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  • Laundry Made Easier for Fitness Lovers + AMAZING LG Giveaway!

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    I think I can safely say that my readers are a community of heavy laundry doers. Whether you like to work out and are always washing sweaty clothes or you have children (which from what I can tell takes laundry to a whole new level) or both (hats off to you!), laundry seems like a [...]

  • Running In Newton’s: One Year Later (with a giveaway!)

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    Good morning! Today is my birthday and I kicked it by teaching yoga at 6 a.m. (just like last year!). My students sang the birthday song to me during backbends so that was sweet. Also sweet was my fiance who surprised me at the end of class by delivering three dozen roses, three balloons and [...]

  • Friday I’m In Love, Volume 7: Matcha, Mascara + Throwback Easter Pics

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    Happy Friday and happy Easter weekend! I have a few "Friday I'm in love" faves to share with you today including matcha, my favorite mascara, a Premier Protein giveaway and more but first...throwback Easter. I always miss my grandmother extra on Easter. I have so many memories of Easter Sunday at her house and taking [...]

  • Friday I’m In Love, Volume 6 (featuring my favorite seasonings!)

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    Happy Friday! A friend shared this with me on Facebook and it made me laugh. I have a few favorites to share with you today along with a giveaway for my favorite seasoning rubs of all time. Let's get started. The weather. The weather, the weather, the weather. It's INCREDIBLE in Charlotte this week. This [...]

  • 2016 Reader Survey + Giveaway

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    Hi and happy Monday! I hope that your week is off to a great start. Today I'm here to ask for your feedback with my first ever reader survey. In our yoga community, giving and receiving feedback is an important part of our culture as feedback is an extremely useful vehicle for growth. At the end of every [...]

  • Weekly Workouts + Dona Jo Fitwear Giveaway

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    Good morning! We are so enjoying our yoga retreat in the Dominican Republic. The group from our studio is leaving today but we are staying for a few extra days to soak up a little more sun and relaxation and some one-on-one time. Given that we practice twice a day on these retreats, I bring [...]

  • Recent Eats: Valentine’s Day + Entertaining with Blue Apron

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    After taking a hiatus from Blue Apron during Whole30, I sure was excited to see that box waiting at my doorstep last weekend! If you're a regular reader then you already know how much I love Blue Apron. If you're new here, let me give you a quick introduction. Blue Apron is a delivery service [...]

  • Friday I’m In Love, Volume 4

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    Hey, hey and happy Friday! It was a short week for me so it's hard to believe that Friday is already here but this is a "working weekend" so I guess it doesn't really matter anyway. We have our third teacher training weekend (out of eight) and this weekend we'll be teaching the trainees how to [...]

  • Holiday Week Workouts + Energy For One More (Giveaway!)

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    Hi! How was everyone's Christmas? (for those of you celebrating) I will be posting my recap of Christmas weekend on Monday morning but I thought it was time to check in after taking a little blog break since last Wednesday so I've got the weekly workout recap along with a giveaway. As I announced back [...]

  • 6 Things I Love About Blue Apron + Win A Week of Blue Apron!

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    This post is sponsored by Blue Apron. I am so happy that I was introduced to Blue Apron earlier this year. Although my experience with Blue Apron started as a partnership with the brand, it's become something that I personally use regularly as well. A delivery the week before we moved was a lifesaver in [...]

  • Resistance Band Workout + Date with Fitness Giveaway

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    This post is sponsored by Natural Delights but workout and ideas are my own! :) I have a fun post for you today that features a great at-home workout and a prize pack featuring one of my favorite sweet fruit snacks. Read to the end of the post for the giveaway! A few weeks ago [...]

  • Erin McDermott Jewelry Luxe Box Giveaway + Special Offer

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    Happy Monday! I have an amazing giveaway and special offer from my friend Erin McDermott to kick off the week. Erin just welcomed her first baby girl into this world, Coco. Erin is basically super mom right now as she cares for a newborn and her business during the busiest time of the year. She has been [...]

  • Let’s Hear It for the Boys + Larabar Giveaway

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    Hi and HAPPY FRIDAY! Weekends don't really truly exist for me since I teach on Saturdays and Sundays and always end up doing blog/writing/marketing work too but I do love them because I get to sleep a little later. After five days of getting up at 5 a.m., I welcome the opportunity to sleep until 7 or 8. [...]

  • Happy Friday! Erin McDermott Jewelry Giveaway

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    Happy Friday! In celebration of an amazing week full of growth and new beginnings, I have a sweet giveaway and discount for you today from my friend Erin McDermott. Erin and I have been working together for over two years to support each other in pursuing our goals and passions (read about how we connected [...]

  • Millchap Sweet Potato Co. Granola + Crackers {Review & Giveaway!}

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    Most of you know that I'm all about supporting women who are business owners...especially when they're part of my local community. Recently I was introduced to Michelle Miller and Jennifer Chapman through a yoga student. They own Millchap Sweet Potato Co. here in Charlotte and produce a line of amazing sweet potato based granola and [...]

  • Two Sweet Giveaways

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    Good evening. Hope it was a good day. I'm about to make it a little brighter with two SWEET giveaways! TCBY is now offering a dairy-free frozen yogurt made from Silk Almond Milk. I swung by on my way home from working out, training and teaching at the gym tonight for a little sweet treat. [...]

  • Take A Walk In My (Comfy!) Shoes: Reebok SkyScape Review & Giveaway

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    When said goodbye to my 9-5 desk job and hung up my suits and dress clothes, I gained a new appreciation for comfortable shoes given that my new profession requires a lot of time on the go and on my feet. Given that I was never really a sneaker girl before, I have gained a [...]

  • Blogiversary Extravaganza: Erin McDermott Jewelry Giveaway

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    Hello, hello! I hope that Wednesday was kind to you...if it wasn't I'm about to make it better for you with a SWEET giveaway! :) I had a pretty solid Wednesday. It started out with teaching my 6:30 a.m. yoga class at Y2. My yogis were out in full force for some hot yoga and [...]

  • Fired Up Squat + Upper Body Workout

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    Welcome to Friday...the fired up edition! What am I so fired up about? First, squats! I LOVE SQUATS! My clients know they most likely won't get through a workout with me without doing some type of squats and push ups. They are two of my favorite movements ever due to all of their awesome benefits. [...]

  • Protein Takes You Places {Review & Giveaway}

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    One of the  most challenging aspects of my all over the place schedule is making sure that I fuel myself properly given often long stretches between meals and late dinners. I always make sure to eat a substantial breakfast, lunch and dinner but I often find myself needing a good snack, especially in the afternoon. [...]

  • Suave Professionals® and a $1,000 Visa gift card giveaway!

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    Over the last few years I have become a big fan of Moroccan argan oil products for my hair and I use a Moroccan oil shampoo and a serum daily. I've had great results with how much moisture and shine these products add to my hair. Recently, I was offered an opportunity to try a [...]

  • Updates, Big News & Winner

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    It's only noon but I've been going since 5 a.m. Three clients trained, 150 burpees done, yoga practice and shower. I'm happy to be sitting down in front of the computer for a bit! Today I have several updates for you, some big news and the Yogi Clothing giveaway winner. SNOW! It did snow in [...]

  • Yogi Clothing Review & Giveaway

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    I have a great review and giveaway for you today! Yogi Clothing reached out to me a couple of months ago about a review and giveaway. Since I live in yoga/workout clothes I happily agreed because I seriously need to mix up my outfits and brands. I know this sounds a little crazy but since [...]

  • Wednesday Giveaway!

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    The end of the "12 Days of Marsala Challenge" is near and I need y'all to vote for my Marsala Mac and Cheese! It's so easy to vote. You just visit the Challenge page and then enter your email address under my Chicken Marsala Macaroni and Cheese recipe. Colombo Marsala is giving away a $50 gift card [...]

  • Snack Brighter: Outshine Bars Review + $100 Visa Giftcard Giveaway

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      When I think of popsicles it always takes me back to summers at Girl Scout camp when I was growing up. One of the highlights of the day was going to "Country Store" after our rest period. At Country Store you could buy camp souvenirs as well as an afternoon treat. I almost always selected [...]

  • Link Love + Valentine’s Givewaways

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    Happy Valentine's Day to all of my beautiful, loving and generally amazing readers. (source) My Valentine's Day has consisted of training four clients, working and eating a peanut butter chocolate chunk cookie before 10 a.m. Part two will involve running and teaching BodyPump...to all five people who show up at class...and most likely more cookies. [...]

  • Get Your Good Going…Winter Edition {Giveaway}

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    I love warm weather and sunshine which I am sure you have probably figured out by how much I complain about the winter months being cold and dark. I would much rather run in the heat of a 90 degree day than bundle up and deal with frozen fingers and toes when it's 30 degrees [...]

  • Cetaphil Review And $100 Visa Giftcard Giveaway

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    I continue to be amazed by how much my skin changes with hormonal fluctuations, seasons and weather, my stress level, age...you name it. Over the past few years I have struggled with acne, redness and dry, flakey skin. It seems like I'm in a constant struggle to find a skin care regimen that works for [...]

  • Oral-B Electric Toothbrush Review + $100 Visa Giftcard Giveaway

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    Dental hygiene is something to which I have always been attentive. My parents insisted I stick to the every six month dentist visit schedule when I was growing up. I remember all of the fun of fluoride treatments, x-rays and sealants. I was fortunate to avoid braces, and my dentists and hygienists have always complemented [...]

  • Party Pretty – Social Dress Shop Giveaway

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    I love doing giveaways on Mondays. I think it's a great way to brighten up the day and get the week started...especially when we can do that with pretty dresses! I mentioned that I attended the launch party for my sweet friend Sarah's new online dress boutique, Social Dress Shop. And can we take a [...]

  • Friday Funday {Giveaway}

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    Happy Friday! The short week really flew by. I can't believe the weekend is already back. Although weekends aren't really the breaks from work they used to be. One of the very best things about my job is the flexibility. I don't have set hours. Sometimes (rarely) I work the typical 8-5. Other days my [...]

  • Erin McDermott Jewelry {Giveaway!}

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    Happy Friday! I hope this week has been kind to you. I am really looking forward to the weekend and my normal weekend routine. I am in desperate need of a farmers market trip, some yoga and a good house cleaning session. I'm also running a 5K Saturday morning so pray I survive that. I [...]

  • Zico Coconut Water Review and Giveaway

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    It’s no secret that I live a pretty sweaty existence. Between teaching and practicing hot yoga, running and CrossFit, most days require multiple showers and outfit changes. But it’s not just staying clean and dry that I have to pay attention to due to my high activity level, I also have to be mindful of [...]

  • PBR Celebrates Two Years

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    Hi! It's a pretty big Monday for Peanut Butter Runner. Today is my two-year anniversary of blogging on PBR. I started blogging over four years ago on my (now very neglected) food/recipe blog, Bakin' and Eggs. It's hard to believe that I've been involved in blog world for so long. It's a pretty cool thing [...]

  • Ghandi Inspired Giveaway

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    Because it's Monday... Because I had to drive four hours in fog and rain... Because I am feeling inspired by "Ghandi's Top 10 Fundamentals for Changing the World"... It's giveaway time! Keep reading...details are coming. I slept until about 8 this morning and then came downstairs for breakfast and coffee with my grandmother. I don't even [...]

  • Lollihop Review and Black Friday Giveaway

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    Are you surviving Black Friday? Was anyone brave enough to fight the crowds for deals late last night (or early this morning)? I don't do well with those kinds of crowds so I opted to spend the morning on my mat. Are you surprised? ;) Brandon and I went to Decatur Yoga for a hot [...]

  • CoverGirl LashPerfection Review {Giveaway}

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    From time to time I receive questions about my beauty routine - hair, skin, makeup. And while I have no intention of ever making beauty topics a main focus of PBR, I do think that it's fun to discuss on occasion! I have always loved playing with makeup. This started back in high school but [...]

  • It’s My Birthday!

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    Tomorrow (Thursday - when most of you will be reading this!) is my birthday! I will be 28 although I had someone at work today guess that I was 24. I just had a moment of weakness and thought that maybe I would post a baby picture but I'm going to save that for a [...]

  • Super Fruit Friday (and a giveaway!)

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    I was going to wait until Saturday to post this so that I could title it Super Fruit Saturday (it just flows better than Super Fruit Friday) but I know how you guys operate and more of you read on Fridays than Saturdays. Why do I care what day you're reading? Because I have an [...]

  • Peanut Butter Fun Friday

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    Tomorrow is Friday and I have the weekend off of yoga teacher training. Brandon and I have no plans so I am looking forward to my first relaxing weekend at home in a month! Happiness... I'm celebrating with a fun baking project and you might want to read to the end of the post to [...]

  • Better Butter Winners

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    Thank you again for your interest in the Better Butter giveaway. The founder of the company, Marina, has been blown away by your interest in Better Butter! Marina and I have been exchanging emails for a few weeks now and I love her story. She left her safe, corporate job to start her own company. [...]

  • Happy Friday Giveaway – Better Butter

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    What better way to kick off the weekend than with a giveaway!? I'm really excited about sharing this product with you guys. I don't accept product reviews often but when Marina reached out to me about her new company, Better Butter, I was interested in learning more. After spending some time on her site, I [...]

  • Pumpkin and Winners

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    I’ve had single serve Ziploc bags of pumpkin puree in my freezer all summer and have had zero desire to mix it into my oats…until today. My alarm went off at 5:50 a.m. so that I could start my day the right way – with yoga. I went to a slow, gentle, hot class at [...]

  • Good Food + Good Tunes

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    Whew, this has been a busy day and I'm gearing up for the rest of the week to be the same way. So much going on - but all good stuff! I subbed a BodyPump class after work and then booked it over to Y2 to squeeze in a quick ashtanga practice. So grateful that [...]

  • Birthday Recap and Giveaway Winner

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    My birthday was pretty low-key but I felt very loved! Between my friends, family, Facebook, Twitter and the blog I think I got a "happy birthday" every 5 minutes. Nice! There was a common theme to my day yesterday - carbs. At first I felt guilty but then I decided it was my birthday and [...]

  • Happy Birthday Giveaway!

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    Good morning! (a picture of Sullie because she's a cuter birthday girl than me!) Today is my birthday! I started my day at Y2 Yoga with a hot vinyasa class. What better way to kick-off my birthday than with a yoga class to honor myself and my practice? I probably get asked once a week [...]