Almost every package I send or receive starts with a box. Often it is a box that is much too large for the item. What does that equal? Waste. 3M is well known from tape to packing supplies, and they are doing it again. Honestly, their newest shipping product can save space and minimize waste! … Continue reading Death Of The Box: Flex And Seal Shipping Roll
As someone who is able to get an advance on my next paycheck through a different (but similar) app for a low monthly fee, I have to admit I did ask myself this question more than once. So, when an article about Earnin and their loan practices popped up in my news feed, I really … Continue reading Is Earnin A Payday Lender?
It was recently announced that Etsy plans to buy Reverb in a nice little deal. Etsy, known for their handmade products and unique products, may be on the right track for the musical instrument market. Finding good deals on all the right instruments you want (or need) is a dream for music lovers. Reverb opened … Continue reading Reverb: The Etsy For Instruments… Literally?
Dollar stores saw their biggest boom during the most recent recession. People wanted to save money, and they helped them do exactly that. The local dollar store is a great way to find what you want at prices few can beat. So, why are they so bad? The argument is that they are killing traditional … Continue reading The Dollar Store VS Traditional Grocers: The Good and Bad
I have never been a fan of the Goodwill store brand. Their products are donated. They do not donate any of their donated products to help people in need. Their prices range by region, but often they charge prices near retail value for preowned products. They barely pay minimum wage and they only offer part-time … Continue reading Does Goodwill Lack Real Goodwill Toward Employees?
Well, vegetarians on the coast now have a reason to rejoice: the Impossible Fish is now on its way! Seriously, fans of the Impossible Burger should be happy to know that more meatless meat products are on the way. This simply proves the meatless market is not yet done growing. While I am not a … Continue reading From Impossible Burgers To Impossible Fish? Why Not!
Recently Mountain Dew released a new ad campaign that failed to recognize one big feature: The U.P. belongs to Michigan, not Wisconsin! Michigander's, more specifically Yooper's, spoke up loud and fast to correct their error. Just as quickly, Mountain Dew apologized by announcing a special edition U.P. Dew! This may mean very little to the … Continue reading Mountain Dew’s Big Michigan Mishap