Archive for the ‘Travel’ Category

Links I Like (Deluxe Version), a Few Deals and 2 Give Aways!

June 26, 2012 at 7:27 am

Every week, I collect links I like and save them in a draft e-mail to myself (if you are wondering “how does she do this?” No, oh well, the husband can tell you that I always over-share!) This week, I wound up with a ton of links I like, so this post is dedicated to “links I like” by category. What’s eating you? Food links:…

Friday Finds – Ideas for Active Travelers, Deals, Chicago Finds and Links I Like

June 22, 2012 at 7:26 am

I love to travel for running events and… well… just in general. This week I found several things for the active traveler. 1. I like to have healthy eating choices wherever I go. I saw this new, free app (web, iphone, blackberry and android) You can use Good Food Near You to find food choices and menu nutrition information for twenty restaurants near you. Check…

Friday Finds – Advice from Dads, Vegas, Baby? (and other deals & links I like)

June 15, 2012 at 7:28 am

1. So there is a lot of Father’s Day buzz out there and I liked the twitter posts from Self magazine on “Best Stay Healthy Lessons from Your Dad”. My dad passed away a few years ago, but there are many dad-isms and dad behaviors of his that I treat as lessons. Some favorites: “Almost doesn’t count except in horseshoes and hand grenades”; always buy…

Friday Finds – Get ‘Appy!

May 18, 2012 at 7:51 am

I realized that I have been blogging for 6 weeks and I have not yet mentioned my beloved iPhone. I love him. (her?) Regardless, I was a doubter, but “it” changed my life for the better. That said, I found 2 cool posts of awesome free or cheap apps to check out this week. 1. Daily Candy has “21 Apps to Keep You in Sync”:…

A Score and Sweepstakes Question

April 24, 2012 at 9:10 pm

Score! Last year a few of my close friends and I went to Miami to celebrate a 40th birthday and got a smoking deal on suites at Canyon Ranch Miami. It was $300/night with a $75/night resort credit for 2 nights per room (4 people – 2 rooms to share). It. Was. Awesome! Well, the last of our spa going foursome is a year younger…