Runners: Protect Yourself from Crime When Running Alone!

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    I’ve mentioned a lot that I started running again last summer but one thing I didn’t mention was that I was always a little nervous about being out alone. For most of the summer I was able to get one of my teen daughters to run with me and being in a group […]

Join the Celebrate Differences 5K Fun Run 2015 4/26 | Oswego, IL #Discount

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  Last week I told you about how I was partnering with Champions for Kids to donate snacks for students. I was supposed to choose a local organization to have these snacks donated to and I chose Celebrate Differences in Oswego, IL (my hometown), which is a disabilities awareness center. This was my first chance […]

Dirty Girl 5K Mud Run and Obstacle Course

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I received registration in exchange for this post. All opinions are my own.   Well, I am happy to say that my spring and summer is filling up with 5K fun runs and obstacles course races. I have every Saturday in May filled up and June and July is almost all booked too. I just […]

#WarriorUp in 2015 and Join the Warrior Dash Obstacle Race | #WD2015

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I received registration in exchange for this post. All opinions are my own.   Who’s going to be participating in the 2015 Warrior Dash obstacle race this year? I have to say, this is one obstacle race/mud run that intimidates me just a tad bit. The Warrior Dash is a 3 to 4 mile obstacle […]

The 2015 Glo Run | Is There One Near You?

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I received registration in exchange for this post. All opinions are my own.   One fun run I have never done (hey that rhymes!) is The Glo Run. The Glo Run is just what you thin it is – it’s a 5K glow in the dark fun run. I’m going to be bringing Gracie and […]

2015 Mudderella Mud Run | Own Your Strong!

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I received registration in exchange for this post. All opinions are my own.   Who’s going to be participating in the 2015 Mudderella mud run this year? I missed out last year so I’m really looking forward to this year. Mudderella will be in Chicago on May 30 but they are going to be all […]

2015 Color In Motion 5K | Find a Location Near You!

2015 Color In Motion 5K

I received registration to this run in exchange for this post. All opinions are my own.     Hey! If you’re going to be in the Chicago area on June 21 – be sure to join the Color In Motion 5K because it’s going to be a BLAST! The Color In Motion 5K is a […]

2015 Rugged Maniac Obstacle Race | 10% OFF!

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I received registration in exchange for this post. All opinions are my own.   I know it’s only January… but ya better start thinking about spring. Spring means all of the fun runs and obstacle races are BACK! I already have May through August booked and I’m so excited! I’m going to be sharing them […]

The BADASS Dash™ is Coming to Chicago, $15 Discount Here! Funds Go To Autism Speaks

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I received our registration in exchange for this post. All opinions are my own.   Well, I’ve managed to keep the girls pretty active this summer… despite Emma’s knee injuries. Becca has been joining me in the color runs and hopefully a few more fun runs before the year is over. This time it’s Austin’s […]

The Color Run | Chicago | #Happiest5K

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A big thanks to The Color Run for providing us tickets into this event in exchange for this post. All opinions are my own.   The Color Run: 2014 Kaleidoscope Tour was this past weekend and it was a BLAST! This was our first color run and it exceeded our expectations for sure. Unfortunately Emma […]

Color In Motion 5K | Chicago 6/22 | Get $9 Discount Off Registration HERE

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I received our registration in exchange for this article. Hey! If you’re going to be in the Chicago area on June 22 – be sure to join the Color In Motion 5K because it’s going to be a BLAST! The Color In Motion 5K is a fun run so no need to worry if you’re […]

March of Dimes 5K in Chicago with #TeamKmart

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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Kmart. I received product samples and a travel stipend to attend an event, and I received a promotional item to thank me for participating and a donation was made on my behalf to March of Dimes.   Yesterday was the March […]

Fitness Friday Link Up | Send me Your Juicing Recipes, Fun Workouts, Etc.

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Welcome to Fitness Friday! Fitness Friday will be a weekly post where we can all write an update on how our week went concerning diet changes, exercise, weight loss or inches lost, our achievements for the week and our failures. It will also include our goals for the following week. I skipped my Fitness Friday […]

Swimming or Jogging? Keep Your Cell and Other Belongings Dry with the SPIbelt.

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I received the product below to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own. Last year we did a lot of traveling. So much traveling that I made a “2013 Travel Guide” to advertise all of the places we were going and staying and all of the products I used through out our travels. The […]


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