Stylish and Covert Way for Women to Transport Hairpieces

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Forget Wigging Out: ResQ Bag™ is the Sleek and Discreet Carry-All Kit for Wigs and Hair Extensions  Amy Gibson Releases the First Secure, Stylish and Covert Way for Women to Transport Hairpieces   LOS ANGELES, CA – January 26, 2014 – ResQ Bag™, … [Read more...]

Kudos to my Web Gal, Robin!

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I felt it was well past due that I publish a post raving about Robin, my website wizard! She is the sweetest thing with the most charming Carolina accent :) I need to let y'all know how vital she is to keeping the site rolling and she always helps me … [Read more...]

8 tips to start living a more Ayurvedic lifestyle in 2015

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If the growing interest in Ayurveda or essential oils has been on your radar and you are interested in exploring, I’d love to introduce you to ELANVEDA, a growing Ayurveda-inspired health and wellness brand that I was just recently introduced to. … [Read more...]

Many safe Super Bowl recipes from YourLighterSide

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    Pictured: Macho Nachos We are only a couple days away from the Super Bowl. Even if you are not a huge football fan, almost everyone knows when the Super Bowl rolls around. Many people will have parties or go to your local … [Read more...]

Staying healthy during the Super Bowl!

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Here are some tips and ideas to keep your Super Bowl a bit healthier this year! Check out the facts on some Super Bowl favorites: Nachos on average have 787 calories and 46 grams of fat per serving Guacamole & Chips (300 calories and 20 … [Read more...]

Gym Etiquette in the New Year: The Do’s and Don’ts

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  Gym Etiquette in the New Year: The Do’s and Don’ts Lifestyle & Fitness Expert Offers Advice for Those New to the Gym   The holiday season is filled with family, laughter, and a lot of unhealthy food. In fact, people gain more weight … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

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5 Tips to Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions Health & Nutrition Expert Helps Renovate Your Lifestyle   It’s that time of year again…for New Year’s resolutions. Let’s be honest – everyone makes big resolutions for themselves on January … [Read more...]

Cheap and Easy Crock Pot Beef Roast

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The crock pot was never this snazzy growing up Food doesn’t get much more delicious and prittay than this! I mean, hello No Brainer, when our lifestyle is comprised of healthy, whole foods, the colors of nature just leap out at you and smack … [Read more...]

Hot Tuscan Chicken Salad

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This Hot Tuscan Chicken Salad got lost in the move from my old site to this one, but thanks to a friend, it is again found! I have added the nutritional information. To save carbohydrates and calories, use 3/4 cup ramekins (or a big casserole … [Read more...]

Cyber Monday!

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Here is your BIG chance to save BIG! Check out our online store, http://shop.yourlighterside.com and purchase 1 apron and you'll also get 1 coffee mug AND 1 tote bag included for FREE!!! Ohhhh, and let's not forget the shipping will be FREE as well! … [Read more...]

Healthy Lifestyle tips!

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Below are five simple tips from the book to achieving a healthy lifestyle: 1) Befriend Your Body: Your body is the best guide to your wellness decisions. In addition to what studies and research shows, understanding your body’s messages will help … [Read more...]

Low Carb Doughnuts

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Most of the time, the recipes I put together are things I miss eating that have always been verboten high-carb choices. Give me something delicious that we’re told is off-limits, that might cause someone to either hug Little Debbie snack cake stands … [Read more...]

Vitamin Angels

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Compensation was provided by Walgreens via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of my own and are indicative of Walgreens.  Vitamin Angels is an organization that's dedicated to providing vitamins for at-risk populations like pregnant … [Read more...]

Do not let your heavy head hold you back!

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Runner’s Beware: you may be missing a big piece of the picture in your training! HEAD STRONG: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN  POSTURE, FASCIA, & RUNNING   The human head weighs ~12 pounds. It is a commonly and widely known fact. But true as … [Read more...]

A few tips: Pregnancy and Food

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Food and Pregnancy Tips from Jan Rydfors MD, Co-Founder of EmbraceHer, creators of the app, Pregnancy Companion: The Obstetrician's Mobile Guide to Pregnancy   Is Caffeine OK? Is it safe to have coffee while pregnant? Limited intake of … [Read more...]