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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…

Grab a Cup! December Ultimate Coffee Date

December 4, 2016 at 8:50 am

Welcome to the final Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2016. Life got in the way of October and November. Oops. At least November was marathon weekend, so I had a good excuse. Without further ado, I‘m linking up again with Coco @ Running with Perseverance and Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner. What is the Ultimate Coffee Date? Imagine we are having coffee…

Feel Good Stocking Stuffers from Moonfish #Giveaway

November 22, 2016 at 10:28 am

My friend, Sarah, from Moonfish hosted an awesome holiday pop up shop in Chicago. Good news if you are in the Chicagoland area, she’s hosting another one in Edgebrook this weekend, too. If you are not in the area, Sarah sent me home with some great stocking stuffers / goodies for a reader. [Don’t worry, I won’t judge you if you keep the goodies for…

Cars, Cigars and Rum in Cuba!

November 19, 2016 at 7:20 pm

We’ve been talking about going to Cuba for ages. As this year flew by, we thought we’d missed our window. We found a 5 day trip with Cuba Unbound via Austin Adventures. The trip was entitled “Cars, Cigars and Rum.” It was a Havana experience with beautiful classic cars taking you to see the sites, to learn about the city and it’s people and to…

Friday Five: 5 Free Ways To Do Good

November 11, 2016 at 6:24 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 “5 Activities I Wish I Had Time For Instead of [your sport/activity.] I’m going to go off topic. After this week, I need to focus on something positive. I’m recycling/updating a post from last year. I bring you “Five Free Ways…