Articles Tagged “life”

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    How to Travel Anywhere, Even if You’re Broke

      For some of you, “Traveling more” might be on your list of New Year’s resolutions. I hear it from people all the time. “I wish I could travel more! I’m so jealous!” or, “I wish I would have spent more time traveling when I was younger.” I hear it often because I make an […]

  • Healthy Eating On Vacation

    When you are on vacation, you may be surrounded by fast food options, theme parks filled with food such as cotton candy and funnel cakes, and a lack of exercise opportunities.  In addition, the long hours spent traveling by car or plane does not benefit a healthy lifestyle.  Fortunately, there are some tips and tricks […]

  • 7 Ways to Keep Your New Years Resolutions

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    7 Ways to Keep Your New Years Resolutions

    I don’t mean to sound like Miss Grumpy Pants at such a festive time of year, but hear me out. I don’t like New Years Resolutions, and I’ve stopped making them. People make them because they want to better themselves, which is all good and lovely. But it may be a little trickier than that. […]

  • Being Unhealthy Does Not Make You a Victim

    Healthy food is just too expensive.  Everyone goes out to lunch at work so of course I go with them.  The gym is too expensive.  I’m just way to tired after work.  It’s too hot to work out outside, and plus, it’s unsafe to run where I live.  Being addicted to sweets is genetic, I […]

  • 6 Life Skills I’ll Teach my Children (When I Have Them)

    1. The Art of Simplicity It’s funny how many life lessons I’ve learned through cooking. Take, for example, a true Italian dining experience. Most famous Italian chefs would agree that our food should be simple, and shouldn’t be masked by too many flavors or spices. It’s authentic, it’s simple, it’s not pretentious—it is what it […]

  • Fitness on the Cheap

    Are you trying to get back into shape, but worried about how you can afford to do so? Whether you’re going through tough economic times or you’re trying to save some money, it’s never been easier to work out without belonging to a gym. Both cardio and strength exercises can be done on your own […]

  • 9 Words that Got Me Out of Debt

      Being broke—I mean really broke—can be scary. But the stress can be manageable with the right attitude and self-control, right? I’ve found that the fine line between living on the edge and a downward spiral into hopelessness is one factor: DEBT. Thomas Gnomologia said, “Debt is the worst poverty.” Debt isn’t just a healthy […]

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    Baby Bella Mushroom & Couscous Soup – .93¢

    Ugh, life is so much better when you’re not picky about food! Used to hate mushrooms, now I love them. If you love mushrooms, this soup is for YOU. I also found a great new method to soup-making! Stay tuned.

  • Celebrate 100 Things in 100 Days

    I’m sure you’re well aware of the Casey Anthony trial, the verdict, and all the controversy surrounding it. I’ll explain what little about it that I do know, if you haven’t heard already, but if you want more info, take a look at this Wikipedia page. Essentially what happened was this: A young mother was […]

  • Garden As If Your Life Depended On It, Because It Does

    Ellen LaConte is kind of a babe. This North Carolinian writer writes about why we should all be gardening in the midst of global turmoil. Yeah, gardening is about a lot more than cute knee pads and straw hats. Check out her book if you want to know a lot more, but at least start […]

  • Master the Art of Low-Effort Cooking

    In my college dorm room, we weren’t allowed to have any cooking devices except a microwave and I was getting pretty tired of Ramen. I thought I was pretty clever by bending/breaking the rules and using a rice cooker to cook real meals. But then I found out that lots of other people have already […]