I’m Back!

by laury on January 13, 2017 · 2 comments

Hello, blog.

I am back. Sort of.

 

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Cheers!

 

The plan is to update the name of this blog, give it a makeover and talk about life as a  yoga teacher, healthy lifestyle info, and delicious food. My son was diagnosed with a severe tree nut allergy last year so I want to connect with readers on how we are dealing with that, and get helpful feedback on how to keep him safe.

I missed having this outlet in my life, it was a very nice long break though!

The kids are amazing and getting huge:

Jaxon is 2

Jaxon

 

and Ella is 5! We had a very long battle with her eczema and finally got it under control by making changes at home. It was heartbreaking during the process, but now she has seemed to healed and has been eczema-free for a year now!

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We got a puppy! His name is Willie, he’s a German Shepard mix and we rescued him from Tiny Miracles. He was 3-months-old and only 6 pounds (getting over being sick in the hospital) when we got him, and he is now 52 pounds and thriving at 8-months-old!

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Poor Munchkin

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He is not particularly happy about all these new creatures in the house, but he has gotten used to it.

I am still teaching at Sol Yoga Studio in Conshohocken, have my nutrition and essential oils business, and look forward to sharing more and updating the look of my blog soon!

Mala

 

For now, feel free to join my healthy home group on Facebook where we share natural ways to detox the home (I started this after getting allergies in our home finally under control)!

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New Website/ Blog & Other Updates!

by laury on October 1, 2015 · 0 comments

Hi There! I miss my fitness dish readers so much. Since I don’t plan to get pregnant again anytime soon, I wanted to let you all know I probably will not be updating here much more (as if my not posting anything for almost a year didn’t give that hint!)

 

If you still check back here periodically I wanted to let you all know that I have a new website that I have been working on for the past year:

 

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Freevive.com

 

 

There’s a blog page, a recipe page, and my favorite, Freevive Kids!

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We offer a FREE 5-day program where we challenge you to eliminate sugar, packaged foods, and processed foods for five full days.

Check us out on facebook, instagram (@freevive) and Twitter (@freevive)

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Here are some highlights:

grain-freeblueberrymuffins

sugar-free, grain-free blueberry muffins

BabyFirstBirthdayCake

Jaxon’s First Birthday Cake

ChickenSoupFreevive

Nourishing Chicken Soup and Homemade Bone Broth

CASHEW KALE SALAD

Creamy Cashew Kale Salad

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Galumpkis!

shortribs

grass-fed short-ribs

grain-freewaffles

waffles

baby finger food banana melts

banana meltways for baby

… And so so much more! There’s a lot to catch up on if you wanted to!

It is obvious a lot has changed since I started this blog in 2009. I am now a mom of two, I started a new business, wrote a book, and I am still teaching yoga and loving it. Thank you for all of the interaction over the years. Good and bad … it has only helped me to grow and learn and be better. I honestly believe so much of the time and energy I put into this blog, and talking with the readers and other bloggers has molded a part of me into who I am today! There are posts I look back on and cringe (a lot, like really a lot), then there are posts that make me smile from ear to ear. I see old comments, and remember old friends. 90% have moved on, and some tell me they check in now and then to see if I updated. Thank you thank you thank you! Much love to you all! XO

-Laury

lauryraiken@gmail.com

Laury

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