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5 Surprising Facts about Father’s Day

This is a guest post written by one of our Bees, Stephanie Modkins For a while, dads, unlike moms, did not get global fanfare. So, get yours a gift so he can enjoy this special 24-hour period. And get ready for these five surprising facts that you can share with your friends and family. No. 1: A Woman Fought for …

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Mystery Shopping: What It Is and How You Can Make Money from It

This is a guest post from one of our Bees, Dale Calaway.   Mystery shopping has been around since the late 1990s. But many people are not sure what is behind the mystery of mystery shopping. In this blog, one of our Bees, Dale Calaway, uncovers the secrets behind mystery shopping to help you decide if it is right for you.  What is Mystery Shopping?   Mystery shopping, also known as …

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Five Things Every Mom Should Know Before Giving Birth

This is a guest post written by one of our Bees, Brenda Astins Are you pregnant? Congrats! Excited? That’s great! Nervous? That’s okay too! Becoming a mom is the biggest change you’ll ever make to your life. And if you’re becoming a mom for the second time around—yep, you guessed it—make that the second biggest change. But don’t worry, I’ve …

Will Coffee Ever Rule the World?

This is a guest post written by one of our Bees, Therese McAdam. The first known coffee substance was brewed in Sufi shrines in Yemen in the 15th century. Since then, coffee has been the drink of choice for the motivated. Now, whether you are looking for your morning jump, or simply 275 points in your next Mobee Morning Joe …

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5 Fun Facts about Valentine’s Day

This is a guest post written by one of our Bees, Stephanie Modkins Love is in the air. And by now, you’re either thinking of or purchasing a special treat for a loved one. Why? Celebrating Valentine’s Day is as American as apple pie. Yet, most people don’t know much about the origins of this 24 hour period. So, here …

Christmas Foods

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Christmas Foods From Around the World

This is a guest post written by one of our Bees, Stephanie Modkins In America, food is a big part of Christmas. During this holiday, celebrators kick their cooking skills up a notch by producing special dishes. They are ones full of fat, sugar, and spices.  We can’t wait to eat grandma’s delicious red velvet cake or glazed ham. This …

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Why Do We Eat Turkey on Thanksgiving Day?

This is a guest post written by one of our Bees, Stephanie Modkins Despite our differences, Americans have a lot in common. One thing we have in common is what we eat on Thanksgiving Day. Regardless of race, religion, or gender, most of us consume turkey. This bird is so popular that 77 percent of its sales occur in November. …

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4 Reasons That Mystery Shopping is Awesome

This is a guest post written by one of our Bees, Courtney Woodruff Companies use mystery shoppers to better understand shoppers’ experiences with their product/service. For a brand like Colgate, they may want to see what their toothbrush displays look like in Walmart. While Walmart might want to see which toothpaste brand their store associates recommend.  For the shoppers themselves, …

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5 Options to Manage Holiday Depression

This is a guest post written by one of our Bees, Stephanie Modkins Some of us experience depression during the holidays. The National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) states that sixty-four percent of mental health sufferers feel more depressed during the holiday season. The causes vary, but common ones include a lack of income and social isolation. So, if you …

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Improve Your Mobee Missions in 5 Seconds

This is a guest post written by one of our Bees, Stephanie Modkins Got 5 seconds? Yes, of course you do! Take this time to improve your Mobee work product. Mystery shopping is like any job. It takes effort and, at times, mini-tweaks that make a big difference. Clean Your Camera Lens Common sense. Right? But, in the past, I …