Archive for the ‘Wellness’ Category

Meet Maelove – The Sun Protector #Giveaway

September 18, 2017 at 7:15 am

It still feels like summer around here, but sunscreen is important any time of year. I’ll admit that I’m not always the best about using sunscreen, but I’m trying. I’m not getting any younger and I see some sun spots that are not going to go away. I was offered some great new sunscreen from Maelove. This SPF 30, 100% mineral sunscreen is very light.…

All the Things from Expo East 2017 – Part 1

September 17, 2017 at 1:13 pm

I had the opportunity to attend Expo East for the second year in a row.  [2016 report Part 1 | Part 2] Expo East is a scaled down version of the largest Natural Products Show in the land, Expo West. It’s still huge and amazing. I love that you can spend time talking to people and it’s a bit less crowded. I love to see…

Food for Your Skin from Savannah Bee Co. #Giveaway

September 12, 2017 at 8:09 am

Like many people I read ingredient labels and make sure I know what’s in my food. I must admit that I’m lazier about my beauty products. More and more studies are showing that materials from cosmetics are getting into our bodies and it’s not for the better. [I’m looking at you Crest toothpaste.] The nice folks at Savannah Bee Company sent me some body/face care…

Try a Sip of Sap! Maple + Birch Beverages #Giveaway

September 11, 2017 at 6:44 am

If you’ve been around here, you know I love my seltzer and sparkling waters. I recently heard from Sap! to see if I wanted to try their maple soda, maple seltzer and birch water. I was really curious about them as I’m a big maple anything fan and I love the birch waters I’ve tried. Sap! Maple Soda is –maple sap tapped and heated to…

Friday Five: 5 Ways to Take Your Salad Up a Notch!

September 8, 2017 at 7:32 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for Friday Five 2.0. The theme this week is “Post Race Meals and Snacks.” I was recently chatting with my friend Kelly about things I’ve tried out for the blog that I continue to buy and use. I’m mixing these two topics together. After I race, I love to have a…

Tried It Tuesday: Confadent Gum #Giveaway

September 5, 2017 at 6:11 am

As a frequent traveler and athlete, I’m always looking for ways to keep my teeth clean when I can’t brush. The folks from Confadent Oral Technology asked me if I wanted to check out their new gum. Confadent is a peppermint-flavored “functional chewing gum” with FDA-approved active ingredients. It helps to prevent plaque and gingivitis, whiten teeth and freshen your breath. For active folks, Confadent…

Simple, Delicious Real Food from Simple Mills #Giveaway

September 4, 2017 at 7:46 am

I met the nice folks from Simple Mills at the Good Food Festival in 2016 and tried their gluten free crackers. I was hooked. Back then, I wrote to them and they sent me one of each flavor of their amazing almond flour based crackers to try and share. Since then, I’ve checked out all of their new products – frosting, crunchy cookies and new…