We’re a week into the new year and still holding strong to our New Year’s resolutions. We love new beginnings, and the new year affords the opportunity to set our intentions, to connect, to improve our focus and energy, and ultimately to reach some personal goals. If you are ready for some serious growth and success, here are 11 new FINDS to help you become the best version of yourself in 2019!
Take up a new hobby and cook your way through 2019 with recipes that will make any Kentuckian proud. The Bourbon Country Cookbook is filled with delicious Southern cuisine perfect for gatherings or an old-fashioned, home-cooked meal. Find it for $29.95 at A Taste of Kentucky.
Are you so busy that you can’t even make time to tidy up? Is your space so cluttered, you can’t think straight? Well, you can’t always do it all, so hire an organization specialist! Lara and Kim of L+K Home Organization are on a mission to make the lives of moms — and anyone with a messy, busy life — easier through systems of organization to create order and calm around the often chaotic household. They can transform your space while implementing systems that will last. Try a “Power Hour” for $95 or schedule a consultation to see if their other packages might be a better fit for your specific needs.
The perfect starting point for creative play, The Giant Book of Creativity for Kids is the ultimate book of ideas. With 500 activities for arts and crafts, building, writing, singing, dancing and more, your kiddo will never be bored again. Also a great book for parents who may not believe they are creative, this book gives an easy entry point for raising some seriously innovative and creative kids. Find it for $24.95 at Work the Metal.
Getting active is one of the best things we can do for ourselves, and it always helps to have a community of supporters who share our goals. Barre3 is offering a deal that allows new clients to try a month of unlimited classes for $99. Group fitness is such a fun way to sweat and smile the calories away, and Barre3 always has lots of great activewear available too. Find this new client deal for $99 at Barre3.
If your New Year’s resolution is to be more adventurous, then here’s the perfect sport: rock climbing. It’s a great way to get fit, build muscle and meet others with the same interests. Before you start, you’ll want to get outfitted, and Water + Oak Outdoor Company is the perfect place to find everything needed for all your climbing adventures. From shoes to chalk to climbing rope, it’s the perfect one-stop shop for climbers. Find this climbing chalk for $4.50, set of six carabiners for $84.95 and set of five climbing holds for $26.95 at Water + Oak Outdoor Company.
Get your body moving and learn some new skills too. Dance Louisville offers everything from group classes to private dance lessons in Salsa, Cha-Cha and Tango, just like they do on “Dancing With the Stars.” For those who are a little shy, they offer a free 30-minute private lesson to get those feet wet before going all in. The best deal of all is their 30 days of unlimited classes for only $30. This deal is for first-time clients, so get out there and start grooving for a sweet price. Find this new client deal for at Dance Louisville.
Mix it up!
Keep your body guessing and challenged with B.YOU Fitness‘ dynamic women-centered workouts. Choose from barre classes, trampoline or “bounce” classes or suspended aerial silk hammock classes. At B.YOU, they believe workouts should be fun. It should be an escape that makes you feel challenged, accomplished and rejuvenated. Try your first class for free, four-class monthly package for $60 or eight-class monthly package for $99. Currently on sale, the monthly unlimited package is $138 and the VIB 12-month unlimited is $118 at B.YOU Fitness.
NEW SKIN CARE
Charcoal detox mask
Charcoal, one of the new crazes we’re pretty excited about, has the ability to pull impurities from the skin to effectively detoxify the pores. The ingredients in this mask include turmeric, hempseed oil, spirulina, raw honey and dandelion and rosemary extracts — all perfect for leaving skin clear, lush and beautiful. Find this charcoal detox mask for $20 at Belle and Rose Natural Skin Care.
Allergen-free eye cream
If there’s one anti-aging product we recommend, it’s eye cream. Our eyes show off our personalities, so they need extra love and care. Give them nourishment that is completely allergen-free and vegan with Ceela Naturals eye care. We like to use it overnight and wake up in the morning with nourished, soft, radiant skin around our eyes. Find this eye care for $52 at Ceela Naturals.
NEW SELF-CARE ROUTINE
For almost 30 years, Chef Sandy Pike has been whipping up delicious dishes for Louisvillians. She’s even owned and founded some of the city’s most beloved food establishments like Jack Fry’s, Café Society and Queen of Tarts. But when a family member had a health scare, she started making and delivering simple, healthy “clean” eats to her door. And that is how Home Cuisine was born. Choose from menus such as calorie-controlled, paleo, keto and vegetarian, and opt to receive three meals a day, dinner only or family meal plans. Prices range from $42 to $215, depending on meal plan preferences. Get ready to enjoy a meal delivery service that will please your palate while improving your health!
Make 2019 the year of YOU, and take care of yourself with some well-deserved R&R. For a limited time, Elements Massage is offering $20 off your first 70-minute massage, so be sure to take advantage of this opportunity to let yourself relax and let go of all of that unnecessary tension. Learn more at Elements Massage.
Let’s take an extra step in our overall health by practicing mindfulness. Just one hour of meditative flotation therapy is equal to about four hours of restorative sleep — and boy, could we use more sleep! Flotation therapy can also lower stress, strengthen the immune system and provide the detoxification results of a three-day fast. Enjoy 60 minutes of flotation therapy for $65 at Acqua Wellness.
Let’s kick our resolutions into high gear this month, and remember to shop local!
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