Friday Five: 5 Tips for Beating the Winter Blues

January 20, 2017 at 7:18 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 theme for this week is “winter activities.” I pretty much do the same activities in winter as every season – run, work, blog, fitness classes, etc. I received a helpful email recently from my health plan (of all places!) It was called “5 Tips for…

Healthier in ’17: Fawen Drinkable Soup #Giveaway

January 17, 2017 at 6:04 am

Happy New Year! I have a confession to make. I’ve been holding out on you. This fall, I had the opportunity to test out a bunch of great healthy products. I decided to hold out and to do a “Healthier in ’17” series of posts and giveaways to power a healthier 2017 for my readers. Drinkable soup is the new smoothie. At Expo East, I…

Healthier in ’17: FlapJacked Mighty Muffins #Giveaway

January 16, 2017 at 7:03 am

Happy New Year! I have a confession to make. I’ve been holding out on you. This fall, I had the opportunity to test out a bunch of great healthy products. I decided to hold out and to do a “Healthier in ’17” series of posts and giveaways to power a healthier 2017 for my readers. At Expo East I chatted with the folks from FlapJacked…

Currently: Winter 2017

January 15, 2017 at 8:29 am

Currently… A post on “things of the moment” for me (#15). [Inspired by Marcia and other bloggers.] State of things: Winter in Chicago can be tough. It’s cold and dreary and the sun rises late and sets early. I did the exercise of thinking of 5 Things I’m Looking Forward To (So Far) in ’17 and also to put my 2017 Vacation Bucket List together.…

Friday Five: 2017 Vacation Bucket List

January 13, 2017 at 7:16 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 theme for this week is “dream vacations or winter destinations.” The Husband and I need to plan a vacation for this year, so I’m going to do some brainstorming here. Any additional suggestions or comments are welcome! 1. Argentina and Chile – The Husband and…

Healthier in ’17: Stay in the Game with Salonpas #Giveaway

January 10, 2017 at 5:50 am

Happy New Year! I have a confession to make. I’ve been holding out on you. This fall, I had the opportunity to test out a bunch of great healthy products. I decided to hold out and to do a “Healthier in ’17” series of posts and giveaways to power a healthier 2017 for my readers. Many people resolve to “get fit” and then hit the…

Healthier Snacks in ’17: TeaSquares #Giveaway

January 9, 2017 at 5:27 am

Happy New Year! I have a confession to make. I’ve been holding out on you. This fall, I had the opportunity to test out a bunch of great healthy products. I decided to hold out and to do a “Healthier in ’17” series of posts and giveaways to power a healthier 2017 for my readers. I love healthy snacks and local entrepreneurs. When Jordan from…