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Advocare 24 Day Challenge Meal Plan #3

I am starting another Advocare 24 Day Challenge tomorrow.  So looking forward to cutting the junk out of my diet, getting lean, and feeling energized!

Meal planning is key when it comes to the challenge.  Here is my meal plan:

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1.  clean green stew

2.  mung bean pasta with chicken, mushroom, and bell pepper marinara

3.  jerk chicken with carribean quinoa

4.  clean thai turkey zucchini meatballs over brown rice

5.  buffalo chicken quinoa salad

6.  cilantro lime turkey taco lettuce wraps

7.  crockpot rotisserie chicken with steamed broccoli

8.  paleo slow cookie chicken pad thai with veggies

9.  meatloaf muffins with broccoli

10.  fish taco bowls

11.  spicy chicken chili

12.  thai chicken lettuce wraps

13..  pesto chicken spaghetti squash bake

14.  crock pot balsamic chicken and asparagus

15.  grilled tilapia with avocado-lime salsa

16.  greek salad with chicken (omitting cheese)

17.  red thai curry stew

18.  rosemary and garlic roasted salmon

19.  orange chicken stir fry with crispy garlic dressing

20.  turkey & quinoa stuffed bell peppers

21.  spicy grilled shrimp with quinoa salad

22.  taco lettuce wraps with black beans

23.  crockpot thai peanut chicken over brown rice

24.  bruschetta chicken with a side salad


Becky @ Olives n Wine - Thank you for sharing my recipe, Jenny! And also, thanks for alllll of the other clean eating recipe ideas. These will most definitely come in handy over the next few weeks :)

Mia @ MakeMeupmia - I did the 24DC in Jan, I definitely want to do it again soon. I felt absolutely amazing. Maybe right before we move to Florida would be the perfect time ;)

Olena@iFOODreal - Thank you for featuring my Thai Turkey Meatballs.:) Lovely blog you have here! All the best!

Jenny Collier - Can’t wait to try them!

California Vacation: Part Three

If you missed part one & two of our California Vacation click HERE and HERE.

Monday, we headed out to the Irvine Spectrum (with 4 kids!) to do some shopping.  We wound up spending the majority of our time there in Dave & Busters letting the kids play video games.  We did, however, get to pop into Cotton On Kids where Gigi purchased the big girls matching outfits.  They looked so cute that we had to take some pictures.

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The last day of our trip we hired a babysitter (don’t judge) for a couple of hours so that we could go out downtown for a little adult time.

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We had a such a great time on our trip!  The kids are so excited that Gigi and Papa are here now visiting us!


Erin Vancura - ok. those outfits make me want to run to the spectrum stat. how cute are those pants?! next time your in town i will never forgive you if i don’t get to see you btw :)

California Vacation: Part Two

If you missed the first part of our trip to Huntington Beach…visit here.

Saturday, we hit up the beach.  This was Ella’s first real beach experience and both kids had a blast jumping waves, collecting sea shells, and playing in the sand!

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On Sunday we traveled out to Temecula to visit Court’s best friend and his family.  It was so much fun watching our kids play together.

We didn’t bring swimsuits…so Cooper was kind enough to share his with Hudson & Ella.

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Gigi & Papa have a jacuzzi on their rooftop that the kids loved swimming in too!  They are now requesting one for our own house.

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Erin @ Blue-Eyed Bride - I love these pictures, Jenny. It looks like y’all had such a great time and made tons of sweet memories. xo

California Vacation: Part One

A few weeks ago we traveled to Huntington Beach, California to visit my husband’s side of the family and to meet our baby niece, Sawyer.  We had so much fun relaxing, playing with cousins, enjoying the warm weather, and of course going to Disneyland!

Our first day my mother-in-law and I took my kids and my niece, Harper, to the Discovery Science Center while my hubby and his Dad went golfing.

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Afterward, we had my favorite lunch Wahoo’s Fish Tacos.  When we lived in California I frequented Wahoo’s multiple times a week.  So, obviously it’s one of my must-haves when visiting.

These kids were having a blast making silly faces at me on the ride home.  They were all in heaven this week getting to play with one another so much.

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The next day we visited Disneyland.  We spent the entire day there (12 hours!) and surprisingly the kids were fantastic.  Hudson and Ella both were so brave….riding things like Space Mountain, the Hollywood Tower of Terror, and Splash Mountain.  I sent Gigi, Papa, and Aunt Devon on those rides as I am terrified of heights.

I didn’t a ton of photos this day as we were getting on and off so many rides.  We were shocked that we the lines were short enough that we got to ride almost double the rides we normally do.

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And a couple from Disneyland that I shared on Instagram.  The last picture?  Oh yeah…that’s just my husband on the Hollywood Tower of Terror.  We laughed about this picture for days.

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Erin Vancura - ok. HOW FUN IS THIS!!! seriously. . . such a blast. is it bad i live here and haven’t hit up the discovery center OR taken lex to disneyland?!

Mandy Rose - Y’all are the cutest EVER!!!

Andrea Richards - I love all of this, and it makes me so home sick! What great memories you’re capturing of your amazing family!

Fruit & Donut Skewers

This week on Every Day Cheer we are sharing our favorite Easter brunch recipes.  I am hosting a brunch for my family this year and these fruit & donut skewers will most certainly be on the menu.

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