Fitness

6 Favorite Mermaid Approved Smoothies

6 Favorite Mermaid Approved Smoothies

When it’s summertime and temperatures are rising, hot breakfasts are the last thing on my mind. That’s why a morning smoothie is a great on-the-go breakfast. These plant and fruit based smoothies are an ideal way to get all of your nutrients before you’ve even […]






No Gym, No Problem

No Gym, No Problem

These are the days where we can workout literally anywhere. And if you’re like me, it’s hard to always find time for an actual gym session – so I improvise and squeeze in my own workout wherever I can; backyard, beach, house, park, etc. Lets […]






The Truth About Hot Yoga

The Truth About Hot Yoga

I like to consider myself a workout aficionado….I love working on my fitness (Fergie knew what she was talking about 😉)!  Like most people, I get easily bored with the same routines and like to change it up every once in a while. But there […]






New Year, New You…in PilyQ

New Year, New You…in PilyQ

The headline you see quite frequently during the first couple months of a new year….strategies on how to become healthier by setting goals and keeping them.  Some think resolutions are a terrible way of setting yourself up for disaster – creating unattainable goals that are extremely difficult to […]






Follow my blog with Bloglovin

Follow my blog with Bloglovin

Follow my blog with Bloglovin & don’t miss a thing!  Find out about secret sales, discount codes, pop-up shops and more!     Life is better in a bikini! ~ Nicole Gargasz






New Year, New You…it’s Trending

New Year, New You…it’s Trending

A new year comes with resolutions and wishes on how to achieve and maintain that list of goals for the year ahead.  And sometimes, we put too much pressure to try to reach the unattainable.  While I always believe it’s a fantastic idea to create […]






Bikini Slayer Website Update and Awesome New Features

Bikini Slayer Website Update and Awesome New Features

Buttons and drop downs and rewards, oh my!  And we didn’t stop there. New brands, easier navigating, straightforward sale tabs and much more!  We’ve put in some time working on our new and improved website and we are certainly excited to finally have it up […]






H2O’yeah!  Drink up, Buttercup!

H2O’yeah! Drink up, Buttercup!

We all know that water is extremely important for your body!  Keeping hydrated during the day is essential – especially after you workout.  Not to mention, many people confuse the sensation of hunger with that of thirst.  So it is important to remember to eat […]






Bikini Slayer: [bih-kee-nee  sley-er] The True Definition

Bikini Slayer: [bih-kee-nee  sley-er] The True Definition

  [bih-kee-nee  sley-er]  – an anthem for anyone who believes life is better in a bikini I have received tons of emails and comments asking how Bikini Slayer was born and the history behind it.  I figured I would take some time, summarize my thoughts […]






Let’s Talk ‘Slayer of the Month’, Shall We

Let’s Talk ‘Slayer of the Month’, Shall We

     Gosh, it is crazy how fast time passes by!  Take my blog for example, I was on a routine schedule of posting almost daily, when life’s activities and day-to-day actions put that on hold.  And for no other reason than just being extremely […]