Graduation is such an exciting time, and for many former coeds, it's a chance to try out a new city, pursue dream jobs, and rent an off-campus apartment. It also may mean stocking and maintaining a "real" kitchen . . . at least one that's used for more than steeping ramen noodles and unpacking fast-food bags. We've rounded up 10 kitchen items that are essential to any postcollegiate kitchen (hint, hint, gift givers).
Friday, Nov. 23, marks the date many retailers have been planning for all year: Black Friday. While the day of in-store super savings may not get you a steep discount on everything you need for the holiday season, the day after Thanksgiving certainly provides amazing prices on a select number of enticing products.
That is, of course, if you're one of the first customers through the door, and many people take that status very seriously, lining up hours or even days in advance in order to snag that cheap flat screen TV or video game console. Whether you plan to join them or to take your chances and show up when the store opens its doors, check out our list of major retailers and their store opening times. Happy shopping!
Best Buy: Nov. 23, 12 a.m.
Target: Nov. 23, 12 a.m.
Macy's: Nov. 23, 12 a.m.
Walmart: Nov. 22, 8 p.m.
Kohl's: Nov. 23, 12 a.m.
Toys "R" Us: Nov. 22, 9 p.m.
I've always been amazed by fathers who seem just as comfortable wielding a whisk as they do a lawnmower. Throughout my childhood, by contrast, my mom was queen of the kitchen, while my dad slipped in and out, snagging a taste or a sniff before settling down to enjoy the fruits of her labor. Sure, you might describe him as a gourmand, maybe even a gourmet, but a kitchen god? Sorry, but no.
Dads come in all shapes and sizes and with all kinds of interests, but there's one thing they all have in common: they all eat (and, in many cases, drink). If you're still stewing over what to get your pop on Father's Day, then we've rounded up a slew of gifts that will rev up any dad's inner foodie (even if he still won't touch a whisk).
Packing your lunch in a bento box is an efficient way to create a wholesome meal in a compact package. But if froggy faces and cute bunnies are a bit too kawaii for your office environment, we've rounded up 10 pretty yet grown-up containers that get your lunch from here to there without looking like you're headed for the school bus.
February's coming to a close and Spring is on the horizon. It's time to bust out of the Winter doldrums with some new accents for your home! This weekend, I've rounded up my favorite sale picks to refresh every room in your house without breaking the bank. Click through for a season-changing pick-me-up!
My living room needed an overhaul, so recently we scraped together what we could to purchase two new sofas. They're my dream pieces, but their spare mid-century design screamed for a little adornment, and our investment left little in the way of a budget for throw pillows. Additionally, I forgot to account for the cost of what seemed to be simple decor items (often $100 or more) and the fact that I would need more than one! Fortunately for pillow shoppers on a budget, there's a plush supply of inexpensive options out there in a diversity of design styles. We've rounded up some of our favorites under $50 as well as some easy DIY ideas for sewers and non-sewers alike!
Source: California Home and Design