September 23rd is the official first day of fall, but for me fall started when wearing white became a fashion no-no. Yes, here in the south, you better not try to wear white jeans after labor day. Expect to get a few crazy eyes looking at you. <– I know this is living the past compared to most places. We need to evolve.

Clothes wise, it’s far too warm to bring out the boots but I have been getting busy in the kitchen:

I’ve been cooking up pumpkin spice pancakes, spiced donut holes and even soup.

For today’s Friday Favorites, I want to take a look back at past recipes and pull my favorite fall inspired treats. Feel free to Pin away and if you have any recipes, please share the links down below!


LiftingRevolution Fall Recipe Round-up

Spiced Apple Bread (Vegan)


Walnut Cinnamon Bread (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

Apple Spiced Granola


Cranberry Lemon Scones (Vegan)

vegan scone recipe

Apple Pie Pancakes

Pumpkin Spice Donut Holes (Gluten Free)

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Cranberry Protein Bowl


Pumpkin Cookies

Apple Pie Protein Shake

Other Note Worthy Recipes:

The Season Of Change: Good-Bye Blonde?

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Fall is the season of change. The leaves change, the temperatures BETTER change (wishful thinking), the time changes, and now, I’m wanting to change too.

I want to live more bold. I have a lot of goals and steps that I am taking to be bigger and better… but a part of me wants a change so drastic that it will help me make changes in other areas of my life too.

Does that sound crazy? I’m just craving something new.

Here’s what I’m thinking… I am seriously, for the first time in my life, contemplating changing my hair color. Yes, I know this seems so trivial to some but as a natural blonde this is a BIG deal.

For years, people have told me how pretty my hair is, that I should never color it and, how people pay for my hair color… yada yada yada. I get irritated by this because it’s not fair.

I posted that EDITED image on Instagram (do you follow me) asking for advice. Should I be so bold? Most people told me to go for it, and others gave some great tips on my Facebook on getting thick highlights…

But I want to hear from you. I need hair advice! Let me know down below!

Should I go strawberry blonde?


Personal Training Couple Shares The Secret For A Working Marriage

September 18, 2014
working marriage

Today is a special day. 4 years ago, at 3:00 in the afternoon, I said “I do” to a wonderful man. (Note to Dan… Yes, we’ve been married 4 years). To be honest, it’s not really 4 years that I celebrate. Dan and I have been together for almost a decade and I’m pretty proud […]

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15 Minute Thunder And Lightening Workout: Kettlebell & Jump Rope

September 17, 2014
kettlebell jump rope workout

It’s Workout Wednesday friends! To celebrate, I’m sharing with you a 15 minute workout inspired by a 6-week program that I’m currently working on for FitWomensWeekly. It seems a lot of you love the kettlebell workouts, and a lot of you love jump rope workouts, so why not combine the two and basically create the workout […]

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Why Toddlers Make You Fat & How To Avoid Weight Gain

September 16, 2014
toddler weight gain

I always feel the need to preface any parental post with the following… I don’t have kids, I don’t pretend to have kids, I can only share my point of view, science and honest thoughts to you from being around my niece and watching my friends/family with their children. Okay, now that we got that […]

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Would Your 20 Year Old Self Approve Of You?

September 15, 2014
self love

Isn’t it funny, when we were 20, we thought we could take on the world. We thought we knew everything and had complete control over our lives. When I was 20 I had everything mapped out. I can remember distinctly thinking that by the time I turned 30, life would look something like this: Graduate […]

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Urban Remedy: 3-Day Metabolic Cleanse

September 12, 2014
urban remedy juice

Yup, I did it. Last night I finished completing a 3-day Metabolic Cleanse by Urban Remedy. Urban Remedy contacted me a while back asking if I would like to try one of their latest kits. Having done a juice cleanse before… My first instinct was to say NO. With half marathon training combined with the […]

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7 Reasons Why Your Husband Makes You Gain Weight

September 11, 2014

In one week from today, Dan and I will be celebrating our 4 year anniversary. Wow, was it really 4 years ago when I walked down the aisle? Hard to believe. But then sometimes not. Sometimes it feels as if we’ve been together forever… Which if you consider the 6 years before we were married, […]

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The Best Kettlebell Back Exercises For Women

September 10, 2014
kettlebell back exercises

**Before we get started, for some crazy reason comments aren’t showing up below. Dan is working to get it figured out as quickly as possible! I am still getting your comments, so please leave them! I love hearing from you. And once the issue is resolved they will show back up. Thanks! It’s that time […]

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Nutritional Benefits Of Pumpkin Spice + Gluten-Free Pumpkin Spice Donut Holes

September 9, 2014
gluten free pumpkin spice donut holes

Boy oh boy, do I have a treat of you today! No really, like a real treat. Just incase you’ve been hanging out on another country, I should inform you that it is now the season of pumpkin spice. Pumpkin spice EVERYTHING. To be honest, I think pumpkin spice is overhyped, and I give Starbucks […]

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Why Having Bad Workouts Are Awesome <– REALLY!

September 8, 2014
sucky workouts

Happy Monday! How was the weekend? What did you do? I had a super a productive weekend (see below), and I am jazzed for a great week! I’m sure if I stop for a second I’ll realize how tired I am but for now I am riding high on adrenaline and goals! When The Adrenaline […]

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Friendly Friday: Things I’m Loving

September 5, 2014
friendly friday

I am loving a lot lately. I am loving that fall is right around the corner, I am loving that today I am doing a private boot camp for a bachelorette party (so much fun), I am loving that my husband is having a guys weekend, I am loving all of my blog friends/readers and […]

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