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You've Been Storing Tomatoes Wrong

"Definitely no," says Catherine Renard, a senior researcher at the French National Institute for Agricultural Research. Renard was the lead author of a study that tested the impact of storage conditions on tomatoes.<p>Tomatoes don't fare well in temperatures under 50 degrees F, says Renard. The …

Tomatoes

How to preserve your fresh basil

As you might already know, Justin and I currently have a little garden growing out in our backyard. We’ve got tomatoes (that are just now reaching …

10 Tips for a Simplified Garden, to Grow More With Less

It has been more than three years since I last wrote about My Neighbor Bea, a person who has persuaded her family (including her husband, Scott, her …

7 Money Habits Of The Rich That The Rest Of Us Can Copy

Yachts? Evening gowns? Travel?<p>That's true to an extent, but not all rich people live that way. For this argument, we'll define "rich" as having an excess of money, and "lavish" as obscenely using moolah like those in Hollywood.<p>Those who are rich, especially the self-made rich, are a different breed …

Personal Finance

Free Online Tools for Managing Money

Spending your hard earned cash on software that tracks how you spend your hard earned cash seems a little, well, pointless. Now there are dozens of …

Herbs for Tea

comments (8) March 29th, 2012<p><b>susan belsinger</b>, contributor<p>14 users recommend<p>Here is a list of favorite herbs for tea. You can plant these in a garden …

7 Most Outrageous Travel Fees—and How to Prepare for Them!

Even the most careful trip planners can get blindsided by these surprise expenses. Learn the most common budget-busting fees before they bite you in …

Why And How To Make A Vertical Garden

So the benefits of trellising are clear. Before you set up a trellis, though, keep in mind these two important points: You must situate trellises …

The Secret To Growing The Most Flavorful Eggplants

Give eggplants a head start on the growing season by starting them indoors, 6 to 9 weeks before the average last frost. Soak seeds overnight to …

4 Ways to Grow the Very Best Herbs

<b>Prep the soil.</b><p>Whether you're growing herbs in a planter on your windowsill or outdoors, Vierra recommends using a well-mixed combination of peat …

Grow a Rainbow of Vegetables for Health and Taste - Horticulture

Just as a flower gardener will carefully choose ornamentals to achieve a good color scheme, so should the edibles gardener consider color a major …

How to Make the Most of Your Urban Garden (Hint: Use the Roof Too)

Sometimes Brooklyn-based landscape designers Marni and Eric Majorelle of Alive Structures have to be salespeople for native plants, to convince …

Onions: A Growing Guide

Most onions can be pulled young as green onions called scallions, but there is also a perennial bunching type, <i>Allium fistulosum</i>, that produces …

35 Amazing Graphs That Show How Your Spending Habits Change With Age

<i>Amazing graphs on what happens to spending on everything from underwear to airlines as we grow up</i><p>Reuters<p>It's that time of year again when Americans spend like crazy for their loved ones and themselves.<p>But everyone's needs and wants evolve dramatically with age.<p><b>MORE FROM BUSINESS INSIDER:</b><p>HS Dent, an …

Simple Ways to Spend Less on Food

<i>The following is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my guest posting policy and then contact me.</i><p>I have read the same …

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HugeDomains.com - TheThingsWomenWant.com is for sale (The Things Women Want)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

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How Living a Simple Life Helps You Bridge the Gap to Your Dreams

How Living A Simple Life Can Help Bridge the Gap Between You And Your Dreams<p>Living a simple life can help if you want more free time to spend with …

7 ways to spend less on meds

No one wants to spend more money on medications.<p>In fact, people under 65 are twice as likely as older Americans to skip their meds, according to a new Centers for Disease Control study.<p>Why? To save money. You know this is a bad idea, but here’s what you may not know: If you fill your prescription …

10 Energy (and Money!) Saving Tips For Renters

Not every apartment, condo or townhouse rental includes free utilities, so for many renters, it is important to use energy efficiently. Reducing energy consumption means saving money, and by adopting a few efficient practices in your apartment, you can keep your money where you want it: your wallet.<p>…

Home Improvement

Expert Advice: 10 Ways to Live with Less from Zero Waste Home

When Bea Johnson, her husband, Scott, and their two children moved from a large house to a temporary apartment while they were looking for a new home …

Small Thrifting Finds: What To Look For

Some people are too scared to thrift. The most prominent excuses include, I can’t ever find anything good or I don’t want someone else’s leftovers. …

Flea Markets

DIY Soap Recipes: From Laundry Detergent to Body Wash

A necessary evil, cleaning is a big part of having a nice home. The dishes, the floors, the clothes …. that’s right …. they all have to be cleaned. …

Laundry Rooms

5 Things to Cut Out of Any Monthly Budget

Whether you want to go big (hello, high housing bills) or small (that protein bar habit), these easy changes will keep money in your wallet.<p>Your Huge …

Personal Finance

How Can I Become Financially Independent?

Greg writes in:<p>I don’t see how a person making minimum wage can ever become financially independent. It’s basically impossible.<p>It’s far from …

5 tips to help get your financial house in order

<i>Tax season is over, school is out, and the summer stretches before you. If you're worried that finances won't let you enjoy your summer to the fullest, why not take a few days to get your financial house in order? USA TODAY's Matt Krantz, John Waggoner and Rodney Brooks suggest taking these five</i> …

5 Money Moves Everyone Should Make By Age 30

Millennials, the current generation of 20-somethings perhaps best known for their tech-savvy ways, are growing up.<p>The oldest members of the group are now turning 30, which means they increasingly have adult money issues on their minds. The need for long-term savings accounts, retirement funds, debt …

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