Cleaning & Organizing

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34 Useful Reasons to Load Up On Lemons

When life gives you lemons, you can do more than make lemonade. From eliminating odors to juicing… >>

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10 Ways to Save It With Soda

Preserve flowers, moisten a roasted ham and see how soda solves 8 other everyday problems. >>

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7 Ways to Remove Water Rings

Stop worrying over water rings -- these fixes will make your tables look terrific. >>

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How to Clean Using Hydrogen Peroxide

This medicine cabinet staple does more than disinfect. >>

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75 Storage Ideas: A Room-by-Room Guide

Is clutter taking over your home? These simple steps will help you create instant space. >>

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13 Things Your Dry Cleaner Won’t Tell You

Dry cleaners give you tips on how to get the most for your dollar. >>

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Baby Wipes: 8 Extraordinary Uses

Wipes do more than clean up baby's bottom! Here are new ways to put them to work. >>

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7 Laundry Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Even if you've been washing your clothes for years and think you know how to do laundry, these… >>

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9 Everyday Items Dirtier Than a Toilet Seat

These surfaces have more germs than the average toilet seat, and you’ve likely already touched at… >>

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How to Cut Holiday Cleanup Time in Half

Save time tackling even the toughest holiday messes! >>

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11 Storage Tricks to Make Your Foods Last Longer

Don't just save your food—save money with these insider tricks to making kitchen staples last a… >>

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6 Food Staples That Last Longer Than You Think

Don't trash these common ingredients quite yet—they have incredible lifespans. >>

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Super Saves for Stained Clothing

Did you spill red wine all over your shirt? Is that lipstick smear hanging around? These secret… >>

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7 Surprisingly Germy Kitchen Items You Never Think to Clean

The sponge and the sink are obvious culprits, but new research shows that other everyday kitchen… >>

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13 Clever Ways to Clean the Uncleanable

Looking for easy ways to get rid of everyday messes? Here are some new ways to keep your belongings… >>

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12 Surprising Uses for Vodka

Keep a bottle of this bar staple on hand for a natural cleaning and disinfection solution. >>

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13 Common Items for Getting Rid of Ants

From adhesive tape to vinegar, these 13 common items will tackle your ant problem and help you get… >>

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How to Get Rid of Sweat Stains: 9 Easy Solutions

To make your wardrobe last, getting rid of those inevitable stains -- from coffee stains to ink… >>

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DIY Storage and Organization Tips

Simple solutions for getting it all together using things you probably already own. >>

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6 Homemade Cleaners That Really Work

Instead of buying cleaners, use these natural cleaning products. >>