Friday Finds

April 27, 2012 at 6:49 pm

1. Well… I love deals, but I also LOVE free things! Click here for some free or almost free things to check out in Chicago this weekend from Refinery 29 2. I found an interesting link on alternative health this week, too. Check out this unique program to “unique program to clear stagnant energy (qi) and let your body find its perfect natural weight: The…

Quick Post – Lifebooker “Get Nailed” Mani-Pedi deals

April 26, 2012 at 3:53 pm

Lifebooker has some great deals on mani-pedis in Chicago (and NYC and San Fran) and some other cool time sensitive deals in Chicago. $19 acupuncture with “Vibration Beauty Therapy” – not sure what the latter is but I could probably use it – no? Check out the loot HERE

A Score and Sweepstakes Question

April 24, 2012 at 9:10 pm

Score! Last year a few of my close friends and I went to Miami to celebrate a 40th birthday and got a smoking deal on suites at Canyon Ranch Miami. It was $300/night with a $75/night resort credit for 2 nights per room (4 people – 2 rooms to share). It. Was. Awesome! Well, the last of our spa going foursome is a year younger…

Friday Finds

April 20, 2012 at 10:14 pm

In addition to sales and free stuff, I tend to share and save articles and ideas that have captured my attention. So after Tuesday’s Tips, I started collecting some links for Friday Finds. 1. As you may know from my bio, I am from NJ. Maybe that is why this bit of “news” from the blog the Greatist really resonated with me: “Research suggests swearing…

Who knew?? Chicago Area Runners Association Discounts!

April 14, 2012 at 4:15 pm

So I joined CARA when I moved to Chicago. Being from NYC where the running scene lives and dies by NYRRC, I thought that is just what all runners do. CARA has discounts on some races and training programs so I felt like I was getting my money’s worth and contributing to the local running community. All good for the ~$40 per year. Then I…

A Healthy Deal – Vega Whole Food Health Optimizer Protein

April 13, 2012 at 1:42 pm

Please note: This deal has ended. So I watched Forks Over Knives and have been following various health and wellness sites on the internet. Many are espousing a plant based diet. The idea of plant based protein is really interesting to me. (What plants have lots of protein?) I saw Vega Complete Whole Food Optimizer a bunch of places and then on sale at Open…