8 Things People Forget to Add to Their Wedding Registry

Whether you’re planning to attend friends’ events or have your own, you’re probably thinking a lot about the best wedding gifts. To help you put together your registry, we’ve compiled a list of things couples really appreciate receiving, but forget to add to their list!

1. Coffee Maker/Espresso Machine

A cup of coffee in the morning is the perfect way to start the day, and it’s a staple to offer guests who come to visit. Every home needs at least a basic coffee maker, and if you want to get a bit fancier, Keurigs and espresso machines are great additions.

2. Lawnmower

This is one of those things people often regret not including in their registry. If you have a … Read more...

Easy Appliance Cleaning!

While you’re cleaning everything this holiday season, don’t neglect your appliances! It’s sometimes easy to forget these things need to be cleaned periodically in order to continue to function optimally and keep the air in your home fresh. While this is important, not everyone has time to deep clean every item in their house. So here are some quick, easy ways to get your appliances sparkling without losing the whole day.

Dishwasher

Wipe down the sides with an all-purpose cleaner or white vinegar. Then remove the bottom rack, and pour a cup of vinegar on the bottom of the machine. If you’re feeling frisky, sprinkle a 1/4 cup of baking soda on there.

Oven

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Easy Slow Cooker Recipes

Slow cookers are valuable appliances because there’s so much you can do with them, and they’re so easy to use! To give you an idea of their diversity, here are three different recipes you can make that require very little work.

Spaghetti Squash

By andreakrieger on allrecipes.com

Ingredients

1 whole spaghetti squash, washed

1 1/2 cups water

Directions

Prick the outside of the squash 10 to 15 times. Place in a slow cooker crock, and pour in water. Cook on low for 4 to 6 hours. Remove squash and leave to cool for 15 to 30 minutes. Halve it lengthwise, then scoop out the seeds and discard them. Shred the flesh from the skin with a fork to make strands.… Read more...

Fun and Gorgeous Ways to Personalize Your KitchenAid Mixer

KitchenAid mixers are pretty attractive already. They come in a variety of colors, and they look great on a counter. But KitchenAid fans have discovered ways to make them even more fun, and we want to share with you some of the creative ways people are transforming their mixers. Decals alone go a long way!

These keep it cute and classy.

By iinky on Etsy

Love a bit of Disney in the kitchen.

By GulfCoastVinyls on Etsy

How cute are these pig decals?

By InGoodCompanyLtd on Etsy

Love it when our appliances represent our fandoms.

VickiesVinyl on Etsy

This is my personal favorite:

By RoarkiesGifts on Etsy

Some decals are chic and beautiful.

By MKBMplayground on Etsy

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Fall Playlist 2016

There are a lot of things that feel like fall to us: pumpkins, apples, leaves, cinnamon, sweaters… Certain music fits right in. So we put together this playlist to reflect the season.


What songs bring the feeling of fall to mind for you? Let us know in the comments!

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7 Creative Ways to Organize All Your Cables

All the incredible technology available today is amazing, and it certainly makes our lives easier in a lot of ways, but it does present one problem: all the unsightly cables and cords that ruin a room’s décor. The wires attached to your computer alone are enough to create a sense of clutter. They’re are easily tangled and seem to always be a mess, so we’ve found some creative ways to keep wires from ruining the look of a room.

1. This bamboo charging station is simple and sleek:
2. These cable twisters are nice pops of color, and they keep the wires from tangling together:

3. You can make your own charging station yourself! Personalize it to match the surrounding

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If Your Facebook Isn’t Set to Pirate English, You Aren’t Living Life to the Fullest

Since today is National Talk Like a Pirate Day, we want to make sure the world knows about Facebook’s Pirate English option. Do you find yourself referring to your acquaintances as “mateys”? Do you measure time in hourglass cycles? Have you ever reacted to a situation with an emphatic “Arr!”? Facebook speaks your language. Follow these easy steps, and you’ll be able to experience Facebook in your native tongue:

Click the arrow in the upper right-hand corner and go to settings.

Click the button that says “Language” on the left side of the screen.

Scroll to “English (Pirate)” in the dropdown menu.

And you’re done! Enjoy going about your Facebook life as you were, except now it will look more … Read more...

How to Store Your Patio Furniture for the Cold Weather

You can usually get away with keeping your patio furniture outside for at least some of fall, but as the weather starts to get cooler, you may want to think about how storing everything for the harsher climate. It’s better to get it done before gets too bad outside. The process is pretty straightforward, but there are some steps you should take to make your furniture lasts longer and save you some effort the next time you want to bring them out:

1. Clean everything. Most outdoor furniture can be washed with a standard multipurpose cleaning solution, but double check to be sure (don’t use soap on wooden furniture!). Check if there are any special instructions for cleaning cushions, since … Read more...

Simple Recipes to Make with Kids

There are a lot of fun things kids can make in the kitchen either by themselves or with just a little supervision. They might enjoy giving these recipes a try—the only appliance needed is a microwave! If there are kids in your life who have fun getting creative in the kitchen, it’s nice to have a list of recipes on hand. Here are some simple things for young chefs to make:

We’ll start with some twists on the classics.

arizonacrazy on allrecipes.com

Cinnamon Ants on Sticks

Ingredients

1 large celery stalk, cut into 3 pieces

3 tablespoons peanut butter (any nut or sun butter will work as a substitute)

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

2 table spoons raisins

Directions

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How to Wash Your Pillow in the Washing Machine

You wash your pillowcase regularly, but did you know you should be washing your pillow, too? When you’ve been using it for a while, it’ll start to get yellow and full of dust and germs. A great way to keep these allergens at bay is to use a pillow protector, but you still need to wash the pillow approximately every six months to ensure healthy breathing. The process is very simple!

1. Before you start, check the tag to make sure your pillow is machine washable. Most are, but foam and buckwheat ones need to be washed by hand.

2. Remove the pillow case and protector.

3. Wash two or three pillows at a time to keep the load balanced.… Read more...