, Charting The Course Together, I’m sharing my own breastfeeding journey. It’s pretty much impossible to discuss how my foray into breastfeeding began without disclosing a deeply painful personal story that began the night my first son Bear was born. It was the Fourth of July, and when he entered the outside world, the East River fireworks were the only sound…

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Lifestyle

Welcome Luke James Wulfsohn!

If you’ve been following along on Instagram, you already know I’ve been MIA because my son Luke James Wulfsohn made his debut on April 7 weighing 8lbs 8oz and measuring 20″ tall. I can’t believe it’s only been seven weeks since he was born because I love him so much already. It feels like we just brought him home, but at the same time it feels like he has always been in our family. Luke’s Onesie: Rosie Pope (on sale,…

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Lifestyle

10 Things That Will Be In My Hospital Bag The Second Time Around

Now that I’ve had a baby, I know exactly what I should pack in my hospital bag the second time around. Just kidding, I’m still no expert but I thought I would share some insight into what I’m bringing in addition to all of these and my makeup bag now that I know what I know. Things are a little different this time, because after a less than ideal birth with my first son, I elected to have a scheduled…

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