5 Best Weight Loss Apps to Try

We can all use a little extra help when it comes to losing weight and staying on track. And these apps below just may make our smartphones smarter and help us reach our goals! GymPact This app keeps you accountable or you will pay the price in calories and dollars! You make a pact by choosing the number of days you will exercise and the amount of money you will pay if you don’t go. There is a 5 Read more ...

Use Social Media to Help Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Each year we create a list of New Year’s resolutions to improve our lives, but following through is another story. To help you stick to your goals this year, we've created a list of common resolutions and provided a few social media buddies to help you stay on track. 1. Lose Weight: As the most common resolution of them all, the idea of weight loss is always easier than the practice itself. Read more ...

Fall Skin Saviors

Do fall’s falling temps have you feeling parched? These drugstore wonders will take you from dehydrated to darling in no time flat. Instead of accepting all things itchy, flaky and chapped as an inevitable side effect of autumn’s arrival, this year, I’ve decided to side step dry skin and take a preemptive approach. By adding some nourishing proven winners into my daily beauty rotation, I’m Read more ...

Smoothie Guide 101

We’ve created this easy Smoothie Guide 101 to help you determine which ingredients will go well together in your smoothies. Pick and choose what you like from our list, which includes everyday eats that you'd likely find in your fridge; adventurous add-ons that you can check off on your grocery list; and even more specialized, gourmet ingredients that your inner foodie might find at your local Read more ...

Apples to Apples: A Rundown Between the Different Varieties

It’s National Apple Month, and orchards around the country are teeming with apple fans who know that the fruit is ripe for the pickin’. But the question remains: Which varieties do you pick for what? Before you go load up your produce bags, here’s a quick rundown on some of the most common apple varieties. Braeburn: A popular commercial apple, Braeburns have a crisp, spicy-sweet Read more ...

Cool Things to Buy at a Farmer’s Market

The USDA recommends filling half your plate with fruits and vegetables, but that can get boring if you stick to apple slices and broccoli. Farmer’s Markets are the perfect opportunity to give your plate a makeover. Not only is there a huge variety of the freshest, locally grown produce, but you’re likely to see fruits and vegetables you never knew existed. So, the next time you head to the Read more ...

Germ Fighters to the Rescue

As kids head back to the classroom, parents want to stock up their cleaning arsenal to keep their families healthy and their homes germ-free. Fortunately, we’re seeing a plethora of savings on germ fighters to help do just that. Apples are so last year. Budget-strapped teachers are all about practical gifts their classroom needs. Buy a big bottle of hand sanitizer and create your own label Read more ...