Friday Finds: TV Food Finder, “Ride” the Travel Pony and More!

April 18, 2014 at 7:30 am
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In the totally random but totally awesome category, check out TVFoodMaps. TVFoodMaps started in late 2010 with “one very simple goal – help people find and eat at the restaurants they see on great food and travel television shows.” It was founded by two brothers who do a lot of travel for business and pleasure. They watched shows like Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives, Man v. Food, etc. However, they noticed that finding/remembering the restaurants was usually a pain.…

Get Ready for the Beach with Grand Trunk Goods’ Parasheet

April 8, 2014 at 2:34 pm
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I had the opportunity to test out a Multi Purpose Parasheet from Grand Trunk, an awesome outdoors company.  Grand Trunk, formerly The Travel Hammock, was established in early 2002 after “two adventurous entrepreneurs” met while backpacking in Thailand. This company makes high quality products and backs them with a full money back satisfaction guarantee. I also noticed that they are local to me – with their headquarters in Skokie, IL – nice! My friend, Lauren, and…

Tried It Tuesday #4: Go Nuts (Giveaway), Superfoods + A Beach Solution

April 8, 2014 at 7:12 am
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As a blogger who loves trying new things and sharing the best, I get LOTS of awesome things to try. Truth be told, I have become a bit behind in sharing some of my great finds. I am going to do mini-reviews, and previews, here and tell you about opportunities for you to try these awesome things, too! I was traveling this weekend, so Finds’ friend, Amanda weighed in on a few new items this week for…

Currently… In April

April 6, 2014 at 5:38 am
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Currently… stealing this idea from Marcia and other bloggers. A post on things of the moment for me (#2). Currently, I am (quite literally) in a happy place – Canyon Ranch Miami. For the third year in a row, several of my close college friends and I met here away from husbands, kids and life’s responsibilities. After this winter, the sun on my skin feels amazing. Each year, we try wacky fitness classes. This year’s new one was…