Late Night Snacks To Have You Sleeping Well 23.08.2013

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Sometimes, after a long day doing.… well, all the many things I do in a day, I look at the clock and think, “I really should hurry off to bed so I can get up early and do all of this again tomorrow.” I really try to get a decent amount of sleep each night so that I can function at full capacity (or at least pretty close). But quite often I find that I face a little problem. Just as I am ready to head off to bed I get that all too familiar feeling…

I’m hungry!

So now what do I do? I know that I need to head to bed now if I want to get enough sleep, so I don’t want to spend time making (and eating) a snack. But I also know my stomach is not going to be quiet and just let me go to bed either. And of course I won’t sleep well if my stomach is this empty and my blood sugar isn’t balanced. I also need to be careful because a sugary bedtime snack can lead to a blood sugar spike, and then crash, that can lead to a groggy and grumpy morning.
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Meet “Buy Me a Pie!” for Android! 22.08.2013

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You’ve been waiting for so long and so patiently, and today we are happy to announce that “Buy Me a Pie!” for Android is available for download in Google Play! The Android version of “Buy Me a Pie!” is compatible with the iOS version of the application, which means you can make shopping lists and share them with your family and friends on Android and iOS devices as well as on the site.

Download “Buy Me a Pie! Grocery List Pro” for Android

Download “Buy Me a Pie! Grocery List” for Android (without synchronization)
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Healthy Dessert Ideas That Won’t Ruin Your Diet 21.08.2013

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Just because you are changing your eating habits for the better doesn’t mean you need to deprive yourself! There are lots of ways to still eat dessert without going overboard or even risk ruining your hard work. Many of these healthy dessert recipes are easy to make. Your loved ones and friends will love the taste, and they might not even know that they’re healthy for them! Most of the ingredients you can find in your local supermarket and don’t require fancy equipment. So what are you waiting for?
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Make Me A Pie! 19.08.2013

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As summer ends and fall draws near there is a bountiful amount of ripe, delicious fruit at hand. It’s a beautiful time to enjoy jams, jellies, smoothies and of course…PIE!

Wether you have never baked a pie in your life (and truth be told, you’re pretty intimidated) or you are a pie professional, we have some indulgent and sweet pie recipes that will have you excited to fire up that oven.


We must start at the foundation of your pie – the crust. People are often leery of making their own crust, but it needn’t be something to fear. The recipe below is simple and full of buttery, flakey flavor. And if you are short on time, or just not ready to take the leap, go ahead and by a prepared pie crust (we won’t tell).
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How often to shop? Plan your time and money. 16.08.2013

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Do we really love popping into the market every day or two to pick up fresh produce, something the kids requested for dinner or something we forgot? Don’t you ever think to yourself, “How I wish I could do this just once a week!”

And really, if you add up the time you spend driving, parking, shopping, loading bags into the car, pulling bags out of the car—you are probably spending an extra 3-5 hours a week shopping that you could be spending relaxing with your family. Impulse shopping is also much, much more expensive than planned shopping.

It is entirely possible to limit the amount of time and money you spend shopping with just a little bit of planning. With the help of standardized pantry lists and a little mental reprogramming, you can become a shopping wizard.
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7 Delicious Smoothie Recipes to Start (or End) Your Day Right 14.08.2013

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Whether you need a quick breakfast or a healthy dessert, smoothies can be just the right thing. And with the ability to pack in a large amount of healthy ingredients (many you may not enjoy eating on their own) into one glass, smoothies are becoming increasingly popular.

The combinations are nearly endless. Once you’ve made a few you might want to experiment and see what flavor combinations you enjoy (or what you can sneak in). Here are a few delicious smoothie recipes to get you started.

Tip: Always put your liquid in first and start the blender slowly.
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The New Recipe Box: Keeping Track of Recipes Online 11.08.2013

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The number of recipes you can find online is limitless, it seems. You can search for ingredients you have, ones you want left out, appliances you want to use and season (to name a few ways). But once you find all of these recipes that you want to make (or keep to think about maybe someday possibly making), how do you keep track of them?

Well, if you’re like me you either bookmark the page on your computer or pin it to a food board on Pinterest. Perhaps you even print out the recipe so you have it on hand and easily accesible (unless your recipe collection is as large and messy as mine!). Well, there are a few recipe sites now that are very visual like Pinterest, but are all food.
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Why Do People Shoplift? 07.08.2013



We talk about shopping a lot here at “Buy Me A Pie!”. That makes sense since “Buy Me A Pie!” is a grocery list app. But there is a side of shopping and stores that isn’t frequently talked about.


Often, when you think about shoplifting you think of criminals who steal to sell the items for profit out on the streets, including to fund a drug habit. But this group accounts for only about 3 percent of shoplifters. There are several reasons beyond that why people shoplift.
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Three Simple Appetizers To Wow Your Guests 02.08.2013

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Whether you’re having a dinner party or just a casual meal, it’s great to have an arsenal of simple yet delicious appetizers at the ready. They also make a fun meal all themselves when served together as a group.

The simple answer to the appetizer question is fresh fruits, veggies and of course, cheese and crackers. But why not try a few additional things that will have your guests thinking you went all out when really, it was a breeze. Everything you need to make three amazing appetizers can be added right to your grocery list app and picked up in no time.
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