Posts tagged "Giveaway"

Manduka Kids Yoga Mat Giveway

Manduka Kids Yoga Mat Giveway
Manduka, the maker of the yoga mat I practice on daily, unveiled its summer line starring the new LiveON collection.  It offers yogis the first-ever 100% reclaimable and recyclable mats for kids and adults.  I love the idea of the whole family practicing together with eco-friendly mats. This is also Manduka’s first printed mat with animal design... Read more »

A personalized children's book holiday gift giveaway

A personalized children's book holiday gift giveaway
This time of year I always feel loaded down with stuff.  When grandparents ask what my kids want for the holidays, I quickly shout, “nothing” as I cannot imagine one more piece of junk in my home. I know “nothing” is not a helpful answer, so I am in search of unique and educational gift... Read more »

Vita Coco Water Giveaway

Vita Coco Water Giveaway
I’ve always been a water drinker.  Soda has never really been my thing; wine is enough of a guilty liquid for me.  Then I discovered coconut water and fell head over heels in love with its taste and health benefits.  Years ago, I remember trying my sister-in-laws and turning my nose at the taste.  I... Read more »
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Cadella Medical Spa Now Open in Old Town

Cadella Medical Spa Now Open in Old Town
Saturday morning was different than the norm.  My husband took the kids to swim lessons, while I was invited to visit the brand new Cadella Medical Spa and Wellness Center. Steps from the Brown Line and with free parking, the facility is warm, inviting and unintimidating.  The ladies that greeted me were friendly, knowledgeable and... Read more »

Pedicures and Childcare Under One Roof at Urban Mom Salon

Pedicures and Childcare Under One Roof at Urban Mom Salon
You know those days where you’ve spent the majority of it cleaning up pee, poop, syrup, cheerios, drool and tears?  You catch a glimpse of your reflection in the mirror and notice your pony tailed hair desperately in need of a trim?  You think of when you can find the time and childcare to get away for a... Read more »

I'm Giving Away my Snack Obsession: SkinnyPop Popcorn

I'm Giving Away my Snack Obsession: SkinnyPop Popcorn
As much as I love eating fresh vegetables, whole grains and nuts; sometimes I am in need of something with a little more crunch.  I proceed to eat too much and in turn feel guilty.  Until I discovered SkinnyPop Popcorn.  It is all natural, dairy, peanut, gluten, trans fat and cholesterol free.  It really is the ideal snack and I can’t... Read more »
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Giveaway Winner Announced!

Thank you to all of you that entered the C9 by Champion Giveaway.  I enjoy giving back to my readers and only promote products I truly believe in. The winner was selected by using Random.org Congratulations to Lorin Arnold.  Please email me at upsanddownsyogamom@gmail.com with your size and address and C9 by Champion will send... Read more »

Giveaway: Affordable, Comfortable and Flattering Workout Clothes

I enjoy fashionable clothes, but my lifestyle has very little room for skinny jeans and heels. I also like exercising and feeling comfortable and, I’ll admit it, looking cute while working out.  Is that vain? Here is a little trick I learned to encourage exercising:  put on workout clothes first thing in the morning,  then you are... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Brussel Sprouts, Giveaway Winner and a New Cookbook

How is it Monday again?  Time is flying way too fast for me to keep up.  Today is a little different than the average Monday for two reasons.  1.  It is Spring Break.  I won’t complain about the fact there is snow on the ground! I haven’t planned much, although I have a feeling this... Read more »
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A Giveaway Celebrating Earth Month

I have a snacking problem.  I’ve written before about how I eat a healthy breakfast, lunch and then comes 3:00, and I break down.  I’m always looking for the perfect satisfying, yet filling fix to get me to dinner time.  Almonds tie me over, but I crave sweetness.  I found the solution. Svelte protein drink is all... Read more »
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