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Girls Weekend Plus a Zumba Video

  • July 29, 2013
  • By Brittany
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Girls Weekend Plus a Zumba Video

Hey there!  Thanks for everyone’s engagement last week for my blogiversary.  I love reading all of your comments!  Don’t forget there is still time to enter my three giveaways: $25 Gift Card to Williams Sonoma, Jaybird Wireless Headphones and $50 to Athleta!

So, how was your weekend?  Hope it was amazing!  Unfortunately the Hubs was working in Mexico this weekend so I was on my own.  I did what any girl would do, I planned a girls weekend. . . with my mom!  It was honestly one of the most relaxing weekends I’ve had in awhile.

The weather was so perfect on Saturday so we hit the beach for a healthy lunch, some swimming and of course lounging in beach chairs!

Girls Weekend M&B Beach

Girls Weekend Beach Collage

One of my favorite things about visiting my parents is the proximity to really fresh seafood.  For dinner, we grilled up some chile-rubbed lemon sole and halibut with pineapple, mango and strawberry salsa, plus spicy sweet potatoes.  Everything was unbelievably delicious and even more so because we got to dine al fresco!

Girls Weekend Grilled Fish and Salsa

Girls Weekend Grilled Fish

Of course no summer dinner is complete without a delicious cocktail.  This week we tried out Skinnygirl Sweet n’ Tart Grapefruit Margarita.  It was the perfect pairing for our deliciously spicy fish meal.

Girls Weekend Skinnygirl

Skinnygirl Sweet n' Tart Margarita

After dinner we drove back down to the beach to catch this gorgeous sunset!

Sunset Collage

Sunday we went for a bike ride around the neighborhood.  I love getting secret exercises (aka exercise disguised as fun!).

Bike ride

Oh and I can’t forget the most important thing!  I celebrated National Dance Day by filming this Zumba video for you all!  Enjoy!

Here’s the playlist if you are interested! (No copyright infringement intended.  This video constitutes fair use).

  • We Found Love (warm up)- Rihanna feat Calvin Harris 
  • Metro Mano (merengue)- Amarfis
  • Love Shack (pop rock)- Zumba Fitness
  • Take On Me (batucada/samba)- Zumba Fitness
  • Baila Pa Emociona (calypso)- Various
  • Vamos Pa’ La Pista (salsa)- Zumba Fitness
  • Getting Nasty (techno dance)- KCB ft. Lady Lauryn
  • Hey Baby (hip house)- Pitbull feat. T-Pain
  • Stereo Love (house)- Zumba Fitness
  • DJ Dale Play (electro-latin)-Mara
  • Violint (oriental-latin fusion)-Zumba Fitness
  • Diamonds- Rihanna

Readers, what did you do this weekend?  Do you like Zumba?  Have you tried any of the Skinnygirl cocktails before?  Which is your fav?

By Brittany, July 29, 2013
0 Comments
  • Kim @ Fabulous Fit Foodie
    July 29, 2013

    You and your mom are so cute! That dinner looks delicious. Halibut is my hubby’s favorite fish..I may have to give that a try! How were the margs? I haven’t seen that flavor of Skinnygirl before!

    • FitBritt
      July 29, 2013

      Aw thanks! The margs were really good! My favorite are the Skinnygirl Peach Margaritas but these are a close second. They just came out this season so they are relatively new.

  • Kimberly {Manifest Yourself}
    July 29, 2013

    There is nothing like a girls weekend! I am hoping to plan one of those with my mom soon.

    Love the Zumba video!

  • Natalie@fit.fun.femme.
    July 29, 2013

    I went on a bachelorette party and it was amazing. Somehow I came back yesterday and ran my 13 mile training run…I’m dragging a lot today, but it was totally worth it. Looks like you had a great weekend! I’m still awaiting your career news πŸ™‚ I’ve made some changes myself in the past week!

    • FitBritt
      July 29, 2013

      Oh no way! I can’t wait to hear about your career moves! πŸ™‚ I hope everything works out for the best for you. I can’t believe you went on a 13 mile run after a bachelorette party. I would eat pizza and watch movies!

  • Allie
    July 29, 2013

    Looks fabulous! I have tried some of the Skinnygirl stuff and I have to say it’s ALL good. I like the Mojito but the margarita is right up there. I had company all weekend and a wedding shower so I got in zero exercise. I plan on more then making up for it this week. I also love that you celebrated National Dance Day!! Love SYTYCD!!

    • FitBritt
      July 29, 2013

      I celebrated in my own little way! What do you think of this season of SYTYCD? I love it as always but I’m not as wowed by the dancers as in previous seasons (my mom agrees). Maybe as more are eliminated I’ll start to pick out some favs. The Skinnygirl mojito is also very good! I added fresh mint and it was divine.

  • Anna
    July 29, 2013

    Awe – what a great weekend! You and your mom are too cute.

    I’ve never tried skinny girl products, but will have to give it a go. I ended up going to the beach on Saturday too, and it was PERFECT weather πŸ™‚

    • FitBritt
      July 29, 2013

      Nice! What beach did you go to? It was such a great day wasn’t it!? I highly recommend the Skinnygirl line (and I’m not paid to say this, I just like them!).

  • Yum Yucky
    July 29, 2013

    You mother is beautiful! And you both have wonderful smiles. You are ROCKIN’ it in that Zumba vid, girlfriend. Love it!

  • Sarah @ Making Thyme for Health
    July 29, 2013

    What a beautiful weekend you had! Your dinner looked amazing, seriously. And you and your mom are both so pretty.
    I haven’t tried any of the SkinnyGirl cocktails yet but I really want to, they sound tasty!

    • FitBritt
      July 29, 2013

      Thank you for your kind words Sarah! The Skinnygirl cocktails are quite delish. I love that they are not super sweet and are lower in calories and sugar than regular cocktails.

  • Nicole
    July 29, 2013

    Aww fun, I love spending time with my mom! You two ladies look so much alike!

  • Sarah @ A Refining Adventure
    July 29, 2013

    I love spicy sweet potatoes! You and your mama look so much alike! Isn’t girl time the best? I’ve been adoring your barre workout videos, so I’m excited to try the Zumba one! Thanks!

    • FitBritt
      July 29, 2013

      Thanks Sarah! I hope you enjoy the Zumba one. I’m hoping to film a barre one again soon! πŸ™‚

  • Holly
    July 30, 2013

    It was the best weekend . . . ever . . . always is for the girls at the beach! Thank you for the great food that you prepared. We have every reason to smile !

    (Mexican Monkey πŸ™‚ )

    Love, Mom

  • Holly
    July 30, 2013

    P.S. One of the highlights of my weekend is that I get to produce flicks.

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