Friday Finds: Hear All About It, Get Creative & Deals

April 5, 2013 at 5:50 am

Ever feel like you have no time to keep up with news and current events? I do. Enter Umano. Umano is an app that takes insightful content found online and has professional voice actors read it to you. (Maybe even bad news will sound better?) According to Umano, “the amalgamation of high-quality journalism and convenient delivery is what makes Umano different from traditional radio, podcasts…

A Winner & Guest Post from “Breaking Up with Captain Crunch”

April 4, 2013 at 5:35 am

Susannah from Out Went the Light is the winner of the OKU Oxygen DNA jacket! Thanks to all who participated! Sad that you did not win? Use these offers to try OKU Oxygen: For all readers: OKU Oxygen is offering you a discount of 10% off any purchases with the code OKU10. Also, purchases over $100 will get free shipping. (Please note: the US site…

Be Calm, Don’t Be Fooled, Stay Strong & Go Shopping

April 2, 2013 at 5:47 am

So my 21 day meditation challenge started off great… until Day 5 when I went to New York City with friends. Then I fell off the cliff and never went back. I am not giving up though. Now I am thinking of checking out Calm.com. The website offers 2, 10 or 20 minute free guided meditations to the sounds of forest rains, lapping tides or…

1st Quarter 2013 – Running Roundup

March 31, 2013 at 7:30 am

In describing my blog and affiliations to someone recently, I said that I am more of a blogging runner than a running blogger. I do like to write about running, races and tips/tricks for running but that is not enough to call this a running blog. That said, I am going do an all running post today with the running recap of the first quarter…

Friday Finds: Online Memory Keeper, Get Smart with wiseGeek & Deals!

March 29, 2013 at 5:46 am

I love to remember things that happen in my days – funny, interesting or touching to me. Sometimes I write things down on scraps of paper or jot notes on my iPhone notepad. Imagine my surprise when I saw Memmee in a list of must have new apps from Daily Candy. What is memmee? memmee is a “new platform for busy people who want to…

Wisdom from Strong Inside Out & 30×30 Hits Chicago!

March 28, 2013 at 5:44 am

I wrote about Amy Clover’s 30 x 30 IndieGoGo campaign in January. I am a “Greatist Ambassador” and one of the perks is being hooked up to a great Facebook group where Ambassadors share ideas, questions and comments. Amy posted a link to a really cool project she ran on IndieGoGo. Amy is a fitness trainer in Los Angeles and is currently is doing a…

I Forgot That It Is “Take Time Tuesday”!

March 26, 2013 at 12:57 pm

Please excuse the double post today! I forgot it was Take Time Tuesday! Well, actually I remembered but I am such a creature of habit and am disciplined about my blog schedule, I had already written my post today! What is Take Time Tuesday? It is a link up started by Katie @ Live Half Full. A link up is a set of connected posts…