Archive for the ‘Musings’ Category

Grab a Cup for the February Ultimate Coffee Date!

February 5, 2017 at 8:15 am

Welcome to the second Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2017. One month down already – and now it’s February. 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…

Friday Five: These are a Few of My Favorite Things

February 3, 2017 at 11:37 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 workout related. I decided to go rogue and build off of my post from Sunday on Hygge. I mentioned that I was reminded of Hygge by Judith‘s Love List. There was an article about it in her list. It turns out…

Currently: Winter 2017

January 15, 2017 at 8:29 am

Currently… A post on “things of the moment” for me (#15). [Inspired by Marcia and other bloggers.] State of things: Winter in Chicago can be tough. It’s cold and dreary and the sun rises late and sets early. I did the exercise of thinking of 5 Things I’m Looking Forward To (So Far) in ’17 and also to put my 2017 Vacation Bucket List together.…

Grab a Cup for the 1st Ultimate Coffee Date of ’17

January 8, 2017 at 8:18 am

Welcome to the first Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2017. I am finding it hard to believe that it’s 2017, but… it must be. Last year went by in a blink – didn’t it? 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…

Friday Five: 5 Resolutions for a Happier 2017

December 30, 2016 at 8:57 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. This is a “free week” so in light of the date, I’m going to be predictable and go with “5 Resolutions for a Happier 2017.” 5 Resolutions I’m Making for a Happier 2017 1. Sweat the small stuff less. I’m guilty of letting life’s small frustrations…

Friday Five: 5 Ways to Have Happier Holidays

December 23, 2016 at 9:58 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0.  Their theme this week is “Holiday Races.” I skipped my usual Thanksgiving race this year and the Rudolph Ramble was canceled due to weather, so I’ve got nothing! The Husband and I are visiting family and friends for the holidays so I’ve been thinking about ways…

Finds’ Faves: Gift Guide for Most Everyone

December 14, 2016 at 7:24 am

Welcome to my second holiday gift guide in as many days! There are SO many great choices out there. This guide offers some gifts for folks who like want to be more stylish, like to try new things, travel and like gifts that give back. I could probably write 20 more versions but don’t worry, I won’t. Check out my Gift Guide for Fit Folks…