Travel Planning Helpers (Save $$$ on your 2014 Travels)

June 4, 2013 at 8:20 am

I am reposting this for the “share my expertise” challenge on the Elf for Health. I am also a great shopper, if I do say so myself. Check back on Tuesdays and Fridays for deals and check my Found Links to see where I shop!   I love to travel and of course you know that I love a great deal. You may have seen my post…

Great News – Kindrunner is Now Open!

June 3, 2013 at 8:45 am

A few weeks ago, I wrote about a new online running store called Kindrunner. In case you missed my post, I will tell you a bit about Kindrunner’s mission. Kindrunner wants to: Make running as fun, enjoyable, and injury and stress free as possible for all of their customers. Reduce the running community’s impact on the environment as much as they possibly can. Help people in…

Take a Chance on Me

June 2, 2013 at 11:31 am

I am not a risk taker. In fact, I am a risk avoider. I am a Type A, easy does it, steady as they come, do-be. The husband is an adrenaline junkie. He skis black diamonds, drives a race car (for real) and loves adventure. I am an anti-adrenaline junky – even a buzz-kill sometimes! I don’t do extremes. I drive like a grandma (with a lead…

Friday Finds: Foodie Pen Pals, One Run for Boston & Dad’s Day Deals

May 31, 2013 at 7:25 am

I like pen pals and I LOVE trying new foods, so I was all over it when I saw Lindsay’s post on signing up to be/get a foodie pen pal. What is a foodie pen pal? Basically, it is a person who also loves food and to try new things. Lindsay pairs people up, then you have a week or so to put together a…

More “Money Talks”: Save a Buck (or Many!)

May 30, 2013 at 5:48 am

In the third installment of “Money Talks” from my mother-in-law, Libbie, she shares some great ideas for saving a buck (or many). “We women don’t care too much about getting our pictures on money as long we can get our hands on it”.– Ivy Baker Priest Think fast:  Whose picture is on the one hundred dollar bill? According to Ben Franklin (the answer), creditors have better…

Cash Back for Active Junkies, Insider Restaurant Tips & Deals!

May 28, 2013 at 5:54 am

I just learned about Active Junky. It is like ebates for athletes and active folks! How does it work? Active Junky is an online shopping community that rewards and provides incentives (sales AND cash back!) for shoppers pursuing their passion for active gear. They have partnered with the top online outdoor gear stores (100+) so that you can earn cash back rewards on every gear purchase you make…

A Running Dilemma

May 26, 2013 at 5:59 am

Recently, I ran in a new local race in Chicago. I was perplexed to see that my place was not what I expected. It was a pretty small race and I knew what place I was in for women. It then occurred to me that the two women I passed at the end of the race (who were jogging and I thought were not actually…