Archive for the ‘Musings’ Category

Free Exercise Classes & an App, National Running Day and Some Deals

June 5, 2012 at 7:37 am

I love free stuff and I love exercise, so I was happy to see some cool free Chicago health and fitness events on Vital Juice (Not in Chicago? Vital Juice is in some other major metros, too, so sign up to get their emails to see what cool free stuff is available where you are.) One really cool thing is a link to FREE Saturday…

Score! “Eat Like a Yogi” Workshop and Goodies!

June 4, 2012 at 7:29 am

I saw a post on Vital Juice about an “Eat Like a Yogi Workshop” at our local Whole Foods super store (2.5 hours for $40). Hatha yoga class followed by a cooking demo (and sampling) and a goodie bag (of course, I LOVE goodie bags!) Class Description: “Whole Foods Wellness Club is sharing the secrets of a satisfying, simple and clean yoga-approved diet at its…

Friday Finds – Fitness and Guilty Pleasure Deals, Inspiration and Other Good Stuff!

May 25, 2012 at 7:33 am

1. In the “does this work or is it like something ‘As Seen on TV’?” category, check out the Active.com Schwaggle for “44% Off Two Instant Cooling Sports Towels” Well, it also comes with 2 Mission Athletecare lip balms and I have tried that and love it. So… as summer approaches and I will be melting in yoga and on the run, I think this…

Local Goodies and Fun Stuff

May 22, 2012 at 7:26 am

Last week, I wrote about my beloved iPhone. This week, I tackle another topic near and dear to me… farmer’s markets — well… local food markets in general. My runner gals and I have been seen running with farmer’s market goodies because we have stopped mid-run. (Normally, we go after we finish running, but once in a while we get the logistics mixed up and…

Guest Post – Pam’s “Dream Dinners” Experience

May 21, 2012 at 8:48 pm

Check out guest blogger (and photographer extraordinaire), Pam Lagger’s review of her experience with the Dream Dinners $75 certificate I won and she used! (Dream Dinners is a nationwide chain with 2 locations in Chicago) Here’s what Pam had to say! A few weeks ago Erica, being the extremely generous friend that she is, gave me a $75 Dream Dinners gift certificate she couldn’t use…

Friday Finds

May 4, 2012 at 7:50 am

1. So here’s an idea – you can be NICE and DO GOOD at the same time (I think!). Want to send flower’s to you mom or any mom for Mother’s day? Click this link to buy a Living Social deal for Proflowers $15 for $30. Then when you are ready to buy, click this link and March of Dimes will get $15 from Proflowers.…