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Fun Facts Friday - One Year & Giveaway

Fun Facts Friday - One Year

  • There have been many many many workouts. 
  • There have been more recipes than I can even begin to count.
  • There have been lots of Pizza Fridays.
  • I learned that you can have friends that you have never met in person.
  • I enjoyed a weekend in Branson with Jason, my dad and step-mom.
  • I discovered a passion for running and logged my longest run of 8 miles.
  • I went to the beach (of course).
  • I had my first giveaway (see below). 

Over the course of this year since starting my blog, a lot has happened. It's not all been perfect, life isn't. I faced overtraining syndrome, I have battled some depression, I have also grown and tried so many new things - stepping out of comfort zones in a big way. I have made some amazing friends, found unbelievable inspiration, and learned so much. I definitely feel like I have grown more over this past year, maybe it's been the blogging that has helped me keep track of both progress and even a bit of regression at times.

Giveaway Time - And 15% Discount Code
So, now the part you have really been waiting for - a NuNaturals Giveaway!!!  Four (4) of my fabulous readers one (1) box of  NuStevia Packets, 50 ct. box AND one (1) bottle of NuNaturals Vanilla Stevia Liquid, 2 oz. bottle. (Please note that the contest is only open to U.S. residents - I apologize to my international and Canadian readers.)

How do you enter you ask?
1.  Leave a comment: Tell me at least one special thing you've done over the course of the year (it can be starting a blog, a kick-ass recipe, running a marathon, you name it).

2.  Tweet: Follow me on twitter and tweet about the giveaway for a 2nd entry leaving a separate comment letting me know you did so. (Please be sure to include @hriacobacci as well as a link to this post).
    I will pick the winners by random number generator on Tuesday, November 2nd.

    I am so excited to be able to bring this giveaway to you. I absolutely am in love with NuNaturals products. I used the NuNaturals Vanilla in my oatmeal, in coffee, mixed with yogurt or cottage cheese. I even take packets with me to use in tea rather than using the "other" sweeteners ;-) If you haven't tried them yet, I think you'll be very pleased. In fact, if you don't want to wait to see if you win, I am able to offer my readers a 15% discount through their website: www.nunaturals.com 

    To receive 15% off your total order, just visit their site, and at the checkout page enter this code:  BLG1130. When you order through their website, you also receive FREE SHIPPING to the Continental U.S. on all orders totaling $35.00 and over, after this special discount. This offer is ends November 30, 2010.

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