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Make Dishwashing Slightly Better with These Gloves — Now on Sale — Amazon Deal of the Day

If you cook often (and we're guessing that if you're on this website, you do), you probably spend a good amount of time standing at your sink doing the dishes. This, of course, can wreak havoc on your hands over time. That's why we recommend buying a pair of high-quality rubber gloves, like these from Casabella, which are currently on sale.


Ayesha Curry’s Cookware Line Has Finally Arrived at Target — Shopping News

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As quickly as her husband racked up three-point shots and shattered NBA records, Ayesha Curry has trail-blazed through the food world. After writing and releasing her cookbook, The Seasoned Life, the 27-year-old wasted no time, immediately moving on to filming the second season of her Food Network show, Ayesha's Homemade. Now her latest venture, a line of cookware created in partnership with the Meyer Corporation, has finally hit shelves this week at Target.


3 Ways to Pick the Best Pumpkins for Roasting Seeds — Shopping

Pumpkins are good for all sorts of things (carving, painting, turning into pies). If you ask us, though, the seeds are the main attraction. Whether you coat them with savory spices or go with something sweet, roasted pumpkin seeds are just so perfectly "fall." Plus, they are a great alternative to sugary Halloween candy, and just as festive.

So how do you pick a pumpkin that's guaranteed to have plenty of seeds? We consulted some pumpkin professionals to get the inside scoop.


6 Super-Easy Halloween Food Costumes for Kids — Halloween Costumes

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If you think making Halloween costumes for your kids requires too much time and effort, think again. While it's always going to be easier to shop on Amazon or go to your local party store, there are also some surprisingly easy ideas that require minimal effort and look extra adorable.

These DIY food costume ideas on Primary make it easy to shop the basic look and add some extra embellishments. You can purchase the shirts and pants on their site and then DIY the rest. For the most part these are affordable options as well — most costumes, the site indicates, are under $25 for the complete look. If you consider how much you'd spend on something from Amazon (plus that extra shipping if you don't have Prime), then it's a steal. Here are some of my top picks for this year!


The Most Basic Kitchen Cleaning Tool Just Got Reinvented — Shopping

Can you guess what we're talking about here? It's something you'd use while standing at one of the stations in this photo — specifically, the sink. Okay, we'll just tell you: sponges! Exciting, right? It is when you think about it!


The $200 Dining Room Table That Looks Like $1000 — Shopping

I have strong opinions about IKEA: If I'm going to navigate that maze of room displays that culminates in an endless sea of stacked boxes, the trip had better be worth it. I'm never going to pop in for a few plates and plastic sandwich bags. (Mostly because one can not simply "stop by" an IKEA.)

So when the announcement came of the Swedish mass producer's collaboration with Rolf and Mette Hay, the husband-and-wife team behind top Danish design firm HAY, I got excited about the possibilities. Seems like something totally worth the trip (read: expedition)!


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