The Color Run: the happiest 5k on the planet!

~Written in a partnership with The Color Run. All opinions are my own.

Announcing the 2014 Kaleidoscope Tour of The Color Run! They’re hitting your cities like never before! It just SOUNDS fun, right? Well, what exactly is The Color Run? It’s also known as the “Happiest 5K on the Planet” as a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality. The Color Run is now the single largest event series in the United States! In started in 2012 and has just exploded since then, hosting more than 170 events

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Connect 2 Happiness with GaiamTV

Have you heard of GaiamTV yet? It’s like the Netflix of the health world. There’s a huge online library of over 2000 streaming video titles–fitness videos, documentaries, thought-provoking films–and you can watch anytime!

Right now GaiamTV is having a 30-day Connect 2 Happiness challenge. I’ve signed up! It’s pretty cool… you just sign up with your name and email and you get an email every day for 30 days with an inspiring quote and exercises to do. For example, Day 1 was “Stop. Look. Listen.” and it had

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working on that baby weight

I gained about 40 pounds this last pregnancy with Rebecca. The first 20 pounds came off really fast after she was born, but I still have about 20 to go. I do think I started out kind of low (107 lb.) so I’d be happy to be down to ~112…. that’s 15 pounds away. And those 15 pounds? Haven’t moved at all in the last two months. I’m stuck at ~127 lb. It’s time for a plan.

With two little ones (ages 2.5 years and 3 months) that are home

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we love stroller walks! {Contours Options LT Tandem Stroller giveaway}

We have a Contours Options 3-wheel stroller that we used all the time for Ryan–hands down, favorite stroller. So when we got pregnant with Rebecca, we needed a double stroller and I knew I wanted another from Contours.

Lucky for me, Contours just came out with a brand new one! And lucky for YOU because I’m also giving one away 😉

Contours has innovative strollers and bassinets that have all the best features–I’d recommend

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McFatty Monday: week 1

My friend over at Mama B has starting posting a weekly “McFatty Monday” because she’s trying to lose her baby weight and belly. She’s eating better, exercising and keeping track of her progress–she even posts pictures of herself and belly (brave lady!). Her posts were inspiring me to do the same… maybe not the bare belly pictures… but the announcing to the world (ya, didn’t you know the world reads my blog?? ok, well my 8500 visitors a month feels like the world!) my weight and eating habits.

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Fit+Giggles postnatal workout DVD review

I found Fit+Giggles when I was searching for ways to get in shape after pregnancy and I particularly wanted to try exercises I could do WITH my baby–I was hoping it would keep him happy and would be fun for both of us. I know my arms and back are stronger just from wearing him and making him “fly” through the air! Fit+Giggles is exactly that: a postnatal workout with your baby.

What I really like about this workout is that they take into consideration what you

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Love Handles: Spring Back Into Shape (guest post)

**This is a guest post written by Joanna, inventor of Love Handles. It was submitted to me by Betsy at Brilliant Baby Products (I recently worked with her for a review/giveaway on this blog). You can find these Love Handles at their online store as well. Disclaimer: I have never used this product, but am interested in it. If anyone out there has tried Love Handles out, I’d love to hear from you!**

The first day of spring is right around the corner and that means time to spring back into

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