Archive for the ‘Wellness’ Category

Friday Five: 5 Things That Made Me Smile This Week

March 24, 2017 at 6:46 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 anything goes! I had a great week, so I’ll tell you five things that made me smile this week. 5 Things That Made Me Smile This Week 1. Meeting my goal and having so much fun at the NYC…

Healthy, Delicious Snacks from Pure Growth Organic #Giveaway

March 20, 2017 at 6:07 am

Imagine that you could buy organic snacks for your family for the same price as conventional. Would you? Of course you would.  A new mom noticed that there were a dearth of organic snack foods for the 2 – 12 set. She decided to do something about it. Pure Growth Organic believes that organic snacking should be “more delicious, more engaging for children, and more…

Good Times, Great Race & Some Exciting News

March 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm

I went to NYC this weekend to run my 6th NYC 1/2 in as many years. As I mentioned on Friday, it was my first real race of the year. I wasn’t sure what to expect time wise, but I knew that I would enjoy the run. It’s one of my favorite courses and I always see tons of friends. Plus, I’m supporting an amazing…

Lucky Me! Back at Natural Products Expo West

March 13, 2017 at 7:57 am

Last year was my first visit to Expo West (day 1 and recap) and it was AWESOME. I plotted my return a bit more carefully after also heading out to kid sister Expo East as an official Expo Blogger last fall. This year, I took off on Friday so I was able to attend Friday, Saturday and for a little while on Sunday. I arrived…

Love The Body You’re In – Embrace (Yourself)

February 26, 2017 at 8:19 am

As a runner, I’ve had plenty of scrutiny on my body. When I was in high school, an off-handed comment made by a track coach led to decades of disorder eating and poor body image. What was it? I placed very well in a cross country meet and another coach said “she’s kind of big for a runner.” My coach responded “she beat everyone on…

Friday Five: My On Deck “On-The-Go” Snacks

February 24, 2017 at 6:52 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. I’m gearing up for Expo West in a few weeks so there will be tons of new snacks and foods to share. In the meantime, I have some new (to me) snack finds and some new products from two of…

Tried It Tuesday: ZeroWater Filtration Pitcher

February 21, 2017 at 6:13 am

We’ve had the same filtered water pitcher since we moved to Chicago. Don’t get me wrong, we’ve gotten new filters, but we haven’t upped our game at all. I’m doing whatever I can to have a healthier ’17, so when I was offered the opportunity to try ZeroWater’s new pour through water filtration system, I said “YES!” ZeroWater’s filtration system combines five technologies to remove…