Archive for the ‘Giveaways’ Category

Hey Ladies – Ready to “Tri” A Great New Event?

May 23, 2013 at 5:37 am

Some of you may have noticed the Athleta Esprit de She badge in my sidebar. I am a “Race Ambassador” for this cool new women’s running and multisport series sponsored by Lifetime Fitness and Athleta. What does that mean? Well, I get to run in the 10K race in Chicago in July for free – woot woot! And, I get the inside skinny on all…

On the Go Snacks – Reviews and (A Bunch of) Giveaways!

May 21, 2013 at 5:42 am

Eating healthy on the go can be a big challenge. It is so easy to grab whatever is around. I find this is especially true for airplane flights/airports and long work meetings. Why are those big cookies at work meetings still a temptation? They are usually not even that good…but I digress. I was fortunate to try some awesome new (to me) on the go snacks…

Sporty Threads – Great Idea, Cool Founder & Deals for You!

May 16, 2013 at 5:29 am

When the husband and I moved to Chicago, we learned that one of the key differences between NYC and Chicago is that EVERYONE here, regardless of gender, loves sports. This may be a slight exaggeration, but I have been asked more times in the last 6 1/2 years which teams I like or which college I went to (for sports of course) than in the…

New Flowers for Mom & Enter to Win $100 at Home Depot + More!

May 7, 2013 at 5:44 am

I posted on Friday about being asked to check out some new plants from Scotts Miracle Gro that are being previewed in Chicago at Home Depot for a limited time.  In case you missed it, Scotts Miracle Gro and Home Depot are teaming up to offer some terrific potted annuals and hanging baskets that “will keep on growing”! They are launching a special line available in Chicago Home Depot stores ONLY for a…

Dreams for Free – Get Some?

May 5, 2013 at 8:32 am

To the great dismay of the husband, I occasionally like to play the lottery. Yes, I know that the likelihood of winning is minuscule and I would be better off to burn, or eat, my dollar bills. That said, I love the few hours of dreaming about what I would do if I won. I could totally relate to Principal Sanders’ list of lottery winner dreams…

Get Energized: Energy Bits Winner & Perky Jerky Giveaway!

May 2, 2013 at 5:36 am

Thank you to all who entered my Energy Bits giveaway! It was a big success and I loved all of the new energetic ideas in the comments! The winner is entry 160 – Jill M. –  who liked my Facebook page. I know there will be some disappointed folks out there. Great news! Energy Bits offered me the opportunity to become an ambassador for their brand. I said yes…

Need More Energy? Energy Bits: Review & Giveaway!

April 25, 2013 at 5:40 am

Need more energy? Who doesn’t? I want more to have more energy, but I don’t want to slug chemically enhanced drinks like Red Bull, or Five Hour Energy, and I drink a lot of coffee already. In the blogosphere, I keep reading about and seeing giveaways for Energy Bits. I entered about 10! I finally emailed and asked for a sample to review. Then I won…