Michelle Plummer

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The New Grad's Guide to Building a Credit History and Budgeting, Part 1

<i>This is the first in a two-post series that will offer new graduates some tips and tricks for how to go about building a credit history and manage</i> …

7-Up Will Stop Adding Vitamin E, Touting Antioxidant Benefits Of Sodas

Anyone banking on getting all those fresh vitamins and antioxidants from a daily dose of 7-Up will have to look elsewhere, like in actual fruits …

One needs an emergency fund after all!

In blogging, there are posts that we all sooner or later write. In personal finance blogging I reckon two posts that serve like a ‘rite of passage’ …

15 Essential Life Hacks That Will Save You Time in the Morning

We can all agree that there's not enough time in a day. We're even more aware of that sad fact every morning as we rush around to get ready for work, …

10 Ways To Rent A Car For Cheap

Often one of the more frustrating aspects of travel planning, rental cars and the means by which you secure them can dig deep into your wallet if you're not careful.<p>From rewards programs to the rental agency's location to prepaying for your car, there are a multitude of ways you can save money on …

5 Ways Americans Sabotage Their Savings

While the latest news proclaims that the economy is rebounding, the truth is that most Americans are wasting their money. Spending is up, which is …

How to Save for a House While Renting

If you’re currently renting, but want to someday buy a home, you know that saving up a down payment is an important first step. Unfortunately, …

9 Foods/Utensils That Make It A Little Too Easy To Eat (PHOTOS)

There are three standard utensils in the U.S. for a reason: You shouldn't need much more than a fork, knife or spoon. Yet, various devices have been created to make eating even easier. Do you really need a utensil for holding buffalo wings? Probably not, but it exists.<p>Beyond utensils, there have …

What Is the Best Way to Wash Raspberries?

<b>Q:</b> I love raspberries, but when I wash them, they always end up soggy and I feel the need to either eat them in one sitting before they go bad or …

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Yoga Poses that Boost Metabolism

Burn more calories, strengthen your core, and speed up your metabolism with this slimming series of yoga poses.

Calorie-Blasting Yoga Moves

Yoga is arguably one of the most relaxing, centering workouts you can do. Normally conducted in a quiet, peaceful location, finding your inner yogi …

Waist-Whittling Yoga Moves

If you are looking to slim down your midsection, this yoga routine will do the trick! As with all yoga, don’t forget to breathe—and maybe turn the …

Yoga for Bedtime

Need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep?<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close your eyes and rest your hands on …

Mood-boosting yoga moves

New York based yoga guru Tara Stiles shows us, yoga beginners and pros alike, how to boost our winter mood in five yogic moves.<p>BY <b>Katy Young</b> | 17 January 2013<p>American model turned world renowned yoga teacher Tara Stiles , author of 'Yoga Cures' and Reebok's new Yoga ambassador, shows us how to boost …

9 Yoga Poses for Long, Lean Legs

Warmer weather is officially here, and soon enough, shorts season will be too. Time to get those limbs toned and taut! Here are a few yoga moves that …

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

9 Yoga Poses to Open Your Shoulders

Offset the hunched-over effect of sitting at a desk all day by adding these shoulder opener poses to your yoga practice<p>Who doesn't have a cranky …

Great Yoga Stretches for Runners

It's important for runners to stretch in order to improve flexibility, which helps prevent injuries. The following sequence of yoga stretches targets …

Yoga For Anger: 3 Moves To Help You Calm Down

<i>By JC Peter for Spirituality & Health Magazine</i><p>Anger: We all know it, many of us well. But at a yoga party, it would be <i>gauche</i> to bring up the raging intensity sitting in your gut. We’re all focusing on the positive here, right?<p>Not exactly. Yoga is, in part, a practice for life. It’s natural and …

Practice These Yoga Moves at Your Standing Desk

While sitting all day might be killing you, standing for long periods of time can also cause discomfort. A few yoga moves can get rid of the aches …

BLT Chopped Salad with Corn, Feta + Avocado

BLT Chopped Salad with Corn, Feta + Avocado. (Video!)<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> May 20, 2013 337<p>The times when I’m stoked about a salad are few and far …

Chickpea Energy Salad

This is a re-set salad. No matter how you've been eating the rest of the day, it'll get you right back on track and give you a burst of afternoon …

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How to Make Any Marinara Sauce in 5 Steps (and 20 Minutes)

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: How to make fresh marinara in 20 minutes flat, with variations -- you'll never want to buy the jarred stuff</i> …

Lunch Made Easy: Quinoa Gluten Free & Allergy Friendly Ideas

This week Little Miss and I both had fun trying Quinoa <b>Gluten Free & Allergy Friendly</b> recipes in our <b>Work & School Lunches</b>!<p>I've included links and …

One Ocean Resort & Spa Offers 'Rest, Retail & Refresh'

With the new 3Rs package, friends spend an afternoon shopping at the picturesque outdoor St. John's Town Center, home to more than 150 top stores, …

5 Ways to Get Bikini-Ready On the Go

Summer’s sizzling beach and lake escapes are nearly here, which means baring it all in a bathing suit. So we consulted models, fitness experts, and …

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