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How to Make a Sofa Bed More Comfortable

Dad and baby taking a nap on a couchAre you visiting grandma for the holidays? If so, you might be looking forward to some comfort food and memory-making. However, one thing you’re not so pumped about is the backache you’ll have after spending a couple of nights on the sleeper sofa! We’ve all been there. That’s why we’ve gathered tips on how you can make a sofa bed mattress more comfortable — whether you’re visiting family or hosting friends from out of town.Read Story

4 Cheap Make-Ahead Snacks for the Whole Family

Parents and daughter dust flour off hands

What do apple slices, baby carrots, and (yawn) boiled eggs have in common? They’re cheap and healthy, but also boring. If you and your family are tired of the same old grub or you want to add variety to the kids’ after school snacks, then check out these four easy make-ahead snack recipes that’ll add spice to your weekly meal prep. These aren’t your average cheap healthy snacks!

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OLED vs. LED: A Simple Look at Smart TV Displays

Father and daughter eating popcorn on couch and watching tvYou want to see every line on an actor’s face, feel every explosion in an intense battle scene, and hear every note in a dramatic soundtrack. From Affleck to Zellweger and everything in between, you know your Hollywood trivia. So when you’re watching your favorite flicks, a quality viewing screen matters!

But, with so many different displays and features on the market these days, how are you supposed to pick the best TV for your epic movie nights? Follow along, and we’ll help you choose between two of the most popular TV displays: OLED vs. LED.Read Story

Simple Steps to Host a Holiday Cookie Exchange Party

Holiday cookies

Whether you love to bake or dread it more than the mall parking lot on Christmas Eve, homemade cookies are a central part of the holidays. From traditional frosted sugar cookies and peanut butter blossoms, to ethnic treats like krumkake and biscochitos, everyone expects their favorites to be on hand throughout the season.

This year, rather than spend hours in the kitchen making an endless variety, try hosting a cookie swap. Not only will the exchange cut your cooking time in half — without sacrificing quality or quantity — the gathering of friends may likely become a sweet new holiday tradition. Here’s everything you need to know about hosting a successful cookie party.

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