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Quick and Dirty Tips for Life After College
Quick and Dirty Tips for Life After College

Quick & Dirty Tips

Mignon Fogarty

St. Martin's Press

An essential primer for life after college from the experts at Quick and Dirty Tips.

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REPLY ALL...and Other Ways to Tank Your Career
REPLY ALL...and Other Ways to Tank Your Career

Quick & Dirty Tips

Richie Frieman

St. Martin's Press

Millions of people have improved their lives with the help of Richie Frieman, the hilariously insightful writer known as the Modern Manners Guy on...

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  • Meet Mignon Fogarty, aka Grammar Girl

    From 'affects' to 'effects' and from 'less' to 'fewer'... Mignon Fogarty, aka Grammar Girl, sets the record straight on many common grammar gaffes. Here is the story behind her weekly 'Quick and Dirty Tips' podcast, now a popular audio book from Macmillan Audio. Visit http://grammar.qdnow.com for more.

  • Money Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Building Credit from Scratch

    Watch this video to learn how to build a credit score from scratch, from Money Girl Laura D. Adams, author of Money Girl's Smart Moves to Grow Rich. Want a better credit score? Money Girl tells you how to increase your credit score with easy steps. She shares tips about credit cards and how to improve your personal finances.

  • Money Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Closing Credit Cards

    Before you close your credit cards, watch this video with five essential credit card tips, from Laura D. Adams, author of Money Girl's Smart Moves to Grow Rich. Many people believe that closing credit cards will increase their credit score, but this isn't necessarily true. Money Girl gives easy, helpful tips for credit card management, telling you which cards to keep and which to ditch to help you get a better credit score.

  • Which Oils are Best for Cooking? Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

    Watch Monica Reigagel, the Nutrition Diva, show you how to choose the best cooking oil. Learn how to tell the difference between saturated fats, monounsaturated fats, and polyunsaturated fats. Is there such a thing as healthy oil? The Nutrition Diva discusses coconut oil, olive oil and walnut oil and how to use them.

  • Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel Shares Pasta Portion Tips

    Watch this video from Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel, author of Nutrition Diva's Secrets for a Healthy Diet, and learn how to make pasta a healthy meal. The Nutrition Diva demonstrates proper portion size with different varieties of pasta. With healthy pasta portions and vegetables or healthy protein filling up the rest of the plate, pasta doesn't have to be a nutrition no no.

  • Nutrition Diva's Secrets for Healthy Diet

    Watch this video and hear nutritionist Monica Reinagel talk about her book Nutrition Diva's Secrets for a Healthy Diet: What to Eat, What to Avoid, and What to Stop Worrying About. The book is full of diet tips and healthy eating tips, and Nutrition Diva dispels plenty of diet myths along the way. Learn the answers to all of your diet and nutrition questions, with Nutrition Diva's Secrets for a Healthy Diet!

  • Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel on How to Use Kosher Salt

    Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel explains the difference between kosher salt and sea salt, and how (and when) to use kosher salt in your cooking. What is the difference between these two salt types, and which makes the best cooking salt? Learn which salt has less sodium, and how different sodium amounts may or may not help you to reduce sodium.

  • How to Make Spaghetti Squash, with Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

    Watch this video and learn how to prepare spaghetti squash, a delicious low-carb pasta alternative, from Monica Reinagel, author of the book Nutrition Diva's Secrets for a Healthy Diet. Nutrition Diva demonstrates how to cook squash and offers suggestions for making a delicious squash pasta dish.

  • How to Make the Perfect Salad Dressing, with Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

    Watch this video and ditch the bottled gunk! Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel shows you how to dress a salad with style. This homemade dressing recipe is easy to make, tastes great, and won't be too sweet or too salty like so many bottled dressings.

  • How Much Water Do You Need to Drink? Nutrition Diva Monical Reinagel

    Eight glasses? Two Liters? Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel gets to the bottom of the common nutrition myth that you must drink eight glasses of water a day to get hydrated. Staying well hydrated may be easier than you think! The Nutrition Diva shares tips on how to hydrate without constant trips to the water cooler.

  • How to Make Salmon in Parchment, with Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

    Watch Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel show you how to cook fish in parchment paper--a simple, delicious, and healthy technique for preparing fresh fish. This salmon recipe is fancy enough for a dinner party but easy enough to make for one!

  • Nutrition Diva's Quick and Dirty Tips for Shopping at the Farmers Market

    Watch this video to learn healthy shopping tips for your local farmers market, from Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel. Going vegetable shopping, but not sure how pick out a healthy mix of vegetables? Nutrition Diva shares some great vegetable tips that make shopping at the farmers market a breeze.

  • Nutrition Diva's Quick and Dirty Tips for Organic Eating

    Want to buy organic, but find that organic produce is taking a bite out of your wallet? Nutrition Diva talks about organic vs. conventional fruits and vegetables, and argues that the most important things is to be eating plenty of fruits and vegetables. While you should buy organic vegetables and fruits if you can, buy conventional when buying organic is impossible or unaffordable.

  • Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing--Audiobook Excerpt

    Listen to this audiobook excerpt and hear Mignon Fogarty read from her book Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing. Mignon Fogarty, a.k.a. Grammar Girl, is determined to wipe out bad grammar—but she's also determined to make the process as painless as possible. A couple of years ago, she created a weekly podcast to tackle some of the most common mistakes people make while communicating.

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