Friday Finds: Shopping? Sweeten the Deal or Get Hand + More!

August 29, 2014 at 6:01 am
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There are two new browser extensions to help you to save money while shopping automatically. Meet Honey and InvisibleHand. Want to save money with online coupon codes without having to search? Sound too good to be true? It’s not if you use Google Chrome or Firefox. Check out Honey. This new, free browser extension searches many websites for coupon codes and then tells you how much you could save (and takes you to another site where…

An Awesome Set of Lessons Learned…

August 28, 2014 at 5:59 am
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I started reading the uber smart blog Brain Pickings a few years ago. This blog was started seven years ago by Maria Popova as a quick email to some friends. Brain Pickings is a “human-powered discovery engine for interestingness, a subjective lens on what matters in the world and why, bringing you things you didn’t know you were interested in — until you are. Founded in 2006 as a weekly email that went out to seven friends…

Look (and Feel) Good on the Run without Breaking the Bank!

August 26, 2014 at 5:39 am
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This post is updated from a guest post I wrote this summer for Eat, Drink and be Mary. It’s almost Labor Day – if you can believe that. If you like running in the fall as much as I do, it’s time to dust off your running gear and hit the roads/trails. What better way to start fresh than to pick up a few new pieces of running gear or new running sneakers? How about getting some great deals…

Finds’ Fave Torie & Howard Candy Review + #Giveaway

August 25, 2014 at 6:13 am
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You may remember my Torie & Howard Organic Hard Candy mini-review from the Snack Show. I tried Tori & Howard’s hard candies in my April Bestowed box review and said, “I love hard candy and these are delicious and refreshing. They last a long time, too!” The product line has a great story, too. The founders both experienced significant health events that changed the way they looked at food and nutrition. They say: “For Howard, losing over a hundred pounds led to a…