It often seems like some form of magic happens in the kitchen: If you shake heavy cream in a jar, it soon becomes butter; if you roast vegetables or citrus, their flavor becomes so much more robust. One simpleRead More
There are few pleasures in life as good as tumbling into a bed with soft, freshly laundered sheets. And usually, the better the sheet quality the more expensive they were -- which is why it makes sense to take care of them and protect your investment. We found these tips over atRead More
In response to many consumers trying to avoid overly processed food, General Mills has announced that it will remove all of the artificial colors and flavors from its cereals by the end of 2017. The company makes Trix, Lucky Charms, Cheerios and Chex, among others. The companyRead More
Summer skin has traditionally meant glowing, sun-kissed skin, but we're smarter now and know that "sun-kissed" really should be from a bottle. Self-tanners have gotten so good at giving us realistic (and harmless!) seasonal color that they're better than the real thing. The onlyRead More
It’s summer, the kids are off, the days are long and the afternoons are lazy … why not have a picnic? From the Portland Picnic Society, a group dedicated to the idea of perfect picnics, here are the top 10 tools and tips you need to make your own come off without a hitch: BlanketRead More
We spotted this idea on Pinterest, which kindly reminded us that Father's Day is this weekend. Taken from a blog called Can't Stop Making Things, the idea is clever, thoughtful, and best of all, easy to do. It's an "all-expense-paid weekend for Dad," and involves gift cards forRead More
Adding an egg to your salad may make it healthier.
Eating salad to add more vegetables to your diet? Adding an egg to it may be a delicious and easy way to make it healthier, a new study from Purdue University concludes. Not only does the egg provide additional protein, it helps eaters absorb more nutrients from the rawRead More