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Can You Be Disinevited?

Francis Levy | Posted 03.18.2015 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Someone has to outlaw evites and all the other newfound internet spawned invitations to social gatherings. Weddings, bar mitzvah's, christenings are all gris for the mill. Are e-condolence cards with animated tears on deck?

Tuna Industry Failing on Sustainability

John Hocevar | Posted 03.17.2015 | Green
John Hocevar

As a cheap source of protein, families all over the country have relied on canned tuna for decades. Unfortunately, most people don't realize the damage many of America's "trusted tuna brands" are doing to our oceans.

Still WORKING It!

Amy Koko | Posted 03.16.2015 | Fifty
Amy Koko

I am now officially the old lady in the room. Ugh! But in a way, I'm okay with it because, DUDE, I am holding my own. I go to work, I write my stories, I even know how to photoshop images and stuff now! I eat my egg and my salad -- at the end of the day I heave myself off the pit couch and drive home. I come home to a loving partner and a cat who pretends he doesn't know we exist but crawls up on our bed as soon as we fall asleep.

Embracing the Inconvenience

Ashlee Gadd | Posted 02.02.2015 | Parents
Ashlee Gadd

Grocery shopping with two kids is already a ton of work. It's already going to take twice as long as it would if I was there alone. Why not turn an otherwise boring errand into a grand adventure for at least one of my kids?

10 Cheap Generic Brands That Are Exactly Like the Brand Name

GOBankingRates | Posted 02.18.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

Keep this in mind the next time you go shopping, and consider some of the following store products versus their competing name brands. You'll be surprised how well they measure up, and how much money you'll save.

To The Young Woman Who Noticed Us When I Hoped No One Would

Lauren Casper | Posted 02.09.2015 | Parents
Lauren Casper

On a day when I felt like we were the worst example of family... a day when I hoped no one noticed us... she did. But she didn't see what I assumed everyone was seeing. She didn't think what I assumed everyone was thinking. She saw beauty and love and hope and family.

Grocery Store Inspires Two Women To Quit Their Jobs And Create This Popular Book Series

Posted 11.19.2014 | MarloThomas

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

5 Things You Didn't Know You Could Buy at Trader Joe's

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.20.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

That spirit of adventure and experimentation is still going strong. Trader Joe's found success by anticipating the needs of its customers, in many cases knowing what the customer would want even before they did, and selling it to them at a low price in a fun atmosphere.

Make This Cookie Butter Ice Cream Sandwich

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.19.2014 | Taste

Cookie butter on cookie butter on cookie butter.

9 Hipster Things That Actually Aren't All That Hipster

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 08.12.2014 | Business

Isn't it ironic? Artisanal Whiskey Look at you, sipping that aged rye whiskey out of a tumbler made of hand-blown glass. How hip. But have...

What Your Trader Joe's Purchase Says About You

Thrillist | Posted 10.11.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

Many people all over the country stand in somewhat ridiculous lines just to get a piece of the cultish grocery magic TJ's been offering since 1967. But did you know that your Trader Joe's grocery items actually tell so much about you and your hopes and dreams and T-shirts?

So That's Why Trader Joe's Wine Is So Cheap!

Quora | Posted 08.04.2014 | Taste
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Chris Knox, Wine Shop Manager, Wine Buyer The basic gist of it all is that Two Buck Chuck is...

The One Thing Trader Joe's Fanatics Can't Stop Doing

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 07.30.2014 | Comedy

You know these people. They are out there in the world, in your school, in your place of business ... some may even be in your home. They are Tra...

Lazy Days of Summer: Time to Relax and Contemplate

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 08.25.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

It's summertime! The solstice just went by and as the days now become shorter, summer has officially begun. It's a time to relax and reboot. It's a time to find some water to splash around in. And it's a time for contemplation...

101 Hopeful Food Facts

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 08.15.2014 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) proclaimed 2014 the International Year of Family Farming. There are 500 million smallholder farms worldwide and more than two billion people in the world depend on them for their livelihoods.

Joe Satran

4 Mind-Blowing Hacks To Upgrade Trader Joe's Frozen Mac N' Cheese

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 06.13.2014 | Taste

A tiny bit of effort makes a huge difference in flavor.

Dave Jamieson

Trader Joe's Proves That Obamacare Can Free Us From The Wrong Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.11.2014 | Business

Late last year, Melissa O'Rourke found out that her employer, Trader Joe's, would no longer be offering health care coverage to part-time workers like...

My Navy SEAL Training Has Left Me Completely Unprepared for This Trader Joe's Parking Lot

James Napoli | Posted 07.21.2014 | Comedy
James Napoli

The whole mission was doomed from the start. These TJ's parking lots are unsettling and, yes, even frightening examples of man's hubris gone awry.

A Stunning Look At The 17 Top Selling Items At Trader Joe's

Foodbeast | Posted 07.08.2014 | Taste
Foodbeast

Fact: Trader Joe's isn't just a grocery store. It's a tiki-themed wonderland filled with pyramids of Cookie Butter jars and Two Buck Chuck. It's a...

14 Things You Didn't Know About Trader Joe's

Thrillist | Posted 07.08.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

We're here to shed a little light on that Tiki-themed hero that is Trader Joe.

8 Reasons This Mom Loves Trader Joe's

Lori Ferraro | Posted 06.07.2014 | Parents
Lori Ferraro

A grocery store that my children willingly go into? I love you even more, Trader Joe.

Is Trader Joe's Orchestrating A Peanut Butter Pretzel Monopoly?

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 02.21.2014 | Business

The famous Trader Joe's peanut-butter pretzel may be salty and sweet, but one California company is quite bitter about the snack's dominance. Maxim...

Trader Joe's Drops Plan To Open Store In Historically Black Neighborhood

AP | Posted 02.04.2014 | Black Voices

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Trader Joe's grocery-store chain has dropped a plan to open a new store in the heart of the city's historically African-Am...

Dana Oliver

The Best Beauty Products To Buy At Trader Joe's

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Oliver | Posted 01.25.2014 | Style

My love affair with Trader Joe's started with a 16-ounce jar of coconut oil. I had spent weeks searching for this hair, skin and stir fry goodness bef...

Taste Test: The Best And Worst Store-Bought Spinach Dips

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 01.30.2014 | Taste

The winner filled our hearts with happiness, and the loser filled our hearts with rage.