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Small Plastic Bags: 20 Super-Handy Uses

Not just for toting lunch, these handy items are helpful to have around the kitchen and home. >>

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Cheap Halloween Decorations: 12 Easy Homemade Ideas

Whether you caught the DIY bug from creating homemade Halloween costumes for your kids, putting… >>

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How to Fix 11 Common Lawn Problems

Improve your grass when it comes to weeds, bare patches, mushrooms, seasonal swamp, and more. >>

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Zero Waste Uses for Eggs, Eggshells, and Egg Cartons

The ultra-utilitarian egg is a kitchen staple, but it has several other surprising uses around the… >>

5 Quick Ways to Decorate Your Thanksgiving Table
5 Quick Ways to Decorate Your Thanksgiving Table

Try these simple decorating tips to get your table Thanksgiving ready. >>

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How to Clean Silver: 13 Weird Tricks That Really Work

Make your tarnished silver and dull jewelry shine like new after a cleaning with these common… >>

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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. >>

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Like New: 8 Common Garden and Home Repairs You Can Do Yourself

Save time and money by using household items for common repairs, like a torn window screen or leaky… >>

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16 Surprising Uses for Toothpicks

Think toothpicks are only good for picking teeth or checking cake? Think again. Check out these… >>

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Home Improvement: 4 Ingenious Organization Tips

Simplify spring-cleaning with these smart—and unlikely—space savers. >>

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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… >>

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How to Get Rid of Sweat Stains: 9 Easy Solutions

To make your wardrobe last, getting rid of those inevitable stains -- from coffee stains to ink… >>

Staging a Home: 5 Designer Secrets for a Fast, Profitable Sale
Staging a Home: 5 Designer Secrets for a Fast, Profitable Sale

Selling your home? Fresh paint and flowers aren't enough to move it—not in this market. Here's… >>

5-Minute Front Door Feng Shui
5-Minute Front Door Feng Shui

Increase your chances of bringing love and opportunities into your home with these fast, positive… >>

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How to Dry Flowers: 5 Awesome Ways to Preserve a Bouquet

Pick flowers in the morning or night when they're perkiest. When it's time to preserve them, use… >>

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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… >>

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… >>

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… >>

To Catch an Identity Thief
To Catch an Identity Thief

"I hunted down the woman who stole my life." >>

8 Spring-Cleaning Tips to Get It Done Faster
8 Spring-Cleaning Tips to Get It Done Faster

Get a jump on spring-cleaning this year by focusing on these essentials. >>