Posts for "Featured"


Homemade Strawberry Lemonade Slushies

From Sarah's Cucina Bella
April 29, 2013 at 3:33 pm
Once when I was a tween living in Poughkeepsie, New York, my family took a bike ride around our neighborhood with another family we were friends with. It was a cool spring day, ... (more)

How to Negotiate In Your Small Business?

From Everything Small Business Journal
April 28, 2013 at 10:50 am
From times immemorial humans have always negotiated. What does this ancient and time honored skill have to do with your small business? The answer is ‘everything’. At the very ... (more)

Small Businesses Use Crowdsourcing to Stand Out From the Crowd

From Everything Small Business Journal
April 24, 2013 at 3:40 pm
Crowdsourcing is now an established and respectable way of getting conducting various aspects of business – whether you run a small business or a large enterprise. While businesses ... (more)

Decadent Chocolate, Toasted Coconut and Pecan Granola with Liberte Yogurt (Perfect Pairings)

From Sarah's Cucina Bella
April 19, 2013 at 6:00 am
Is this breakfast? Or dessert? Well, honestly, it could be either. An absolutely decadent breakfast, or a little more healthy (not not quite healthy healthy) dessert. Either way, ... (more)

Sizemore Talks EBay, the Future of Mobile Payments, and More on CNBC

From Sizemore Insights
April 17, 2013 at 11:32 pm
Watch Charles discuss EBay’s (Nasdaq:$EBAY) earnings, the future of mobile payments, and Apple’s (Nasdaq:$AAPL) transition to an income-focused value stock on CNBC’s ... (more)

Sunflower Sesame Sugar Cookies

From Sarah's Cucina Bella
April 17, 2013 at 11:25 pm
“Why do I smell cookies?” Paige asked as she came inside today. She and Will had been playing outside, but weren’t happy to see that the warm temperatures had ... (more)

Cilantro Lime Chicken and Rice with Avocado and Tomatoes

From Sarah's Cucina Bella
April 8, 2013 at 4:13 pm
“You haven’t planned a dinner in a while,” my husband said recently as I stirred a bolognese sauce on the stove. Though I’d planned on making bolognese ... (more)

Veggie Bean Enchiladas

From Sarah's Cucina Bella
April 5, 2013 at 4:19 pm
Things change. Opinions. Ideas. Directions. Plans. And you kind of just roll with it and see what happens. Still, I am always a little caught off guard by change — especially ... (more)

Roasted Portabella Mushroom Grilled Cheese

From Sarah's Cucina Bella
April 3, 2013 at 8:00 am
April is National Grilled Cheese Month. (Pausing for appropriate swooning … Don’t worry, I’ll wait. Okay, good now?) I don’t often get excited about food ... (more)

Roasted Asparagus with Tomatoes

From Sarah's Cucina Bella
April 1, 2013 at 4:14 pm
Something happened this weekend. Perhaps it was the effect of our Saturday picnic on the beach (our first of the year!). Or maybe it was the marked uptick in temperatures that ... (more)

Bite into Gingerbread Latte Cupcakes

From Sarah's Cucina Bella
January 11, 2013 at 1:56 pm
If not for my lovely editor, Nichole, asking me to create Starbucks Seasonal Latte-Themed cupcakes, I would have never ventured beyond the Pumpkin Spice Latte and the Caramel ... (more)

Tips to Protect Your Identity at Tax Time

From Everything Small Business Journal
January 11, 2013 at 11:00 am
Tax time is always tough. Whether you will owe or anticipate a refund, plan to do your own taxes or pay a professional to do them for you, preparing and filing your taxes can be ... (more)

DO YOU WANT TO BUILD A STARTUP — OR A SMALL BUSINESS?

From BizPlanCompetitions
January 11, 2013 at 2:00 am
A couple months ago, I officially left my rapidly growing, profitable small business to launch a tech startup with a huge vision and zero salaries. Why did I do this? For me, it ... (more)

Does Your Home Office Fuel Productivity?

From Everything Small Business Journal
January 10, 2013 at 11:00 am
One of the biggest mistakes businesspeople make is assuming that working from home will automatically result in a higher level of productivity. Unless you carefully construct your ... (more)

10 TOP LESSONS LEARNED IN 2012 (AND HOW TO CRUSH IT IN 2013)

From BizPlanCompetitions
January 10, 2013 at 2:00 am
Life is an interesting journey. One day you think you’ve finally got it all figured out and the next moment something unexpected happens, which completely shatters your reality. Every ... (more)

Looking for a New Job? Look to the Clouds

From Everything Small Business Journal
January 9, 2013 at 11:00 am
The sky is the limit for cloud computing as it continues to drive job growth – garnering interest from Main Street, Wall Street, corporations and governments. A 2012 Microsoft-commissioned ... (more)

WHY WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS CAN HAVE IT ALL

From BizPlanCompetitions
January 9, 2013 at 2:00 am
When I graduated from Barnard College over a decade ago, my class was not treated to the uplifting feminist message we had come to expect from our feminist professors.  Joyce ... (more)

Are Career Prospects Improving? Three Trends to Watch

From Everything Small Business Journal
January 8, 2013 at 12:53 pm
As the economy improves, so do career prospects. Here are three trends to watch. Robust job growth in health care and IT: The health care industry employed one in five Americans ... (more)

7 ESSENTIAL TRAITS YOU’LL NEED TO BECOME YOUR OWN BOSS

From BizPlanCompetitions
January 8, 2013 at 2:00 am
When I decided to leave my job as a receptionist, I was exhausted and burnt out from making my job a number-one priority — and to top it off, I could barely pay my bills. I ... (more)

Quick Homemade Taco Seasoning

From Sarah's Cucina Bella
January 8, 2013 at 12:20 am
As I was making my coffee this morning, Paige emerged from her bedroom — bleary eyed and yawning. Scrappy, who is still recovering from his neck injury, had been barking ... (more)

HOW TO MAKE YOUR NEXT PROJECT GO VIRAL – 5 STEPS

From BizPlanCompetitions
January 7, 2013 at 11:21 am
Going viral” – the phrase itself connotes action and power, and it follows that viral marketing strategies have the potential to foster both. Viral projects provide maximum ... (more)

Heads Up: Keep an Eye on Those Student Loans

From Everything Finance
January 5, 2013 at 2:52 am
Heads Up: Keep an Eye on Those Student Loans is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!Today was a real doozie for me. I ... (more)

Investing in Equities in a Changing Tax Environment

From Everything Small Business Journal
January 4, 2013 at 11:00 am
As the tax environment changes, so too should investment strategies. That’s the word from experts who warn that the current capital gains tax laws are changing. Additionally, ... (more)

3 QUESTIONS TO CREATE YOUR DREAM JOB

From BizPlanCompetitions
January 4, 2013 at 2:00 am
A lot of us fantasize about our dream jobs — the way we’ll change the world, the money we’ll make, the assistant we’ll have. Whether you’re an aspiring (or serial!) entrepreneur ... (more)

Banana Cornbread with Honey

From Sarah's Cucina Bella
January 3, 2013 at 5:07 pm
The last three months of 2012 brought so much difficulty, grief and heartache. So when 2013 rolled in on Tuesday, I had some pretty high expectations for it — and I wasn’t ... (more)