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13 apps that will stop you from wasting time

These 13 apps will make scheduling less painful, help you keep track of what you are spending your time on, and even punish you for checking social media too much. They'll also help you see a big picture of how you spend your time and show you small tweaks that can carve out a few more hours of …

50 Genius Ways to Use Mason Jars

This beloved country staple is good for so much more than canning.<p>This beloved country staple is good for so, so much.

12 Vegan Ice Creams to Scoop If You Just Can’t With Dairy

For vegans and anyone allergic to dairy, non-dairy ice cream has never tasted better. Whether you snag readymade pints from Whole Foods or churn out your own ice-cold confections for your next ice cream social, your inner Dairy Queen will be very happy after just one bite. Take your vegan ice cream …

Grooming Products That Promise a Sweat-Free Summer

A full-body guide to grooming products to keep you cool in the heat.<p>For most of us—runners, roofers, poolside loungers—sweating is great. It cools us. It makes our skin appear healthier. It is an <i>accomplishment</i>—except, well, when it isn't. Like when you're 15 minutes into a date or a presentation …

Skin Care

14 No-Meat Grilling Ideas That Aren’t Just Veggies

Whether you’re 100% vegan and want scrumptious BBQ recipes or you’re an omnivore puzzled at what to serve your non-meat-eating guests, these 15 grilling ideas will turn your summer soiree into a party that all your friends will enjoy. While most vegans and vegetarians will be grateful that you …

14 DIY Vegan Cheeses That Taste Awesome

If you’re newly vegan or allergic to dairy, you may fantasize about eating a giant wheel of brie and feel hopeless that you’ll ever get to taste that wonderful buttery cheese again. Have no fear. You can either buy yourself mountains of awesome vegan cheeses (Really! They don’t taste like plastic!) …

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 …

We Got No Buns, Hon: 30 Non-Burger Grilling Recipes

These 30 grilling recipes have no bun in sight.<p><b>When you think backyard grilling</b>, you likely think hamburgers and hot dogs. And while we can certainly get down with a good burger, sometimes we're looking for something with a little less bread (so we can focus on the grilled stuff). So, we present, …

Cooking

Put Some Zing in Your Spring: 8 Spicy Chicken Dinners

Whether your spice of choice is cayenne, jalapeño or a squirt of Sriracha, these chicken dinners will bring the heat. You can easily adjust the heat to get the kick that you crave.<p><b>1. Grilled Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are …

8 Awesome Salads to Bring to a BBQ

Don't know what to bring to that Memorial Day BBQ? These crowd-pleasing salads have been tested and perfected, and are bound to be the most talked-about dishes at the party.<p><b>1. Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Perfect for a summer BBQ, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead …

Healthy Eating

23 Copycat Recipes for Your Favorite Restaurant and Brand-Name Foods

We totally get that no matter how healthy you’ve been eating, sometimes the craving for Cronuts, Doritos and Animal Style fries just hits hard. But the time has come to kick your dependency on name brand snacks to the curb. You no longer have to wait in egregious lines to get your fast food or food …

The 70-Year Lesson a World War II Vet Learned at Buchenwald

Bill Combs was haunted by a sight 70 years ago that has shaped his outlook on war to this day.<p>The U.S. Army had something they wanted to show him.<p>It was mid-April, 1945. Patton's tanks had just crossed the Rhine a few days earlier and were blazing their way through Germany, only to be stopped short …

10 Dramatic Web Series to Watch When You Finish House of Cards

Step aside, Netflix. You aren’t the only one offering some seriously awesome series to binge watch on a Saturday afternoon. Lately, we have been digging up amazing web series all over the Internet. Our current faves? Drama, drama and more drama. If you’re looking for a new show to watch, look no …

Give Me Some of Your Tots: 15 Recipes to Get Your Tater Tot Fix

Our high school cafeteria days may be a mere memory, but there’s one item on the menu that will stick with us for life: tater tots. Each recipe in this collection of 15 potato puffs improves upon any we enjoyed back in the day. You’ll find a handful of homemade versions, plus totally rad ways to …

Effective Tips for How to Raise a Good Child

Many parents focus attention on their children’s grades and extracurricular activities, such as by making sure kids study, do their homework, and get …

This Kickstarter Gadget Can Cook Rice and Make Yogurt?!

From brown rice to quinoa, we love our grains. But let’s be real, #AintNobodyGotTime to be waiting around for almost an hour to get some rice. In our fast food and productivity-driven society, it’s all about efficiency. And as much as we love rice, we just never seem to have the time to make it. …

Once Upon a Podcast: 11 Storytelling Podcasts We Love

In case your ears need to hear a different tune than what’s playing on Pandora or Spotify, may we turn your attention to a podcast or 11? From comedy to mystery to science, podcasts can surprise us, educate us or make us laugh ’til we cry. If you’re not already fully immersed in this audio world, …

Homemade Kahlua - Great as A Gift and Occasional Treat

<b>So, who’s ready to start talking Christmas?</b><p>Please don’t throw rocks at me.<p>By this point in the year, most stores have already put out Christmas …

Homemade

27 Homemade Candy Recipes for Halloween

Before you go and raid the Halloween candy aisle of your local grocery store, try to go homemade. Yes, seriously. You can make almost any of your Halloween favorites right at home, and you can bet they’ll be healthier and tastier. You may even save a few bucks. Try them and let us know what you …

13 Recipes to Relive Oktoberfest

Alright, so Oktoberfest may officialy have come and gone, but since it’s called Oktoberfest, we condone celebrating it all month long. We mean, really, can you ever have too much beer, pretzels and ‘kraut in your system? We think not, so keep that oompah band playing as we head into the kitchen and …

5 Ways to Make a Hot Halloween Mask

Ever been the host of a Halloween party and had people show up in PLAIN CLOTHES? Unacceptable. You demanded everyone wear a costume on your invitation, telling them they’d be turned away at the door if they didn’t at least have a smattering of fake blood on their shirt. Yet they show up in their …

3D Printing + Cork = Glasses Made Just for YOU

If you’re a glasses-wearer (of the optical or sun variety), you know that no matter how stylish, high-quality or trendy your frames are, sometimes they start to droop down your nose leaving you peering down through them like an old lady. And sometimes they just don’t fit quite right.<p>The solution is …

Commission One-of-a-Kind Wall Decals With ArtCling

As with any kind of art we put in our homes, we want it to feel unique and totally <i>us</i>. ArtCling is a new branch of ArtCorgi that’s delivering custom, made-to-order works of art from your own personal photo collection, but that’s not even the coolest part of their concept. If you want to commission …

Flourless Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

<i>Only 7 simple ingredients in these soft & chewy flourless peanut butter oatmeal cookies.</i><p>Today’s post is coming to you a little late in the day. Total …

Printable Superhero Masks

Shares 0<p>Make printable superhero masks for pennies with cardstock! It takes only a few minutes to print, cut and tie ribbon for this super easy craft.<p>…

Superheroes

Slow Cooker Party Mix Recipe

Ingredients (8)<p>2 cups oyster crackers<br>• 3 cups rice cereal squares<br>• 3 cups cheese cracker squares<br>• 2 cups salted almonds<br>• 2 tablespoons soy sauce<br>• 1/2 teaspoon …

17 Popcorn Recipes That Are Poppin’ With Flava

When it comes to our favorite time of day, snack time is certainly a solid contender. Tipping the scales in its favor are these 17 terrific popcorn recipes that practically explode with flavor. Whether you enjoy a handful of kernels between meals or as a nibble during your next movie night, we …