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Happy 4th! and... a Giveaway!

I hope everyone had a great holiday! The pic above is of our local fireworks, which we are lucky enough to be able to see from our house :) We had my family over today for a cookout. Steak and chicken on the grill. Yum!!! I chose the chicken. Weird right. I LOVE steak! However, I had two cupcakes yesterday that my daughter made and decorated red, white and blue for a party, so I felt like I'd indulged enough! I love cooking for people. I think I should have more parties :)

I ran yesterday for the first time in a long time. I decided to try out the high school track made out of recycled tires. My hip (long story) was sore, but bearable. I started over with Week 5 of the Couch to 5K training program. Figured it was best not to rush it and injure myself again. I had enough left at the end to run the bleacher stairs for 3 minutes!! (My quads were screaming, but it felt oh so good ;) You can't really tell in the pic, but my face was sooo red! I hate that I get this red. My middle daughter does too, and it happens even without working too hard (can you say embarrassing?)


Now, on to the good stuff... I have a little giveaway to celebrate my "return" to running and the 4th of July (incidentally, it's my brother's birthday!)


I bought a few extra goodies at REI on Saturday.
A Blueberry Crisp Clif Bar (Yum!), 2 Justin's Nut Butters, both with honey, 1 is peanut butter the other 1 is almond. Lastly, a small, convenient sized Body Glide for Her. (if you win boys, I won't tell a soul. I mean, aside from the pink lid, no one will ever know! ;)
How do you win, you say? Read on...
1. If you are a follower, you get two entries (leave 2 comments for this). If you become a follower, you will receive one.
2. Tell me your favorite Clif Bar flavor (if you haven't tried them,
you are missing out! I'd rather eat these than candy bars!) one entry
3. Nut butters or not? (are you freaked out by the
fat/calories? one entry
4. Post or link on your blog. one entry
That's it! You have until July 10th at midnight, central standard time to enter. I will announce and email the winner sometime Sunday night! Good Luck!
Trish

Comments

  1. I've been a follower for quite a while

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  2. I love nut butters. I eat some sort of nut butter and jelly sandwich before any longish run.

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  3. I am a follower (and have been for quite some time)!

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  4. White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Clif Bars are my favorite!

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  5. I love nut butters! I just love food actually!

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  6. Been a follower for a while now!

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  7. I like anything Clif! They are an amazing company :)

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  8. I linked you up to my blogs sidebar!

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  9. I have been a follower of your blog

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  10. I have been a follower of your blog

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  11. I think I need to try the blueberry one but thus far my favorite has been the chocolate brownie one.

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  12. Never tried a nut butter but looking forward to it if I win.

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  13. Linked it on my blog. Right hand sidebar

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  14. I'm just starting to run again after an injury (still recovering) so I know how you feel! Congrats on getting out there and take it easy!

    I'm a follower!

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  15. I love nutbutters. I have to say, peanut butter is my favorite, but I do like almond butter to switch things up once in a while. Hmmm, maybe I'll have an almond butter & jam sandwich for lunch today!

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  16. I'm a fan of the chocolate chip bars, but I also like the kids z bars. Their tasty and less calories - great for a snack.

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  17. I have been following for a few months!

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  18. I like almond and peanut butter. I am DEATHLY allergic to cashews! So don't send if I win!! :)

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  19. I like the choco peanut clif bars!

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  20. I would be willing to try any kind of Cliff Bar:)

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  21. I have been a follower, so here's #2!!

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  22. Funny thing I had never tried Clif Bars but got a free sample in the mail the other day and tried it today, it was a Honey Oat granola bar, YUMMY!!

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  23. Funny thing I had never tried Clif Bars but got a free sample in the mail the other day and tried it today, it was a Honey Oat granola bar, YUMMY!!

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  24. Haven't tried nut butters yet so I say why not ??!!

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  25. I've never tried Justin's Nut Butters, but they sound really good. I like to eat peanut butter with honey on toast so I'm sure I'd like it!

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  26. I like chocolate chip clif bars.

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  27. Haven't had a Clif Bar for awhile because I have no control, although I just got a new Clif granola bar in the mail--YUM!
    I'll say Carrot Cake is my fave.

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  28. Nut butters are my life blood! Although I've never tried Justins but would love to!

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  29. I haven't had a cliff bar in about 10 years...and I thought they were disgusting. Maybe they're better now?

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  30. Havent had a clif bar since high school, I used to like the chocolate/peanut butter ones

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  31. And I've never met a nut butter I didnt like ;)

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  32. Clif Bars rock and my fave is Crunchy Peanut Butter.

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  33. I love nut butters. We need good type fats in our diet and what a wonderful way to get them!

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  34. I love them all as well... but I really fancy the chocolate macadamia nut variety. SO yummy!!

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  35. Yes, all the way, on nut butters!! Can't live without these...... so good....

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  36. I have linked back to my blog at healthyhappyness.blotspot.com

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  37. Woohoo! Second entry for being a follower already. :P

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  38. My favorite Clif bar is the Chocolate Chip Peanut Crunch, I totally feel ya on preferring these over a candy bar, yum!

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  39. I am not at all freaked out by the fat in Nut Butters, it's good for you kind of fat and we all need to indulge every once in awhile.

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  40. And of course, I linked on my blog.

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  41. Totally already a tried and true follower :)

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  42. Been following for 3 months... maybe 4?

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  43. Cliff Bar: I like the PB one :)

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  44. Nut butter: Tried sesame one time to make my own hummus. It was alright. Other than that I haven't gotten into them to be honest. They are expensive!

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  45. Thanks for deciding to join me on my journey! Hopefully, we can encourage each other along the way :)

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  46. White Chocolate Macadamia Nut

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  47. I've never tried nut butter but I'm game

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  48. I posted htis giveaway on my blog

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