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Stay Happy & Healthy This Winter!

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The winter months can be hard on your body—the weather is often fierce and unpredictable, and the increased time spent indoors makes us more susceptible to illnesses and germs. That’s why taking care of yourself now is so important. Take the first step towards a healthier you with wellness products from some of our top merchants. Plus, a percentage of each purchase you make goes back to your school, so you’ll be doing something good for your body AND your mind!

This Jergens Natural Glow Foaming Daily Moisturizer will give your skin a healthy glow, even on the bleakest winter days. This quick-drying formula provides an even, streak-free, and naturally-looking glow that absorbs quickly and leaves no odor. And it’s now 15% off!

Get incredible relief from neck and shoulder pain instantly with this Real-EASE Relaxation Tool from Gaiam, a pillow specifically designed to gently cradle your neck along the base of the skull, allowing for intense muscle relaxation in these areas in less than 1 minute. Just close your eyes and lean back, and you will instantly de-stress!

Another great way to relax is through the healing powers of yoga. This Zenzation yoga mat from Macy’s is currently on sale for $19.99, and is the perfect yoga mat for all skill levels. Its non-slip surface provides a firm grip for your hands and feet, and its sticky design ensures that your form will always be balanced and grounded.

Be sure to visit K12Rewards today to help out yourself AND your school with fantastic wellness products guaranteed to help you make the most out of winter!

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New Year, New Chance for Home Improvement!

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Don’t know what to do with all that spare time now that the holidays are over? Now is a perfect time for some home improvement! Not only will a home improvement project distract you from the cold temps outside, you can involve the whole family for some quality bonding time. And with fantastic savings from our most popular merchants, you’ll get great prices on everything you need to get started AND earn a little something for your school in the process!

Here are just some suggestions on how to clean, de-clutter, and spruce up your home for the new year!

Are all your holiday gifts causing clutter in your home? This Rubbermaid 18-gallon storage tote from Home Depot is the perfect place to store all your knick-knacks, and it’s now 10% off! This sturdy container is made for a lifetime of durability and strength, and can withstand harsh temperatures, so it’s perfect for your garage or attic. What better time to clean out that upstairs closet you’ve been neglecting?

If you have a pet, you know they are important members of your family. However, they can also leave fur, dirt, and hairballs everywhere, which can be difficult to clean. Luckily, the light-weight Dyson Animal Upright Vacuum is specifically designed to remove dirt, dust, allergens, and pet hair from your home. Visit K12Rewards to purchase it from Target today to get 28% off and help your school to boot!

Looking to get in shape but don’t want to spend the money to join a gym? Sears is currently offering great deals on home fitness equipment, such as this Proform CrossWalk Full Body Workout Treadmill on sale for $455.99, marked down from $599.99! Make your home your own personal gym this year, and you’ll have no excuse not to work out!

With winter still in full force, our merchants have everything you need to make your home clean, warm, and cozy, so you’ll never want to leave! Visit K12Rewards today to earn money for your school and rewards for yourself with every purchase!

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Today is National Women’s Health and Fitness Day!

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I know that when the weather gets chillier and the days get shorter, I sometimes struggle to keep my health and exercise routine. But what better day to decide to get out there than National Women’s Health & Fitness Day? Check out the tips below to get started. Plus, our merchants have all the gear and gadgets you need to actually be excited for exercise time!

1)      Walk! Grab some comfortable sneakers, like these durable, ultra-lightweight Nike sneakers, on sale for $109.99 and get moving! If the weather’s nice, walk instead of taking public transit. If you find your energy draining after lunch, walk around the office.

2)      Develop a routine. Get into a schedule, and stick to it!  I’ve always found that going to the gym right after work works for me, as there is less of a chance of losing motivation by making a pit stop at home. Try getting a gym bag like this Nike duffle bag from Macy’s, so you’ll have your gear with you during the day. It’s water repellent, sturdy, and can also be used for weekend trips.

3)      Inhale the fresh air. No matter how busy you are, spending even five minutes outside breathing in the fresh air can have amazingly beneficial effects on mind and body. With the air getting chillier, be sure you have a warm jacket, like this North Face women‘s thermoball jacket, which is available in an array of vibrant colors and has the warmth of 600 fill-down.

The weather may be chillier, but it’s great for exercising! So get out there, and be sure to shop through K12Rewards to get everything you need, and earn cash for your school, to boot!

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