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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!

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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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  • 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.

  • Neutrogena, Stub Hub Center, John Wooden.. CoolDry Sport, Landon Donovan, #PushFurther

Learning to #PushFurther with Neutrogena and Landon Donovan

May 29th, 2015|

Disclosure:  This post and giveaway has been sponsored by NEUTROGENA® CoolDry Sport Sunscreen but the content and opinions expressed below are 1oo% my own.

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A few weeks ago NEUTROGENA® invited me to workout with Landon Donovanone of the best […]

  • Billy Joel, Fierce Forward, Vienna

Slow Down You Crazy Child

May 27th, 2015|

Last night in my crazed frenzy to finish the crapton of tasks that seem to have fallen onto my plate this week, I saw this quote and it made me pause:

Billy Joel, Fierce Forward, Vienna Image: FierceForward

Billy Joel’s “Vienna” has […]

  • driving

The Tuesday Tune-Up: Getting Outside

May 26th, 2015|

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

 

Hey there!  How are you?  How was your Memorial Day weekend?

The Tuesday Tune-Up is where we can have a weekly virtual coffee date and catch up a […]

  • WANT, Katie Horwich, women, empowerment

Friday's Featured Female – WANT: Katie Horwitch & Women Against Negative Talk

May 22nd, 2015|

Welcome to a very belated edition of Friday’s Featured Female!

Friday's Featured Female, #FFF

 

I’m sorry that is has been quite awhile since I’ve shown some love to an inspirational female in the health and wellness community.

Normally, I like to […]

  • LATHER, skin care, live a radiant life, migraine, soul cycle, indoor cycling

A Wellness Lesson with LATHER and SoulCycle + Giveaway

May 20th, 2015|

Injury recovery can make you feel less than ideal both inside and out.  The road to building strength and stamina usually isn’t pretty or inspiring.  For me, this particular round of recovery has been much slower than I’d like. The itch to get back to some fast paced activity has […]

  • Print

The Tuesday Tune-Up: Some Unexpected Surprises

May 19th, 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.

  • 5 Things I'm Not Loving About TV Right Now, series, Netflix

Friday's High 5: 5 Things I'm Not Loving About TV Right Now

May 15th, 2015|

Friday’s High Five is back…and today we’re talking television.

Friday's High Five

I watch way too much television.  No matter how many things I leave over on my To-Do List every day, I always find the time to watch TV.  Some […]

  • #BetterFutureMoms, got milk?,

Got Milk Is Looking For Some #BetterFutureMoms

May 14th, 2015|

When the California Milk Processor Board (CMPB), creators of got milk? asked me to help launch a campaign that celebrates mothers in California that make a difference in their community while empowering their children to work towards a better future, there was no way that I could say […]