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Extend The Shelf Life Of Fresh Foods

Nobody wants to throw out good food nor toss out food that’s gone bad. The average American household throws away almost a third of the food it buys, but there are things you can do to make sure food stays good longer—even fresh foods such as vegetables and eggs. The first rule of keeping food...
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Tips On Donating Items To A Thrift Store

We are getting to the time of the year where charity becomes a top priority and donating unused items to a thrift store can be a great way to give back. But before you pack up and drop off items to a thrift store, give them a call first to see what they'll accept before you leave the house. Many...
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Avoid Buying These Items Used

Scoring a bargain feels fantastic! Hitting the thrift store and finding hidden gems is not only good for your wallet but the environment too. But not everything should be bought used. Mattresses top the list. With the resurgence of bed bugs, it makes taking a second-hand mattress risky. Not to...
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How To Celebrate With Free All Year For Your Birthday

When it comes to your birthday, why limit yourself to one day of celebrations? Every retail and fast-food chain under the sun seems to have a loyalty program these days, and one of the perks the good ones offer is a freebie or discount for your birthday. But rarely do they ever verify your birth...
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Public Shaming For Those Using Single-Use Plastic Shopping Bags

Last week we shared with you a story on the amount of plastics we consume daily without even knowing it (and it's a lot). It's no surprise that many communities and governments are looking to reduce our use of plastic items; particularly single-use plastic items such as food containers, bags,...
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The End Of A Dollar-Priced Era As The Last Holdout Raises Prices

It's the end of an era for America's last dollar store says they are raising prices beyond the dollar mark that is the hallmark of their name. Dollar Tree announced it would be raising prices in response to rising trade tensions between the United States and China, despite a better-than-expected...
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Retail Stores Share Lists Of Customers With High Number Of Returns

Being on some list is a good thing, while it's bad on others. Americans return a whopping $260b worth of merchandise each year and some return more than others and that's has caused many retailers to crack down on their generous return policies with some serial returned baffled when their return is...
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Food Trends of 2019

The dawn of a new year means some changes to our grocery store shelves. New food trends mean new products and highlighted categories that reflect our ever-changing palates. 2019 might be known as the year of cauliflower. Beyond cauliflower rice and cauliflower pizza, you can find a whole new crop...
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New Sustainability Program Keeps Product Packaging The Responsibility Of The Manufacturer

The sustainability movement has finally become large enough for corporate America to take notice. It has well-known that packaging used in food, personal products and home goods is a garbage-producing mess. Although recycling programs are helpful, only around 9% of plastics are actually recycled...
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App Uses Your Location To Find Cheapest Food Items

Saving money on your grocery bill is a never-ending struggle, especially with growing kids! While stores constantly run sales on different items, keeping track of those sales can be confusing and time-consuming. Basket is an app that attempts to help you figure out where you should go to buy your...
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