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…

Support Alexandra’s Playground & Be Entered To WIN!

March 14, 2013 at 5:41 am

Please note the raffle is closed and winners have been announced. Please DO support Alexandra’s Playground, though! There are many charities that I feel passionate about for a variety of reasons; I write about them often. One that I have supported every year since it was founded is Alexandra’s Playground. This organization was founded by my friends, Andrea and Michael Vitale, to honor the life…

Serenity Now, Other Soothing Thoughts & a Little Retail Therapy!

March 12, 2013 at 5:40 am

I had a very hectic day at work yesterday…and my blog was down… and I was kicked off of Facebook (temporarily) for being reported as “not a real person or not who I claimed to be.” Sheesh! Serenity Now! Good thing that I clicked on the link to start my 21 Day (free) Meditation Challenge from Deepak Chopra and Oprah before I left for work.…

Obsession: Podcasts

March 10, 2013 at 8:51 am

Hello, my name is Erica and I am addicted to NPR podcasts. I have had an iPod forever, but it was pretty recent that I figured out how to load podcasts (and subscribe to them). Yeah, a failing of mine is only learning partial usage of devices (an applications) and then getting much less out of them than I could, but that’s a sad story…

Friday Finds: A Lot of Help From My Friends & Great Deals, too!

March 8, 2013 at 6:01 am

I was away most of the week at a conference in New Orleans. It was my first visit to the Big Easy. I was a bit alarmed that my hotel was on Bourbon Street. The smell in the morning there brought back memories of college bars (they bleach the street and it still reeks!) That said, I was pleasantly surprised with the rest of the…

15 Things Men Wish Women Knew (& Even More Things,Too)

March 7, 2013 at 6:43 am

From Shape Magazine by Jene Luciani I read this in Shape, and then saw it online, and I was reminded of MANY funny (and sometimes frustrating) conversations with the husband. Take a read through and see what you think! While you may envision most guys only think about sports, beer, and sex, believe it or not, they’re actually thinking about you, too. Or in this…