Friday Five: Spring Running Must-Haves!

April 14, 2017 at 7:02 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. The theme this week is “Spring Running.” I’m a big fan of spring running and racing – aren’t you? Spring is short here in Chicago, so I try to enjoy every step. I am gearing up and getting ready. 5 Spring Running Must-Haves 1. A…

Wear Motivation on Your Wrist! Leisure Loops #Giveaway

April 10, 2017 at 5:48 am

You know I’m a fan of a good mantra. When Emma from Leisure Loops contacted me to see if I wanted to check out her motivational bracelets, of course I said “YES!” I’m pretty lame about accessories other than my watch, wedding/engagement rings and earrings, but I’m always willing to try. Leisure Loops “motivational braids” are handmade using recycled materials. They braid colorful (and monochrome)…

Erica Finds is FIVE! Blogiversary #Giveaway!

April 9, 2017 at 7:33 am

Time flies when you’re having fun! Five years has gone by since I published my first post on April 9, 2012. I really had no idea what I was doing! And, I had I no idea what this blog would bring into my life. I’ve made countless friends and connections, had amazing experiences and found tons of awesome products, services and fitness classes. Two years…

Friday Five: What’s in My Cup?

April 7, 2017 at 6:17 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. The theme this week is “Beverages.” So here’s what’s in my cup! My cup runneth over with… 1. COFFEE. My fave brew is the Cinnamon coffee from local seller The Coffee and Tea Exchange. Lately, I’ve been adding almond and coconut milk creamer from Nutpods…

My Haul from Expo West ’17 – Finds’ Faves #Giveaway

April 6, 2017 at 6:46 am

Sorry for the wait, I’m ready to share some of my loot from Expo West. If you missed it, here’s my recap (Day 1 and Day 2). I went for 2 days plus 90 minutes and met with lots of great vendors – old and new. I have a HUGE bag of Finds’ Faves because I love chatting with my fave brands and they love…

Hydration Helpers from Hydro Flask #Giveaway!

April 4, 2017 at 6:03 am

You may remember that I met the folks from Hydro Flask at Expo West.  Hydro Flask makes stainless steel insulated bottles and accessories to keep your hot stuff hot and cold stuff cold. They are laser focused on design and making the best, lightest bottles on the market. They recently launched water tumblers with silicone bottoms to they don’t bang on the tables. Wine carriers…

Check Out What’s New from Soul Sprout! #Giveaway

April 3, 2017 at 8:01 am

At Expo East I had the opportunity to meet with the CEO of Soul Sprout, Matt Fuller. I caught up with him again at Expo West and he gave me an update. Soul Sprout is expanding the variety and size of their truffles into a line of nut butter bites. You know I’m excited about that! You may remember that Soul Sprout uses organic, non-GMO,…