Friday Finds: Get Set for Black Friday, Get Your Meme On + More!

November 21, 2014 at 5:53 am
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Most years, we miss Black Friday because we go on vacation. This year we will be here. I will not likely be shopping… well, maybe some online! That said, here are some tools to help you get the best bang for your buck on Black Friday. Black Friday.com is “the authority” on Black Friday and holiday deals. Their goal is to make your shopping experience simple and stress free. They feature thousands of deals worth…

A New “The Container Store” Opens In Time To Save Time This Holiday!

November 20, 2014 at 6:00 am
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Finds’ friend and roving reporter, Aimee, was asked to participate in the Container Store’s South Loop Grand Opening celebration. She said “yes” and is here to tell you all about it! “For all of the amazing finds that Erica posts each and every week, the one thing she will never give away or offer a coupon for is time. Time is the most elusive of all of our natural resources – especially during the holiday…

Tried It Tuesday: New Fuel From This Fall’s Marathon Training #Giveaway

November 18, 2014 at 6:56 am
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One cool thing about writing this blog, and being an avid runner, is that I get contacted to check out new running fuel options. Folks know I like all natural products, so I get some great, new natural stuff to try. I recently got to check out and giveaway Racefood Fastbars from S. Africa via RacePak (YUM! Get $5 off  through 11/30). This summer/fall, I tried Fuel for Fire Fuel Packs and Fuel 100 Electro-bites.…

GF Granola Goodness – Jessica’s Natural Foods Review + #Giveaway

November 17, 2014 at 5:36 am
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One of my running partners in crime, Kristin, takes her food seriously. When she said, “You must try Jessica’s Granola” and then handed me a bag, who was I to argue? I knew it would be good, but I did not know how good, or how good for me, it was! She and her boyfriend order it by the case. She gave me a bag of the Cherry Berry and I was hooked. I emailed…