A new year always brings with it an opportunity to reassess, plan, and set goals for the new year. Even when we aren’t perfect with resolutions, setting goals and planning for the future gives us a chance to strive to be better. We’re sharing some of our favorite products to kick start the new year with gear to help you stay on track!
Get in Shape
The start of a new year is the perfect time to work on your fitness goals. Whether you’re headed to the gym or like to work-out at home, GotyGoty Hotwear is a must! Maximizing the amount of calories that you burn during your work-out, GotyGoty Hotwear helps raise your core body temperature thus maximizing the fat you burn. Not to mention, simply wearing GotyGoty Hotwear gives your body a more slim appearance. Whether you’re looking for work-out pants, shirts, or waist belts, GotyGoty Hotwear is perfect for women of all shapes and sizes.
Don’t let excuses stand in your way, a treadmill at home will let you meet your fitness goals even when the weather is crummy, you don’t have childcare options, or any other excuse! You’ll be more motivated to stay on track with a option right at your fingertips! The 3G Cardio Pro Runner Treadmill offers all the top features of a high end treadmill while also offering a folding design to free up your space. For a limited time, the Pro Runner and Elite Runner treadmills are on sale for their lowest price ever (lower than Amazon!) Plus, you’ll score free shipping and free in-home delivery and set-up! Visit 3G Cardio to find the right treadmill for your needs.
Spending less can begin with a review of your medications. If you have prescriptions that are costly, look at free prescription savings cards, such as the one from familywize.org, which offers an average of 40% savings off of retail prices, and is also available via a free mobile app. FamilyWize is offering guidance on how to stay healthy this year when it comes to your family’s prescriptions through the free FamilyWize eGuide: “Live Healthy. Live Smart.” A guide to smart, safe prescription use and savings.
Whip your desk and office into shape to help you stay more focused, productive, and on task while you work! This is especially important if you work from home and find yourself easily distracted. Having a clean desk will minimize those distractions so when you do have a moment to get to work, you can make the most of your time. Staples can help organize your desk, and make it stylish with their on trend line of Acrylic Desk Accessories including letter trays, wall files, desk organizer and more. You can find these great organization accessories at Staples or Staples.com starting as low as $4.99! They are price great to help you get organized, without breaking the bank.
Thinking about the many goals I want to accomplish in 2016, organization is at the top of my list. It seems like my son’s toys grow exponentially creating clutter all around our house. Thankfully, Delta Children offers a wide variety of fashionable toy storage options perfect for a clutter-free home. Available in blue/gray or pink/white Delta Children Jack & Jill Deluxe Toy Box with Book Rack makes toy organization extremely simple. With ample storage inside and 2 book racks on the outside, I can store all of my son’s books toys in an orderly fashion. Not to mention, I love the fact that corners are rounded (so I don’t have to worry about accidents). Be sure to visit Delta Children and check out their baby gear, storage solutions, and furniture.
Make middle-of-the-night trips to the bathroom safer and more fun with a simple fix! The IllumiBowl Toilet Night Light (motion-activated) suctions to the edge of the toilet and can detect motion and turns on when you head to the bathroom. You can set the light to your favorite color or have it rotate through the colors. We’ve been using IllumiBowl for a few months and I love how it doubles as a nightlight for the night time bathroom trips. It’s just enough light to see my way around the bathroom, while staying in that half asleep mode. IllumiBowl started as a successfully funded Kickstarter campaign, and has lots of rave reviews! Pick up yours at Illumibowl.com.
A Clean Home
Tackle dust bunnies for the new year with the tools to help you clean without chemicals! Zabada’s innovative cleaning products allow you to clean with natural fibers and just water – no chemicals needed! A great place to start is with their Mini Dusting Bundle which includes a Dust Glove which allows you to slip your hand inside and easily dust your screens, cabinets, furniture and more. You’ll also receive a Dust Marvel microfiber cloth that can shine and smooth surfaces including glass tables, ornaments and mirrors, and anything else that needs dusting. You’ll be able to replace your disposable cloths and all those chemical sprays and be left with a streak and lint free finish! Visit Zabadaclean.com for more information.
Recommit to giving your kids vitamins and minerals to ensure they have all the important nutrients they need to help them grow and develop during those most important years. alternaVites offer a totally unique take on vitamins and minerals that doesn’t require swallowing a pill or a sugar coated gummy. Their award winning, patent-pending powder melts on the tongue or can be mixed into food or drinks and completely disguised. alternaVites are sugar free, gluten free, vegetarian/vegan, and contain no GMO ingredients. They are even manufactured right in in the USA! Look for alternaVites at Whole Foods, drugstore.com, cvs.com, and on the alternaVites website with both adult and kid vitamins and minerals available.
Make the most of your healthy eating resolutions with Wyman’s Frozen Fruits! They offer the best quality fruits that are frozen within 24 hours of harvest to ensure quality and taste. That makes Wyman’s fruits perfect for adding to a healthy spinach smoothie in lieu of breakfast or snacks. You’ll be creating a guilty indulgence – without the guilt! Check out Wyman’s yummy recipe collection for even more great inspirations to keep you eating well this year. You can find Wyman’s frozen fruits available at Walmart, Sam’s Club, Whole Foods and other local retailers.
At our home, we have decided that 2016 will be year to play more and watch less television. Do you have a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Fan at your home? Play your way into the new year with Playmates Toys new TMNT T-Sprints. Available in characters such as Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo, Rafael, and Shredder, these T-Sprints take playing to a whole new level. Simply rev up the figures, place them on the ground, and watch them sprint. Whether you choose to race these characters by themselves or inside of their cars, these stylized figures provide hours of entertainment. Be sure to visit Toys “R” Us and pick up your T-Sprints today.
Outdoor play is at the top of my kid’s resolutions list for the new year! Keeping my kids active and playing means a quality pair of shoes is an absolute must! For that, we turn to KEEN footwear. They offer styles that are right on trend, easy for kids to wear with laces that don’t need tying on most of their pairs, and that offer both comfort and support. Our favorite new style is their new Encanto Sneaker with bright catchy colors like this everglade/very berry combo! Whether you are looking for sneakers, casual every day shoes, hiking or rainboots, or even summer sandals KEEN Footwear has the whole family covered.
Connect with Loved Ones
Watch over your little one, and your home, with a Withings Home HD camera! This ultra smart camera can monitor the quality of air in your home, let you check in on your infant with a clear HD picture, receive alerts for moment or sound and so much more. One of the really neat, unique, features of the Withings Home HD camera is the LED-connected Lulla light and music program that changes the lights to the music track creating entertainment or a soothing environment. Use your apple watch, smartphone and tablet (Android or iOS devices), or even apple TV to watch your baby right from your TV, your wrist, or even away from home! Learn more about this incredible baby monitor at Withings.com.
Ancestry helps you connect with loved ones both here and who have passed by connecting you to your roots. Like their AncestryDNA kit that provides a detailed look at your family connections dating back as far as the 1700s and information about your ethnicity. It can help you fill in holes in your genealogy charting and learn more about yourself in the process. The DNA kit is a breeze to use, just spit in a tube, ship it back, and you’ll have your results in a few weeks. Ancestry also has memberships that can assist in searching for your family records through old census reports, birth, death and marriage records, immigration reports and more. Visit Ancestry.com to get started reconnecting to your roots.
Friday 15th of January 2016
I walk three times a week, but there are times that I can't do this. Having a treadmill at home would be nice.
Thursday 14th of January 2016
Great must haves!! I love this time of year it's so motivating to have new and fresh goals to work towards.
Thursday 14th of January 2016
Having a treadmill at home is a great tip. It's so cold in the winter and it makes it hard to want to go out and exercise.
Thursday 14th of January 2016
I could definitely use a treadmill at home. Then there really would be no excuses for getting my exercise i.
Thursday 14th of January 2016
I guess it is that time of year when I need to knock the 18 layers of dust off of our treadmill. Swimsuit season will be here before we know it!