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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. >>

More of America's Dumbest Criminals
More of America’s Dumbest Criminals

A lineup of bumbling crooks who practically caught themselves. >>

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13 Things Ticks Won’t Tell You

With Lyme disease and other tick-spread illnesses predicted to spike this year, protect yourself… >>

Senior Living: From 55 Apartments to Retirement Housing
Senior Living: From 55 Apartments to Retirement Housing

Which senior living scenario is right for your family's needs? >>

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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… >>

What You Need to Know About Tornadoes
What You Need to Know About Tornadoes

Why do some thunderstorms spawn deadly columns of wind while others simply leave us drenched? >>

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13+ Things Your Housecleaner Won’t Tell You

Are you your house cleaner's favorite client? Here, house cleaners from around the world come clean… >>

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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… >>

10 Food Storage Guidelines You Didn't Know
10 Food Storage Guidelines You Didn’t Know

To fridge or not to fridge? Discover what foods you should take out of your refrigerator and what… >>

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… >>

11 Secrets You Won't Learn at the Garden Center
11 Secrets You Won’t Learn at the Garden Center

You can grow beautiful, healthy plants by using these common, inexpensive household items when you… >>

Wedding Flower Arrangements You Can Do Yourself
Wedding Flower Arrangements You Can Do Yourself

Home decor expert Baroness Monica von Neumann shares sophisticated flower arrangements that you can… >>

How to Downsize Your Stuff for a Move
How to Downsize Your Stuff for a Move

How can you decide what to keep and what to toss when you move to a smaller space? Here are some… >>

13 Non-Toxic Kitchen Cleaners
13 Non-Toxic Kitchen Cleaners

Ditch the chemicals and try these green solutions for a spotless (and healthier) house. >>

4 Things We Really Learned from Doomsday Preppers
4 Things We Really Learned from Doomsday Preppers

The Nat Geo show can leave you feeling ill-prepared for disaster, but there are solid takeaways to… >>

13 More Things Your Plumber Won't Tell You
13 More Things Your Plumber Won’t Tell You

Plumbers around the country give us the scoop on how to find a good plumber, lower your water bill… >>

13 Things Your Car Mechanic Won't Tell You
13 Things Your Car Mechanic Won’t Tell You

Real mechanics give you the inside scoop on the tricks of the trade. >>

Five More Things Your Dry Cleaner Won't Tell You
Five More Things Your Dry Cleaner Won’t Tell You

We asked dry cleaners to spill all their secrets and tips about the care of your most important… >>

Smart Ways to Save Energy Costs in Winter
Smart Ways to Save Energy Costs in Winter

Don’t get stuck with impossible insulation or a failing furnace. Instead, use these savvy ways to… >>

Cleaning Tips You Haven't Heard
Cleaning Tips You Haven’t Heard Before

Housecleaners come clean and share the cleaning secrets they use to keep your house spic and span. >>