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DIY Lavender & Chamomile Bath Melts - All Natural & Good

I love taking baths, especially when it involves essential oils or anything that will make my skin soft and smooth! These DIY bath melts are …

naturalhealth

DIY Lip Balm with Avery

• Avery 1” Round Labels<br>• Clear Round Containers (each batch makes enough to fill about 16 containers)<br>• Striped Washi Tape<br>• 1 Tbs White Beeswax Pellets<br>• 3 Tbs …

Spring Cleaning: The Non-Toxic Way

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Spring is right around the corner, and as the weather warms up, it's the perfect time for the age old ritual of spring cleaning your …

Washers and Dryers Get More Efficient - Consumer Reports

Get the most from your washer<p>Here’s how to improve the performance of your high-­efficiency top- or front-loader.<p><b>Sort.</b> Washer capacities have gotten …

Cleaning

Pick The Right Toilet and Toilet Paper | Toilet Reviews - Consumer Reports

You can spend $100 for a new toilet or several times that. Consumer Reports’ latest tests of more than 30 toilets included single-flush models, which …

Write That Damn Book on Flipboard

By Chris Cash | Fiction is tougher than truth<p>Want a strong ending to your story? Here are 3 tips<p>The start of your story hooks a reader, but the …

37 Activities Under $10 That Will Keep Your Kids Busy On A Snow Day

Make being cooped up inside unforgettable.

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Make Your Own Teas From Garden-Grown Herbs

You can make your own teas from common herbs growing in your garden or to spice up store bought teas. A few common herbs you may have growing in your …

Gardening

The Best Mattresses for Couples

Say you’re a petite 5 feet tall, and your partner is a robust 6 feet 2 inches. You sleep on your side, and your partner is a back sleeper. Now, …

Best Upright And Canister Vacuums - Consumer Reports News

Is it possible to love a vacuum? Owners of the legendary Kirby vacuums are so enamored of those expensive but long-lived machines that they have been …

DIY Lemonade Lip Balm

Happy Summer! Warm days and soaring temperatures always put me in the mood for lemonade. For a little end of the year gift for my sons’ teachers I …

Small Space DIY: Countertop Herb Garden

One of life’s chief pleasures is the simple act of plucking one’s own herbs from a kitchen garden. For city folk without outdoor space, it can be …

How often you should wash your sheets, towels, and clothes - Consumer Reports

With schools back in session, washing machines across the country are getting a workout cleaning those smelly gym and sports clothes. But do you know …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

Cleaning

You've Never Used A Lemon Like This Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

How to Make Peppermint Essential Oil (Extract)

I grow mint in pots on my patio. Earlier this summer I spiffed up the planters from our old apartment with green outdoor paint I had leftover from my …

Your Favorites: 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels

It's almost a cliche at this point to say that teen fiction isn't just for teens anymore. Just last year, the Association of American Publishers ranked Children's/Young Adult books as the single fastest-growing publishing category.<p>Which is why we were only a little surprised to see the tremendous …

Eight classic young adult novels that deserve the Hollywood treatment

In the last few years, young adult fiction has become to Hollywood studios what Nirvana-esque alternative rock bands were to record labels in the 1990s: everybody has to have at least one. From past record-breakers like Harry Potter and Twilight to the ongoing Hunger Games and Divergent films, …

Best Time to Buy Things - Consumer Reports

DIY Home Fragrance (like a Williams Sonoma Store)

I love William’s Sonoma!<p>I make a point to stop in every time I am at the mall just to stroll through the beautiful store and smell the wonderful …

The Ultimate List of Keyboard Shortcuts for Lightroom

Photographers look to maximize the amount of time they spend behind the camera and minimize the amount of time spent in post-processing. But time …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Best Infant Car Seats

Rear-facing-only infant car seats are the first seat that most parents use when transporting their new bundles of joy, including that memorable trip …

These Swanky Notebooks Are Bound in Hand-Selected Cherry Wood

Imagine eating a steak wrapped in fine leather. Preposterous, I know. But Field Notes, the brand behind the precious memo books of the same name, has …

Metering Modes and How Your Camera Meter Works

The Nikon D7000 and Canon 60D are the Most Stolen Cameras of 2013

Want additional bragging rights when it comes to owning a camera? Well here’s a good one. There now exists a list for the most-stolen digital …

Planning and Packing Camera Lenses for a Holiday or Trip

When you’re packing photography equipment for a holiday, it’s hard to decide what to take. You want to take enough to get good photos, but not so …

Cameras

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Digital Photography