Food waste is a huge problem in the United States. The good news: Each of us can help solve it. Consider this: A typical household of four tosses out about $1,600 worth of food annually. Up to 40% of the food that’s produced never makes it to our mouths, and all this waste is enough to fill the highest … Continue reading 5 Ways to Reduce Waste
Holiday season is in full effect and many are in search of the perfect present for their loved ones. Gifting friends or family members with an adorable new puppy or kitten is popular but not recommended for several reasons. Pets require a lifetime commitment, which includes time and financial demands. Unprepared new pet parents might … Continue reading Is it a Good Idea to Give Pets as a Gift for the Holidays?
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There’s festive tissue paper taped to the walls and some kind of paper cutout dangling below the fluorescent lights: It can only mean that the holidays have arrived at the workplace, and with them a flurry of invites, requirements and potentially awkward situations to manage. And let’s just start with one thing, right off the … Continue reading Dealing With Holidays At Work
Packing for a trip doesn’t have to be a puzzle. Away’s Ally Betker shows NPR Life Kit host Elise Hu three tips to help you travel light this holiday season. CLICK HERE to watch the NPR video.
New cars these days have better safety features and more tech gizmos than models from a decade ago. And let’s face it: Trading in a beat-up clunker with grimy seats is an enticing idea. But many Americans make big mistakes buying cars. Take new car purchases with a trade-in. A third of buyers roll over … Continue reading 5 Tips For Buying A Car The Smart Way