Weight Loss

5 Tips for Cruising for Chubby People

This post came to me like a flash last night.  Cruising for chubby people – what a great idea for a post!  My husband and I were picking our excursions for our upcoming cruise to Aruba.  I think it’s definitely fair to say that we are chubby people ourselves.  It was a little intimidating looking […] Read more…

I've got some cool products that can help you lose weight - quick and easy.

5 Fabulous Products to Make Weight Loss EASIER

If there is anything women spend their time and energy on, it is trying to accomplish weight loss.  Me too.  Weight loss is always on my mind somewhere.  And I wanted to share some terrific Amazon products I’ve found to make weight loss easier. Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links and I will receive […] Read more…

New Year’s Motivation – My BEST Weight Loss Tips

Welcome to your New Year!  These are my best weight loss tips to kick off your year. Every year, the #1 Resolution people have is to lose weight.  First off, it is always perfect timing, just because of the way the holidays fall.  Most folks start their holiday eating binge in November for Thanksgiving, then […] Read more…

I have a weird and simple fitness tip I learned from my Mom.

Weird and Easy Way to Get Fit

I think we are all trying to get fit, but it’s not always the easiest thing to do, especially if you are a bit of a couch potato like me.  But there ARE ways to get fit, at least a little more fit that are easy, cost nothing, and don’t require a lot of sweating.   […] Read more…

Gym memberships can be expensive and sometimes a huge waste of money. I have some great alternatives.

Are Gym Memberships a Good Deal?

  I did a post about saving money at the gym last year.  I wanted to revisit it again as part of my New Year’s Motivation series.  The first week of January is exactly the time of year when people start flooding to the gym again to try and get rid of a few extra […] Read more…

Sneaky Tricks for Weight Loss – #5 School Cafeteria

I hope you’ve been enjoying my series so far.  This is my final post in the series, but I think it’s my favorite.  As the head of the USDA, Brian Wansink was given a challenge to improve the nutrition in the typical school cafeteria.  And I have to say, the simple and innovative ideas he […] Read more…

The 4th installment of my weight loss series shows you some easy tricks to shop smarter and healthier.

Sneaky Tricks for Weight Loss – #4 Grocery Shopping

Here in the 4th post of the series, it’s time to talk about some smart strategies in the grocery store.  I know a lot of posts you see are talking about making thrifty choices while grocery shopping, but these are some little tricks that will help you stick to these better choices even on days […] Read more…

One of the tricky things in losing weight is managing your snacks. I've got some tips that will help.

Sneaky Tricks for Weight Loss – #3 Manage Snacking

In our last post, we talked about customizing our kitchens for a new healthy lifestyle.  The nice thing about these tips is that you aren’t going overboard.  You are just making a few simple changes that will pay off in the long run.  Today, we are going to look at the problem behavior of snacking. […] Read more…

I can share with you some simple and sneaky tricks for eating at a buffet without overindulging and without feeling deprived.

Sneaky Tricks for Weight Loss – #1: Buffet Eating

  I am starting a new series here.  Part of it is to help you, but part of it is to help me too.  I’ve always struggled with my weight and I’ve found a series of really brilliant little tricks to make weight loss much easier. One of the foundations behind these little tricks is […] Read more…

My BEST cheap and easy weight loss ideas

Lots of Thrifty Weight Loss Ideas

Every New Year’s Eve, what is the absolute number one resolution?  Hands down, it is always to lose weight.  It’s like the Holy Grail of resolutions!  Because of that, the diet and exercise industry is one of the richest in the world.  People spend thousands of dollars each year with hopes of losing weight – […] Read more…

The POWER of SMALL Rewards

The POWER of small REWARDS

I wanted to post this post in honor of my upcoming Power of You cruise with the Six Sisters and Alicia Richmond from Chic on a Shoestring.  This is a post from my Facebook friend and favorite financial advisor Chellie Campbell. I am fascinated with her concept of the power of small rewards. By the […] Read more…

I share SIX different ways to save money on a gym membership.

Are Gym Memberships a Good Deal?

  We are quickly heading into the time of year when everyone is desperate to shed their holiday pounds.  This can translate into big bucks for the local gyms and fitness clubs.  I looked it up.  The figure is about $21 MILLION dollars a year spent on gym memberships just here in the US.  Sadly […] Read more…

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