Plan Carefully For Emergencies

Have you ever been affected by a natural disaster? Maybe you haven't been in the thick of the dangers that natural disasters bring, but you're more than likely seen the effects of what those disasters did to other people's lives on your television screen. If so, you know that lives can be changed in the blink of an eye. Perhaps you have decided that you want to plan for an emergency that could come your way, affecting your life and the life of those you love. Read More 

Are Healthy Eating Trends Taking A Bite Out Of Your Diner’s Profits? 3 Strategies For Appealing To Upscale Tastes In A Down Home

Managing a restaurant takes a lot of hard work, and you've loved watching your business grow over the years. Lately, however, it might seem as though your profits have gone stagnant as more people turn toward healthy eating trends instead of hanging out at their favorite greasy spoon. While you know its time for a change, you might be worried about losing your regulars if you alter the cozy atmosphere or cut their favorite foods. Read More 

Tips For Choosing Wine As A Gift

Whether you're looking for something to bring the host of a party or looking for a more substantial gift, wine can be a good choice if selected carefully. Taking a few things into consideration may make it easier to choose just the right wine for a gift. Keep the Recipient in Mind Think about what wines you've seen the recipient drinking, both in terms of the price and the variety. It's a good idea to get something similar in flavor to the recipient's typical favorite wines but perhaps a bit more expensive. Read More 

2 Natural Cane Sugar Alternatives

If you are trying to cut refined cane sugar or high fructose corn syrup out of your diet, there are several things you can try. One is that you can just completely stop eating any kind of sweets or anything sweetened altogether. The problem is that that isn't always as practical as it may sound. Another option is to go with artificial sweeteners, but the problem with that is that not everyone wants to use the chemicals that are found in some of those. Read More 

How To Brew Himalayan Darjeeling Tea Like A Pro

If you recently had a cup of Himalayan Darjeeling tea at a restaurant and loved the flavor of this unique black tea, then you can successfully brew cups of this special type of tea at home using a simple procedure. To brew a great cup of Darjeeling tea, you need the following supplies: a ceramic teapot with a built-in spout strainer a heaping teaspoon of loose Himalayan Darjeeling tea leaves a cup of boiling distilled water a bamboo whisk In addition, you will also need a tea cup to put your brewed tea into. Read More