Jamberry Black Friday 2015

Click here for your FIRST LOOK at the Black Friday through #GivingTuesday Jamberry Specials – including exclusive bonus specials!!! #REMIX!

UPDATE:  We’ve gotten so much feedback on specials that we’ve set up a special group on Facebook for giveaways, drawings and other specials to be offered through the weekend.  You can join here!!



Easy banana pudding 

This year we volunteered to bring banana pudding to the family Thanksgiving dinner.  I’m not sure what made my husband volunteer for this since neither of us has ever made banana pudding, but he did.  So here it is.  It was a lot easier than I thought it would be.  I’m sure that grandmothers everywhere are shaking their head at us since we went the easy route, but I’m not ready to attempt any of those hard recipes; especially, when this easy recipe is so good.

1 (8 ounce) package of cream cheese (softened)
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk (Fat Free)
1 (5 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix
3 cups cold milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
4 sliced bananas
12 ounce package vanilla wafers

In a large bowl, beat the cheese until fluffy.  Add in condensed milk, pudding mix, cold milk and vanilla. Beat until smooth.  Fold in 1/2 of the whipped topping.

Line the bowl with vanilla wafers, layer banana slices on top of that.  Put a layer of the 1/2 pudding mix.  Layer wafers, bananas, then pudding.  On top of that cover with vanilla wafers, bananas and top with leftover whipped topping.

Refrigerate for at least 3 hours.


Superheroes on Parade

Halloween is my favorite holiday! I love seeing all the great costumes that adults and kids put together.  My school always does a Storybook Character Parade.  This years may have been the best one yet!! Here are some of the cute costumes from this year!


21 Day Fix WORKS!!

It’s 18 days in to my first round of 21 day fix and I’ve already lost EIGHT pounds!! I’m so excited to FINALLY see smaller numbers on my scale.  I’ve been trying all these random things to lose weight, but none of them work.  This lifestyle change is FOR REAL!!!

Since I started, I have not been hungry and I’ve had more energy than I had in a long time. I’ve also noticed that my skin looks and feels better too!! These results can be yours also!! All you have to do is start!! Order yours today at www.beachbodycoach.com/FITLOY!


Meal Prep

The key to the 21 Day Fix is meal preparations.  I decided I’m only willing to eat food that have been in containers for three days at a time, so here is what my three days looks like!

Shakeology:  Shakeology, 1/2 banana, flax seeds, coffee

Mid-morning snack:  1 egg cup with tortilla

Lunch:  Chicken, Veggie Mix

Mid-Afternoon snack: 2nd Egg cup/whole wheat tortilla, Fruit

Dinner:  Pork tenderloin, Lettuce w/ Balsamic Vinegar, Veggie Mix



Interested in joining me on this journey, get your 21 Day Fix HERE!!!

What’s your favorite?

I started the 21 Day Fix this week.  It’s going to be so easy to stay on track with my diet if I am able to prepare my meals for the week each Sunday.  This should eliminate me making those bad food choices when I get hungry.  No more binge eating for me!! Meal prepping can be a pain, though, so it’s nice to be able to eliminate the preparation for one meal a day by substituting Shakeology.  I drink the Shakeology for breakfast since I’m not always in the mood to eat when I get up!  I’m still debating over which one is my favorite.  What’s yours?

If you haven’t tried Shakeology yet, you can order it here today!!

New Beachbody Coach

I just signed up to be a Beachbody Coach. I’m going to be doing the 21 Day Fix, so feel free to join me on my way to fitness!!  You can order your 21 Day Fix here!



Jamberry TruShine Gel Nail Kit

TruShine Gel Kit

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1 Top Coat
1 Color Coat in Black Cherry
1 Base Coat
12 Nail Prep Wipes
1 Cuticle Oil
50 Gel Remover Pockets
1 LED Curing Lamp
1 Nail buffer
1 Cuticle pusher
3 Orange sticks
1 Nail file

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Mock Dreamland Chicken

Going out to eat can be a little difficult when you are doing low carb! Luckily, I’ve found a restaurant that seems to “get” that!! We stumbled upon Becks as a low carb option when my dad wanted to go there for his birthday. When we went, we all got burgers, but we noticed someone eating chicken and vegetables.  At the time, we weren’t doing low carb, but it stuck in the back of our minds.  Fast forward a couple of months and we remembered Becks for a low carb meal.  I got the Dreamland, which turned out to be delicious.  I thought I would attempt to create the recipe at home:

1 Sliced onion
Sliced mushrooms (I bought them pre-cut)
Olive Oil
Worcestershire sauce
Lemon Pepper
Swiss Cheese
Hickory BBQ sauce

Caramelize the onions and mushrooms in a pan.  I put a teaspoon of olive oil and a tiny pat of butter in the pan to help caramelize it.

Cook the chicken any way you want, but I baked mine.  I marinated mine with a little bit of lemon pepper and a little bit of Worcestershire sauce.  Once the chicken is cooked through, put some swiss cheese on top of it and put it back in the oven for a minute or two or until the cheese starts to melt. IMG_1561

Put the chicken on a plate and add the mushrooms/onion mix.


Cover the chicken, mushrooms, and onions with hickory BBQ sauce.

IMG_1564I thought my rendition of the Dreamland was just as good, if not better!  Yea me!!

Eggs on the Go!

I’m constantly looking for recipes for my low carb diet.  I was really excited when I found this idea that is easy to make AND a great time-saver!!

You can make about a week’s worth of eggs at one time using this recipe. I’m eating these for my mid-morning snack, but you can also eat it for breakfast or at some other time.

I worry about leftovers going bad, so I didn’t make all twelve eggs, but I think these should last about a week.  Although, if it smells bad, don’t eat it!! I figure it will be about three days before they’re all eaten.


Pre-cooked sausage

**You can add other ingredients that you like, such as spinach, mushrooms, onions, etc.  These are the things I like!

Spray pam on a muffin pan.  Add egg, sausage, cheese and jalapeños.  Put in oven at 350 for about 15 minutes.  Pull out of the oven and put them in your belly or in a tupperware for future meals on the go!


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