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When it comes to grocery shopping, many people just say no to visiting supermarkets. The reason is that supermarkets require you to shop around and then wait for your turn at the checkout counter, which many people like to avoid.
The best alternative to going to the supermarket for grocery shopping is to place the order online using a mobile app and wait for the produce to be delivered at your doorstep from zero to a nominal fee.
If grocery shopping is nothing but a stressful task for you, the following tips are to your rescue:
- List your groceries
Your grocery shopping starts with preparing a list of items you’re looking forward to buying. In fact, never go for grocery shopping without preparing a list of items to purchase.
Deciding on what to put into your grocery cart seems a bit too difficult unless you buy the same items every time you go out for grocery shopping. Some people take enough stress when they need to prepare a meal.
Now, in order to reduce your meal-preparing and list-making stress, you should only pick groceries for only one recipe at a time, preferably one that you have never tried. Remember to keep things simple when it comes to life.
However, it doesn’t mean you eat the same things every day for your breakfast and lunch of the week. Whenever you need to go out shopping groceries, make sure to write down the names of every single item that you need in your kitchen.
Doing this will not only cut short the time you would spend the grocery store but also ensure that you buy them all at once.
- You don’t need perfect items on your grocery list
Whenever you go shopping at a super/hypermarket for groceries, you must have found multiple foods of a different kind, i.e. All Natural, Organic, 100% peanuts, no hydrogenated oils, etc. mentioned on different peanut butter jars. You must be thinking why the heck there are so many peanut butter types.
This is the primary reason why many people get confused when they go grocery shopping. They don’t understand which of the products (of the same category) to buy. To be true, you have to play a game called Choice Overload every time you visit a supermarket.
When it comes to choosing from different items of one kind, simply read the list of ingredients used to prepare the product. Never ignore the nutritional information like others. You must know what you’re going to eat.
- Grocery home delivery
Today, we have an option to do groceries shopping from home. In fact, various offline stores offer groceries home delivery at no additional cost. What you need to do is place your order on a phone call and wait for them to be delivered to you.
On the other hand, some offline stores allow you to place your groceries shopping order on a call and then you can go to the store and pick up the whole order at once. The best service is when you place your order for groceries through a mobile app and get the product delivered at your doorstep at a scheduled time.
This not only saves you time but also the energy that you can spend on other daily tasks.
- Get a shopping basket and not cart
While at a supermarket, have you ever noticed that they have a small number of shopping baskets and many shopping carts? This is because when you choose to pick a shopping cart, you end up buying more items than you planned to buy in the first place.
This is the reason why there is always a shortage of shopping baskets at these stores. Therefore, never opt for a shopping cart unless you need to shop for a whole month.
- Go shop at odd hours
One of the biggest reasons why people like to avoid shopping in supermarkets is that they simply want to cut down on checkout wait time. Shopping early in the morning or in the afternoon on weekends is the best for almost anyone, as it significantly reduces the time you would spend in rush hours, e.g. evening.
Since grocery sections in supermarkets are super busy on weekends as well as on after working hours on weekdays, you can choose the odd hours to go shopping. If you can go early on a weekend, you’re most likely to find an empty grocery store. Else, you can always choose to shop groceries online from your home.
By Ganesh Bhatt
Lawyers are facing great difficulty in keeping client details organised during the pandemic. | Unsplash
"It was then that I conceived the idea of creating an app to find a solution to this problem. I decided to use my knowledge of coding and build an app so that my father and other lawyers like him could also handle and share their documents easily. Through 'E-Attorney', they can also keep clients informed. I first created a prototype for this app, which had the facility for lawyers to sign-in, enter client details, and store basic case related information."
However, what started as a small coding project, grew into a passion project when Kanishkar won a competition held by WhiteHat Jr, an online learning platform for children, and was awarded a scholarship to develop the app. The scholarship money helped Kanishkar's parents transform 'E-Attorney' into a full-fledged child-driven enterprise. To take their kid's idea further, they formed a company called PRK Online Solutions and hired a professional tech team to improve the app, so that it could be developed from a prototype to a web application that could be used by lawyers across the country.
Kanishkar started his entrepreneurial journey by testing the app with five lawyers to ensure everything runs smoothly. Currently, he is focusing with his tech team to fix bugs and glitches. Since this application will store sensitive information related to legal matters, it will require a number of security measures.
A lawyer, K. Mohan K., who is testing this app, while talking about the experience, said: "I have been using this web app for a few days now. The private chat feature between the lawyer and the client is very useful. Its second advantage is that many searches can be done in it. Lawyers can keep track of their cases easily through this app." (IANS/ MBI)
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By- Nanci SEO
Now we're into 2022, the anticipation for a new racing season is hotting up even more.
By the time the world focuses its gaze on Ascot in mid-June, records will have been broken, and new winners will have been celebrated in the other meetings such as the Grand National. However, there's nothing quite like the Royal Ascot meeting and the historic Ascot Gold Cup race, which has been running since 1807. The race is the first leg of the triple crown of thoroughbred racing in the UK, making it one of the most important on the racing calendar.
The meeting is held at the course, which is just 28 miles west of London and only a few miles from the residence of the British Royal Family, Windsor Castle. It's also been an event that the monarchy of Britain has often visited and had a personal interest in. Not only has the Queen of England long been a visitor to the racing at Ascot but she's also had the honour of having a winner of her own at the meeting as noted by Town & Country. Will there be another Royal victory this year? Let's look at some of the favourites for the headline race, the Gold Cup.
The six-year-old gelding's pedigree means he's a real threat to all his other riders at Ascot this year. Trueshan has previous experience of winning the course; he won in 2020 at the British Champions Long Distance Cup, with his jockey Hollie Doyle commenting, 'he went through the ground like a tractor, he loved it.' Going into 2021, he was much fancied after looking strong in the lead up to the meeting but was pulled when his trainer Alan King deemed the ground to be too firm. He had a successful season, winning the Goodwood Cup and the Prix Du Cadran in France in October. So he's in fine fettle going into 2022, does that mean it's finally his year to taste Gold Cup success?
The Irish thoroughbred has become a name synonymous with Royal Ascot over the past few years with a record that's the envy of many a trainer, and this year, the target is to equal a record set by one of the greats of racing. Ridden by Frankie Dettori, Stradivarius has won three of the last four Gold Cups and is already second favourite in the Coral Gold Cup markets for a fourth. Four wins at the Gold Cup is a feat that has only been achieved once before by Yeats, a fellow Irish thoroughbred. Although last year wasn't to end with the record-equalling run he was aiming for; he's keen to be back this year as his owner, Bjorn Nielsen, says he can't wait: "He's as enthusiastic as ever, which is quite amazing."
Last year's winner of the Ascot Gold Cup is again in the frame for a win; last year, with veteran jockey Joe Fanning in charge, Subjectivist ran the perfect race, by first maintaining pace with the leading pack going into the final corner before striding majestically to a win, leaving the likes of Stradivarius in his wake, and adding to his win in the Dubai Gold Cup earlier in the year. Fanning wasn't surprised by the success as the four-year-old got on with the job at hand. "I just find he's a horse you don't complicate things with; if there's something in front, let him go," he said.
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Good Earth, released its first-ever limited-edition art prints in 2020, depicting flora and wildlife recovering their due place in nature.
Van Vaibhav is Good Earth's guiding concept. The brand has a profound passion for nature in all of its forms, and preserving the beauty of the forest is at the centre of everything. In keeping with this ethos, there is no better way to commemorate our 26th anniversary than by giving back to the environment.
The Dreamscape art print series celebrates the brand's birthday. Endangered and fragile creatures of wild paradise come alive with attention to their condition in India.
The artwork, titled 'Living on the Edge,' underlines the importance of getting a closer look at these wonderful creatures. While everything appears to be lovely and unconstrained, these endangered species are truly living on the verge of extinction.
The Dreamscape will be printed in 500 limited edition Poster prints, which will be available for purchase the brand's web store. All sales revenues - matched with an equal amount by Good Earth - will go towards the Wildlife Trust of India's aim to conserve and protect vulnerable and endangered species, as part of our ongoing relationship.
Google Earth's Founder Anita Lal spoke about the initiative, "Animals are so vulnerable, and their habitats are ever receding due to the pressure on land." |WikipediaWikipedia
Speaking about the initiative, Good Earth's Founder and Creative Director, Anita Lal, says, "Birthdays are milestones when we count our blessings and look ahead with hope for a better future for all. Animals are so vulnerable, and their habitats are ever receding due to the pressure on land and the many hazards that humankind creates on this planet. The Wildlife Trust of India, among many others, is working tirelessly to stem the decline in the numbers of our vulnerable animals. We want to contribute to this valiant effort in any way we can. Our hope is that the posters help create awareness and sensitise us and the younger generation to think more about ways to live sustainably.
Collaboration with English artist Rebecca Campbell
Rebecca Campbell's special illustrations are featured in the birthday dreamscape, a fitting collaboration given her enthusiasm for nature. The British artist created gorgeous drawings/illustrations of fragile, endangered, and critically endangered species for this exclusive print, which then travelled to our in-house design team's digital paradise.
The Indian one-horned rhinoceros, Asian elephant, Common Leopard, Markhor, Hangul, Himalayan Brown Bear, Whale Shark, Gharial, Indian Cheetah, Indian Pangolin, Asiatic Black Bear, Asian Wild Water Buffalo, Sarus Crane, and Anaimalai Flying Frog are among the species shown in the artwork.
(Keywords: Rebecca Campbell, Good Earth's Founder and Creative Director, Anita Lal, Good Earth)