Friday Five, Onnit Trilogy Butter Giveaway and Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil Winner

Happy Friday and I am finally caught up on sleep and feeling better! Amazing what a couple of nights of great sleep can do! I’ve got lots to share with you today!

1)  The Hubs left town about 4:30am yesterday morning and won’t be back till Sunday night!  He’s enjoying one final weekend of fun and golf with friends before he kicks off the school year on Monday!  Sara and I are enjoying quality girl time!  We’ve got lots of fun activities planned!  Yesterday we spent the afternoon at the Botanic Gardens and enjoyed a picnic, long walk and time with the butterflies!

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2)  Today is a big day for me with the Exercise Connection!  This morning ABC Chicago News is doing a story on our classes and partnership with the local YMCA!  So excited and can’t wait for the story to air!

Exercise Connection

3)  Tomatoes have been coming in fast in our garden and they are amazing!  Hoping to have time this weekend to make a batch of homemade tomato basil sauce! Yum!!!

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4) On Monday I told you that I really didn’t have any races lined up!  Well, that’s all changed!  I am so excited because next month I am going to be running my first trail race!  It’s been on my list for a long time and I have always wanted to do one!  I found the perfect race.  It’s local, 4 miles and doesn’t require me getting up at the crack of dawn to drive to the city! Have you ever run a trail race?  Tips?  Advice?  Does anyone want to join me?  Read more about the Four Stars trail run here.

5)  Finally, last Friday I told you all about my new favorite snack and nut butter!  Well, Onnit wants to give one lucky winner a jar of their amazing Trilogy Butter!  Enter below for your chance to win!
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One last thing, the winner of the Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil Giveaway is #15 Becky Lindgren.  Congrats Becky!

Have a great weekend everyone!

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33 Responses to Friday Five, Onnit Trilogy Butter Giveaway and Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil Winner

  1. Have a fun mother-daughter weekend! So excited for your first trail race! I love trail running & have a 15-mile trail race in September. My advice – leave your Garmin at home. Chances are you won’t find a signal & trail race distances are usually -ish anyway! Don’t worry about time/pace & just enjoy the experience. You’re not going to run as fast as a road race, so soak up the scenery & experience!
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  2. Catherine says:

    I’ve made homemade multi-nut nut butter in my VitaMix. It was delicious. I would love to try Trilogy! 🙂
    I did a half marathon trail run a year ago and it was wonderful! Make sure you lift those feet up so you don’t trip on the roots or rocks in the trail. I saw many people fall from tripping. Have fun!

  3. Elizabeth G. says:

    I like to mix almond and coconut butter. Walnut Almond Cashew sounds delicious!

  4. Mare says:

    coconut butter in my coffee!

  5. Lisa Jones says:

    I’ve never tried a blend of nut butter. My son is a peanut butter addict and I’m sure he would like this too.

  6. Georgiana says:

    I have never heard of or tried a multi-nut butter and Trilogy sounds delicious! Thank you!

  7. Christopher Sorel says:

    I like pecan and pb mixed or walnut with pb. but have not tried mutil ones yet

  8. Meaghan says:

    I have never tried multi nut nut butter! I would love to try 🙂 I love finding new healthy things to spice up clean eating.

  9. Would love to try it. I’ve never done mixed butters before.
    Enjoy & good luck today!
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  10. Carrie H says:

    I have not but an almond peanut butter sounds really yummy to me!!
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  11. stephanie says:

    OOOO…I have such a butter addiction, but at least its not in PD kinda way. Yay healthy fats in coconut, peanut, almond butta! hehe
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  12. Declan says:

    You have a great weekend as well! I need to get out to a butterfly thingy with my little tot soon, she is loving that stuff more now! Thanks for the idea!
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  13. karen says:

    have only tried nuttzo…love the flavor of a variety of nuts.

  14. I haven’t tried any nut butter mixes yet…have only tried almond really! Ready to branch out!!! 🙂
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  15. Elle says:

    I love nut butters but have never combined them… oh wait does mixing Nutella and almond butter count?
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  16. Lauren says:

    I’ve never tried a multiple nut butter, even though I love them all separately. I’ve mixed almond butter and peanut butter on oats before though 🙂
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  17. Charlene says:

    Admittedly I never have had a combined nut butter, but I would like to try!
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  18. Courtney says:

    Ooh, I’ve never done a trail race — but 4 miles seems like a perfect distance for the trails! If you’d like I’m doing a Five for Friday link up on my blog – join us!
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  19. Tammy C says:

    I recently began experimenting and trying different nut butters, but have not tried Trilogy…would love to try it! Have a great weekend!

  20. Vangie says:

    I have never tried mixed nut butters but they sound amazing:)

  21. I have never had a combo nut butter, but I love all nut butters separately, I can only imagine I’d love them together 🙂

  22. Jessica Forrestt says:

    I have never tried mixed nut butters! I would love to try!!!

  23. Raymond says:

    I enjoy mixing flavors but haven’t yet a Multi nut butter. Thanks!

  24. Renata says:

    Love flavor mixing but I never have tried a nut butter combo! Sounds divine!

  25. Jeffrey says:

    I’ve tried the Nuttzo variety and really enjoyed it.

  26. Karen D says:

    I have not tried a multi-nut butter, but would like to!

  27. Martha says:

    Congrats on your exercise connection news story! That’s fantastic! I have never even heard of multi-nut butter, but I am definitely game. Sounds delish!
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  28. Martha says:

    By the way – you will LOVE trail racing. I’ve done 2 this summer and it is something else. Unpredictable, challenging, but awesome. So happy for you!
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  29. Katie M says:

    I’ve never had multi-nut butter, but I’d love to try some. In general, I do love to combine flavors. For example, I love to eat cereal for breakfast, and my bowl always has at least 2 different types of cereals…like Fiber One and Frosted Cheerios or Wheaties and Lucky Charms. I like having a variety of textures and flavors.

  30. Jenny says:

    I’ve never tried a multi-nut butter. I love peanut butter and would love to try others!

  31. I love but butters but I don’t usually mix them together so it’d be cool try it!!
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  32. Sarah Jane says:

    The only butters I have tried are peanut butter and almond butter, but have not tried them together. I’m interested in tasting the trilogy butter.
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  33. Debra Lee says:

    I love almond butter but have never had mixed butters!

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