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10 tech gadgets you need if you live in a small home

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Want to deck out your apartment …

Home Automation

Valentine's Day ideas: 45 gifts for everyone on your list

Are you wondering what your special someone <i>really</i> wants?<p>If so, you're in luck! Today Chassie Post joins Kathie Lee and Hoda to show offer her top gift picks for Valentine's Day this year. From a custom star map to a boyfriend pillow, you are sure to find something for every loved one on your …

Shopping

7 Recipes to Make Using Store Bought Rotisserie Chicken

We all have that one day a <b>week</b> where maybe cooking is not on the agenda so we go to the grocery store and pick up a tasty rotisserie chicken. And hey I'm not judgin cause I do the same thing. However instead of just eating a boring chicken I have come up with 7 Ways You Can Use Up That Chicken to …

Mushroom Is the Millennial Pink for Your Home

Here are 10 unique and gorgeous ways to incorporate the elegant color throughout your house.

5 Do-It-Yourself Remedies For Plantar Fasciitis - Women's Running

Photo: Scott Draper<p><i>*Courtesy of Competitor.com</i><p>Experiencing persistent pain and stiffness in the bottom of the heel or foot? The cause of this either …

Massage Therapy

DIY Air Plant Terrariums

<i>Our DIY blogger is Aimee Santos of Swellmayde, one of the best maker blogs we know.</i><p>Living and working in the hustle and bustle of downtown LA, I love to add plants and flowers to my home. One of my New Year’s resolutions is to create my own floral bouquets and terrariums to bring the outdoors …

Wall & Ceiling Repair Simplified: 11 Clever Tricks

We know these products work-because we use them!<p>Some cracks keep coming back no matter how well you repair them. For those pesky recurring cracks, we …

Home Improvement

30+ Slow Cooker Recipes

<i>Here are 30+ Slow Cooker Recipes to add to your repertoire. My blogger friends have shared fabulous ideas for meaty main dishes, soups and even</i> …

Slow Cooker Whole Chicken

Prepare one spoon dry rub and coat entire chicken with all of the spices.<p>Spread onion slices over the base of your slow cooker. Add the spice rubbed …

15 Ski Resorts Perfect for a Girls’ Getaway

The temperatures have dropped, snow is falling and it’s getting harder and harder to pry yourself away from Netflix. We get it. To get you moving (after a brewery visit with your besties, perhaps?) we’ve pulled together 15 ski resorts that are the perfect spot for your next girls-only long weekend. …

The 10 best sites to search for scholarships

<b>Peterson’s</b><p>Peterson’s is a one-stop scholarship resource — not that we recommend this strategy — with a number of great (and free!) resources. The site boasts $10 billion in scholarship awards and has an impressive collection of articles, test prep resources and more.<p>But it’s not just a stockpile of …

15 Gadgets to Make Your Home Smarter in 2016

Redecorating your home might just be the most fun New Year’s resolution one can make. At Brit + Co, that means more than just a fresh coat of paint. We’re talking Jetsons-level tech gadgets to make your home smarter for 2016. This roundup of smart home gadgets and goodies has it all, from a smart …

Chris Stapleton and Justin Timberlake: Singer dishes on duo's collaboration

“I was less than nervous, I was excited,” Chris Stapleton says of how he felt taking the stage with the Memphis born, multi-hyphenate Justin …

21 Portraits That Gaze Into Your Very Soul

When it comes to portraits, it's hard to argue against the saying, "it's all about the eyes." The so-called windows of the soul can draw you in like few other features have to power to. There's a reason one of (if not the) most popular National Geographic cover ever was Afghan Girl by Steve …

11 Kitchen Storage Spots You Completely Forgot About

10 Cozy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.<p>It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.

20 Places All Americans Should See Before They Die

Consider this your checklist for some of the U.S.'s most epic sites.<p>Consider this your checklist for some of the U.S.'s most epic sites.

9 Healthy (and Tasty) Back-to-School Snack Recipes

As much as I love the laidback energy of July and August, I usually get this giddy vibe when back-to-school season hits. I'm not actually heading back to class. But even for us childless adults, September brings us back to some reality of sorts.<p>Like the beginning of the year, and its accompanying …

15 Things Parents of First-Year College Students Should Never Do

<b>1. Get Carried Away in Hysterics:</b> No one wants to be the freshman of the mom who literally couldn't let go, fell, hit her head, and got carried away in an ambulance. On the other hand, hiding your feelings makes you come off as cold and uncaring. Find a middle ground (a few tears, no sobbing on the …

We Love Pizza So Much That We Turned It Into A Casserole. And It Is AMAZING!

Save<p>If you’ve seen any of our other recipes, there’s a good chance you know how much we love casseroles around here at 12 Tomatoes. We don’t know …

Monstrous 'Toboggan' Water Slide Is Hands-Down The Wildest In The World

Timid souls need not apply.<p>Behold The Toboggan, a four-level mega-experience composed of 11 slides on the edge of a cliff in Palermo, Italy. To ride it, you'll whiz through three levels of slides via small, crystal-clear swimming pools. Then, you'll end with a dunk in the shimmering Gulf of …

5 No-Equipment Back Exercises You Need in Your Life

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Chris Ryan for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Hunching over laptops and smartphones for hours on end does your back no favors. In fact, it's one of the biggest -- and most important -- muscle groups we're guilty of ignoring. And the issue isn't just aesthetics (though a toned back can help you …

The 14 Best Small Beach Towns In America

<i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock.com</i><p>Because we already told you about the country's best beaches, and its best small towns, the next logical step seemed obvious: America's best small beach towns (as in, small towns with beaches; not small beaches with towns). Here are 14 of the country's finest.<p>…

Trust In The Unknown -- No Matter How Uncomfortable It May Feel

“I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them have never happened,” renowned American author Mark Twain once said.<p>It's one thing to think about your future, and another to think about it so much that you fill yourself with worry over something you haven't even experienced …

9 Fun and Delicious Recipes Kids Will Love

Easy and fun recipes kids (and adults) will love.<p><b>Biscuit Doughnuts</b><p>The easiest (and prettiest) doughnut recipe ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Mini Tortillas</b><p>Homemade tortillas kick the store bought kind to the curb. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Mini Chicken and Waffles</b><p>Guaranteed crowd pleaser. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Mocha Milk …

Generation X's Parenting Problem

<i>By Anjali Enjeti</i><p>You remember childhood, don't you?<p>We wore our house keys around our necks like dog tags, walked home from school alone and let ourselves inside while our parents were still at work. We crossed busy intersections during rush hour to purchase bubble gum cigarettes with change from …

3 Chocolate Cake Recipes You Need in Your Life

Learn how to make chocolate cake, the easy, intermediate, and advance ways.<p><i>Welcome to Baking 1-2-3, by associate food editor Claire Saffitz. Each month, she’ll guide you through a three-step baking process. The first recipe is for the beginners out there, the second for intermediate-level bakers,</i> …

Dessert

No-Bake Cream Cheese Peanut Butter Pie with Chocolate Whipped Cream

For the crust: Pulse the pretzels in a food processor until finely ground. In a large bowl, combine the pretzel crumbs, butter and brown sugar. Mix …

Dessert