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  • Fab February Winner 2016

Announcement – The Winner of the #FabFebruary Giveaway Has Been Chosen

 Congratulations Ruth Christensen! You are the winner of the #FabFebruary Giveaway!

FabFeb Giveaway Winner Rafflecopter

 

Please email me at melissa (at) thevalentineRD.com to arrange your giveaway prize.  If you do not contact me to claim your prize within 24 hours, a new winner will be chosen.

Many thanks to all that entered – may your February be fabulous!

What is the most fabulous thing that has happened to you thus far in 2016?

February 16th, 2016|

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  • Run Hard

The Tuesday Tune-Up: Eat, Run Hard & Be Nice To People

June 23rd, 2015|

Tuesday Tune Up, Weekly Check In, Food, Fitness, Family, Duran Duran

 

Hey there!  How are you?  What’s been going on?

The Tuesday Tune-Up is where we can have a weekly virtual coffee date and catch up a bit.

  • Duran Duran, 2015, Paper Gods

OMG! Duran Duran Are Coming, Duran Duran Are Coming!

June 22nd, 2015|

Yup, I’ve been MIA for an entire week.  Sometimes the blog takes a back seat to everyday life (presentations, work, family stuff etc.).  You might have also heard the news that Duran Duran frenzy has begun!  Take a look at how awesome the boys are looking these days!  Nobody can […]

  • BlogFest Giveaway

#Giveaway for IDEA World Fitness BlogFest 2015 in Los Angeles!

June 12th, 2015|

Big announcement!

Did you know that I’ll be speaking about Busting the Top Nutrition Myths at 

IDEA World Fitness BlogFest with SweatPink in Los Angeles this July?

IDEA World, IDEAFit, BlogFest, Sweatpink, FitApproach […]

  • Everyday Grain-Free Baking, Kelly Smith, In Susie's Kitchen, Gluten Free

In Susie's Kitchen – Everyday Grain Free Baking Cookbook Review

June 11th, 2015|

Good to the, um, Grain?

When Melissa and I were offered the opportunity to review Kelly Smith’s new allergy-friendly cookbook, Everyday Grain-Free Baking: Over 100 Recipes for Deliciously Easy Grain-Free and Gluten-Free Baking*, […]

  • KRAVE Jerky, Jillian Michaels, #KRAVEBetter, #jerkylove

5 Fitness Tips For #NationalJerkyDay from Jillian Michaels and Krave

June 10th, 2015|

I had no idea that #NationalJerkyDay existed (it’s Friday, June 12th).  Until recently, I wouldn’t have even paid attention to a day that included the word “jerky” but that changed when I got the chance to work out with Jillian Michaels a few weeks ago at […]

  • Participation Trophy, Don't give every kid a trophy, Every kid doesn't deserve a trophy

The Tuesday Tune-Up: And…You're Out!

June 9th, 2015|

Tuesday Tune Up, Weekly Check In, Food, Fitness, Family, Duran Duran

 

Hey there!  How are you?  What’s been going on?

The Tuesday Tune-Up is where we can have a weekly virtual coffee date and catch up a bit.

  • Declutter, simplify

Friday's High 5: 5 Ways To Declutter and Be Productive

June 5th, 2015|

Welcome To Friday’s High Five!

Friday's High Five

 

Are you someone who thrives on multitasking or do you go into overwhelm mode?  Most of the time I find multitasking very invigorating but like everyone else, I have a tipping […]

  • National Running Day

A Whine For #NationalRunningDay

June 3rd, 2015|

Here’s my toast to National Running Day:

National Running Day

I’m sad that I still can’t run yet but I’m happy to remember some great running memories like:

My 2nd Annual Awesome 80’s Run

  • waffles, breakfast ideas, healthy breakfast

The Tuesday Tune-Up: Many Places, Many Plates and Many Faces

June 2nd, 2015|

Tuesday Tune Up, Weekly Check In, Food, Fitness, Family, Duran Duran

 

Hey there!  How are you?  What’s been going on?

The Tuesday Tune-Up is where we can have a weekly virtual coffee date and catch up a bit.