10 Habits of a Fit Foodie | Secrets Revealed

 How do you eat all that food and still stay in shape? I hear it often from those I chat with about what I do. It is a little mystifying I'm sure from the outside. I post images of delectable dishes glistening in the light with what is sure to be some very indulgent ingredients. Not only that but from…


Amy Models Swim and Resort Wear Favs| Trend Report – Lisa Kaminski Summer 2014 | Photos

The Aqua Python Bikini is very On Trend! Earlier this year I revealed one of my favorite designers, Lisa Kaminski's, spring trends for 2014. Now I'm back after a scintillating photo shoot (special thanks to my 3 day juice cleanse) giving you the details of my new summer favs. These sophisticated pieces make a statement on the coast, or at…


How to Make Kale Chips – Tuesday Tips

When I first heard of and witnessed the phenomenon that is Kale chips, I was a little turned off. Krispy leafy greens weren't at the top of my taste buds bucket list, but I have to say it was quite the taste sensation! Not only that, it's a nutrient rich alternative to potato chips. More importantly they fit into my…


Virginia Creeper Trail Photo tour – Friday Recap

It's been an exciting and full week for our family. We tend to travel more during the fall since it's our favorite season. This week we headed up to Tennessee to join my husbands family for an annual bike ride down the 34 mile Virginia Creeper Trail. I'll be writing a more thorough review for the Jacksonville Mom's Blog in…


New Kicks from Jacksonville Running Company – Monday Funday Giveaway

This week's giveaway is going to get you really excited! Jacksonville Running Company is giving away new running shoes valued at up to $120 for one of our fabulous readers. Included with the shoes is the fitting experience as described in my review on JRC. So tell your Mom, tell your Dad, tell your Girlfriend, that now is your chance…


Image Skincare joins LLWN – Monday Funday

The Official Skincare of Amy West and Like Love Want Need! Today I'm pleased to reveal Image Skincare as the Official Skincare of Like Love Want Need. After using Image Skincare over the past five years, I whole heartedly believe in their superior products and amazing results. Simply put, they work! I'm looking forward to a future of glowing skin, aided by…


Look Bad A** at the Gym – Fashionable Fridays

Does your work out wardrobe need a little tune up? Jealous of all the gym "Elite" dominating the floor in their fashionable work out gear? Me too! Which is why I jumped on the opportunity to experience Ellie fitness wear for myself. Purchase Fashion Forward Fitness wear at Ellie.com I'm sure you would agree that putting on last years corporate…


3 Healthy Vacay Tips- Tuesday Tips

Looking for ways to make your next vacation a little more guilt free? Try these simple tips and give yourself a pat on the back. 1. Choose your adventure  Part of having a healthy trip is choosing one that creates an environment for healthy choices. In 2008 my husband and I decided to conquer a goal we had set our…