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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… >>

Cool Craft Ideas: Ten-Minute Transformations
Cool Craft Ideas: Ten-Minute Transformations

Got some downtime? Spruce up your home's style with these creative home craft ideas! >>

8 Fast Cleaning Fixes to Get Rid of the Grime
8 Fast Cleaning Fixes to Get Rid of the Grime

There’s hope for even the dirtiest, most outrageous messes that somehow find their way into our… >>

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How to Organize the Messiest Spots in Your House

These creative storage tips will help cut down on clutter. >>

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9 Quick Kitchen Cleaning Tips

Get quick tips for time-saving cleanup on your most-used kitchen tools. >>

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Weird Ways to Freshen Your Car

These unconventional tips will help get rid of car smells and keep unwanted odors at bay. >>

How to Get Rich Off Your Junk
How to Get Rich Off Your Junk

Dusty old toys and vintage computers can bring in big bucks on the collector's market: Here… >>

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Is Your Backyard Toxic?

Keep your family healthier at home: Don't overlook these surprising hazard zones in your backyard. >>

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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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13 Things You Never Knew About Home Safety

Secure your home with these expert-vetted home safety tips that turn burglars into bunglers. >>

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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… >>

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6 Extraordinary Uses for Dishwashing Soap

Who knew? Dishwashing soap isn't just for scrubbing plates—see how the liquid can kill ants, beat… >>

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RD on GMA: 13 Things Your Landscaper Won’t Tell You

Liz Vaccariello, editor-in-chief and chief content officer of Reader's Digest, shares the 13 Things… >>

Preserve Your Petals: How to Dry Flowers
Preserve Your Petals: How to Dry Flowers

Use this simple step-by-step guide to drying flowers to turn your blooms into colorful keepsakes. >>