Do Fitness Trackers Need to Be Accurate?

There’s been a lot of press about fitness trackers in the last couple of weeks. The issue is that most fitness trackers do not track calories expended correctly. So you may not actually have burned 300 calories on your run or 500 calories on your spin class. Does it actually matter that much? First of all, of […]

School’s Out!

While those words may strike fear in the minds of many parents, I’m actually looking forward to the downtime, not having to rush out of the house, and being able to spend some time exploring with my girls. Of course, I’m not looking forward to the fighting and the “I’m bored.” comments. For now though, […]

5 Steps to Start Exercising

Summer’s here! It’s a time that a lot of people get more activity with travel or children out of school. So I’m going to share a few tips that I’ve used in implementing a consistent exercise routine. In the last few years, I’ve found that exercising at home has been working best for me. I love […]

A Few of My Favorite Things – May

It’s May! While it’s been spring where I live for a few weeks, I know that some of you are just starting to get into that spring feeling. At the end of each month, I will be putting together random things that I have been bringing me joy. These don’t follow any particular logic other […]

4 Ideas to Help You Take Back Your Health

Did you know that 1 in 5 children (ages 6-19) have high cholesterol? Did you know that 12.1% of adults have high cholesterol? Did you know that more than a third of American adults are pre-diabetic? These are the most recent statistics from the CDC website. I’m sure you’ve seen these statistics before and maybe […]

Blue Apron Review

I’m a little late to the game but I just tried Blue Apron, the meal kit delivery service. I’ve been meaning to try it but just didn’t have the right justification. As I was brainstorming meals to send to a family member cross-country I finally realized I had the right justification. I tried their Family […]

Feeling “In Control”

I am a morning person.  I wasn’t always a morning person but I have become a morning person. When my youngest was born, my life simultaneously went into over-the-top crazy mode. I had a two year old at home who still very much needed her mommy. My due date had been Christmas Day, so I […]

Welcome to Sweaty Clothes, Dirty Dishes

I’m so glad you’ve made your way to my blog, Sweaty Clothes, Dirty Dishes.On this blog, I’ll be focusing on eating well, getting yourself moving, and learning new things. As many of you can relate, your life completely changes when you bring children into the world. You go from working in an office to not even […]