Simply put, I’m just a wife/mom in her mid-thirties with an interest in how food fuels our body. My husband and I met through a job but acutally connected at a co-worker’s wedding. He sold me on a story of his one year old Boston Terrier. She is now our sweet 12-year-old girl and we have been married for almost 9 years. Since that night we’ve added 2 kids and a puppy to our wonderful chaos.
Little Man came along in early 2013. From Legos to Minecraft to soccer and baseball his interests are all over the place. His little brother (also known as B) joined us in mid-2016. Energetic is an understatement and he’s kept us on our toes since day one.
From Web Design to Marketing
After almost two decades of working in web design I realized my love was more of the marketing side. In 2011 I stepped aside from programming and web design to work in Digital Marketing. Now I am a Social Team Lead for a digital marketing agency.
In February of 2017 I put 19 years of personal blogs in one place at Leggings & Lattes. It covers everything from 6th grade graduation through raising Baby B.
A Leap Into Skincare
In 2017 I decided to partner with the doctors who created Proactive (aka Katie Rodan and Kathy Fields) and started my own skin care business. What I thought was “simply skincare” turned out to be a world of personal development, new friendships and incredible growth.
I’m thankful for my team and those friendships each and every day.
Which Brought Me To Nutrition
With a side hustle in skin care, I began to fall in love with watching women find their confidence again as their skin cleared up. B has always taught us patience from the beginning, but when he started running into dietary issues at 2 years old we began a long road of adjustments to the food in our kitchen.
18 months into our gluten free journey I realized how badly I wanted to help other families who were in the same position we were. It was not an easy road and never will be perfect. I enrolled in the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and will be graduating as a health coach in July of 2021.
6 Random Facts About Me
I'm Gymnastics Obsessed
Through my love of gymnastics, I got my start in web design by designing “official websites” for a number of US National Team Members & Olympians
My Family Owned A Dairy
My family owned a dairy for 62 years. After it closed my dad began collecting memorabilia from the dairy. To this day my mom and I love getting emails from family members of former Page Dairy workers
Hippos Are My Favorite Animal
I collect stuffed hippos and all things hippo related thanks to “the hippo song”. This song came from a church retreat I was part of in high school and it always brings back memories.
Coffee Is My Love Language
If I can find a local coffee shop, I could spend hours there. There is nothing better than small roasters coffee, the smell of the shop & the atmosphere.
Leggings are life.
If I could I would live in black leggings. Give me a mix between soft and athletic and I would be set for life. However I make myself wear jeans at least once a week to make myself appear half human.
Sleep Is Important
I cannot sleep without the comforter tucked in at the bottom of the bed. Yet, I cannot stand having a top sheet on the bed.
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