Each year Americans spend billions of dollars on supplements. The reasons for paying hundreds or even thousands of dollars a year for a product whose validity and integrity have not been tested vary; some take a multi-vitamin/mineral to "ensure" they receive adequate nutrients, while others turn to so-called natural products for other health reasons. An... Continue Reading →
Is your spouse to blame for those extra pounds?
You walked down the aisle, said your vows, and started an incredible journey together. Fast-forward 5 years ... could you still fit into that wedding dress if you wanted? Many people can't. A recent article highlights why this might be in: Is your spouse making you fat?
How 15 minutes can equal 14%
A new study shows that just 15 minutes of exercise per day cut one's risk of death by 14% and extended life by 3 years. Every additional 15 minutes of exercise cut the risk of death by 4%. This can be as simple as walking 15 minutes on your lunch break or after dinner. For... Continue Reading →
This bedroom was a teal mess (similar to the bathroom). We painted it a grayish blue color that looks a lot better. Unfortunately the pictures don't do the before and after paint justice. Before (this one shows the real color): Bedroom After: Before painting we realized the paint under the window was all bubbled. We... Continue Reading →
We haven't done anything with the kitchen yet, but here are the pictures from before we moved in. We have quite a few ideas but are waiting for the time (and money) to start them. Overall the kitchen works well. The stove is small, but big enough for the two of us. There also isn't... Continue Reading →
Living Room and Hallway
The living room was in pretty good shape when we moved in. Aside from old outlets and the need for a fresh coat of paint, we didn't have too much we had to do. Living Room Before Living Room After Hallway Before: Hallway After: