Start a Healthy Winter Tradition – Host your 1st Annual Soup Swap Party!

Soup Swap Party Invitation

Plan a Soup Swap Party

Soup Swap Party

Another who woulda thunk it moment! January 21st (the 3rd Saturday of January) is this year’s 12th Annual Soup Swap. We originally read about this creative party idea in Sara McColl’s Yahoo article entitled “The Only Party Invitation We Want This Time of Year” and followed the link chain to the the Soup Swap Facebook page. I guess it shouldn’t surprise anyone that we were intrigued. A winter party theme that is easy to organize, allows you to keep your weight loss / get healthy resolutions, has very little cost associated with it. And best of all you get to go home with one of the best party favors ever –  6 quarts of delicious soups, enough for dinner for a week.

Soup Swap Party Supplies

What else you and your 5 guests will need:

  • Six (6) Quarts of delicious homemade freezable soup
  • Ball Wide Mouth Quart Jars with Lids and Bands
  • Each invitee should pour the soup into the individual mason jars.
  • Jars should be labeled with the chef’s name, the name of the soup and the date prepared (you can even include the mason jar labels with your invitations)

The host should prepare an extra pot of soup to be served with a loaf of warm bread and a bottle or two of fabulous discount wine at The Wine Spies.  For a limited time take an extra 5% off any Purchase at The Wine Spies! Use coupon code LINKSPY during checkout. Continue Reading →

Celebrate & Support Women’s Causes

Celebrate & Support Women's Causes

Celebrate & Support Women’s Causes >> PuravVida Bracelets

Celebrate & Support Women’s Causes

This week Hillary Clinton made history. She became the first woman to accept a major national political party’s nomination for President of the United States. Whether you agree with her politics, or not, this is a milestone in women’s history and can and should be celebrated. How, you ask? We think the very best way to embrace the moment is to celebrate the women in your life and to support women’s causes.

And yes, we are absolutely obsessed with PuraVida Bracelets but not just because they are adorable and affordable, but because you can party pretty, all day and into the night, AND add meaning to your celebration. Part  of the proceeds from the sale of all of these bracelets go towards benefiting important women’s causes. Additionally, every time you wear them, you help spread awareness of the issues affecting hundreds of thousands of women around the world.  In a small way, you become an ambassador for the cause. Continue Reading →

Cinco de Mayo and Taco Tuesday Mango Salsa Recipe

Mango Salsa Ingredients, Mango Salsa Recipe

Mango Salsa Recipe

Mango Salsa Recipe

Looking for a fresh, healthy recipe for your Cinco De Mayo festivities or Taco Tuesday dinners?  The Fruit Company® Mango Salsa recipe, like their produce, is the BEST!

The combination of vibrant colors and sweet and spicy flavors in this savory homemade Mango Salsa will earn you rave reviews at the table, and is so simple to make. Mango salsa is great as an appetizer or snack, or pair it with your favorite seafood dish for a healthy lunch or dinner option for the entire family. Continue Reading →

adidas Women’s Powerluxe Workout Apparel

adidas Women's Powerluxe Workout Apparel

An amazing new line of workout clothes by adidas

adidas Women’s  Powerluxe  Workout Apparel

WOW!  Have you checked out the new adidas women’s  Powerluxe training line?  We love it!

The simple, colorful tanks with their built-in bras and removable cups, make the training tank top a comfortable way to work out.  Plus it features sweat-wicking climalite® fabric and a body-enhancing fitted fit.

Likewise the women’s adidas Powerluxe No-Fuss Pants are made with sweat-wicking climalite® and a wide waistband for a comfortable fit.  Plus, rumor has it that there is something about the fit that makes your derriere “second-look” worthy!

Want to look your best for a special celebration? Re-set your get healthy resolution! Up your work-out routine and look great doing so. Party Pretty!

Party Hearty!

Tazo.com 50% Off Sale

Tazo.com 50% Off Sale

I love this image from the Tazo.com site but unfortunately, we will not be seeing it for much longer.   I just received word the folks at Tazo and Starbucks have made a business decision to close the Tazo.com ecommerce site.

So starting today, 6/10, Tazo.com will be having a 50% off storewide sale to move inventory.  This is a fabulous opportunity for some last-minute sales!

Save 50% site wide at Tazo.com! Offer ends 6/28. No code necessary. Only online. While supplies last.

If you are a huge Tazo Tea fan, no worries – many of the products sold on Tazo.com will now be available on the Starbucks Store.  Also consider checking out Teatulia Organic Teas for a healthy, delicious selection of teas.

Tea party anyone?

Party Hearty!

Live Life with Style – Great Finds, Cool Stuff & Perfect Basics at GreatGets

Family | Health | Learn | Work | Play | Style | GreatGets.com

We are so excited to announce the launch of our newest venture – GreatGets.com. Developed to be  one of today’s leading lifestyle magazines, GreatGets is dedicated to bringing you great finds, cool stuff, and expert advice on just about anything and everything. When we see something great we know it and know how and where to get it hence the moniker, GreatGets.. Our goal is to find products and information that wow us so we can wow you! No membership requirements – everyone is welcome!

And yes, there are faces behind the name, actually, an entire family of faces, quite often referred to affectionately. by one another, as the GreatGets.   And yes, we are professional marketers as well as  moms, dads, grandparents,  lawyers, doctors, teachers, business people, and all sorts of other worker bees.  We are also students,  athletes, fundraisers, and hobbyists involved in way too many activities to list them all. What this means is that we have the resources and professional credentials to opine on just about anything and everything and if we can’t find an expert in our field, we all have lots and lots of friends and colleagues to call upon for their expertise.

GreatGets aims to do three things – all free of charge to you!

  • Search the internet for irresistible products that wow us or make us smile and post them for you to enjoy also.
  • Provide a personal shopping service for our visitors searching for hard to find items or that special something for any occasion or event.
  • Act as your online personal assistant.  Just contact us to see if we can help make your life a little easier.

If you find any great gets and would like to share them with our GreatGets visitors or have any questions whatsoever, please feel free to email us.

Party Hearty!