Avocados have become a food phenomenon over the past few years. Packed full of fiber, monounsaturated (good) fat, and plenty of vitamins, they’ve become a healthy lifestyle favorite. Not to mention they’re incredibly tasty. But knowing how to store avocados can be tricky, especially as the window between being ripe and usable, and mushy and […]
It’s really difficult to think of a life without onions: and we’re not just saying that because we’re based in Poland! Onions are used in many recipes across the world. Chances are they’re on your shopping list more weeks than not. But once you buy them, do you know how to store onions optimally?
We all love sunshine and good food, and Mediterranean countries certainly have both. But what they seem to also have is better health than their American or British cousins. But why is that? For over 2 decades dietitians have put this down to their healthy eating habits and a good amount of physical activity. So, […]
Atten-SHUN! Do you want to lose 10lbs/5kgs in just 3 days, soldier? Then why not try the military diet (also known as the 3 day diet), and get a head start with this military diet shopping list?
Grocery shopping is a personal and unique experience. No two shopping lists are the same. People develop and evolve their groceries to suit their needs and situation. But if you’ve never created a grocery list before, where do you start? Well, we have a basic grocery list to lay the foundations of your very own […]
It’s so easy to over-indulge. But what’s even easier is the detriment too much of a good thing can have on your health. The fact that you’re reading this very sentence means you’re already aware of this and want to do something about it. It’s the best first step you can take. For the second […]
Music festivals are awesome! But unless you have a comprehensive music festival packing list to help you prepare, you’re not going to get as much out of them as you can. Contents Festival Frenzy Music Festival Packing List Festival Essentials Camping Checklist Festival Wear Toiletries Festival Miscellany Festival Shopping List Festival Frenzy Every year thousands […]
Holidays are comin’! It’s time to get that Christmas food shopping list sorted asap to make sure you avoid a Christmas catastrophe! The focal point of the season in the UK and the USA is the 25th and the big traditional dinner that will be had around midday or early afternoon. You need to make […]
So, you’re sorting out your school supplies list for the new academic year. A good way to figure out what should be on your back to school list is to start with your pencil case. It might seem like a pretty easy task. Just grab some pens, pencils, and color pencils from the shelf in […]
Why do we need a men’s shopping list? It’s because grocery shopping is still something that mainly women do. This might seem like a very broad statement, but research shows that women still form the majority of people who look after the groceries. In fact, one survey found that a massive 76% of women claim […]
Last week we published an article about 8 historic shopping lists. One of those on the list was written by Renaissance artist Michelangelo. What was interesting about Michelangelo’s grocery list was that he provided beautiful illustrations for his illiterate servant. As amazing as Michelangelo’s grocery list is, we know that fantastic-looking shopping lists aren’t a […]
Shopping lists have been around for as long as anyone could write, with evidence dating back at least 4000 years old! But why do we make them? Sure, they’re convenient. But did you know there’s a load of psychology behind why we like to make lists. There’s some some surprising mental benefits, too.
History can be fascinating as it can give us an insight into how we lived hundreds, or and even thousands, of years ago. Sometimes history shows us that there are some human behaviors that have hardly changed over time. One of those behaviors is making shopping lists, and it’s been a key part of shopping history […]
Gadzooks! You’ve suddenly realized that it’s almost Halloween and you haven’t even thought about decorating your house yet. If that’s the case, you’re probably one of the 22% of shoppers that leave their shopping to the last two weeks before the harrowing holiday. Whilst it’s easy enough to pop out to a Halloween store and just buy […]
Decorating your home for Halloween may be difficult for many reasons. First, there’s the huge variety of extraordinary Halloween decorations in stores that may drive you crazy as it’s just too much for you to decide what to buy. Secondly, you may want to be original but find every store is filled with similar products. But […]
At this time of year, children’s imaginations are working overtime. Whilst some children may be a little scared, there will be many who can’t wait until they are able to put on their costumes, go trick-or-treating, and eat lots of Halloween candy. What helps to engage this burst of creativity is making Halloween kids decorations.
Halloween is approaching and you may be thinking about a spooky makeover for your garden. This year you may want to have different Halloween yard decorations to what you had last year. Maybe carved pumpkins and inflatable lawn ghosts are no longer for you? Time for change!
Halloween is the time of the year when people like to be scared. Well, at least some people seem to enjoy it! Choosing costumes, decorating houses, or throwing parties are only some ways of creating and atmosphere of fear. But it can also be about watching your favorite horror movie again. So why not check out […]
First carved pumpkins appear in the neighborhood. Then you start noticing paper bats, plastic spiders, and spiderwebs in the stores. Halloween is approaching! Can’t wait to get into the Halloween vibe? Why not begin your spooky preparations with some Halloween ghost decorations?
Not everyone likes to be scared. Not everyone likes dressing up. Not everyone likes candy. Not everyone likes Halloween! Yet, when you tell someone that you don’t like Halloween, the shock and horror on their face is as if Michael Myers just decapitated a puppy in front of them. So how do you do your Halloween shopping […]