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Tried It Tuesday: Things of Beauty

October 27, 2015 at 6:16 am

If you come around here ever, you know I am not a beauty blogger. That being said, I like to look good once in a while and I love to try new products and services that help. I was offered the opportunity to try an in-home salon service, Stylisted, and a great new beauty product, Organic Revitalizing Night Cream from Block Island Organics. Of course,…

Friday Finds: 5 Chicago Marathon Highlights for Those Not Running

October 9, 2015 at 6:27 am

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.” This week’s five is “Five Favorite People Who Inspire Me.” I have a hard time picking favorites where people are concerned, so…

Tried It Tuesday: Shyp – Like Uber for Packages But Better!

October 6, 2015 at 7:53 am

I was walking through the Lakeview Art Festival and saw a booth for Shyp. I walked over to check it out and was excited to hear that Shyp is now in my neighborhood. What is Shyp? It is like Uber for packages but better. How? Well, they not only pick up your packages (like Uber), but they also pack and insure them at no cost.…

Tried it Tuesday: Save on Your Running Shoes with ShoeKicker!

August 4, 2015 at 6:00 am

Everyone who comes around here knows that I love running AND I love a good deal. When Dave from Janji asked me to check out his friend Imran’s new site to find the best prices on running shoes, I said “sign me up.” ShoeKicker is a new website that will revolutionize how you buy your running shoes. Propelled by a problem that I can relate…

Try It Tuesday: Pay per Mile Insurance with Metromile #Giveaway

July 28, 2015 at 7:43 am

Some companies come in and use technology to turn things on their heads. Think Uber for taxi rides and Grub Hub for take out. Here comes a new game changer – Metromile. Metromile is the first and only provider of pay-per-mile car insurance in the US. They launched in Illinois in the spring of 2014 and have been “hard at work to save customers money…

Tried it Tuesday: More Healthy Options in Chicago!

July 7, 2015 at 5:58 am

I was invited to three awesome launches for healthy eats in Chicago recently: Eat Purely, JuiceRx and Snap Kitchen (an Austin fave now in Chicago!). Eat Purely is a healthy delivery service for foodies. They have an app (with beautiful Instagram-worthy menu pics) that allows you to order gourmet, healthy meals and have them delivered within 20 minutes. They are currently soft launching with $1…

Friday Finds: Five Things I was Doing 10 Years Ago

June 26, 2015 at 5:42 am

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.” This week’s topic is “Five Things I was Doing 10 Years Ago.” I love this one… it makes me reflect on what…