With the right tools, household chores like leaky faucets, crooked pictures, squeaky doors, and dead batteries can go from never-gonna-happen to already-done in minutes. The following 10 tools can help you accomplish myriad projects. And buying them over time, rather than all at once, reduces the impact on your budget. Remember: The quality tools you invest in today will last for years to come.
Football season is winding down, and watching the biggest game of the year is always more fun with friends. Whether everyone is cheering for the same team or you have a house divided, we have a few winning game day party ideas (even if your team doesn’t throw a winning pass).
It’s a new year, so why not try a new look in the living room or bedroom? Sprucing up your space with the latest trends is fun. For 2016, designers say animal prints, plants, metals, and more will be big looks. Here are five decorating ideas to get your creative juices flowing.
A well-stocked kitchen can be more valuable than a fully charged cell phone in the middle of a blackout. Having pantry essentials on hand means easy meals and endless inspiration for that age-old question: What’s for dinner?
Ads promising to fix your credit score are everywhere, but improving this three-digit number is not a mystical art form or an advanced science. In fact, you can do it yourself: all it takes is some time and a bit of fiscal elbow grease. A credit score is determined by your payment history and debt, and it is used by banks to determine whether you qualify for a loan and what interest rate to charge you (the higher the credit score, the lower the interest rate). A score between 300 and 629 is considered bad credit, a score between 630 and 689 is considered average, and a score between 690 and 719 is considered good. Anything about 720 is excellent. Therefore, it’s in your best interest to get — and keep — a credit score that is as high as possible. Here are five steps toward a higher score.
To build a show-stopping snowman that captures the attention of the entire block, you don’t need much — just your imagination and a helping hand or two. Here’s how to build a snowman that will delight the neighborhood paparazzi.
Packed with whole grains and fresh strawberries and bananas, this baked oatmeal is a healthy breakfast that you can make ahead to save time. Just reheat in the microwave in the morning and serve. With roughly 6 grams of fiber and 11 grams of protein per serving, this is one way to start your day off right.