How's everyone surviving after losing an hour of sleep? I'm still a little bitter, but onward and upward ladies. Spring ahead we must! We had a ski race this weekend--yep, that meant no sleeping late for the Momtrends family. We were up and at 'em at 6am both mornings...which is really 5am with Daylight Savings.
So the kids were a little cranky (fixed with mom's special chocolate chip pancakes and an afternoon post-race nap in the car). But what about mom. I might look like I've got superpowers, but alas I don't. I look for a boost wherever I can get it. That's where V8 comes in--V8 V-Fusion® + Energy is a healthier alternative to most energy drinks on the market today and are made with ingredients that people know and trust.
Mondays are always a little rough. But working with one fewer hour of rest. Brutal.
Here's my game plan to batter DST and make Monday a little brighter:
Japan Adventure Park Hyatt Hotel Niseko
Are you ready for an international ski adventure with your family? The hotel is located 2 hours northeast of the New Chitose airport in the northern island of Hokkaido. We arrived via flight from Tokyo to the Park Hyatt Hotel Niseko and had five days of mountain adventures. I ...read more
Boozy Salted Caramel Apple Cocktail
If there is a time of year that I consider "my season," it is surely fall! I love everything about autumn from the crisp air to the brilliant colors of the foliage. The mountain landscape by far is my favorite. Whether I'm in the Rockies or the Appalachians, the mountains are ...read more
Make a Fall Leaf Menu for the Holidays
I'd rather throw a party than crawl under the covers. Are you with me fellow hostesses? Let's talk about harvest season. It's a favorite time to entertain. To celebrate the season, try this fall leaf menu craft. It's perfect for Thanksgiving or just for fun. We have this amazing ...read more
Positive thoughts can work wonders.I try to put good energy out there in the universe by sharing inspiring quotes on social media--I believe but putting forth good energy it comes right back at you. Positive thoughts can work wonders.
Get in a workout. Endorphins are your friend. Plan and execute your workout Monday morning. It's the best way to supercharge your morning and feel productive all day long. I make a date with a girlfriend to play squash. We get in a great sweat and catch up on the kids at the same time.
Give yourself an afternoon boost. I try to eat meat-free on Monday to pay for any sins of the weekend. I'll whip up a large salad on Monday for lunch. But right around 2pm I start to feel drowzy. You might remember that a decade ago I kicked the soda habit. So that's not an option, and afternoon coffee doesn't appeal to me. For my energy boost I pick a yummy V8 V-Fusion® + Energy. It’s powered naturally by green tea (which I love), so I get energy AND a serving of vegetables and fruit. #winning.
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