Channel Your Inner Chef Monica Geller With This Friends-Themed Slow Cooker

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If you're still getting over Netflix dropping Friends at the beginning of 2020, you're not alone. But while you wait for the sitcom to claim its new home on the upcoming HBO Max streaming service, you can bring the best of Monica’s cooking to your kitchen with this Friends-themed slow cooker from Hot Topic, currently on sale for $30.

Adorned with famous lines like “Pivot!” and “How you doin'?” along with other illustrations Friends fans will know and love, this 6.5-quart slow cooker is wrapped in references from the series's 10 seasons. Under an illustration of the well-worn Central Perk couch, you’ll find easily adjustable low, high, and warm buttons, making this slow cooker suitable for a variety of soups, chili, and many other dishes. The stoneware inset is also removable and easy to clean.

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But if you’ve got a big group coming over with unique (and slightly annoying) dietary requests—much like the first time Monica decided to host Thanksgiving—check out this triple slow cooker that's also currently on sale at Hot Topic for $56. Each cooker holds 2.5 quarts and has independent temperature controls.

Did you know that slow cookers are a good way to eat on a budget? Learn more budget-friendly cooking tips by heading here. And while you wait to be able to stream Friends again, be sure to brush up on these facts on the show's history.

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Looking to Downsize? You Can Buy a 5-Room DIY Cabin on Amazon for Less Than $33,000

Five rooms of one's own.
Five rooms of one's own.
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If you’ve already mastered DIY houses for birds and dogs, maybe it’s time you built one for yourself.

As Simplemost reports, there are a number of house kits that you can order on Amazon, and the Allwood Avalon Cabin Kit is one of the quaintest—and, at $32,990, most affordable—options. The 540-square-foot structure has enough space for a kitchen, a bathroom, a bedroom, and a sitting room—and there’s an additional 218-square-foot loft with the potential to be the coziest reading nook of all time.

You can opt for three larger rooms if you're willing to skip the kitchen and bathroom.Allwood/Amazon

The construction process might not be a great idea for someone who’s never picked up a hammer, but you don’t need an architectural degree to tackle it. Step-by-step instructions and all materials are included, so it’s a little like a high-level IKEA project. According to the Amazon listing, it takes two adults about a week to complete. Since the Nordic wood walls are reinforced with steel rods, the house can withstand winds up to 120 mph, and you can pay an extra $1000 to upgrade from double-glass windows and doors to triple-glass for added fortification.

Sadly, the cool ceiling lamp is not included.Allwood/Amazon

Though everything you need for the shell of the house comes in the kit, you will need to purchase whatever goes inside it: toilet, shower, sink, stove, insulation, and all other furnishings. You can also customize the blueprint to fit your own plans for the space; maybe, for example, you’re going to use the house as a small event venue, and you’d rather have two or three large, airy rooms and no kitchen or bedroom.

Intrigued? Find out more here.

[h/t Simplemost]

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