A history of french fries [Infographic]
Just in time for National French Fry Day on July 13, the Ruffles brand is adding a twist to one of America’s most popular side dishes. Ruffles Crispy Fries potato strips are the first-ever french fry-shaped snacks sliced from real potatoes. Available nationwide, the new product brings to life the french fry experience - from the shape, to the taste, to the crunchy texture and even to the packaging.
How to save money on summer road trips
(BPT) - Whether you’re driving across the country on your annual family road trip or taking a weekend to enjoy the open road, there are plenty of ways to save on the cost of fuel. Here are some easy tips that will help you save money at the pump and stretch the fuel in your gas tank. * Prepare your vehicle. Regular servi...
Back to school road trip
(BPT) - Whether you’re a parent driving your college-age student to school or you’re heading out on your first solo road trip back to campus, you can make sure your trip is stress-free and prevent unnecessary break downs on the road. Check your tires While you can’t avoid all debris on the road that could cause a flat ti...
Transform your bathroom into an at-home spa experience
(BPT) - Today’s bathrooms are evolving into relaxing rooms with many benefits of a spa. Whether remodeling an existing bathroom or building a new one, nature-themed trends add comfort and style. Bathrooms are one of three most remodeled rooms, along with kitchens and master bedrooms, according to Remodeling Magazine’s an...
Handle back-to-school shopping with less chaos during summer
There is nothing quite as wonderful as summer. Family vacations, summer camps and a slower pace of life. After the laid-back pace of summer, back-to-school shopping can often be an expensive and hectic finish to the season. Deal expert and blogger, Allison Silverstein, outlines five ways to keep your cool when shopping for back to school. Start early While nobody wants to think about school in July, keeping one eye out for back-to-school deals can save you time and money in the long run. It’...
Natural, balanced and beyond: Making sense of dog food labels
(BPT) - Dogs are man’s best friend, so it’s only natural to want to give him the best care, from the veterinarian he goes to, right down to the food you put in his bowl every day. But in a world filled with an ever-expanding array of choices, it can be hard to make sense of it all. However, getting to know the meaning be...
Advanced breast cancer diagnoses lack sustainable support
(BPT) - More than half of American women living with advanced breast cancer feel support from friends and family is not as strong now as when they were first diagnosed, according to the global Count Us, Know Us, Join Us survey. American women with stage IV metastatic breast cancer and stage III locally advanced breast ca...
Vital documents all adults should possess
Part of being a “grown-up” is making sure that you have a variety of important documents. Following are six important documents that every adult should possess and keep locked away in a secure place: 1. Last will and testament: If you have any assets whatsoever, then you should have a last will and testament prepared. Th...