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Bob Staake Reads
Bob Staake: Read, Think, Draw

Award-winning illustrator Bob Staake appears in this month's Reader's Digest, and even with several… >>

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Top 10 Kitchen Design Tips

Remodeling and design experts offer advice for do-it-yourselfers. >>

Who Lived in My House Before Me?
Who Lived in My House Before Me?

Find out what you can learn from the previous owner of your home. >>

5 Ways to Save on Backyard Projects
5 Ways to Save on Backyard Projects

With a clear-cut plan, the right contractors and proper tools, there's no reason why your backyard… >>

When Your Home Won’t Sell: Accidental Landlord
When Your Home Won’t Sell: Accidental Landlord

Consider these options and educate yourself as much as possible to make the right choice for you. >>

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3 Cleaning Tricks Using Cotton Balls

These bathroom mainstays make manicures and makeup removal a breeze, but guess what else they can… >>

How to Stylishly Organize Your Bookshelves
How to Stylishly Organize Your Bookshelves

Arrange your treasures so they say homey, not hoarder, with these step-by-step tips for organizing… >>

13 Tips for a Super Yard Sale
13 Tips for a Super Yard Sale

A yard sale is just clearing your clutter, right? Wrong. It’s an opportunity to become a master… >>

New and Noteworthy Innovations in Home Building and Safety
New and Noteworthy Innovations in Home Building and Safety

What's new and noteworthy in home building, safety, and general convenience, including portable… >>

Create a Beautiful Lantern from a Liquor Bottle
Create a Beautiful Lantern from a Liquor Bottle

Danny Seo transforms "trash" to treasure. Here he shares an illuminating way to light up your… >>

How to Keep a Lawn Lovely
How to Keep a Lawn Lovely

Use these maintenance tips from the people who keep golf course greens looking pristine. >>

Best Sources for Summer Produce
Best Sources for Summer Produce

When it comes to fresh summer produce, you should look for ways to economize on vegetables. There… >>

Kitchen Design Tips on a Budget
Kitchen Design Tips on a Budget

Do you want to overhaul your kitchen but just don't have the funds? Here’s a kitchen design guide… >>

3 Hot Home Renovations
3 Hot Home Renovations

Plenty of homeowners wish they could change key features of their home, including additions or… >>

10 Easy Ways to Make Over Your Patio
10 Easy Ways to Make Over Your Patio

When the weather is warm, an outdoor space is a great place to gather with family and friends. Here… >>

How to Grow Sunflowers
How to Grow Sunflowers

Here are some tips for planting and growing sunflowers. >>

5 Home Safety Projects You Need to Do
5 Home Safety Projects You Need to Do

Carve out some time to do these simple home safety projects to keep you and your loved ones safe. >>

Build a DIY Semi-Permanent Patio
Build a DIY Semi-Permanent Patio

Transform a tired patch of lawn into a functional patio with cement pavers you customize yourself… >>

Patriotic Party Crafts
Patriotic Party Crafts

Red, white, and blue your backyard this Fourth of July with these craft ideas that take minutes and… >>

3 Ways to Save Money Using Your Dishwasher
3 Ways to Save Money Using Your Dishwasher

1. Laziness can pay off. Let your dishwasher do all the work. Wait until the machine is full to… >>