With a new year, comes new changes! This blog has moved to lifewiththegroves.squarespace.com. If you'd like to keep up with my postings, follow me over there! Happy 2017! Xoxo, Ashley
I used to eat artificial sugars like nobody's business. I did this because I didn't want to extra calories and sugar grams that regular sugar contained. Doing so only further complicated my "sugar" addiction. I loved anything sweet (I still do), and sometimes to the point where I feel like I didn't have control over how … Continue reading The Not-So-Sweet Truth About Sugar
Whether it's your kids' lunch or your own, are you tired of the same food day in and day out? Do you need some fun, new ideas to spice up your lunches? Well look no further! I've compiled some of my favorite things to pack, things I include for the kids I nanny, and ideas … Continue reading Spice Up Your Lunchbox!
These are a few of my favorite yoga poses to do on a regular basis. Check them out and let me know if you like them! Do you have a favorite pose that isn't on this list? 1. Downward Dog 2. Upward Dog 3. Pigeon Pose 4. Forward Bend 5. Crow Pose 6. Tree Pose 7. … Continue reading 8 Favorite Yoga Poses
Over the summer I have tried multiple different smoothie recipes and this one is by far my favorite! Unfortunately during my search for yummy smoothies, I have only found two other ones (strawberry banana and PB&J) that came close to being as delicious as this banana PB one. Check them out! 1. Banana Peanut Butter … Continue reading 3 Healthy Smoothie Recipes
Do you sit at a desk all day and find that by the time you get to go home all you want to do is relax and not workout? I'm going to share with you some tips to sneak in exercise during the work day. I recently watched this video clip in one of my … Continue reading It’s Cool To Eat Salad And Quinoa But Not To Do Exercises At Your Desk?
Wednesday evening we began our journey by leaving the small town of Ephraim and heading Southwest towards Los Angeles, California. We decided to be adventurous and drive during the night so we could beat the heat and spend a few more hours in the sunny California. As much as we wanted to stay on the … Continue reading California Lovin’
The stereotypical road trip leads to loading up on lots of junk food at every gas station break. Am I right? Chips, candy, sodas, ice cream, slushies, the list goes on and on. It doesn't have to be that way though. You can still munch away during your road trip without sacrificing your health. Some … Continue reading Road Trippin’ The Healthy Way
I get the privilege of having both of these beautiful women as some of my best friends. How lucky am I? This post is dedicated to them in honor of being another year older. Happy Birthday Ladies! Jewel, I remember the very first time I met you. My mom took me over to your house because … Continue reading My Two Best Friends
I attempted this program for the first time the summer of 2013. I was super pumped up to have a set program for myself and to see some serious results. Around month 3, I moved and started another year of school. I remember how I would stress over getting to the gym 6 days a … Continue reading Jamie Eason’s LiveFit Trainer Review