Macaroni Grill Buy One Entree Get One Free

Friday, August 30, 2013

If you go to the Macaroni Grill's Facebook Page located here, there's an offer from yesterday that you
can claim for a coupon that if you buy one entree you get one free, expiring 9/2/2013. This will make for a cheap date night meal!

Shabby Apple Giveaways

Friday, August 30, 2013

Shabby Apple is a vintage style online boutique. They frequently partner with blogs for giveaways.
Here's some blogs that are currently having giveaways for Shabby Apple gift cards/items:

How to Increase Your Metabolism

Thursday, August 29, 2013

As you get older it becomes easier to gain weight and harder to get rid of it.
Increasing your metabolism is one way that can help you lose weight. Here are several ways to increase your metabolism:

1. Build up muscles: With resistance training, you can increase your average metabolic rate.

2. Increase your aerobic activity: With more intense aerobic activity, you can have a bigger increase in your metabolism then slow or moderate workouts.

3. Drink more water: Dehydration can slow down your metabolism.

4. Smaller meals more frequently: Eating smaller meals every three to four hours can help your metabolism.

5. More protein: Your body burns more calories digesting protein than other foods.

6. More vitamin D: Vitamin D can help your muscle tissue to get the nutrients it needs to burn more calories.

7. Drink milk: Calcium deficiency can slow down your metabolism.

Increasing your metabolism may help you have better health, more energy and lose any necessary weight.


Web MD
Men's Health
Healthy Lifestyle

Please note that I am not a doctor and to please make any medical decisions with the guidance of a medical practitioner.

Shabby Apple Giveaways

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

If you haven't heard of Shabby Apple, they are an online boutique who
specializes in vintage style clothing that's modest and fun. Several blogs partner with them to offer giveaways. I won one a few weeks ago and it was exciting to get a dress for free. Here are some blogs that are offering giveaways:

How I Earn Gift Cards

Friday, August 9, 2013

I earn gift cards or other rewards through filling out surveys or learning about recycling. It takes time, but in the end I enjoy the perks. Here are some of the companies, I use:

Eshakti $25 Savings

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Trinity Crinoline
Eshakti makes women's clothing that customized to fit your body shape and you can make minor adjustments to the style to fit your needs. If you sign up on Eshakti, you can receive a $25 savings. Last I checked, it was a $25 savings off of a $30 purchase (shipping not included). Eshakti is also having a summer sale with most items at 40% off.

Modcloth $15 Credit Off Your Purchase

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

About the Artist Dress
Modcloth is an online boutique with vintage styled outfits and clothes. If you sign-up for an online account, you can save $15 off of your purchase of $50 or more. Click here for more details.

Also if you create a wishlist, you can have a chance to win a $100 gift card. Click here for more details.

Shabby Apple Giveaways

Friday, August 2, 2013

Shabby Apple is one of my favorite places for dresses. Their dresses are vintage styling and our fun and easy to wear. Here are some giveaways for Shabby Apple that other blogs are running:

Also, check out their latest collection "It's a Mod World". They have some great looking new dresses!

Sugar Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Thursday, August 1, 2013

I can't eat refined sugar, but I can eat Splenda and other sugar substitutes. I use those substitutes in
my baking. One of my favorite things to make is Sugar Free Peanut Butter Cookies.

1 cup of Splenda
1/2 cup of Chunky Peanut Butter
1/2 cup of Butter
1 Egg
1 1/4 cup of Flour
3/4 teaspoon of Baking Soda
1/2 teaspoon of Baking Powder

Heat oven to 375. Mix ingredients. Once ingredients are well mixed, make 1-1/4 balls and place on the cookie sheet (you can flatten them out with a fork and make a criss cross motion or skip that part). Bake for 9 to 10 minutes.

This recipe was slightly adapted and changed from the Betty Crocker Cookbook.
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