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Supplement Review: Monster Minis – baby monster! 

   
Watch out Redbull! New Monster Minis are here! With only 70g of Caffeine per can they make a healthier alternative to the regular can. For us Monster junkies that can get enough it’s much better to have your Monster fix with a mini, then to have a full can. 

Same great taste, smaller more manageable size and big lots has them for $9 a case. 


Preppers: Jarring Food for Success and Survival

Let’s face it; nowadays everything is expensive! Especially health food! How can we make the food we eat last longer and how can we store food longer in case of an emergency or civil unrest (for you preppers)? Jarring is the answer! 

What can we jar? Just about anything. I did read an article that you don’t want to jar stuff that has a low acid content such as asparagus. However you can up the acidity by adding vinegar “pickling” the ingredient. A popular ingredient to pickle is Eggs. If you have a couple chickens it’s a no-brainer! Get your daily eggs throw them in a jar and add vinegar and some hot peppers! I will be doing this later this summer and I will add the recipe and pictures here! 

One secret to pickling eggs is to take a clean sterile sewing needle and after you hard boil and peel your eggs poke the hell out of it with the needle. It will give it and easier path for the vinegar to soak in and penetrate the yolk and you won’t have dry yolks in the center. Which by the way is disgusting! If you are like me and you just pop the whole egg in your mouth if the yolk is dry it’s like taking a scoop of protein powder (for you people that don’t eat protein it’s like talking a scoop of nestle quick powder) and putting that dry powder in your mouth. You will gag! By piercing it with a needle you eliminate that problem and have perfect pickled eggs every time! You also eliminate the need to heat up your eggs! 

Ok; so what is the process to jarring food? How can I sanitize my equipment and ensure the safety of my long term food storage? 


Preppers: Couponing for Success and Survival

How do you coupon for success? Well; first off it’s a no brainer! You get coupons! There are a few ways to get coupons. You can get coupons in the Sunday paper. Make sure you look at the papers some papers have different circulars and some have multiple. Some papers cost more while others are cheaper. Don’t buy more than 4 of the same circular unless you are prepared to make multiple purchases. Also; if you go to bjs and self checkout; you can scan each coupon multiple times. Just drop in a different coupon that you won’t use into the slot. 

The key to successful couponing isn’t just getting coupons! You must coordinate the coupons with the in store sales! Look at the store you are going to and see their weekly sales and see if they coordinate with your coupons. For example. You get a shampoo for $2.99 it’s on sale for $1.99 and you have a $1.00 off coupon. Most stores double coupons and now you have $2.00 off a $1.99 item. Guess what? The company now owes you a penny! Multiple that by a bunch of items and you will have a pretty nice gift card to use for your next purchase. 

That in a nutshell is couponing for success! 

What are the best items to coupon for? 

Personal and Cleaning products such as: shampoo, shaving cream, deodorant, toothpaste, detergent (pods), oxyclean, dish soap, dishwasher pods, floor cleaner etc… 

Also disposable razors and toothbrushes are practically free or they pay you to take them out. 

More products: napkins, toilet paper, tissues, paper towels 

Make sure to save some room for your stock pile! And remember these products don’t expire! 

Some other almost free items: vitamins, medicine (aspirin, Advil, aleve) cereal, oatmeal, poptarts, peanut butter etc.. 
It does take a little work and coordination just make sure you are organized! Get envelopes or a binder with sports card pockets and separate your coupons into categories: 

Personal products, food, cleaning products, paper products etc… 

If you shop at multiple stores such as: shoprite, stop and shop, Walgreens, Walmart, BJs etc.. Spilt them into larger envelopes and put your subdivided envelops inside. Or partition off your binder by stores. 

Good luck and feel free to share your conquests and pitfalls here! 

For Easter we had a $500 bill and ended up paying $200! 

Above all: have fun and save money! 


Business: Investments – Silver Bullion 

  

   

 

Silver as a whole is currently down although yesterday as shown above has slightly risen by .026. It’s still majorly down making it a great investment! Silver bars are the best way to go as they are pure. If you are not lucky enough to have old coins that are pure silver, the bars are the way to go as they are compact and easily stacked stored in a safe. 

  

If you look at the price of silver over the past few years, in 2011 it was 35.12 an ounce and it is currently 16.55

That’s a profit of 18.57 an ounce that’s more than double your initial investment! Precious metals unlike stocks can only go up or down! There is no threat of them going out of business and losing your initial investment. The name of the game is buy low and sell high! Well; Silver is at a low! So it’s time to buy! 

Don’t forget to thank me when you double your money! Don’t let it just sit in the bank making .02 cents interest! While the bank uses the money for their own profit! 

Silver will always be Silver and Gold will always be Gold. However; Gold is a little high right now over $1,000 an ounce and if not purchased through a reputable source, may be counterfeit and filled with a tungsten core. Silver is currently the wiser choice. 

If the World as we know it was to end today, and we are left with a post apocalyptic mess! All stocks and bonds would be worthless! The banks would be empty and he who hoarded the Gold and Silver would rule the world! Provided you also have the guns and ammo to protect your hoard! 

Find a strong neighbor let him in on your plan and start prepping for the worst and as a team you should survive! Ps see my prepping posts on bugout bags and other survival tools here on this site! 

A couple new posts coming for you preppers: couponing and jarring food! 


Product Review: Gym Gear – Dr Fuji Cyber Body Slimmer

coming soon!!

Cyber body slimmer? 

  

Is this just another old fashioned belly shaker? 

  

No way! There’s even a setting called crazy! Jump on and hold on! 


Supplement Review: Prosupps – L-LEUCINE MATRIX 250

L-LEUCINE MATRIX 250

ANABOLIC LEUCINE BLEND

 

WHAT IS L-LEUCINE MATRIX 250?

Pro Supps L-LEUCINE MATRIX 250 teams up L-Leucine, with metabolites HMB and HICA, creating one of the most anabolic supplements on the market.* L-Leucine is the only amino acid that can help directly stimulate, and promote capacity for, protein synthesis in muscle cells.* Helping keep your body in an anabolic state is crucial for anyone trying to build lean muscle mass or preserve muscle while cutting fat.* Add a scoop to your Pre, Intra, or Post workout shake.

L-LEUCINE MATRIX 250
OVERALL BENEFITS:

  • Helps stimulate protein synthesis/muscle growth*
  • Promote anabolic environment*
  • Reduce catabolism/muscle breakdown*
  • Support immune system response*

-bodybuilding.com



Restaurant Review: Wok to Walk – NYC 

1

Choose your base

  1. Egg noodlesWith fresh vegetables & egg
  2. Whole-wheat noodlesWith fresh vegetables & egg
  3. Rice noodlesWith fresh vegetables & egg
  4. Udon noodlesWith fresh vegetables & egg
  5. White riceWith fresh vegetables & egg
  6. Whole grain riceWith fresh vegetables & egg
  7. Vegetable dishBroccoli, mushroom, carrot, chinese cabbage, soy bean-sprouts, onion, chive and cabbage (no egg)

    2

    Choose your favorites

    1. Chicken 
    2. Steak 
    3. Pork 
    4. Shrimp 
    5. Tofu 
    6. Shiitake mushrooms 
    7. Button mushrooms 
    8. Bok choy 
    9. Broccoli 
    10. Pepper mix 
    11. Pineapple 
    12. Baby corn 
    13. Bamboo shoots 
    14. Cashews 
    15. Favorite of the month


    3

    Choose your sauce

    1. ShanghaiBlack bean and soybean
    2. Hong KongSweet and sour sauce
    3. BangkokYellow curry and coconut
    4. TokyoTeriyaki, sweet soy sauce
    5. BeijingOyster sauce
    6. Hot AsiaHot sauce
    7. SaigonGarlic and black pepper
    8. BaliPeanut sauce

      Toppings

      1. Peanuts
      2. Fried garlic
      3. Fried onions
      4. Sesame seeds mix
      5. Fresh cilantro


      -Woktowalk.com

      This place rocks! Check it out! I get the vegetable with steak or shrimp, cilantro and Bali (peanut butter) sauce. 

      It’s my favorite place to go! 

         

       I could have sworn I did a review of this company before! My personal pictures have been deleted. I will get more, but you will have to wait 10 weeks. I just started my cut. Time to get jacked! 


Controversy: Will we end up in a Waterworld like a bad Kevin Costner movie?

Hidden paths could be behind Antarctic glacier melt: study

Scientists have discovered two pathways that are likely channelling warm ocean water under a massive Antarctic glacier, which could contribute to rising global sea levels, a study revealed Tuesday.

The 120-kilometre (75 miles) long Totten Glacier, more than 30 kilometres wide, is the largest in East Antarctica and melting more quickly than others in the area.

Research published in the journal Nature Geoscience showed that a trough just under five kilometres wide has formed as a gateway deep underneath the glacier, along with another tunnel.

These could allow warmer sea water to penetrate the glacier base, the researchers said.

“The Totten Glacier is the most rapidly thinning glacier in East Antarctica and this melt has the potential to drive substantial regional ice loss,” Australian Antarctic Division glaciologist Jason Roberts said.

“The study identifies direct pathways for warm ocean water to reach under the glacier; a likely reason for the observed thinning.”

During a voyage to the frozen region during the past southern hemisphere summer, researchers found the waters around Totten Glacier were around 1.5 degrees Celsius warmer than other areas. 

Up until recently the East Antarctica ice sheet was thought to be surrounded by cold waters and therefore very stable and unlikely to change much.

The Australian Antarctic Division said there was enough ice in the Totten Glacier alone to raise global sea levels by at least 3.5 metres, roughly equivalent to the projected contribution of the entire West Antarctic Ice Sheet, if it were to completely collapse.

“While the Totten melt may take many centuries, once change has begun our analysis reveals it would likely be irreversible,” said lead author of the study Jamin Greenbaum, a PhD student at the University of Texas.

The study, which included researchers from Australia, Britain and the United States, used aerial surveys from Australia’s Casey station to detect the deep trenches.

Aircraft equipped with radar, laser and other sensors for determining ice thickness and mapping the bedrock and seafloor bathymetry flew over the glacier over five summers from 2008 to 2013.

The findings from this study present a strong case for using aerial surveys in other parts of Antarctica, including the virtually unknown Antarctic inner continental shelf,” said Australian Antarctic Division programme leader Tas van Ommen.

-France24.com

Will we end up in a Waterworld like a bad Kevin Costner movie? (I actually enjoyed that movie until he was afraid of a weird Dennis Hopper). However; is that our future of the polar caps melt? 

I have a solution! Right now it’s isn’t feasible. However; Billionaires like Richard Branson may be laying the groundwork for our future salvation! Let’s face it, the polar caps melting will not affect us or our children or our children’s children but eventually our ancestors will be in trouble. The solution I foresee is to take the melted water from the caps into space and dump it into the atmosphere of Mars. Maybe that will make Mars inhabitable somehow. 



Louisjbianco.wordpress.com celebrates its 4th Anniversary 

Congratulations! Thank you all for reading and making this blog worthwhile! Please spread the word to all of your family and friends. Let’s blow up the number of hits we get this year!!  

Thank you to everyone who has supported me throughout the years! I appreciate your continued support, your insightful questions and comments and I would love to hear more from all of you, whether it’s nice or bad! Just speak your mind and above all have fun! 

If you have a product or supplement you would like me to review, don’t hesitate to contact me!

Warm regards,

Louis J. Bianco 


The Village Restaurant – Pleasant Valley NY







Awesome awesome awesome! 

Apple cinnamon pancakes, corned beef hash, Belgian waffle with French vanilla ice cream and oatmeal with fresh bananas! Everything was amazing!! 

The prices are pretty cheap!

They even make homemade pies! 



At least for breakfast this place is the best place I have gone to in a long time! 


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