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How to Save Money on Drying Clothes

Save money on drying clothes by air-drying them indoors on a clothes rod. Put as many items as possible on…

Garden

Growing the Right Vegetables Saves $$$$

But some just aren’t worth it Having a green thumb can save you some green. Growing your own vegetables will…

Home Maintenance

Removing Candle Wax from a Carpet or Upholstery

Those candles on the coffee table create a nice ambience, but one wayward move can create a waxy mess on…

Cleaning

How to Clean Up Grease Spots in Your Garage

Do those garage-floor grease stains bother you every time you go in or out? Here's how to make them disappear.…

Pest Control

Keep the Deer Out of Your Yard

If you have telltale signs of big beasts roaming around your yard— small trees chewed to bits and massive damage…

Odors

Hinder Hamper Smells

Collecting all your family's clothes into one hamper makes laundry day a little easier…and a little odorous. To make your…

Garden

How to Sprout an Avocado

Did you know that sprouting an avocado pit will spread love throughout your home? Why does that happen? Because, according…

Pest Control

Ants Won’t Want to Be in Your House

If you have an ant problem in your house, do a thorough cleaning of the areas where they usually show…

Cleaning

Homemade Scrubbing Bubbles

There's a classroom science experiment that will never die—the baking-soda-and vinegar volcano. It's fun, safe, messy and…a great stove-top cleaner.…

Cleaning

Remove Pet Urine Without Harming Your Rug

Your cat or dog made a rest stop on the guest-room carpet a few hours ago (surprise!), and you have…

Organization

Creative Use for That Decorative Flowerpot: Countertop Organizer

You have more flowerpots than you know what to do with—so here's a great idea for using one that you…

Garden

How to Tell If Seeds Will Grow

The word "magic" aptly describes a seed. And if you love gardening (whether you have a nice plot of land…

Home

Hidden Toxins in Your Home

Poisonous chemicals and dangerous fungi may be lurking right under your nose. If you don’t think that toxins are lurking,…

Home Maintenance

Dripping Faucet? Dental Floss to the Rescue

Drip, drip, drip…do you have a relentlessly dripping faucet? Dental floss to the rescue! No, dental floss will not stop…

Cleaning

Clean Your Mirrors with Wet Tea Bags

Wipe your bathroom (or bedroom or wherever) mirror with a used, wet bag of black tea, then dry it with…