The first day of fall is here, but I’m still hanging on to summer. Thankfully, the weather has allowed us a few stolen moments to swim at the lake and enjoy some heat. The kids have been enjoying the amazing new splash pad at Gibson Park. The tomatoes and basil are enjoying the heat too – the garden is brimming with Roma tomato, cherry tomato and yellow taxis! This makes for a tasty appetizer or savoury bread. When using fresh local ingredients, cooking simplifies itself.
It’s the first week of school and all I can think is, “Where did the summer go?”Our little family was scurrying around trying to get ready and finish projects before the crazy fall schedule begins. Likewise, I’ve seen friends sending their kids to their first year of university. Here, our Never Enough Thyme crew said goodbye to three of our team members as they headed off for a higher education. We are thrilled for their success, but they will be missed.
Ever wonder what the LOFT box program is about? Every week we have boxes full of local organic produce delivered to our store for local families and for our team to prepare. Inside the reusable boxes are seasonal items ready to prepare – fresh produce of the week, and many recipes to try. This week we received zucchini, cabbage, transparent apples, fresh greens, onions, tomatoes, garlic and rainbow carrots. You can order other items online as well to add to the box.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".