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Mother’s Day Coconut Lavender Sugar Scrub

I had so much fun making these #MothersDay Gifts with my girls yesterday! Happy Mother’s Day to all my fellow moms and moms-to-be. Easy recipe below! Ingredients: Organic Coconut Oil Organic Granulated Sugar Lavender Essential Oil Instructions: Mix 1/2 cup

Posted in About Me

Happy Mother’s Week!

When they say motherhood changes you, it’s true. Your love and patience will be stretched farther than you think it could. Your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual strength will be tested daily. The long nights and tantrums may seem to

Posted in About Me, Family Fun, Fitness, In Christ, Jiu Jitsu, Martial Arts

Fun Training with Gabi Garcia at Alliance San Diego

Had a chance to take a class with BJJ World Champion Gabi Garcia! Learned a cool detail for one of my favorite positions. I also appreciated Gabi taking the time to talk about the importance of drilling. I’ve been trying

Posted in About Me, Fitness, Jiu Jitsu, Martial Arts

Lemonade LA is finally in San Diego!

I first tried Lemonade back in 2012 and since then I hoped they would open one in San Diego. Better yet, they opened 2! Only took 3 years but so worth the wait. They have an awesome selection of cold

Posted in About Me, Health, Restaurants, San Diego Restaurants

What To Learn From the Proverbs 31 Woman

Yesterday while digging for a #FlashbackFriday photo, I stumbled upon the one above from our family photo session a couple years ago with

Posted in About Me, In Christ, Marriage, Parenting
About StrongholdMom

Raquel Cusi is a wife, mother of 4, and owns The Stronghold CrossFit & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with her husband, Mike, and brother Ray. She loves to blog about Marriage, Parenting, Health, Fitness, Christian living and her love for Disney. She's also an aspiring crunchy mom who loves organic and natural products, breastfeeding and babywearing.