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 […]
The leaves are turning yellow and orange. The air is getting chillier. It can only mean one thing: Winter Halloween is coming. If you’re going to, or throwing your own, Halloween costume party, you’ll want to look fantastic. But there’s a problem: you’re a bit strapped for cash this year. So, let us give you 13 […]
Not many people are aware of the importance of thorough preparation for minor injuries at home, or at least not enough, and you may be one of those people. The home is the most common place for accidents, followed by the workplace. In Europe, 3.5%-15.8% of accidents occurred at home in 2014. As it’s important to be […]
1 October is World Vegetarian Day, followed swiftly by World Vegan Day on 1 November which also marks the start of Vegan Month. Then, there’s Veganuary where people try to be vegan for the entire month to raise money for charity. Veguary, in February, is the same but for vegetarian-based philanthropy. But what if you like meat? […]
If you’re just about to start your university life, you probably decided to move into a dorm room. Living in dorms is undoubtedly an unforgettable experience, with a focus on social interaction and being independent for the first time. To get the most out of this experience, you’re going to need a killer college dorm […]
Butter and margarine are solid fats that should be stored in a fridge. But except from keeping them from melting, why should they be kept there? Have you ever really asked yourself how to store butter and margarine to get the most out of them?
Do you know how to store milk? Storing milk may seem pretty simple: pop it in the fridge and consume it within a few days, and you can’t really go wrong. Right?
You’ve decide to give up smoking. Seriously, massive kudos to you. It’s the first step to…well, not smoking anymore! We want to be the ones that fight in your corner. So we’re here to give you some quit smoking tips, but specifically about what to do with your hands and mouth.
Summer’s nearly over. Which means the time for having one more great BBQ is running out! In the USA and Canada, Labor Day (which falls on 3 September) is seen as the holiday that unofficially marks the end of summer. What better way to celebrate than with a BBQ? For that, you’re going to be a goo BBQ […]
Oktoberfest is just around the corner, and beer is most definitely on the menu. And boy, there is a lot of beer out there! So let us provide you with a beer list of some of the world’s best beers.
Pen and paper shopping lists are good, but they could be better. When you make a paper shopping list, it’s mainly just for you. But what if you’re planning on sharing your shopping list? That’s why Listonic has some great features that make shopping list sharing super effective.