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5 Ways to Kick Your Housekeeping Up a Notch
5 Ways to Kick Your Housekeeping Up a Notch

Go beyond vacuuming, mopping and dusting with these house-cleaning tips from the pros. >>

Creative Ways to Personalize Your Workspace
Creative Ways to Personalize Your Workspace

You spend 40 or more hours per week in your office or cubicle, so why not make it your own? >>

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… >>

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? >>

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… >>

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. >>

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… >>

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. >>

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

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

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… >>

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. >>

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… >>

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… >>

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… >>

How to (Almost) Live Like a Multi-Millionaire
How to (Almost) Live Like a Multi-Millionaire

Take a cue from these athletes' incredible homes to create an oasis of relaxation and fun in your… >>

The Best Places to Buy Art Online
The Best Places to Buy Art Online

Tired of looking at bare walls? Here's where to find great art at great prices online. >>

How to Make a Mini Rain Barrel
How to Make a Mini Rain Barrel

Save water--and money--by watering your garden Mother Nature’s way. All you need is an old water… >>

Maximize the Natural Light in Your Home
Maximize the Natural Light in Your Home

There are many benefits to bringing more natural light into your space. Here are a few ways to… >>