Next time you’re at the supermarket, go ahead and treat yourself to a bouquet of fresh flowers. It’s no secret that flowers look pretty, but flowers may actually have a positive impact on your emotional well-being.
Cleaning an iron almost seems counter-intuitive. How could that burning hot device that you press against fresh laundry actually get dirty? But as frequent ironers know, the iron’s steam holes have a tendency to get caked up, and the plate itself can become tarnished by mineral deposits (which can stain your clothes). If your iron’s looking a little worse for […]
You may not have a cold or the flu (you lucky, lucky reader), but surely, someone you know does. So why not whip up a batch of homemade chicken soup this weekend, and share it with friends and family who really need it? Our slow-cooker recipe for Chicken and Pasta Soup requires exactly five minutes of hands-on time. Yes, it has […]
Yes, and no. Both a manual and electric toothbrush will do a good job of getting your teeth clean. But an electric toothbrush—with it’s automatic shutoff feature—will help you brush for the recommended amount of time. Studies have shown that people who use manual toothbrushes on average brush their teeth for less than a minute instead of the recommended two […]
There’s nothing easier than throwing ingredients into your slow-cooker and coming home to a tasty meal. But what if you forgot to thaw the chicken?
Vintage and thrift shopping is all about the thrill of the hunt, but it’s rare that an absolutely perfect, wearable-off-the-rack piece turns up. Sleeves and hemlines—two of the elements most affected by fashion’s changing silhouettes—are especially to blame. Here are a few ways to make them modern in minutes: 1. Snip off dated sleeves at the shoulder seam (without cutting […]
Though most people cook dinner—yes, even on busy weeknights—you don’t have to feel guilty about leaving the cooking to someone else. A recent study conducted by Seamless found that, even though ordering delivery or takeout is on the rise, people are trading greasy food for healthier options (last year, customers ordered salads four times more than pizza!).