Friday Finds: Follow Friends & Feeds, Numbers for March & Great Deals

March 1, 2013 at 5:41 am

If you have read my blog a bit or know me, you may notice that I am a bit of a social media junkie. I guess it is better than some addictions to have, but it can be a bit of a drag for my husband and friends when I am glued to my screens. 😉 This week, I was introduced to two awesome sites…

Guest Post: “Healthy Little Secrets” from Wellness Coach Christine Fikany

February 28, 2013 at 5:36 am

Christine Fikany is a holistic health coach in Chicago who inspires women to be healthy and happy regardless of the hustle and bustle of every day life. She believes that every woman can – and should – live life to its absolute fullest. After working in the corporate world at the job she thought she wanted, she switched gears and went back to school to…

“Pandora for Art”, Q for Fitness & Deals!

February 26, 2013 at 5:48 am

My husband and I are the fortunate beneficiaries of his parents’ good taste. When they were younger, they invested in some up and coming artists. We now have some awesome art work that we love and that has both monetary and sentimental value. Pure Wow Chicago featured a cool new curated website yesterday that helps people match their tastes to the painting and prints of…

2 Good Causes+FUN = Love with Food and The Arts of Courage Project (GIVEAWAYS, too!)

February 24, 2013 at 8:28 am

Today’s topics don’t have a ton in common other than they both involve awesome women who both turned negatives into positives and are offering their special projects back to help others, raise awareness and spread the love (and goodies)! I goaded Stacy into getting a Love with Food subscription (and am sharing her terrific review) and I met Jorie Gillis and learned about her project…

Friday Finds: Oscar Sweetener, Feel “A Little Bit Better” & Great Deals!

February 22, 2013 at 5:33 am

I hate to say it, but I am still woefully behind on my Oscar movie watching. Of the best picture nominations, I have only seen Zero Dark Thirty (2 thumbs up). I am planning to see Silver Linings Playbook on Sunday. That said, there was not much to keep my interest past the red carpet. That was until I saw this chance to win on…

Wellness Rules of Healthy People & My Winners!

February 21, 2013 at 5:37 am

I love the website Well+Good NYC. I am sharing their (awesome) highlights of the book Integrative Wellness Rules: A Simple Guide to Healthy Living which they called 9 Wellness Rules of Exceptionally Healthy People by Carla Vass. (Note: text and a few links have been modified/added by me!) 9 Wellness Rules of Exceptionally Healthy People 1. Hang out with positive people and “movers-and-shakers”. Spend time…

Fitivity, No Equipment Exercise & Deals Dudes May Like

February 19, 2013 at 5:48 am

I saw a tweet yesterday that is SO true for me from fitivity Chicago: It then occured to me that I never checked out their app/website. So I did. fitivity allows you to find, or organize, activities in your community for sports, fitness and recreation. You can join groups based on your interest and location. Whether you want to participate in a pick-up basketball game,…