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…

Lifebooker – Closet Cleaning and Shopping with KS Style Consulting

April 11, 2012 at 2:37 pm

I purchased a closet cleaning and personal shopping session with Katie Schuppler from KS Style Consulting from Lifebooker. Since I am off this week, I had Katie come over and check out the closet. Great things about this deal – 1. It was crazy affordable – $39 for 2 hour closet organization 2. Katie suggested ways to wear some things – pairings for the loners…

Ready, Set… Here Goes Nothing!

April 9, 2012 at 7:56 pm

Wow – starting a blog is more difficult that I expected. What can I possibly write that is unique and worth the time to look for and read? Well… I have been talking about starting a blog for months. Everyone is good at something. I realized after months of sending people links to articles, recipes, great deals, connections, etc. that I am good at networking…