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Author: Carly the Mommy

What You Need to Know to Start Working Out if You’ve Never Done it Before

Until two years ago, I had never run a mile in my life. I consider myself pre-disposed to athletic aversion. I really prefer drinking wine and surfing pinterest. With chocolate. There might have been times I was supposed to run, like in school, but I used to hide in this big doorway until the end of class and then coming “running” out as though I had been at it the whole time. Seriously. I have no idea how I got away with it.

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Travel Hacking for Beginners

Travel Hacking is becoming such a popular phrase. Especially in the budget travel world. I get it – I mean, who doesn’t want to travel for FREE? And possibly travel in style for free?

On the off chance that it’s a new to you phrase, Travel Hacking is the (refined) art of using credit card rewards and membership point programs to travel for FREE. It is legal. It works. It can be complicated.

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The Playlist That Keeps Me Going

Regardless of your fitness level or ability as a runner, a good playlist makes every work out seem more than a little bit easier. I actually can’t quite imagine a run without my music – the sound of my feet on the ground makes me tired. (I probably don’t have a bright future as a marathon runner, but I’m very ok with that. I LOVE running just for fun, especially when it doesn’t matter how fast I go!) When I have a great playlist it is far easier for me to workout, and since I believe regular exercise is imperative to intentional living, I guess that makes a playlist imperative too!

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How We Flew to London for $778.00 (Return) Over Christmas

This one’ll be short and sweet – especially sweet if you’re hunting for a cheap flight for your next holiday. I’m always raving about how ITA matrix and Skyscanner can get you to where you’re going cheaper than ever before… and I just want to give you guys a quick example – it occurred to me I’ve never told you about how we flew to London last year over Christmas for $778.00 return.

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