Lunchables: Perfect during fitness & weightloss to cure that craving!

I have been kicking tail on the elliptical, walking, jogging, working out and watching what I eat. One of my main rules for myself is that I do not eat past 6pm,  but that is because I am an early bed-timer, so this has worked great for me. I work out for about an hour […]

Skincare at Sam’s Club? YES! Sophyto – Organic Science. Natural Beauty.

Things have been so chaotic lately with being reconnected with a family member that I haven’t seen in 13 years that I haven’t had a chance to tell you all about my amazing experience to Arkansas to meet with Sam’s Club just a few short weeks ago. I promise I will get that posted soon! […]

Corn. Sugar. Corn Sugar? High Fructose Corn Syrup. What’s all the buzz about?

I am about to say four words that may shock you. High Fructose Corn Syrup I have had a curiosity about the differences in high fructose corn syrup verses sugar. The Corn Refiners Association launched a multi-media campaign to clear up some miscommunications. Many of the spark stemz from fructose vs. glucose and the quantity […]

Getting healthy & fit with the help of Healthy Choice!

For the last couple of months, I have been replacing one meal a day with a Healthy Choice frozen meal. To be honest, at first, I thought to myself ‘a frozen meal?’ I have never been a real fan of frozen meals because some that I have had in the past have had a weird […]

25 pounds down – and counting!!!

I am SO excited to say that I have been on my weight loss mission – and sticking to it! As of today, I am how many pounds down from my September 1st ‘official weigh in?’ Yeah. TWENTY FIVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! As of when? Oh, what? Really? 30 days ago – August 29, 2010! What do I […]

Healthy Choice + Lifestyle Change = Happiness & Weight Loss!

I have been exercising on my Elliptical every day, drinking plenty of water, eating healthier options like carrots as a snack and I have been replacing one meal a day (I chose to replace my lunch time meal) with a Healthy Choice meal. With all my motivation and hard work….. Drum roll please…. I am […]

Bobbie Brooks Jeans from Dollar General – Affordable Style!

I am on a mega weight loss and ‘get fit’ mission. I think we all have those times in our lives. With this said, what do you do about your clothes that are too big? Personally, I don’t like to go out and buy new clothes that will fit me as I continue my weight […]

Current Stats: Healthy Choice

I have been replacing one meal a day for a few weeks now and I have to say that I not only feel great about my entire lifestyle change, but I look better, my clothes are fitting loosely and I am more motivated to keep on my path for weight loss and getting and staying […]

Healthy Choice – Healthy Me! *Giveaway 2 winners!* (Closed)

Just before BlogHer ’10, I started replacing one meal a day with Healthy Choice meals. At first, I will be honest and say that I was scared and skeptical about trying frozen meals, but I have to say that I have really enjoyed the wide line of meals that are offered. I am a very […]

I’m participating in a Healthy Choice Better for BlogHer Challenge!

BlogHer is just around the corner and I am ready for it. I have taken on a fun and healthy challenge for BlogHer, but most of all – for myself: Healthy Choice Better for BlogHer Challenge. I am so excited to be one of only 20 bloggers chosen for this life changing opportunity! This challenge […]

Get what mom wants – iPod touch! *Review*

Mother’s Day is this weekend. Do you know what you are going to get your mother? What about yourself? Admit it ladies, we tend to buy for ourselves! There is one thing that I have been looking at, reading about and drooling about: iPod touch. While I have an iPod Nano, and love it, there […]

Timex Ironman with TapScreen Technology

I have a busy life, daily wacky routine, mommy duties and working on myself to get fit and healthy. With this said, I have been looking for a watch that can keep up with me, let me time myself with my workouts, and something that isn’t huge, bulky and that has style and can stay […]

Weight Loss: 10 Pounds GONE!

My official weigh in day is Monday mornings, but I weigh in every morning. To some people, it may not be necessary and may be discouraging & annoying, but to me, weighing in every morning, at the same time, helps keep my mind focused on the end result and helps keep me motivated. I am […]

Old Orchard Healthy Balance Juice Cocktail

I cannot tell you how much soda that we buy in our home, because it is so rare. We drink a lot of water, juice and the kids love juice with water in it. (They call it ‘juicewater’ – it’s about ¾ juice and ¼ water.) We had the chance to try out Old Orchard […]

Hostess 100 Calorie Packs

While I may be working out and getting fit, I don’t have to sacrifice sweets. Denying yourself sweets will only make you want to cave even more in to temptation. With Hostess, they are here to help in every aspect! This year there are even more ways to satisfy a craving for something sweet while […]

American Heart Month | Archer Farms Simply Balanced products at Target

With the New Year, came resolutions and the start of a whole new year. My theory is “It’s a whole new year, so let’s make it a good one!’. I have been working out to get healthy, be happy and have changed our entire family’s eating habits. We never ate ‘bad’, but we have stopped […]

JVC Sport in-ear Clip Headphones

I am on a mission. I think this year, a lot of us are looking to get healthy, lose weight, exercise and feel better about ourselves. I have been working out on the elliptical every day. I have my iPod and plugged in some fast beat tunes, but one day, I was shocked. Literally, shocked, […]

Organized my workout area

I spent the majority of the afternoon yesterday organizing my workout area. I have my elliptical in our bedroom upstairs. We live in a 1900 home, so our closets and extra storage are a .. uh.. bit on the lacking side, so we have shelves, hooks for things, etc. I make the best of what we […]

Workout iTunes must haves!

I have been on a mission to get and stay motivated. My iPod is used everywhere that I go from in the van, taking the kids for a walk, cleaning house and even working out on the elliptical. I searched in iTunes and bought these three albums. So far, so good! These are a must […]

6 week challenge with EA Sports Active: More Workouts

This year is MY year. Mine. All mine! I love to be healthy and fit, but most of all, I want to have fun while getting fit. I have been doing more things to get fit, get healthy and have fun. EA Sports Active: More Workouts is a great and fun tool to do just […]

Tasty treats with Popsicle & Klondike *Giveaway* (Closed)

I have started a fitness sector with myself, and there are a lot of you out there that have decided to make a change as well. Why give up that sweet flavor that we all crave? You don’t have to! We I (I say I and not we, because I felt a little greedy with […]

Weighed in!

I am so excited to have been busting butt on the elliptical, started my EASactive workouts (which are awesome!!!), eating in smaller moderation, not denying myself of anything, but again, moderation is the key, and with this said, I am SO EXCITED to say that I am down 5.2 pounds this week! 😀 If you are wanting […]

Elliptical: Day 1 | Jan 9

Since I spent the 1st 8 days of January sick and wiht weak lungs, today (January 9, 2010) was my first day on the HealthRider H90e elliptical machine. I used this bad boy last year and got fit & healthy.. so this year I am taking on the challenge again, but this year, to STAY fit […]

Weight Watchers Online *Plus Membership Giveaway!* (Closed)

What are you doing to get fit and healthy for 2010? I am doing a few things, but one thing that I chose to do again this year was Weight Watchers Online. In July 2005, I had Tucker and around October, I was fed up. I went to local Weight Watcher meetings, ate better, worked […]

My top 10 ways to get fit after the holidays with #EASportsActive

Are you looking to lose weight? I AM! Bad me, I gained 10 pounds since April. 😳 We grilled out a lot. Another weakness. What are your plans to get fit after the holidays? Here are a few of my thoughts and ideas for myself and for our family. When one of us gets fit, […]

Daysteps Planner | Personal Lifestyle Planner *Review & Giveaway* (Closed)

If you know me, you know that I have to be organized; sometimes too organized to find my own stuff. Right now, after the holiday chaos, I am on a mega mission to get and STAY organized. I think anyone can relate to that; man, woman, teenager, mom, dad – anyone. What if you had […]

I got my flu shot from Walgreens. Have you gotten yours? *Review & Giveaway* (10/24)

Have you gotten your flu shot yet? If you haven’t THIS is the time to get it. With all the germs floating around out there and the scare of H1N1, I have been fortunate enough to have gotten my flu shot just last weekend. Thank you to Jenna from Love of Baby Online for taking this […]

100% Taste with 100% Natural snacks from True North

We love snacks in our home. Who doesn’t? I am always looking for new snacks for our family that are different, taste good and are better for you than your average sweets. True North has a tasty treat that my kids fell bonkers for: Apple Cinnamon Nut Clusters! True North, Frito-Lay’s all-natural line of nut […]

I will be tracking my steps at BlogHer with the Omron HJ-720ITC Pocket Pedometer!

As you all have read, I am getting ready for BlogHer ’09! I am heading out on Wednesday, early, to a Sara Lee Summit on Wednesday & Thursday, then BlogHer from Thursday through Sunday. I am SO excited to see bloggers that I have been chatting with, as well as meet some of the fabulous […]

Only in a Woman’s World: Baked Lays *Giveaway!*

You may recall the day that I posted my photoshoot adventures from a bag of chips. I am still very proud over those pictures. Not only did I enjoy taking pictures of something that didn’t talk back 😆 but I really enjoyed and still do love Baked Lays. Oh. My. Gosh! If you haven’t tried […]

Get Active. Eat Healthy with Subway! *Giveaway*

All this week is National TV Turn-Off week (April 20-26) and in that honor, I have teamed up with Subway to bring you a fun giveaway that will help get your kids active this summer season. SUBWAY recently announced a partnership with the National Institute of Health and the NIH’s We Can! program (Ways to […]

Go to the season finale of Biggest Loser from Why Milk & my interview with Michelle Aguilar!

When you are on a weight and health mission, you can do it. You CAN do it. Even if it is ONE pound at a time, that is what matters. If you are here to lose weight, one pound at a time is what matters. Here is a confession. For some of you that don’t […]

Frito Lay: Flat Earth baked veggie crisps *Drooling Review!*

I have to say that there are several wonderful opportunities that I have had the pleasure of letting you all know about, but instead of starting this one off with words, I thought I would just show you a couple of pictures. Admit it. You are hungry. Aren’t you? 😳 You know you want some, […]

Vitamins on Demand

I have to take my daily vitamins otherwise I just don’t feel like myself. There are times when I am at home, or even traveling, and would like to have my vitamin routine right there, ready to take. I will admit that I get fed up with bottles after bottles of vitamins, weekly plastic containers […]

Working out when you are sick. To do, or not to do?

I was out of town for a week to see Laurie and I was proud that even with my eating like a banchee 😛 , I only gained a pound. I lost that pound once I got home, within a day. I have, however, been sick for a good part of a week now and it […]

Work out in comfort with Moving Comfort

With my Fitness Challenge 2009 currently going on here at Mommy Goggles, I have had a blessed opportunity to try out some amazing work out attire. I say amazing very lightly because I am lacking a better word for the fitness gear from Moving Comfort. When I am working out, I like to be comfortable, […]

Work out attire with Doce Vida Fitness

  New year.. We are all looking to better ourselves, right? Why not look cute while you are working out? You are working to a new you, so why not dress like it and feel great during those work outs? I don’t know about you all, but when I have on a comfy work out […]

Weider PowerSwitch 25 Hand Weights

With my 2009 Fitness Challenge, I have had the pleasure to work a HealthRider H90e Elliptical machine and so far, I am working out every day, feeling great and my energy level is already showing to be higher. Along with eating healthier, taking my multi-vitamin and making sure that my water intake is flowing, all […]

Getting Fit with HealthRider & iFit! ~$25.00 iTunes Gift Card Giveaway!

What is your fitness goal? Do you have a goal? It is already the second month in to the New Year (Already!) and I am feeling fabulous! I have been working out on my HealthRider H90e for a week now and I have already noticed my energy level increasing, my mood is better and I […]

HealthRider H90e Elliptical: Day 1

Today was officially DAY ONE of my HealthRider Elliptical Fitness Challenge. The technician arrived last night to install my HealthRider H90e and I was more than excited to get started with this bad boy today!   I also have the honor of working with my own personal trainer from iFit and Heather is absolutely amazing! […]

Get fit with the HealthRider H90e

In celebration of A New Year to a New You, I am going to be offering some amazing and very helpful fitness tips, recipes, product reviews and yes – some fab giveaways to go along with these findings. For my weight loss and fitness challenge, I am doing a few helpful things to help me […]

Life Changing Package!

What arrived today??? The ever so fabulous HealthRider H90e! This bad boy arrived on a Semi and I was like 😯 LOL! For now, the box will remain in my dining room until the technician can get to my house to put it together, move it upstairs and get it all ready for me! I […]

Weight Watchers Momentum Plan ~ Giveaway!

I have been doing the Weight Watchers Online plan for a week now and I love it! I love how easy it is to keep track of my points and how the website is so nice to navigate around on. If I want to know what is for dinner tonight, I can log on and […]

Fitness Challenge 1: Interview and a giveaway!

Trust me! This is a post you will WANT to read; one that you will want to REPLY and a contest that you have to have! I think with the New Year, we are all trying to lose weight, get fit and be healthy for 2009. Here at Mommy Goggles, I have started a Fitness […]

Elliptical will be here Thursday!

Have I mentioned how incredibly EXCITED that I am about my elliptical arriving? I just got word today that my HealthRider H90e elliptical will be h ere on THURSDAY!! I have some exciting posts, fitness tips, giveaways and even some interviews from real women about their struggles with weight loss and dieting. Stay tuned for […]

Sensa in my Chili

How easy is Sensa to use for weight management? Very! I just sprinkled it in my Chili on this sub-zero temperature day. I am more on the weight loss and weight management wagon now than ever. I am posting my progree and you can see my other posts here about Sensa.   Tweet