Local Goodies and Fun Stuff

May 22, 2012 at 7:26 am

Last week, I wrote about my beloved iPhone. This week, I tackle another topic near and dear to me… farmer’s markets — well… local food markets in general. My runner gals and I have been seen running with farmer’s market goodies because we have stopped mid-run. (Normally, we go after we finish running, but once in a while we get the logistics mixed up and…

Guest Post – Pam’s “Dream Dinners” Experience

May 21, 2012 at 8:48 pm

Check out guest blogger (and photographer extraordinaire), Pam Lagger’s review of her experience with the Dream Dinners $75 certificate I won and she used! (Dream Dinners is a nationwide chain with 2 locations in Chicago) Here’s what Pam had to say! A few weeks ago Erica, being the extremely generous friend that she is, gave me a $75 Dream Dinners gift certificate she couldn’t use…

Friday Finds – Get ‘Appy!

May 18, 2012 at 7:51 am

I realized that I have been blogging for 6 weeks and I have not yet mentioned my beloved iPhone. I love him. (her?) Regardless, I was a doubter, but “it” changed my life for the better. That said, I found 2 cool posts of awesome free or cheap apps to check out this week. 1. Daily Candy has “21 Apps to Keep You in Sync”:…

I Blabbed (I Mean Blogged) Too Soon – Gilt Deal for KlutchClub

May 16, 2012 at 7:25 am

Normally, I don’t post two days in a row, but this could be a good one! So last week I saw a post for a new service called Bestowed. Bestowed is a new healthy snack box that arrives monthly with 5 new snacks chosen by a registered dietician (according to them “each one hand picked by celebrity nutritionist and author Heather Bauer”.) I was going…

Through Her Eyes Project and Some Deals!

May 15, 2012 at 9:24 am

My friend Sarah sent me some info. for a documentary opening in Chicago on June 1 that looks awesome: The Through Her Eyes Project: Opening reception on June 1st from 6 – 9pm. The exhibit will take place at the Chicago Art Department located at 1932 South Halsted #100 Chicago, IL 60608. General viewing will be held on June 2nd & 3rd from 12 –…

Friday Finds

May 11, 2012 at 8:18 am

I found a lot of interesting fitness/health related articles this week. 1. The Greatist offers 30 Convincing Reasons to Start Running Now. They had me at “Hello”. 2. Everyday Health touts one of my tried and true methods for getting fitter faster: Interval Training. 3. Those guys at Fitsugar are suggesting my personality traits may be making me fat – umm gluttony maybe?! Oh no,…

Last Finds for Mother’s Day – I Promise

May 8, 2012 at 5:22 pm

Ok – last finds for Mother’s Day – I promise. Daily Candy Deals is offering a $25 credit in June for any $50 deal purchased before May 13th. You can do national offers online or local offers in major cities. Buy a gift, get a gift. Another WIN-WIN! Had enough materialism from me already this month? – how about a charitable donation in honor of…