Last Chance For Coaching 2014

by healthyhitsthespot on October 24, 2014 · 0 comments

Good morning all! Happy Friday!

I am here today to share your last chance for coaching in 2014. My other post today is sitting in your email inbox (as long as you’re on my V.V.I.P. list)

That is… very, very important person.

Last chance for coaching

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These are my very last coaching spaces available for 2014. Once these are full, ‘imma be’ all booked up.

Sorry, sorry… I won’t talk like that again.

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Pizza Pans Are for Pizza*, Not Cookies

by healthyhitsthespot on October 23, 2014 · 10 comments

Good morning beautiful!

I hope your day is off to a great start :)

eggs wrapped in corn tortillas

Yesterdays breakfast was eggs, corn tortillas, and salsa

apples with peanut butter and turmeric tea

My mid-morning snack was a small organic apple and a spoonful of peanut butter with Turmeric Tea.

Turmeric Tea: 1/2 tsp. of turmeric, 8oz boiled water, a few shakes of cinnamon, a splash of almond, soy, or rice milk, and a tsp. of honey. Yum!

shrimp stir fry and fried rice (homemade) for lunch

Lunch was leftover fried rice and shrimp-stir fry with sriracha sauce.

sliced kiwi

I had a few different snacks through the afternoon. Little/bad sleep the night before = body craving food for energy all day.

I had one kiwi (only felt like one of these). A handful of curried pumpkin seeds (SuperSeedz). Small bowl of Toasted Oatmeal Flakes.

Curry SuperSeedz toasted oatmeal flakes cereal from trader joes with rice milk

The cereal was really just a craving for something crunchy and sweet while I waited for dinner to cook. Dinner was around 7:30.

brown rice chicken and broccoli

Dinner was garlicky chicken, brown rice with turmeric & chicken broth, and steamed broccoli with olive oil. So yum! This is truly one of my most favorite combos. I also love adding avo on top, but our avo wasn’t ripe yet.

chocolate chip cookies trader joes

To end the day with a petite treat – chocolate chip cookies. I ate most of this, and enjoyed it so much. 

Girls… you have no idea what a fiasco making these cookies was… Ha! I bought a new round, great tray from Bed Bath and Beyond. Actually, it’s this one here. Let me just say… this is good for PIZZA. I was thinking “oh good, holes in the bottom will make really fluffy cookies.” WRONG. Holes in the bottom will actually make a super smokey oven and cookie drippings everywhere. 

DUH! I guess that’s why they call cookie sheets: cookie sheets! *smack on forehead.* Side note: I’m not a baker. Haha!

I ended up patiently making the cookies five at a time in our little toaster oven on a regular, no-hole pan, and spent forever cleaning up cookie droppings. You better believe I was going to sit down and enjoy these two cookies after all that. HA! All that aside, they were super delicious.

I hope you all have a wonderful day. I will see you back here tomorrow, and also in your e-mail inbox for a short V.V.I.P. (very, very important persons) only post.

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Officially Paige Schmidt

by healthyhitsthespot on October 22, 2014 · 0 comments

Good morning all!

I hope you slept well last night. For some reason, it was a toss & turn night for me. I felt like I took little naps all night long.

Luckily, I got to wake up early and go for a refreshing walk with my friend Aubrey this morning.

breakfast

Yesterdays breakfast was two eggs, one bacon, and one piece of brown rice bread. The bacon was a little too fatty for my liking, so I gave it to the Hubs. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all about eating fat, but I like my bacon crispy :)

Paige Schmidt, HC

Yesterday I officially became Paige Schmidt. Did you already see that on my Instagram? The DMV thankfully only took 20 minutes!

lunch

For lunch I had a homemade cobb-style salad. Yum, so so good! Romaine lettuce, tomato, bell pepper, cucumber, two hard boiled eggs (was satisfied with one), gorgonzola, one sliced crispy bacon strip, hummus, and cilantro dressing.

laundry

Throughout the work day I did laundry. We’ve been gone most Sundays recently, so the laundry carried over into the week.

Paige's Favorite Green Smoothie

Between lunch and dinner I made a “Paige’s Favorite Green Smoothie” with raw cacao added.

shrimp stir fry and homemade fried rice

Dinner was leftover shrimp stir-fry and homemade fried rice. So yummy!

apple for dessert

After dinner I curled up on the couch with Marco, enjoyed this apple, and watched about a boy.

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Enjoy your day, and I’ll see you back here tomorrow!

Love, your Coach Paige

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Laguna Beach, Manhattan Beach, San Luis Obispo

by healthyhitsthespot on October 21, 2014 · 8 comments

Good morning ladies!

This weekend has been so full. It’s been good. 

I’ve just learned in the book that I am reading, Soul Keeping, that there is a difference between busy and hurried.  According to my book, busy is: a full schedule; many activities; an outward condition; physically demanding; reminds me I need God. On the other hand, hurried is: preoccupied; unable to be fully present; an inner condition of the soul; spiritually draining; causes me to be unavailable to God.

Wow, I just loved this! I am absolutely in a busy season, but this busy season has brought me joy, a sense of great fulfillment, and has absolutely reminded me that I need God. In fact, that is how I start each busy day: with God, asking him to help me arrange my time..

All that said, allow me to share with you my full weekend (F-M).

Friday

Eat Healthy Eating Out

Friday morning I had my regular coffee date with friends at 6:15. I came home afterwards, worked a little while, and then headed out for Laguna Beach. I met my friend Simi for the first time Friday. We met through our blogs, and have developed such a sweet friendship.

For lunch, we went to La Sirena Grill in Laguna Beach with a group of her friends. We both ordered the Wild Salmon Salad. It was delicious. After lunch we grabbed coffee and walked/talked on the beach. It was such a nice time!

Homemade Dinner with Friends

After my time with Sim in Laguna, I made the drive to Manhattan Beach to have dinner at my friend Maria’s. She made me her amazing Polenta Pizza and we talked well into the evening. Maria and I could sit and talk for hours, it is always so sweet and fulfilling getting to see her!

Saturday

I didn’t actually take photos Saturday, but it was a great day! I woke up, went to book Group (where we are reading Soul Keeping) and then came home to hang with my Hubby. We ate lunch at home together, went shopping for a bit (I got these new Skimmers!), and then landed at our friends house for a BBQ. There, I tried my first Angry Orchard Hard Cider (yum!) and had some great girl time. We went downtown Ventura afterward, grabbed a drink, and called it a night around 11.

Sunday

Church San Luis Obispo

Sunday we woke up bright and early (7:30) and hit the road for San Luis Obispo. We arrived there at 11:00, just in time to attend Church at Mountain Brook. We loved this service! Eek, so happy about this :) This photo is from their photo library.

(Listen to this service here: TRUTH #3: PERSEVERE THROUGH THE TESTS)

Urbane Cafe Salad

For lunch, we went to Urbane Cafe where I ordered the Urbane Cafe Salad with Balsamic.

Apple Farm Rooms

After lunch, we checked into our room at the Apple Farm. SO cute!

Shower at the Apple Farm

We relaxed and watched football for a bit, and the hubby fell asleep. I went exploring our room (we hadn’t stayed in this one yet) and just HAD to get a photo of this crazy shower for the blog. Haha!

Paige Schmidt, HC

I literally sat on the shower floor to take this photo. Proof ;)

Fig Burger at Eureka

When the Hubby woke up we walked around Downtown and landed at Eureka! for dinner. I ordered a fig Burger. Oh me, oh my! Fig with goat cheese & meat. Heaven. This baby was piled high with arugula, too. So good!

Monday

Blueberry Scone

Monday we woke up around 9:00 and cozied around in bed until 10:00. I finished the last of my Bible Study and M watched a morning TV show. He loves to watch TV on vacation because we don’t have TV at home :)

After I dropped M off (appointment) I went to Starbucks to work for a few hours. I got exactly what my body wanted. A blueberry scone with black coffee. I ate this first before starting work with no distractions (just like I eat my other meals).

Work from Anywhere

After my scone I got to work. Still had lot’s o’ coffee left :)

Numbers Daily Schedule

I just have to show you this… Ah! Remember my Calendar I showed you a few days ago? A Client made one for herself while she planned a special “stay cation”! She shared this with me. So pretty!

By the way, so many of you asked. I used Numbers for Apple. Basically, it’s the Apple version of Excel. They have a pre-made template for “Daily Schedule.” 

Burrito Bowl

When Marco was done with his appointment, we grabbed lunch at Chipotle before driving home. I got a burrito bowl with brown rice, black beans, veggies, lettuce, pico de gallo, and guacamole. I also shared a few chips & guac with my Husband.

Bible Study Group

Upon arriving back in Ventura (3 hours after lunch) M dropped me off at my Bible Study.

Bible Study Snacks

Snacks of the night were chips/crackers & dip. I had a few of each.

Dinner at Home

We didn’t eat dinner until 8:00, but it was perfect timing since our entire eating schedule was a little late yesterday :)

I made us shrimp stir-fry with homemade fried rice and sautéed cabbage. So yummy!

Apple

To end the night, a sweet crispy apple while cuddled up on the couch watching “About A Boy” with my Hubby. This is on Netflix, and is incredibly cute!

Stay with me through the week as I update you on more new happenings!

Love, your Coach Paige

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Wedding Tidbit’s: Being a Bridesmaid

by healthyhitsthespot on October 20, 2014 · 0 comments

Good morning all!

Today I am sharing the last requested post of my “Wedding Tidbit’s” series. Being a Bridesmaid!

Previous posts for Brides are:

  1. Preppin’ for the Big Day
  2. Budgetting for Your Wedding
  3. Tips for Your Marriage

Enjoy this last tidbit on being a Bridesmaid :)

Tip’s for Bridesmaids

Offer to help the Bride

Help make the planning fun for her

Call and check-in if you live far away

Make sure things are getting planned: Bridal Shower, Bachelorette Party

Have everyones email and stay in touch

On her big day, be so silly, and help her to feel comfortable 

Consider it such an honor that she asked you to be in her Wedding (it really is a big deal)

Be flexible 

Understand that planning is much more stressful for the Bride than it is for you

Remember that one day your girls will be there for you

Have so much fun! It goes by so fast!

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Tips for the Bride

Be nice to your Bridesmaid’s — they want to help you

Keep them informed and updated with current events

Let them know what you want help with (communicate expectations)

Understand that it’s expensive for them

Make them a special gift (hopefully that they can use again)

Let them know how much you care for them

Have fun with them!

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I adored each one of my Bridesmaids. I wanted them to have fun and enjoy my big day with me, so I didn’t overwhelm them with tasks. At the same time, when I needed help I wasn’t afraid to ask for help.

Enjoy your day! I’ll be here tomorrow with another post of our mini-vacations to SLO :)

Love, your Coach Paige

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