Philip Stratton

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Recipe: Slow Cooker Beer-Braised Brisket — Recipes from The Kitchn

Everyone loves brisket, a Texas staple. Texans — Tejanos — are especially obsessed. My beer-braised brisket is fork-tender, perfect for a crowd, and …

Slow Cookers

You Need a Budget (YNAB) vs EveryDollar

I was pretty pumped when I saw Dave Ramsey launch his new budgeting tool called EveryDollar. Especially since there was a free option.Being a …

Personal Finance

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast

If You're Wearing an Apple Watch at Disneyland, This Cool Trick Will Blow Your Mind

Just when I thought I knew ALL the Disneyland tricks and tips, one of the park's PhotoPass photographers practically knocked my (millennial pink) mouse ears right off my head on my most recent trip with this genius hack. Before I get to the steps, you'll need to download the Disneyland app and have …

Walt Disney Company

Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps: 7 Steps to Reaching Financial Freedom

Dave Ramsey is one of the most popular personal finance gurus. His books, courses, and programs like The Total Money Makeover and Financial Peace …

21 clever Alexa commands you will use again and again

More than any other device, Alexa has become our closest approximation of artificial intelligence.<p>Amazon's voice assistant has a voice and personality, and if you ask the right question, it'll even get sassy with you. Users even refer to Alexa as “she.” We usually prefer to say her name, rather …

Smart Homes

A simple upgrade made my 10-year-old computer run like new, and it costs less than $70

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider<p>I've been telling friends and family members for years to upgrade their old computer instead of buying a …

What your LinkedIn profile says about you and how to improve it

Everything in the job search process is now very much online-focused for job candidates; from how you apply to jobs (through online application …

How to back up your iCloud Photo Library

Apple's iCloud Photo Library is a great online backup service, but even online sync services need to be backed up.Apple's iCloud Photo Library …

Our 47 Favorite Egg Recipes Ever

Eggs are, hands down, the most versatile food on earth. You can make them scrambled, poached or fried and eat them for every meal of the day (come …

9 Coffee Cocktails That Are Beyond Perfect for Brunch

Quick poll: How do you take your coffee? If you said, <i>with just a little milk and sugar</i>, you’re not alone. In fact, we used to be like you. Then we …

Balsamic Tomato Baked Chicken with Mozzarella Recipe

<i>The easiest garlic butter tomato baked chicken with mozzarella. It’s a one pan recipe that comes complete with roasted sweet balsamic tomatoes,</i> …

Old Fashioned Goulash!

Shares 709K<p>Have you ever tried Goulash before?<p>OMG it’s probably my most favorite meal to prepare!<p>I completely ADORE pasta in pretty much any shape or …

Cooking

This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

Nutrition

Why I love editing video on iPad — and how it could still be a lot better

You can do a lot with video editing and iOS. But it's not enough for me.These days, I edit more video on my iPhone or iPad than I ever did in my …

This One-Pot Parmesan Chicken & Rice Is Calling Your Name

Sometimes a recipe seems too good to be true. Take this one, for example: It cooks in one pot, in under 30 minutes, with only a handful of …

How to Add a Recent or Favorite Items Stack to Your Mac's Dock

Continuing our recent how-to focus on customizing the macOS Dock, in this article we're going to share with you a method for adding a recent or favorite items stack to the right of the Dock divider.<p>Most users are aware that you can drag any folder into the right-hand side of the Dock to turn it …

Operating Systems

Can't run Boot Camp in High Sierra? Here's the fix!

If you're having problems setting up Boot Camp on your Mac running macOS High Sierra, here's what you can do to try and fix it.Boot Camp is the macOS …

Boot Camp

How to reboot, reset, or enter DFU mode on iPhone 8 and iPhone X

How do you reboot an iPhone 8 or iPhone X and how do you put it into DFU mode? Easily, it turns out!Resetting and DFU mode are the last two steps on …

IPhone 8

You’re hired: 6 ways to welcome your new employee on their first day

While the hiring process can be lengthy and effort-intensive, the preparation for a new hire’s arrival can sometimes be surprisingly rushed and …

Project Management

38 Things You Should Save in Evernote

You’re just getting started with Evernote, and you’re asked to create your first note. What do you do with it? Make a shopping list? Write a poem? …

Productivity

How To Build Credit History And Why It’s Important

I remember a story from when I was kid about a great aunt of mine. She and my late uncle had paid cash for everything in their lives. When they …

How to Make A Budget: The Ultimate Guide

Do you know how to make a budget? Do you think living on a budget is difficult, so there’s no point in even creating a budget? You’re not alone. …

The 5 essential Slack channels you didn’t know your team needed

Ideas for improving communication and cultureIllustration by Pete RyanEvery Slack workspace starts with two channels, <b>#general</b> and <b>#random</b>, and can …

4 Teams Every Senior Pastor Needs

There are many strategies that can help prevent burnout in ministry, starting with building an all-star team around a pastor.

seniorpastor

How to Make Money as a Stay-at-Home Mom

Here are some ideas for moms to earn cash from home.<p>Working moms are the rule rather than the exception. Seventy percent of moms with kids under 18 work, and more than 75 percent of those moms work full time. In fact, mothers are the primary or sole earners for 40 percent of U.S. households with …

Employment

7 Powerful Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself

What you say about yourself has much to do with how you will succeed.<p>There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my bestselling book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can …

Self-improvement

Instant Pot Mississippi Roast

Instant Pot Mississippi Roast Instant Pot Mississippi Roast: A classic Mississippi Roast cooked to perfection in the pressure cooker, instant pot. …

Retirement Q&A: Ex-spousal Social Security benefits could be higher, depending on age

<b>Q: In March of 2018, I will turn 66. I plan to continue working until age 70. According to my most recent Social Security statement, my payment would be about $1,729 per month at full retirement age; at age 70, I will be eligible for about $2,644 each month. I hope to defer collecting until age</b> …

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Before Retirement?

It's generally smart to enter retirement debt-free. But if getting there means accelerating a mortgage, there are some drawbacks you should be aware …