Jeff Iafrati

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31 Halloween ideas for kids to play, make, eat, and watch

Cheap costumes? Cool pumpkins? Get online inspiration for learning, doing, and having fun — in only a few clicks<p>Halloween is one of our favorite times of year because families can have so much fun together with -- and without -- media. From spooky movies, music, and games to fun crafts, snacks, and …

14 Kid-Friendly Dinner Recipes (That Adults Love, Too)

Glorious are the nights when everyone eats the <i>same</i> dinner with smiles and thank-yous. There are no requests for cereal, and everyone goes back for seconds. From sausage baked ziti to chicken tacos, all of these recipes are major family pleasers at my house.<p>1. Baked Ziti with Sausage<p>Loaded with …

Genius Garage Organization Hacks

We love “life hacks”. There’s just something about finding funny, easy little tricks to make life simpler that makes us feel accomplished in our …

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This AR-Equipped Laser Tag Game Is Light on the AR, But Heavy on the Fun

The pitch was <i>Pokemon Go</i> meets <i>Call of Duty</i>. I couldn’t quite fathom how that would turn into a cool as hell game, but it involved augmented reality, a …

14 apps to play with Dad

<b>(AP)</b><p>Whatever Dad’s into — from sports to science — we have an app he and the kids can play together<p>Jeff Haynes • Christine Elgersma • Frannie Ucciferri • Ingrid Simone<p>June 25, 2017 11:29am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared onCommon Sense Media.<p>Looking for a fun way to share time with Dad? You …

Totally Genius Ways to Customize Your Kitchen Cabinets

Especially if you cook a lot, there's nothing quite so satisfying as a well organized kitchen. Having everything you need easy to find and easy to …

19 Awesome Things For Your Yard That'll Make Your Neighbors Jealous

Be the envy of every nosy neighbor.

13 Chilaquiles Recipes to Make This Cinco de Mayo

If your idea of Cinco de Mayo food is your Taco Tuesdays standbys and a beergarita, it’s time to up your hostess game. Queso dips and quesadillas — as tasty as they are! — are a tad predictable. Instead, inject the spice of life into your fiesta this year with fare your buds won’t find at their …

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18 Underrated TV Shows You Should Be Watching

You'll thank us later.<p>To find out where these shows are available in your region check out JustWatch.

Fix the Ecobee smart thermostat's most annoying feature

A smart thermostat ($93 at Amazon.com) can be a real asset to your home, allowing you to not only manage temperature settings remotely, but also potentially lower your heating and cooling costs.<p>However, the thermostat I installed recently -- the popular Ecobee3 -- suffers from one glaring flaw that …

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20 of the best men's watches under £200

7 Broccoli Recipes Your Family Will Devour

Broccoli doesn’t have to be a boring, bland side dish. When you liven it up with flavor, broccoli can be the star of the meal. From Chinese Vegetable Stir-Fry to Roasted Broccoli with Chipotle Honey Butter, these recipes will have your family <i>begging</i> for more.<p>1. Chinese Vegetable Stir-Fry<p>There is …

Another way to measure retirement readiness: Your 'Power Percentage'

If I were to approach you on the street and ask you how your financial life was going, on what basis would you answer the randomly invasive question?<p>You can spin your wheels for years and then eventually wander around aimlessly, if you use the wrong metric to evaluate your financial standing. It’s …

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How to Measure Your Bra Size

Wearing the wrong bra size can ruin an otherwise flawless outfit. These step-by-step measuring instructions will ensure a perfect fit.<p><b>Are you wearing</b> …

14 Signs You’re in a Healthy Relationship

No, you don’t necessarily need to have everything in common.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Real Simple.</i><p>Nick Hornby once said, “It’s no good …

15 Ways to Play Inside This Winter

As a parent living in the part of the country where winter brings cold temperatures, I find keeping my children occupied and engaged this time of year is truly challenging. Ideally, I'd love to compel my kids to get outside from dawn to dusk, exploring and making up their own adventures, but that …

26 iPhone secrets, shortcuts and hidden features you should know about

10 Habits Of People In The Happiest Relationships

A kiss hello and a kiss goodbye go a long way.<p><i>The HuffPost Lifestyle newsletter will make you happier and healthier, one email at a time. Sign up here.</i><p>Happy relationships don’t happen by accident. It takes two emotionally healthy, loving people who are committed to being the best partners they can …

7 Discount Shopping Hacks To Save Hundreds of Dollars This Christmas

Shopping hacks both you and your wallet can appreciate.<p>What's better than saving money? Saving money with minimal effort. Stick to these simple money-saving hacks that are as effective as they are easy.<p><b>1. Add the Coupons at Checkout extension in your browser.</b><p>If you pathologically Google coupon …

9 travel hacks you'll wish you knew all along

Travel can be tricky. Did you pay too much for that flight? Forget to pack some important items? What happens if your flight is delayed or canceled?<p>As always, knowledge is power. The more you plan, research and prepare, the better off you'll be. With that in mind, I've rounded up these nine tricks …

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A former Wall Street exec is trying to do to real-estate what technology did to stock trading

Jarred Kessler, a 15-year Wall Street veteran and former head of US equities at financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald, came up with his big idea when a friend lost his job.<p>His friend was in a tough spot and thought about putting his house on the market, but didn't want the associated "public …

How to Secure Your Home Before Leaving for the Holidays Photos

It’s an unfortunate truth that the holiday season often brings with it a slew of home break-ins and burglaries. Pricey gifts, package deliveries, and traveler-vacated houses make for a seemingly perfect formula for crimes of opportunity. With the rise of ever-more sophisticated home technology, …

Home Automation

The best gadgets for a smart, connected home | ZDNet

Flic smart buttons<p>Recently launched, Flic is a portable wireless button which can be rigged up to perform different functions based on a single …

7 Subtle Ways to Measure the Strength of Your Relationship

How strong is your relationship? These seven tests could help you gauge your partner's commitment.<p><b>1. The Gaze Test</b><p>Research show that couples in love …

Learn From Your Teenage Daughter What She Wants From You As Her Mother

As mothers we try so hard to relate to our teenage girls only to find we don't feel heard or appreciated. We read all the parenting blogs and sympathize with each other but how do we really know what our daughters want and need? Let's turn the tables around a bit. We often tell our girls what we …

Dad who cries when Bing Bong dies (adult raglan)

Dads cry too you know. So do other real men who live in the real world. I'd actually be weary of any human being who can survive the catastrophic …

7 insightful questions everyone in a healthy relationship should ask

Mastering communication in a relationship is key. Not only does it make every day easier — and every fight easier— it shows a solid understanding of each other and willingness to be frank and open.<p>"Healthy communication in a relationship is important because it is the foundation of any partnership. …

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11 Fun Halloween Projects (Beyond Jack O'Lanterns) You Can Do With Your Kids

Halloween is lots of fun for kids, from decorating a pumpkin to trick-or-treating. But there are plenty of other Halloween projects you can do in …

Cozmo is what happens when AI meets mischievous child

I’ve reviewed a robot or two in my time. I’ve played with many more that I didn’t deem worthy of writing about. Cozmo is, as consumer robots go, easily the best I’ve seen. In fact, even before Anki released its new robot toy, we were smitten.<p>When unpacking Cozmo, it’s easy to be underwhelmed. The …

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