Marketers invest millions to convince us that we need the latest and greatest cleaning spray, detergent, and paper towel, so it’s not surprising that tidying up can quickly become a budgetary mess. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor... Read more
Step into any supermarket these days and you’re sure to find a wide variety of organic foods on the shelves. From produce, milk and meat to breakfast cereals and snack foods, consumers have their pick of certified organic products—a far c... Read more
If you're an active and outdoorsy person who likes running, hiking or boating, it's nice to have some company who shares your passion. When your friends and loved ones aren't available, there's a dog for that.
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Although barefoot running has been practiced in some parts of the world for hundreds of years, the concept has only recently gained popularity as an alternative to traditional running shoes in the Western world. The book "Born to Run,"... Read more
In the homemade video, a regular guy named Ben shares his struggle with increasing weight, depression, and a moment of clarity: deciding to change his life. I don't want to say too much more about it here. Just go ahead and watch it.
If you... Read more
Just had a Duh moment. I was gonna run on my treadmill tonight when the kids went to bed, but I just realized that the light on the porch is broken. I'm afraid I'd hurt myself if I ran in the dark. I guess I'll try to run outside tomorrow morning... Read more
Arg! Just realised I can't fit in my planned run tomorrow. Have to go to another city and have to leave much earlier than I thought. Won't be able to run till Thursday now.... Ah well, them's the breaks!... Read more
Oops - running late this morning and just realized I didn't eat anything before leaving for church! I'm here until just after 12:00 pm because I'm subbing for the computer person today at church. I have had 16 oz of water and 24 oz of coffee ....... Read more
Warm, semi-weatherproof, comfortable walking/running pants are not easy to find. After months of searching, these are everything I've been looking for. Regular price is $99.Stretch material thick enough my butt doesn't flibbetty-flop back and forth,... Read more
I really hate to exercise, it would cause so much pain. I needed to build up the muscles! So I started water jogging. Same benefits, much more fun, and no pain. You'll feel like noodle when you get out of the water though ;)... Read more
How much attention do you pay to the cans, boxes and bottles you buy at the supermarket? If you pay close attention, you might have noticed your favorite products--even healthier ones--shrinking. If, like most consumers, you just grab an item and tos... Read more
According to the U.S. Food Cost Average Report for October 2008, a family of four with two elementary age children can cut about $180 per month from their grocery bill simply by adopting some lower cost shopping habits.Over the last few weeks we have... Read more
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