Decoterie Box Launch!

Decoterie Box

You all know by now that I love subscription boxes, right? Yeah, I know that probably goes without saying….so it shouldn’t surprise you that I am always on the lookout for new and exciting subscription boxes!

Just recently I came across a new box that looks AMAZING. It is the Decoterie Box (created by Letitia Elizabeth)and it is a quarterly (soon to be monthly) subscription box that dubs itself as a designer home decor women’s lifestyle box. Each box will contain 2-5 items ranging from home decor, textile goods, art, decorative accessories etc. The items will be built around a theme and they will be one of kind items that will enhance your home and compliment your lifestyle.

The Decoterie Box immediately made me think of this Oprah quote!

The Decoterie Box immediately made me think of this Oprah quote!

The first box is launching this month so you could potentially be one of the first ones to receive the box! And I don’t know about you, but I like getting new boxes first because, well who doesn’t like to be first?!

The cost of the box is $150 and thanks to the fabulous folks at Decoterie, you can use the code WELCOMEWARRIOR to save 10% off of your first box! Isn’t that a great savings?! I will definitely be taking advantage of the promo code and I can’t wait to get the first Decoterie box! And of course, I will post a review of the box here on my blog after I receive it.

Decoterie

For more information on the Decoterie box you can visit their site by clicking here. You can also connect with them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest!

What do you think about this new box?

Will you be subscribing so you can try it out?



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Nadine West Review: June 2015


Nadine West Review- June 2015 - The Everyday Warrior

My pretty pink Nadine West package just arrived!

Not familiar with Nadine West? Nadine West is similar to Stitch Fix(and you all know how much I LOVE Stitch Fix) but it dubs itself as being a more affordable alternative. Each month in your Nadine West package you will receive three clothing and / or accessory items based on your style profile. A perk of Nadine West is that there is no monthly styling fee, instead you just pay for the items that you decide to keep and send back (with free shipping) the items you do not like. It’s a no risk way to try out the subscription box craze to see if it is right for you! To learn more about Nadine West or to sign up, click here to use my referral link.

Let’s take a look at what I got this month!

Item #1: Say Yes Top ($24.49)

Nadine West Say Yes Top

This top is very correctly name as how could you say no to it? I love the detailing and that I can dress it up or dress it down. It’s a definite keeper!

Status: Kept!

Item #2: Aqua Stone Chandeliers ($11.99)

Aqua Stone Chandeliers - Nadine West

These earrings are just not me. They are far too busy for my tastes and very heavy.

Status: Returned

Item #3: Glided Leaf Pendant ($15.99)

Glided Leaf Pendant - Nadine West

Although I liked this necklace it just didn’t feel very sturdy to me. I would rather pay a little bit more for something of higher quality.

Status: Returned

I only kept one item this month but that is enough to make me happy. I don’t expect to like everything that I receive so as long as I get one item that I love, I am a happy customer.

Want to see my past Nadine West shipments? Click on the links below.

Nadine West Review #1: September 2014

Nadine West Review #2: October 2014

Nadine West Review #3: March 2015

Nadine West Review #4: April 2015

What did you think of what I received this month?

Have you tried Nadine West yet?




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Golden Tote Review #4: June 2015


Golden Tote Review - June 2015

Since my first large Tote last month was such a success, I went with the large Tote again this month!

Not familiar with Golden Tote? Golden Tote is similar to Stitch Fix but a little different. Golden Tote is a fashion service but you do not automatically receive a Tote each month. (And yes the items actually do arrive in a Tote!) Instead, Totes go on sale the first Monday of the month (the day has been different lately) on the Golden Tote website. You can choose between either a small Tote for $49 which contains 2-3 items (you pick 1 of the items yourself) or a large Tote for $149 which contains 5-6 items (you pick 2 of the items yourself).

Like Stitch Fix you fill out your style profile on Golden Tote and that style profile will help your stylist select the surprise items that they send in your Tote! Once you receive your Tote you can either keep everything or send everything back. There is no picking and choosing!

Golden Tote also has a boutique so you can purchase items separately as well and there is discounted pricing for adding items on to your Tote order. Oh one more thing! The clothing available for the Totes typically changes every month. And since there is a limited supply, getting a Tote with your preferred item(s) feels pretty similar to signing up for a Disney race. At least in my opinion!

Ready for my Tote reveal!

June 2015 Golden Tote Review  - The Everyday Warrior

Item #1: Fun & Fresh Tank Floral Multi

Fun & Fresh Tank Golden Tote

Golden Tote Fun & Fresh Tank

This was one of my chosen items this month. I picked it because I thought it would be a versatile piece that I could wear casually as well as dress up for work. I also thought the color scheme was great!

Floral Fun & Fresh Tank

Unfortunately, I am not a fan of it in person. At least not for me. I can’t really pinpoint why I don’t like it, I just don’t see myself reaching for it very often. I will probably list this one for sale in the Golden Tote Trading Group on Facebook.

Item #2: Nautical by Nature Dress

Nautical By Nature Dress - Golden Tote

As soon as I saw this dress in the spoilers for June I knew that I had to have it! It screams va-va-voom and the pop of color on the back zipper is a great touch!

Nautical By Nature Dress Golden Tote

Before receiving the dress I thought that I might be able to get away with wearing it to work with a blazer but it is much too form-fitting to wear to the office. Despite that I can see myself getting a lot of use out of this dress this Summer and beyond!

Golden Tote Nautical By Nature Dress

 

So much to see in this picture.... My butt, the zipper and a photo bomb by Mowgli.

So much to see in this picture…. My butt, the zipper and a photo bomb by Mowgli.

Item #3: Sugar Lips Embroidered Tank

Sugar Lips Embroidered Tank - Golden Tote

When I initially pulled this tank out of my Tote I didn’t think much of it. It didn’t wow me and it didn’t seem like something that I would wear. I really thought that this top would be posted to the trading group soon after I wrote this blog post.

Golden Tote Sugar Lips Embroidered Tank

But after I put it on, I think I may actually like it! What do you guys think? Should I keep it?

Item #4: Puella Swing Tank – Oat/Green

Puella Swing Tank - Golden Tote

When word got out that some of the large Totes would have a Puella Swing Tank in them, all of the Goldies went wild. Me included. There are two versions of the tank and I received the one that I asked for.

Golden Tote Puella Swing Tank

Sadly I do not like it on me. The swing style and the length of the tank is just not flattering on me. I have however seen other Goldies looking fabulous in it, so I have no doubt that I will easily find this top a new home.

Item #5: Skies Are Blue Mixed Print Dress

Skies Are Blue Mixed Print Dress - Golden Tote

This is one of my surprise items and I am a bit on the fence about it. For those that partake in Stitch Fix you will recognize the brand as Stitch Fix also carries Skies Are Blue items. I tend to like clothes from this brand but I haven’t decided how I feel about this dress.

Golden Tote Skies Are Blue Mixed Print Dress

On the one hand I like the style and that it is a mixed print as I don’t often mix prints on my own. On the other hand I am not sure how often I would wear it. I think I will end up keeping it for the time being until I see how often I reach for it and then if it doesn’t get used often enough, I can find it another home.

What do you think of the dress? Is it a keeper?

Item #6: 19 Cooper Abstract Dot Dress With Belt

19 Cooper Abstract Dot Dress With Belt - Golden Tote

I was excited to get a dress with a belt as it almost feels like I got two items in one! The dress alone didn’t wow me but the belt definitely adds more of a shape to it and I think the two pieces together are pretty cute.

19 Cooper Golden Tote Abstract Dot Dress With Belt

While this tote wasn’t as successful as last month’s, I am still very happy with it and I am glad that I got the large Tote again. The large Tote is just such a better value than the small Tote in my opinion.

Want to get a Tote for yourself? Click here to use my referral link to sign up!

Want to see my other Golden Tote Reviews? Click on the links below.

Golden Tote #1 March 2015

Golden Tote #2: April 2015

Golden Tote #3: May 2015

Have you tried Golden Tote? What do you think of it?

What do you think of the items I got in my Tote?




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Stitch Fix Review #11: June 2015


Stitch Fix Review- June 2015 - The Everyday Warrior

Technically this Fix came in May but I am calling it my June Stitch Fix because I already have a review for May and my next one isn’t until July.

In case you are not familiar with Stitch Fix, let me bring you up to speed. Stitch Fix is a monthly subscription service (although you don’t have to get one every month, you pick how often) that sends you clothes and accessories based on a style profile that you fill out. You can keep what you like and send back what you don’t. There is a $20 styling fee but if you keep any of the items, the $20 fee is deducted from the total purchase price of the item(s) you keep. If you keep all 5 of the items from your fix you receive a 25% discount on EVERYTHING. Basically it is like playing dress up as an adult…..and it is both fun and addicting! To sign up to get a fix of your own, click here to use my referral link!

Every month you can also leave a note for your stylist. So if you have an event that you need some clothes for or if you just have an idea of what kind of pieces you want to add to your wardrobe you can pass that information along!

This month my only request for my stylist Diana was that I really wanted the Papermoon Rosen Sheer Detail Blouse in a larger size. I had received it in my fix last month and although it was the size that I normally get through Stitch Fix it was too small. My fingers have been crossed all month that I would get it so let’s see if it worked!

Stitch Fix Stylist Note

Item #1: Romolo Carver Spike and Horn Necklace 

Romolo Carver Spike and Horn Necklace - Stitch Fix

I didn’t get an accessory in my fix last month which was a bit disappointing because I like building up that part of my wardrobe too. Luckily I did get one this month and it is a great piece!

Stitch Fix Romolo Carver Spike and Horn Necklace

I love the layered look of the necklace and I think it is a fun and edgy piece that I will get a lot of use out of.

Cost to Keep: $28.00

Status: Kept!

Item #2: Papermoon Sheer Detail Blouse

Papermoon Sheer Detail Blouse - Stitch Fix June 2015

Stitch Fix  Papermoon Sheer Detail Blouse

Have I told you how much I love my stylist Diana? She definitely came through for me in a big way by getting me this top in a larger size. Ahhh, I am so happy! And it fits great.

Papermoon Sheer Detail Blouse - Stitch Fix

Cost to Keep: $44.00

Status: Kept!!

Item #3: Pixley William Dress

Pixley William Dress - Stitch Fix June 2015

I’ve been wearing a lot of dresses and skirts lately since the weather has finally warmed up so I love getting dresses and skirts in my fixes.

Pixley William Dress - Stitch Fix

I loved this dress as soon as I took it out of the box! The color is great and so is the crochet detailing. And I no longer have an issues with the elastic waist style so this dress is a big yes for me!

Pixley William Dress Stitch Fix

Cost to Keep: $64.00

Status: Kept!

Item #4: Renee C Edmondo Stud Detailed Spilt-Back Blouse

Renee C Edmondo Stud Detailed Spilt-Back Blouse - Stitch Fix June 2015

How great is this top?! The color, the studs and the spilt back all screams keeper to me. But sadly this top does not fit. I have only recently started having fit issues with my fixes. (One top last month and one top this month.) I guess different companies have different sizing. I’ve also gained a little weight recently so perhaps that is to blame. Regardless, since it is less expensive for me to keep everything for the 25% discount, I am going to hang onto this top and see if I get my rear back in gear as far as working out goes. If not, I am sure I can always sell it to another Stitch Fixer.

Renee C Edmondo Stud Detailed Spilt-Back Blouse Stitch Fix

Renee C Edmondo Stud Detailed Spilt-Back Blouse - Stitch Fix

Cost to Keep: $38.00

Status: Kept!

Item #5: Skies Are Blue Sandler Keyhole Blouse

Skies Are Blue Sandler Keyhole Blouse - Stitch Fix June 2015

Skies Are Blue Sandler Keyhole Blouse Stitch Fix

Diana sent me a lot of great colors in my fix which makes me happy! I love me some colors. And this top is a great color! You can’t go wrong with bright pink. I also love the keyhole on the back of it. Such a great detail and you all probably know by now that I am a sucker for details.

Stitch Fix Skies Are Blue Sandler Keyhole Blouse

Cost to Keep: $44.00

Status: Kept!

As you can see I kept everything in this month’s fix! Diana did such a great job!

You may also have noticed that I listed the prices of the items this month as I have had several people ask if I would do that, so I hope that helps for those of you who are interested in knowing that info. Because I kept all 5 items, I received 25% off which made this a very affordable fix in my opinion.

Ready to get your own fix? Click HERE to sign up for Stitch Fix through my referral link. It makes me happy when you do!

Want to see my past fixes? Click on the links below.

Stitch Fix #1: August 2014

Stitch Fix #2: September 2014

Stitch Fix #3: October 2014

Stitch Fix #4: November 2014

Stitch Fix #5 December 2014

Stitch Fix #6: January 2015

Stitch Fix #7: February 2015

Stitch Fix #8: March 2015

Stitch Fix #9: April 2015

Stitch Fix #10: May 2015

What did you think of my fix this month?

What would you have kept?





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Silicon Devices Wireless Headphones Review


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Thanks to Tomoson and Silicon Devices I had the opportunity to review the Silicon Devices Wireless Headphones! And the timing of the review was perfect as I was itching to get a pair of wireless headphones because I was becoming more and more annoyed with my wired pair.

When I wear my wired pair I felt like I was always adjusting them or tucking the cords away in an attempt to stop the pulling feeling that comes with wired headphones.

The wireless headphones from Silicon Devices comes in a nifty little carrying case and it includes a plethora of ways to adapt them to suit your ears. It also comes with a cord so you can charge them.

Charging the device was very easy and using the buttons to control the headphones was also easy. I did however struggle with figuring out how to get them in my ears. It was different from what I was used to. This picture from Silicon Devices illustrates how they sit in the ear.

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Once I did get them positioned correctly I found the lack of cords to be very freeing! The sound quality was good as well. The only downfall for me for the headphones is that because I run trails, I often only have one earbud in and that wasn’t really doable with these wireless headphones.

Overall I though they were great and would recommend them to anyone who is ready to ditch the cords on their headphones! You can click here to get a pair for yourself from Amazon.

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Golden Tote Review #3: May 2015


Golden Tote Review - May 2015

It’s time for another Golden Tote review! This month I splurged and purchased a large Tote for the first time!

Not familiar with Golden Tote? Golden Tote is similar to Stitch Fix but a little different. Golden Tote is a fashion service but you do not automatically receive a Tote each month. (And yes the items actually do arrive in a Tote!) Instead, Totes go on sale the first Monday of the month (the day has been different lately) on the Golden Tote website. You can choose between either a small Tote for $49 which contains 2-3 items (you pick 1 of the items yourself) or a large Tote for $149 which contains 5-6 items (you pick 2 of the items yourself).

Like Stitch Fix you fill out your style profile on Golden Tote and that style profile will help your stylist select the surprise items that they send in your Tote! Once you receive your Tote you can either keep everything or send everything back. There is no picking and choosing!

Golden Tote also has a boutique so you can purchase items separately as well and there is discounted pricing for adding items on to your Tote order. Oh one more thing! The clothing available for the Totes typically changes every month. And since there is a limited supply, getting a Tote with your preferred item(s) feels pretty similar to signing up for a Disney race. At least in my opinion!

Now let’s see what I got in my Tote!

May 2015 Golden Tote Review

Item #1: All-in-One Maxi Dress

All-in-One Maxi Dress

All In One Maxi Golden Tote May 2015

This was one of my chosen items. I have been wanting a maxi for a little while now but I had been hesitant to get one because I am so short. Once I saw the All-in-One Maxi on the Golden Tote website, I figured it was time to finally get one. And I am so glad I did!

Golden Tote All-in-One Maxi Dress - May 2015

I love this dress. It is so soft and comfortable and I really don’t even care that it shows that my stomach is not as flat as I would like it to be. It is a tad long on me but I can still make it work with flip-flops or a pair of wedges.

Item#2: Covered in Diamonds Dress

Covered in Diamonds Dress - Golden Tote 2015

Covered in Diamonds Dress

This was my other chosen item and the main reason I picked it is because it was one of the only few options that came in extra small. That and I like dresses and fun prints.

Covered in Diamonds Dress - Golden Tote

Golden Tote Covered in Diamonds Dress

The dress is lined which is great and it even has pockets! I love the back of the dress and that I can dress it up or dress it down. Despite all of the things I like about the dress, I am on the fence on how I feel about the dress on me. I feel like I don’t fill out the top enough and that it isn’t as figure flattering as I had thought it would be. What do you think? Is the dress a yay or a nay?

Item #3: Skies Are Blue Embroidered White Tank

Skies Are Blue Embroidered White Tank - Golden Tote

Prior to receiving my Tote, I had seen some reveals of others Totes on the Golden Tote Facebook Trading Group and several people had received this tank….and I wanted it! So I was quite pleased that when I opened up my Tote and found this tank inside.

Skies Are Blue Embroidered White Tank

I love the embroidering on the tank and the lightness of the fabric. It is a bit sheer so if you are not comfortable with that you could always wear a cami underneath. I think it is a perfect tank for Summer!

Golden Tote Skies Are Blue Embroidered White Tank

Item #4: Sweet Claire V-Neck Elephant Tee

Sweet Claire V-Neck Elephant Tee - Golden Tote May 2015

I wasn’t sure that to think of this shirt when I initially pulled it out of my Tote. I mean, it is long-sleeved and it is Summer. Okay, well almost Summer. I am also not typically a fan of animal print clothing although I know a lot of other Goldies are.

Golden Tote Sweet Claire V-Neck Elephant Tee

Once I put the shirt on, my doubts went away. It is so comfortable and the fabric is very light so it will be perfect for cooler days.

Item #5: Chris & Carol Printed Bodice Maxi Dress

Chris & Carol Printed Bodice Maxi Dress - Golden Tote May 2015

And just like that I went from zero maxi dresses in my wardrobe to two! And I loved this maxi from the moment I saw it. Luckily I also love it on me too.

Golden Tote Chris & Carol Printed Bodice Maxi Dress

I think it is very figure flattering. I love the colors and the print. It is a bit long on me but that’s not a big deal to me and it is something I am used to. The only thing that I am disappointed about is that the pattern does not line up correctly in the back of the dress. That’s a bit of a bummer but I am keeping it anyways

Chris & Carol Printed Bodice Maxi Dress Golden Tote

Item #6: Kika Printed Mini Skirt – Palm Leaves

Kika Printed Mini Skirt - Palm Leaves - Golden Tote May 2015

Doesn’t this skirt just scream Summer and fun?! It makes me want to take a trip to Florida but I can settle for Summer in Michigan if I have to. ;)

Golden Tote - Kika Printed Mini Skirt - Palm Leaves

Item #7: Bracelet

Golden Tote Bracelet

Because Golden Tote had website issues on Tote day this month (yes, again) they included a surprise piece of jewelry in each Tote to make up for the issues. BUT I am happy to report that when they relaunched Tote day it went so smooth! It was the easiest time I have ever had ordering a Tote so let’s hope it stays that way!

In regards to the bracelet, I am very happy with it and I will get a lot of use out of it!

I am so glad that I decided to get a large Tote this month! I really liked everything that I got and I feel like the large Tote is a better value than the small Tote. I also liked being able pick two chosen items versus just one.

Want to get a Tote for yourself? Click here to use my referral link to sign up!

Want to see my other Golden Tote Reviews? Click on the links below.

Golden Tote #1 March 2015

Golden Tote #2: April 2015

Have you tried Golden Tote? What do you think of it?

What do you think of the items I got in my Tote?




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PopSugar Must Have Box Review: May 2015


PopSugar Must Have Box Review - May 2015

I just received my May PopSugar Must Have Box! The inspiration behind the items for this month’s box were: glowing skin, Mother’s Day, fresh flowers, beach bum, colorful and California sun.

Not familiar with PopSugar Must Have Boxes? PopSugar Must Have Boxes are lifestyle subscription boxes geared towards women. The boxes include items related to beauty, fitness, fashion, home etc. In addition to their monthly box, they also offer Special Edition boxes which are variably priced and have a specific theme. To find out more about PopSugar Must Have Boxes and to sign up to get one of your own, click here to use my referral link.

Now let’s take a look at what came in the box!

Item #1: Sisters of Los Angeles Surf Sand Love Beach Towel

Sisters of Los Angeles Surf Sand Love Beach Towel - PopSugar Must Have Box May 2015

I am hoping that we will spend a lot of time at the beach this Summer and if that happens then this towel will get a lot of use. But even if we don’t become beach bums, the kids typically use beach towels after their showers because Chris and I greedily save the nice towels for ourselves. We are the parents, we can do that. ;)

On a side note, this beach towel retails for $40, that’s right 4 0! I personally would never pay $40 for a beach towel. The ones we have purchase typically fall around the $10 mark if memory serves me correctly. This towel does seem to be a bit fluffier than the ones that we have but still.

Retail Price: $40 

Item# 2: Middle Kingdom Mini Plum Vase in Coral Red

Middle Kingdom Mini Plum Vase in Coral Red - PopSugar Must Have Box May 2015

This bud vase is very cute and now has a home on my desk. PopSugar lists the retail value of the vase to be $20 but I did find a different colored one on Amazon for $17 but that’s not much of a difference in price.

Retail Value: $20

Item #3: Kitsch Tri’d & True Y-Shaped Necklace 

Kitsch Tri'd & True Y-Shaped Necklace  - PopSugar Must Have Box May 2015

I knew that this necklace was coming in the box as it was released as a spoiler. I don’t mind spoilers as it is fun to see one of the items and it helps to build the anticipation in my opinion. Unless of course you don’t care for the spoiler then that takes away the fun I suppose.

In this case, I was very excited to get the necklace as it is definitely me! Now that I finally have the necklace, I like it just as much in person and I can’t wait to wear it.

Retail Value: $32

Item #4: Sage & Row Bare Shave Cream

Sage & Row Bare Shave Cream - PopSugar Must Have Box May 2015

Shaving is my least favorite task but it must be done…. And thus I will definitely use this! Would I ever spend $17 on shave cream? Probably not. Unless it promised to shave away my hair forever. But that’s the fun of PopSugar! I get to try things that I normally wouldn’t purchase!

Retail Value: $17

Item #5: Batiste Dry Shampoo

Batiste Dry Shampoo - PopSugar Must Have Box May 2015

I am probably more excited about this dry shampoo than the average PopSugar subscriber. I’ve been wanting to try dry shampoo for a while but just hadn’t gotten around to it. I am thinking it may be the answer to my sweaty hair issue from my early morning workouts. Just don’t tell my co-workers that I don’t shower after those workouts. It’s our  little secret.

Retail Value: $4

Item #6: Hammond’s Candies McGraw’s Flat Taffy

Hammond's Candies McGraw's Flat Taffy - PopSugar Must Have Box May 2015

I love taffy and this taffy was delicious! And yes, it is already in my belly. It was research for the blog. I had to do it.

Retail Value: $1

Overall I really liked the items in this month’s box as I know that I will use everything that I received. I did however find the theme this month to be not as cohesive as other month’s but really that’s not a big deal to me.

My favorites from this month’s box are the necklace and the dry shampoo but again, everything will get used.

If you want more info on PopSugar Must Have Boxes or want to sign up to get one of your own, I would love it if you would use my referral link by clicking here.

What did you think of this month’s box?

Are you a PopSugar subscriber?




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My Signature Running Item


Headsweats Loudmouth Visor

I think every runner has that one item that they wear that becomes their signature running item. For me that signature item is a running visor. I am not sure when I started wearing visors but it has definitely been going on for many years because if you look back through my race recaps a common item you will see on me is a visor. Except in cold weather, of course. Even I have my limitations.

About a year ago I learned about Headsweats Visors and decided to give one a try. I selected a sparkly one that I would later use as part of my costume for the RunDisney Star Wars Race.

Disney Star Wars Race and Headsweats Visor

And guess what? I fell in love with Headweats! Not only did Headsweats fulfill my visor addiction but the visor was also very high quality. It kept the sweat out of my eyes and it came in a multitude of colors and patterns that satisfied the fashionista side of me!

Recently I was asked if I wanted to review an item from Headsweats newest line called the Loudmouth Collection. And while the collection has everything from hats to sweatbands I naturally gave a wholehearted yes when I saw their visors! And boy are they loud. If you do not want to stand out in a crowd the Loudmouth line is not for you. It is however for me because I say the louder the better!

Headsweats Running Visor

The Loudmouth Disco Balls visor that Headsweats was nice enough to send me was the same high quality visor that I was familiar with from my own purchase of their sparkly visor. I love the fun colors of my Loudmouth visor and I find myself reaching for it often when I head out for a run!

To see the Loudmouth visors or the other products in their line, click here. You won’t regret purchasing an item from Headsweats, they get my stamp of approval!

Do you wear any Headsweats items?

What is your signature running item?




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BerryCart Box Review


BerryCart Box Review April 2015

Thanks to the folks at BerryCart, I received the April BerryCart Box to review and share with you all!

Not familiar with the BerryCart Box? The BerryCart Box is a monthly subscription box that is full of healthy food and snacks! It costs $24.95 per month (with free shipping) and it includes 8-10 products in the box, 4 of which are full sized! Another unique feature of BerryCart is that you can earn cashback rebates when you buy any of the products from the box at your favorite stores. Earning the cashback rebates is simple. Just download the BerryCart app, purchase any or all of the items listed on your BerryCart info card and then scan the bar codes and receipts from your purchase into the app!

Ready to see what I got in my April box?

Item #1: Beanfields Bean & Rice Chips

Beanfields Bean & Rice Chips - BerryCart Box

This is one of the full sized items that I received in the box. They are dubbed as being healthy Doritos and while they tasted okay, they were not my favorite item from the box.

Item #2: I Heart Keenwah Quinoa Clusters

I Heart Keenwah Quinoa Clusters - BerryCart Box

This is the second full size item in the box and since I am not a fan of quinoa, it also was not a favorite. But I am sure lots of other people would find them tasty!

Item #3: Simple Squares

Simple Squares - BerryCart Box

This third size item in the box was a winner for me! I am a huge fan of coconut and this was super tasty! The only downside is that it was gone far too quickly. I’ll have to buy some and use the app to get my $1.00 cashback rebate!

Item #4: World Peas

World Peas - BerryCart Box

I haven’t tried these yet but I do like ranch so I am hopeful that they will be a good snack!

Item #5: Laughing Giraffe Organics Chocolate Snakaroons

Laughing Giraffe Organics Chocolate Snakaroons - BerryCart Box

OMG these are so good! They are easily my favorite item in the box. I am a bit of a chocolate fanatic and these satisfied my need for chocolate while still being a healthy snack.

Item #6: Ips Egg White Chips

Ips Egg White Chips - BerryCart Box

I had high hopes for these chips as I love white cheddar but I found the taste to be a bit bland.

Item #7: Manitoba Hemp Hearts

Manitoba Hemp Hearts - BerryCart Box

I haven’t opened these up yet but I have had these before so I already know that they will be good!

Item #8: Pyure Stevia

Pyure Stevia - BerryCart Box

I am probably one of the only people that hasn’t yet tried Stevia so I was excited to get some sample packets in the box!

Item #9: KUTOA Snack Bar

KUTOA Snack Bar - BerryCart Box

This was another one of my favorites (and the last full sized item) from the box! Very tasty and I loved knowing that every bar purchased helps to feed a child in need.

Overall I really enjoyed the BerryCart Box! I was introduced to some great healthy products and I love the cashback program offered through their app. In addition to offering cashback on all of the products in the box they also offered cashback on purchases of bananas! And while I don’t like bananas, B loves them so we always have them on hand.

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What item in my box would you be most interested in trying?

Have you tried BerryCart yet? What did you think of it?




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Up Next: Back to the Beach Half Marathon


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Yep, it is another race weekend! Time seems to move much quicker now that the weather is warmer and my race calendar has more races on it.

I ran the Back to the Beach Half Marathon last year for the first time and I knew as soon as I ran it that I would be back again. The course for Back to the Beach is a great one! The race takes place at Stony Creek Metropark and a majority of the race is on trails. Ah be still my heart. :)

The volunteers at this race are excellent and the aid stations can’t be beat as one of them last year had orange slices and another had cold wet towels. Those little touches make all the difference.

The race swag last year was sweet as well. I received a tech shirt, a pint glass and a finishers medal. I am looking forward to adding to my Back to the Beach collection this year!

Like last year I am not fully trained for doing a half. With the new job, my workouts have been scaled back to almost none. But I can’t fully blame the new job either as I have only been there a few weeks now.

It is what it is and I plan to make the best of it and enjoy a great race. Chris will be there as well. He did the 10k last year but he decided to do the half this year. I think he was just jealous of my pint glass as that is for half marathon participants only.

Are you running or racing this weekend?

Do you have any other fun weekend plans?




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