Aug 09 2010

Go M.A.D. today! How have you made a difference?

It's Monday! Any great Make a Difference stories to share today? How have you gone M.A.D. lately? Anyone do something to encourage you? We love hearing your stories!

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Aug 09 2010

Christine talks PIZZA!

Pizza, Pizza, Pizza
 

The amount of pizza we American’s consume per year is equivalent to 100 football fields –visually speaking that is about 100 acres! 

Obviously pizza is not a healthful meal in most cases but we don’t care because it tastes so darn good.  But there are the nutritional consequences.  For example, one personal cheese pizza from Pizza Hut has 463 calories, 38 grams of fat and 14 grams are saturated.  So what can pizza lovers do?  They can get savvy on their outdoor grills and make insanely delish personal pizzas!!

 

Smart pizza topping swaps:

Go with chicken apple sausage which has half the fat as spicy Italian sausage.

Kalamata olives have half the sodium as anchovies.

Tomato based sauce has 8 grams less saturated fat than a creamy pizza sauce.

Spanish chorizo has less fat and sodium than pepperoni.

 

Not sure how to grill a pizza? 

Check out Christine’s Margarita Pizza

Nutrition Facts: 240 Calories, 9 grams of fat

Check out the recipe for Grilled Pizza Here!

 Listen to Christine talk about grilling pizza here

 

Aug 06 2010

Are You More Attracted To RED???

So a new study shows that women are more attracted to men who wear the color Red!!! Do you Believe that... Yes or No???
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Money saving tips for back to school shopping
Jul 29 2010

Money saving tips for back to school shopping

Our guest today is Ellie Kay, America's Family Financial Expert. She's got some great ideas for saving money on back to school shopping! Maybe you've got something that's worked for you? Share it here!
Get Ellie Kay's tips here: Back to School savings
If you missed any of Ellie Kay on air, listen below:
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7/17/2010 7:32:28 AM
trudy United States
trudy
you were talking about back to school deals... staples and office max will rebate 100 percent on backbacks this week... you can get 2 at office max and 1 at staples.. you put the money out first but get 100 percent
7/17/2010 8:05:06 AM
Rachel United States
Rachel
2-pocket folders are 9 cents each at Walgreens this week.  Menards has backpacks for 99 cents after $5.00 mail-in rebate, limit 6, and also several other great deals on school supplies, some are free after rebate, some are just an awesome deal after rebate, very cheap.  K-Mart also has great specials on things like filler paper, crayons, colored pencils, pens, glue, highlighters, scissors, index cards, mechanical pencils, etc.  Also, since there are still a few weeks left in the summer for rummage/garage sales, don't overlook those as possible sources to find awesome deals for school supplies.  Also try Freecycle: www.freecycle.org to find a group in your local area.
7/17/2010 1:17:24 PM
Coral United States
Coral
Did you know that you don't have to pay for school uniforms? It is infact unconstitutional to require the purchase of anything for public school. If your school requires a uniform remind them of the tederal law and demand that they pay foe them.
7/17/2010 2:16:29 PM
Chris Adams United States
Chris Adams
Does anyone know the websites she mentioned on the radio?  I was driving.
7/17/2010 2:18:51 PM
magon United States
magon
WHAT!!! I DONT HAVE TO PAY FOR SCHOOL UNIFORMS??? ..OK I HAVE GOT TO KNOW HOW I CAN GET THERE SCHOOL TO PAY FOR THEM  ...i have two kids who go to a school that reqiures school uniforms...they play hard and have to have lots of school pants and shirts....if i can save any money on those it would be a blessing...PLEASE LET ME KNOW!!!
7/17/2010 10:53:58 PM
April United States
April
I also was driving when the websites were mentioned.  I thought Kelli said we could find the sites on Ellie Kay website...but I haven't had any luck finding them.  Help! Thanks
7/18/2010 2:12:29 PM
Marlene United States
Marlene
I know one of the websites she was talking about was retailmenot.com, and couponmom.com, i can't remember what the other one was and that was the one i was looking for too.  
7/18/2010 3:03:42 PM
Diane United States
Diane
I keep clicking on the link for the back to school saving tips and it just takes me to a page that advertises for her books, CDs, et cetera ... is there a link on that page for the tips because I can't find it . . . thanks
7/18/2010 6:15:35 PM
Cheryl United States
Cheryl
one was ebates.com
7/20/2010 1:21:37 AM
Brittany United States
Brittany
If possible I always shop a year in advance. I buy all the school supplies on clearance and then just save them for the next year. It works wonders and there is no stress about getting things last minute. Smile
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