Pugs who Yelp! + Featured Sneakers #26

This weekend we were able to take Jaeden to his first Yelp Event! He begged his dad for a bath so that he could impress the crowd and prance with swagger 😉
 

#swagger
 
We got to try out a cute local bakery in Seminole Heights, Mikey’s Bakery, and also a pet store called Health Mutt. Jaeden got to meet some of our Yelp friends, including our community manager (Brett) who he immediately high-pawed upon arrival.
 
 
 
I loved that they had healthy treats for the pups to try. Jaeden tore up a bunch of gluten free  as well as meaty duck and salmon treats! I think he even gave me a wink so that I could acknowledge his attempt at healthy eats .. I think 😉
 
 
 
Jaeden made friends with a few Frenchies, even getting many compliments on him being the most active 12 year old pup anyone had ever met. His ego = huge now. I think he can thank Neocell’s Arthropet for that 😉
 
 
 
Oh, and we did take home a treat from Mikey’s: a butter pecan cupcake! At $1.95 we were very impressed and enjoyed our weekend treat!

This week’s Featured Sneakers belong to Megan! Yes, she’s like the 15th Megan I know, but they’re all so lovely 🙂 She’s a fellow dog-lover, runner, and foodie I met doing the Yelp Elite bit – she also loves Disney and running all around the Magic Kingdom! She’s training to run Dopey in 2014 (and said – and I quote “why why why did I do that to myself….”) In November, she’ll get the Triple Crown with the Rock n Roll series in Savannah!

 
Name: Megan Wood
Blog: I Run For Wine (www.irunforwine.net)
 
What is your favorite way to workout/exercise: Running! 2nd is Yoga.
What is your #1 cheat food: A Maine Lobster Roll w/ hand cut fries. The bun has to be buttered and toasted or it isn’t real!
What advise do you have for those starting on a fitness journey: Do not compare yourself to others. You started this for a reason and make goals for yourself. Keep a schedule you can continue with. Your workout will become the most important part of your day.
 

 
 
Dream destination race/location: Napa to Sonoma Half Marathon – Running through Wine Country is a dream!
Favorite inspirational fitness personality/trainer: I’ve always looked up to Bob Harper.
Workout apparel must have (+brand): I’m partial to Nike apparel. Asics, Brooks & Saucony for shoes (what I wear depends on distance).
 
 
 
 
Motivational motto/quote: Don’t freak out if your friends are faster than you. Always remember that you’re faster than those sitting on the couch.
 
Twitter: @irun4wine
Instagram: instagram.com/irun4wine
 
Any questions for Megan or myself?
Do you like to take your fur baby out on the town?

{If you’re interested in becoming a pair of Featured Sneakers, email me!}
 


HI! I'M KAT - I am a pug-mom, wife, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, & Fitness Coach focusing on living the fit life while tackling work, coaching others - doing it all! My blog is to hold me accountable for all the goals I plan on accomplishing and also a way for me to try to inspire others through my own experiences - if I can do it ANYONE can! Fitness is a huge part of my life as well as travel and seeing all that life has to be lived! PAY IT FORWARD!

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49 Comments
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    May 13, 2013, 11:18 am

    I’m not going to lie. I got a bit excited thinking J was going to be your MM feature. Riley did, too. Now I have to deal with an upset doggie… 😉

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    May 13, 2013, 11:20 am

    How fun!! We were supposed to go to the Yelp Elite, but Matthew has not been comfortable around small doggies lately so I didn’t want to take any chances of putting him in an uncomfortable situation! Looks like a blast, though and yum on the cupcake!!

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    May 13, 2013, 12:02 pm

    Dahhhh! I love my lil J!!! Hes so cute!!!! My dad would love that butter pecan cupcake. He is obsessed w that flav for ice cream and gelato. Never thought of it as a cupcake tho!! Happy monday, doll!

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    May 13, 2013, 12:02 pm

    we are getting a dog soon finally. a rescue. and Im so so so torn between a boxer and a pug!

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      May 13, 2013, 12:28 pm

      YAY! I want to rescue another pug, Jaeden is just too old right now! There’s a ton of rescues all of the country for both – huge difference in size, but same stubborn demeanor on both dogs lol

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    May 13, 2013, 12:09 pm

    so so so cute!!! Love this puppy event!

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    May 13, 2013, 12:44 pm

    Oh I love how you took your puppy out on the town! So fun!

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    May 13, 2013, 12:51 pm

    Jaeden is so cute! I love how you took him to a doggy event. 🙂

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    May 13, 2013, 12:55 pm

    I don’t think I’ve ever had a lobster roll, that sounds delicious!! (As does your cupcake, Kat!)And I love the advice not to compare yourself with others.

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    May 13, 2013, 1:49 pm

    Great post Kat – thank you for featuring me! Deezyl would’ve loved that Yelp Elite event!

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    May 13, 2013, 3:29 pm

    Hi Megan! I love the name “I run for wine”. Genious!
    Kat-your little puggy is so flippin’ cute!!!
    xo Tara

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    May 13, 2013, 4:18 pm

    So cute! I love it when I can take Guinness places…I just wish we had more dog friendly patios around our house…plenty in Atlanta but that’s a bit of a drive!

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    May 13, 2013, 4:25 pm

    Your puggie is too cute!! I love small dogs.

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    May 13, 2013, 5:06 pm

    Awww so cute that Jaeden got to participate in his own Yelp event!!! And nice to meet you Megan!!!

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    May 13, 2013, 5:11 pm

    Haha he’s so silly Mindy!

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    May 13, 2013, 5:24 pm

    Your Yelp event looked really fun…nice that Jaeden got to attend and get treats! He is a handsome little boy! Have a great week!

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    May 13, 2013, 5:25 pm

    love that they had GF dog treats! so awesome. And Meg, i love your quote!!

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    May 13, 2013, 6:09 pm

    Looks like fun. Did you get into to Samurai Blue event? I am on the waiting list…

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    May 13, 2013, 7:15 pm

    Jaeden is too cute! The boys want a dog so bad. Unfortunately John is allergic. What a fun Yelp event!

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    May 13, 2013, 8:47 pm

    Jaeden is such a cute little guy. He must have been heaven there!

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    May 13, 2013, 9:43 pm

    Fur babies love the park… I think Megan would like the park as well. You all should have made it a group trip. Megan does a lap, pets the pup. Megan does another lap, pup gets a cookie… I think Megan is doing all the work, but the pup had a long day of being swagger certified.

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    May 13, 2013, 11:06 pm

    Zelda says hi to Jaeden and wants to know if he saved her any treats. 😉

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    May 14, 2013, 12:51 am

    I have never had a lobster roll and now totally want to try one.
    Also, I totally want to run Napa too!

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    May 14, 2013, 1:19 am

    I agree with the Lobster Roll! 🙂 I had that when I visited Maine. That is yummy!!! 🙂

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    May 14, 2013, 2:38 am

    UMMMMMMMMMM, is it bad to say I got distracted by the cupcake??? 😉 Such cute pics!!! Love that you celebrate others!

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    May 14, 2013, 12:55 pm

    Your puggie Jaeden is adorable! I’m a pug mom to 2 pug brothers named Dos and Tres. Pugs are AWESOME! Great words of wisdom from Megan too!

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    May 14, 2013, 3:18 pm

    Love Megans advise to keep a schedule that works for you! So crucial!

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    May 15, 2013, 3:44 am

    OMG too funny – my brother’s girlfriend’s blog should be named WILL RUN FOR WINE! She loves her glass of wine at the end of the day 🙂

    Oh and I am a HUGE YELPER!!! HUGE!!! But I have never been to a yelp event! 🙁

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