Healthier Cereal in ’17: Peak Sherpa Tsampa #Giveaway

January 30, 2017 at 7:19 am

Happy New Year! I have a confession to make. I’ve been holding out on you. This fall, I had the opportunity to test out a bunch of great healthy products. I decided to hold out and to do a “Healthier in ’17” series of posts and giveaways to power a healthier 2017 for my readers. At the last Chicago Sweets and Snacks Show, I met…

In These Times, We Need a Little Hygge…

January 29, 2017 at 7:42 am

It’s been a tough week to be American. The list of orders signed by our new President strikes out against refugees, immigrants, science, public broadcasting, women, arts, humanities, minority owned businesses, economic development, free trade, community organized policing, civil rights, the environment, the national parks and so much more. It’s easy to feel discouraged and to lose hope. I’ve been donating to organizations that support…

5 Reasons to Support Cycle for Survival #Raffle

January 27, 2017 at 6:47 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 so I’m going to use the time to shamelessly promote my Cycle for Survival team and invite you to support us. If you do, you can win some great prizes! This is the 6th year I am participating in Cycle for…

Healthier in ’17: Soul Sprout Snacks #Giveaway

January 24, 2017 at 6:13 am

Happy New Year! I have a confession to make. I’ve been holding out on you. This fall, I had the opportunity to test out a bunch of great healthy products. I decided to hold out and to do a “Healthier in ’17” series of posts and giveaways to power a healthier 2017 for my readers. At Expo East I had the opportunity to meet with…

Lululemon Run | ORD Retreat #Giveaway

January 23, 2017 at 6:27 am

Sometimes you’re hit with good fortune and you just have to enjoy the hell out of it! You may remember, in November I was invited by Lululemon Chicago to check out Lululemon’s winter run collection. I went to the store, chatted about my running with Beth, tried on all the clothes and walked away with awesome run tights and a cool new yoga top. That…

Friday Five: 5 Tips for Beating the Winter Blues

January 20, 2017 at 7:18 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 for this week is “winter activities.” I pretty much do the same activities in winter as every season – run, work, blog, fitness classes, etc. I received a helpful email recently from my health plan (of all places!) It was called “5 Tips for…

Healthier in ’17: Fawen Drinkable Soup #Giveaway

January 17, 2017 at 6:04 am

Happy New Year! I have a confession to make. I’ve been holding out on you. This fall, I had the opportunity to test out a bunch of great healthy products. I decided to hold out and to do a “Healthier in ’17” series of posts and giveaways to power a healthier 2017 for my readers. Drinkable soup is the new smoothie. At Expo East, I…