Cleaning & Organizing

Egg yolk
Zero Waste Uses for Eggs, Eggshells, and Egg Cartons

The ultra-utilitarian egg is a kitchen staple, but it has several other surprising uses around the… >>

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Meet the Most Organized Man in the World, Ursus Wehrli

The world can be a messy place, and Swiss artist Ursus Wehrli is here to help clean it up—with a… >>

Corn Starch
How to Clean Silver: 13 Weird Tricks That Really Work

Make your tarnished silver and dull jewelry shine like new after a cleaning with these common… >>

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13+ Steps to a Zero-Waste Kitchen

Reduce, reuse, recycle: These expert tips will help you find new ways to cut waste in the kitchen. >>

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Home Improvement: 4 Ingenious Organization Tips

Simplify spring-cleaning with these smart—and unlikely—space savers. >>

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7 Surprisingly Germy Kitchen Items You Never Even Thought to Clean

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

Furnace
Dust Allergy? 7 Smart Strategies to Get Rid of the Dust in Your House

More than 90 percent of household dust comes from people and fabric: tiny flakes of skin, barely… >>

Meat Tenderizer
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… >>

Mary Roach
Listing Toward Sanity? A List Maker Explains

Do you like a well-written to-do list? Then you will find a friend in New York Times bestselling… >>

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Summer Stain Removal: The Mommy Bloggers’ Guide

While barbecue sauce, ice cream and grass stains may mark the start of summer, who needs them… >>