Matthew Pitts

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The Tax Deduction You Can't Afford to Miss | Investopedia

After 14 years of experience reviewing tax returns, I have seen five clients in a row miss the general sales tax deduction on line 5b of their …

Retirement

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Recipes

Our Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes of 2017

There are few things the almighty Crock-Pot can't tackle, but above all else it makes getting dinner on the table a whole lot more manageable on busy …

11 Super Easy Weeknight Meals To Get You Through The Holidays

During the busy holiday season, getting weeknight dinners on the table can feel like a chore. Whether you’re planning your holiday travels, baking for a cookie swap, or wrapping presents, dinner might seem like the least important thing on your to-do list. But the family still needs to eat! From …

Cooking

The Clean Water Rule: A Q&A with the EPA

On May 27, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers issued the Clean Water Rule, which is meant to clearly define …

How to Make Spring Clamps Out of Plastic Pipe

Anyone who spends much time in a workshop building things with cardboard, plastic, wood, and other materials quickly comes to appreciate having clamps around. Lots of clamps. Never enough clamps. C-clamps, spring clamps, bar clamps, vises and vise grips — they’re all life savers.<p>In situations where …

Woodworking

25 Summer Essential Recipes You Should Master

Summer foods shouldn't be complicated—they don't need to be when so much is in season—it should just be good. We've gathered up 25 classic recipes to take you from Memorial Day to Labor Day.<p><b>Summer, man. It's back.</b> And with it comes long, warm days and nights that should be spent next to the grill, …

Cooking

This Week in Recipes

• Savory Bacon-Cheddar Pancakes With Corn and Jalapeño<br>• Farinata (Italian Chickpea Pancake)<br>• Chorizo and Halloumi Pancakes With Fried Eggs<br>• Testaroli (Tuscan Pancake Pasta) With Pesto

Food

10 Mouth-Watering Recipes to Kick Off Grilling Season

Fire up the grill this weekend and impress your friends with these crowd-pleasing, easy recipes. They're sure to become your go-to favorites of the summer!<p><b>1. Juicy Steakhouse Burgers</b><p>These burgers are tender, juicy and full of flavor -- just like the ones served at your favorite steakhouse. <b>GET THE</b> …

Cooking

5 Decadent Desserts You Can Hold in Your Hand

Skip the plates and silverware -- these rich, sweet treats are perfect for a casual party.<p><b>1. Red Velvet Cupcakes</b><p>Who can resist a red velvet cupcake? These have a subtle chocolate flavor, deep mahogany color and lavish swirl of tangy cream cheese frosting on top. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chocolate Peanut</b> …

5 Woodworking YouTube Channels You Should Subscribe To Today

Woodworking is a highly visual craft. There’s just something photogenic about lumber getting cut to size, dry-fit, glued or tacked together, and …

Blue Freedom Hydropower Plant

A small generator that creates power from running water using a microturbine. The electricity is stored in a 5,000mAh power bank, which has two USB …

Hydroelectric Power

A Meat Smoking Manifesto From the Best BBQ Joint in Austin

When it comes to waiting in line for food, there aren’t many places we feel are worth it. Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, however, is absolutely …

BBQ

Hate Crunches? 6 Better Core Exercises for Beginners

Shares 50.3K<p>Photo: Pond5<p>So maybe you aren’t in good enough shape to get down and give us 50 crunches. But we know you’re not looking to ignore your …

Workouts

30 Coolest DIY Projects that You’ve Never Heard of – Page 4

16 Cassette Tape Wallet<p>16. Cassette Tape Wallet: Make a Cassette Tape Wallet with this complete photo tutorial from Rain Blanken, your DIY Fashion …

Cute

Mobile gaming’s big break — mirroring to PCs and TVs

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Mobizen.</i><p>As the gaming industry has evolved, it’s taken several unique paths, all with different hardware technologies. Consoles, PCs, dedicated mobile gaming systems, and now even our phones, which are becoming one of the most popular options to play on. In fact, …

Easy DIY Woven Footstool

Every living room needs a little comfort, and one of the easiest ways to bring in a little cozy is to make sure you have a spot to put your feet up! …

Living Rooms

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

32 Essential And Inexpensive Tools Everyone Should Own

Be your own handyman.

Fibonacci Gauge

In Issue 173 November 2006 Wood Magazine Fibonacci Gauge. I have been building several small projects mainly boxes. There is nothing more frustrating …

Woodworking

Nano Drone

If you're a fan of all things remote controlled, or are just fascinated with drone culture and the growing interest surrounding it, the Nano Drone …

Grounds & Hounds Coffee

Spending extra money on organic fair trade coffee isn't a bad thing. When some of that money goes to help animals in need, it's even better. Grounds …

Coffee

BeeWi takes on Belkin's WeMo with its new home automation platform

Not surprisingly, the Internet of Things is making a big splash here at CES 2015. As part of that push, BeeWi, a company better known for making various wireless products, is showing off its home automation platform. The BeeWi platform has been available in Europe, Canada and parts of South America …

Home Automation

DIY Super Accessory For Your Dremel

Little jobs require little tools and you can’t get much more littler than a Dremel. For his tiny tasks, [sdudley] has built a Dremel-powered base …

13 Holiday Gifts That'll Delight Your Favorite Science Nerd

Yes, there are only 12 days in the song. But 13 is such a nice (prime!) number, and some of your friends might already have a stock of hilarious …

Top Tech Gifts for $100 or Less - Consumer Reports News

1. Polk Audio Nue Era ($100)<p>These iPhone-friendly, in-ear headphones produce very good sound at a nice price. They have a sound-isolating design that …