Get Fueled & Go Shopping, Too!

March 26, 2013 at 5:49 am

I first heard about Perfect Fuel Chocolate during their IndieGoGo campaign which I supported. I am still anxiously awaiting my perks (new flavors) to share with you all (well not all of you, but I will give some away!) I posted on their Facebook page and they offered to send me some Dark Chocolate Ginseng to try out, so OF COURSE I said yes! What…

Raffle Winners & Trying New Things

March 24, 2013 at 7:30 am

First things first. The winners of my raffle for support of Alexandra’s Playground’s NYC 1/2 team are: 1st prize – $100 Lole Women’s voucher – Kathy J. 2nd prize – $50 J Crew gift card – Lizz H. 3rd prize – runner’s goodie pack – Beth D. 4th prize – Alexandra’s Playground Tech Tee – Marcia K. 5th prize – 240 Sweet Hot Chocolate Gift…

Friday Finds: Ride with SideCar, Seriously!? Round 2 & Great Deals

March 22, 2013 at 5:46 am

I loved this PureWow post about SideCar so I am posting it with no edits. It really tickled me for some reason: From PureWow “Say you’re stranded with an armload of paper towels at the Target on Elston Avenue–and there’s not a bus or a cab in sight. Enter SideCar, a new app for iPhone and Android that connects on-demand drivers with people who need…

Love Lulu? Check Out OKU Oxygen & Enter to Win a Jacket!

March 21, 2013 at 5:31 am

If you ever read this blog, you know I love to workout, love my Pilates for Runners class (taught by Maureen at Flow Pilates in Chicago) and love to try new things – especially for FREE! So when Todd from Flow Pilates asked me if I wanted to try out some new capri pants by OKU Oxygen DNA that he is now carrying and distributing,…

Low-Cost, Effective Workouts with Bodbot or a Jump Rope & Mid-week Deals!

March 19, 2013 at 6:30 am

No time or cash for a personal training? Try the alpha version of BodBot, a free personal-training web and mobile app that generates workouts just for you. First you answer basic questions about gender, fitness goals and current workout practices. Then you answer some additional questions like: Do you have access to weights and gym equipment? What’s your realistic time commitment? How many nudge-y work-out-now…

5 Running Tips You Have Never Heard Before from the Balanced Runner

March 17, 2013 at 4:43 am

To get ready for today’s half marathon in New York City, I checked out these awesome and helpful tips from the Balanced Runner. The Balanced Runner uses principles from feldenkrais to help runners improve form and balance. And if you know me, you know my balance can use all of the help it can get! 5 Running Tips You Have Never Heard Before from the…

Friday Finds: ‘Appy St Patrick’s Day, Seriously? & Great Deals

March 15, 2013 at 5:41 am

It was another busy week and I was trying to figure out when I would find some fun stuff for Friday when an idea magically appeared from Lindsay at Launch Squad. She liked my blurb on Cleverbug and wrote to suggest a St Patrick’s Day post highlighting this and other cool apps that hail from Ireland. I love this idea (and the cool apps she…