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I love vintage kitchens. There is something so comforting and unpretentious about them, filled with character and they look even better with …

15 Cleaning Tips We Learned In 2014

From the archives, we've pulled our favorite tips and tricks from the past year to help keep your New Year's resolutions in check.<p><b>1. Vacuum in both directions.</b> If you don't, you're likely to miss small pieces of dirt and dust that get trapped under the fibers of your carpet.<p>Looking for more …

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10 Genius New Uses for Dish Soap

It helps with so much more than just cleaning greasy pots and pans.<p>Dish detergent might be a sink-side staple, but its cleaning power is incredibly helpful all over the house. Because the liquid is mild, it's often a great choice over harsher chemicals (plus, we bet you've got an ever-ready …

15 Flower Hacks To Make Your Home More Beautiful

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, floral tips and tricks to easily decorate your home.<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in Las Vegas and NYC, let Cosmopolitan.com in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your house/apartment/dorm room with beautiful flowers …

Healthy Breakfast Ideas to Help You De-Bloat Before the Wedding

If you're struggling to de-bloat before your big day, the solution may be eating the right healthy breakfast. Registered Dietitian Julie Upton, from <i>Appetite for Health</i>, says a high-protein breakfast is key. Healthy eating starts first thing in the morning, but it's also essential for brides trying …

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This Eclectic Kitchen is Completely Knitted and Crocheted Out of Yarn

Fifty artists spent seven months combining yarn crafts with the dcor of yesteryear to create this truly original piece: a crocheted kitchen. The cozy scene includes a table set with Thanksgiving dinner, a sink with counter space, a stove range, a refrigerator, a China cabinet and an assortment of …

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This Charming Tiny House Has Everything You Need (And It Travels With You!)

The interior looks surprisingly comfortable.<p>The tiny house trend is still going strong, but even though these homes help families minimize living costs and are often dolled up in bright colors, most of us remain skeptical about how long we could actually stay in one (even if it tries to entice us …

9 Lies You Tell Yourself About Organizing

Don't let these common misconceptions derail your decluttering efforts. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p>Having trouble staying organized at home? We hate to break it to you, but it might be you (not your stuff) that's the problem. We asked professional …

Top 10 U.S. Civil War Sites

These ten places will transport you back to the time of the blue vs. the gray.<p><b>Appomattox Court House National Historical Park; Appomattox, Virginia</b> <br>The first step toward healing a nation was taken on Palm Sunday, April 9, 1865, when Gens. Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant sat down in the parlor of …

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