Archive for the ‘Fitness’ Category

Currently… In April

April 6, 2014 at 5:38 am

Currently… stealing this idea from Marcia and other bloggers. A post on things of the moment for me (#2). Currently, I am (quite literally) in a happy place – Canyon Ranch Miami. For the third year in a row, several of my close college friends and I met here away from husbands, kids and life’s responsibilities. After this winter, the sun on my skin feels amazing. Each year,…

100% Recycled Running Gear? Yes!! Atayne Review/Giveaway!

March 24, 2014 at 7:02 am

As I mentioned last week, I recently tried some 100% recycled polyester running tops from Atayne! Atayne makes “progressive outdoor and active apparel that drives positive environmental and social change.” Their key tenets are Environmental Sensitivity, Human Safety and Local Economic Support. ALL of their products are made from 100% recycled polyester, the materials they use are certified to be free of harmful chemicals and they are made in…

Tried It Tuesday #2: Conscious Clothes + All Natural, Veggie Protein (Giveaway)!

March 18, 2014 at 6:16 am

I saw a post like this on Cotter Crunch and I am stealing this great idea! As a blogger who loves trying new things and sharing the best, I get LOTS of awesome things to try. Truth be told, I have become a bit behind in sharing some of my great finds. I am going to do mini-reviews, and previews, here and tell you about opportunities for you…

Friday Finds: Selfless w/Perks, Another Great Blog Hop Giveaway + More!

March 14, 2014 at 6:08 am

If you read this blog, you know I am all about deals and perks AND that I love to support awesome charities. Imagine my surprise when I found out about Chicago start-up Selfless. Selfless asks you to pick your cause from a list that includes organizations like the no-kill animal shelter PAWS and the cancer-support network Imerman’s Angels. You pledge $9/month. In exchange for this, they offer awesome perks…

Spring Into Fitness Blog Hop Giveaway

March 14, 2014 at 6:00 am

I participated in Runaway Bridal Planner’s health and fitness blogger holiday giveaway hop and New Year’s/new goals blog hop. No one is more interested in the start of spring than me after this winter, so I jumped right in for the “Spring into Fitness” blog hop giveaway, too. What is a Blog Hop? A group of blogs that are all linked together to offer a variety of giveaways…

Guest Post: Chicago Marathon Heads Up!

March 13, 2014 at 5:32 am

I recently met Lauren Walsh who is the “Endurance Manager” for the Children’s Tumor Foundation. What does that mean? She coordinates race teams for all of their charity events in Chicago- she is the “chief runner”! How cool is that? As we were chatting she told me something new about the changes to the charity program for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon now that it…

Tried It Tuesday: 5 Awesome New (To Me) Products (1 Giveaway)

March 11, 2014 at 7:59 am

I saw a post like this on Cotter Crunch and I am stealing this great idea! As a blogger who loves trying new things and sharing the best, I get LOTS of awesome things to try. I feel like the holidays, and the suck of the polar vortex, have gotten me a bit behind in sharing some of my great finds. I am going to do…