Just ask anyone and they’ll agree - One of the best and worst things about summer is the smell of BBQ. It’s the best if the scent is coming from your BBQ, and the worst if it’s heading over the fence from your neighbours house and you don’t have an invitation to dinner.
There’s just something about BBQ that makes everyone want to don a fancy apron, grab their extra large spatula, and place him or herself in front of an outdoor grill. But this summer, there is one best BBQ accessory you’ll want to bring along into the backyard you might not have thought of before – Your smartphone.
Every kitchen needs some fun appliances. Here are five products that add a dash of excitement to everyday meals or help you when you’re entertaining. They'll also save help you get healthy, save money and reduce waste.
Maybe you’re the bride or groom, and you’ve finally found the time to sit down and really think about your gift registry. Or, you’re looking for a few wedding gift ideas for the many weddings you’ll be attending this summer, and you have no idea where to start. Whatever your reason or whomever you are, finding the best wedding gifts are a piece of cake when you spend some time checking out the appliance aisle.
Today’s appliances aren’t anything like your mother’s handy crockpot either (although those are great to have too). Because so many people move in together before the wedding, newlyweds want to move on to bigger and better home appliance options than the usual starter kit of pots and pans. And with so many choices out there, the perfect wedding gift to start their newlywed life off in the right direction is simple to choose.
When I was a kid, there was only one outdoor toy that I really wanted, and I wanted it more than a pile of Barbies, more than Hot Wheels, and yes, I’m dating myself, more than the Atari and Intellivision video games I eventually settled for. Actually, to me, it wasn’t really a toy at all - It was a rip, roaring high-powered kiddie car that I could charge up and take off with on the road to anywhere. If you wanted one too, you probably know I’m talking about Power Wheels.
So once I had kids, I did what any parent would do. I went out when my first was a toddler and picked up a Power Wheels. Was it worth the wait? Oh yeah.
When it comes to sleek, stylish kitchen appliances you covet for your kitchen, there’s nothing quite like Breville. This Mother’s Day Best Buy is giving one lucky person the chance to grace their countertops with a Breville prize pack that’s seriously envy worthy.
I’ll admit, it took a long time for me to jump on the craft projects bandwagon. When the huge craft craze was full steam ahead and people everywhere were scrapbooking, heating up their glue guns, and painting terra cotta pots, I was blissfully unaware of anything and everything to do with craft activities.
But when easy crafts apps began to pop up on my ‘suggested apps’ lists, I had to take a second look. Maybe it was images of rustic signs created from barn wood, maybe it was the Modge Podge (which I still consider to be one of the funniest names ever for something that’s just so handy), but once I looked I was hooked. On crafts that is.
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Out of all the holidays, Mother’s Day is truly one of the most special. After all, when else do you get the opportunity to show your love, respect and just say thank you for everything your Mom does for you?
This Mother's Day, we'll make it easy for you to show your love with some great gift choices that are as unique as she is:
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Blood pressure is an important indication of your health. High blood pressure makes the heart work too hard and the walls of the arteries hard, which increases the risk for heart disease and stroke. Doctors can help you determine whether you are in risk of high blood pressure. A home monitor can also help you track your blood pressure.
When you’re talking about the iRobot lineup, it’s pretty hard not to start off with glowing statements like “I love it” and “I want one”, but that’s exactly what I’d like to do. Because after trying out the iRobot Roomba 660 Vacuum Cleaning Robot and the iRobot Scooba 390 Floor Washing Robot, my entire perspective on cleaning has changed, and yours will too.
When it comes to protein, it’s easy to get a little lost when you're first starting to research it. After all, the two different types of protein, animal and vegetable, break down into various other categories. Animal proteins for example, include milk protein derivatives such as casein, whey, goat’s milk, and egg white protein. Vegetable proteins come from sources like rice, pea, hemp, and soy.
When I was in school, all the cool kids had built in soda fountains in their rec rooms. We’d all go over after school and mix, match, and drink different flavors until we were sick, and it’s probably fair to say that this was the beginning of my love affair with diet cola.
Spring has officially sprung, which can only mean one thing – patio season is right around the corner! I’m getting visions of cheese platters and wine right now … sigh. However, you may find that your patio furniture has taken a bit of a beating over the past few months due to cold winds, piles of snow, and gallons of rainfall. No fear, here are some cleaning and maintenance tips that will help you spruce up your existing furniture, and ensure you get the most out of them for years to come.
Wouldn’t it be amazing if we all had outdoor space the size of an English garden? Imagine the flowers, the extra living area, and the outdoor decorating you could do. Unfortunately most of our homes aren’t the size of English manors, and our outdoor living space amounts to a small deck or balcony in the middle of the city.
But there’s no reason why you can’t capture all of the beauty of the great outdoors and place it right on your very own deck. Here are a few great patio ideas to create an outdoor paradise on your balcony.
Arthritis is actually a term to describe a number of different conditions. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis currently diagnosed ranging from the relatively mild forms of tendinitis to crippling rheumatoid arthritis.
This is not just a disease of the old either. Children and young adults can be affected. In fact, according to Arthritis Society nearly three out of every five people with arthritis are under the age of 65. Fortunately there a number of safe and effective natural remedies on the market that can offer relief from the pain of arthritis.
The recently announced Sony BDP-S3100 BluRay player has been touted as a step forward in a comprehensive entertainment peripheral, and why not? With more capabilities than a regular BluRay player, including more than 30 different streaming video options available, is this the kind of package you might want for your Living Room, especially when it comes in around the cost of your standard BluRay player? Check out Plug-In's review of the Sony BDP-S3100.
For the most part, every major holiday elicits a certain association. Valentine’s Day? Red roses and chocolates. Christmas? Turkey, stockings, eggnog, and the obligatory tacky sweater. Thanksgiving? Pilgrims, cornucopias, and, well, more turkey. When it comes to Easter, the most prevalent associations tend to be bunnies, pastels, and oh-so-glorious sweets! And since Easter is just around the corner, it is imperative that the bakers among us are equipped with the essentials to produce mouth watering (completely calorie free, of course ) goodies for our friends and family.
Spring has sprung, and Easter is right around the corner. At my house, Easter is almost as big of a deal as Christmas, with the Easter bunny visiting our yard and hiding eggs everywhere. But besides eggs at Easter, it’s also a time for entertaining, with friends and family heading over for a day of treats and a big meal after.
If you want to get a jump on your Easter plans, here’s a few ways to prep your kitchen and entertain the family this Easter 2013:
Even though you may still be feeling sluggish because of the time change, you can’t argue with the fact that it feels like spring is in the air. And when spring is right around the corner, thoughts of home decorating, bright colours, and birds singing tend to fill my head.
So even if the day is rainy, you can start getting ready to bring spring into your home decorating right now. Here’s how:
It is a period of LEGO War. Rebel spaceships, coming from LEGO Headquarters had arrived at Best Buy and have won their first victory and appear now in the Expanded Selection. During the battle, many different varieties of LEGO Star Wars have emerged ready for you to bring home.
Come take a look at the growing selection of Star Wars LEGO at BestBuy.ca, including an unboxing of the new AT-RT model.
LEGO's newest product line, Legends of Chima has landed at Best Buy, and having recently expanded the assortment of one of the world's most beloved toy lines, Best Buy now carries a big assortment of the line - from rip cord speedors to full vehicle sets. Legends of Chima is primed to be one of the big lines for LEGO in 2013. Come check it out!
The UFC Live fight of the year is only 9 days away. If you haven’t started getting ready yet, you better get moving, because part of the fun of watching a UFC live stream is psyching yourself up for the big event.
Looking for ideas to build the excitement with your friends? Read on for some great ways to show off your fighting spirit and get ready to stream UFC Live for the fight between St-Pierre and Diaz on March 16th.
It’s March, and you know what that means? March is Nutrition Awareness Month, and it’s time to brush up on healthy eating diets and implement a healthy eating plan for yourself and your entire family.
Nutrition education and eating healthy can seem overwhelming if you attack it all at once, but if you make small changes to your diet, you’ll start to see results in no time. Here are some quick and easy steps that will let you take advantage of Nutrition Awareness Month:
Who hasn’t been in a situation where you need power but your battery has run dry? If you’re on an adventure hike and need to recharge your smartphone for GPS or you’re sitting in the dark at home during the third power outage of the week and just want to get things done, the idea of harnessing the power of the sun using solar kits will probably look pretty good.
That’s why Goal Zero products are so amazing. Whether you need a solar power home or solar kits for the open road, Goal Zero gives you the convenience of power anywhere and the freedom to recharge when conventional outlets aren’t available.
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