Alanis Morissette beamed yesterday while out on a walk through LA's Brentwood neighborhood with her month-and-a-half-old son, Ever! She and her husband, Mario Treadway, welcomed the little one just last Christmas, and even posted an initial photo of their family on Alanis's Twitter page recently. Mario got in on the strolling action too by taking Ever out for some fresh air today. Pregnancy suited Alanis just as much as motherhood seems to, as she bared her bump in a bikini while on vacation in Cabo last November. She and Mario are among the many stars who are happy new parents — test your knowledge of celebrity baby names by taking LilSugar's quiz!
Yep, you read that title correctly. I didn't forget a decimal point, that does indeed read twenty-one hundred dollars. Or, if you prefer, $160 per pound.
The salt-cured Spanish 2006 Alba Quercus Reserve ham won't be available until 2008, but you can put your $250 deposit on it now. Producer Manuel Maldonado — whose family has been in the business for four generations — has taken the art of ham to the next level by pampering his pigs with a free-range life and high-quality acorn feed. He then cures the meat for two years, instead of the standard one.
Originally Maldonado had hoped to have a batch available for this year's holiday season, however the 2005 ham didn't live up to his standards. Next year he hopes to have 80 to 100 legs available for purchase. If you think the price is too extraordinary, Maldonado would like to remind you that:
"A ham like this can be shared among 20 people, he notes, whereas a bottle of the finest wine going for the same amount goes down quickly among just a few."
It's a really great point, but I still don't know if I could ever justify spending $2100 on a ham leg. However, you know I won't turn down the opportunity to taste such a fine product! Just looking at this picture is making me drool!
How about you? Would you spend this much on a ham?
Source: Yahoo News
Let's face it, gym memberships are expensive. Yoga and Pilates classes are not cheap either, and buying at home equipment is not exactly inexpensive. OK, so what is a budget conscious girl to do if she still wants to work out?
Here are some tips for working out on a budget.
- Stairs are free. Take them when you can.
- Exercise bands are inexpensive and they are a great option for resistance training.
- Rent (or buy) exercise dvds. This way you can get a well rounded workout and not be committed to one single place with a monthly fee.
- Get an exercise ball. They provide a wide range of exercises at a low cost.
Interested in learning more ways to exercise at home? Then read more