Not YOUR Grandma’s Apples – Big Slice Apples Review + #Giveaway

September 1, 2014 at 8:22 am
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I saw Big Slice Apples on Fat Guy Skinny Wallet’s Instagram feed. I looked them up and wrote to them because I did not see them at my local Target stores. They were awesome and responded by saying, “We LOVE the chance to get Big Slice out into the world, seeing as our Big Slice pouches have launched in to most all Super Target & Target locations.” So what are Big Slice Apples? They are pouches of ready…

Unexpected Inspiration + A Lot of Fun, Too!

August 31, 2014 at 5:31 am
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I would normally scoff at driving more than 7 miles each way to run a 2 – 3 mile fun run/shakeout run. That said, I am a big fan of Lauren Fleshman as a runner, a business person and a writer. I love her Runner’s World column, her quirky Picky Bar marketing and her personality as it shows through in interviews, etc. When Fleet Feet Chicago announced that she would be the pacer at the Magnificent…

Friday Finds: Shopping? Sweeten the Deal or Get Hand + More!

August 29, 2014 at 6:01 am
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There are two new browser extensions to help you to save money while shopping automatically. Meet Honey and InvisibleHand. Want to save money with online coupon codes without having to search? Sound too good to be true? It’s not if you use Google Chrome or Firefox. Check out Honey. This new, free browser extension searches many websites for coupon codes and then tells you how much you could save (and takes you to another site where…

An Awesome Set of Lessons Learned…

August 28, 2014 at 5:59 am
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I started reading the uber smart blog Brain Pickings a few years ago. This blog was started seven years ago by Maria Popova as a quick email to some friends. Brain Pickings is a “human-powered discovery engine for interestingness, a subjective lens on what matters in the world and why, bringing you things you didn’t know you were interested in — until you are. Founded in 2006 as a weekly email that went out to seven friends…