Archive for the ‘Musings’ Category

May Happenings

May 1, 2016 at 8:39 am
May Happenings FI

It’s May Day! It feels like October here, but I am hoping that too will pass. The Husband and I are having a quiet weekend after some travels last week. I was thinking about some things I have coming up in May that I am excited about. You will definitely hear more but here are some on the thing that I have coming up in…

Friday Five: 5 Things That Made Me Smile This Week

April 22, 2016 at 6:07 am
I was running late to meet Abby but I stopped to take this picture at Belmont Harbor

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 week they pick a theme and bloggers join in and link up. This year instead of specific themes, they are letting us be creative with broad themes for each week of the…

Comfort for Life’s Adventures from Jambu!

April 21, 2016 at 7:37 am
jambu fi

Jambu is a brand that offers comfortable, versatile and sustainable footwear “for life’s adventures.” Through my relationship with the Windy City Blogger Collective, I had the opportunity to pick an item from the Jambu Spring Collection to test out and tell you about. I was familiar with Jambu but I checked out their website to learn more. Named for the Jambu tree in the tropical…

Friday Five: New Fave Food Finds!

April 15, 2016 at 6:03 am
Five Fave Food Finds

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 week they pick a theme and bloggers join in and link up. This year instead of specific themes, they are letting us be creative with broad themes for each week of the…

Erica Finds is 4! Blogiversary #Giveaway

April 12, 2016 at 6:16 am

Time flies when you’re having fun! This blog just turned 4! I think back to how little I knew about blogs and blogging when I started. Heck, I’m sure that I still have a lot to learn. Last year, I wrote about some lessons learned and I think they all still hold up very well. The most critical ones are to write about what you…

Currently… It’s Supposed to Be Spring

April 10, 2016 at 7:36 am
That's not pollen. It's snow!

Currently… A post on “things of the moment” for me (#12). [Inspired by Marcia and other bloggers.] State of things: I hate to talk about the weather because it’s boring, BUT we had ice and freezing temps on our run yesterday on April 9. WTF!? I was very grateful not to have signed up for the Chitown Half Marathon or worse yet the Lakefront 50K.…

April Ultimate Coffee Date

April 3, 2016 at 6:55 am
hers mug

Welcome to the 4th Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2016. I‘m linking up again with Coco @ Running with Perseverance, Lynda @ Fitness Mom Wine Country, & Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner. What is the Ultimate Coffee Date? Imagine we are having coffee together… this post is what I would tell you. So grab a cup and “listen” and then tell me…