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Cleaning & Organizing

Baking Soda Uses: 17 of the Most Brilliant Ways to Fix Things With Baking Soda

Baking soda is one of the most versatile home remedies in your pantry. Here’s how to use baking… >>

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Cleaning & Organizing

11 Genius Ways Tennis Balls Can Make Your Life Better

Think beyond the tennis court: Tennis balls can help you park the car, fluff up your laundry, and… >>

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Cleaning & Organizing

8 Handy Ways You Can Use Popsicle Sticks to Solve Your Problems

Tongue depressors, craft sticks, little wooden thingies: Whatever you want to call them, Popsicle… >>

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Cleaning & Organizing

11 Ways You Could Be Cleaning Your Kitchen Wrong

Even if you clean your kitchen religiously, chances are you might be making a few of these crucial… >>

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Cleaning & Organizing

8 Ways You Might Be Loading Your Dishwasher Wrong

Never taken the time to read through your dishwasher's user manual? Avoid these mistakes to ensure… >>

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How to Make Jewelry: 5 Handmade Projects That Look Totally Professional

Lusting for new baubles? In their book Make A Statement, Janet Crowther and Katie Covington teach… >>

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7 Wallpaper Craft Projects (That Don’t Involve Walls)

Have leftover strips of wallpaper? These creative crafts will add a bit of style and color to… >>

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What to Do With Old Light Bulbs? 5 Bright Ideas to Turn Light Bulbs Into Crafts

Before you get rid of old light bulbs, consider turning your burned-out bulbs into pieces of art… >>

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Home Improvement

35 Things Every Homeowner Must Know to Save Money and Prevent Big Screw-Ups

Protect your biggest investment, make smarter decisions, and avoid costly mistakes. >>


Cleaning & Organizing

A Professional Organizer Reveals: 9 Ways to Get Rid of Junk (Without Guilt)

You want to get rid of clutter and clean up your house, but it can be hard to part with sentimental… >>

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6 Crafty Ways to Reinvent Leftover Wine Bottles

Don't toss that empty bottle of Pinot! Turn your used bottle of wine into a beautiful decoration… >>


Cleaning & Organizing

7 Ways to Get Rid of Ants (Without Calling the Exterminator)

How to kill and eliminate house ants and ants from your backyard. >>

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Cleaning & Organizing

7 Ways You’re Probably Cleaning Your Bathroom Wrong

The places you forget to clean, plus tips and tricks to clean your bathroom more quickly and… >>

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Cleaning & Organizing

12 Tiny Storage Hacks to Banish Clutter and Feel Instantly More Organized

A professional organizer reveals simple ways to organize your entryway, car trunk, laundry room… >>

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Home Improvement

Radon Testing and the 7 Key Things Every Homeowner Should Know

Radon testing is the only way to know whether your home has high levels of radon, a radioactive gas… >>

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Why Not Recycle Your Old CDs Into These 7 Gorgeous Crafts?

Dust off your old CD collection and create stunningly sparkly earrings, purses, mirrors, and more. >>

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Home Improvement

10 Tricks to Thaw Frozen Pipes (So They Don’t Burst and Wreck Your House)

A little ice can tear open a water supply line. That’s bad enough, but the real disaster often… >>


Home Improvement

Cut Home Heating Costs: 10 Tricks Savvy Homeowners Do

In most homes, especially older ones, sealing air leaks is the easiest, most efficient place to… >>

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Home Improvement

14 Ways Every Homeowner Should Prepare for a Power Outage

Due to an aging power grid, power outages are more common than they used to be. And things won’t… >>

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Home Improvement

Freezing at Home? 7 Simple Things You Can Do to Heat Up a Cold Room

Some rooms are always cold in winter, some rooms get cold occasionally, and some that have never… >>