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Coke Life Half Full or Half Empty?

Cola  in a glass bottle

  Funny Story: last year, my wife and I went to the World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta, and we almost saw a senior citizen get arrested for a big no-no. You see, a couple of years back, the Coke higher ups decided to place the Coca-Cola recipe in a high-security …

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Starbucks Energizes its Customers

Starbucks Powermat

If college students, writers, start-ups and cloud-based businesses needed another reason to stakeout tables at Starbucks for entire days on end,* the beverage giant announced a partnership with Duracell to offer mobile device charging stations. Starting with San Francisco-area locations (which represents the largest community introduction of the product), Starbucks …

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2014 Wine Shortage – Fact or Myth?

There seems to be some discrepancies about whether or not the world will face a wine shortage in 2014. A recent Morgan Stanley report stated that the worldwide wine demand exceeded the production of wine by 300 million cases in 2012. The report said bad weather and fewer vineyards were …

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How to Throw a Wine Tasting Party

red wine tasting man

Does an at-home wine tasting party sound super expensive? It doesn’t have to be! Tasty wine can be surprisingly budget-friendly. Preparation is the most important part of throwing a wine tasting, so make sure to have everything planned ahead of time. Choosing the Wine You have two choices: 1. The …

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The Fabulous 4: Classic Comfort Casseroles

Sweet Potato-Bacon Casserole

Casseroles are the ultimate comfort food, reminding us of family gatherings, childhood dinners and happy times. Here are a few simple-yet-comforting casseroles that you may want to try:   1. Cheddar-Chicken Pot Pie Casserole Ingredients: 3 cups uncooked rotini pasta 1 can condensed cheddar cheese soup ½ cup milk 1 …

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How to Make a Coffee Morning a Fund Raiser

How to Make a Coffee Morning a Fund Raiser

You would normally associate coffee with a purchase of either the coffee beans to brew at home or as a drink from one of those lovely high-street coffee shops. When you want to collect some money for a good cause or a charity organisation, arranging a get-together in your home …

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