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Rose-Scented Linen Spray
Rose-Scented Linen Spray

Use this rosy linen spray to refresh musty fabrics in your home, or whenever you need a pick-me-up! >>

8 Aromatherapy Projects to Fragrance Your Home
8 Aromatherapy Projects to Fragrance Your Home

Forget expensive air fresheners and pricey candles. Add fragrance to every room in your home with… >>

Homemade Lemon Verbena Potpourri
Homemade Lemon Verbena Potpourri

Placed in a porcelain or silver bowl near the front door, this zesty potpourri mix is a wonderful… >>

How to Choose a Lightbulb
How to Choose a Lightbulb

In the dark about CFL bulbs? Considering LED lights? Energy-saving lighting is cheaper and more… >>

Cleaning Tips You Haven't Heard
Cleaning Tips You Haven’t Heard Before

Housecleaners come clean and share the cleaning secrets they use to keep your house spic and span. >>

Are You Ironing Wrong? 8 Tips on Getting it Right
Are You Ironing Wrong? 8 Tips on Getting it Right

Banish wrinkled shirts and rumpled sheets for good with these perfect-pressing tips >>

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13 Things Your Housecleaner Won’t Tell You

Former maid service owners and housekeeping agencies come clean about what it's like to tidy up… >>

5 Ways to Reduce Clutter in Your Life
5 Ways to Reduce Clutter in Your Life

Do useless objects and worthless papers keep piling up in your home? Here's how to cut the clutter… >>

Lavender-Scented Coathanger Sachets
Lavender-Scented Coathanger Sachets

Make these lavender sachets to scent your wardrobe, or use them as party favors. >>

Make Your Own Fresh Mint Room Spray
Make Your Own Fresh Mint Room Spray

This invigorating mint spray has citrus undertones. Just shake it thoroughly before using it as a… >>

How to Make Scented Drawer Liners
How to Make Scented Drawer Liners

These lovely rectangular pouches for lining your drawers will protect and perfume your clothes. >>

More Things Your Housecleaner Won't Tell You
More Things Your Housecleaner Won’t Tell You

More insider secrets and tips from the people who keep your home clean. >>

Plan an Easy New Year's Eve Cocktail Party
Plan an Easy New Year’s Eve Cocktail Party

An effervescent party with a sophisticated silver theme is the perfect way to make the coming year… >>

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5 Quick Cleaning Projects in 20 Minutes or Less

From mopping bathroom floors to keeping clutter away, devoting just a few minutes of your day can… >>

Welcome Home Potpourri Blend
Welcome Home Potpourri Blend

This spicy citrus blend will fill your home with a refreshing fragrance. >>

How to Snowplow-Proof Your Mailbox
How to Snowplow-Proof Your Mailbox

Winter weather's on its way. Make your mailman's job easier with a mailbox that can withstand… >>

Christmas Tree Safety Essentials
Christmas Tree Safety Essentials

Short of a gym membership, it's the surprise no one wants: the ornament-laden Christmas tree that… >>

The Well-Chosen Gift: 50+ Ways to Give the Perfect Present
The Well-Chosen Gift: 50+ Ways to Give the Perfect Present

These gift ideas let you match personalities with presents and help you put the head and heart back… >>

Make Cooking Simpler, baste turkey
Funny Thanksgiving Help-Line Calls

Butterball shares the funniest calls they have gotten on their Thanksgiving Turkey Talk-Line. >>

’Tis the Season for Fireplace Safety
’Tis the Season for Fireplace Safety

Nothing adds warmth and festiveness to those family gatherings like building a fire in a fireplace… >>