Category Archives: Health & Wellness

We Need to Know – Who Makes The Products We Buy?

WE NEED TO KNOW Who Makes The Products We Buy? Many people don’t realize there’s a relatively small group of companies that manufacture and distribute the great majority of food and common household products most of us buy and use … Continue reading

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AARP – Can They Help You Save Money?

AARP stands for the “American Association of Retired Persons”. But don’t let the “retired” part throw you. When you join AARP you become a member of a huge organization that advocates for people age 50 and older, retired or not, … Continue reading

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Mission Athletecare Enduracool Towel – Review

Mission Athletecare Enduracool Towel – Review Can’t Afford Air Conditioning? Can’t Stand The Heat? Try This New Product! When we turned on our 10 year old living room air conditioner for the first time this summer it made such a … Continue reading

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Review of the documentary film “FAT, SICK & NEARLY DEAD”

Review of the documentary film  FAT, SICK & NEARLY DEAD Why is an article about a movie about juicing on a website about saving money? Because being unhealthy and/or being overweight costs you a lot of money. As you’ll see … Continue reading

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SWEET POTATOES or YAMS? Finally, answers to your questions!

FRUSTRATED when it comes to buying SWEET POTATOES or YAMS? We were too, partly because we thought all orange-fleshed, moist roots/tubers were Yams. We were wrong. And, we’ve just discovered, so are most other consumers and grocery stores. After years of … Continue reading

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CVS.com 40% OFF Sale (plus $10 Off with your personal Promo Code)

CVS.com 40% OFF Sale (plus $10 Off with your personal Promo Code) This is it! This is the sale we’ve been waiting for and telling you about. Get 40% Off all CVS brand products at CVS.com, which (in our humble opinion) … Continue reading

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CVS Brands Highly Recommended – Save Even More Money During 40% OFF Sale

We can’t say enough good things about CVS brands and their regular 40% OFF sales (online only). We have already tried well over 50 or 60 CVS versions of brand name items and found they are just as good, and much cheaper … Continue reading

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Who Needs A Flu Shot? Who Is At Risk This Year? You Might Be Surprised!

Who Needs A Flu Shot? Who Is At Risk This Year? Read These Important Facts. You Might Be Surprised! Every year the CDC and other health organizations re-access flu viruses and protocol as to who needs to get vaccinated. The reason for … Continue reading

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Rinse Ace Pet Shower Deluxe – Shower Hose & Sprayer (review)

Rinse Ace Pet Shower Deluxe Shower Hose & Sprayer (review) I bought this to use in the shower along with a shower chair when I broke my leg and could not stand up to shower or get in and out of the bathtub. … Continue reading

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Ableware Bath Safe Adjustable Transfer Bench / Shower Chair (review)

Ableware Bath Safe Adjustable Transfer Bench (review) Easy to assemble shower/bath chair, it fit perfectly in a smaller, short and narrow bathtub (from the 1940’s). Strong enough to hold a 300 lb person. It wobbled a bit if you moved around … Continue reading

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Inexpensive Home Alarms Can Save You Money & Save Your Life

There are as many as five different types of alarms you can install in your home, and none of them require expensive hard wiring or monthly fees for monitoring. In fact, there are several reasons we like the idea of battery powered … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Can Bring Pests Into Your Home – Can Be Costly & Dangerous

Along with cold weather comes animals trying to get into your warm home. Rodents carry disease, they can also cause dangerous and costly fires and other damage by gnawing through electrical wiring. As a general rule, if your finger can fit … Continue reading

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Inspect Your Attic Regularly

Inspect Your Attic Regularly (twice per year recommended) Going into your attic can be like a dental appointment; you don’t look forward to it, it’s usually uncomfortable, and you probably won’t enjoy it. But it a necessary part of regular home maintenance … Continue reading

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Future Medical & Retirement Costs About To Increase – What You Can Do

This issue matters to everyone in the United States, regardless of your age. It’s about Medicare and Social Security costs and benefits. Everyone who makes it to their 60s will eventually need Medicare and Social Security, so even if you’re … Continue reading

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Inexpensive Personal Emergency Alarm – Good for the Disabled or Fragile

I originally wanted to purchase a personal emergency alarm to hang on a key-chain and from the handles of emergency preparedness “GOOD” bags (GOOD = Get Out Of Dodge) but found the alarm I purchased was not really good for … Continue reading

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See a Dentist Now, Save Money Later

See a Dentist Now to Save Money Later Brush Up on Prevention When times are tough, it’s easy to blow off the dentist. More than half of Americans who are uninsured say they can’t afford the care they need. But … Continue reading

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Walgreens Circular Specials (10/16 – 10/22)

This week’s Walgreens Specials (Starts Sunday October 16th, Ends Saturday October 22nd) These are our favorite picks from this week’s circular. Availability may differ from store to store. Nature’s Bounty Vitamins and Supplements – Buy 1, Get 1 Free Nature … Continue reading

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The Complete Truth about Lipozene Weight Loss Product

Most anyone who watches late night TV or day time soaps & talk shows has seen the commercial advertising Lipozene. Today you’re going to learn the very basic simple truth about this product. As with most commericals and product claims … Continue reading

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FLU SHOTS – Free vs. Paid with Additional Benefits

Some commercial pharmacies, agencies, and non-profit organizations will offer free flu shots as a combination of a public service (and most likely a tax write off for the pharmacies and as a way to bring you into the store). Either way, … Continue reading

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How to Be Regular the Safest* & Cheapest Way

Yes, we’re talking bowel movements, doody, #2, crapola, poop. It’s a taboo subject but ignoring problems with irregularity can make you feel sick or sluggish and can make you seriously ill, it can even kill you. Yes, everything you’ve heard, … Continue reading

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