• The Trendy Hippie

    A compilation of all things trendy: fashion, beauty, fitness, nutrition. Follow my on my journey through motherhood, fitness, life, and love.


  • Expectations


    Oh expectations, how you like to ruin me. Remember when I said I was going to blog several times per week? I even did it for a week or two. I also was all... Read more

    Posted on 30 April 2014 LIFESTYLE
  • Keto-whaaaa?

    I found the cutest Mason jar frog lid (fancy thing for keeping your flower stems in place) on the other day that you can use on regular-sized mouth... Read more

    Posted on 09 April 2014 LIFESTYLE
  • Are YOU Hungry for a Change?

    Hungry Change?

    Sugar is bad, mkay? If you know a smoker or have ever been a smoker, you know how bad breaking that addiction can be. Sugar is the same way and you know... Read more

    Posted on 03 April 2014 LIFESTYLE
  • My Besties Are the Best

    Besties Best

    I love my friends. I have some pretty amazing ones. As I approached my 30s, I realized that not only was I really finding out who I was as a woman, but who my... Read more

    Posted on 01 April 2014 LIFESTYLE
  • Year-round Bikini Body? Yes, Please!

    Year-round Bikini Body? Yes, Please!

    I know what you're thinking, did I just blog on Monday? Why yes, yes I did. I'm going to do my best to stay on a routine/schedule of blogging throughout the wee... Read more

    Posted on 26 March 2014 LIFESTYLE
  • Make-up Monday

    Make-up Monday

    Hey, have you heard? Pantone's color of the year is Radiant Orchid. *swoon* Purple is my power color, so you know I was amped to hear it's the color we'll be... Read more

    Posted on 25 March 2014 LIFESTYLE
  • Highs, Lows, and Lots in Between

    Highs, Lows, Lots Between

    Wow, is it really Tuesday evening? I guess so. Time flies when you're in a sugar coma. My stomach hurts. Sugar, gluten, and cheese have wrecked me. I'm over it. Read more

    Posted on 19 March 2014
  • Countdown to Peanut Butter and Lip Gloss!

    Countdown Peanut Butter Gloss!

    Today marks 4 days out from the Phil. Nerves are setting in as I sit here gulping down my gallon and a half of water. I'm a ball of excitement mixed with fatigu... Read more

    Posted on 11 March 2014
  • Fat Tuesday...nope, Skinny Tuesday!

    Tuesday...nope, Skinny Tuesday!

    Happy Fat Tuesday (Skinny Tuesday for me)/National Pancake Day/March Forth (do something day)/Peace Corp Day/National Grammar Day. I find it pretty funny that... Read more

    Posted on 05 March 2014
  • 17 Days and Counting

    Days Counting

    17 days. Yup. For real. So close, yet so far away. Let me rephrase, the comp feels close, my post comp food seems so far away. I was just told to stop looking a... Read more

    Posted on 27 February 2014
  • 4 Weeks and Counting!

    Man, I didn't realize it's been over a week since my last post! My bad!!I'm now 4 weeks away from the stage and couldn't be more excited. Food and sleep have... Read more

    Posted on 19 February 2014
  • Food Prep Made Fun!

    Food Prep Made Fun!

    My coach, Jeff, had a pretty kicka$$ bootcamp on Saturday. There's a trainer, Josh, that's been helping him with his team and had posted about a leg workout... Read more

    Posted on 10 February 2014
  • I'm Back, for Real This Time.

    Hello all.So I'm for real when I say "I'm back". Last go back in October was a failed attempt at faking it till I make it. I wasn't truly inspired to write... Read more

    Posted on 06 February 2014
  • I'm Back!

    Ahhhh, wow, that was quite a long rest from blogging. Not at all what I had intended! Last you heard from me, I had just come off my competition and was debatin... Read more

    Posted on 08 October 2013
  • OKC Grand Prix - 9 Weeks and Counting!

    When I met with Jeff last, we discussed future shows. I knew at the time that I wasn't ready to be done for the season. He mentioned me trying to get ready for... Read more

    Posted on 30 August 2011
  • It's Tiiiime!

    Shane starts back with classes tomorrow, all my teacher friends have their students back tomorrow, and as I sit here tonight thinking about what to write... Read more

    Posted on 22 August 2011
  • Food Bender

    Lunch today marked the end of my weekend...almost week long...bender. I knew things were getting bad when after feeling like crap all day from food the day... Read more

    Posted on 18 August 2011
  • Europa and Beyond!

    As I sit here in a slight sugar/food coma, I am searching online for different shows, bikinis, and overall motivation. This weekend was so amazing. When I... Read more

    Posted on 16 August 2011
  • I'm ready!!!...I Think...

    Guess what? This will be my last blog before the Europa Supershow Dallas!!! **I got my nails done yesterday and the sound of them click click clicking on the... Read more

    Posted on 11 August 2011
  • It's Tiiiiime!!

    It's Tiiiiime!!

    Well, here I am, 5 days out from my FIRST EVER NPC bikini competition!!!I had been waiting on pins and needles all day today for my email from Jeff detailing... Read more

    Posted on 08 August 2011