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favorite low calorie summer recipes

lauren sims low calorie summer recipes

I don’t know about y’all, but I still can’t believe summer is already here! It probably doesn’t help that it snowed here in Boulder a few weeks ago, but it’s finally starting to warm up and I love it! Summer is such a fun time to get together with friends and family, whether it’s at a BBQ, pool party, or even a 4th of July celebration!...

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what to do in boulder

lauren sims what to do in boulder

Happy Friday! Recently I’ve gotten alot of questions from y’all about what to do in Boulder – favorite restaurants, hikes, etc. Boulder (and Colorado, in general) is such a fun and beautiful place to come visit in the summer, so today I thought I’d round up a few of our favorite spots in Boulder so far!...

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Boulder City Guide

lauren sims boulder city guide

As most of y’all know, Michael and I moved from Dallas to Boulder, Colorado about 2 months ago, and we are absolutely loving it! There is SO much to do and see – amazing restaurants, the cutest coffee shops, and of course…the mountains! So, this city is not only an outdoor playground and absolutely beautiful, but also has so much to offer with shopping and food....

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The power of us: meet my big sister

lauren sims the power of us

Everyone, I’d like to introduce you to my big sister Jill! If you follow me on social media, you probably recognize her because she just got married a little over a month ago! Jill is not only my sister, but my best friend, and who I go to for advice on nearly everything. One thing I know I can ALWAYS go to her for is anything related to health and fitness!Even though Jill and I don’t live in the same city anymore (insert sad emoji), we are always sharing new healthy recipes with each other or bouncing ideas off each other for new workouts!...

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Excellence Playa Mujeres review + swimsuit round-up!

lauren sims excellence playa mujeres review

If you follow me on instagram or snapchat (laurenkay2), you were definitely victim to my overload of posts from our trip to Excellence Playa Mujeres last week! This resort had been on my bucket list for a long time, so today I’m super excited to share my Excellence Playa Mujeres review with you guys! Excellence Playa Mujeres is an all-inclusive resort in Cancun, Mexico....

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egg frittata + healthy breakfast ideas

lauren sims healthy breakfast ideas

Last week I talked about the 10-day cleanse Michael and I were doing (see the post here – just finished on Sunday!), so today I want to share some healthy breakfast ideas you can have on the cleanse! These are also great breakfast options though whether you’re doing the cleanse/whole30 or not. The options below are typically what my breakfast looks like every morning....


best of dallas / food

lauren kay sims best restaurants in dallas

shop the look: With our move just around the corner (see my post about it here!) I decided to do a weekly series called ‘best of dallas‘ where I share what I think are the best restaurants in Dallas, favorite hair salon, places to get your nails done, etc. So, today is my “Best of Dallas // Food” post, where I’m sharing what I think are the best restaurants in Dallas (aka the ones I will miss the most when we move to CO!)


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Rome travel guide

lauren sims rome travel guide

Here we go – part 3 of my Italy travel guide! (see pt. 1 here and my Positano travel guide here). Today I’ll be sharing my Rome travel guide with you: everything from where we stayed, transportation, what to do, and favorite restaurants.

When we booked our trip to Italy, we knew we had to see Rome....

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sweet potato, broccoli, chicken bake

lauren sims sweet potato broccoli chicken bake

(‘Squad’ tee)

Last week I made this sweet potato, broccoli, chicken bake recipe and posted it on snapchat/instagram stories. I got alot of questions about specific seasonings or bake time, so I decided to just post the full recipe on here!

This is one of my go-to week night dinners because it’s healthy, and SO simple....


s’mores cookie bars

smores cookie bars

{image via Pinterest – because I forgot to take a picture of mine!}

Two weekends ago I was going out of town on a girl’s trip, so I made Michael s’mores cookie bars since he was going to be home alone all weekend! I snapchatted the baking process and several of you requested the recipe, so I thought I’d share it with y’all today!...

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