Monday, August 30, 2010

Will Run for Cupcakes

Monday, August 30, 2010 0

Had to write a post!
Anyone who knows me well, knows of my somewhat unhealthy obsession with the Web site Etsy. For anyone who is not familiar with Etsy, it's very similar to eBay but consists of all things handcrafted/artisan (love).

Not a day of mine goes by without spending a little bit of time seeing what kinds of goodies I can come across on Etsy (in fact, some of you are getting Christmas presents that have come from Etsy - get excited, because they're awesome!)

Anyways, THIS is what I just discovered. WILL RUN FOR CUPCAKES! I have often said that I want to get a t-shirt custom made that says just that. Seriously great.

On another note, tonight was the first night of Steve's 10 km clinic at the Running Room. What a turnout! It was a fabulous first night and I am looking forward to helping out with the group and meeting new people!

Friday, August 27, 2010

Link to an Amazing Giveaway!

Friday, August 27, 2010 0
Being a blogger, avid blog follower of many blogs, and photographer, I was SUPER excited to come across this giveaway. For anyone who reads blogs regularly, MANY do giveaways (I'm hoping to do one for this blog soon!)

Anyways, here's the link, and Monday, August 30 is the last day to enter!

I have been admiring these Epiphanie camera bags for a while now! I've never won anything in a blog giveaway yet, but if this time was the winner, it would be amazing!

Good Luck!

Gift Bag Giveaway: Epiphanie Bag and Photojojo Instant Camera from Mighty Girl.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

My favourite pose

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 0
(in yoga that is)

photo source: yoga journal
To be completely honest, I haven't been running much lately. Once a week, twice if I'm lucky. I think I needed a break, and it seems to be working well for me right now. Next week I will be helping Steve as he begins teaching a 10 km clinic, and that will get me back into a regular schedule. In the meantime, I'm practising yoga, at least once a week (sometimes twice) and really enjoying it.
I have recently been introduced to the online world of the Yoga Journal (
It's amazing! I think I would like to subscribe to this magazine.
My favourite part so far is the visual description of poses, along with the health benefits of each pose. For example, in "Half Lord of the Fishes" pose, above, some of the health benefits are stretching the shoulders, hips and neck (and my shoulders can use all the stretching they can get), energizing the spine, stimulation of liver and kidneys.
Another recipe coming soon!

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Some Upcoming Films.....

Thursday, August 19, 2010 0

That I would like to add to my view list.....

Beautiful Islands - watch the trailer - because I live on a beautiful island.

Flippped - watch the trailer below

Nowhere Boy - the story of John Lennon's early years.

Waiting for Superman - a documentary about the state of the education system in America

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Cupcake in a mug!

Thursday, August 12, 2010 0

Craving a little chocolate?
Make this "cupcake" in a mug, in your microwave in seconds!

I recently experimented with the recipe - you might want to add chocolate chips or similar to make the chocolate flavour more intense!

Here's the link to the recipe I used - Chocolate cake in 5 minutes

However I'm now tempted to try this recipe, which uses chocolate chips (see, I know what I'm talking about!) and vanilla.

Try it for yourself, and let me know how it works!!!
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