Online shopping versus traditional shopping: pros and cons 04.02.2016

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The Internet is wonderful, isn’t it? Besides that, it enables us procrastination, entertainment and meeting friends, it also allows us to find and buy things that we dreamed of for years. Online shopping has become more prominent and accessible. All you need to do is to open an account and explore the offers of the online stores.

Despite this, you don’t want to feel like a slave serving the “modern times” and capitalism, so you stick to the idea of being a fan of traditional shopping. This isn’t wrong, not at all. But, we will reveal to you the pros and cons of both types of shopping, so you can understand how you can benefit from online shopping – and learn how to make a balance between traditional and online purchasing.
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Scented Candles To Sooth The Soul 04.02.2016

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The Ancient Egyptians were renowned for using essential oils and fragrances as part of their daily rituals, during bathing and in preparation for important celebrations. Often reserved for medicine, cosmetic and mummification processes, essential oils were held in high esteem. These days, essential oils and aromatherapy products are more commonplace and seen as a must have item to complement a busy lifestyle.

Filling your home with an aromatic scent can be just the thing you need to recharge your batteries after a busy day, boost your mood when you are feeling a little down, or rejuvenate your senses when you are under the weather. Using an aromatherapy candle or melt, or adding a few drops of your favourite oil to an electric infuser, can make all the difference to how you start or finish your day.

But not every scent is made equal and there are some fragrances that will serve you better according to your current state of health and wellbeing. If you are heading out to purchase some scents to fill your home, here are some suggestions for your shopping list.
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Treat Yourself to Healthy Creamy Carbonara with Smoked Bacon 04.02.2016

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Is there such a thing as healthy pasta? Considering that pasta is loaded with carbohydrates, you would probably think it’s impossible. Nevertheless, pasta is known to be a quick option for a midweek meal, and if you work from 9-5, boiling noodles and throwing in the sauce is the best way to go. The only thing that could prevent you from including ingredients for a delicious pasta dish such as creamy carbonara in your grocery list is the caloric content.

Well, if pasta is one of your favorite dishes but you don’t have it as often as you want because of the fat and calories, here is a healthy pasta creamy carbonara recipe for you to try.
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Incredible Chicken Recipe That Requires 2 Ingredients Only 03.02.2016

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Eating chicken the same way everyday can get so boring and you could find your taste buds losing interest in this great staple food. So why not try other recipes with chicken as the main ingredient and see how it turns out? We have the best and easiest one right here; a 2-ingredient chicken recipe. Sounds unrealistic, right? Of course you want to maintain a stable budget while still doing miracles in your kitchen. We prepared a tantalizing chicken recipe for you that will cost you less than $15 for 4-6 servings.

We are talking soft, juicy and boneless chicken pieces with crusty skin that your friends and family are going to enjoy to the last piece. Preparation takes few minutes and few steps. This kitchen recipe is a perfect serve for dinner with salad and fries then finish it off with a nice dessert.
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Tips That Can Save You Energy 03.02.2016

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Every day innumerable amount of raw materials are converted into products and resources. Products that are mandatory on our shopping list and the resources that have become an essential part our life. One of the resources we utilize the most is energy, be it in the form of heating or light and the question often arises in our mind, is there anything that I can do to save energy? Because in this era, saving energy also means saving money and we can save a substantial amount if we take the right approach.

Some people tend to believe in a conjecture that they can only save enough by spending an absurd amount of money on latest upgrades, it’s true that major energy saving techniques will cost you but there are still some cheap and simple lifestyle changes you could make to save energy and money.
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Make Your Own Salad Dressings 03.02.2016

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We all know that we should be eating more salad and vegetables, but sometimes those leafy greens lack a certain appeal. Now you have no excuses because we have some delicious and easy salad dressings that you can whip up in a snap. These dressings and vinaigrettes can be made with the ingredients you already have on your shopping list, so no need to splurge for a pricy gourmet salad topping! Читать дальше “Make Your Own Salad Dressings” »

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10 Superpowered herbs and spices you should always have in your pantry 02.02.2016

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Herbs and spices are one of any cook’s greatest tools; just a pinch goes a long way in enriching the taste, smell and sometimes visual appeal of almost any dish. But what many don’t know is that your spice rack is a nutritional powerhouse. It is amazing how much medicinal and nutritional value is packed into those small sizes.

The truth is your pantry and grocery lists are incomplete without spices and herbs. While each spice and herb has unique benefits and properties, we have narrowed down the list to the 10 most important spices that you should have in your pantry always.
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How to give your home a sense of luxury with a small budget 02.02.2016

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The home atmosphere is really important; it’s the only place where you can hide from the world and enjoy what fuels your soul. Have you ever felt irritated and powerless because of the fact that your home hasn’t changed at all for years? You come from work and sit on the same sofa, you go to the kitchen and eat at the same table, or you are taking a shower and you see the same boring mirror; everything you wish for is a luxurious change!
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Creamy Avocado-Covered Salmon 02.02.2016

Creamy Avocado-Covered Salmon
Serves: 4
A blend of Southwestern flavors gives boring old salmon a much-needed makeover! Pair it with the rich creaminess of the avocado, and you’ve got one delicious and nutritious weeknight dinner.
  • Salmon fillet, 2 lbs. (divided into quarters)
  • Ground cumin, 1 t
  • Paprika powder, 1 t
  • Onion powder, 1 t
  • Chili powder, 1 t
  • Garlic powder, ½ t
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper
  • Avocados, 2 (chopped)
  • Red onion, 1 small (diced)
  • Garlic clove, 1 (minced)
  • Lime juice
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, 1 T
  • Fresh cilantro, 1 T (minced)
  1. Mix cumin, paprika powder, onion powder, chili powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a small mixing bowl.
  2. Apply the spice blend to the salmon fillets; chill in refrigerator for 20-30 minutes.
  3. Use a fork to mash the avocado in a separate mixing bowl.
  4. Combine red onion, garlic clove, lime juice, olive oil, cilantro, salt and pepper to the avocado; blend thoroughly.
  5. Take salmon fillets out of fridge; preheat grill to medium-high.
  6. Grill the fillets for 6-10 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  7. Plate the fillets, drizzling avocado sauce to garnish.


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