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When hubby leaves work for his 40 minute commute I leave the house for a brisk walk. I meet him somewhere up the road. Each day I try to go a little further than the last time. The bonus is, I can accurately track my milage using the car odometer.
Empty spice shaker with decent size holes? Fill it with chia seeds and set it out. A little shake here, a little shake here, and before you know it you get in the habit of adding some nutrition to your foods.
Empty medicine bottles are great for storing change. A typical small bottle will hold $10 in quarters. Those are great to have on hand for parking meters, the laundrymat or for tolls on a trip.
Holidays are an opportunity to gift yourself and others with the treat of a food you may not be familiar with. Something with lots of nutrients, delicious and "body" friendly. Today I'm adding kiwi to the traditional fruit platter at the family holiday gathering. (I was shocked how many said they'd never tried it!)
Place baking soda in a clean, empty plastic spice jar. Sprinkle on carpets, pillows and fabric furnishings before vaccuming for freshness. Store uncapped in your icebox or freezer to absorb odors. Later, use the baking soda as a gentle cleanser for countertops or your microwave.
I discovered that warming a few tablespoons of olive oil and adding a handful of epsom salts makes a great massage treat. Combine and rub gently will not only slough off the dead skin, but you get the added benefit of softer hands. Rinse after treatment. For added bene, put on a pair of cotton socks on your feet and let the olive oil continue to soak in.