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How to Administer a Cookie-Tasting Test

There are countless cookies on the shelves of grocery stores and in the catalogs of www.cookiesbydesign.com and other online retailers. Each package may promise sweet morsels of goodness, while others may have the flavor of sawdust. The best way to know which brands are excellent and which ones are sub-par is to try them all out for yourself. When sampling these cookies, you may be biased by the brand names, so it’s wise to go through a blind taste test. For tips on administering this fun and delicious test, follow these suggestions.

Setting Up
First, buy the cookies you wish to try out. You can compare 2 or more different varieties. You may wish to do a general cookie tasting test or stick to one category, say chocolate chip cookies. Next, get a head count of how many people are participating and use that number to decide how many disposable plates to use. Divide the plate into smaller equal sections with a permanent marker. Label each marked box on the plate with a number. On a sepa…

Taking Care of the Necessities with Appliances

Since the beginning of its existence, mankind has been coming up with ways to make life easier. These ideas included great inventions. All great inventors know that people love to save time and effort. Inventions that improve someone’s ability to achieve their basic needs are always well received. If it helps someone get food, water, or shelter in an easier and quicker way, it is a great invention. In the past, many inventions were centered on killing and eating more food. Once a stockpile of food was built up, there was time to think about other inventions. The old saying "necessity is the mother of inventions" still rings true today. People need to have water to drink and with which to clean. People need to cool down or heat up their environment to make it comfortable when it is hot or cold outside. Also, people need a means to store and prepare most of their food.

Using Technology to Stay Germ Free
Cleanliness is important to stay in good health. It would be much more di…

Free Queso

I love, love, love Queso.


I'd probably lick the bowl when I am eating it but the server gives me funny looks when I do, so I refrain.

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Anywho...go join if you leave near an On the Border.  The Queso is worth it!!!!


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How to Hire a Divorce Attorney

Most of you that have followed my blog(s) know that I was married before I met Bob. For those of you who didn't know...surprise! Divorce is painful for most.  So when I was approached about a guest post about divorce help, I said sure thing. Read On!
If you are finally calling it quits with your marriage, a Salt Lake City divorce attorney can make sure that you are protected and treated fairly when proceeding with your divorce. In a situation like this, it is necessary to be cautious and guided by an attorney that is familiar with your situation and all issues surrounding it.

A New You
Getting a divorce can be very hurtful and difficult to deal with. Making sure that you are represented by the best and smartest attorney around will help lessen your burdens and will make your divorce much lighter in grief. Find an attorney that will support, guide, and be on your side during the entire process. You do not want to be the victim anymore, and making sure that you get what you deserve and…

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How a Spray Insulation Contractor Can Help Your Business

Philly & South Jersey peeps...even you guys in Delaware...Check it out!



When people hear the term insulation, they often automatically think of the benefits insulation provides to homeowners. It’s true that insulation is a vital part of regulating the temperature of homes, but it can serve several other functions as well. In particular, many companies rely on insulation to operate their businesses successfully. Various industrial facilities and companies have need of insulating materials to carry out their services and/or produce their products. One of the most popular choices today for these applications is spray foam insulation, which is also known as spray polyurethane foam (SPF). It is more effective and versatile than other insulation options, which makes it the perfect choice for the varying needs of industrial settings. If you are in need of insulation for your business, a spray insulation contractor in Philadelphia can help you understand your options.





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Kitchen Remodeling Ideas to Add Value to Your Home

Hey Local Peeps...check this out!
Remodeling your kitchen can cost quite a bit of money, especially if the entire kitchen is redone at once. However, few things add more value to your home than an updated kitchen. Fortunately, there are ways to do kitchen remodeling in NJ that don’t require you to spend your life savings, and can still add significant value to your home.




Countertops
There are numerous types of countertops to choose from, which vary greatly in price. Although granite and other natural stones can become expensive, you are sure to see a return on your investment, because stone countertops will last for years and have remained popular throughout the years. There are inexpensive options as well that can help transform your kitchen.

Cabinets
Since replacing kitchen cabinets can become pricey, there are ways to update and modernize your current cabinets. Simply replacing the cabinet hardware and refinishing the cabinets can make a huge different in the appearance and feel of…

What to Look for in a New Car

I am a proud Kia owner,

Kia Sedona.
Holla!

That's my baby right there.
Well not my baby but one just like it.

Knowing that I am such a proponent of Kia's I want you to take a gander at the following.


Buying a new car from a Kia dealer in NYC is a huge investment, so you want to make sure that you find a car you will be happy with for a long time. If you know what to look for in your new car, you can make a good decision that you will not regret later on. Put in the effort now to find the perfect car and you will be happy that you did in the future.

A New Car When looking at your options for new cars, you will always need to consider the price. Never consider cars that are outside your pay range or you may be tempted to buy a car you cannot afford. Find your maximum amount that you can spend on your car and only look at those within that amount. You will also need to consider the size of the car. Think about what you want to use the car for and how many people will be in the car. Sma…

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Use Same Day Delivery when You Have No Time

Gift giving is a wonderful way to show someone how much you care. Of course it is always best to give someone a gift that they really want. People will let clues slip as to their dream gift in hopes that someone will pick it up for them. Keep your eyes and ears open when a gift-giving occasion is on the horizon. Sometimes life can get too busy to allow for proper research into the perfect gift. You can always run by the store and buy a gift card to the person’s favorite restaurant or clothing store. Gift cards are always a great way to go if you have a bit of background information on what your gift receiver enjoys doing with their spare time. If you have no idea what your receiver is into, you can even stuff some cash in a thoughtful card. If you really want to go the extra mile, you may need some professional assistance. Thankfully there are companies out there that are designed for such an occasion. Cookies by Design same-day delivery can make a specialized cookie basket for any oc…