Your feet work hard every day, carrying you through your daily tasks while you walk, stand, carry, lift, climb, clean, work, and exercise. If you neglect your feet—especially during a workout—then your feet with have to deal with swelling... Read more
"Exercise improves your health." You hear it all the time, but what does that really mean? How much of a difference can exercise make in your life, and how much do you really need to do? You’ll be happy to know that you don’t ne... Read more
One particularly hot September afternoon when my daughter was in the fourth grade, she invited a few friends to enjoy an after-school swim in our pool. They entered the house filled with laughter and excitement and rushed upstairs to change into thei... Read more
Although barefoot running has been practiced in some parts of the world for hundreds of years, the concept has only recently gained popularity as an alternative to traditional running shoes in the Western world. The book "Born to Run,"... Read more
Many of us assume that a backyard vegetable garden can save us money, but is it really true? After investing in equipment, soil, seeds and water, do you really come out on top?
The answer varies upon the size of your garden, whether you start yo... Read more
Running shoes part 2:
I made a post yesterday looking for suggestions for new running shoes. I was told to get fitted by a running store. When I Google this it brings up foot locker. Do these kind of stores have people who fit for running shoes?... Read more
I just came in from working in the garden this beautiful, hot June morning. I seriously love it, but I have one question: How many gallons of sweat equal a pound of weight lost? Haha! Have a great day everyone! Stay cool and hydrated! 😃... Read more
Uncomfortable in my skin. Difficult to tie up shoe laces. Felt winded on exertion. After putting my ALL into raising my daughter it was finally time to put some work into me. Thank goodness a neighbour asked me to go to the gym with her.... Read more
I would love to know your thoughts on exercising without shoes. Last Thursday I had the chance to go to my first every 'piloxing' workout---a hybrid of kickboxing and pilates. For those of you familiar, it reminded me quite a bi... Read more
I carry a pair of plastic gardening shoes in the car - you know the kind, they are cheap and look like clogs with holes in them, and are hideous neon colors - anyway, I have been slipping them on when I have to walk in the rain and I am sure I have... Read more
I have a backyard vegetable garden .I love to plant flowers plus I have a TODDLER!!! All these are reasons to have garden clogs NEAR the door to the backyard[we actually have to keep the clogs INSIDE on a mat as we have BLACK WIDOW spiders where we l... Read more
Gardening season is almost here. Whether you want to start your first herb garden or expand on the number of veggies you grow this year, now is the time to take stock of your tools and accessories and see what you need. And there's no reason why... Read more
By Woman's Day Learn how to make the most of common household items, like hair dryers, dryer sheets and toothpicks, when you watch our 5 Ways video series! Each week, we feature a different item that you likely have lying around the house, and sh... Read more
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