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Gardening: Hints for growing roses in tricky soil

If someone tells you that growing roses in Saskatchewan is like growing any other shrub, either they have never grown roses, or they lucked out with …

Gardening

Zara Home's Dreamy Summer Bedding Line Will Convince You to Sleep In

If there's one common theme that unifies Zara Home's latest summer collections, it's creating a sanctuary at home. First, the brand launched its …

Home Decorating

Garden Workhorse: 5 uses for Fire Chief™ Arborvitae in your landscape

A low-maintenance shrub with year-round interest, dramatic floor, and versatility – yes, please! If you’re not using Fire Chief™ Arborvitae in the …

Landscaping

120,000 People Agree: This Sephora Brightening Serum Is Worth Every Cent

A hint of highlighter and swipe of concealer can work wonders to brighten a dull, uneven complexion, but makeup only offers a temporary topical glow. …

Skin Care

Shade-Loving Perennial Flowers: 15 Beautiful Choices for Your Garden

While shade may feel like a limiting factor when it comes to colorful garden plants, it simply isn’t. Yes, your plant palette may not be quite as …

Extreme Sports

10 Water-wise Plants

Droughts and water shortages have grabbed headlines in recent years, reminding gardeners everywhere that we need to find ways to make our landscapes …

Gardening

Try This 10-Minute Yoga Routine to Help Increase Your Hip Flexibility

The hips are a large joint in your body and support a great range of motion. Because of the amount of time most of us spend sitting in chairs, it’s …

Yoga

How To Apply For $350 Million In Student Loan Forgiveness

There’s $350 million in student loan forgiveness available on a first-come, first-served basis.<p>Here’s what you need to know and how to apply.<p><b>Temporary Expanded Public Service Loan Forgiveness</b><p>On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Education added a page to its website with details of the Temporary …

College & University

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

DIY

The 30 Best Gardening Tips of All Time

Even the Marthas of the world could use a little help when it comes to the delightful—but laborious—task of gardening. Read on for the 30 most …

I Tried Chrissy Teigen's Banana Bread Recipe & It Was Seriously Unreal

<i>You've been there before: You're scrolling through your Instagram feed when you see your favorite celeb post about their favorite new product — a</i> …

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

Home Improvement

24 Brilliant Home Hacks That Are Actually The Easiest

Being an adult is hard. Between working, sleeping, eating, and Netflix and chilling, where are we expected to find the time to organize our …

PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

20 Amazingly Colorful Trees for Shade and Joy in Summer !

Are there certain parts of your house that get incredibly hot during the day?<p>Do you find yourself needing a shady spot in your yard?<p>Well, I’m right …

The Furnace and Air Conditioner Filters We Would Buy

If we were looking to buy a new filter today for our HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) system, we’d aim for a medium-efficiency …

Home Improvement

Trending on The Organized Home: Spring Cleaning

This week on The Organized Home, the editors found inspired solutions to their most pressing spring cleaning conundrums. Here’s a look.<p>More of this …

How hackers are hijacking your cellphone account

Fraudsters have figured out how to break in to online accounts protected by two-factor authentication, where the authenticating device is your mobile phone.<p>They don’t steal the phone; they simply hijack the phone number. This enables them to intercept those one-time verification codes sent to that …

Identity Theft

House Plants Forever — The Best Places To Buy Plants Online

Advice for those who have a green thumb but no car.<p>The joys of owning house plants are innumerable. We ask ourselves every day why we don't own more plants — and then we remember we live in a city, don't own cars, and don't possess the physical strength or patience to lug a Fiddle Leaf Fig through …

Plants

The Most Popular Recipes on Pinterest That People Actually Use

Pinterest isn’t just for pretty pictures. As many a home cook knows, the platform has a vast collection of delicious-looking recipes too tempting <i>not</i> …

How to Choose a Low Light Houseplant (and Keep It Alive!)

Choosing a houseplant for your space can be a daunting task if you've killed your fair share of plants in the past. But don't fret—just follow these …

Plants

10-Minute Roasted Asparagus

<i>Asparagus</i> is a Greek word that means shoot or stalk. It is one of those vegetables that absorbs flavor well and can be as dressed up or dressed down …

Recipes

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

3 common clothes dryer problems and how to fix them

A clothes dryer is no doubt one of the most used (and most power-hungry) appliances in your home. It's also essential for making sure you have clean clothes for work or school. Who has time for hanging clothes out to dry anymore?<p>When your dryer stops working like it should, things can get ugly …

Home Improvement

Zara’s New Home Collection Is a Spring Daydream (and Starts at Just $6)

With Zara's new spring/summer home collection, our warm-weather fantasies are officially on overdrive. Expect a soft, natural palette (powder pink! …

Minimalism

100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …

Interior Design

From the outrageous parties to publishing Hemingway, a remarkable life has now been retold in a book, The Heart is a Burial Ground, by her great-granddaughter Tamara Colchester<p>She is credited with inventing the modern bra, launched Salvador Dali on the international arts scene and founded a …

Books

8 Dermatologists Agree—This $10 Product Is the "Gold Standard" in Anti-Aging

The sheer size of drugstore skincare sections is enough to overwhelm any casual shopper—and the anti-aging offerings are even more complicated. Which …

National Banana Bread Day: 1 Smart Hack You Need for Baking

In honor of National Banana Bread Day (February 23), we started thinking about our best banana bread baking tips. Our food director Dawn Perry says …