Friday Five: 5 Things That Made Me Smile This Week

March 24, 2017 at 6:46 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. This is a “free week” so anything goes! I had a great week, so I’ll tell you five things that made me smile this week. 5 Things That Made Me Smile This Week 1. Meeting my goal and having so much fun at the NYC…

Try it Tuesday: Floafers “Foam Meets Fashion” #Kickstarter

March 21, 2017 at 10:21 am

I got an email to check out a Kickstarter for Floafers – “this summer’s hottest shoe.” I was intrigued so I checked them out! Floafer’s founder, Hayes Brumbeloe, came up with the concept in 2014 while packing for a trip to the Bahamas. He wanted a pair of “stylish loafers you could wear on the beach and in the water.” he searched the web and didn’t…

Try it Tuesday? Bright Line Eating #Giveaway

March 20, 2017 at 5:43 pm

I believe in science. When I was offered the opportunity to check out Dr. Susan Peirce Thompson’s new book Bright Line Eating: The Science of Living Happy, Thin and Free, I was intrigued. Peirce Thompson is a PhD in Brain and Cognitive Sciences and an expert in the psychology of eating. She is President of the Institute for Sustainable Weight Loss and CEO of Bright…

Healthy, Delicious Snacks from Pure Growth Organic #Giveaway

March 20, 2017 at 6:07 am

Imagine that you could buy organic snacks for your family for the same price as conventional. Would you? Of course you would.  A new mom noticed that there were a dearth of organic snack foods for the 2 – 12 set. She decided to do something about it. Pure Growth Organic believes that organic snacking should be “more delicious, more engaging for children, and more…

Good Times, Great Race & Some Exciting News

March 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm

I went to NYC this weekend to run my 6th NYC 1/2 in as many years. As I mentioned on Friday, it was my first real race of the year. I wasn’t sure what to expect time wise, but I knew that I would enjoy the run. It’s one of my favorite courses and I always see tons of friends. Plus, I’m supporting an amazing…

Friday Five: Run a Strong First Race of the Year

March 17, 2017 at 6:53 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. The topic this week is “Spring Fitness.” Since it snowed in Chicago and NYC this week, I am going to go off topic! Despite running road races for over 20 years, I still get nervous for my first race(s) of the year. So here are…

So Much More to See At Expo West – Day 2

March 14, 2017 at 6:11 am

After a jam packed Friday at Expo West, I barely scratched the surface of the show. I spent Friday night (with my feet elevated) making a detailed plan of attack. I wanted to check out all of the “Hot Products” exhibits at the Marriott and Hilton because they closed on Saturday. Elizabeth invited me to a 5K fun run with Nuun and Health Warrior. She told…