Making Your Own Baby Food to Save Money

Babies cost a ton of money, everyone knows this. Studies say that you can spend anywhere from $10,000-$20,000 a year just to keep the necessities up. Granted, there are probably some baby books and toys in there, too. But if you want to try to keep the costs down where you can you can enjoy spending the money on family vacations later on or even just make sure that you stay afloat. If you get into canning, you can always preserve baby food and make it in larger batches so that you won’t have to spend quite so much time doing it. While you’re young you may not want to spend time doing things that save you a bit of money, but now that you’re a parent there’s very little choice in the matter. You know what the best route to go is. Go Here For Wholesome Baby Food Receipts Avocado This one is one of the easiest foods to make for your baby. It’s already creamy and soft, so just squish it up into a container and feed to Read More …

Why Spending Money on Beats by Dre is Worth it.

Music enthusiasts will agree that when it comes to buying headphones one can never be too picky. But with all the competing brands out there how is one supposed to find the best set for their money? Companies such as Skullcandy, Sony, and Bose have been battling it out for the top spot in headphone ranking for years, however these brands simply cant keep up with Beats on features, sound quality, durability, and style. While all of these things come with a hefty price tag, most things that you expect to last a while do. Beats offer a wide variety of headphones for everyone and have a range of custom options for personalization. While most headphone companies make their products just for the easy music listener Beats tries to widen its customer base by having models that range from ear buds for every day listening to studio performance headphones, all of which maintain the high standards that Beats has been known for from the beginning. No matter if you are buying a set of Beats for just day to day Read More …

The Pros and Cons of Green Smoothies

Green smoothies have been a huge fitness fad to sweep our nation. Even those that don’t keep up on a healthy lifestyle knows what they are. There may be a mystery as to what exactly makes it green, but it generally tends to scare some people. However they don’t taste like any veggie unless you choose to make it that way. With that and the health benefits that comes from a green smoothie you’d wonder why everyone doesn’t drink them. That’s because some people just don’t know all of the pros and cons that come with the drink. To better inform yourself and others, keep reading: Pros The most obvious pro and reasoning behind a green smoothie are the amazing health benefits. You can disguise the taste, albeit not the color, of a veggie and make it easier to drink. Spinach is very popular and you can’t even taste it, which is sort of amazing. It also makes sure that you get your vitamins K and A, magnesium, iron, dietary fiber, and a handful of other healthy things for your Read More …

Why Eating Fewer Meals Does More Harm than Good

A lot of people believe the misconception that eating fewer meals is better for you, especially if you are trying to lose weight. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. When you eat fewer meals, it causes your body to believe that it is being starved. When your body thinks that it is being starved, it begins to hold onto fat as a means of trying to keep you alive. This is why eating fewer meals is bad for you. If you are really trying to lose weight, what you should do is eat smaller meals more frequently. Out with the Old, In with the New Eating three large meals is a thing of the past. While breakfast, lunch, and dinner are extremely important to your health (and weight loss), the frequency in how we eat those meals, and how much we should eat has changed over the years. You don’t have to load up by eating a huge farmer’s breakfast. Pancakes, bacon, eggs, hash browns, and those other common breakfast foods are find in moderation, but that is Read More …

Things to Consider When Buying Your Next Smartphone

Apple’s smash iHit took the world by storm again this September, bringing with it a whirlwind of controversy, competition and comparisons, from the technical failings of the Apple Live Event to Bendgate and crippling weaknesses in the iOS 8 system. Of course, heated discussion between Android and Apple fans soon followed, and if nothing else, it’s clear that smartphones are more than just millimeters-thin blocks of processors and circuits. But with so many options on the market, and more exciting advances—such as the e-ink double display Yotaphone, or the customizable modular phone Google-Motorola brainchild Project Ara—buying a smartphone nowadays takes some considerable thought. Screen Size and Display With the phablet craze underway, screen size has become an important part of buying decisions. So called phablets can be 5 inches or greater, but the larger the screen gets, the more unmanageable it can be. If nothing else, a device that massive is not going to fit into your pocket. That’s okay, because there are more portable options. Mid-size phones ranging from 4.5 to 4.9 inches can be used comfortably with one Read More …

The Dangers of Rapid Weight Loss

Fad diets claiming that you can drop ten pounds a week are all over the place right now. They might look tempting, but the question remains – are they healthy? The answer, sadly, is no. Rapid weight loss is never healthy, and should be avoided at all costs. There are several things that can go wrong when you try to lose weight too fast, and some of them can be permanent. Whether or not it seems like a good idea to drop pounds like it’s nothing, here’s why you should be avoiding it like the plague. Why People Do It Most people who try to lose weight this fast do it because it’s so popular right now. After all, you see it all over the place – celebrities are losing eighty pounds like it’s nothing, and nobody sees any of the repercussions of this. The way weight loss is portrayed by the media makes it seem easy, and like it takes no effort at all. What they don’t show you, though, is the way celebrities have to take diet pills, Read More …

Taking Notes during Interviews: Helpful or Harmful?

Giving interviews is one of the less glamorous aspects of running your own company or business, but it is definitely a necessary evil. This is something you’re going to have to get used to when you are getting your leg up on the business world. One of the things you need to know is how to give an interview successfully and appropriately. You may have seen advice that advises you to take notes during interviews. This is something that you see a lot of professionals doing, but does that necessarily mean it’s a good idea? You want to make sure that you only have the best interviewing tactics under your belt so that you can make the best decisions for your company or business. Taking notes during interviews is something that you need to analyze so that you can decide if it is the right choice for you to make. Here’s what you need to know. Why Bother? You may be wondering why people ever bother taking notes during interviews. First of all, you are going to be dealing with Read More …

The Ins and Out of Pawnshops

Pawn shops are interesting places that often crop up in what is considered the dodgier parts of town. Pawn shops take loans for solid goods as collateral and then put those goods that they keep up for sale. You can also straight up sell goods at pawn shops and get some money for them. But are pawn shops really worth going to at all if you aren’t in a pinch? They have a reputation for being the shady places that thieves go to sell stolen goods, but if you have the know-how you can make pawn shops work for you, and save a few bucks along the way. Buying Buying things from a pawn shop generally won’t save you money. This is because the pawn brokers will but the goods at pretty good price and then sell them for a higher price than which they bought them to turn a profit. It is unlikely that you will find any good deals in a pawn shop, but you might find some unique things in there, if you are willing to pay Read More …