Unlocking the Potential: The Power of App-Specific Passwords

Alek DarrConsume, Front Page

NOTE: This article contains referral links Wealthfront. If you don’t already have a Wealthfront account, please consider using my link to give the app a try! When you use my link to sign up, and fund a Cash Account, we’ll both get a 0.50% APY boost for 3 months. If you’re an avid user of personal finance apps, you understand … Read More

Apple Shortcut: Capture/Save Receipt

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NOTE: This article contains referral links to my personal finance app of choice, Monarch Money. Please consider using my link to give the app a try – you’ll get a 30-day trial instead of the standard 7-day trial! If you decide to pay to continue, I’ll get a small credit towards my own Monarch Money subscription. I do my best … Read More

Busy Barnacles: Find places to work remotely near you.

Alek DarrFront Page, Produce

Recently, Abrigo provided all employees with a Wellness Week to recharge after a hectic period of time during Paycheck Protection Program activity. The Wellness Week allowed us to disconnect from work for a week. The company even provided all employees with a stipend to sweeten the deal. During my Wellness Week, I began Google’s UX Design Certificate Course on Coursera … Read More

Widescreen Wallpapers

Alek DarrConsume, Front Page

I’ve got a jumbo monitor that takes my web design workflow to the next level. It’s similar to the 34″ CJ791 Thunderboltᵀᴹ 3 Ultra Wide Screen Curved Monitor by Samsung, but I’m not certain that my model matches exactly. After I got it, I went looking for high resolution wallpapers to take advantage of the screen size. I found a … Read More

Goodberry’s Flavor of the Day Calendar

Alek DarrConsume, Front Page, Produce

In early 2020, I emailed Goodberry’s, a frozen custard business in Raleigh, suggesting an optimization for their Flavor of the Day information. Currently, customers can find the daily flavor on their website or by searching on Google. Additionally, they share updates on social media platforms. My proposal was to create a public calendar that customers could subscribe to, allowing them … Read More