Are You Paying a High Price for Your Health?

For many of us, vitamins and supplements are an essential part of our daily routine, but we shouldn't have to pay a high price for our health. The good news is there are ways to significantly decrease the cost. Now you can focus on being the healthiest, happiest you and not worry so much about the price at checkout. Consider a subscription service: Vitamins and supplements are typically taken Read more ...

Dry-Brushing for Dummies

Have the sins of the holiday season left you feeling sluggish? This simple, two-minute routine could be the cure. Anyone else feeling stuck in a lethargic state of post-holiday let-down? Perhaps it was the Christmas cookies I inhaled by the half-dozen or the number of nights spent on my couch with a takeout pizza and Netflix as companions, whatever the reason(s), I’m definitely feeling more loaf-like Read more ...

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 ...

DIY Beauty Gifts in Jars

To me, there’s nothing more gratifying than giving a handmade gift. I know it sounds cheesy, but the heartfelt aspect of making and giving just can’t be matched buying store-bought presents. In order to save money, time and sanity during the busy holiday season, I’ve learned (the hard way, some years) to find ideas that can be made ahead, multiplied and don’t require a ton of expensive specialty Read more ...

It’s International Women’s Day

Happy Women’s History Month and more specifically, International Women’s Day! In some countries, it’s like Mother’s Day with children giving small presents and tokens of appreciation. And while it’s always a good idea to honor mom, we’re celebrating our girl power by recognizing some organizations that are doing amazing things for women everywhere. Rescuing women and children from the Read more ...

Fitness Trends On A Budget

“I'm so unfamiliar with the gym, I call it James!” –Ellen DeGeneres. Maybe the gym isn’t your thing. That’s okay. Fitness is not one size fits all, and this year’s trends are all about customizing exercise to work for you and your budget. Whether you work out in your living room or the local gym, you can get fit on a dime in 2013. Body-Weight Training: The latest fitness craze is Read more ...

Mobile Apps that Make Fitness Fun

It’s January 24—do you know where your New Year’s resolutions are? If one of your goals for 2013 is to get healthier, join the club—that’s one of the most common resolutions made every year. But even by the end of January, motivation can begin to wane and working out in the cold wee hours of the morning can start to lose what little appeal it had. Never fear, mobile apps are here. If Read more ...

Affordable Fitness Fashion

“A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement.”  –Jess C. Scott. A healthy body never goes out of style. And while fashion trends may change every season, no one can blame a girl for wanting both fitness and fashion in their lives. Whether you’re into Pilates, yoga, running or spinning, here are trends that you can afford to love this season. Runway Fun: We saw lots of stripes Read more ...