• Chicago Adventures

    It’s All Over

    August 15, 2010


    Just like that, the 2010 Healthy Living Summit comes to an end. I’m a bit sad, but meeting so many bloggers and readers in person was absolutely amazing– I still can’t get over how many wonderful people I met this weekend. I definitely have a lot more blogs to add to my Google Reader!! Workout […]


    Food Tour

    August 15, 2010


    Well, there’s no shortage of delicious food in Chicago! I am stuffed!! Once the Healthy Living Summit ended for the day, I attended the Tastebud Food Tour, hosted by Arnold and Oroweat, with a group of about 15 other bloggers. On the tour, we walked through the heart of Chicago and stopped at six different restaurants and food […]


    Healthy Eating Summit

    August 14, 2010


    Oh my goodness, I’ve eaten so much delicious food today!! Basically, I ate allllll day long. I’m not complaining, but holy moly! The good eats just don’t stop coming! But, doesn’t healthy living = good eating!? 😉 Lunch Kath did a great job planning the menu for the HLS lunch. It was healthy, delicious, and […]



    The 2010 Healthy Living Summit is off to a great start! The HLS committee woke up bright and early to coordinate the last-minute details for the day. At 8:00 AM on the dot, HLS registration started. Once attendees checked-in, they enjoyed a healthy breakfast sponsored by Quaker, Stonyfield, and Thomas. Quaker offered a wonderful oatmeal […]


    HLS Cocktail Party

    August 14, 2010


    OpenSky threw a rockin’ party tonight! The HLS cocktail party was held at the Lasalle Power Company, a funky tri-level venue in the River North area of Chicago. It was a really cool space! 😀 While Kath and I welcomed HLS-ers at the front table, we shared a dirty vodka martini. We got the night started off […]


    Hot Stuff

    August 13, 2010


    I took my first ever hot yoga class this morning and I loved it!! This morning, Meghann, Kath, Emily, and I took a Hot Power Fusion class a CorePower Yoga. The class was taught in a room heated to 98-100 degrees and featured a combination of holds and flows with hip opening, upper body, and core strengthening moves. […]


    Granny Panties

    August 12, 2010


    It’s my first night in Chicago and I’m wearing my granny panties. I had a great time meeting and hanging out with blog friends, but this old lady definitely needs her sleep. The Healthy Living Summit starts tomorrow, so I want to be well-rested and energized. For dinner this evening, I had the pleasure of […]