• Hey, You Guys! {And Some Treadmill Mistakes}

    November 20, 2013

    Did anyone catch The Goonies on TV the other night? Mal was watching Monday Night Football, so I recorded it to watch later. I finally watched The Goonies last night, and I must say it’s still one of my favorite movies ever.


    Growing up, my sister and I spent a lot of time with my cousins Meeghan and Heidi, so any time the four of us got together, we’d watch The Goonies—like ALL the time. We probably watched it a little too much because we’d constantly recite lines from it. I’m sure our parents and friends thought it was so annoying. Haha!

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    The Goonies is easily the movie I have watched the most in my lifetime, and I still find it entertaining! Best movie ever.


    Nespresso Umilk Giveaway

    Thanks to everyone who entered to win the Umilk machine from Nespresso! Here’s your winner:


    I will try almost anything with coffee in it- but the Caipirinha coffee recipe sounds especially intriguing!

    Congrats, Jennifer! Please email me at tina@carrotsncake.com with your full name and mailing address to claim your prize!

    Health News & Views

    A treadmill is great for running or walking when the weather outside is not ideal, and they seem simple enough to use, right? Just push a few buttons and start moving.

    Using a treadmill seems like a piece of cake, but you might be making some mistakes that can ultimately hinder your progress and possibly even lead to injury.

    That said, here are five common mistakes that many people make on the treadmill and how to avoid them!



    5 Treadmill Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

    Questions of the Day

    What movie have you watched the most number of times?

    What’s the craziest thing you’ve seen someone (or yourself) do on a treadmill?

    P.S. Check out my newest post on The Laughing Cow blog: Sandwich Combos to Try With Your Thanksgiving Leftovers. I’m really pumped about some of these combos! Yummm!

    I am an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While I receive compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are my own.

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    Lucea November 21, 2013 at 11:52 am

    My dogs LOVE going for car/truck rides. They are NOT allowed to have their heads out of the car other than doing 25 miles or less down our st. It is very bad for all that pressure to be going against their eyes. It damages their eyes. Next time you’re at the vet ask him/her their opinion. As to seatbelts they are required in NJ.


    Niki Mosier November 22, 2013 at 11:43 am

    I love the goonies!
    I knew someone who put their cat on a treadmill once!


    nicole November 22, 2013 at 4:22 pm

    my favorite movie has to be the rocky horror picture show ahah
    and ive seen someone snapchat while running on the treadmill i thought that was strange.


    Courtney F November 22, 2013 at 6:41 pm

    My siblings and I could have an entire conversation using just quotes from Goonies, Dirty Dancing, Top Gun, and Breakfast Club :o)


    Alexis November 25, 2013 at 4:42 pm

    Omg, the Nespresso lunch post pushed me over the edge, I actually went out Saturday and bought the Pixie and Aeroccinno combo pack (at least it was on sale at Bloomingdales hehe.) But is is the best thing ever!!! So glad oyu posted about it, It’s my favorite thing in the kitchen besides my Vitamix :).


    Nemesia Ramolete November 30, 2013 at 1:36 am

    One of my clients told me that she fell off the treadmill while running and ate it bad….TWICE! Scraped her knees and elbows. She said she just lost control at 7 mph. She doesn’t know if she will be going on any treadmills anytime soon.


    Joel December 18, 2013 at 9:58 am

    Another great article, some interesting tips for the use of treadmills too. Thanks.


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