10 Ways to Stay Fit & Healthy on Vacation This Summer

May 14, 2015 at 5:53 am
I was running when I took this photo! One way to stay fit on vacation!

I don’t know about you but I am ready for summer AND I need a vacation. I am re-posting some great tips on fit, healthy vacations from last May that you may not have seen. The good folks at Greatist came up with 24 Simple Tips for Staying Fit on Vacation¬†and an awesome checklist to go with it.¬†I recommend that you check out this article…

Wednesday Giveaway Link Up #18

May 13, 2015 at 5:36 am
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You probably know by now that Smitha invited me to co-host her Wednesday Giveaway Round Up in the new link up format. You can learn more about Smitha and the link up here. This is week is #18! Last week we had 48 giveaways linked up plus my race entries (LAST DAY! oops! Ends 5/15. Winners selected and notified over the weekend.) So head down…

Tried It Tuesday: The Square from Clean Bottle #Giveaway

May 12, 2015 at 6:16 am
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If you have been around here a while, you may know that I am a bit obsessed with Kickstarter. I support lots of cool food companies that I work with among other things. When Enerchi Bites did their Kickstarter, I received an awesome, custom metal Square bottle from Clean Bottle as a perk. Then, Clean Bottle had a Kickstarter for their new line that included…

Snack Powerfully with Super Pop! Bars #Giveaway

May 11, 2015 at 6:12 am
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I love when a friend recommends a great product to me – especially when it is delicious and nutritious! Running pal, Jamie, introduced me to Melissa and Super Pop! Protein Nut Butter Bars. Melissa, an LA mom started Super Pop! in Los Angeles with a healthy popcorn business. She then started making popcorn based healthy snack bars. She later switched popcorn to puffed quinoa and…

Currently – Almost Summer Edition

May 10, 2015 at 8:52 am
Scenes from Instagram - Row 1 Chicago, Row 2 Miami and Row 3 Chicago

Currently… A post on “things of the moment” for me (#9). [Inspired by Marcia and other bloggers.] State of things: My last currently post had me not knowing if I was coming or going. I had a much calmer April and May so far. I was only on 8 plane segments since then and 2 were for pleasure and 2 were a mix of business…

Friday Finds: For Moms + You, Too!

May 8, 2015 at 7:22 am
Friday Finds Moms

It’s Mother’s Day this weekend – need a fun gift? I know that I am a little late for any plan in advance finds, but don’t despair! If you are going to see your mom, you can bring flowers, write a poem, make a photo album, cook something or even make her a playlist (you can do that virtually, too!) Not nearby? Check out some…

ICU (Not the Intensive Care Kind!)

May 7, 2015 at 6:03 am

It is not often that a blog post idea hits me in a work meeting – at least not while I am actually paying attention. I work on a health care transparency software product and we are adding behavioral health into our platform. In addition to provider and cost search, we are discussing teletherapy and cognitive behavioral therapy programs, too. My customer (a large midwest…