Friday Finds: Road Trip Helpers + Great Memorial Day Deals!

May 22, 2015 at 6:24 am
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It’s Memorial Day weekend and I saw that gas prices are the best that they have been on this weekend in ages. What does that mean for this summer? ROAD TRIP! Last summer, I came across an awesome post about road tripping from Lindsay at Your Fit Trip. Lindsay is a road warrior, so check out her awesome blog for the best in airport food,…

A Taste of Things To Come…

May 21, 2015 at 5:56 am
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You may remember last year, I lucked into a spot working with Simple Squares and Dang at NCA’s Sweets and Snacks Show (recap). When it came around again, I asked both companies if they were going this year and they were not. I reached out to a few other companies I have worked with and the nice folks at InBalance Health who make Finds’ Faves…

Wednesday Giveaway Round Up #19 + Spartan Race #Giveaway

May 20, 2015 at 5:51 am
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You probably know by now that Smitha invited me to co-host her Wednesday Giveaway Round Up in the new link up format. You can learn more about Smitha and the link up here. This is week is #19! Last week we had 34 giveaways linked up. Head down and check out the giveaway links at the bottom of this post. Enter to #winalltheprizes and please…

Tried It Tuesday: New Running Gear + #Giveaway

May 19, 2015 at 6:16 am
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If you read this blog, you know I love running and I love trying new gear. I especially love trying affordably priced, high quality and high functioning gear. I was contacted by two companies that do all of their business online to see if I wanted to test them out. The first was Louvagear with arm/hand warmers and the second was Tiux who make performance…

Bearded Brothers Go BOLD #Giveaway

May 18, 2015 at 6:16 am
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I first saw Bearded Brothers bars on a trip to Austin, TX a few years ago. They looked awesome – simple ingredients and packed with nutrients. I tried samples from Yumvelope. Then I got in touch with them, got samples and hosted a review + giveaway. Recently, I was introduced to new flavors and sampled all of them again at the Allergen Free Cooking Session…

Firsts Are Special

May 17, 2015 at 7:42 am
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This weekend the Husband and I went to NYC to cheer our friend Emily on in the Brooklyn Half Marathon. It was her first. I ran and then cheered her in (she was in Wave 2 so I had a 45 minute head start.) Emily’s first half reminded me of my first half (which was surprisingly successful) and my first marathon. I wrote a post…

Friday Finds: Get That Hard To Get Table + More!

May 15, 2015 at 6:22 am
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Chicago has a ton of amazing places to eat and some of them are virtually impossible to get into. Pure Wow had a post on how to “Turn the Tables” with some new to Chicago apps: Table 8 and Reserve. I also love Open Table for Chicago and all over. Table 8 gets restaurant partners to hold a certain number of prime-time reservations each night.…