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How to Find a Cheaper Replacement Water Filter for Your Refrigerator

If you’ve ever replaced the water filter in your refrigerator, you know they don’t come cheap. Some cost as much as $60, which means that if you …

Consumer News

22K RT to Europe, 12K RT to Mexico/Caribbean w/ Delta

<b>Delta</b> is having an unannounced <b>flash sale</b> with great deals on economy class travel to <b>Europe</b> or to <b>Mexico / the Caribbean</b>. Most of the travel dates are …

Frequent-flyer Programs

The 10 Best Protein-Filled Foods to Keep You Full and Help You Drop Pounds

Eating a diet of 1,000 calories with foods that don't have any nutritional value is exactly what you shouldn't do if you want to lose weight. Instead, eating foods high in protein will provide nutrition and fill you up for longer periods of time. This means you'll be burning calories without any …

16 Brilliant DIY Garage Organization Ideas

I’ve rounded up some of the best DIY garage organization ideas for you! If you’re lucky enough to have a garage, treat yourself to some organization …

25 Things You Need to Do When You Move Into Your New Home

Take care of these vital tasks right away to avoid headaches later.<p>The minute you walk in to your new home, your mind will be racing with to-dos. …

49 Travel Essentials Travel Experts Never Go on Vacation Without

Whenever I pack, mistakes are made. Though I'm a meticulous list-maker, I always manage to forget something vital—pads and tampons, deodorant, you …

Shopping

Think Twice Before Throwing Out Your Avocado Pits

Growing up in California, long before they became trendy, I ate avocados regularly. And long before avocado toast was a thing, my friend who was in …

The ultimate packing list for your trip to Italy

This article may contain compensated links. See our full disclosure <b>here</b><p>Ciao a tutti! That’s <b>hello everyone</b> in Italian.<p>I’m sure you are excited to be …

Clothing

This Repair Tape Is Your New Home Repair Secret Weapon

A quick fix that lasts and lasts.<p>Look out duct tape; FiberFix Repair Wrap is the handyman’s secret weapon every homeowner deserves to know about.<p>Originally designed for the military, this tape is said to be 100 times stronger than duct tape, making it the perfect long-term solution to the kinds of …

Home Improvement

‘Vacation Constipation’ Is Real — Here’s How to Keep It From Ruining Your Next Trip

A GI doctor explains why so many people get so backed up away from home.<p>You blocked off a week, enabled your out-of-office email reply, and mentally …

Wellness

19 Genius Travel Secrets From Frequent Flyers

What perks come with spending a good amount of your life in the air? Free upgrades and a robust knowledge of travel hacks. Frequent flyers know how to pack, how to get through the airport seamlessly, and how to have the best in-flight experience. It's how they survive.<p>As you plan your next trip, …

Make These 69 DIY Cleaning Products For Pennies

If you're tired of reaching for cleaning products with ingredients you can't even pronounce, then head to your local grocery store for a few basic components, and make your own. These eco-friendly concoctions will leave your house sparkling. From window cleaner to grout whitener, you'll be amazed …

PopSugar

Everything You Need to Know About Lavender (Plus 5 Kinds to Grow)

Everything you need to know about lavender is a lot. Remember the <i>Encyclopedia Britannica</i>? The final hardcover edition—with 32 alphabetized volumes …

How to Use This Secret Tool to Find Amazing Flight Deals

Even if you've never heard of Matrix by ITA software, you've certainly seen its magic at work. It powers both Google Flights as well as KAYAK, and is …

The Best Trader Joe's Products Of All Time

If you've got a Trader Joe's in your neighborhood, chances are it's your go-to supermarket. It's cheap, convenient, and the snacks are unbeatable. It …

Trader Joe's

Eat Like a Local in New Orleans

What Chef Justin Devillier craves on his days off in the Big Easy<p>With nearly three hundred years of history under its belt, New Orleans has had plenty of time to perfect its culinary scene. And although serving the city alongside such storied establishments as Commander’s Palace and Antoine’s might …

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

Choosing paint colors for your home is a big deal: Nothing sets the tone for a space like the color on the walls. So deciding what paint color to …

Home Decorating

I Just Discovered the Most Perfect Dining Room Chairs — and They're Less Than $28 on Amazon

I recently moved into my first "adult" rental, and by that I just mean my husband and I are finally living in a place that has over 550 square feet. Enough room to, say, have people sit down at a table if we wanted them to. Which is what brought me to my current discovery.<p>My new place has a dining …

Dining Rooms

These LED bulbs offer 100 watts worth of light: Which is best?

Most folks think of 60-watt light bulbs as the basic standard for common household lighting. If you want something brighter, you upgrade to, say, a 100-watt bulb. The thing is, most 100-watt incandescents have long been phased out due to rising efficiency standards.<p>That's why you'll find plenty of …

20 Cozy Bedrooms You'll Never Want to Leave

When the winter winds are buffeting your body, and also your spirit, there is no more welcome retreat than a cozy, well-appointed bedroom. For your …

4 Bathroom Paint Colors Interior Designers Swear By

It's no secret that paint can transform a space. Whether you're looking to refresh your small powder room or revamp your master bathroom, a fresh …

Interior Designers Share the Neutral Paint Colors That Work in Every Room

Have you ever stood in front of the paint display at the hardware store—trying your best to find the best white paint for your kitchen—only to …

Interior Design

25 of Our Favorite IKEA Decor Finds Under $50

(Image credit: IKEA)<p>There is no denying that furnishing and decorating a home is costly, so it can be easy to put it off indefinitely, all the while, …

How to Use This Secret Tool to Find Amazing Flight Deals

Even if you've never heard of Matrix by ITA software, you've certainly seen its magic at work. It powers both Google Flights as well as KAYAK, and is …

How Long Do Pantry Staples *Really* Last?

So you’re thinking of cleaning your kitchen for the first time since 2007. Contrary to what most bachelors and students believe, a lot of fridge and …

Food

The 15 Items You'll Want to Pack for a Long Trip

Here’s what to pack for a month (or more) on the road.<p>When you’re headed out of town for a weekend, you may not give a second-thought to what you’ll …

14 bed styles that you would want to add to your home

The concept of restricting furniture to its dedicated formal space is passé as versatile furniture is increasingly becoming a hot favorite. In line …

'I Stopped Eating Carbs At Night For Two Weeks—Here's What Happened'

Bye for now, bread basket.<p>Carbs are my ultimate weakness. I love bread. But also pasta. And potatoes. And who are the people who don’t eat pizza crust? (They're not to be trusted.)<p>But, as a health writer, I’ve also interviewed a lot of people for weight-loss success stories, and a common …

Carbohydrates

This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …