Anna is a native South Mississippian and is thrilled to be raising her three children, Pepper, Vesper and Charlie and puppy Chips, on the Mississippi Gulf Coast with her husband Bryan. She works during the day as a Physical Therapist Assistant and fills her evenings with hauling children to activities, squeezing in a workout and attempting to pull together a healthy meal for all. Encouraging women of all ages to prioritize their health and fitness is a driving passion for her.
Children playing at fall event

November Family Fun

2020?! What do you have to say for yourself? This very long, bizarre, painful, struggle of a year is almost over, which brings us to one of the most beautiful, peaceful, enjoyable months of...

Halloween Events Guide

Trick-or-Treat in 2020? If you dare... If you’re planning to venture out this Halloween for trick-or-treating, we have rounded up a list of the Gulf Coast's most unique versions of celebrations this year. COVID-19, what?! Don't...

July 4th Celebrations: Fireworks

What a strange year this has been, so many celebrations, festivities canceled or limited to a much smaller scale. Remember all the fun options we had last year for this patriotic weekend? Even though a...
Easter Bunn's Guide to Quarantine

The Easter Bunny’s Guide to Quarantine

In years past this post was a guide of activities around the Gulf Coast to entertain our children during the Easter season. Unfortunately, that is not happening this year. I can only speak for myself,...

The Holiday Season is Here: Local Festivities and Fun

The Holiday season is here, it really snuck up on us this year! There is still time to get into the spirit of the season, make some family memories and check out wonderful light...

July 4th Celebrations: Fireworks and Fun

Well hello there summer! There are a few tell tale signs of summer for a mom. Here in the South just open your front door, and the heat literally slaps you in the face....

Easter Family Fun on the Gulf Coast

Who is sick and tired of this fogageddon suffocating the Mississippi Gulf Coast lately? Let's get outside, enjoy nature and have some Easter themed family fun. From egg hunt to "egg my yard," Gulf...

Local Holiday Favorites: Festivities and Fun

It's the most magical time of the year. Holiday season is right around the corner! Many of you have already started decorating, shopping, and planning those family pictures and holiday cards to be sent...

No Excuses Workout 101

Probably the most common question I get asked when meeting new people or catching up with friends I haven't seen in a while is how I find the time and/or energy to workout so...
turning 40

Lordy Lordy, Look Who’s Turning 40

And just like that, it's happening, I am turning 40! How? Why? I just don't understand. What do they say, 40 is over the hill? But that can't be me. I'm not old. I...
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