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Whole Foods and More: What’s New at Amazon

Amazon, the giant online marketplace for everything from books to yoga mats, from kitchen appliances to kayaks, is getting a little bit giant-er! And as an Amazon Prime member myself, I gotta say I’m always excited to see what the retailer is going to come up with next! Free Prime Two-day shipping on more items? […]
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35 Podcasts to Liven Up Your Jog

As poetic and noble land mermaid, Ann Perkins, once said: “Jogging is the worst! I know it keeps you healthy, but God, at what cost?!” In all seriousness, jogging might not be everyone’s thing, but it’s certainly a great way to get your cardio in! And since the American Heart Association recommends at least 150 […]
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Yoga Your Way to Six Pack Abs

Let’s face it: a lot of us are not giving our tummies the love they deserve. Hey, I get it – I’ll take a bag of chips and a Netflix binge on the couch over a real workout most days I’m given the choice. Especially if that workout includes an ab crunch. Bleh. Also, ow. […]
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DIY: 3 Ways to Make Homemade Pickles

What’s a more perfect lunch on a hot summer day than your fav sandwich, a few chips, and a crisp, juicy pickle? Throw in a tall glass of lemonade or sweet tea and man, oh, man! But you know what would make it even better? Homemade pickles! Because everything tastes better when it’s homemade, right? […]
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Get Moving with Dance Therapy!

It seems for as long as mankind has been up and walking around on two feet, we’ve also been dancing! Okay, maybe it’s a little hard to prove that dance goes that far back, but there is evidence dated circa 3300 B.C. that points to our prehistoric ancestors incorporating dance into ceremonies, rituals, and celebrations, […]
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Natural Bug Repellants to Try This Summer

Summertime is here and it’s everyone’s favorite time to be outside – including the pests! And this summer is going to be a doozy as far as mosquitos and ticks go. Experts agree that an especially mild winter with heavy rains are to blame since this combination is particularly ideal for growing bug colonies. So […]
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Wear Sunscreen & More Summer Skin Care Advice

Ladies and gentlemen of the class of ‘98: wear sunscreen. If I could offer you only one tip for the future sunscreen would be it. The long-term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientists whereas the rest of my advice has no basis more reliable than my own meandering experience…But trust me on the […]
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Astrology 101: The Chinese Zodiac Signs

Welcome back to our second installment of Astrology 101! Last week, we learned a bit about the signs you’re probably more familiar with: the Western zodiac. This week, we’re traveling East – to China! Like your Western zodiac sign, your Chinese zodiac sign is determined by your birthday. Unlike your Western zodiac sign, your Chinese […]
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Astrology 101: The Western Zodiac Signs

Welcome, welcome, welcome! Today, we’ve got the first in our two-part astrology series! We’ve talked a bit about astrology on the blog before, and now for the next couple Fridays, we’re going to get into what all the fuss is about and why, for centuries, we’ve looked to the stars for answers. And first: the […]
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