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January, 2018

Why Instant Pots are the best: We explore the Lux, Duo, Ultra, Max, and more

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Instant Pot (noun): The insanely fast, intelligent pressure cooker that can replace numerous kitchen appliances, and is quite possibly the most important technological advancement in recent historySpaceX is a close second. (Sorry pal, maybe if you cooked rice at the speed of light.)

Everyone completely flipped over the Instant Pot on Black Friday, but if you missed out on those deals, don’t worry — they are constantly on sale, especially on Amazon. But what’s all the hype about, anyway? According to their website, Instant Pots use 70% less energy than the average pressure cooker, but somehow cook food, as their title states, instantly — well, 2-10 times faster, but that’s the closest to instant you’re gonna get. That’s a two hour meal in 20 minutes, yo. Read more…

More about Home, Food, Cooking, Kitchen, and Shopping Amazon

Stop checking luggage and live that carry-on life with these bags and suitcases

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If you’re a frequent traveler, you know how annoying it can be to wait for your checked luggage to come around the carousel. On the flip side, we’ve all been there when someone tried to fit their giant suitcase in the overhead bin and that’s not fun for anyone. 

Finding the perfect carry on is tricky — they have to keep up with you and fit your specific traveling style. Are you the type of person who needs to plan every stop of your trip? Or are you more of a wanderer who lets the road take them where it may? Whatever end of the travel spectrum you fall on, your suitcase is your most important accessory. You need to make sure you have the right one for your lifestyle. Read more…

More about Travel, Suitcase, Luggage, Tsa, and Backpacking

Which dating app is right for you? Use this guide to figure it out.

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Online dating is officially mainstream. “We met on Tinder” is the new “we met at a bar.” Countless children have been born whose parents met via an online dating app like Match or eharmony. According to a survey conducted by popular wedding planning site The Knot, online dating is the most popular way that currently engaged couples met, up 5% in just two years.

With so many options, it can be hard to know where to find the best crop of potential mates. Each of the dating apps out there has features that will matter differently to you depending on your lifestyle, what you want, and what’s most important to you. Looking for Mrs. Right? Or perhaps just Mr. Right Now? It’s helpful to know how each dating app is different so that you’re surrounding yourself with people who want the same thing as you. Read more…

More about Dating, Online Dating, Tinder, Dating Apps, and Bumble