I live in Los Angeles where it’s 72 and sunny almost every day, and all I have to put up with in return is traffic, the constant fear of earthquakes, and the even more constant fear of being invited to an improv show. But for the rest of you poor souls who have to actually live through a paralyzing onslaught of icy death, here are some unusual ways to keep warm:The World’s Best Travel MugKeep yourself warm with a perpetually hot cup of coffee! Tested.com recently ran a comparison of the
Image by WordRidden via FlickrIt’s been said that the right amount of herbs and spices can make anything taste good. Bland fried potatoes become delicious French fries with just a little salt. Red pepper on plain cheese pizza can really bring out the flavor. Unfortunately, many recipes call for more than just a little salt and pepper, and buying all manner of dried herbs at the supermarket can become a clutter-inducing endeavor. Fresh herbs are obviously better, but the ones you buy at the
Although it’s a buyer’s market in the real estate world today in most parts of the country, prospective home purchasers shouldn’t just assume they’re getting a good deal. Adhering to the following steps will help home buyers minimize the sometimes incredible costs associated with closing on a home.Think AheadThe decision to purchase a home, regardless of whether it’s your first purchase or not, should not be made without a great deal of thought and preparation.
Earth Day comes only once per year (this year it’s April 22), but let’s be realistic: every day should be Earth Day. After all, this is our only available planet (for now).Don’t you think we should keep it habitable for as long as humanly possible?Technology can help–and so can you. With the right gear and few small changes to the way you work and live, you can save money, energy, and quite possibly the Earth. 1. Install a programmable thermostatThis is an oldie but goodie,
It’s time once again for the weekend’s number one blog, but there’s a twist. This is my last official Wacky Product of the Week entry. Pause for tears. All jokes aside, Tiara will be taking over this blog feature and making it her own starting next week.I got a lot of suggestions for this, my final trip through the bizarre world of ridiculous doo-dads. From Pajama Jeans to Farting Old Fart slippers, I was pitched it all. But to close out this crazy ride, I went with something cute,
This week, as temperatures begin to drop and winter creeps ever closer, picnic tables outside of sunny Southern California, are being left to freeze over while we make plans instead to sit in front of fireplaces in relative warmth. But fear not oh lovers of the wooden picnic table. While brave campers everywhere will continue to trek out to remote campsites to carve up freshly caught fish, the rest of us can bring the picnic table motif indoors thanks to the Mini Picnic Table Condiment Holder from