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More Amazing Ways to Use Hydrogen Peroxide Around the House

Last week I heard from one of my readers who wrote about hydrogen peroxide—something I’ve written about in the past,

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From Closet Chaos to Organized in 5 Easy Steps

What’s behind your closet door? Orderly rows of shoes, stacks of folded t-shirts and hanging clothes arranged by color and

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The Best Christmas Book Ever

In the crush of holiday wish lists, gadgets, toys and media hype, it’s easy to overlook the four things experts

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A Machine that Gets Pet and Human Hair Out of Carpet Like Magic

How often have you been vacuuming and you turn off the vacuum only to see stray

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17 Ways to Use Coffee Filters that Don’t Involve Coffee

It was a dumb mistake. I grabbed the biggest package of coffee filters—a pack of 1,000—only to discover much later

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Best Inexpensive Toaster, Eufy Customer Service, Stainless Steel Cleaner

There are times that the old adage that you get what you pay for doesn’t hold up. Sometimes, it’s the

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Ask Me Anything: Eufy HomeVac | Homemade Wrinkle Release | Is DIY Will Safe?

In keeping with the rules of the TV game show, Jeopardy, how about I give you the answer, then you respond

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You Can Use This for That in the Kitchen

Over the years I have been uniquely privileged to sit under the personal tutelage of world-famous gourmet cooks the likes

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The Useful Life of Spice PLUS How to Repurpose at the End

When I packed up my kitchen for our big move a few years ago, I was embarrassed to discover what

Please, Can’t Someone Make a Decent Steam Iron?!

I just asked Siri*, “How do most people relax?” She rattled off a list of activities including, “nosh on chocolate,”

The Most Efficient Way to Slash Your Home Heating Bill

Just as I was knee-deep in researching, testing and learning all I could about electric space heaters, this letter popped up

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Car Dealer Spills the Beans on Treating Leather Interiors

Do you know what I love? Learning insider secrets. I’m not talking tabloid headlines or conspiracy theories, which I work

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Where There’s a Will it May Be Worthless

While I, along with so many fans, mourned the recent death of Aretha Franklin—a giant in the world of music—I

14 Things You’d Be Smart to Buy at the Dollar Store

At least a couple of times a week, someone will ask me what I miss most about living in Southern

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How to Leave a Fragrance, Not an Odor

I have something really fun to share with you today about fragrance, but first a story. About my friend, Herta.

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Highly Useful Accessories are the Secret of Instant Pot Rockstars!

Everyone, it seems, is talking about Instant Pot—the revolutionary electric pressure cooker that for all the hype, promises to turn

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Stinky Laundry, Smelly Machine: How Nasty Germs Survive in Your Washer and What To Do About It

If you assume the inside of your washer is the cleanest place in your home because you put detergent through

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25 Remarkable Ways to Use Blue Dawn Outside the Kitchen

Take a look under the sink where you keep your cleaning products. See a bottle of Blue Dawn Dishwashing

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Ask Me Anything: Mouse in the House | Sheets on the Bed | Interest on Credit-Card Debt

I will admit to having an extreme aversion to mice. They give me the creeps and just knowing one is

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Ask Me Anything: Vinyl Floor Care | Healthy 5-Min Bread | Stubborn Water Spots

If you’ve ever dealt with vinyl flooring—especially in an older home where the flooring has not been well-cared for, you