Save Money: Brew Beer! (Part 2)

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When we last checked in, we had left Chris to rack over our beer to the glass carboy for ageing. If we assume a 4 day fermentation cycle, the beer would have been racked over on March 26th. We returned to bottle the beer on April 13th, after approximately 18 days of maturation. Let’s pick up where we left off!   Step 4: Prepare for bottling and bottle conditioning Most home-brewers don’t...

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5 job interview must-haves

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The job interview is a nasty piece of business.  Sure, it’s a necessary step that is required to weed out unsuitable candidates but in the end, it’s generally awkward and uncomfortable for all participants.  Having been on both sides of the table, here are my 5 most important interview tips: Know about the company.  You need to know the ins and outs of the company you’re applying...

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Updates: April 8 – 14

In the fall, my employer offered the flu shot to all employees, free of charge. I declined, as I usually think these things are more media overreaction and paranoia. I say let our bodies defend us as they were designed to! I faced the consequences of these decisions over the past week, as I spent most of it in bed with the flu. I’m finally starting to feel normal again, although it’s meant...

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Complacency is the enemy

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The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines complacency as: self-satisfaction especially when accompanied by unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies. an instance of usually unaware or uninformed self-satisfaction. We all have instances in our lives where we feel like being complacent.  Humans tend to prefer routines and a sense of normalcy.  We like to get up in the morning, have our favourite...

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