Archive for the ‘Wellness’ Category

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…

“Finding” Successes and Busts, Some Deals and Links I Like

June 19, 2012 at 7:27 am

My husband recently commented that my blog has made me into an “uber consumer”. (Read: “Honey, aren’t you buying too many things? We seem to have so many little boxes showing up every day. Are you spending all of our money?”) I guess I should not reply “No dear, I have always purchased a ton of things on sale, you just never noticed before.” As…

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…

Free Exercise Classes & an App, National Running Day and Some Deals

June 5, 2012 at 7:37 am

I love free stuff and I love exercise, so I was happy to see some cool free Chicago health and fitness events on Vital Juice (Not in Chicago? Vital Juice is in some other major metros, too, so sign up to get their emails to see what cool free stuff is available where you are.) One really cool thing is a link to FREE Saturday…

Score! “Eat Like a Yogi” Workshop and Goodies!

June 4, 2012 at 7:29 am

I saw a post on Vital Juice about an “Eat Like a Yogi Workshop” at our local Whole Foods super store (2.5 hours for $40). Hatha yoga class followed by a cooking demo (and sampling) and a goodie bag (of course, I LOVE goodie bags!) Class Description: “Whole Foods Wellness Club is sharing the secrets of a satisfying, simple and clean yoga-approved diet at its…