Trader Joe’s Stores Are Hosting Parties This Weekend For Their 50th Anniversary

Festivities will include special product tastings, giveaways, and more. 

American Girl Just Launched a New Doll

And she’s from a place you’ll all want to visit.

IKEA Is Hosting An All-You-Can-Eat Crayfish Party

Yes, they will also serve Swedish meatballs.

Slow-Cooker Chicken and Pasta Soup

Why open a can of chicken noodle soup when this recipe is practically as easy, healthier, and tastier? If you have chicken stock on hand, it’s completely okay to substitute it in for the 6 cups of water—it’ll add even more flavor. The family-friendly dish will keep in the refrigerator for up to three days in an airtight container. We recommend serving it with buttery crackers or crusty bread and a big green salad. To all the grownups in the room: we won’t tell if you enjoy yours with a brimming glass of chilled white wine, too.

How to Make Pizza Dough

The best part of a warm, cheesy pizza? The bubbly, crispy crust, of course. Making a batch of dough at home is surprisingly simple and requires nothing but a few pantry staples. Which means, with just a little extra effort, you can have pizza night whenever the craving strikes.

How to Create Your Own Distressed Denim

All you need is a knife, some sandpaper, and a cheese grater (yes—a cheese grater!).

How to Make a Mini Braided Headband

Don’t have a headband lying around? Get crafty and DIY one with your own hair. It may look intricate, but anyone who knows how to do a three-strand braid can pull it off. And don’t be intimidated if your hair isn’t quite as long. If your strands hit your shoulders, this style will work for you. Whether you’re spending the day running around doing errands or headed to an outdoor concert, this style is easy, quick, and comfortable. Here’s how to pull it off in three simple steps.