THE FEED: Perfect Gift Ideas For Every Kid On Your List

THE FEED: Perfect Gift Ideas For Every Kid On Your List

Every Thursday in The Feed Kevin talks to Kallie from ButFirstCoffee Blog.com about all things parenting, kids, life hacks, organization, productivity and motivation, simple DIYs, frugal shopping, and more. This week Kallie gives us some of her favorite gifts from here Ultimate Kids’ Gift Guide. Grandkids, nieces and nephews, or your own kids. Gifts both the parents and kids will…

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: How are Candy Canes made into that shape?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: How are Candy Canes made into that shape?

December 1st. It’s candy cane season. One of the biggest mysteries of the holiday season. How do they get the candy canes into that shape? In the candy factories where they are made there are automated machines which mix and pull massive wads of red and white candy before rolling candy logs into thin ropes,…

THE FEED: The Secret To A Tidy Home For The Holidays

THE FEED: The Secret To A Tidy Home For The Holidays

Every Thursday in The Feed Kevin talks to Kallie from ButFirstCoffee Blog.com about all things parenting, kids, life hacks, organization, productivity and motivation, simple DIYs, frugal shopping, and more. This week Kallie has some great tips for how to get your home tidy and organized for the upcoming holidays when all your family comes to visit.  Photo credit: Getty…

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What is the snow in snow globes made of?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What is the snow in snow globes made of?

Now that you’ve pulled all of your snow globes out from the basement to put on display for the holidays you’ve probably been wondering what the snow particles are made of? No? You’re not? Well I’m going to tell you anyway… The snow, or the technical term for it “flitter”, was originally bone chips or…

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Where did “eggnog” get its name?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Where did “eggnog” get its name?

One of the most festive drinks this time of year… delicious eggnog. But where did that silly name come from? Eggnog is a beverage that originated back in medieval Britain times. They would make it as a hot, milky, ale-like drink made with egg and figs. Legend has it that the “nog” comes from “noggin,”…

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why is everything red in stores during the holidays?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why is everything red in stores during the holidays?

Christmas is around the corner, the holiday season is here. That means you’re probably shopping nonstop lately. But why is “red” the color every store decides to use for decorations and ads this time of year? There have been research studies done by the retail industry which show that consumers spend more money when they…