Archive for the ‘Musings’ Category

Are You an Upholder Like Me?

May 24, 2015 at 8:49 am

Gretchen Rubin who wrote the awesome book, The Happiness Project, is out with a new book called Better Than Before*. Her emphasis is “how to make good habits and break bad ones.” In the new book, she identifies twenty-two strategies that we can use to change our habits. I just finished it and really liked how she has strategies for tackling habits and how they are customized…

A Taste of Things To Come…

May 21, 2015 at 5:56 am
taste FI

You may remember last year, I lucked into a spot working with Simple Squares and Dang at NCA’s Sweets and Snacks Show (recap). When it came around again, I asked both companies if they were going this year and they were not. I reached out to a few other companies I have worked with and the nice folks at InBalance Health who make Finds’ Faves…

Currently – Almost Summer Edition

May 10, 2015 at 8:52 am
Scenes from Instagram - Row 1 Chicago, Row 2 Miami and Row 3 Chicago

Currently… A post on “things of the moment” for me (#9). [Inspired by Marcia and other bloggers.] State of things: My last currently post had me not knowing if I was coming or going. I had a much calmer April and May so far. I was only on 8 plane segments since then and 2 were for pleasure and 2 were a mix of business…

May Ultimate Coffee Date – Live from Miami!

May 3, 2015 at 7:00 am
coffee date fi may

I can’t believe it has already been a month since the last Ultimate Coffee Date link up! Another year is flying by. I‘m linking up again with Coco @ Running with Perseverance, Lynda @ Fitness Mom Wine Country, & Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner for the fifth “Ultimate Coffee Date” of 2015. What is the Ultimate Coffee Date? Imagine we are having coffee…

Happy Places, Happy Races- Left Coast Edition

April 26, 2015 at 6:35 am

You may remember my Happy Places, Happy Races post from last month. I am back at it again with a “left coast” edition. I gave been checking out the SLO marathon since it started a few years ago. It is SLO for San Luis Obispo not for go SLOW (I hope!) My MIL has an AMAZING condo in Cayucos about 20 miles from the race…

Friday Finds: (Belated) Earth Day Helpers + Great Deals

April 24, 2015 at 8:04 am
ff earth day FI

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! Another Earth Day has passed. Did you do anything to celebrate? I participated in the Neutrogena Naturals #WipeForWater campaign. I know I can do more. I…

10 Tips For My Younger Self

April 23, 2015 at 7:46 am

This post has been percolating in my brain for a while. Yesterday, I saw a news story on advice stars would give to their younger selves. Then, I read an article by my fave Lauren Fleshman in Runner’s World entitled “Take it From Me: Listen to the advice from the best coaches in the biz – like I didn’t.” It seems like kismet or something,…