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Eating right after you turn 50, bah humbug, but worth reading

One of the things that upsets me most about the eating changes I’ve had to make since my angioplasty in 2012 is that I’m now on what I feel is an old man’s diet. 196 more words


Mariano's sushi, sashimi is ok, but I miss the soy sauce

Mariano’s is a relatively new chain of supermarkets in the Chicago area that’s been getting a lot of positive buzz for its large selection of fresh produce and it’s many prepared food areas within every store. 320 more words


Baby Food made easy

When J was 4 1/2 months we started him on solid foods.  I think I was supposed to wait till 5 months, but my Baby Bullet had been burning a whole in my cabinet for months already and I couldn’t wait to try it out.   661 more words

Meal Time

7 beauty products worth their (relatively) expensive price tag

I’m a smart shopper. Notoriously frugal when it counts, but not afraid to spend when it matters. When it matters is, of course, purely subjective, but my beauty consumerist philosophy is simple: I will happily spend to ensure that I get the best quality and most effective product for the job. 485 more words


Shopping Cheap without Looking It, part II

(Continued from this post: http://thenobbylife.wordpress.com/2014/01/10/shopping-cheap-without-looking-it-part-i/)

5. Patience is essential. Risk-taking is involved. Waiting for something that you really, really want to go on sale can be challenging. 483 more words


Favorite Cash Back Apps

I already shared my favorite picture filter app and collage-making app. Now, I would like to share my favorite cash back apps. For this topic, I have more than one: Ibotta, Checkout 51 and Receipt Hog. 603 more words


The Recent History of Shopping

We just wrapped up a wonderful symposium at the museum that I work in. The delegates who were coming from all over the world, brought up their individual papers (some being years in the making). 1,316 more words