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The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving Table Setting
The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving Table Setting

What kind of table cloth should you use for a holiday meal? Does the wine glass go on the left or… >>

Homemade Gifts for Everyone on Your List
Homemade Gifts for Everyone on Your List

This holiday season, make these easy, personalized handmade gifts for your loved ones. >>

Top Tips for Affordable Holiday Lighting
Top Tips for Affordable Holiday Lighting

Swap plain light bulbs for colored ones. Warm colors give a flattering soft glow to a room, while… >>

Holiday Centerpiece Ideas for $10 or Less
Holiday Centerpiece Ideas for $10 or Less

This holiday season, use nature’s bounty and these charming, easy ideas to create a stylish… >>

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The 9 Best Tips for Christmas Ornament Storage

Keep your ornaments safe and organized for many years to come with these fast, affordable storage… >>

How to Set An Elegant Holiday Table—for Less
How to Set An Elegant Holiday Table—for Less

Host your family and friends in style with these smart, budget, table-setting ideas. >>

7 Last-Minute Christmas Centerpieces
7 Last-Minute Christmas Centerpieces

When it comes to fast and easy time-savers like these stunning table trims, holiday hosts and… >>

Introducing a Hot 'New' Friend
Introducing a Hot ‘New’ Friend

On my recent maiden voyage to the wilderness of Alaska, I was faced with the prospect of no heat… >>

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13 Weird Tricks to Clean Your Car

We found simple, cheap, unexpected tips on how to wash your car to keep it cleaner for longer. >>

Home Sweet Home Center: Shopping Tips
Home Sweet Home Center: Shopping Tips

Tomorrow is Saturday, so the odds are good I'll end up at Home Depot at some point. There's a… >>

This Halloween, Carve Pink Pumpkins
This Halloween, Carve Pink Pumpkins

Picking out the perfect pumpkin for my jack-o-lantern was always a task I took very seriously as a… >>

13 Surprising Uses for Coffee
13 Surprising Uses for Coffee

Here's how to use coffee after brewing and give new life to coffee grounds, cans, and the java… >>

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All Your Bathroom Etiquette Questions—Answered!

We all know to flush and wash our hands, but what about the not-so-obvious rules of the bathroom?… >>

6 Smart Uses for Clothespins
6 Smart Uses for Clothespins

These expert tricks and surprising uses for clothespins will simplify your life in one simple clamp. >>

Mini-Makeover Ideas for Your Bathroom
Mini-Makeover Ideas for Your Bathroom

Make a big impact in your bathroom with a tiny investment of time, money, and effort. >>

Trend watch: Small Spaces
Trend watch: Small Spaces

Massive mortgages, highheating bills, and other homeowner hang-ups have sparked the “tiny… >>

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9 Extraordinary Uses for Paper Towels

Paper towels to the rescue! These home tips will have you reaching for the roll every time you're… >>

Easy Gardening: Grow Mushrooms at Work
Easy Gardening: Grow Mushrooms at Work

I've painstakingly nurtured windowsill basil plants, and shooed ambitious animals out of past… >>

13+ Things Your Locksmith Won't Tell You
13+ Things Your Locksmith Won’t Tell You

Locksmiths reveal their best trade secrets. >>

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

Plumbers give us the scoop on the main culprit for clogged pipes, tips on do-it-yourself fixes, and… >>