Healthier in ’17: FlapJacked Mighty Muffins #Giveaway

January 16, 2017 at 7:03 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 chatted with the folks from FlapJacked…

Currently: Winter 2017

January 15, 2017 at 8:29 am

Currently… A post on “things of the moment” for me (#15). [Inspired by Marcia and other bloggers.] State of things: Winter in Chicago can be tough. It’s cold and dreary and the sun rises late and sets early. I did the exercise of thinking of 5 Things I’m Looking Forward To (So Far) in ’17 and also to put my 2017 Vacation Bucket List together.…

Friday Five: 2017 Vacation Bucket List

January 13, 2017 at 7:16 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 “dream vacations or winter destinations.” The Husband and I need to plan a vacation for this year, so I’m going to do some brainstorming here. Any additional suggestions or comments are welcome! 1. Argentina and Chile – The Husband and…

Healthier in ’17: Stay in the Game with Salonpas #Giveaway

January 10, 2017 at 5:50 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. Many people resolve to “get fit” and then hit the…

Healthier Snacks in ’17: TeaSquares #Giveaway

January 9, 2017 at 5:27 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. I love healthy snacks and local entrepreneurs. When Jordan from…

Grab a Cup for the 1st Ultimate Coffee Date of ’17

January 8, 2017 at 8:18 am

Welcome to the first Ultimate Coffee Date link up of 2017. I am finding it hard to believe that it’s 2017, but… it must be. Last year went by in a blink – didn’t it? 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…

Friday Five: 5 Things I’m Looking Forward to in ’17

January 6, 2017 at 7:29 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 “goals, resolutions, or other things you’re looking forward to in the new year.” I did my resolutions last week, so this week I’ll tell you about “5 Things I’m Looking Forward to in 2017.” The Husband is doing some serious…