Michele Camilleri

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Current Obsessions: Ikea Hacks for Under $50

We’re willing to spring forward on Sunday only because it means we can get to Ikea an hour earlier. Goal: Window garden. Budget: $50. Shopping …

10 Ways To Declutter Your Finances

I am not a financially organized person. Just ask my husband. I routinely misplace bills, checks and statements that I should be paying, cashing and filing. Part of the problem—as with many other aspects of our lives—is an overwhelming sense of “too much”-ness. That is, there is too much financial …

The Gross Truth About How Often You Should Clean (And Replace) Your Pillow

<b>The question: How often should I clean my pillow?</b><p><b>The answer: Every three weeks for the outer cover, and every three months for the pillow itself.</b><p>The concern is less about the pillow breaking down and more about <b>the host of critters and debris</b> that can be found in the pillow you lay your face on …

Smile And Wave

Ever since seeing the woven stools at Target earlier this year I've wanted to try my hand at making something with the pretty rope selection from …

DIY Fire Pit

Enjoy a crackling wood fire in your own backyard. Learn how to build a DIY fire pit<p>Doug Montzka, of Montkza Concrete & Masonry in St. Paul, Minn., …

Home Improvement

Why This Outdoor Space Is Just As Cool As You Think It Is

For the last several months I've had the image above saved on my computer. When I first came across it, I had one of those, "I want to go to there" …

Make it Modern: DIY Two-Tone Sail Rope Hammock

This might be the perfect summer project. Weaving is an amazing way to relax. The repetition and handiwork are incredibly cathartic—and when you’re …

Crafting

How to Build a Fort

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Home>How To | More in Outdoor<p>How to Build a Fort<p>How to make a versatile …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

20 Years of Cleaning Tips: Scrub Your Way to a Gleaming Home

We've been cleaning for more than two decades. Okay, not continuously, but let's just say we know how to use <i>all</i> our vacuum-cleaner attachments at this point. Over the years, we've shared our best solutions for tackling household tasks, and to our delight, you've written to tell us how these tips …

Try This: Fabric Lined Dresser Drawers

In our current home we made the choice to go with mostly neutral walls and furniture. I like to think of that choice as a free pass to add <i>as many</i> …

Try This: Textured Planter Project

This morning I stepped outside in a sweater and shorts only to run back inside and change into jeans. It's getting chilly over here! I've got quite a …

Make It: DIY Hanging Mason Jar Planters

Just when I thought I'd seen every possible mason jar craft, I stumbled across this sweet and simple idea!<p>Armed with some twine, Karla from Oh So …

DIY: Friendship Bracelet chevron rug

You know how friendship bracelets are totally back? Well, I can’t quite bring myself to get into it after 15 years but I love the bright colors, the …

DIY Midcentury-Style Plant Stand

Hey, it's Mandi! You guys, this project is so easy I almost feel like I shouldn't be calling it a project. It's a pretty simple concept that's not …

DIY Paver Planter

Here's What You Need:<p>Here's What You Do:<p>1. Put pavers together without adhesive to make sure the size and shape are what you want.<p>2. Use landscape …

Make Your Own Concrete Planters

1 of 13<p>Let Spring Blooms Add Color Contrast<p>Concrete planters are made using a small container and a large container as molds. How far you push in the …

DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

I know I always get pretty excited about the projects on here but, seriously, this is one of my favorites! I’ve had a hanging chair on my to-make …

A Brooklyn Maker’s Ever-Evolving Small Apartment

An industrial steel side table designed by Skelton grounds brightly colored textiles in the living room of furniture designer Katy Skelton.<p>When Katy …

Living Rooms

Work and play basic essentials for your wardrobe

Work and play basic essentials for your wardrobe<p>When it comes to updating your work wardrobe, the last thing you want is to be spending an arm and …

7 kitchen-cleaning tips from a person who likes the smell of ammonia

Jolie Kerr thinks dish soap is romantic. She would -- she is the author of <i>My Boyfriend Barfed In My Handbag ... And Other Things You Can't Ask Martha</i> …

When Do Chefs And Doctors Buy Generic?

Pharmacists and doctors are more likely than the general public to buy generic medicine, as we reported last year. And chefs are more likely than the general public to buy generic food.<p>The economists who figured this stuff out recently published a new update (PDF) to their research, which caught …

Charred Corn Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

My mom makes a version of this salad every summer. I'll never forget just how sweet the locally grown corn on the cob is. She often tosses in whole …

Your Giant American Refrigerator Is Making You Fat And Poor

There is a fair chance that if you're reading this post, your fridge—the most-used and largest appliance in your house—is screwing you. The …

The Impatient Cook's Granita Primer

Granita is the crunchy cousin to sorbet, more rustic, and for me, more satisfying. The other thing is that making granita isn't cooking, it's …

Recipes

Jumbleberry jam and summer pudding: Nigella Lawson's 7 ideas for summer fruit

"It's sad to cook a perfect peach or a perfect nectarine," says Nigella Lawson, author of <i>Nigellissima: Easy Italian-inspired Recipes</i>. But some fruit, …

VW Camper Family - Campgrounds

Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …

Age and Oxygen Delivery

How quickly can you send oxygen to your muscles?<p>A couple of interesting graphs from a Western University study just published in <i>Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise</i>. They compared volunteers from three different age groups: young (average age 24), middle-aged (52), and older (66); in each age …

Middle Age