Currently… Summer Time Edition

July 22, 2017 at 5:46 pm

Currently… A post on “things of the moment” for me (#17). [Inspired by Marcia and other bloggers.] State of things: Another year is flying by! I typically write these posts every other month, but this is the first since March. We’ve been on the go a bunch and loved our trip to Berlin. I loved Amanda’s (runner and product tester extraordinaire) wedding in Rhode Island…

Friday Five: Sweet Treats to Try and Share! #Giveaway

July 21, 2017 at 6:13 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. July is a “free” month, so I’m going to share five sweet treats to try and share. You may recall that I went to the NCA Chicago Sweets & Snacks Show in May. As a blogger, a bunch of awesome companies reached out to me…

Tried it Tuesday: Native Deodorant #Giveaway

July 18, 2017 at 6:11 am

Native Deodorant is “a deodorant that isn’t a chemistry experiment.” I was given the opportunity to try two of Native’s seasonal scents. Native is an all natural deodorant brand for men and women that contains only simple, all natural ingredients. These ingredients work together to naturally fight odors. Native Deodorant is made in small batches in the United States. They never test on animals, “except humans.” Native…

Safe Catch Seasoned Elite is a Safe Bet! #Giveaway

July 17, 2017 at 6:52 am

You may remember my rave review of low mercury, sustainably caught tuna from Safe Catch. I had the opportunity to try, and share, Safe Catch’s new “Seasoned Elite” line. They paired their best-selling, sustainably caught Elite Wild Skipjack Tuna with six premium spice blends and avocado oil to create delicious and uniquely flavored tunas. These new products align with their values of purity, transparency and…

Snack Box Sunday + Love with Food GF #Giveaway

July 16, 2017 at 1:40 pm

If you’ve been around here, you know I love subscription boxes of healthy snacks. I love finding new snacks and new items from some of my fave companies. I’ve tried pretty much all of them and keep subscriptions that I receive ongoing to a handful. I was out of town for work last week and came home to two for July – Love with Food…

Friday Five: 5 Things That Made Me Smile This Week

July 14, 2017 at 8:36 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. July is a “free” month, so I’m going to share 5 things that made me smile this week (and one that didn’t)! 5 Things That Made Me Smile This Week 1. Sunday workouts. Last weekend had gorgeous weather in Chicago. It was unseasonably cool (ish)…

Try it Tuesday: Pixie “Finder” #Giveaway

July 11, 2017 at 8:53 am

Nothing ruins the start to your day or a great workout like misplacing your keys or phone. The folks at Pixie have a solution that does not involve beeping or alarms. They offered to send me a Pixie kit and accessories to check out. Pixie lets you to track and find valuables with your smart phone or tablet. Pixie has “points” that continually communicate. This…