Fitbloggin 15: Why I Attend This Conference

Fitbloggin 2015 | No Thanks to Cake

This weekend, I went to Fitbloggin’ 2015.  I’ve loved this conference since I first joined back in 2012, and it’s become one of my favorite weekends of the year.  This year was no exception. Photo Credit: Carrie D. Photography While the conference boasts an opportunity for honing your blog skills, sampling amazing new workouts, and meeting…

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Currently June 2015 | No Thanks to Cake

Currently: June 2015

Summer is my favorite, and there’s TONS going on Currently… so, here you go…. Current Location: I’m at Fitbloggin’, y’all!  And, it’s right here in Denver!  Woo hoo!  Can’t wait to tell you guys all about it next week! Current Book: I’ve started reading Elin Hildebrand’s new book – The Rumor.  I’m a huge fan…

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Strawberry Mint Flavored Water | No Thanks to Cake

Strawberry-Mint Flavored Water

Summer has arrived in Colorado.  It’s blazing hot, and all that rain that we’ve been experiencing has vanished from the forecast. What that means is that it is officially my favorite time of year!!  I love everything about summer – – warm days, watermelon, tan lines, the smell of grills cooking in my neighborhood.  I…

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Before After | No Thanks to Cake

My Story, One More Time

Ok, y’all… The past few weeks have been amazing!  And, I’m contributing most of it to my declaration of a Happiness Tour a few weeks back!  I mean, seriously… how does it get much better than this?? I got an email today from my new friends over at Redbook magazine.  After seeing my story on…

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Lightened Up Broccoli Chicken Macaroni and Cheese | No Thanks to Cake

Lightened Up Broccoli-Chicken Mac and Cheese

I just got off the phone with my friend Angela tonight… catching up about her amazing trip to Europe.  When your bestest is in Europe for two weeks, you need a phone date immediately upon return! While we talked about the Pantheon, the Arc du Triumph, and how gorgeous and return-worthy the French Rivera was, we…

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Rocky Mountain National Park | No Thanks to Cake

A Special Weekend with My Niece

I’ve always had a special bond with my niece Hailey.  She’s not only my first (and only), but she’s also my favorite niece. For her 12th birthday, I went away from traditional wrapped presents and sent her a puzzle. When she put the puzzle together, she read a message that she was flying to Colorado…

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Slow Cooker Cuban Mojo Pork | No Thanks to Cake

Slow Cooker Cuban Mojo Pork

First, I have to say… y’all have been amazing over the past 24 hours.  The outpouring of comments and email and new friends following NTTC.  It completely floors me… and while I say THANK YOU as loud as I can here and even in bold font, it doesn’t even come close to expressing how much…

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