Janji running shorts

A few days ago, I was contacted by Janetha who blogs over at meals and moves (who is super nice) that I had been chosen for the winner of her giveaway!

I was EXTREMLY surprised and thrilled!


Janji is the company and the amazing thing about these running shorts, is that for every pair that is bought, it provides someone in need access to water or proper nutrition. I was defiantly impressed


The weather outside has not allowed for me to wear these bad boys yet, but spring seems so close. Right !?!?! haha

DSCN0207 DSCN0214(pocket for keys or goodies haha)

Question for you:

Have you ever hear of janji?

Favorite brand of running shorts?

Giveaway: Sambazon drinks

Well hello there! I know I have been missing for quite some time, but there has been a lot going on. Andrew was sick, work was insane, and well other bumps in the road. The good news is, Andrew is better! Mr Flowers in coming  to visit in a week! AND Christmas is just a few days away!!!

I week or so ago I heard from Stephanie who offered a great giveaway on new products from Sambazon.

Tonight these package arrived at the door. I love seeing the blog written on there 🙂


Here are two of the smoothies she told me about:

  • Supergreens is a fusion of vitality-boosting kale and ginger, providing two full servings of fruits and vegetables, and more than 120 açaí berries in each bottle.

Both smoothies are USDA Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified, Ecocert Fair Trade, vegan and gluten free, and make a healthy, delicious snack or light meal replacement to grab on-the-go.

I have to say, I have not tried this smoothies yet. I wanted to get the giveway out ASAP! (apparently the VIP vouchers expire Dec 31st, which is really a bummer)

along with this VIP vouchers


they are sending this wooden bowl and spoon to one lucky winner! (Andrew has already called dibs on this haha)


(I’m sorry I wasn’t able to try these before putting them up on the blog)

There are two ways to win:

1.) Leave a comment here

2.) extra way: tweeting “I just entered to win a @sambazondrink from @krissyswim16 https://livinlifeinlouie.wordpress.com/2012/12/22/giveaway/”

I will pick a winner tomorrow night! I will have the company send the products directly to you!

Two times in one day

The weekend started nice and early for me and Andrew. 6:45 to be exact! (andrew it’s saturday!!!) haha

Andrew went to his dad’s today. And after 15 minutes, I was bored  and a little lost. So I headed out for a bike ride!!!

I rode about 12 miles on one of my favorite trails, Grants trail. It is a must if you live in St Louis.

After that, my cousins and I headed to the pool. And before I laid out to get some much needed vitamin D, I swam a few laps.

I didn’t want to swim a specific distance, I just swam. I told myself for 15 minutes. It felt great, but I am definitely REALLY slow.

Tomorrow, I hope it really isn’t raining and cloudy like they say so I can go for a run 🙂

Question for you:

What are you doing this weekend?

How are you getting your body moving this weekend?

Giveaway: Goodbelly

I was contacted by Lindsey at Goodbelly about a great giveaway! In May, I had the opportunity to try GoodBelly and LOVED it.

Even Andrew (who is a picky guy) loved these drinks. our favorite was the pomegrante.

Not only will three lucky winners get a VIP voucher, but Goodbelly has a great new partnership!

Goodbelly is working with Whole Planet Foundation , a nonprofit company, working to alleviate poverty worldwide. Through July 31, GoodBelly will donate five cents from each qualifying product (except GoodBelly BigShot) sold at Whole Foods Market locations nationwide to Whole Planet Foundation.

Pretty awesome right!?!?! And we don’t have much time! Goodbelly has a line probiotic juice drinks  which replenishes the digestive system with beneficial bacteria and helps to establish intestinal microflora balance. GoodBelly’s products are dairy-free, soy-free, vegan and kosher.

All you have to do is enter, we will get you the vouchers, and you visit a store near you for goodbelly products, and the money is donated! Pretty simple 🙂

There are four ways to enter:

1.) Comment on this blog

2.) Start following my blog (click up on the right!)

3.) Retweet the giveaway (using @krissyswim16)

4.) Like Goodbelly or Whole Planet Foundation on facebook

I will be picking a winner on Friday!!!! So get your entries in, you can enter up to 4 times!!!

Fast Snack + giveaway

Yesterday when I got home from work, I was hHUUNNNGGRRYYY.

I like quick and easy. I dont have time to make a five course meal. Especially since when I get home I have to: put my son to bed, put both our lunches together, get both our clothes ready, shower, and of course BLOG!

So I grabbed one of my favorites!

Colby cheese and apple clices!!!!!

I should stop playing with my food haha


Question for you:

what is your favorite EASY snack?



I also wanted to let you know there is an awesome giveaway– You should check it out!