Monday, March 17, 2008

17 Pieces of Women's Magazine Advice I Never Want to Read Again for as Long as I Live

Put grapes in the freezer and eat them whenever you want candy; they're just as good.

Give up buying coffee at Starbuck's and you'll save hundreds of dollars per year.

If you can't do 30 minutes of cardio per day, try adding up your little daily activities, like vacuuming.

If you are overcommitted, just start saying no.

Take an afternoon nap. Even twenty minutes can make a big difference.

Cut up vegetables on Sunday and put them in your fridge for the week; then you will reach for them instead of potato chips when you feel like snacking.

Don't go to bed angry.

Consolidate all of your errands instead of making many small trips.

If you feel like yelling at your kids, give yourself a time out instead.

Don’t go to the grocery store on an empty stomach.

Vaseline is just as good as mascara in a pinch.

If you are tired in the afternoon, don't have a cup of coffee; walk around the block instead.

You can reproduce the look you get at a salon by knowing how to use your blow-dryer properly.

Try ricotta on your whole wheat toast instead of butter or cream cheese--much better for you and just as good.

Instead of the elevator, take the stairs.

A good eye cream really will reduce the appearance of crow's feet.

If you find the right low-maintenance haircut, you really can just wash and go. And you’ll love
your hair!


via Real Simple Adventures in Chaos

2 comments:

Melissa said...

Ricotta on whole wheat toast?? That's just wrong!!!

The Gang's All Here! said...

Can we have a show of hands for Mommies who actually do more than one of these? I would like to pay homage to them :)