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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…

Friday Finds: 5 Things That Make Me Happy

June 19, 2015 at 6:41 am

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 “5 Things That Make Me Happy.” The only thing that makes me sad is that I can only pick 5! 1.…

Friday Finds: 5 Running “Finds” for National Running Day

June 5, 2015 at 5:59 am

Wednesday was National Running Day 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.” My first Friday Five is dedicated to running finds. 1. On Wednesday, Brooks Running asked people to post what…

Friday Finds: Better You? There’s an App for That + More!

May 29, 2015 at 6:49 am

I have been looking for fun new tools or challenges to improve my day to day happiness and well being. Last year’s #100DaysofHappiness challenge really helped me to boost my spirits and attitude. I was about to start it again when I saw a bunch of buzz about Jamie Oliver’s You app. The tagline is “building a happier healthier you with micro actions.” The You-app…

My Top 5 Tips for Great Deals on Great Trips + More!

May 28, 2015 at 6:13 am

Many people ask me about finding travel deals. I am updated my list of fave travel tips and websites for you to use when planning summer travel and beyond. Tip #1: Start with Kayak, Trivago and/or HotelsCombined to compare airline, hotel and rental car prices and get a baseline price range of what the trip could cost. Tip#2: Check your credit card companies and airlines…