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The Temperfect Mug: Coffee and Tea at The Perfect Temp

<b>If you missed our Kickstarter campaign, come on over to our website at http://joeveo.com to find out what we're up to and to order a mug! You can</b> …

Useful Infographic on Picking Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables

If you've ever wandered the produce aisle of your local grocery market, searching for the produce person to tell you which fruits and vegetables are “in season,” do we have something for you. Column Five Media took information from The Center for Urban Education and Sustainable Agriculture to …

31 Ingenious Products That Will Make Parenting So Much Easier

How did our parents even raise us without this stuff?

Rebecca Black Has A New Song And It's Called "Saturday"

AND IT IS EVERYTHING "FRIDAY" WAS AND MORE.

24 Delicious Food Gifts That Will Make Everyone Love You

Should you want to make everyone think you're the best friend/student/cousin/co-worker in the world this holiday season, it's easy (and budget friendly): Give the gift of noms.<p>Photographs by Macey Foronda<p>Labels by Chris Ritter

21 Ways To Keep Santa Real For Your Kids

Because everyone deserves to enjoy the magic as long as possible.

7 Strategies For A Well-Designed Kitchen

<i>Dylan Chappell, Houzz Contributor and Architect</i><p>What’s the most important room in your house? For me it’s the kitchen. I love to eat, cook and spend time with family, and the kitchen is where I can do it all. With today’s busy schedules, mealtimes are often the only times families have to spend with …

Built for Two: Inspiration for Bathrooms with Double Sinks

When you're sharing a bathroom, having two sinks is a nice little luxury — or maybe a necessity, depending on how much your morning schedules …

How To Make Felt Food: Our Mega List of Free Tutorials

Making felt food for kids is very gratifying. With simple and inexpensive materials you can create realistic looking play food that will last for …

10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Child About Food

As parents, we all say things to encourage our kids to eat healthier. Yet, in our modern, food-centric environment, even well-intentioned comments can be translated into negatives that hinder eating.<p>So, here are 10 common "food statements" parents often say to kids, how kids are likely to translate …

31 Things No One Tells You About Becoming A Parent

You're going to need to know this stuff before you take the plunge.

The Only Brownie Recipe You'll Ever Need

It's hard to go wrong with a brownie recipe. When there's chocolate involved with sugar and butter, you almost just can't fail. But if you're looking for the best, most perfect, totally ultimate brownie recipe, then you have to be a little more discerning. You can't be too easily swayed with the …

The Chemistry of Cookies

(YouTube link)<p>Quick, someone call Cookie Monster! Here's a TED-Ed video he'll want to see. Knowing the science behind how cookies bake will help you …

12 Important Things to Know Before You Buy a Sofa

Designers reveal what you must consider before making this major purchase.<p>When it comes to furniture, a sofa is likely to be one of the biggest investments you'll make. Yet, with so many options, it's so easy to go wrong. We spoke with our favorite designers to find out the secrets to making a …

You might be surprised by the origin of these 42 idioms

I’ve always had a soft spot for making up the etymology and history behind certain phrases. Sadly, the rise of Google and its accessibility during …

Animated history of the English language

If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from. …

The 10 Essential Home Measurements You Should Know

These numbers will guide you in virtually any buying decision, from paint to furniture.<p>How much paint do you need? How high do you hang that chandelier? Get your measurements right with this indispensable guide that has all the numbers you'll need.<p><b>1. Dining Room Table</b><p>A 36-inch-wide rectangular …

The Easiest Boeuf Bourguignon Is Made in Your Slow Cooker

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the bacon and cook until the fat has rendered and the bacon is golden and crispy. Remove the pan from …

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

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31 Delicious Things To Cook In October

Roasted vegetables, welcome back to the regular dinner rotation.<p><b>WHAT'S IN SEASON:</b><p>This will vary depending on time of the month and where you live:<p>Apples<p>Beets<p>Blackberries<p>Broccoli<p>Brussels sprouts<p>Cabbage<p>Cauliflower<p>Chicory<p>Cranberries<p>Dates<p>Figs<p>Grapes<p>Leeks<p>Lettuce<p>Okra<p>Oranges<p>Parsnips<p>Pears (late …

How to Buy, Store, and Cook Butternut Squash, in Season in Autumn

From soups and sides to bread pudding and cakes, here are 24 butternut squash you should be making all fall and winter long.<p>Is your sweater on? Check. Have a scarf around your neck? Check. Are your feet bundled up in boots and warm woolen socks? Affirmative. Then allow us to state the obvious: It's …

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