10 Tips When Eating Out on a Diet

The vast majority of us like to eat out, but when you are on a diet it's hard to be able to do this and not over-eat on things that aren't the best for you. Here are a few tips to make life a little easier when you do decide to go out to eat: 1. Portion control trick you can use. When going to a salad bar, fill your plate with everything- including dessert- that you want to eat. If you go back for seconds then you are more likely to over-eat. 2. Salad dressings can add on more calories than...READ MORE >>

How to Cover Scars, Bruises, and Birthmarks

How to Cover Scars, Bruises, and Birthmarks

You know those moments when you're walking and you accidentally hit your shin against a table, or that scar you got when you were 8 from skinning your knee? Most of us have experienced something that leaves an unwanted physical mark, and we want to cover it up for certain events. Here are a few tips for those days when you want to hide the results of accidents or clumsiness: 1. For bruises, allow 15 minutes to apply ice to the area to reduce sw ... READ MORE >>

6 Natural Cures For Dry Skin

6 Natural Cures For Dry Skin

While dry skin may be a common occurrence come fall and winter, there are many of us that suffer from it year-round. Here are 6 simple and cheap ways of helping cure your dry skin: 1. A little dab of Olive Oil: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil is a great ingredient to help with dry cuticles, dry hands and elbows, removing make-up and soothing itchy, dry skin all over your body. 2. Try natural exfoliants like Pumpkin, Papaya, and Yogurt: Plain, Greek Yogu ... READ MORE >>

7 Grooming Tips and Tricks for the Man in Your Life

7 Grooming Tips and Tricks for the Man in Your Life

Lets face it- women are not the only ones that could use a little... sprucing up. Women aren't the only one's that could use (or like to have) a little color in their skin, neat nails, and well-groomed hair, so this one is for the man in your life whether you have to work for him to say "yes" when you request a couple changes or if he's actively looking for a little help. 1. Spray Tans: Make sure you address all of his anxieties about ... READ MORE >>

Tap vs. Purified: The Water War

Tap vs. Purified: The Water War

How much have you spent on a bottle of water? I've seen it range anywhere between .55 cents and $4.00 a bottle. Personally, I only take bottled water if it's free, but that could be just me. Readers Digest did an article about which type of water is better and it came to an interesting conclusion: give tap water another shot. Not only did Readers Digest find that 25% of this so called "fresh spring water"-in-a-bottle come from municipal ... READ MORE >>

Hungry? Go Nuts.

Hungry? Go Nuts.

Nuts are some of the best snack foods you could ask for. They are quick, easy, relatively cheap in price AND they can help you feel satisfied. Here are some of the best nuts you could choose from: 1. Walnuts: They have the kind of fat your body needs and have shown to lower cholesterol. 2. Almonds: Just a quarter cup of almonds contains almost your daily requirement for magnesium, calcium and Vitamin E. 3. Cashews: Lower in fat than most nuts ... READ MORE >>