Check Out Frugaa + You Could Win $50 Paypal Cash to Try It!

July 30, 2014 at 6:16 am
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It will come as no surprise to you if you know me, or if you have ever read this blog, that I love a good deal.  I was approached by Frugaa to see if I wanted to check out their site and offer readers the opportunity to win $50 in PayPal cash to go shopping. Yes, please! Frugaa is a website that allows you to search for online coupon codes for thousands of stores. They currently…

Tried It Tuesday: Defying Gravity + Meeting a Champion

July 29, 2014 at 7:33 am
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Yesterday was a banner day for my running! I know it was a Monday and nothing exciting happens on Mondays, but I had two really cool running related opportunities. I got to test an AlterG Anti Gravity Treadmill at lunch time and to do a small Q & A with 2014 Boston Marathon champion, Rita Jeptoo, at Nike Running in Bucktown! I heard about people using the AlterG treadmill in physical therapy and for pro athletes,…

Need A Wholesome Snack to Tide You Over? Meet Enerchi Bites!

July 28, 2014 at 6:44 am
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Through my new friends at Undiscovered Kitchen, I was contacted by two sisters in Boston who were tired of looking for the ideal healthy snack. They decided to make their own and they are called Enerchi Bites. Annie and Marla say that their days were “filled with long hours, short breaks, and time on the road and at the desk, leaving them little time to snack healthfully.” The sisters went in their kitchen and created a healthy, tasty snack that…

Get to Your Farmers Market + Try This Recipe! (#Giveaway)

July 27, 2014 at 8:17 am
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You know I LOVE a good farmers market. I especially love Chicago’s Green City Market at this time of year. There are SO many options from veggies and delicious summer fruits and much, much more. I took some pictures of my visit yesterday. The colors were so vivid and everything looked fresh and inviting. I bought more than I could carry, as usual. I also noticed The Green City Market Cookbook for the first time. It…