Ikea

Image by Patrick Hoesly via Flickr If you have ever heard of this store, you know the great things offered here! Ikea is a home shopping superstore. This store is Swedish based, but has everything you need to furnish your home, and also decorate. My friends and I were able to take a trip to Pittsburg last week to visit this wonderful store. Out of the 4 of us that went,  2 of us were looking for college furniture and decorations, and the other 2 were just along to look around. All 4 of us had a lot of fun.
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Entertainment Book

Image by squarejer via Flickr The Entertainment Book is a great way to get coupons and special deals not offered anywhere else. I had always heard of this great book,  but never actually looked into it until my dad bought one this year from a fundraiser. They are various prices depending on where you buy it, but the easiest way to come across one is by going to the website. On the website, you can quickly order one and have it shipped anywhere. If you are looking into buying one now, you can get the “old” 2010 books valid until
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My Net Diary

Image by laurenatclemson via Flickr This is a relatively new application for the i phone and blackberry. This tool is essentially a diet coach on the go. You input your food, exercise routine and other factors, and it tells you everything you need to know to keep you on the right track. There are many tools within this system to help you 1. Calorie Counter 2. Online community 3. Keeping the food diary actually shows you what you are eating and encourages  you to cut out foods that are not needed. Free Version- FREE, limited capabilities Pro Version- $3/month, more
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Nibbles & Bites: Foodie Resolutions

It’s that time of year, folks, when we look back at the year that was (and wonder where it went so quickly!) and contemplate the year ahead (and what we’re going to do differently). As much as I dislike the word “resolutions”–it sounds so official and ominous and unyielding–it is what most people call their intentions (my preferred word, leaves some necessary wiggle room) that they set. Do you have any that are food-related? No, no, no, I don’t mean the usual big-d-Diet ones. I mean little-d-diet ones, the everyday practices that we have, the getting out of ruts or
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