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Marla-Deen

California 30327
I am a wife, mother of three active boys, fitness instructor, "retired" attorney, and lover of all things health and fitness realted.  I live in Atlanta and love the South!  I am living my passion as I teach classes and work personally with clients.  We have a very busy... Full Bio
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Christmas Eve Trifle by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love traditions and love hearing what other folks do for certain events and Holidays.  Everyone seems to have their own Christmas Eve traditions.  We have some friend ... Read on »
Christmas lists . . . Thank Heavens for help from friends! by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This is the bottom of our Christmas tree. Yes, it's the same 14 foot monster my boys brought home that had to be completely chopped and re-shaped to even resem ... Read on »
Egg Nog You can Drink without Loading up on all the Fat! by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I'm like most folks and love, love, love Christmas and the Holiday Season.  I love all the food and goodies and I'm a huge fan of egg nog.  However, it has to be good egg no ... Read on »
When the DRAMA hits . . . by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Well, Thanksgiving is over and it's on to the Christmas Season and it's been radio silence from me . . .  No photos of my early Thanksgiving Feast, the actual Thanksgiving d ... Read on »
Thanksgiving Funnies and what to do with  your leftover bird by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Here it is . . . Thanksgiving!  I hope you all have a wonderful day full of family, friends, feasting and giving thanks!   I have some fun Thanksgiving funnies to share a ... Read on »
Does Exercising in the cold burn more calories . . .say enough to burn off a Thanksgiving... by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Somebody asked me the other day if we burned more calories when we exercised in the cold.  Hmmmmm.  I had to think about that one.  As I spent yesterday eating an ear ... Read on »
20 Years . . . by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The Husband and I celebrate 20 years together today.  This is one of my very favorite wedding photos.  I have no idea who I saw as we walked down the aisle hav ... Read on »
My Go To Green Drink by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This is a quick share today.  I'm asked all the time about how I make the fabulous green drink I love to talk about.  If you are afraid of green, don't be.  I ... Read on »
It's Friday!!  and a look at why you'll think twice before eating those fries and other... by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I always love when Fridays roll around and today I'm feeling particularly perky and joyful.  Not really sure why as it's rainy and cold here, but some how the fact that ... Read on »
Water, water . . . but how much? by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I don't know about you and where  you live, but where I am it is COLD outside.  In fact, I'm sitting at my desk typing wearing my North Face jacket.  During the winter, ... Read on »
Leg Day . . .  by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living HAPPY MONDAY!  Sometimes Mondays can be hard.  Getting up early after a long and tiring weekend.  Or getting up early after a relaxing weekend.  Or getting up early sta ... Read on »
Not The Typical Birthday Dinner . . . for a little boy by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It's been a bit slow around here this week.  Since I don't like to "blog" just to "blog" without having anything to say I've been pretty quiet.  I've continued with my Attit ... Read on »
Eats this Week . . . with Recipes by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We had some good eats this week.  I'm not sure what it is about our new house and new kitchen, but I love cooking so much more.  It's not that the new kitchen is that much b ... Read on »
Friday Finds . . . back again and a new Challenge by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Sometimes I write things and because of either technical difficulties or my own lack of technical smarts, they don't end up posting on the site.  That is what happened with ... Read on »
Those Little Fun Size Treats . . . . by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Since Halloween is most definitely a time of Treats (and who can resist some of the stuff, anyway?)  I thought we might as well know exactly what we were "treating" ourselve ... Read on »
Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs (or any other kind of meatballs you want to make!) by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last night's dinner was particularly tasty.  Since so many of my dinners are fails, blah or just not "share-worthy", I'm  glad to have something to share. SPAGHETTI ... Read on »
Getting out of the zone . . . the comfort zone by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I had a completely different post planned for today - being Monday and all, I try to be a little motivational and fresh to begin the week.  However,  I did a couple of thing ... Read on »
What's Your Season? by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The Seasons have definitely begun to change where I am.  There is a wonderful crispness in the air, clear blue skies and the leaves are beginning to fall.  The change m ... Read on »
Chunky Black Bean Soup . . . with nada salt by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We ALWAYS have black beans in our house.  The Husband just loves them - as a side, on the side, on the top, in the food - you get the idea and I'm thinking of Green Egg ... Read on »
Typical Monday! by Marla-Deen Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Here we go!  The beginning of another week!  Here's what my Monday looked like today.  Just another day in the life . . .  Started the day with filling up my ... Read on »