Thought Provoker from Daily Zen List (+ My Two Cents)

August 17, 2014 at 8:20 am
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Don sent me a note that said that this “Daily Zen List” was “blog-worthy.” I trust Don, so I checked it out. I agree but I feel that this list requires a bit of preface. The author is being sarcastic. I LOVE the sarcastic. That said, it doesn’t always translates as well in the written media. This may be why those of you who only know me here on the blog may think I am all…

Friday Finds: 2 Cool Ways to Be Part of the Greater Good for Less + More!

August 15, 2014 at 6:59 am
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CharitySub is a cool new way to support worthy causes. How? It’s as easy as 1-2-3. 1. You donate $5 per month. 2. Each month CharitySub selects and highlights 3 non-profits making a difference within a single cause. On the first of each month, you get an email detailing that month’s focus. [This month's focus is STEM. Learn more on Facebook.] Then, you pick which of the three featured charities will receive your $5 donation…

Training for NYC in Style with New Gear from Coeur Sports!

August 14, 2014 at 5:54 am
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I kicked off my training for my 15th NYC Marathon and I received a welcome little boost. Coeur Sports sent me their cute Fleet Foxes Run Shorts and matching tank. It came at the perfect moment. On Saturday, I returned from a tough 12.5 mile run at Waterfall Glen (legs like rubber) to a parcel. I ripped it open and tried it on right away. It looked so cute, and was so comfortable, that I almost wanted to go running again. Coeur…

Tried It Tuesday: Accessories for Summer Fun (#Giveaway)

August 12, 2014 at 5:47 am
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Summer can be fun, but a bit messy (and buggy), too! I mentioned a few weeks ago that there are some new apps for beating mosquitos this summer, but they don’t seem to work. I had the opportunity to try Mosquitno bracelets and Spotz to beat the bugs and I am going to tell you how it went. I also got an awesome Planet Wise Wet Dry Bag that is perfect for the swimming pool,…