An Awesome Set of Lessons Learned…

August 28, 2014 at 5:59 am
222158_10150189612955745_1866590_n

I started reading the uber smart blog Brain Pickings a few years ago. This blog was started seven years ago by Maria Popova as a quick email to some friends. Brain Pickings is a “human-powered discovery engine for interestingness, a subjective lens on what matters in the world and why, bringing you things you didn’t know you were interested in — until you are. Founded in 2006 as a weekly email that went out to seven friends…

Look (and Feel) Good on the Run without Breaking the Bank!

August 26, 2014 at 5:39 am
run deals fi

This post is updated from a guest post I wrote this summer for Eat, Drink and be Mary. It’s almost Labor Day – if you can believe that. If you like running in the fall as much as I do, it’s time to dust off your running gear and hit the roads/trails. What better way to start fresh than to pick up a few new pieces of running gear or new running sneakers? How about getting some great deals…

Finds’ Fave Torie & Howard Candy Review + #Giveaway

August 25, 2014 at 6:13 am
Torie and Howard Organic Hard Candy

You may remember my Torie & Howard Organic Hard Candy mini-review from the Snack Show. I tried Tori & Howard’s hard candies in my April Bestowed box review and said, “I love hard candy and these are delicious and refreshing. They last a long time, too!” The product line has a great story, too. The founders both experienced significant health events that changed the way they looked at food and nutrition. They say: “For Howard, losing over a hundred pounds led to a…

Go Back to School with Finds’ Fave PB & Co (#Giveaway)

August 24, 2014 at 4:57 am
PB & Co FI

If you read this blog, you know I LOVE peanut butter (especially from Finds’ Fave Peanut Butter & Co) and that I am NOT a food blogger. That said, I was beyond delighted when Adam from PB & Co got in touch to invite me to be a part of their Yum Squad – a new ambassador group. Do I want to get access to new goodies and giveaways from one of my favorite companies? Hell, yes!…