Jennifer Johnson

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What Not to Say to Someone Who's Sick

Getting diagnosed with a serious illness that requires a lot of medical intervention is an extremely stressful experience. There’s a lot to navigate, …

Self-help

How to Make Your Wifi Router as Secure as Possible

Though more router manufacturers are making routers easier to set up and configure—even via handy little apps instead of annoying web-based …

Wi-Fi

32 Genius Life Hacks You Literally Never Thought Of

Some people aren’t down with life hacks. Instead, they prefer doing things the old-fashioned (difficult) way. Suit yourself, whatever, but honestly, …

Lifehacks

How to get started composting

Composting is a way to reduce your food waste while creating rich fertilizer for your garden. What was once a fringe practice is now mainstream, with many trash collection facilities across the US and in the UK now composting food scraps.<p>No matter if you live in a city or far out in the country, …

Gardening

29 Life Hacks That Could Save Your Life One Day

27. Some people believe that birds tend to fly lower in the sky when a storm is approaching.<p>As barometric pressure goes down during a storm, birds …

Lifehacks

15 Incredibly Clever Life Hacks That Will Surely Help You Someday

A lot of interesting things can be learned on the internet, provided one uses it wisely. Every day new, interesting DIYs and clever life hacks are …

Lifehacks

25 Amazing Life Hacks That Use Everyday Household Items. #21 Just Blew My Mind

Over the years, we accumulate a lot of things but sometimes we might discard them because we feel there is no need for them anymore. Once we get past …

Cleaning

Should You Reroute Some of Your Retirement Savings to Pay for a House?

If you’ve just about saved enough for a down payment, how much do you need for all the extra expenses that come up in the home buying process? And is …

Personal Finance

Why you shouldn't download iOS 12 just yet

With the release of iOS 12 via Apple's public beta program, it can be very tempting to install the beta on your primary iOS device. Trust me, I get it.<p>However, it's a beta release for a reason. Features are going to change, apps are going to break and bugs are bound to be found. And dealing with …

iOS

iPad 2018 vs. iPad Pro: Which should you buy?

Originally, the Apple iPad was a single one-size-fits-all device, beyond a few storage size options. Then came colors and screen sizes, and Mini, Air and Pro variants. Today, the line has thinned back down a bit to the iPad and iPad Pro, plus an older Mini holdover -- but that doesn't make it much …

IPad Pro

7 iPhone calendar tips everyone should know

When setting up your iPhone ($1,000 at Cricket Wireless), there are a number of settings to change and tweak right away, but one that often goes overlooked is the stock iOS Calendar app. It's simple but deceptively powerful if you set it up right. Who knows -- with a few minutes of work upfront, …

Apps

Watching YouTube Tutorials Probably Won't Make You an Expert -- But Doing This Might

Research finds we overestimate our own abilities after watching how-to videos.<p>2 min read<p>The ready availability of online video tutorials means anyone can learn how to do anything. Right?<p>Actually, maybe not. According to new research described in <i>Harvard Business Review</i>, merely watching someone do …

Tutorial: Adjust the presser foot tension on your sewing machine

Did you know that you can adjust the tension on your presser foot? It’s not something you’d need to do very often, but depending on the weight of …

14 Sensible DIY Garden Hacks That Can Make You A Smart Gardener – Page 2

3. DIY Self Watering Container<p>It’s a nice, cheap and easy idea to follow. You can create a Self-watering container or DIY wicking bed container. A …

10 iPhone features you need to know

I am sitting in the audience at the Castro Theater for the San Francisco International Film Festival. The film Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot just finished and Gus Van Sant and Danny Elfman, the film's director and composer, respectively, take the stage for an interview. I panic.<p>"Is my …

iOS

How to Remotely Troubleshoot Your Relative's Computer

If you're the designated 'tech person' in your family or friend group, here's how to access a computer from afar, Mac or PC, to see what's going …

Windows 10

Kitchn | Inspiring cooks, nourishing homes

Inspiring cooks and nourishing homes through daily recipes, tips, kitchen design, and shopping guides.

How to organize your photos

When you add photos to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC, they sync to the cloud so you can access them across your devices. Lightroom automatically finds …

Don’t Want to Pay for Extra iCloud Storage? Here’s How to Manage It

If you’re an Apple user, you automatically get 5 gigabytes of iCloud storage for free. Unfortunately, most of us know how quickly that space can get …

iCloud

How to deep clean your mattress

Your mattress is probably the last thing you think about cleaning, but chances are it's pretty gross. Humans shed around 1.5 grams of skin a day. That amount can feed about 1 million dust mites, and these bugs are huge contributors to allergy problems. Your mattress alone could be home to 10 …

SPY Guide: How to Clean Your Yoga Mat

<b>* Safe, effective cleaning products to make your yoga mat smell fresh again<br>* Choose from easy-to-use wipes or cleaning liquids<br>* Make sure you’re</b> …

5 privacy tips for iPhone texting

I'm not up to anything untoward, I assure you. I just don't want my kids, who are constantly borrowing my phone to play music or Google something, reading my texts as they go by.<p>If you want to restrict the contents of the iOS Messages app to its intended audience only (read: you), then here are …

Text Messaging

Here Are 8 Ways Crafting Will Make Your Life Better IMMEDIATELY

Every year, January starts out the same: New Year, New Me! Whether it’s resolving to hit the 6 a.m. hot yoga class or cutting out simple carbs, we’re …

How to Remove Scratches From Your Car Using Products You Have At Home

Another scratch in your car? What a drag. But, get this: using just a few of these ordinary household items could help you get the scratches out, …

Cleaning

SPY Guide: How to “Dry Clean” Clothes at Home

<b>* Dry cleaning is a cinch with this at-home option</b> <b><br>* Deodorizes, cleans, and de-wrinkles in just 20 minutes</b> <b><br>* Safe on more fabrics including cashmere</b> …

Organizing Help for the New Year 2018

If you're seeing Organizing Help for the New Year 2018 anywhere other than on I'm an Organizing Junkie (or via my email list) it has been copied and …

Holiday Storage Solution: A Non-Plastic Box for Ornaments

In my family, the Christmas decorations spend eleven months out of the year in large red plastic bins in our basement. Everything’s thrown in …

Archives

The Organized Spice Drawer: 8 Rules for Decanting Kitchen Spices

4. Label containers.<p>Find a labeling system that brings joy (bright washi tape, anyone?) and creates ease. Chef David Tanis, for example, stores clear …

Spices

8 Slow Cooker Meals You Should Make To Get A Flat Stomach In 2018

This year you can lose weight, gain energy, feel incredible, and not have to spend hours cooking in your kitchen. Your slow cooker and these eight …

31 Delicious Things To Cook In January

All you need to start the new year right.