Spring Meals You Can Cook in the Crockpot

Many people think of the slow cooker as a seasonal kitchen tool that comes out for the fall and winter, then goes into hibernation when spring rolls around. These spring-centric crockpot recipes might have you thinking differently. Slow-Cooker BBQ Chicken [Natasha’s Kitchen]When the warmer weather arrives, barbecue might be all you think about. After all, […]

How to Redecorate Your Apartment for Free

You don’t need to wait for a new season or a holiday to do a bit of decorating—nor do you need to break the bank! Revamp your decor any time of year without spending a single cent using these pro tips. Rearrange your furniture. Something as simple as swapping the sofa and loveseat will make […]

The Best Ways to Bring the Outdoors In

With the natural world in full bloom just beyond your door, you’re probably feeling like spending more time in nature! If you don’t actually have a lot of spare time to go outside, you can bring nature to you! Here’s how. Houseplants and flowers. If your favorite part of the great outdoors is the greenery, […]

Baked Goods That Scream “Spring!”

In the mood to do a bit of baking this spring? Take advantage of everything the season has to offer and skip the boxed brownies! Try these recipes instead, which feature ingredients that are in-season this time of year. Lemon Blueberry Bread [Taste of Home]This treat lands somewhere right between bread and pound cake, and […]

How to Be a Great Modern-Day Pen Pal

Texting, calling, video-chatting—modern technology has made keeping in touch easier than ever. But still, there’s nothing quite like getting snail mail. There’s something nostalgic about it, like reading a paperback. And it’s nice to know someone cared enough to actually sit down with pen and paper! Revive the pen pal tradition, but make it modern […]

DIY Projects to Do When You’ve Watched Everything on Netflix

If you’re spending more time at home and having a hard time staying busy, you’re not alone. Many people are turning to crafting to stay occupied! If you can’t stand to watch one more hour of Netflix, try one of these easy DIY projects. Chances are you already have the materials you need to make […]

Celebrate Spring With These Rhubarb Recipes

The beginning of spring is also the beginning of rhubarb season, a veggie (not a fruit!)  that really flourishes in April. If you find some at your local farmers’ market, these are the recipes you should make with it. Rhubarb Crisp [Delish]Anyone who doesn’t have the time (or desire) to make a pie can always […]

Books to Download ASAP

If you’ve already binge-watched the latest true crime doc, maybe it’s time to go old school and read a book. You can download these trending reads from the comfort of your couch. (Pro tip: If you have a local library card, you might be able to “borrow” a virtual copy for free!) Where the Crawdads […]

How to Work Out at Home

If you’re cooped up at home, you can still get in a good workout. Skip the gym and try one of these at-home alternatives instead. Sign up for an online fitness studio. When you can’t make it to the yoga studio, find a virtual studio to join. You can stream yoga classes via websites like […]

Slow-Cooker Recipes to Make Before the Warmer Weather Arrives

Before you start dreaming of spring sunshine, think about all the great things that winter brings every year. Cozy clothing, snow-dusted sidewalks, and, of course, hearty comfort food. Bid adieu to the colder months with the help of these winter slow-cooker recipes. Beef and Vegetable Stew [Simple Seasonal]Nothing is more comforting than a piping-hot bowl […]