Friday Five: 5 Ideas for a “Spend Free” Weekend

June 16, 2017 at 1:30 pm

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 “Summer Running Tips.” I just did a few similar ones. I’m going to go with a topic I’ve covered before that came up in a podcast I listened to this week – having a “spend free” weekend. Oh, Internet, how…

Sharing my Haul from Sweets & Snacks #Giveaway

June 14, 2017 at 8:03 am

Did you see my recap from this year’s NCA Sweets and Snacks Show a few weeks ago? If you missed it, check it out HERE. This was my fourth year attending the show. The specialty and organic sections have really grown. There were a ton of great new healthy food vendors, some that I know and have shared before. Of course, there were tons of…

Tried it Tuesday: Urban Mattress Dreamy Combo Pillow

June 13, 2017 at 6:53 am

When it comes to pillows, I’m like Goldilocks. This one is too hard. This one is too soft. I’ve spent a lot of time (and money) looking for the perfect pillow. Enter Urban Mattress. They sent me a note asking if I wanted to check out their pillows. I said, “YES!” They believe “doing great things begins with waking up well.“ I agree. Urban Mattress…

Snacks for Dads & Grads from Boulder Canyon #Giveaway

June 12, 2017 at 6:04 am

Summer is here and it’s time for BBQs and parties for dads and grads. While you want to offer as many tasty snacks as possible, you can improve the nutritional values without sacrificing taste. Boulder Canyon Authentic Foods is “cooking up a better snacking experience with delicious gluten free, Non-GMO, low fat and low sodium options.” Their slogan is “Live Better. Eat Boulder.” You know…

A Few More Reasons to Love CorePower Yoga #Giveaway

June 11, 2017 at 8:59 am

As a runner, I love a good yoga class. Yoga’s a great way to slow down, to stretch out and to stay grounded. Like running, yoga is great solo or with friends. CorePower Yoga Chicago invited me to check out their “Bachelorette Bash.” They teamed up with The Knot to throw Chicago brides-to-be and their friends a wellness-inspired celebration. It included a 60 minute power…

Friday Five: 5 Ways to Stay Fit on The Road

June 9, 2017 at 6:38 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 “Vacation Spots” or “How to Fit in Your Workouts on Vacation.” I’m recycling a post from last year. As a road warrior, I’m always coming up with new ideas to stay fit on the road! 5 Ways to Stay Fit…

The Sky’s the Limit – Mizuno Wave Sky Shoe Review

June 8, 2017 at 7:44 pm

I love when an email comes through asking if I want to try new shoes from Mizuno. Do I? Of course, I do! I tried the Wave Rider 20 last fall (review). I’m a big Wave Rider fan and the 20s are a very good fit for me. I’ve been rotating them in ever since. As a Fitfluential Ambassador, I was offered the opportunity to…