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5 Apps That Pay You To Exercise

Sticking to a diet or fitness routine is hard, but what if there was more incentive than well being and good health — like, say, actual cash?

5 Ways to Turn Your Walk Into a Real Workout

If you're already walking for fitness, why not add some extra kick — for extra fitness? It's easy!

7 Tips for Getting the Best Morning Workout

Most of us are more likely to stick to a morning workout routine — that is, if we can make the switch from evenings. Here's how.

17 Ways to Enjoy Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt has 17 grams of protein per serving. To celebrate, consider one of these 17 delicious ways to enjoy a bowlful.

The Sweet 16: Delicious and Healthy Frozen Yogurt and Ice Cream Recipes

Cool off deliciously and frugally (and kinda-sorta healthfully) with these delicious, easy to make homemade frozen treats.

10 Simple All Natural Bug and Mosquito Repellents

Those stinging, biting bugs are back in the air — but you can keep them at bay naturally with these 10 concoctions and tricks.

8 Easy Beauty Tricks to Hide Your Flaws (Not That You Have Any!)

Nobody's face is perfect. Learn how to bring out the most beautiful version of you with some simple beauty tips.

17 DIY Projects to Make Your Home Look Amazing (and 3 You Shouldn't Try)

Stop staring at those ugly cabinets and do something! These easy DIY projects can totally transform your home.

Sex, Drugs, Rock 'n Roll — And Other Surprisingly Healthy Activities

Feeling down because you could be doing more for your health? Perk up, plenty of the things you do already are actually really good for you!

6 Simple Ways to Get More Exercise Without Working Out

You know the sedentary lifestyle is bad for you, so use these tips to get up offa that thing and start feeling better. It's a lot easier than you think!

Homemade Sunblock and 6 Other Non-Toxic Recipes to Get Your Skin Sun-Ready

Summer's here, and that means hours of outdoor fun. Protect your family from sunburns with these DIY salves and solutions that don't contain nasty chemicals.

Healthy People Have These 10 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

The stuff you keep around says a lot about your lifestyle. How many of these healthy things does your family have?

7 Style Secrets for Women That Flatter Every Shape

Whatever your shape, you can flatter it with the right fashion choices, from fit, to pattern, to accessories. Learn how!

20 Cute and Frugal DIY Clothes You Can Make for Your Kids

Hand-me-downs are smart and frugal, but these upcycled DIY duds for babies and kids are smart, frugal, AND cute!

Selling Your Home: 17 Ways to Prepare Your House for Inspection Success

You want to sell your house, right? Then read this list — or risk your home failing inspection.

How Being Healthy Saves You Money (and Why Bad Health Habits Cost You)

You know you should have healthy habits, but they're hard to keep. But what if a healthy lifestyle could save you hundreds of dollars a year? Here's how.

15 Easy Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill

Dreading the AC expense this summer? Trim your energy costs year round with these simple tricks.

25 Ways to Have the Best, Cheapest Summer Vacation

It's officially summer (sorta), and that means summer vacation. Hit the road with friends and family without hitting your savings too hard.

The Cheapest Way to Get Fit and Strong in 30 Days or Less

It's not quite sneaking into the gym — but it's close. With some clever scheduling anybody can get a month or more of free workouts at the gym.

Dorito Bread and 24 Other Amazing Recipes You Must Try

What do you put on a slice of Dorito Bread? How about a dollop of Oreo spread? Read on for those fun recipes and lots more!