Apple-Blueberry-Mango Smoothie + Vitamix Sale!

Hi Beauties!

2 things I'm loving this morning: the spring sunshine and my Vitamix.

I REALLY hesitated spending so much money on a blender. In fact, I bought 2 other high-powered blenders before finally splurging on the Vitamix.

And believe it or not, it was our pediatrician that gave me the final push I needed to make the purchase, [...]

By |April 13th, 2016|Categories: Finding Balance, Robin's Favorites|Tags: , , |6 Comments

Do Himalayan Salt Lamps Work?

Happy Friday Beauties!

A few months ago I posted about my new Himalayan salt lamp on Instagram and received a lot of questions about it.

Now that I've been using my lamp for about 6 months I figured I'd share and update and my response to the popular question, "Do Himalayan salt lamps work?"

But before I get [...]

By |February 5th, 2016|Categories: Finding Balance, Robin's Favorites|4 Comments

Blogs I Love…

It often surprises people that I don't read many health and fitness blogs. In fact, I don't read any other fitness blogs and a tiny handful of nutrition-related blogs.

This is mostly intentional as I like to keep my inspiration here on The Balanced Life fresh and un-affected by what others are doing. It's too easy [...]

By |October 19th, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance, Robin's Favorites|1 Comment

September Favorites

Hi Beauties!

Popping in with another round-up of my favorite things from the past month...

1. Make Ahead Paleo by Tammy Credicott
This book was recommended to me by someone on Facebook (thank you!) and it was just what I needed in preparation for baby #2's arrival. I took a day to clear out the freezer and prep [...]

By |September 30th, 2015|Categories: Finding Balance, Robin's Favorites|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

August Favorites

Hi Beauties!

Can you believe we're wrapping up another month? I hardly can. I'm savoring these final days of summer and hope you are too. :)

The end of the month means another edition of my monthly favorites.

Here's what I 've been loving this month...

1. Palisade Peaches
Although I miss the abundance of fresh produce in California - [...]

Link Love…what I’ve been reading

Hi Beauties!

I hope you had a good weekend. I'm busy with work/moving/mothering today but wanted to pop in and share some links to interesting things I've been reading online...enjoy!

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Hunger makes you buy more stuff...even if it's not food. (

I love this idea of packing a lemon in your lunch bag. (

A good reminder that [...]

By |March 9th, 2015|Categories: Robin's Favorites|1 Comment

Mexico Yoga Retreat with Sarah Beth Yoga

Hi Beauties,

I'm so excited to share this with you today.

My friend and online yoga teacher, Sarah Beth, just announced that she is hosting a yoga retreat in Puerto Vallarta this summer!

Unfortunately I am unable to go because my summer travel is already booked but if you aren't busy and are looking for an opportunity to step [...]

By |February 16th, 2015|Categories: Robin's Favorites|Tags: , , , , , |6 Comments

Link Love…what I’ve been reading

Happy Monday Beauties!

The Balanced Life Sisterhood kicked off yesterday and we are off to a great start!

We have our workout calendars, our recipe bundles and plans for the month in place. If you want to join for support, encouragement and simple plan to stay in shape (we're talking 10-15 minutes per day, and YES it [...]

By |February 2nd, 2015|Categories: Robin's Favorites|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

Are you a black Friday shopper?

I'm not one to brave the crowds I do love cyber Monday and stocking up on holiday gifts while sipping coffee on my couch. :)

Below is a healthy holiday gift guide for your health and fitness loving friends. I've included some foodie gifts as well because who doesn't love food?

1. Contigo [...]

Holiday Cards + Link Love

My husband has the week off of work so I'm using this time to catch up on my to-do list...and right now, holiday cards are on my mind...

I've been using Minted for awhile now (remember these business cards?). Their designs are so beautiful. But I'm totally stuck and need your help. If you had to pick [...]

By |November 24th, 2014|Categories: Robin's Favorites|Tags: , , , , , |8 Comments

FITfluence at YouTube Space LA

Happy Friday!

I'm a bit under the weather today but excited for the weekend. I'll be working some (business has been booming lately) but also taking time to relax. Hold me to that okay?? :)

To those who signed up for Pilates 4x4: I've rallied some friends to help me buy gifts and fill boxes for Operation Christmas [...]

By |November 21st, 2014|Categories: Robin's Favorites|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Soybu: cute new workout clothes!

Hi Beauties,
I'm super excited to announce a new partnership today. :)

The wonderful team over at Soybu contacted me and asked me to be one of their community leaders. Which is super exciting because I love their clothes.

Soybu's flagship store is in Denver, conveniently located right next to Trader Joe's and Nektar Juice Bar which I visit about once per [...]