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7 Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

Follow these guidelines for keeping your children safe on Halloween nigh. >>

5 Relaxing Ideas for Your Bedroom
5 Relaxing Ideas for Your Bedroom

Make your bedroom a peaceful escape from the outside world. Here are a few simple ways to find… >>

natural cleaning
6 Natural Cleaning Boosters

Save money and create a healthy, clean home with these natural cleaning boosters. >>

What Leaf Blower Makers Don't Want You to Know About Rakes
What Leaf Blower Makers Don’t Want You to Know About Rakes

Shopping leaf blowers? Don't go to the hardware store before reading our forbidden advice for… >>

5 Strategies for Pricing a Home to Sell
5 Strategies for Pricing a Home to Sell

Once you know your home’s value and have a price range in mind, it’s time nail down the final… >>

Home-Staging Tricks of the Trade
Home-Staging Tricks of the Trade

How to see past the artful touches of the anxious seller and real estate agent. >>

How to Transform Your House Into a Haunted House
How to Transform Your House Into a Haunted House

Here are 6 simple steps to can turn your house into a haunted house. >>

Nontoxic Ways to Remove Hard Water Stains
Nontoxic Ways to Remove Hard Water Stains

To keep your home safe (especially if you have children), try these nontoxic ways to rid yourself… >>

Stain Removal Secrets from a Costume Designer
Stain Removal Secrets from a Costume Designer

You don’t get to be an Emmy Award-winning costume designer without learning to think on your… >>

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… >>

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… >>

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… >>

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… >>

Plant for Autumn Color
Plant for Autumn Color

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

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… >>