Are you a shoe lover? Are you a bargain shopper?
I ask because I am both. One of my favorite ways to save money is to shop at a store that gives you points for every $ you spend. My favorite SHOE store that does this is the discount shoe outlet, DSW. When they ask you if you’d like to become a member, say “YES!”
Because not only do they send you gift certificates for buying something you and your family already need, they also have TRIPLE points days. For the next few months, ANY DAY that you say you’d like to use your triple points, you earn a $10 gift certificate for every $45 you spend.
Recently, I used this to rack up $70 worth of gift certificates to DSW. So when my daughter needed glam shoes for prom, I used my gift certificates for her shoes (they store your information on their computer systems so you don’t need to haul around all those pieces of paper every time you go in). After trading in the gift certificates (which were FREE), do you know how much I spent on her shoes?
$.01 – Yep. I spent 1 CENT! On a gorgeous pair of black high heels with a little bit of sparkle….Otherwise she would have gone barefoot because I would NEVER spend $70 on a pair of dress shoes for a teenager that will only get worn once.
DSW is not paying me or helping me in any way to share this with you. I am just a girl who loves shoes and loves bargains and I LOVE sharing with you. Enjoy!
Hidden Crown Hair Extensions
LOVE my new Halo Crown hair extensions!
If you have super-fine hair (like I do), that means extensions with clips will not stay in. You NEED a clip-less extension. This one is fantastic – and I haven’t even trimmed it yet. (A trim will do wonders to seamlessly blend your hair with your extensions – for the most natural look).
Thank you Shelley Goodstein for telling me about this fabulous company! www.halocrown.com
Disclaimer: I am good friends with the owner of Halo Crown and I love her product. However, I do not receive payment for telling you the truth about how fabulous I think her product is. If a product is great, I’ll share it with you. If it’s not, I REFUSE to promote a product I don’t like (even if the company is owned by a friend). Because if you don’t have something nice to say, then don’t say anything at all! 🙂
Adrenal Reset Diet
Your adrenals affect your weight, your mental focus, how well you sleep, and your overall health. You may know that my hubby is the BRILLIANT (and totally sexy) doctor who wrote the NYT Bestselling book, the Adrenal Reset Diet, right?
“GO FROM WIRED AND TIRED TO LEAN AND THRIVING…
Why are people gaining weight faster than ever before? The idea that people simply eat too much is no longer supported by science. The emerging idea is that weight gain is a survival response. Our bodies are under attack from all directions—an overabundance of processed food, a polluted world, and the pressures of daily life all take their toll. These attacks hit a little known but very important set of glands, the adrenals, particularly hard.
One of their many jobs is to maintain a normal cortisol rhythm (cortisol is a hormone associated with both stress and fat storage). When this rhythm is off, we can become overwhelmed more quickly, fatigued, gain weight, and eventually, develop even more severe health issues such as heart disease or diabetes. Unsuspecting dieters cause more harm than good by reducing the number of calories or carbohydrates they consume, which can disrupt cortisol production and cause weight gain.
In The Adrenal Reset Diet, Dr. Alan Christianson provides a pioneering plan for optimal function of these small but powerful organs. His patient-tested weight-loss program is the culmination of decades of clinical experience and over 75,000 patient-care visits. In a study at his clinic, participants on the Adrenal Reset Diet reset their cortisol levels by over 50% while losing an average of over 2 inches off their waists and 9 pounds of weight in 30 days. What can you expect? • Learn whether your adrenals are Stressed, Wired and Tired, or Crashed and which adrenal tonics, exercises, and foods are best for you
• The clinically proven shakes, juices, and other delicious recipes, to use for your Reset
• New ways to turn off the triggers of weight gain with carbohydrate cycling, circadian repair, and simple breathing exercises
• An easy 7-day ARD eating plan to move your and your adrenals from Surviving to Thriving”
And he has given tons of interviews and advice about this topic. One of my favorites is the one he did with our friend Joe Polish. You can listen to it HERE.
If you think your adrenals are out of whack and you’d like step-by-step help so you can lose weight, go from stressed to thriving, then click HERE for a FREE gift to help you.