Welcome to the Summer Blog Tour!! I’m participating in this tour by doing a review and giveaway from MelanSol 100% Natural Sunscreen by Pure Sunscreen. I received the sunscreen right before I headed to the beach for review. Couldn’t ask for better timing than that! I got their hightest protection of SPF30. It’s a… Read More Review and Giveaway of Melansol Sunscreen-Closed
I went into my first mud run completely unprepared. I didn’t know what I should wear or how to prepare for the obstacles. So I’ve decided to write down tips that I think will help me and hopefully you for your mud race. Mine will be August 27th and I’m already thinking about all the… Read More Preparing For A Mud Run Race
I was very lucky to receive for review a headband from Bondi Bands. I got a black head band with a glow in the dark picture and message. Mine was perfect for me – Wanna Race and the picture is of a turtle. You know that’s my motto when running, slow and steady. The first thing that… Read More Review and Giveaway of Bondi Bands!!-Closed
DinoDirect contacted me and offered to let me review a few of their products. DinoDirect is a company that has a little bit of everything. Since my blog is about trying to get in shape I went directly to their workout equipment. I choose three items, a heart rate watch, a jump rope and a… Read More My Review of DinoDirect
First off, smile with me 🙂 You made it through another week and deserve a big smile. You’ve got the whole weekend ahead of you so make it a good one! This week’s featured Smiley Hopper is Kristina from Racing and Saving Mama!! I asked Kristina a few questions about herself and her blog so… Read More I’m the Featured Blogger on Smile with me Saturday!!
If you go like Easy Canvas Prints today on facebook you can get 50% off plus free shipping on your first order! How awesome is that? Go to www.facebook.com/easycanvasprints and like them. If you have any trouble with this link look on the right side of my blog and you’ll find a link to their… Read More 50% Off at Easy Canvas + free shipping today!!
When I was in college I could do the bare minimum working out wise and see results. I could casually workout for about a month and see nice results. Now that I’m in my 30’s it doesnt’ work like that anymore. As you know I’ve been working out really hard since January. For the past… Read More Hello Muscle!
The winners were chosen by random.org The 3 winners for the Reviva Facial products are: Sam, David and Lisa. All have confirmed by email. Amazingly they all wanted different products so everyone is going to get what they asked for! How neat is that? The winner for the Razor Blade Sharpener is Sam. She has… Read More We Have Winners for Facial Products and Razor Blade Sharpener
Here are some new coupons! $1.00 off Sara Lee deli meat or pre-sliced meat $0.75 off any one Newman’s Own Salad Dressing $1.00 off (2) packages of any OSCAR MAYER Hot Dogs Plus there are 2 new daily deal sites. 1. Beauty Club – 90% off Hair, Skin and Beauty Products. 3 FREE samples with… Read More New Coupons and Daily Deal Sites!
Congrats to Doreen Hayes! Coupon Cousins, H20 at Home-Baby Steps, *ohmygoshbeck*, Beauty Brite, Mommy’s Crazy 4 Coupons, Let’s Start Saving Now, A Dime at A Time, 3 Broke Chicks, Columbian Coupon Clippers and I will be teaming up to do a $50 Amazon gift card giveaway!! These links are their facebook pages which you will need… Read More $50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!!!- Closed
To be honest I find this weeks meal plan a little hard. I just am not in the “food mood”. If I could get away with feeding the family sandwiches for dinner all week I might try but I think they might revolt if I do. So I’ll give meal planning a shot. Monday –… Read More What We’re Eating This Week
As you know because I’ve overemphasized it, I ran the USMC Mud Run last weekend. Because of this I’ve taken it a little easier this week. Instead of working out 6 days like I normally do I only did 3 days. Tuesday my pal Carina and I went to the gym and walked on the treadmill.… Read More My Workout Summary For This Week
The Couponing rules in Canada are a little different than they are in the States but the bottom line is Yes you can still save big. Yes you can sometimes purchase a $100 worth of groceries for as little as $18, its been done time and time again. Canadian Free Stuff is here to help you figure… Read More Have you ever wondered how to Extreme Coupon in Canada?
Since I know you’re just dying to see more pics of me at the race here is a quick post. 😉 I’m in the lower right corner. This is the start of the race when we’re all still nice and clean. This is the hubs clearing the first big obstacle. He’s… Read More The Professional Pictures of Me and the Hubs at The USMC Mud Run
Easy Canvas Prints emailed and asked if I wanted to review their canvas and I said YES PLEASE! I have a digital camera attached to my side at all times. I LOVE taking pictures. I have a few generic canvas pictures that we bought from a local store that I like so I was super excited… Read More My Review of Easy Canvas Prints
My fellow fitness blogger Let’s Move It Momma’s came up with a fantastic idea. She’s hosting a virtual 5k the week of July 3-9th. I can’t believe I didn’t come up with this idea. 😉 You can run outside or on a treadmill. She has several giveaways that you will be entered into by completing… Read More Independence Virtual 5k – Sign up Now!!
This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Walgreens for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I’m always looking for ways to save money and help my budget out. One way I do that is to buy Walgreens Brand Health & Wellness Products instead of name brands. I like to buy the Walgreens… Read More Using Walgreens Brand Health and Wellness Products are a Great Way to Save Your Budget
What a blast today was. I did the USMC 5k Mud Run . I have to say even with looking at last years photos I was still unprepared for today’s race. I thought that I was in pretty good shape but this race kicked my butt. It was an off road race with about 18 obstacles sprinkled throughout. It… Read More I Did the USMC Mud Run Today!
The kiddos and I had a yummy smoothie for our afternoon snack today. Here’s how I made it: 1 1/2 peeled and sliced frozen banana 1 cup frozen raspberries 1 1/2 cups of Raspberry Lemonade (I used Simply Lemonade Brand) 1 scoop of vanilla whey powder Blended all together. You can always substitute whatever fruit… Read More Yummy Raspberry Smoothie Recipe!
This contest is closed. We have 3 winners – Sam, David and Lisa. Congrats! I was contacted by Reviva Labs to see if I would like to try out some of their skin care products. My immediate response was absolutely! I’m a girl afterall, who doesn’t want to try out skin care products? I was… Read More Review and Giveaway of Reviva Skin Products!! 3 Winners!- Closed
Mylikes is a website that pays you money to do sponsor tweets and facebook posts. All you need is a twitter, facebook and paypal account. You do not have to have a blog. Every few days they’ll send you tweet and post suggestions. You can choose to tweet it out or not. You can choose to do both… Read More Join MyLikes For a Simple Way to Make Money!
What’s yourRealAge is a pretty in-depth questionnaire put out by Dr. Oz. It measures things like your health, your activity level, what you eat and just about everything else! I took the test because with all my working out and trying to eat properly I wondered if it was paying off. My actual age is 35… Read More What’s Your Real Age?
So as the title of this blog might suggest, I too am always racing around the place trying to save money for our household. I have discovered that it is easier for me to shop online while the kids are asleep then try to drag them around on a weekend from store to store. Trust me with… Read More Big Savings With My Coupons.com and The One Income Dollar
As you know I’m trying to eat healthier. I certainly don’t always succeed. Here’s what I’m eating this week to try to eat better. For Breakfast I’ll be eating several different things: Turkey Sausage, egg and cheese Burrito – See recipe below. Oatmeal and fruit Slimfast and fruit Lunch: PB&J sandwiches Lean Cuisines Snacks: Yogurt… Read More What We’re Eating This Week
Swing on over to Parent Palace and participate in my Get Fit Challenge. This week we’re toning your arms. Feel free to leave a comment with a link to your post about your fitness post. Have a great week!!
All in all I’m pretty pleased with how this week’s workouts went. Monday I hiked in the mountains; which was wonderful. While it wasn’t intense it was wonderful spending the time with my family. I took Tuesday off to recover from our trip. Wednesday I was back at it in my kick boxing class. It… Read More This Week’s Workout Summary
Our Winner is: Comment #7 Sam via random.org. Just in time for Father’s day a giveaway for Dad! I received a Razor Blade Sharpener from Razorpit to review. The Razor Blade Sharpener promises to lengthen the life of a razor blade from 10 uses to about 150! Not only does that save you a bunch of money,… Read More Review and Giveaway of Razor Blade Sharpener!!-Closed
I’m so excited. Last night I signed up for my second race of this season. I’ve really been itching to do more races but since my son’s soccer games have been going on during the same time as races I put racing aside. That is until now! I signed up for the USMC 5k Mud… Read More Doing the USMC 5k Mud Run!!!