2017 Holiday Gift Guide: 12 Cool Kitchen Gadgets for Every Budget

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For the ones who love to cook with the latest gadgets or the inspiring chefs that need a little help, these kitchen gadgets in our 2017 Gift Guide make a great gift that you can afford on any budget.  On a Tight Budget: Gifts under $20 Norpro Grip-EZ Jalapeno Pepper Corer - $6 If you’ve ever had that fiery-devil-oil-residue on your hands from a jalapeño, this product is for you. The curved design and sharp inner teeth easily removes the seeds and core to minimize skin contact, leaving you with empty shells perfect for stuffing all sorts of cheesy goodness inside. Salad Cutter Bowl by WEBSUN - $11 Simply add your ingredients to the salad bowl , rinse, and slice away using the guided knife grooves for easy cuts without any mess or frustration. It also has two rotation wings...
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10 Signs You Are A Winter Person Stuck In Summer

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It’s safe to say that the majority of people look forward to summer. Especially here in Washington where all we get is rain, rain, and more rain ten months out of the year. Summer has many amazing features. If you’re a student or a teacher, you get three months off. Everyone gets a tan, you can wear shorts, and there are hundreds of fun activities to do outside. What is not to love? Well, if you’re like me, you are just not a summer person. I am a fall/winter gal. I love the cold weather, how crisp the air is, and how perfectly picturesque everything looks with a fresh coat of snow. Don’t even get me started on the music, lights, and football. Being able to wear oversized, comfy sweaters and boots is easily more me than wearing a crop...
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10 Reasons Why 4th of July is the Best Holiday of the Year

10 Reasons Why 4th of July is the Best Holiday of the Year
In this crazy, busy world, it's rare we get a chance to relax, reflect and appreciate the foundation of what we have built our independence and livelihood upon... America. Well that time is here. Welcome to 4th of July weekend. Independence Day is in my opinion one of the best holidays of the year. Let me tell you the reasons why you should make it yours as well.  You are forced to take a day off from work... if lucky. Independence Day is a national holiday meaning a majority of businesses are closed. Just a bonus for you Seattleites, it's free parking for the day all throughout the city. You get to celebrate America ALL DAY long… Which means multiple BBQ invites... and a reason to eat all your favorite foods in mass quantities. There is only one beverage that...
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10 Signs You Have Real Friends

10 Signs You Have Real Friends
My father always told me “if you have only one good friend your whole life, you are a very lucky person.”  With today's technology, it has made it pretty much impossible to lose contact with any one you have met along your journey. Therefore most of us have made many friends. Friends from our childhood, friends from collage, friends from different states, even friends of friends! However, it makes real genuine friendship even harder to find. In my case whether I like it or not, my real friends, are some of the biggest assholes yet most amazing people I have ever met. Check out these 10 signs to see if you have found some real friends as well.     As real friends you only speak to each other in full blown sarcasm. "I'll never be nice to you, get...
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10 Signs You're 30

10 Signs You're 30
It was determined by society a while back that the 30's are the new 20's, but the reality is that your body and mind don't feel the same way. Whether you have hit that age or an old soul, here are 10 signs you are in 30's or at least feel that way. When your hangover lasts two days instead of two hours. Things start happening earlier ... like going to bed and getting up. Acronyms. WTF - you don’t get them. LOL You work out twice as hard but your body only shows half of the results. You care more about your future then your social life and how “cool” people think you are. Dating... You are no longer looking for Mr./Mrs. Right Now. You want the right one for life. Your "squad" becomes smaller, but your friendships become closer. ...
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Last Minute Gift Ideas Under $30

Last Minute Gift Ideas Under $30
Forget the candle and lotion gift sets! These accessories below are elegant yet budget friendly. We searched all over to find these thoughtful suggestions. Enjoy our top five gifts ideas under $30, you may want to pick one up for yourself as well. 1. CHALKBOARD CHEESE MARKERS , SET OF 4 // $19.95 A great gift idea for the friend who loves to host parties. These Baltic birch wood markers are stylishly chic with a gold accent for elegant pairing. The chalkboard, double sided writing area will help the hostess identify the fancy cheeses for her skillfully organized evening. 2. CLEAR AND GOLD BARWARE // NATE BERKUS $19.99 These bar essentials are a must have for the wine lover. The acrylic handles and stainless steel gold combo are too dashing to hide. They are not only functional but also a...
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