Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Friday Five: 5 Ways to Beat Sugar Cravings #Giveaway

April 21, 2017 at 4:23 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. The theme this week is “Pampering.” That sounds nice, but I want to share a new “find” from Expo West. I bring you “Five Ways to Beat Sugar Cravings.” The new find is Crave Crush lozenges. Read on and you can enter to win some…

Tried it Tuesday: Safe Catch Tuna #Giveaway

April 18, 2017 at 6:11 am

Canned tuna is a great source of protein, but it’s been getting a bad rap in recent years due to mercury levels. Many fit folks, and families, use canned tuna as part of a healthy diet, but the numbers have been on the decline in recent years. Great news! Safe Catch is using sustainably caught tuna and is testing every single fish for mercury. Their…

Subscription Box Sunday + Prospurly #Giveaway

April 16, 2017 at 12:32 pm

If you’ve been around here, you know I love subscription boxes of healthy products. I love finding new good-for-you snacks, beauty products and other cool items. I’ve tried pretty much all of them and keep subscriptions that I receive ongoing to a handful. Recently, I received a new “Low-Kalz” box to try, two Prospurly boxes from a Gilt City voucher and this month’s Love with…

Try it Tuesday? Bright Line Eating #Giveaway

March 20, 2017 at 5:43 pm

I believe in science. When I was offered the opportunity to check out Dr. Susan Peirce Thompson’s new book Bright Line Eating: The Science of Living Happy, Thin and Free, I was intrigued. Peirce Thompson is a PhD in Brain and Cognitive Sciences and an expert in the psychology of eating. She is President of the Institute for Sustainable Weight Loss and CEO of Bright…

Good Times, Great Race & Some Exciting News

March 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm

I went to NYC this weekend to run my 6th NYC 1/2 in as many years. As I mentioned on Friday, it was my first real race of the year. I wasn’t sure what to expect time wise, but I knew that I would enjoy the run. It’s one of my favorite courses and I always see tons of friends. Plus, I’m supporting an amazing…

So Much More to See At Expo West – Day 2

March 14, 2017 at 6:11 am

After a jam packed Friday at Expo West, I barely scratched the surface of the show. I spent Friday night (with my feet elevated) making a detailed plan of attack. I wanted to check out all of the “Hot Products” exhibits at the Marriott and Hilton because they closed on Saturday. Elizabeth invited me to a 5K fun run with Nuun and Health Warrior. She told…

Lucky Me! Back at Natural Products Expo West

March 13, 2017 at 7:57 am

Last year was my first visit to Expo West (day 1 and recap) and it was AWESOME. I plotted my return a bit more carefully after also heading out to kid sister Expo East as an official Expo Blogger last fall. This year, I took off on Friday so I was able to attend Friday, Saturday and for a little while on Sunday. I arrived…