I read an article that simply standing rather than sitting can burn up to 300 more calories a day. So...when I am at the park with the kids, I don't sit on the bench anymore. At their soccer games, I walk the sidelines.
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I sit at a desk all day long. So I decided to start doing little exercises whenever I can sneak them in. For example every time I got to the bathroom I do at least 10 squats or sometimes I'll sit at my desk and raise my hands in the air till it hurts (this is when I know no one is around). It may sound stupid, but after a few weeks I already see a difference.
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