How to clean your house for spring: A room-by-room guide
Warmer weather is on its way, so get your home in gear with our spring cleaning strategies, with help from expert Maeve Richmond.
May 4, 2016
8 easy ways to combat garden pests
Keep pesky insects and animals away from your home garden with these natural and easy methods.
April 20, 2016
6 things you should clean every day
Taking a few minutes to wipe down these items can get rid bacteria and dirt hiding in plain sight.
April 12, 2016
8 tips for a better cup of coffee
The keys to making good coffee are pretty simple. From which cup to use, to the benefits of whole beans, how to make the tastiest cuppa joe.
December 21, 2015
How often should you wash your sheets? (plus seven more linens)
Learn how frequently you should really launder your sheets, bath towels, curtains, pillows and more.
August 7, 2015
6 unusual uses for mouthwash
Kill dandruff, freshen laundry & so much more to get the most out of your mouthwash around the house.
July 20, 2015
10 tools for pain-free gardening
Get outside now! Alleviate back soreness, knee pain, and other bodily aches with these affordable gardening tools.
April 30, 2015
5 top tips to downsizing your home
How to know if you're ready for a smaller place, plus if you are, tips to make the transition as smooth as possible.
January 20, 2015
Truth or myth: Urine whitens clothes
Every day you flush your liquid gold down the toilet, but could it be solving your household problems?
January 4, 2015
Truth or myth? Is newspaper the best glass cleaner?
Get a bang for your buck with these unusual newspaper uses.
December 21, 2014
8 amazing uses for apple cider vinegar
Clean the house, get rid of bad breath, and see your garden blossom all with one product. See how apple cider vinegar can improve your health, skin, and more.
October 30, 2014
8 best ways to keep bugs out of your house
What you can do to the outside — and inside — of your home to keep ants, roaches, and other little buggers at bay.
May 6, 2014
9 toxic household products that look like candy
These pretty swirled tablets and brightly colored liquids look good enough to eat. The problem: kids can get their hands on them and do just that.
November 19, 2013
Expiration dates: Before you toss your food, read this
That little date stamped on food packages may not be as accurate as you think—and you could be wasting money because of it.
October 31, 2013
10 most stolen items from burglaries
A break-in happens every 15 seconds. Find out what thieves are looking for — and get tips to keep your home safe.
October 17, 2013
Is your bathroom making you sick?
It should be the cleanest place in the house—but it’s not. Germs, mold, and bacteria in the bathroom can be harmful to your health. Here’s how to get rid of them the right way.
July 16, 2013
10 organizing tips that’ll change your life
We'd all love to get organized. But where to begin? These easy tips will help you spend less time re-sorting—and re-storing—things later.
October 30, 2012
6 gifts that bridge the distance
What to get when you can't be there but still care enough to send the very best
March 1, 2012
6 new ways to stay connected to the grandkids
Wondering what else you can do aside from Skype to bond with your grandchildren? Here, great new stay-in-touch ideas. n
March 1, 2012
Introduce your grandkids to gardening
Spend quality time in the garden and grow something beautiful together
July 7, 2009