Archive for the ‘Wellness’ Category

Friday Finds: 5 Ways to Have a Healthy, Happy Independence Day!

July 3, 2015 at 7:01 am
5 Ways Happy 4th

It’s Friday, so I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each Friday, they host a link up — a “Friday Five.” This week’s topic is “Independence Day.” I am going to go with 5 ways to have a happy, health Independence Day weekend.…

Tried It Tuesday: Biotin Bursts + Refreshing Herbal Mist #Giveaway

June 30, 2015 at 5:22 am
Neocell FI

Neocell contacted me and asked if I wanted to try two new products. I am not into taking supplements, as you may know. However, Biotin Bursts are chews – so they are more like candy then vitamins. Sure, I said, send it over. They also offered to send me a 1 oz bottle of their Refreshing Herbal Mist which basically helps with dry skin. Since…

10 Ways to Stay Cool This Summer + #Giveaway

June 29, 2015 at 6:57 am
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We have had a surprisingly cool summer so far in Chicago. A few humid runs and sticky days reminded me that I needed to brush up on how to keep cool in the summer. I copied Lauren’s great tips from her newsletter last summer to share and forgot to do so. Read on and then enter to win some of my fave keep cool summer…

Healthy Snacking Redefined – Artisan Tropic Review + #Giveaway

June 22, 2015 at 6:35 am
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If you come around here often, you know I love trying new products in my healthy subscription boxes. I tried Artisan Tropic Plantain Chips in my Urthbox late last year and loved them. I checked out the company to learn more. They are a family owned business in Charlotte, NC by way of Bogota, Colombia. Their mission is to share their family’s passion for healthy…

Get Crunched Out with Cocomama Granola #Giveaway

June 15, 2015 at 6:47 am
Cocomama Crunched Out Granola FI

Last summer around this time I supported a Kickstarter for Cocomama Foods to launch their new “Crunched Out” Granola. You may know Cocomama from their original product line Cocomama Quinoa Cereal. The Quinoa Cereal is a delicious, ready-to-eat hot or cold cereal in convenient pouches. This is a protein and fiber rich, tasty and convenient breakfast that comes in Wild Blueberry, Banana Cinnamon, Honey Almond…

Embrace What You Have…#onepartpledge

June 14, 2015 at 8:54 am
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If you read this blog, you probably know that I love sharing things here and on Instagram and other social media channels. Like most people, I get sucked into the social media vortex and suffer from fear of missing out and comparing myself to others. I think, “Why do other bloggers have so many more followers? Why do people “like” their posts and not mine?…

Tried It Tuesday: Better Posture with BackJoy SitSmart

June 2, 2015 at 5:47 am
backjoy fi

Sitting is “the new smoking” so resolve to move more – even at work. Check out this great set of resources from Experience Life magazine on “Workday Workouts.” One of my intentions for the year has been to sit less. Since I work from home most of the time, I can do some small exercise every hour. Great news – even if you work in…