Jennifer Chandler Memphis Commercial Appeal Published 9:37 AM EST Jan 11, 2019 As the old saying goes, “Waste not, want not.” The new year is the time to make resolutions. Most often there are to eat better, drink less, spend less or exercise more. This year, consider a resolution that can make a difference in your pocketbook, as well as for the Earth. The goal is to have a “zero waste” kitchen. While having a zero waste kitchen is not attainable for most, everyone can make steps to be less wasteful. So how can you make a difference in your kitchen? First steps to be less wasteful A simple first step is to start by eliminating plastic bags. When headed to the grocery store, take reusable bags. A trick to not forget to put them back in the car is to put them with your car keys when you finish unpacking. Keeping them in the front seat rather than the trunk will help you remember to take them into the store with you. Instead of plastic … [Read more...] about Here’s how to reduce kitchen waste and save money
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FOOD & DRINK 09/17/2018 02:45 am ET Is outsourcing your shopping and meal prep really worth the money and environmental impact? By Fiona Tapp Something has to give. Our modern working lives are busier and busier, but we still crave time for family and recreation. It’s no real surprise that we’re beginning to delegate the chores that take up our precious Saturday mornings ― sending out the dry cleaning or hiring a service to tidy up our homes ― and we can now outsource grocery shopping and meal preparation, as well. Companies like Blue Apron, Home Chef, Freshly, Sun Basket, Green Chef and Hello Fresh have filled the market with prepared meal kits that include everything needed to create a quick and tasty meal, along with a recipe card, delivered straight to our doors. But are they really worth our extra money? What about the environmental impact of the extra packaging and shipping? Here’s a breakdown of the pros and cons of … [Read more...] about The Pros And Cons Of Food Delivery And Meal Prep Services
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by Frugal Traveler Our columnist sets out on a road trip to take advantage of what the Irish countryside had to offer — and finds that it more than delivers on its promises. ByLucas Peterson Aug. 21, 2018 There’s a lost city called Kilstiffen beneath the Cliffs of Moher — or so the story goes — which sprawl grandly over the Atlantic Ocean on the western coast of Ireland. The city was submerged and, according to legend, will remain so until the golden key to the gates are found. Or maybe you subscribe to a different theory: That an evil witch who lived there fell in love with Cu Chulainn, one of the great heroes of Irish mythology. Furious that he did not return her affection, she pummeled the shoreline, giving the cliffs their distinctive outline. All I knew, standing … [Read more...] about Spoiled by Beauty and Deals on the Irish Coast
1 of 11 View 11 Items Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News Becky and BJ Weller, left look over the view with their children Sam and Kyla, second from right, and exchange students Mireia Merenciao and Helena Hamer, right, at their home in Herriman on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Related Links As students go back to school, Salt Lake improves city crosswalks Video: Provo High School welcomes students back with incredibly goofy lip-sync The latest addition to back-to-school shopping lists: bulletproof backpacks HERRIMAN — Every summer, shortly before a new school year starts, BJ Weller and his wife Becky hit the brakes on anything that resembles summer fun and start assigning their kids extra tasks around the house. The Wellers want the final days of summer break to be “as boring and job-laden as possible. I pile on as many chores as I can think of. A lot of people do the opposite,” said Weller, director of Responsive Services for … [Read more...] about Parents and students can launch a great school year with these expert tips
AMHERST Second Hand Clothing Shop: The Amherst Senior Center announces the opening of a shop offering used clothing for sale. The shop will be open each Friday from 9 a.m.-noon in the Large Activity Room of the Bangs Community Center. Donations of clean, gently used clothing will be accepted during shop hours. Proceeds will help support the programs and services of the Amherst Senior Center. Senior Center Offers 2018 Parking Stickers: This parking program is designed to make parking near the center more convenient for older people. The parking sticker is valid for parking in the Boltwood Garage parking lot, both surface, underground and in the 12 spaces against the fence east of the Ann Whalen Apartments for four hour periods on weekdays between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. The sticker will cost $25 for the full year. Tax Work Off Plan: The town of Amherst participates in the the Tax Work Off Plan which allows qualified Amherst seniors to perform community service in participating town … [Read more...] about Senior notes for Hampshire and Franklin Counties and Metro East Plus, Aug. 15, 2018.