Chad Eriksen

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This $50 Fitness Tracker Will Bully You Into Better Posture

The world is full of fitness trackers that can count your steps and estimate calories, but today only, we’ve found a deal on a wearable device that …

How to Make Delicious DIY Jerky

"I didn't grow up with jerky," says Pamela Braun, author of <i>Jerky Everything.</i> "But my love for great cuts of meat combined with my near obsession with …

Recipes

How to Automate Your Finances and Save Money, Explained in One Graphic

Personal finance is simple, but it isn’t easy. Our greedy brains try to fight us every step of the way—which is why automating your finances is such …

Saving for College vs. Saving for Retirement: Why the Conventional Wisdom Is Wrong

In this special guest column, a college expert challenges some familiar financial advice for parents.<p>Financial advisers often tell parents that they …

This DIY Monitor Stand and Built-In USB Hub Is Cheap and Easy to Build

One trip to IKEA (and maybe an Amazon order for the USB hub) and this monitor stand can live on your desk, charging your devices, offering easy to …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

25+ Front Door Colors and Ideas for the Prettiest House on the Block

It's the easiest way to add instant curb appeal.<p>Go sunny with a cheery yellow, demure with a dove gray, or bold with a true red. After all, your front door is your home's first impression. Make it a good one.

The Complete Guide to Avoiding (and Removing) Windows Crapware

Windows has a lot going for it, but it's also saddled with one of computing's biggest annoyances: crapware. Here's everything you need to know about …

DIY Wooden Slat Hanging Frame

Love collecting prints but running out of ways to display them? Or have print with an awkward size and having a hard time finding a the right frame …

DIY Project Idea: Simple Shoe Storage for the Entryway

There are two types of shoe racks in the world; those that aim to turn your footwear into an art gallery, and those that try to hide them away …

Art Galleries

Cleverly Fit Storage Inside The Bed Frame To Save Space

Every room has its own style and every room requires a certain type of lighting, flooring and storage. For example, the bedroom needs to feel …

Our Chicken Coop

Well, here’s the chicken coop we’ve been working on. Please take note this is a very long post. I tried to share as many photos (click to enlarge) as …

DIY Chicken Coop

Want a coop tour? Oh, I'm so glad you said yes! I am more than a little stoked about my chicks' new digs.<p>This was a DIY green build through and …

DIY Chicken Coops Even Your Neighbors Will Love ⋆ Handmade Charlotte

The thought alone of a neighbor building a homemade chicken coop in their backyard is enough to make most people cringe. Personally, I love the idea …

Two-Year Lemongrass Update (and How to Tame That Wild Thing)

Actually, make that two and a half years… Back in September 2010, I rooted a bunch of lemongrass stalks (purchased from the produce aisle) and …

Herb Markers

Isthmus Handyman

<b>Playhouse Coop Plans Building Package</b><p><b>I am the designer and builder of the Playhouse Coop. You can build this attractive, portable chicken coop in</b> …

Really Awesome Black Bean Burgers Recipe

These black bean burgers have a complex, satisfying flavor and robustly meaty texture that even devout carnivores will love (seriously, try them with bacon on top). The mixture comes together in just 25 minutes and can be used to make patties for cooking either on the backyard grill or indoors in a …

Crab Masala Fry Recipe

Crab Masala Fry is a fragrant medley of spices and aromatics. Its spicy punch is set off deliciously by the sweet crab meat.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Toasting whole spices and aromatics in oil over low heat helps draw out fat-soluble flavor compounds and triggers complex reactions that improves their …

Copycat Chick-fil-A Sandwich

Main Dishes<p>We absolutely love Chick-fil-A at our house! So you can imagine my excitement when I found this copycat recipe. I kept thinking how …

One-Pot Wonders: Spicy Tomato Sauce With Lentils and Baked Eggs

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>I often get made fun of by friends—or receive comments from readers—that I tend to stick to favorite ingredients: tomatoes, kale, and feta. Well, I'm just going to say that this is because they are delicious and two of them …

30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.

Healthy Eating

banana, nutella and salted pistachio popsicles

Growing up, we made popsicles by pouring orange juice into these molds, letting them freeze and eating them outside so we didn’t sticky up the …

Chicken Dinners: Grilled Chicken and Spinach Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing

Summer is all about grilling and making salads. Combine the two into one big hearty dish and you've got the makings for a terrific main course salad that's perfect for a light but satisfying dinner. Chicken is a great choice to bulk up greens with because it's quick to grill and goes with …

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