6 Tips For Keeping Your Washing Machine Running Efficiently

In today’s edition of, “Things No One Tells You About Adulthood,” we’re going to talk about washing your washing machine. I know. Seems a little ridiculous, right? But as it turns out, you’re supposed to be cleaning your washing machine to make sure it’s performing at its very best– and to make sure that it’s … Read more

How To Make A DIY Dyed Table Runner For Any Occasion Or Color Scheme

When I was planning my wedding, I was working against a budget that, like most brides, required me to be choosy on what would be “worth” spending money on. I wanted to pour as much of the budget as possible into the reception, which meant I had to be smart about how we took care … Read more

How To Put On A Duvet Cover Without Wanting To Rip The Thing To Shreds

If you’ve ever tried to put a new duvet cover on a comforter, you know that it’s one of the most obnoxious (and surprisingly difficult) tasks ever. You practically have to climb inside of it to get the corners in the right place, and if you’re really unlucky, you realize after 20 minutes of wrestling … Read more

‘Swedish Death Cleaning’ Sounds Terrifying, But It’s Something Everyone Should Consider Doing

When my grandpa passed away suddenly, we never expected to lose his wife within the following weeks. Afterwards, my parents spent several days in Texas at my grandparents house sorting through all of their belongings, trying to decide what to keep, what to donate, and what could simply be tossed. It was draining on the … Read more

The Perfect Party Food: Gigantic Grilled Cheese Sandwich

If you’re looking for a super easy recipe that tastes good and will feed a lot of people (or hungry kids/teenagers), you’ll want to watch this video from Food & Wine on how to make a gigantic grilled cheese sandwich. You only need Hawaiian rolls, cheese, melted butter, and a couple of large baking sheets. … Read more

5 Pantry Staples You Probably Didn’t Realize Can Clean With

Did you know that you probably have natural cleaning remedies already in your home sitting in your pantry? Yep! All you have to do is know how to use them. 5 Pantry Staples You Probably Didn’t Realize Can Clean With: Lemons Walnuts Vegetable Oil and Baking Soda Ketchup Vinegar and Rice Wait. Ketchup?! Yeah, we … Read more

Recipe: Summer Corn Chowder

I don’t usually like making soup during the summer, but I make an exception when I can use fresh corn on the cob to make Summer Corn Chowder. Check out the video, and see how quick and easy this recipe is. Then try it and taste the deliciousness for yourself! Summer Corn Chowder Ingredients: 2 … Read more

This Pineapple and Coconut Banana Bread is the Perfect Summer Breakfast

I start to miss warm baked goods during the summer, and even though fall is just around the corner– I can’t wait that long! That’s why I love this recipe for Pineapple Coconut Banana Bread from Hey, EEP. It’s got that tropical tastes that makes you feel like you’re on vacation, so it totally counts … Read more

How to Smoke Cocktails at Home

Smoke isn’t just for grilling. All over the country, bartenders are employing smoke to add depth, complexity, and extra flavor to cocktails. But you don’t have to be an expert to enjoy this smoky trend. Below are the simple steps on how to create smoke cocktails in the comfort of your own home. Cocktail Smoking … Read more

How To Record Your Music At Home

So, you’ve written a song, tweaked the lyrics to perfection, mastered the melody and harmonies and now want to send it out to the world. But as soon as you start looking at the cost of studio hours or hear how terrible your music sounds through your computer microphone you stopped and thought recording might … Read more

Let Fisherman Chris Pratt Show You How To Clean A Fish

Chris Pratt likes to fish. He even claims that, “he put the man back into fisherman.” Well, ok. He primarily is a catch-and-release fisher, which is the most responsible way to go about the sport, but sat down with Vanity Fair to show them how to clean a fish. It may not be the clearest … Read more