How often do you leave your mobile phone at home when you go out? My guess is never. Though you might become preoccupied with all the things you need to do and accidentally forget it, chances are you’d return to pick it up. Since your cell phone is such an extension of yourself, why not give it an outfit? Let’s look at some fashionable cases for the iPhone and Android.
Most people I know enjoy–and perhaps even need–a cup of coffee in the morning to get their day started on the right foot. I’m one of those people. In fact, after I’ve showered and dressed and otherwise prepped myself for the day, the next item on my agenda is to secure some caffeine. But is first thing in the morning the best time for a cup of coffee? Research says: “not so much.”
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Moving away to University can be nerve racking, and having to move into a new, bare space that you’re not used to can make it even worse. Make this space feel as comfortable as possible by filling it with stylish, inviting pieces that will make you feel at home.
No matter the time of day, a delicious hot latte or cold coffee can be the perfect pick-me-up to turn your day around. In a kitchen with limited counter space, however, sometimes you have to pick between a good 'ol space-efficient drip coffee maker and an espresso maker.
Whether you’re moving to campus for the first time, or are returning in the fall after a few months of summer fun, there are a number of essentials you will need to bring with you. Obviously clothing and electronics top the list, but another item that should be on your list is a decent vacuum.
Summer harvest is in full swing and we have been loving it at my house. Fresh fruits and veggies right from the garden and Farmer's Markets are one of the best things about summer. Read on for my top 10 tips on freezing your harvest to get you through the year.
As a freelance writer, it's not often that you get asked to do a post that is right in your wheelhouse. But when this one came up, I could not have been more excited. The concept may seem a little bit silly to some (toasters at dinnertime? Heathens!) but I live, breathe, and survive with the help of my trusty toaster from Monday to Friday!
When you’re a student living away from home for the first time, it can be difficult to eat regular, nutritious meals. That’s why a slow cooker is an absolute must-have for any student living on or off campus. Here are five ways this handy appliance can make student life better.
I know it feels like summer just started, but it's already time to start planning what you'll be needing for a new school year come September. One way to make student life better is to be prepared for how you will be feeding yourself throughout your school year. An instant pot is an amazing appliance that will make cooking easy and convenient, and it will ensure you're getting a healthy well balanced meal too.
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Feelin’ hot, hot, hot? It’s summer, so embrace the heat. If you live in the East, you know you have to because winter isn't fun. But you guys on the West Coast, with your scaled-down version of “winter,” should also appreciate the warmer weather.
Adding style to the rooms in your home is easy, and you can add a touch of colour or a come up with a new look in as little as a few hours. Here are some tips for adding style to every room in your home.
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When life gives you lemons, make Beyoncé … I mean lemonade! But thanks to her recent album cover, when you think of this drink, the pop star comes to mind. She's actually made it sexy again, which is why I am listing the ten best lemonade recipes for you to enjoy this summer.
If you've ever taken a photo of your food and waited for the likes to roll in, you know what I mean when I say some dishes are just "Instagram-worthy." Here are three you can try this weekend, and don't forget to share them with your followers.
I love to bake, and have since my high school Home Economics teacher introduced me to scones many moons ago. However, I absolutely hate blending with a handheld mixer. I find it annoying, messy, and strangely painful. Needless to say, I’ve been coveting a KitchenAid Stand Mixer for as long as I can remember, but have never taken the plunge to add one to my arsenal of kitchen appliances. So, as you can imagine, I was beyond excited to take the newly released KitchenAid Artisan Mini for a test drive …
I was pretty excited to find raspberries on my property, and after I picked two full buckets, I was on the hunt for what to do with them. Luckily I have a party planned for my son this weekend, so I dug up some kid-friendly raspberry recipes you should definitely try.
When Pinterest came out, I was fascinated by the beautiful recipes. However, while their dishes are pretty to look at, there is no way I could replicate them without food styling. That’s why I’ve almost abandoned Pinterest and have started using apps again: following one cooking influencer is much simpler than doing a random Google/Pinterest search. Here are two free apps to turn you into a culinary pro.
If you've ever peeked through the peephole on your front door and wondered who was ringing your doorbell and what they wanted, you need to take a look at my video and review of the August Doorbell Camera. It's easy to install, and when someone rings your doorbell, it will alert you and you can communicate with them via your phone from wherever you are.
What's the first thing that pops into your mind when you hear the words "humidity drawer"? If you're like me, the answer might be, "Oh, that's what those things are called!" Humidity drawers, or crispers (because they keep your produce nice and crisp!) are the the drawers at the bottom of your fridge. They're a nice place to store miscellaneous produce for most of us, but if used correctly, they can extend the life of your produce and keep everything in tip-top shape for as long as possible.
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If you've recently been pondering the possible acquisition of a brand new computer, perhaps you've already considered your needs and determined exactly what type of system best suits your lifestyle. For the rest of us, today's blog attempts to help answer the question. If this sounds like you, join me inside for a detailed look at 3 computing categories & what you need to consider to make a happy decision.
With Father's Day well on its way, today we consider a few great gifts to encourage Dad to get the family together more often. If you'd like to give Dad a few good excuses for having more family gatherings, then click the link and let's get started.
If you've already run through your favourite backyard BBQ steak, burger, and hot dog recipes, it's time to spice things up a bit. Fresh seafood is amazing on the grill, and I've got 3 great recipes you can try this weekend.
There are many different types of beards a man may choose to grow, but one thing they all have in common is the need for a certain amount of care and maintenance. Even if you just want to grow a wild mess of facial hair with no particular style, there are certain things you need to do to keep it (and your skin) as healthy as possible. Today we examine a few of these steps. Click through to take a look.
Our refrigerators are where we keep all our perishable food, so it makes sense that they should be kept clean and tidy so food stays fresh and free of bacteria. But do you know how you should clean your fridge and how often? If not, don’t worry, because that’s exactly what I’m here to tell you.
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