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Daily Archives: April 26, 2013

By: rjeter

Given the prominence of coupons and big-box discount stores today, groceries are another realm that appears ripe for saving. While there’s much said in the personal finance world about the dangers of going shopping on an empty stomach, doing the opposite isn’t necessarily the cure. Hitting the grocery store when you’re not hungry at all — or simply trying too…

By: rjeter

Serving:  6  Blackberries –  10 ounces (frozen) Blueberries –  1 cup (fresh) Blueberry pomegranate juice – 3 cups Ice – 2 cups Blueberry yogurt – 6 ounces Lemon  juice (fresh)  – 2 tbsp. Agave syrup – 2 tbsp. Wheat germ – 2 tbsp. Combine, cover and blend until smooth.

By: rjeter

Cook fresh corn on the cob in microwave (see times below) with husks and silk intact. They will cook in their own natural moisture. Place on dampened paper towel. Turn ears over and rearrange after 1/2 cooking time. When ears are hot to the touch, remove and wrap in kitchen towel or foil. Let stand at least 5 minutes. Remove…

By: rjeter

# 1. Don’t skip breakfast. You’re busy in the morning. It’s tempting to save on those calories by skipping the first meal of the day. But if you don’t “break the fast” after going without food all night, your body goes into starvation mode, slowing your metabolism. That means the next meal you eat will burn off more slowly.  #…

By: rjeter

Many people consider themselves “techies” because they own many of the latest gadgets, such as smartphones and tablets. What separates a true techie from pretenders is whether technology is used primarily as tools or toys. A tool makes your life more productive, while a mere toy is something you enjoy doing. It is not enough to own the gadget; the…