Balance Bar: Life Balanced #Giveaway (US ends 6/30)

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Snack ideas for everyone while traveling or on the go mean different things to different people. For me, I’m looking for healthier snacking, something with protein.  I love sweet and I want texture. Balance Bar has me covered.

Founded in 1992 by a group of sports enthusiasts, scientists and people with a passion for life, Balance Bar was one of the originators of energy bars and the nutrition bar category. Balance Bar continues to be run by people with the same passion and mission today that created the company.

I received a sample of Balance Bar and discovered with five unique formulas, two sizes and lots of amazing flavors, picking a favorite was difficult. I was up to the challenge! Every Balance Bar offers the 40-30-30 caloric ratio (40% of calories come from carbohydrates, 30% from protein and 30% from dietary fat) making them perfect long-lasting healthy energy.

They offer variety, including chocolate and no chocolate varieties.

  • Balance Bar Original
  • Balance Bar Gold
  • Balance Bar Mini
  • Balance Bar Bare
  • Balance Bar Cafe
  • Balance Bar CarbWell
  • Nimble Bar

My favorite right now is the Balance Bar Blueberry Acai. It could be that it was the last one that I ate. I love the texture and the flavors are delightful.

I love that the bars back easily for on the go–which makes summer travel convenient.

As you gear up for travel, remember to include these items:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Mosquito Repellant
  • Breathable, versatilsummer clothing–I like pockets to keep things (like Balance Bars)
  • Comfortable Shoes
  • Purse/bag  (check with security for size limitations)
  • Camera
  • Balance Bar Snacks
  • Cash, in case food and souvenir vendors don’t accept credit cards

Balance Bars are delicious and have great texture and an assortment of flavors. They are a great, healthier alternative to snacking.

One Mommy’s Memorandum Reader will win a Balance Bar Prize Pack

(like the one pictured below)

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Prize pack includes:

  • Balance Bar cooler
  • Balance Bars
  • Balance Bar themed travel journal

US Ends 6/30

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Julee is the writer behind the blog, Mommy’s Memorandum. She vents her emotions through flour and butter. While she realizes there are the tried and true endorphin-inducers like exercise, being thankful and eating healthy, she prefers to live in the fast lane: real butter, a new recipe with a gazillion calories and laughing until she sobs…and of course blogging. She’s perky, quirky, dorky. A Utah native and NC transplant with an appetitie to taste the world, meet its desserts!
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Comments

  1. Kim Reid says:

    While traveling, always take along some protein bars, fruit and nuts – thanks!

  2. Dianna Thomas says:

    I try to get plenty of rest and drink plenty of water daily– Everything thing I do I balance because God, my husband my children, my folk and then me

  3. Rebecca says:

    I enter the school calendar into my calendar as soon as possible. I try to schedule all dental and doctor appointments once I get that calendar.

  4. Kyl Neusch says:

    start packing early

  5. Darlene Ysaguirre says:

    Stay hydrated drink lots of water while exercising especially when out in the heat

  6. Danielle says:

    I ride my bicycle every morning before work and drink water throughout the day.

  7. Mihaela D. says:

    the secret: veggies and fresh fruit and lots of water :)

  8. Karrie Millheim says:

    i try to eat right, walk and drink lots of water

  9. Samii Meyer says:

    I try to keep balanced by working out and drinking lots of water

  10. Laurie Emerson says:

    I keep balanced by always trying to keep everything in perspective. I try and get enough sleep and always make sure that my family comes first and then my job.

  11. I keep balanced by always making sure I have a little time to myself.

  12. Monique Rizzo says:
  13. Boxer French says:

    I stay balanced by drinking lots of water!

  14. Christine says:

    exercise regularly

  15. Beth Dunlavy Hoppe says:

    i try to eat right and exercise to keep balanced

  16. Trying to lose the baby weight! Not so easy with now having a baby!

  17. Shannon Smith says:

    It’s all about portion size and indulging in moderation for me.

  18. try not to bring to much w/ you when travel, you can buy when you get there

  19. Steve H says:

    one day at a time I do what I can and saftey first is the best plan

  20. Andra Eads says:

    To keep things balanced…I make sure to do something nice for myself every day…I am a list maker/organizer…so sometimes I have to stop and recognize my hard work.

  21. michelle says:

    we eat more fruits and vegetables

  22. Allow time in your ETA for leg stretching & bathroom breaks. Always carry an emergency kit & water and food in your car along with maps & flashlight.

  23. Balance for me equals knowing that family is first and everything else is secondary.

  24. Nelda Gay says:

    I try my best to organize and keep it all together but that just does’t work sometimes so I have to write it all down and keep it together. I walk with my children for exercise too. Eating balanced meals is key too.

  25. Helen May says:

    We like to go for hikes.. It keeps me centered and chases away all the negative thoughts!

  26. Jessica Rose says:

    I keep my life balanced by having a set schedule! It really helps

  27. Jeanna Wise says:

    Perfect little bar.

  28. Jennifer says:

    i try and not let our small business spill over to home time and take a little one on one kid time and some me time too!

  29. Dwayne A says:

    Eating right and sleep !

  30. Dawn Brosnan says:

    Hydration is key!

  31. Rachele D says:

    A little work, and a little play :)

  32. Holly C says:

    I need more balance in my life but I have recently lost weight and am keeping it off, eating healthier and getting more excercise.

  33. melinda fritz says:

    i am on a weigh t loss journey i doo 6 0 minutes cardio exercise daily
    count calories………

  34. nicole brenay says:

    When I travel I make sure to have beef jerky, apples, and bananas

  35. I drink lots and lots of water

  36. Charissa says:

    I pack healthy snacks for our trips so we’re not tempted to drive through fast food.

  37. Stephanie Larison says:

    Try to drink mostly water, keep out the bad things like processed foods.

  38. To keep my life balanced I don’t promise to do more than is comfortable for me to do.
    Kimberly Hilbert recently posted..Mom and More Chick-Fil-A salad giveaway

  39. I practice moderation
    Denise Taylor-Dennis recently posted..Wisdom from Mom

  40. Drink lots of water, find some “me” time.

  41. Becky Rawlinson says:

    Tons of water.

  42. Kimberly Schotz says:

    Rest and lots of water

  43. ellen willett says:

    eat well and exercize

  44. Rest often!

  45. Melissa Johnson says:

    I eat a lot of fresh fruits and veggies, drink plenty of water and take a short nap everyday

  46. I always like to have snacks handy when traveling with the kids.
    Kristie recently posted..Wordful Wednesday: Summer Break So Far

  47. Tari Lawson says:

    To keep my life balanced I try to eat well (with an occasional treat), excercise and spend time with friends.

  48. Nicole Newby says:

    It’s incredibly difficult to stay hydrated and healthy when you have an infant. I just keep reminding myself I have to take better care of myself for my son.

  49. my travel tip is roll your socks, hosiery or gloves inside of your shoes to save space

  50. Starr Greenwell says:

    I TRY to eat healthy and stay really hydrated.

  51. Wild Orchid says:

    I try to keep my life balanced by making time for exercise and “me” time. This helps to keep me from feeling burned out.

    Entered the rafflecopter as “Wild orchid”

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

  52. exercise six days a week!

  53. My best travel tip is to use Space Bags when packing clothes, it’s unreal how much of a difference it makes. I can’t imagine traveling without them now.

  54. sandra davis says:

    i try to eat right and get plenty of sleep

  55. Ruby Yoshi says:

    I really need balance in my life lol

  56. Dawn Hecke says:

    I try to eat healthy as often as possible and take time out for myself. (rarely happens,but when I do I usually go for a walk or take a hot bath)

  57. I’m having a hard time with balance lately :( I need to start making time for just me.

  58. laurie nykaza says:

    eat right and exercise when I can

  59. Eat healthy

  60. Eat right and exercise.

  61. melissa griffith says:

    I TRY to keep balanced by eating healthy and trying to maintain a positive outlook.

  62. Phyllis Joyce says:

    I exercise daily.

  63. They look good hope to win.

  64. I discovered Balance Bars last year, just before taking my daughter out-of-state to an Anime Convention. The registration and autograph lines were incredibly long all weekend and the Balance Bars we had stashed in our bags kept us going until we were able to go have a meal. They’re a staple in my purse whenever we’re out and about now.
    Laura recently posted..Here we go again

  65. Kate F. says:

    I try to eat right and exercise regularly.

  66. I travel to school twice a week, these would be great to grab on my way out the door. Thanks for the chance.

  67. Glenda Sykes says:

    This is a GOOD gift. :)

  68. Lots of water and veggies is my way

  69. not going to lie with OT not much balance this month

  70. I keep healthy snacks out on the counter and in reach at all times

  71. Chelsea Grooms says:

    Balance is an every day challenge for me. I decided I’m not going to just try anymore, I’m going to do! I will eat better. I will exercise and I will feel good about my self. Balance!

  72. I could use some balance in my life.
    Teresa Finley recently posted..Balance Bar: Life Balanced #Giveaway (US ends 6/30)

  73. shirley says:

    I push veggies and fresh fruit and lots of water. This time of the year it is easiler to get these.

  74. I am always on the go either by automobile, plane, or boat and a Balance Bar will do the trick to keep me going!
    Jenn recently posted..A Father’s Role is Powerful . . .

  75. cindy sullivan says:

    we eat more fruits and vegetables and cut down on red meat

  76. Here’s to a healthy and BALANCE-d life!!!

  77. Tonya Payne says:

    I try to eat well and exercise.

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