Grab a Cup for the June Ultimate Coffee Date!

June 3, 2017 at 12:57 pm

Welcome to the 6th Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2017. This year continues to fly by. It’s mid-year already. Crazy – right? 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”…

Friday Five: Ways to Beat the Heat This Summer #Giveaway

June 2, 2017 at 7:02 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 “Summer Workouts” and they ask the question “how do you modify your workouts in the summer?” The toughest thing for me is dealing with heat and humidity. We’ve been pretty lucky here in Chicago so far this year with only…

Tried it Tuesday: Mouth Watchers Travel Toothbrush #Giveaway

May 30, 2017 at 7:26 am

If you come around here often, you know that I travel A LOT. When the folks at Mouth Watchers offered to send me their antimicrobial travel toothbrush, I said “YES, please!” Mouth Watchers makes “a better toothbrush for better health.” It has dual action flossing bristles that are ultra thin at the tip to reach and brush away food and plaque in hard to reach…

Good Food for Everybody from 88 Acres #Giveaway

May 29, 2017 at 6:35 am

Before we hit the Grand Canyon, Lauren tweeted to ask if I’d “found” 88 Acres. I supported their Kickstarter in 2014 and have been enjoying their seed based bars ever since. 88 Acres makes hand crafted, nut free bars in three flavors. Since then, they’ve launched other premium allergen free foods including “Seednola” and (delicious) seed butters in three varieties. I chatted with Hannah from…

More Awesome Snacks! NCA Sweets & Snacks ’17

May 28, 2017 at 2:37 pm

This was my fourth year attending the Chicago Sweets & Snacks show. In 2014, I worked with Simple Squares (recap) and in 2015, I worked with InBar (recap). Last year, I scored a media pass (recap). Armed with another media pass, I had just a few hours on the last day to find all the healthy snacks and treats. Again, they expanded the show to…

Subscription Box Saturday: RaceHer Box!

May 27, 2017 at 5:07 pm

As a female runner who loves gear and goodies, I was very excited when Stephanie asked me to check out RaceHer Box. RaceHer box is a new subscription box targeted at women runners. RaceHer launches June 1st and I got a sneak preview of the first box. RaceHer Box is the only running subscription box just for women runners. Everything inside is “designed to help…

Friday Five: Add Sparkl[ing Ice] to Summer Cocktails #Giveaway

May 26, 2017 at 6:11 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. It’s a free week and a LONG weekend. Yay! I have BBQs on my mind and was recently given the opportunity to try Sparkling Ice sparkling water drinks. Sparkling Ice wrote to me with some beverage swaps for the office. While I’m down with those,…