Imagine: it’s been a long day at work. You come home, open the door, and it smells like your grandmother’s kitchen. Or you’ve been at the beach all day and open the door to the spicy warm heat of chili waiting for you to dig in. Slow-cookers are genius. 10-15 minutes of preparation and then you just leave it all alone for hours. When you come back home, it’s like magic has happened right on your kitchen counter. Here are 3 super easy, crazy delicious slow-cooker meals to try. Chili Soup in general is a great choice for a slow-cooker, but there’s something extra special about chili, and it’s amazingly simple with just a few ingredients and a flavor that develops the longer it cooks. Meat: brown your own beef or use pre-cooked meat. Rotisserie chicken is a great shortcut, and vegetarian..
So your house probably isn’t on the cover of a magazine, but that doesn’t mean you can’t impress your friends and family this holiday season with your decorating sense. Don’t stress yourself out, though–there are quick, easy ways to make it look like you suddenly became a designer. Lights! Old-Fashioned or Soft Light Lamps A little less crafty, a little more clever for this trick. You can set the mood with lights by switching out some lamps or even just light bulbs. If you can find some, pick up some old-fashioned looking lamps. You can find these as candle holders that you light with a small votive-sized candle or the electric, fire-free kind. Switch out your lamps for a few of these and suddenly your house feels more festive. Ta-da. Can’t find old-fashioned lamps or just don’t want to go through that..
Thanksgiving is on our doorstep, and if you’re looking to treat your host to something sweet or want something extra cool for your own Thanksgiving celebration, finding the perfect Thanksgiving gift just got super easy! Adirondack Coasters Save that beautiful end table from water rings and look cool doing it! With their warm fall colors and artistic animal cutout designs, this set of 4 Adirondack Coasters is a great choice for a Thanksgiving party. Get Real Solid Beechwood Salad Servers Set – Pop Art Design Looking for something that looks both classic and modern? The Get Real Solid Beachwood Salad Servers have it covered. Your Thanksgiving salad just got stepped up. Combination Safe Lock Magnetic Kitchen Timer Stick this to your oven or refrigerator and you might get a few people scratching their heads. The Combination Safe Lock Magnetic Kitchen..
With the holidays right around the corner and a slew of family and friends sure to be stopping in, you’ve likely started the hurry-clean-the-house game. There are a lot better games to play, so it’s best to make this one as short as possible. Of course, having a few organizing hacks up your sleeve can help make things move way faster. Luckily, we’ve got you covered with a few fast tips for every room in your home starting with… The Living Room Create a landing pad to contain the mess. At the end of the day, you walk in the door with an armload of things. Mail, maybe a bag or purse, an umbrella if it’s been raining or your favorite sunglasses–where do you normally drop them? Contain some of that mess by creating a space just for things you drop..
It’s that time of year again: the leaves are changing colors, pumpkin flavoring is showing it up in everything, and it’s the perfect temperature for hot coffee drinks. Starting in September and October, a slew of flavored drinks are going to cross your path, but not all are created equal. Sure, there are some classics you’ll want to sip on, but there are some you might not expect and others you can make at home without spending any extra money for the coffee shop “experience.” Pumpkin Spice Latte It’s impossible to start a fall coffee list without including the extremely classic pumpkin spice latte. Yes, it’s been done a m i l l i o n times, but it’s popular for a reason. Here’s a tip, though: you can make it at home pretty easily and save yourself a trip..
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to shop for something sweet for your sweetheart. A gift doesn’t have to be pricey or flashy — it just has to have a little heart and speak to the both of you. No matter what kind of man he is or what he’s into, here are 10 Valentine’s Day gifts he’s sure to love: Whip up a Manhattan, Martini, or another manly drink with the BAR10DER Cocktail Spinner. Get crafty with cocktails by adding ingredients, spinning, and immediately serving the ultimate mixed drink. For the paleontologist in your life, or anyone who loves dinosaurs, this handsome Brontosaurus Shelf Decor is a great conversation starter and home accoutrement. The level of detail in this amazing piece brings it from extinct to exciting! In love with an outdoorsman? Or does your partner..
Looking for something bright and cheery to fill your kitchen space? Whether you want to pour yourself the most amazing cup of tea, make a mean drink, or decorate the counter with adorable creatures, we’ve got the perfect kitchen gadgets, tools, and beyond for any kitchen in any home. For Cooking Get cookin’ with these handy gift ideas. Lemon Squeezer and Holder: $15.19 Cute in design and easy to squeeze, this lemon holder offers storage for fruit and juice with a burst of citrus color. Garlic Twist: $18.00 Skip garlic from the store that’s already cut and prepare fresh garlic in half the time. Muffin Tops Baking Cups: $15.00 Don’t worry about anyone’s actual muffin top – these baking cups in the shape of tiny jeans give your best goods a sense of style. ..
Here we are! The final leg of our 50 Gifts Under $50 gift guide. In this particular post, we’ll tell you how you can pick special items to give to your favorite people. All within your $50 budget, that is! Sounds good? Let’s get it on: Round 5: The Favored Purchaser You’ve got some favorites, and you want to make it known they’re special. You’re not going to give them the same gifts you’ve given to your office mates or to your child’s friend. It’s raising the bar a bit higher for these individuals who made your life more charming in one way or another. On a hunt? You might want to take a peek at the products we’ve listed down for you. And yes, they’re still under $50! For the bartender-wanna-be, the BAR10DER All-in-One Home Bartending Tool – Green..
We all love collecting something. Trading cards, toys, designer items, ceramics and all the nice things you can think of. Some of our collections are so immense that we keep them in their own cabinets. For some, collecting something means getting a good, rare object that cannot be found anywhere. Gathering unique finds is everyone’s hobby and each of us had that inkling for something really cool. But it doesn’t have to be out-of-this-world. Some of our collections can be simple, like salt & pepper shaker sets! These little ceramic pieces are handy in dispensing those much-needed flavorings when our food lacks some punch. We all have them in our homes. They’re perfect to be used as decorations, sitting on our nooks, tabletops and pantry. With so many designs, these little wares can be delightful little ornaments in our homes,..
Coasters are decorative and useful elements essential to our modern homes. Despite them being small, no dinner is complete without them. They provide a nice protection for out tables by keeping our glasses and cups in its right place. It takes away the hassles of wiping frequent liquid rims left over by cold drinks. It also prevents spills and messes on desktops. A well-known brand of decorative coasters, trivets and Lake Art inspired products, Coasterstone landed on Karma Kiss because of its durable products with lovely illustrations fit for contemporary kitchens. The brand began as Hindostone, which first appeared in the 1800s as knife-sharpeners. Hindostone reappeared in the 1950s as a brand of cuticle removers used by professional manicurists. In 1983, however, the brand Hindostone was bought by a couple, Jay and Sandy Peacock. The developed natural-stones were first turned..