Category Archives: Giveaway

5 Reasons to Run the Loudoun Half & 8k

I know many people are still under a bunch of snow and ice, and it is hard to have the motivation to get out and run (or go to the gym). I know I always need something to look forward to, so for today’s Friday Five link-up, I bring you 5 Reasons to Run the Loudoun Half & 8k. I ran the 8k last year and really enjoyed this race! 5 Reasons to Run the Loudoun Half & 8k The Ashburn Area Running Club’s Loudoun Half & 8K is…

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Delicious Vegan & Gluten-free Pancakes + A Giveaway!

I have been vegan and gluten-free for a few years now. I have experimented numerous times trying to find a delicious way to make pancakes. I have tried combining various flours, using GF Bisquick, and making oat pancakes. Most of the time my creations are edible, but have never been like “normal” pancakes. That is, until I found Nicole’s Naturals Gluten-free and Waffle Pancake Mix. I made these pancakes twice so far, and both times they have been fluffy, moist, and delicious. Even Nathan, who…

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Have you tried a Tri? (plus an awesome giveaway!)

I have officially signed up for my first triathlon! Last year I was supposed to do one on my 30th birthday, but it got cancelled and I ended up running the Leesburg 20k instead. I was super bummed that I couldn’t do the tri, so I signed up for a duathlon last September. (I suppose it makes more since to do a du before a tri, but…) Anyways, after looking at the race website for some of the races I did earlier this year (Santa’s Workshop…

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Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Bunco Party!

This month I hosted some ladies from my Moms Run This Town running group at my house for a festive evening at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Bunco Party! I think I picked a perfect theme because most of my holiday decorations are Disney-related, so I didn’t have to do any extra decorating! I set up three tables in my living room and got ready for an evening of fun. For those of you who are unfamiliar, Bunco is a simple dice-rolling game that is easy to…

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RawSpiceBar Preview & Giveaway!

For those who know me, I enjoy cooking. (Well, when I have the time and the ingredients…!) I love to branch away from the typical American dishes and like to create new flavors. I like to try new ingredients (check out my Ingredient of the Month link-up!) and am super excited to try new spices each month from RawSpiceBar! Each month I can get three premium spice blends from around the world delivered directly to my door. With 2-5 ounces of spice blends, I will have…

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ABBA Paleo Bars Review & Giveaway

  I first learned about ABBA Paleo Bars at the Leesburg 5k that I ran back in October. ABBA Paleo was a sponsor for the event and they had a booth set up with samples of their product. I had the chance to try a few different flavors and was instantly hooked. These bars: Are Made from mostly organic ingredients. Contain carbohydrates only in amounts necessary for the texture of the bar. Have a favorable protein to carbohydrate ratio. Contain healthy fats, greens, and antioxidants. Have a serving size…

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Catchy Bands by Tavel Designs

Aren’t these Catchy Bands just the cutest no-slip headbands?! I absolutely love the Disney designs! You know what else is great about them? It’s something that makes them different from other companies… These bands are adjustable! Yes, you read that right – adjustable! We all know that everyone’s heads are not the same size and some people like to wear their bands tighter (me) or looser (my mom). That is why these Catchy Bands are so awesome! Bonus – they are also less inexpensive than…

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Julienne Peeler Giveaway Event

  Julienne Peeler Giveaway Event (9/8) Are you a total foodie and just have to have all of the coolest kitchen tools you can find? Well, you don’t want to leave this nifty little gadget out of your foodie tool box! This awesome julienne peeler not only peels perfect julienne cut veggies… but it also slices the most perfect round slices of cucumber and potato slices as well! Check out Andrea’s video demonstration and review to see the proof. Prize Information 10 entrants will win…

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