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3 Surprising Uses for Jell-O
3 Surprising Uses for Jell-O

Jell-O, the wiggly and jiggly sweet, is the perfect summer dessert or quick snack on the go; but it… >>

11 Best Tips for Planning Patios, Decks, Outdoor Kitchens and Bars
11 Best Tips for Planning Patios, Decks, Outdoor Kitchens and Bars

Now's the time to launch your home improvement projects and enjoy the outdoors. Here, our best tips… >>

10 Secrets to Colorful Container Gardens
10 Secrets to Colorful Container Gardens

Container gardens are the perfect way to liven up your front entrance, create a small herb garden… >>

7 Tips for Hosting a Low-Budget BBQ
7 Tips for Hosting a Low-Budget BBQ

Here are some helpful ways to host a barbecue without spending a fortune. >>

Is it Dangerous to Shower During a Thunderstorm?
Is it Dangerous to Shower During a Thunderstorm?

Throughout your life, you have a 1 in 600,000 chance of being struck by lightning. >>

Is it Dangerous to Rarely Wash Your Bath Towel?
Is it Dangerous to Rarely Wash Your Bath Towel?

Do bath towels really ever get dirty? >>

How to Pair Cheese Like an Expert
How to Pair Cheese Like an Expert

Here are some ways to pair cheese with a variety of delicious ingredients. >>

The Dos and Don'ts of Summer Entertaining
The Dos and Don’ts of Summer Entertaining

Star New York chef Anita Lo, author of the upcoming Cooking Without Borders, gives her tips on… >>

Eternal Reef
A Guide to Green Burials

You recycle, drive a hybrid, eat vegetarian, and take your own bag to the grocery store—but have… >>

How to Grow Herbs in Any Environment
How to Grow Herbs in Any Environment

Fresh herbs can transform an OK meal into an “Oh, wow!” one. And they’re amazingly easy to… >>

13 things home inspector licensed
How to Avoid Home Improvement Scams

How can you avoid being fooled? Follow these tips. >>

Weird News You May Have Missed
Weird News You May Have Missed

Find out about some wacky stories that have made headlines recently. >>

Kitchen Cleaning Tips for People Who Despise Doing Dishes
Kitchen Cleaning Tips for People Who Despise Doing Dishes

Washing dishes in the sink doesn't have to be drudgery. >>

Give Your Lawnmower an Early Summer Tune-Up
Give Your Lawnmower an Early Summer Tune-Up

Experts recommend giving your lawnmower an annual tune-up before storing it away for winter. But… >>

4 Things You'd Never Think to Clean
4 Things You’d Never Think to Clean

Here are a few germ hot spots that warrant your occasional attention. >>

What to Grow in Small Gardens
What to Grow in Small Gardens

If your answer to “How does your garden grow?” is a disgruntled, “Small,” you’re not… >>

Decorate With Pink
5 Fool-Proof Ways to Decorate With Pink

The Raymour & Flanigan catalog showcase an expert's eye on tastefully decorating with pink. >>

Use Recycled Cooking Water to Feed Your Garden
Use Recycled Cooking Water to Feed Your Garden

Boiled foods release nutrients of one kind or another, so why pour their cooking water down the… >>

Weekend Projects
5 Simple Memorial Day Weekend Home Projects

Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time to spruce up your home with simple and effective home… >>

Yulia Brodskaya Reads Paper Art
Yulia Brodskaya: Paper Art

Artist Yulia Brodskaya’s client list includes Starbucks, Hermes, and now, Reader’s Digest. But… >>