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Going shopping with children can either be the most fun experience of the week or it can be the most disastrous. There is really no in between. If you have children then you understand this sentiment. Even so, there are several things that you can do in order to make life a little bit easier when you have to go shopping. These tips are particularly true for mall and retail shopping but can also be applied to grocery shopping when applicable. Having said that, with all of the pick up and delivery options these days, there’s almost no reason to ever go inside a grocery store with your kids in the first place.
Bring or Rent a Stroller
This is going to be a life saver. Especially if your child does not know how to unbuckle themselves. If you have a child that is a runner, having a stroller is a gre (more…)
Weddings are special days. There are a lot of details that go into planning the wedding and the reception. From the venues to the caterer and the decorations, the list of details to tend to can seem almost endless. One detail that you will regret ignoring, if you do, is the wedding liquor list. If you plan to serve alcohol at your wedding reception, there are things you can do to make it all work. Unfortunately, most of the time, serving booze at the reception is not as simple as heading to the local liquor store to stock up. Here are some tips to getting it right.
- Talk to your venue about their rules and regulations. Private venues are not immune from the liquor laws of the country. If you want to serve the hard stuff, you need to make sure they have the right license. That means if th (more…)
You came up with a million dollar idea. You have a snack that will change snacking as we know it. You thought of an incredible product that will become a household name one day. The sky it the limit. You’ve gone through research and development. You’ve done product testing with consumers and it has excellent appeal. You’ve gotten FDA approval and are ready to get to retail. There is just one more hurdle to go through before your product becomes the next big hit: choosing the right food packaging equipment.
Top Green Tea Diet
What do packaging products need to accomplish these days? It’s not enough to simply keep the product itself safe. A good package needs to be environmentally friendly, communicative to customers and easily disposable all in one go. Today’s world is more active than ever, with millions of products constantly moving back and forth between billions [...]
Peanuts are just about the most popular nut worldwide, and certainly the most popular nut in America. Fully 90% of homes in the United States are eating peanut butter, and peanuts and peanut butter make up 67% of all the nut consumption in America. America’s peanut trees are feeding the world, with peanut farms exporting [...]
Wondering about the health benefits of seeds and nuts? From white chia seeds to the macadamia nut, seeds and nuts can be powerhouses of nutrition. A Spanish study that following almost 9,000 people found that those eating nuts at least twice a week were 31% less likely to put on weight. Harvard research says that [...]
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