3 WAYS TO GET IN, GET OUT AND GET FIT

Don't think you have enough time to maintain the body you want? A study from McMaster University in Ontario found that people who committed to brief, fast-paced workouts for about 15 minutes every day were just as fit as those who preferred lower-intensity training for about 40 minutes per day. Here are three tips to…

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REASONS TO LIVE IN COLUMBUS

Columbus, Ohio is a great place to live. But don't just take our word for it. Check out this list of features that explains why we love calling Columbus our home. Food & Shopping Columbus is a test-market city. In an NPR interview, professor of marketing at The Ohio State University Neeli Bendapudi said the metropolis…

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10 IDEAS FOR VALENTINE’S DAY

  Happy Valentine's Day! For the last few days, we've been posting romantic, sweet and beautiful ideas for Cupid's holiday. Check out the recipes, decor, activities and gifts we found, and tuck them away for next year's celebration. Idea #1: Freeze strawberry or raspberry ice cream in a 9 x 13 cake pan. Press a…

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WE HAVE A FREE RENT WINNER!

  Congratulations to Matt Hickey, Preferred Living's latest FREE Rent Sweepstakes winner! Matt grew up in Houston, Texas, and moved to the Columbus area with the rest of his family when his father was offered a job. Our winner is a certified personal trainer. He and his wife, Tonya, own CORE Fitness studios, voted best…

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24 DAYS OF HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS

  To help with holiday shopping we've been posting a gift idea each day in December on the Preferred Living Facebook page. We searched the web for fun, functional and frivolous items, and we hope you found something for someone on your list. Here's a recap of what we recommended. Gift idea #1: Felt Booties for Baby…

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LAST-MINUTE HOLIDAY SHOPPING HELP

Didn't get all your Christmas shopping done on or before Black Friday? Preferred Living's here to help! Visit the Preferred Living Facebook page every day before Christmas for gift ideas that will please someone on your list. We've already posted unique suggestions for zombie zealots, comic book lovers, coffee drinkers and auto enthusiasts, and the ideas just…

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WASH GREEN. BE GREEN. SAVE GREEN.

  Despite what Kermit the Frog said, it is easy being green. And it can save you a little money, too! Making a few changes to your laundry habits will help the environment and pad your piggy bank at the same time. Set Your Washer to Cold According to the U.S. Department of Energy, up to 90% of…

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