Lucky Me! Back at Natural Products Expo West

March 13, 2017 at 7:57 am

Last year was my first visit to Expo West (day 1 and recap) and it was AWESOME. I plotted my return a bit more carefully after also heading out to kid sister Expo East as an official Expo Blogger last fall. This year, I took off on Friday so I was able to attend Friday, Saturday and for a little while on Sunday. I arrived…

5 Reasons to Support my NYC 1/2 for Alexandra’s Playground

March 10, 2017 at 9:06 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. I’m going off topic to tell you about one of my fave causes and fave races. Every year, I run the NYC Half with Alexandra’s Playground. I’m going to tell you why and how you can support me if you’d like. (Hint – there is…

Tried It Tuesday: The RunBud by Volume Maker

March 7, 2017 at 6:59 pm

I “met” Volume Maker on Instagram. I followed them after checking out a giveaway. The wireless RunBud headphones caught my interest. They are tiny and I wondered how well they worked. I sent Volume Maker a message and they sent me a pair to try out! (Plus, they offered a discount code for my readers, so read on.) Volume Maker calls the RunBud “a superior…

Get Ready for Spring with Moonfish! #Giveaway

March 7, 2017 at 6:13 am

My friend, Sarah, from Moonfish hosted an awesome spring pop up shop in Edgebrook last weekend. Good news if you are in the Chicago area, she’s hosting another one in Lakeview this weekend, too. It’s at Sugar Fix Dental Loft on 3/11 – 13. Learn more or make an appointment here. Don’t worry, if you’re not in the area, I picked up a little something…

Food for “Doers” – Country Archer Jerky #Giveaway

March 6, 2017 at 7:00 am

I met the folks from Country Archer at Expo East. They invited me over via Instagram. They were launching their link of high protein meat bars, Frontier Bars, and let me try all the jerky. Recently, when they offered me a “Big Adventure Pack” to check out all of their jerky flavors and the Frontier Bars, I said “yes, please!” as fast as I could…

Spark the Season with Johnsonville & Chicago Polar Plunge

March 5, 2017 at 2:03 pm

People in Chicago LOVE spring and summer and LOVE to do good for others. What better way to “spark the season” than with the world’s largest grill and the Chicago Polar Plunge? It’s been a mild winter, but spring is still a ways off. If folks are willing to jump in Lake Michigan, we should be ready to fire up the grill. Right? Johnsonville invited…

Grab a Cup for the March Ultimate Coffee Date!

March 4, 2017 at 11:49 am

Welcome to the third Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2017. Another year is off to a quick start. I‘m linking up with Coco @ Running with Perseverance and Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner. What is the Ultimate Coffee Date? Imagine we are having coffee together… this post is what I would tell you. So grab a cup , “listen” and then tell…