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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…

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

May 22, 2015 at 6:24 am

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,…

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

May 15, 2015 at 6:22 am

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.…

Friday Finds: For Moms + You, Too!

May 8, 2015 at 7:22 am

It’s Mother’s Day this weekend – need a fun gift? I know that I am a little late for any plan in advance finds, but don’t despair! If you are going to see your mom, you can bring flowers, write a poem, make a photo album, cook something or even make her a playlist (you can do that virtually, too!) Not nearby? Check out some…

Friday Finds: Last Minute Trip Tips + Great Deals

May 1, 2015 at 5:28 am

If you are looking for CBS The Talk’s Friday Finds, here is the link. I am not affiliated with CBS or The Talk, but I want to give you the info. Please enjoy this post while you are here! So… I am headed to Miami with some of my college besties this weekend. That’s the good news. The weather is looking less than ideal. That’s…