18 Gifts for Home Chefs that You Can Buy from Amazon for Under $40

Gifts for chefs you can find on Amazon

Holiday season is creeping up quick! Looking for gift ideas for the at-home cooks in your life, but don't want do bust the budget? We've dug up 18 of our favorite cooking stuff finds, all on Amazon, and all for under $40. Keep reading for awesome gift ideas for chefs!            


Seriously Good Gifts for Chefs

Laser thermometer

Digital laser thermometer – $17

Point, shoot, and instantly get a temperature reading. At-home chefs no longer have to worry about putting their arm inside a dangerously hot oven to check on the bird – the laser does all the reaching instead. Continue Reading

20 Gifts For The Tech Lover In Your Life

20 Gifts For The Tech Lover In Your Life
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It's hard to believe that it's that time of year again, isn't it? Time to scour the stores and internet for the perfect gifts for everyone on your list. Well if you need a present for a lover of tech gadgets, we've got you covered. Click through to check out our picks ranging in price from $20 to $200.   


20 Gifts For The Tech Lover In Your Life

1. Belkin Wireless Charging Station – Charge your devices with this handy wireless charger – it's great for the guest room! Continue Reading

Shopping Guide: 10 Really Cool Gadgets For Your Home

We live in an era where the innovation to help us live a little easier comes out monthly. Technology for the home is not lacking and here are a few good ones that really can make living life at home a little more easier, enegy efficient, and safer.    


10 Gadgets for Your Home

1. Ring Video Doorbell

This gadget has been on my “want list” for some time. It is a video doorbell that when installed, rings to your phone.

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Father’s Day Roundup: 25 Awesome DIY Gifts to Make for Dad!

Father’s Day is right around the corner (June 16th, mark your calendars!). If you’re planning on making your old man a gift this year, here are 25 DIY gift ideas that are sure to make the occasion a memorable one!      

1. DIY Silhouette Art

2. DIY Typographic Clay Containers

3. Homemade Flavor-infused Vodka

4. DIY Tree Branch iPod Dock

5. DIY Bar Bottles: Hooch, Moonshine, Booze

6. DIY Swiss Army Key Ring

7. Homemade Maple-Bacon Marshmallows

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Make It: Colorful String-Wrapped Earbuds!

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Sure, there are earbuds available with a few pops of color on the ends, but the cords are always white or black. BORING. Add some personality and flair (and help keep them tangle-free) with this easy DIY project — you may even find yourself wrapping all your gadgets in string!    

Those fashionable kids at Refinery29 came up with this clever project that’s a throwback to the old friendship bracelet days. The process is super, super simple — check out the photo tutorial right here! Continue Reading

Make It: A Minimal DIY Desk Fan

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I’m bracing myself for an impending heatwave this weekend (with a yet-to-be-determined end date) and am realizing now just how gosh darn hot my office gets — without a heatwave! In anticipation, I’ve been looking at possibly adding a small fan or two to my space, when BAM! I spotted this adorably minimal DIY desk fan. Isn’t it just the cutest?    

Even more awesome is the fact that this puppy will function year-round: it also has a built-in heater for those chilly winter months. Continue Reading

How To: Make a Stitched Leather Gadget Case

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…or wallet, or pencil holder, or mouse pad!   

The cool kids over at Martha Stewart have done it again, this time channeling the summer camp crafts of yore. You only need a few basic supplies (and one special one: a leather punch), and you can be on your way to leather tooling heaven. Check out how over on Martha Stewart.

Have you seen any other updated takes on “camp crafts”? There are loads of wooden bead necklace tutorials floating around these days. Continue Reading

Curbly Gift Guide: 20 Awesome Manly Gifts for Father’s Day

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Man-gifts: leather, wood, bacon, and tools for the great outdoors (or life). We’ve rounded up 20 gifts that would make any dad proud. Happy Father’s Day!   

1. Handmade Leather Journals: $32 – $63

2. Craft Beer Brewing Kit: $28 – $48

3. Film Festival in a Box Kit: $18

4. Salts of the World Test Tube Kit: $35

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5. Ultralight Outdoor Cookset: $65

6. Golfers BBQ Set: $25

7. Bacon Hot Sauce: $8

8. Upcycled Tent Dopp Kit: $38

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Curbly Gift Guide: 20 Stylish Gifts for Mother’s Day

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It’s time to celebrate the hardworking moms (wives, sisters, and even grandmas) in your life! To help you out in the gift-giving department, we’ve rounded up 20 stylish gift ideas any lady will love. Happy Mother’s Day!   

1. A Bag/Tote/Purse: you can’t go wrong with a pretty accessory. We love this one from Rennes.

2. Cheery Glassware: these party glasses will definitely make her smile.

3. Unique Serving Pieces: she’ll love the fine craftsmanship! Continue Reading

How To: Dye Your Laptop Using Common Fabric Dyes!

created at: 02/28/2012

This DIY goes out to all the design-minded, technically inclined, color-loving Mac geeks.  You are a beautiful and unique snowflake — and so is your laptop!   


I’m filing this project under the “so cool, but so complicated” folder.  Obviously, dying your Macbook involves some level of warranty-busting risk, not to mention some technical know-how.  (You’re not going to see me completely disassembling mine any time soon.)  But if you’ve got the guts and the skills, I say go for it! Continue Reading