Like many in the tri-state area, I’ve clocked a few hours staring at my pantry over the past day or two. In the process, one fact has become very apparent: Mine could use some cleaning and organizing. So as soon as the weather improves, I’m heading out to grab these two essentials: A lazy susan, and a small step stool. […]
Whether or not you’re being impacted by Hurricane Sandy this week, take this as reminder to make sure you have an emergency kit and an emergency plan in place with your family. Take a look at what you should have in your stash with our emergency supplies checklist. Then, to make sure your family is truly prepared, pick a low-key […]
If you’re holed up in the house due to Hurricane Sandy, I hope you’re drinking hot chocolate, watching movies, snuggling in bed with the kids—and enjoying the quiet. But as the hours wear on, you and your little ones may start to get restless. So here are three ideas to add a little activity to the day: 1. Have an […]
Want some useful (and unusually upbeat) news to kickstart the weekend? You got it! After studying the eating habits of 80,000 people in Great Britain, researchers from the University of Warwick have found that mental health—not just physical health—is closely linked to your intake of fruit and vegetables. In fact, their study states that mental wellbeing rises with each daily […]
Have no fear nervous cooks, it’s perfectly okay to leave your slow-cooker (a.k.a. Crock-Pot) on during the day when you’re not at home. In fact, it’s about the same as leaving a light bulb on. But, you shouldn’t cook frozen meat in your slow-cooker. Check out our 7 helpful slow-cooker tips to find out why.