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Friday Five: 5 Things That Made Me Smile This Week

July 14, 2017 at 8:36 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. July is a “free” month, so I’m going to share 5 things that made me smile this week (and one that didn’t)! 5 Things That Made Me Smile This Week 1. Sunday workouts. Last weekend had gorgeous weather in Chicago. It was unseasonably cool (ish)…

July Ultimate Coffee Date – Berlin Edition!

July 2, 2017 at 1:58 am

Welcome to the 7th Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2017. This year continues to fly by. It’s almost mid-summer. Seriously? It’s been a busy but very good year so far. I‘m linking up with Coco @ Running with Perseverance and Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner. What is the Ultimate Coffee Date? Imagine we are having coffee together… this post is what I…

Friday Five: 5 Ideas for a “Spend Free” Weekend

June 16, 2017 at 1:30 pm

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 “Summer Running Tips.” I just did a few similar ones. I’m going to go with a topic I’ve covered before that came up in a podcast I listened to this week – having a “spend free” weekend. Oh, Internet, how…

Grab a Cup for the June Ultimate Coffee Date!

June 3, 2017 at 12:57 pm

Welcome to the 6th Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2017. This year continues to fly by. It’s mid-year already. Crazy – right? I‘m linking up with Coco @ Running with Perseverance and 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, “listen”…

Friday Five: Things That Made Me Smile This Week

May 12, 2017 at 6:46 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 “Mother Runners.” I started working on this one and have so many awesome running moms in my life and pros that I am in awe of. I couldn’t pick just five, so I’m going off topic! When I was new…

Grab a Cup for our May Coffee Date!

May 7, 2017 at 7:49 am

Welcome to the 5th Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2017. I can’t believe it’s May already! I‘m linking up with Coco @ Running with Perseverance and 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, “listen” and then tell me what is…

Friday Five: 5 Small, Good Things This Week #Giveaway

May 5, 2017 at 7:07 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 “Theme Races.” Don’t hate me for this, but I’m not a fan of themed races. That’s putting it mildly. I’m happy that other people enjoy them and more power to them. Themed races are not for me. So… given the…