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6 Top Picks for Apple Picking
6 Top Picks for Apple Picking

Apple pie, apple strudel, applesauce -- your favorite recipes are begging for fresh apples. Here… >>

5 Tricks for Getting Things Done (Despite Your Mood)
5 Tricks for Getting Things Done (Despite Your Mood)

Is your strategy for getting stuff done working for you, or against you? Sometimes switching things… >>

9 Unusual Uses for Eggshells
9 Unusual Uses for Eggshells

The next time you make an omelet, don’t toss your shells. Eggshells have nearly as many uses as… >>

6 Tips for Storing Your Summer Wardrobe
6 Tips for Storing Your Summer Wardrobe

Instead of simply packing away your summer clothes, why not take the opportunity to do a bit of… >>

Prepare Your Home for Fall and Winter
Prepare Your Home for Fall and Winter

Prepare your home for unpredictable weather conditions with our checklist for fall and winter home… >>

Is Your Kitchen Sponge Harboring MRSA?
Is Your Kitchen Sponge Harboring MRSA?

Cold and flu season is coming. Want to get smart about germs? Learn how to duck the bugs and… >>

Dreamy Ways to Make Your Bed
Dreamy Ways to Make Your Bed

Sleeping better starts with what you’re sleeping on. Here are a few smart ways to get a better… >>

8 Weird Things That Can Remove Stains
8 Weird Things That Can Remove Stains

Find out how bread, milk, hair spray and more can be used to remove stains from your favorite… >>

Easy Lit Up Star Pumpkins for Halloween
Easy Lit Up Star Pumpkins for Halloween

Make a statement this Halloween with a trio of glowing pumpkins. You'll need a drill to make… >>

Plant for Autumn Color
Plant for Autumn Color

Seasonal plants for autumn are often overlooked, yet they give a generous display right up until… >>

How to Whiten Clothes Without Using Bleach
How to Whiten Clothes Without Using Bleach

If you don't care for the smell of bleach, here are a few natural alternatives. >>

13+ Amazing Uses for WD-40
13+ Amazing Uses for WD-40

WD-40 has far more uses than just on squeaky hinges. Find out the amazing ways this garage staple… >>

10 Bright Ideas for Saving on Lighting
10 Bright Ideas for Saving on Lighting

Be brighter! Energy-efficient bulbs have revolutionized lighting, but there are other simple ways… >>

How to Make a Scarecrow
How to Make a Scarecrow

Scarecrows have been used for ages to scare birds away from crops. Here's an easy look at how to… >>

Your Guide to Choosing the Right Paint
Your Guide to Choosing the Right Paint

Thanks to modern paint technology there is a paint for every type of surface. >>

10 Ways to Increase Home Value with Exterior Paint
10 Ways to Increase Home Value with Exterior Paint

The right exterior paint can add thousands of dollars to a home's value. If you're trying to move… >>

Cozy Decorating Tips for a More Inviting Home
Cozy Decorating Tips for a More Inviting Home

Do you want to add warmth to your entryway? Make guests feel at home in your home with our favorite… >>

6 Electricity Myths That Can Kill
6 Electricity Myths That Can Kill

If you hear someone spouting the myths below, set them straight with these tips from NYSEG.com >>

How to Design a Tornado-Safe Room
How to Design a Tornado-Safe Room

Safe rooms cost $2,500-$5,000 to build -- a small price to pay to stay safe. Check out these points… >>

7 Deadly Sins of Picture Hanging
7 Deadly Sins of Picture Hanging

Don't make these mistakes when hanging your art collection. >>