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I Can Haz Birthday Cheezburger?

So, what have I been up to this month?

Well, not running or working out.

My birthday was at the start of the month and turns into a gluttonfest.

You know all those birthday freebies that you get at restaurants and stores? Well, 2014 the other half wanted to take advantage of all the free food things on his birthday. So that is what we did in 2014, 2015, and yes 2016. He got sick from either IHOP or Denny's so his birthday was kind of a bummer this year. This year, I tried to spread out all my birthday foodings so not to feel too piggish or gross. We have been trying to lean to the healthy side of things so this was fun.

I really tried to remember to get pics of everything but there were some that I forgot like my free birthday drink at Starbucks, my BOGO meal at Golden Corral and my free $10 at Sports Authority. I got some Adidas capris for basically $0.50 thanks to that.

Did you know Jamba Juice does free birthday drinks? Yea, I didn't either. This was new to me this year.


Valentia Skin Detoxifying Clay Mask Review

Hopefully you know how much I love all the products Valentia has. I get to talk about them all the time on here. Read my previous review here. This post is no exception. Which of course is sponsored by Valentia and no other compensation has been given. I'm pretty excited to share with you another product by this company.
Today's post review is for Valentia Skin Detoxifying Clay Mask.

About the Product

We are extremely thrilled to finally present one of our newest products here on BrandBacker.

Skin Detoxifying Clay Mask - Natural and Organic Ingredients - With Kaolin Clay, Hisbiscus & Cranberry Fibers

Specially selected ingredients work together to achieve optimum results. KEY INGREDIENTS

- Kaolin Clay:Clay minerals draw impurities, improve skin tone, and tighten pores for smoother firmer skin.

- Plant Stem Cells:Naturally decreases the level of pro-aging toxins and works to soother the skin, reduce redness, and improve evenness.

- Spirulina:A botanic…

Revitalizing Face Masks from When Masks Review

I don't get to sit back in a tub very often and relax with a face mask on but I have been trying to make it a more regular habit. It was very welcomed after Robie Creek this year - Did I tell you that I didn't really train for it? A half marathon and no long runs?! Yeah. Sitting in a tub of epsom salts was so nice post-race. When I did this I also used a face mask. This one was a mask by a company called When Masks. FYI this post is sponsored by them and no other compensation was given.
About the Product
The When masks product lineup includes 5 unique masks and each mask has a special function and usage. I used the Travelmate since I was traveling to use this. These include:

• Travelmate
• 10PM
• Snow Magic
• Glamour Base
• The Last Choice
Product Highlights: When uses an all-natural bio-cellulose sheet that is made from coconuts, which is gentle enough to treat burn patients. Despite its light weight, the bio-cellulose sheet can hold essence 100 times its weight, that is 1…

Oh Yeah! More News!

So the other post, I shared with you that I was a new ambassador for Fitsok.

I also have news to share that I am a race ambassador for Level Up Runs.

I mentioned them a couple of weeks ago that they were having an Incredibles Virtual Run. Well, they don't stop at just that one run. They are having more virtual runs.

In May, they are going to have a May the 4th Be With You Virtual Run. I think this is great with BB8 on the metal from the latest Star Wars movie.
I hope that you can join me on this run! I can't wait to get my new race medal!

LevelUpRuns has the 5K, 10K and the Half Marathon registration still open until May 15th. They also have other races that you can register for too!

You can register here - and you can use code SAVE10 to save 10% off any race entry.

If you want to connect with LevelUpRuns, you can do so via their website, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

You can also join the May 4th Facebook event page, too!

Who is doing the May 4th race with me?