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Why Now Is the Best Time to Eat in Shanghai

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In the largest, richest, and most populous city in China, there has never been a better time to eat.

“Shanghai is having a renaissance of late, especially in the culinary field,” says Jamie Barys, the CEO of Shanghai’s popular food tour company UnTour Shanghai. “With the pollution and the food scandals getting harder to ignore, people are a lot more concerned about their health these days, and the food standard is increasingly higher.” (more…)

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Money Management for Any Income

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You could be in charge of a huge company’s budget, such as Peter Briger, but most people are simply trying to manage their household’s spending habits. When it comes to money management, many people are in the dark about the best way to save and spend their funds. With credit card interest rates spiking at all-time highs, it’s important to spend less than you make to avoid any major financial catastrophes.

5 simple steps to stay on track

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6 Summer Cocktail Recipes to Save You Money

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Whether you’re out with the girls or that special guy, on a hot summer night there’s nothing like a refreshing summer cocktail. There’s also nothing like the price – many bars and restaurants charge $10 and up for a cocktail. In fact, it’s not uncommon for the mark-up for a fruity cocktail to be as high as 456%. Why get ripped off when you can make a tasty drink at home for a fraction of the price? With all the money you’ll be saving, you could even throw your own cocktail party and still come out ahead!

Try our 6 delicious drink recipes and save.

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Frugal & Fun Back to School Lunches!

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My 6-year old nephew can be a picky eater so we always pack his lunch for school. I’ve been looking for some new back to school lunches to try this year and there are truly TONS to choose from. These lunches would also be perfect for taking to camp.

7 Creative Back to School Lunches

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The High Cost of Spa Facials – Are They Worth It?

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My gym has a spa, so today I went in to find out about getting a facial. I guess it’s been a while since I’ve had one, because I was shocked at the prices. The basic facial is $85 and each add-on – and who doesn’t want add-ons? – is $39 extra. How can anyone sit back and relax and de-stress when they know how much this is costing?! There has to be a way to get the same or similar spa treatments for a fraction of the cost.

Cut the cost of spa facials – while using the same high-end products.

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Perfect Summer Recipes for Lunch and Dinner

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Don’t like to cook during the warmer summer months? Me neither! Teresa Cutter, Australia’s most prominent celebrity chef and international bestselling author knows something about wanting to keep it simple when it comes to cooking in the summer heat. As a chef who prefers healthy, clean, and easy cooking in general, here are her favorite summer recipes.

Now, making dinner in the summer heat is a cinch

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Makeover Madness: How Much Do You Spend on Beauty Products?

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For a long part of my life I was a HUGE tomboy so I never spent a penny on beauty products. That all changed when I went to college and my sisters got more into different makeup techniques. They always looked so great (especially in pictures!) that I became curious. I was lucky enough to have them teach me all their hair and makeup tricks. That’s why I was so eager to help when my boyfriend’s sister told me she really wished she had a makeup and hair routine for work. Unfortunately, I have no idea how do anyone’s makeup but my own and barely blow dry my hair every day. For this reason, my boyfriend and I decided to give her a makeover for her graduation present from us and it was a total success…with a large cost!

How Much Does A Makeover Cost?

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7 Healthy Ice Cream Recipes You Can Make in Your Blender

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Is the heat getting to you? One sure-fire way to cool down is with a frozen treat. High-end ice creams and sorbets can be a little pricey. Not to mention sugary and fattening. So we’ve put together a list of easy, affordable DIY ice cream recipes featuring healthy, low-cal ingredients like real fruit and coconut milk. Good for you and good for the kids. And best of all – no ice cream machine needed!

Here are 7 easy and healthy ice cream recipes.

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5 Best Apps for Sending Money – Venmo, Square Cash, and More!

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My siblings and I are constantly lending each other money. These purchases vary from $2 coffees to a $200 loan for a dream vacation. Since we’re constantly sharing costs of purchases it can be a pain to always get the cash to pay each other back. Since we’re millennials and addicted to our phones our solution has been to use phone apps to pay back these loans.

5 Best Apps for Simple Mobile Payments

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The Best – and Worst – Kids Eat Free Websites

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With the kids out of school for the sumer, there’s more opportunity to go out to dinner as a family, something we all enjoy. But what if you’re on a budget? No problem! There are plenty of ways to score free – or nearly free – meals for kids. In fact, there are websites dedicated to finding free or reduced price meal deals for kids. We’ve checked them out and rated them for you.

Here is our guide to the various Kids Eat Free websites.

 

 

 

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