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How to Save Thousands by Learning to DIY

Pauline Paquin | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

There are many areas in your life where, when trying to save money, you can save a lot by doing things yourself. I am not very handy myself, but I hav...

Is Eating Healthy Really More Expensive?

Margaret Marshall | Posted 01.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

If the price of fresh, nutritious food in your grocery store upsets you, learn to shop seasonally. I ask my clients to shop for what's in season in their part of the country. Those items will have a lesser price tag, and be fresher than items being shipped a long distance.

The Most Genius Way to Save Money on Groceries Next Year

GOBankingRates | Posted 12.21.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist Grocery shopping can take a big bite out of your household budget. In fact, a family of four spends up to an avera...

Restaurants and Stores Open on Christmas 2015

GOBankingRates | Posted 12.22.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Laura Woods, Contributor Christmas Day is a federal holiday, so most people get the day off work to spend time with their loved ones. Howeve...

Save Your Money While Teaching Your Kids Gratitude And Self-Control

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 12.09.2015 | Parents
Samantha Rodman PhD

It's the holiday season, so most parents I know, including myself, are trying to instill a sense of gratitude in our kids, instead of a greedy "gimme gimme gimme" attitude.

The 10 Dirtiest Places In Every Supermarket

The Daily Meal | Posted 12.04.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

As a rule of thumb, the most bacteria tends to lurk in the places that are touched by the most people. Bathroom sink faucets, light switches, condiment bottles, menus, door knobs and handles, computer keyboards and mice, and ATM keypads... Touched any of these surfaces lately?

Savvy Apps For Busy Parents

Anita Mirchandani | Posted 12.03.2015 | Parents
Anita Mirchandani

Busy pretty much sums up every which way life becomes when kids are in the picture. When it comes to taking care of yourself and taking care of your little ones, we'll take all the help we can get. From ordering groceries to monitoring your health to exercising to staying in touch with health professionals, here's my list of must-have apps.

Early Bird Gets the... Sage?

Curtis Rogers | Posted 11.23.2015 | Parents
Curtis Rogers

This morning was different. It was shopping game on. I wasn't the only one who thought that getting a head start might be a good idea. Almost everybody had a full cart and several people were doing the tandem push-one-pull-another thing. There are several food-heavy holidays, but Thanksgiving is the Queen-Mother of eating Holidays.

Cooking With The Whole Vegetable Is Way Easier Than You Think

Chadwick Boyd | Posted 11.24.2015 | Taste
Chadwick Boyd

While home cooks care a lot about ease and convenience in the kitchen, today they also want more from their food. Whole vegetable cooking allows for just that. No need to waste time peeling beets and no money wasted throwing their greens away. Nowadays, it's wash, cook, eat... and enjoy.

The Average Cost of a Thanksgiving Grocery List Is $69.01

GOBankingRates | Posted 11.25.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Ashley Redmond, Contributor There are few celebrations as cherished as Thanksgiving. It's the second favorite American holiday next to Chris...

Grocery Shop Your Way to Good Health

Margaret Marshall | Posted 11.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

The more steps you take in a grocery store the more you'll buy. Go in, get what you want, and get out. The store can be a minefield of impulse buying and unhealthy eating or you can grocery shop your way to good health.

Should You Use the Self-Checkout?

Abby Heugel | Posted 11.03.2015 | Comedy
Abby Heugel

What should be an easy process -- get in line, scan, pay, leave -- is complicated by the fact that a) machines are machines and b) most people are not in fact smarter than the machine and make me question the whole theory of evolution.

How Embracing Our Computer Overlords Can Keep Us Healthy

Gina Keatley | Posted 10.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Gina Keatley

Okay, so maybe we haven't yet reached the point where we are in the Matrix, but it is amazing to think how much technology has evolved into our lives ...

An Awesome Place to Practice Mindfulness

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 10.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Eden Kozlowski

Any chain, any name... the grocery store is one of the most outstanding places to train your mindfulness brain.

Packing the Grocery Bag: It's Not Rocket Science

Nathan Timmel | Posted 10.01.2015 | Green
Nathan Timmel

When did grocery stores stop filling bags to capacity? I'll buy three items, and leave with three bags. To combat this, I purchased a few cloth bags. Reusable, environmentally friendly, durable.

Everything You Need to Know Before Going Grocery Shopping

Details | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Details

By Samuel Blackstone for DETAILS. (photo: Getty Images) Not all foods are created equal. You know that. But, when you're talking about, say, rice, ...

Your Guide to Selecting the Best Fall Produce

Rodale Wellness | Posted 09.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Rodale Wellness

While we can't divert everyone away from their favorite grocer, we can give you the necessary tips to selecting the best seasonal fruits and veggies. And now that fall is rearing its head any day now (at least we hope so), now is as good of a time as any to get the lowdown on how to pick your purchases wisely.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Whole Foods

Thrillist | Posted 09.01.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

The future looks complicated for this organic mega-chain, but one thing's for certain: it's going to be in the news a lot in the coming months. So you should probably catch up on the facts behind this 35-year-old grocery mecca.

5 Costly Mistakes You're Making At The Grocery Store

Thrillist | Posted 08.05.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

Grocery shopping can be daunting. There are so many choices. So many temptations. So many different flavors of Ben & Jerry's. And so many ways that you can waste an entire paycheck making amateur mistakes.

The 25 Best And Worst Snacks At Trader Joe's

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.27.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

It's summertime -- better hit up the snack aisle to spend it in style.

The Top 5 Things I Want People to Know About My Mixed Family

Brandon L. Greene | Posted 07.13.2015 | Black Voices
Brandon L. Greene

The following is based on real-life experiences with my family since the birth of my son. It goes without saying that these situations, from cultural misunderstandings to racial/ethnic insensitivity to flat-out ignorance, likely represent only the tip of the iceberg in terms of what my biracial son can expect to experience throughout his life.

5 Ways to Get Yourself Cooking

Johanna Bond | Posted 07.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Johanna Bond

Due to the onset of severe food allergies, I was forced into the world of cooking. And can I tell you, sometimes feeding myself three meals a day, every day, can be daunting. Here's how I get myself cooking:

Trader Joe's Employees Dish On Their Secretive Employer

Thrillist | Posted 06.17.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

Spoiler alert: You won't want to quit your job just to save money on groceries.

Britain's Largest Grocer Is Giving Unsold Food To Those Who Need It

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.05.2015 | Impact

Food waste is becoming less and less acceptable in Western Europe. Just days after France's parliament voted to stop big grocers from wasting food ...

What's The Difference Between Greek, Aussie, Icelandic, And Regular Yogurt?

Thrillist | Posted 05.14.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

The yogurt section of the supermarket and the United Nations have a few things in common.