Friday Five: 5 Ways to Keep Fitness Fun

July 29, 2016 at 8:10 am
SurfFit

t’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run. Each week they pick a theme and bloggers join in and link up. This year instead of specific themes, they are letting us be creative with broad themes for each week of the month. The first week of…

#TBT My First Marathon – San Francisco 1996

July 27, 2016 at 9:07 pm
Being funny in the era before social media – slower traffic keep right!

I like to mark time and celebrate milestones and anniversaries. It seems hard to believe but this Sunday will be the 20th anniversary of my first marathon. I ran the San Francisco Marathon in July of 1996. If you’re old enough to remember 1996, you may recall that many things were different. First, marathoning was not as big of a mainstream activity. There were not…

2016 Wednesday Giveaway Round Up #30

July 27, 2016 at 6:23 am
weds giveaway roundup 2016

Join me and Smitha for the Wednesday Giveaway Round Up. Our week 29 round up had 35 giveaways! Head down and check out the giveaway links at the bottom of this post. Enter to #WinAllThePrizes and please add your giveaways, too! Have you checked out my great giveaways? Ending Soon: Dick Stevens Jerky Mix Sampler. New This Week: myCharge Style Power Charger, Curate Bar Sampler…

Tried It Tuesday: Sunwarrior Illumin8 #Giveaway

July 26, 2016 at 5:59 am
illumin8 FI

You know I love to try new products from my fave companies. Sunwarrior recently launched an organic, plant-based meal replacement product called Illumin8. Illumin8 powder fulfills eight essential, “core” nutritional components of a meal – protein, carbs, healthy fats, minerals, vitamins, fiber, enzymes and probiotics. You may recall that Sunwarrior is a small, growing health food company. They’re committed to “making only the best plant-based…

Only The Good Stuff! Curate Snacks #Giveaway

July 25, 2016 at 6:08 am
curate FI

It may be hard to believe but I still have more goodies from Expo West to share. Finds’ friend Stacy found Curate Snacks on a trip to California this winter and asked me if I had seen them. I hadn’t. I saw them at Expo West and chatted with the team. They offered me a bunch of flavors to try. I tried a few and…

Pokemon Go (or No Go?) + myCharge #Giveaway

July 24, 2016 at 9:22 am
Even our diner is good for catching Pokemon. The Husband is less amused than me.

My 16 year old niece is visiting from Florida and she is playing Pokemon Go. Apparently, Chicago is a Pokemon Go mecca – especially compared to her suburban Florida town. I was skeptical about Pokemon Go after hearing that tons of people were walking around like zombies with their phones out all over public places. A few have had some unfortunate accidents while playing instead…

Friday Five: 5 Good Things

July 22, 2016 at 7:11 am
5 Good Things

It’s Friday, so I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each Friday, they host a link up — a “Friday Five.” Each week they pick a theme and bloggers join in and link up. This year instead of specific themes, they are letting…