Oktoberfest

Join Tara Arnold, Mr. Oregon 2013, at Oaks Park Saturday September 21st as she kicks off the kids Oktoberfest Kids run. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Movin’ It with Mrs. Oregon for future events. See you … Continue reading

5, 2, 1, 0 Pledge

          It’s so easy!!! Just add more in your diet. Try something new (make it a try it Tuesday), cook them a different way (bake, steam, eat them raw), share with a friend.    Unplug from … Continue reading

GoodnessKnows, Healthy Grocery Girl, and Portland Bicycle Tours

Goodnessknows bars…my new snack obsession!! These little squares are new to Portland, Denver and Seattle. This month I helped welcome them to the bike capital of our state… Portland.  I took part in a very fun bike excursion with Portland Bicycle … Continue reading

Beyonce Move Your Body

Friends, I am so excited to tell you all about a very special project am working on with my Movin’ It with Mrs. Oregon team. MIMO has partnered with WAT-AAH (an amazing kids water company that fights childhood obesity) to host Oregon’s first … Continue reading

Save The Date

Movin’ It with Mrs. Oregon will host it’s next event in Beaverton May 18th at Stoller Middle School from 11-2pm!! Check out this video from out last event at University of Portland. For more Movin’ It updates visit www.movingoregon.org!!! In health, … Continue reading

Hispanics and Heart Disease, Stroke

While I was reading through American Heart Association’s website last night I came across a heart wrenching article called Hispanics and Heart Disease, Stroke.  I was so saddened to learn these statistics. “Hispanics and Latinos face even higher risks of cardiovascular diseases because of high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes.” … Continue reading

Movin’ It with Mrs. Oregon Kick Off Event

Dear Friends, I’m beyond excited to share with you what my team of amazing friends and I have been working on since the pageant……  As Mrs. Oregon America 2013, I have started a non-profit called “Movin’ it with Mrs. Oregon.” I believe … Continue reading

Shorter Life Spans

Today I feel that I need to share the more serious side of what our nation as a whole is facing as our obesity rates rise. I do this not to scare, intimidate, or belittle. I share this with you in … Continue reading

Pediatric Obesity… Buzz Words?

Pediatric Obesity….What do you think of when you hear those words? Are there negative connotations or stigmas attached? Have these words become buzz words in our society? When I hear the words “Pediatric Obesity” I think of a huge problem that … Continue reading

Just Don’t Get Hit By A Car

Don’t get hit…. On Halloween kids are twice as likely to get hit by a car than any other night of the year! Kids are very excited (hopped up on sugar) and may be unpredictable. Remember these tips brought to … Continue reading