Vera Bradley Online Outlet-Save an Extra 30% off + Free Shipping!

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If you have been waiting on this sale to return, it is back! Head on over to the Vera Bradley Outlet online where they are offering an extra 30% off sale prices AND Free Shipping! (you will need to enter your email address to shop the sale) There are some amazing deals, and I would suggest that you shop early for the best selection! 

Here are just a few items to note:

Iconic Compact Weekender Travel Bag only $28 shipped! (reg. $98)

Factory Style Tote Bags only $14 shipped! (reg. $58)

Large Iconic Duffels Only $34 shipped! (reg. $100)

+ So much more!

Super Deals at the Macy’s Black Friday in July Sale + Enter to WIN a Gift Card!

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Click on the link HERE to be taken to the entire ad for the Macy’s Black Friday in July Sale!

I love a good bargain, and Macy’s always has such great deals for the entire family and home! There are some really SUPER deals right now during their Black Friday in July Sale!

During the Black Friday in July Sale you can get 25% off all orders at Macy’!

    • Coupon Code: JULY
    • Sale Dates: 7/8/19 – 7/14/19
    • Restrictions may apply.

Here are a few of my top picks from the sale:

I love adidas and Calvin Klein workout shirts and they have a large selection on sale for under $19.99! GO HERE to see the deals and to stock up!

I also love to shop Macy’s for their super deals in the Kitchen department. I can always count on them to have the best prices on the brands that I love and trust.

If you still haven’t jumped on the Ninja Coffee Bar train, this is a great time to do so. I personally own this and we love it! You can pick up the Ninja Coffee Bar® Glass Carafe System for only $99.99 during the sale. That is a really great price and I highly recommend it if you are a coffee lover!

Those are just a few of my favorite picks, what are you buying during the sale? I would love to hear!

Win a Macy’s Gift Card!

How would you like to WIN a Macy’s Gift Card? Forty-Five winners will WIN!

  • Monday, July 8th at 12:00 AM PT to Sunday, July 14th at 11:59 PM PT.
  • Forty Five (45) winners will receive a gift card to Macy’s:
  • Ten (10) winners will receive a $100.00 gift card to Macy’s.
  • Five (5) winners will receive a $50.00 gift card to Macy’s.
  • Thirty (30) winners will receive a $25.00 gift card to Macy’s.
  • Users enter the giveaway by heading to the Macy’s page on and submitting their email address on the form at the top of the page.
  • The winners will be chosen through a lottery drawing and notified on Monday (7/15) via the email address they used to enter.
  • See complete Official Rules for entry instructions, full prize descriptions, restrictions and other important details.

My FASTer Way to Fat Loss Update

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Açaí Bowls are one of my favorite ways to break my fast on regular macro days! 

It has been just under one month since I began the FASTer Way to Fat Loss, and I am super excited to share with you my thoughts on the program so far. I have seen some amazing results, and am feeling SO good! I have a lot of energy and feel very good about the whole nutrition that I am giving my body each day. The mission of FASTer Way has quickly become my mission and goal, Don’t allow perfection to be the enemy of good. Commit to a healthy lifestyle and focus on making steps toward better health.” I definitely feel so much better about myself and am making great strides toward a healthy lifestyle thanks to this amazing program!

Look at all of this delicious and REAL food! 

The FASTer Way to Fat Loss is not a diet. It is a lifestyle change that is composed of eating clean, whole foods. I have been eating gluten free and dairy free (as much as possible) and not missing those things at all! There is absolutely no deprivation with this program, and you eat a ton of food! There are some days that I have a hard time eating all my food! You will even have room in your macros for treats so don’t worry about feeling deprived of those things. 

What has the FASTer Way to Fat Loss done for me so far? It has changed the way that I look at food. It is all about fueling your body with the whole nutrition that it needs and craves. I love that we track everything we are eating each day. This really helps me to stay on plan and on track with my macros.

Intermittent fasting and carb cycling are also great tools and a big component of this program. Don’t let those terms scare you. Intermittent fasting is actually very simple and easy once you get the hang of it. I usually stop eating each night by 8-9pm and won’t break my fast until around 1pm the next day. You are actually doing most of your fasting while you are sleeping. And, you can still have coffee or tea. Just keep it under 50 calories and only use a Stevia to sweeten it. I take mine with Nutpods or Almond Milk and have not even missed regular coffee creamer. Oh, and let me tell you about my will-power when it comes to coffee. I am usually a big iced coffee drinker. Yes, you know the ones that are laden with sugar and cream. I have not even missed those drinks. In fact, I love my Starbucks with Unsweetened Almond Milk and Stevia now! Who is this girl? 😀

Carb Cycling, what is that and how does it affect the FASTer Way to Fat Loss? On Mondays and Tuesdays, we partake in Low Carb days and pair it with high intensity interval training workouts. These workouts can be done right at home or they gym. After the two low carb days we will refuel our body with carbs for the rest of the week. These days are my fave and I look forward to fueling my body with good carbs! This is such a great part of the program.  Monday and Tuesday we are focusing on lower carb foods and filling our bodies with the good fats that we need, then, when Wednesday comes around we can eat yummy fruits, oatmeal, and other good for you-carbs to refuel! 

Working out of the FASTer Way to Fat Loss has actually been a big part for me. I go to the YMCA at least 6 days a week and do spinning, leg machines and the treadmill. It does depend on the day of the week and what exercises you will need to focus on. As I mentioned before, you can do the exercises at home too if you don’t have access to a gym. You will be given a link when you sign up to view all the workouts. I highly suggest that you try to do something each day even if it is just walking. I have only missed going to the gym a few days and when I don’t get there I actually miss it!

What do I eat on the FASTer Way to Fat Loss? You will eat a TON of food! I cannot believe all the food that I get to eat each day and see such amazing results! I am going to share in pictures some of my meals and snacks from the past few weeks. My favorite way to break a fast on regular macro days is with a delicious Açaí Bowl or Overnight Oats. Low Carb Days I love bacon, eggs and guacamole! For snacks I love chicken salad, nuts, tuna, fruit and the list goes on and on! I will tell you that it is best to input your food the night before so that you are not scrambling the day of. Preparation is key to this program!

I still enjoyed a delicious 4th of July Meal! No deprivation here!

My thoughts so far? I love this program and actually plan to continue on for another 6 weeks when this round is over. It is sustainable, there is no depravation and it makes you feel so good about yourself. I know that I am giving my body the whole nutrition that it needs and that is so important! I went on vacation last week to Orlando and Boston with my husband and was still able to maintain my good eating habits and tracking. Even with the Fourth of July and vacation, eating out, and indulging on a few treats I maintained. If I can do this, you can do this! I promise! Don’t feel like you can’t enjoy a birthday or special occasion on this program. You can totally make it work! I am so motivated to continue on. I want this for me and for my health. You can’t afford NOT to take care of yourself! Self care is so important!
With all of the other “diet” plans that I have tried before, I was left hungry and wanting to eat more food. This program is so different. While you will eat a lot of food, (I eat over 1700 calories on most days) you will also gain freedom from food. You will crave those things that your body needs and have confidence to be a better YOU!

                                                                   BEFORE                                               DURING

I want to share with you a picture so you can see what I have experienced so far with the program. In less than a month, my legs have transformed a ton! I carry most of my weight in my hips/thighs so it is hard to lose. But it is coming along! Just look at that picture. In less than one month! I am blown away! Remember, it is all about progress over perfection! I can’t wait to continue on and see even more amazing results. What about the scale? I don’t get on the scale very often. In fact, it is encouraged from the FWTFL not to get on the scale. When I did get on a few weeks back I had lost over 5 pounds. To me, inches are more than pounds. Don’t go by what the scale says go by how you feel and how your clothes are fitting!

Want to learn more about the FASTer Way to Fat LossGO HERE and sign up for the next round that is starting July 15! When you sign up using the link HERE, be sure to enter my coach Stephanie Lightfield as your coach. You will love her and she will be there to answer any questions as you begin your journey to a more healthier you!

You can also feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions. I would love to help answer any questions that you might have before you get started on the program.

Stock up Deals on Elmer’s Glue Products!

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School will be here before you know it! Here are some awesome stock up deals on Elmer’s glue products!

30-Count Elmers Disappearing Purple School Glue Washable 0.24-Ounce Sticks $7.80

60-Count Elmers Disappearing Purple School Glue, Washable, 0.24-Ounce Sticks $15.88

30-Count Elmer’s All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable $8.08 (clip the 10% digital coupon)

12-Pack Elmer’s Liquid School Glue, Washable $12 

*Amazon pricing and promotions can change at any time so act now if interested! These prices are current at the time of this posting.

Ninja Air Fryer Only $66 Shipped! (reg. $99)

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This is the lowest price the Ninja Air Fryer has been! 

If you are still in the market for an air fryer this is an amazing deal! I have heard such rave reviews about the Ninja Air Fryer so grab it now at Walmart for only $66 shipped! (reg. $99) This one has amazing reviews!

Now enjoy guilt-free food. Air fry with up to 75% less fat than traditional frying methods.* *Tested against hand-cut, deep-fried French fries.Wide Temperature Range: 105¬∞F‚Äì400¬∞F allows you to gently remove moisture from foods or quickly cook and crisp foods with convection heat.4-quart ceramic-coated nonstick basket and crisper plate fit 2 lbs of French friesDehydrate: Create flat, chip-like dehydrated foods for fun, homemade snacks. The combination of low fan speed and low temperature enables thorough dehydration.Dishwasher-safe parts: Easy-to-clean basket, and crisper plate Time is precious, even more so when you’ve got hungry mouths to feed. Why wait for your oven to preheat and then slowly cook that highly anticipated meal when there‚ was a quicker way to put food on the table for your whole family? Meet the Ninja Air Fryer, a fast and easy way to cook your favorite foods. It ensures even circulation of hot air around your food for quick, crispy, and golden finishes, every time. The secret is the smart processor that delivers a wide temperature range while powering the fan that automatically adjusts speeds based on your cooking function, allowing you to cook and crisp your favorite foods, like 2 lbs. of French fries, using little to no oil in a family-sized 4-quart ceramic-coated basket. The wide temperature range gives you the ability to roast, bake, air fry, reheat, or dehydrate foods, making it your new go-to appliance for any meal or snack. With the Ninja Air Fryer on your countertop, you can pull crispy meals out of thin air.

Get Ready! Amazon Prime Day 2019 is Coming July 15-16!

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Get ready for one of the best and busiest shopping days of the year! Amazon Prime Day 2019 will begin at 12 AM PT on Monday, July 15 and conclude at 11:59 PM PT on Tuesday, July 16! There will be so many great deals! In fact, this year Amazon is promising over one million deals around the world with a whopping 48 hours of Prime Day Savings! 

Get a FREE Amazon Prime Membership for Prime Day

Sign up for Amazon Prime NOW.  If you are not already an Amazon Prime member, you will want to go ahead and sign up beforehand. You can sign up for a Free 30 day trial HERE. You will want this membership as Amazon Prime Day is a day set aside exclusively for Amazon Prime members.

Also, did you know that you can pay for Amazon Prime by monthly payments? If you don’t want to pay the entire $119 upfront you can opt for monthly installments of $12.99 when you sign up! That might make it a more budget-friendly option for you and your family!

Amazon Prime is a great way to get items shipped right to your door in as little as one day! Also, you will gain access to Amazon Video Movies and TV Shows, Prime Music with streaming to millions of songs, and so much more! Sign up HERE for a Free 1 month membership.

Amazon Prime Day Deals that are Live NOW! 

Amazon Audible Membership – New members can get 3 months of Audible for 66% off and 2 Free Audiobooks when you sign up! That makes it only $4.95 a month for the first 3 months! This is such a great deal!

Amazon Music Unlimited– New customers to Amazon Music can get 4 months for ONLY $0.99!  This is one amazing deal and will allow you to hear all your favorite songs!

3 Months of Kindle Unlimited for FREE! – This has to be one of my favorite deals! Regularly priced at $29.97, new members to Kindle Unlimited will score 3 months for totally FREE! This allows you Unlimited Reading. Unlimited Listening. Any Device. Jump on this deal NOW! You can cancel at any time. 

Wow! Get $10 to spend on Amazon for Prime Day July 15 &16, when you spend $10 at Whole Foods in-store or on Prime Now.

Old Navy: Women’s Slides Only $2! (today only)

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Today only, Old Navy is offering these super cute Women’s Flip Slides on sale for only $2 a pair both in-store and online! If shopping online, use promo code SLIDE at checkout. Opt for Free in-store pickup to avoid shipping charges!

Please note there is a limit of 5 per transaction.

Macy’s: Martha Stewart Essentials Classic Mattress Pads in ALL Sizes Only $14.99! (reg. up to $60)

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Wow! If you need a new mattress pad for your bedroom or guest room this is a super good deal! Macy’s is offering their Martha Stewart Essentials Classic Mattress Pads in ALL sizes for only $14.99! (reg. up to $60) And, you can opt for Free in-store pick up to avoid shipping charges!

GO HERE to take advantage of this offer.

Insignia 3.2L Air Fryer Only $34.99! (reg. $99.99)

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If you are still wanting to purchase an Air Fryer but don’t want to bust your budget, this is definitely a great buy! Best Buy has the Insignia 3.2L Air Fryer on sale today for only $34.99! (reg. $99.99) And, you may be able choose Free in-store pick up to avoid shipping charges! This one has great reviews on it as well!


A healthier alternative

The Insignia Air Fryer circulates hot air to cook food with little to no oil, resulting in less fat than traditional fryers.

Fry, roast, and bake with one appliance

With a temperature range from 180-400°F (82.2-204.4°C), the air fryer is a versatile appliance that can cook anything ranging from poultry to pastry.

Make a snack or a meal for two

The 3.2L (3.4qt) basket holds 1-2 servings of food – just the right amount for a night in.

Pre-programmed menus

Take the guesswork out of cooking. The digital menu comes pre-programmed with a selection of cook times and temperatures for popular foods.

Auto-shutoff timer

Running from 0-60 minutes, the timer automatically turns off your air fryer to give you peace of mind that your food won’t overcook.


Simply place the non-stick basket and pan into your dishwasher – no need to discard oil or scrub clean.

Walmart: Wonder Nation Kid’s Uniform Polos Two-Packs Only $7.94!

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I know that no one wants to think about shopping for back to school right now, but I just came across this really great deal on uniform polos! has the Wonder Nation Kid’s Uniform Polos TWO count packs on clearance for only $7.94! There are lots of color options to choose from in sizes XS-XXL! Choose free in-store pick up to avoid shipping charges.