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5 Ways Sleep Tracking Can Help You Sleep More Comfortably
Night sweats, begone. (In Partnership with Total by Verizon)
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10 Common Causes of Mold in Your Home (& Tips for Prevention!)
Household mold is one of those terrible adult realities that you weren't thinking about when you were a kid wishing to grow up faster. It can cause a host of health problems and thousands (and thousands) of dollars in damage, and it can flourish in any home. Preventing mold damage is all about controlling moisture and responding quickly when you notice signs of mold growth. Focus on these 10 common mold sources.
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10 Foods You Actually Shouldn't Store in the Refrigerator
People have strangely strong opinions about refrigeration. Some grew up in cold peanut butter houses and learned to keep ketchup and condiments on the countertop or hot sauce in cold temperatures. Others swear that peanut butter should only be kept at room temperature and that nothing edible belongs in the fridge. The food storage debates will rage on. In the meantime, clear up some space in your own fridge by pulling out some things that don't need to be there.
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10 Common Summer Pests & How to Prevent Them
During the warm summer months, insect activity is at an all-time high, and they will find a way to pester you both indoors and outdoors. Keep yourself prepared for battle with these pesky insects with this list of 10 of the most common summer pests and how you can prevent them.
10 Life-Changing Laundry Hacks You'll Wish You Knew Sooner
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10 Fun & Easy Ways to Stay Cool Without a Pool
Sure, sometimes it would be nice to have a pool, but think of how much money you save by not having one! Unfortunately, this isn't much comfort when it's so hot that you can barely stand to move. Cannonballing into the deep end is just one of dozens of fun ways to cool down on a sweltering day. This summer, you're going to have an (icy) blast in your own backyard with no pool maintenance required.
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3 Easy Hacks to Thread a Needle
Believe it or not, July 25 is actually National Thread the Needle Day. You could celebrate this day by finding a path between two opposing views or by shooting a billiard ball through a narrow pathway. You could even "thread the needle" in your yoga class. In our opinion, the best way to honor this day is to help you ramp up your sewing game by giving you three easy ways to thread a sewing needle.
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10 Hacks to Keep Dogs Cool in Summer Heat
There's basically nothing you wouldn't do to keep your dog happy, but when it comes to making him comfortable in the summer heat, it's hard to know what your dog wants. Every pup has his own preferences, so one dog may love ice cubes, while another may be inexplicably terrified of them. Experiment with a bunch of easy hacks to find the ones that help your favorite furry friend stop panting and enjoy the 10th nap of the day in comfort.
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10 Summer Camping Tips to Stay Cool in the Heat
When you spend the night communing with Mother Nature, she gets to choose the temperature. A camping trip that coincides with a heat wave doesn't have to be a miserable experience, though. Packing a few key items and following a few simple strategies should help you beat the heat while you sleep under the stars.
11 Grocery Shopping Secrets: Tips to Save $$
10 Surprising Ways to Use Toothpaste
9 Smart Ways to Remove Stains from Stuff in Your Home
How to Soften Butter Quickly
Getting soft butter in a pinch has never been easier!
10 Surprising Ways to Use Bobby Pins
How to Clean Everyday Items Secretly Teeming with Germs
10 Practical Ways to Repurpose Socks
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10 Genius Car Hacks for Your Next Road Trip
Snacks, tunes and your favorite person by your side – what else could you possibly need for an epic road trip? Well, a lot, as it turns out. Spending long days in the car is a lot more pleasant when the car is clean, comfortable and stocked with everything you need within reach.
10 Tips & Tricks to Keep Your Pool Area Safe
It may be the most fun part of your home, but your pool area is also one of the most dangerous. Keeping everyone safe by your pool is your responsibility, so pool owners must be vigilant about creating and enforcing safety procedures. Knowing that you've put plenty of protection in place allows you to cannonball with a clear conscience.
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10 Common Grilling Mistakes You Might Be Making
On a sunny night, standing by a hot grill with a cold drink in your hand is a perfect place to be. Nothing ruins the good vibes faster than a burned burger or funky-tasting veggies. Grilling is a skill that takes practice to perfect, so there's no shame in having made some basic grilling errors – but you never need to make them again.
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10 Money-Saving Pool Maintenance Tips & Tricks
A pool is a huge investment, and it's worth every penny when you jump into the crystal-clear water on a scorching summer day. Maintaining your investment takes daily effort during pool season, but it doesn't have to be a huge time commitment. Make pool maintenance as easy and cost efficient as possible with these easy tips.
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10 Genius Hacks for Your Next Beach Day
A beach day always seems like it's going to be relaxing – until you get there. By the time you've hauled everything from the car to the sand, swatted away insects, gotten sand in your mouth and rearranged the beach blanket for the 10th time, you're ready to go home. Your next beach day will be different. With these easy hacks, the hardest part about going to the beach is convincing yourself to leave.
It's OK not to be OK all of the time. Millions of Americans face the reality of living with depression and it can feel like a never-ending battle at times. Now, more than ever, it's vital to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we've rounded up several DIY creators who have shared their favorite hobbies and discussed how finding a new hands-on activity to participate in can really help improve your well-being. Mental Health, Mental Wellness, Mental Health Awareness Month, Health Awareness, Mental Health Awareness, Living With Depression
DIY Creators Open Up About Mental Health & Hobbies
It's OK not to be OK all of the time. Millions of Americans face the reality of living with depression and it can feel like a never-ending battle at times. Now, more than ever, it's vital to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we've rounded up several DIY creators who have shared their favorite hobbies and discussed how finding a new hands-on activity to participate in can really help improve your well-being.
Fold Your Shirts Like This to Save Space
Here’s how to fold those shirts ✅
How to Keep Sliced Avocado Fresh
You'll never have mushy avocados again with this trick! 🥑
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These Hacks Will Help You Throw a Memorable Summer BBQ
Want to throw a memorable backyard BBQ? These hacks will help you make it happen. (Sponsored by Roundup) **ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW PESTICIDE LABEL DIRECTIONS**
10 Surprising Home Hacks for a Fork
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10 Shower Hacks You'll Wish You Knew Sooner
Your shower should be an oasis from the stressful world – a place where you can relax, recharge and emerge refreshed. However, reality rarely lives up to that fantasy, so you end up bumping into soap-scummy walls and knocking shampoo bottles onto your feet every time. Enough is enough – it's time to create that oasis you crave.
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How to Get Rid of Silverfish Bugs: 5 Tips & Tricks
We can all still agree on one thing: We don't want bugs in our home. Alas, silverfish don't care what we think – they only care that our homes have so many welcoming places in which they can hide. These silvery wingless insects can thrive in most climates, so they're a common household pest. They won't cause structural damage or harm you, but they can destroy paper and other personal items. Plus, they're kind of creepy. Here's what you need to know to keep your home free of silverfish.
Maybe you can't whip up a perfect soufflé, but no matter what kind of kitchen skills you do (or don't) have, you can boil water. Though it sounds too simple to be true, boiling water can help you clear your skin, improve your garden, fix your tarnished silver and even sleep better at night. Time to put on the kettle! Kettle, Art, Drain Cleaner, Clogged Sink Drain, Fresh Produce, Canned Food, Juice Of One Lemon
10 Brilliant Ways to Use Boiling Water Around Your Home
Maybe you can't whip up a perfect soufflé, but no matter what kind of kitchen skills you do (or don't) have, you can boil water. Though it sounds too simple to be true, boiling water can help you clear your skin, improve your garden, fix your tarnished silver and even sleep better at night. Time to put on the kettle!
the ultimate beginner's guide to baking
The Ultimate Beginner's Guide To Baking
From cookies to homemade bread, baking offers service, mindfulness and a cure for the sweet tooth. Want a hobby that combines mindfulness, generosity and brownies? Fire up your oven because baking is for you. The benefits are undeniable.