houseguests greeting homeowners, visiting friends,

Are you getting ready to share your home with overnight guests? Or will you be hitting the road to stay with family or friends? It's a perfect time to revisit ways to roll out the welcome mat and show your appreciation.

sous vide, countertop appliance, thermal immersion circulator

If you already own a microwave, a toaster oven, or a slow cooker, would you benefit from adding another cooking appliance to your kitchen? Perhaps. Here are four of the most popular alternatives, including their benefits and limitations.

birds in bird feeder. spring, trees, bird feeders

Watching birds outside your windows is one of the best ways to enjoy wildlife in the winter. So if you want to see more feathered friends and the greatest diversity of birds, follow these tips for attracting more traffic to your feeders.