To submit your own announcement for next week’s Monday Announcements post, email firstname.lastname@example.org with EXACTLY how you’d like it to appear, complete with links before 12:00 Noon eastern, this coming Sunday.
We want you to join us for a practice 5K this weekend! The Blend Practice 5K is an opportunity to push ourselves to the limit, while encouraging others to do the same. It’s a virtual community 5K for bloggers, readers, twitter friends, and anyone else who wants to join in the fun! For more information, check out Heather’s, Kelly’s and Laura’s posts!
The 4th annual Healthy Living Summit will be returning to Boston for 2012! Be sure to be on the look out at the HLS website for more details to come!
Do you have an idea for a topic you’d like to present for the 2012 summit? Visit the Call for Submissions page to learn more.
Do you like getting packages in the mail, sharing your favorite foods & connecting with other bloggers and readers? If so, Foodie Penpals is for you! Each month you’ll be matched with a blogger or reader. You send them a box filled with local foods and other fun foodie things and you receive a box of your own from another person! There’s a $15 spending limit and everyone writes a post about their packages and posts on the last day of the month.Check out more details here. If you’d like to participate this month, follow that link to fill out the participation form before May 4th.
Looking to connect with people from all over the world and share the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to healthy living? The #Fitblog Chats on Twitter are a great way to jump in, with weekly moderated discussions on everything from working out to blogging tips to the emotions that we all face when committing to health. Join #Fitblog every Tuesday at 9pmET, as well as the first Monday of every month at 1:30pmET. And be sure to follow the hashtag all week long to find new people to follow, get your questions answered and find some friendly faces who share your struggles! You can find more information and sign up for the weekly newsletter at http://fitblogchats.com.
Do you like peeking in other’s shopping carts? Do you find yourself looking around friend’s refrigerators when you’re over for dinner? Do you suffer from dinner envy?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Inside the Fridge is the series for you! Registered Dietitian Robin Plotkin is looking for guest bloggers to share pictures of their fridge and share tales of their grocery shopping traits. If you’d like to submit a post, please contact Laura Bartee for more information – Laura *at* RobinPlotkin.com
Blindly measuring ingredients for recipes? Julie from A Case of the Runs is giving away an Oxo Good Grips Food Scale! Get your entries in by May 4th!