February Extra’s and Healthy Bites Recipe


Hello Wednesday! Where in the world did you come from? I’m still trying to get caught up on life and work from this weekend, so today kinda snuck up on me, in a good way I guess. Speaking of the weekend. It was busy, but I did have a few extra’s. A few extra moments to get outside. It's been 75F here all week. Crazy! A few extra Healthy Bite ingredients and GF … [Read more...]

Things I Love and Love Grown Giveaway


First off….THANK you FRIDAY! And thank You to Jolene for Guest posting Wednesday. It was so fun to read all the Barre love. Second.. I need a feel good post, full of.. well… LOVE! Here goes. Things I love (particularly this week too!) I love that my husband is back from Alaska and brought me souvenirs! I love that I actually feel womanly again. Wait, let me explain. … [Read more...]

How to Break the Fast


We all know what breakfast is, am I right? It literally means to “break the fast.” So clever, eh? But really. Breaking a fast from a night’s rest. Feeding our body and fueling it for the day. In the Cotter house, we like to break the fast a little different each day. I know I know, some people have their go to breakfasts’ each and every morning, and that’s totally fine, but … [Read more...]

What I’m (fairly) Certain of Wednesday


Can I do that? Can I do a spin off WIAW? I think so. I know Jen won’t mind. She’s cool like that. Plus I need to release (share) some thoughts and it just so happens that I have a few recent food pics to go along with it. I am fairly certain, yes I say fairly because there is a 1% chance I might be wrong on a few of these things, but 99% of the time I a right and it … [Read more...]

Not your Average Pancake Breakfast


We're so out of our element this weekend. House sitting with 3 dogs and one kitten. Sleep? What's that? I am not sure i could handle motherhood right now. Kittens are whole new ball game, ha! Anyway, ever since Thanksgiving I've been on a pancake kick, actually I’ve been on a breakfast all day kick. But here's the thing, I'm not actually a good pancake maker. My FLIPS are … [Read more...]

Free Friday and Giveaway


I’m convinced the best things in life are free. I think you would agree. Free day, free fun, free samples (Whole Foods Market on Saturday afternoon), free time, free wine (haha), free hugs, free good conversation, free advice and inspiration. I could go on forever. Yesterday was a free day. First I taught cycle/core, not free for me but free for members. Core … [Read more...]

Things to Come & New Finds


Well friends, this is going to be short and sweet. Yup. Good ‘ol Mal (Malware that is). He must like Cotter Crunches cause apparently he has been stealing bites all week. Okay, sarcasm aside… my site has malware and my friends at sitelock are fixing it. Not sure I’ll be able to get into wordpress for a few days while they fix it. But you know what? I’m kinda okay with it. I … [Read more...]

Tuesday Truism


How’s that for a title? Truism according to good old Webster: Definition of TRUISM : an undoubted or self-evident truth; especially : one too obvious for mention You know what TRUISM slapped me right across the face this morning? It was this quote from a devotional I was reading. Well, it’s not really a truism per se but I am going to make it one, k? A Cotter Truism. … [Read more...]

No kitchen? No problem


Well, welcome Wednesday. I am so glad you are here. Just means the week is half way over. Which I need it to be. You see, we’re leaving tomorrow. Yes, leaving for a work trip. This kind of sprung on up on us last minute. Oh say…. 2 days ago! WHOA! I thought I was gonna get to go to Fitbloggin. But God obviously had other plans. In fact, I actually won a ticket to … [Read more...]

Thursday Things- Grain Free Recipe


I’m “KISS-ING” it today. Meaning Keep It Simple Stupid Silly. Why? Because I can. LOL. No really. I can. Blogging doesn’t have to be a chore. It can be a way to share by doing just this. Keeping it simple SILLY. I constantly have to remind myself of this too! Write for purpose and a for pleasure Write for YOU and a little for others Write a LITTLE and don’t worry a … [Read more...]