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Sunday, September 29, 2013

I dont know where I got this - found it in a draft email

Based on a 40-year-old 5’5", 140-pound woman. Men, and women weighing over 140 pounds will burn more caloriesduring the same activities.)
Bathing dog (to look and smell pretty for guests!): 15 minutes = 56 calories
Wrapping gifts or making crafts (hello party favors): 30 minutes = 48
Bagging grass & leaves: 30 minutes = 127 calories
Light baking (of all your favorite treats): 1 hour = 159 calories
Tending bar for guests (not drinking it yourself!): 1 hour = 146 calories
Changing bed linens (for the out-of-towners): 15 minutes = 40 calories
Loading & Unloading the car (suitcases, groceries, kids): 10 minutes = 32 calories
Carrying groceries: 5 minutes = 13 calories
Taking out Trash: 2 minutes = 5 calories
Carrying wood or lumber (Marshmallows not included): 5 minutes = 26 calories
General to Heavy house cleaning: 1 hour = 191 calories
Clearing dishes from the table: 5 minutes = 13 calories
Washing dishes by hand: 15 minutes = 37 calories
Dusting: 15 minutes = 40 calories
Family Reunion (includes sitting, talking and eating…not fighting): 1 hour = 95 calories
Food preparation: 1 hour = 195 calories
Flag Football (fun for the whole family): 1 hour = 508 calories
Putting away groceries: 5 minutes = 13 calories
Quick nature hike after dinner: 15 minutes = 95 calories
Light jogging (to get away from scary relatives): 15 minutes = 127 calories
Mowing lawn (pushing power mower): 20 minutes = 95 calories
Mopping floors: 15 minutes = 56 calories
Playing catch (baseball or football): 30 minutes = 79 calories
Raking lawn: 30 minutes = 137 calories
Grocery shopping (with cart): 30 minutes = 73 calories
Grocery shopping (with basket): 30 minutes = 79 calories
Socializing while standing: 1 hour = 127 calories
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