Enter the “Show Us Your Wild” Sweepstakes!

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Have you had a chance to see Wild yet? The emotionally gripping film, starring Reese Witherspoon, based off of the memoir of the same name by Cheryl Strayed has not only received rave reviews but also a few award nominations too (Best Actress, Golden Globes; Female actor in a leading role, Screen Actors Guild; and best adapted screenplay, Writers Guild of America). Now you can also get your hands on the film’s soundtrack, which has just been released by Legacy Recordings and Fox Searchlight Pictures! Thanks to Legacy Recordings, you can also enter to win the Wild sountrack along with a special merch bundle!

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Grand Prize: One lucky winner will receive the following:

-       The WILD Soundtrack from Legacy Recordings and Fox Searchlight Pictures

-       The New York Times Best Seller WILD by Cheryl Strayed

-       A Gift Certificate for a pair of Danner Mountain Light Cascade boots courtesy of Danner

-       Plus other official WILD film goodies.

Rules: Pin the three movie related items, showcased on the sweepstakes landing page, to your pinterest page. Then, click the enter sweepstakes button on the page for a chance to win the grand prize.

ENTER HERE!

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You can also pick up the soundtrack – featuring music by Bruce Springsteen, Portishead, Wings, Lucinda Williams, and more from itunes or on amazon!

Join Me At The #HeartMyHair Style Party on Pinterest!

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Are you looking forward to holiday gatherings and parties? Whether your holiday plans include entertaining at home or an exciting event, you’ll want to mark your calendar and join us for the #HeartMyHair Style Party on Pinterest!  Every great hair day begins with the right tools, like the Conair Curl Secret™ and Pro Q3™ hair dryer.  We’ll be sharing holiday hair styles easily achieved with these must-have hair tools and tips to help you put together a fabulous holiday look.

To add a fun twist to our festivities, when you join the party and chat with us on Saturday, December 06th at 4pm ET, we’ll let you in on a not so little secret, a $1000 secret, in fact!  We’ll be announcing the #HeartMyHair Sweepstakes that you won’t want to miss because the grand prize is a $1000 Walmart gift card!  Shhhh, we’ll be unveiling a secret code during the chat for you to use for a second chance to win big!

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

  1. Meet hosts Jenny, Angela, Krista, and Laura
  2. Hosts will add Pins with questions to the #HeartMyHair Style Board
  3. Chat with us by commenting on the Pins.
  4. Find new Pins and conversations throughout Party by refreshing the Board.
  5. Find something you’d love to try – save it by Re-Pinning to your Boards!
  6. Watch for the Secret Code which will only be available during the party!

Can’t wait to join in the fun?

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#50DaysFit Day 34 Update!

I initially wrote this really detailed and personal post on my progress so far with my #50DaysFit challenge. However, my computer ate it and won’t give it back so I’ll have to give you a brief synopsis of what the original post said. Initially I wanted to update every five days, however when the time came I took a look at my fitness journal and felt it was pretty darn boring so I thought I would do round-up style post like this.

I have spent the last seven or so years without a healthy breakfast routine so getting one in place has been a bit of a struggle. That being said, my favorite options are eggs (when I have time), smoothies, Quaker’s New Granola Warm & Crunchy line (which I enjoy with yogurt), and Cascadian Farm’s New Protein Bar’s (I like the Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip one’s). I’m still on the lookout for new recipes, I get bored pretty easily and love to try new things – so if you know of a good breakfast recipe or item, let me know!

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I recently started premaking lunches – I feel like if I don’t know what I’ll be eating then I will choose something that’s fast, which tends to be unhealthy. I pinned this Grilled Chicken Veggie Bowls recipe from Picky Palate ages ago and was super excited about making it myself. It turned out really well, although I omitted the asparagus and quinoa (I didn’t have any on hand at the time). The most surprising thing I’ve learned about pre-made lunches is that personally, it gives me the sense that I have more time in the day to do other things. I don’t have to take the time to decide on, make or buy lunch – I just pop it in the microwave for 2 minutes and keep on working.

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As for working out, I haven’t had the chance to exercise every single day as I had hoped. However, I have been incorporating health-minded activities into my life on a daily basis – which is the goal of #50DaysFit, so I don’t feel bad about it at all. I guess the real change so far is that I no longer feel like getting fit is impossible – and while it’s not official, I’m definitely thinking of challenging myself further with another fitness challenge, but more on that next time!