It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Everyone is waiting around for new cup and drink releases from Starbucks. Being a gold card holder since 2013, I can declare myself an expert in the subject. So after countless cups of “research” here is my ranking of the Starbucks holiday drinks:First of all, I am writing this from Indiana so anyone ordering a cold drink in November should be jailed. Since the outside of my body is cold I do not wish the same for my insides.
Every time I walk into Lush my wallet knows there is no chance it will leave unopened. It is one of the few stores I never have enough items from, which is completely acceptable. I budget every few months so that I can spend a reasonable amount of money and if there is a product I see that was not worked into my budget, I wait until the next time. Since they have seasonal releases they are for the most part in stock the whole season.
This week's Writer of The Week is the lovely Rachael Lowe! We're so lucky to have such an optimistic and dedicated person like her on our team! Here's a few things about her you might not know:"I'm majoring in Agricultural Economics with a minor in Communications." "Famous Frank’s Crackhead Grilled Cheese, it's the perfect combo of cheese and pulled pork." "I mainly alternate between coffee and wine, the stronger the better, in both cases."
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 Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
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, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
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".