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6 Exercises to Do At Home (When the Gym Is Crazy Crowded)

Don’t let a jam-packed gym (or lousy weather) keep you from meeting your fitness goals. Try this at-home workout developed by Sadie Lincoln, founder …

Workouts

Beautify Your Outdoor Space With Courtyard Landscaping

Courtyards have been an element of both domestic and cultural architecture for thousands of years. It is the area between two buildings or between …

Landscaping

How to pick the most useful herbs to plant in your back yard

I’m not an avid backyard gardener. My thumb is less than green, and my small patio is shaded by trees and fences, preventing prolific vegetable growth. But I haven’t felt the loss too keenly, as I have a farmers market across the street every week.<p>Potted herbs, however, are my exception. I manage …

Gardening

13 Ideas That Can Totally Change Your Backyard Decor And Landscape

Having a backyard or a garden is a real blessing especially when it’s nice and warm outside and you get to spend time outdoors doing all sorts of fun …

Landscaping

7 Before and After Bathroom Makeovers You Can Do in a Weekend

Bathroom sinks and vanities get more use than any other fixture in your house. It’s no wonder they can look tired and run-down after five or 10 …

Home Improvement

10 Tips for Cleaning Your Whole House in a Day

Your home needs a good cleaning but you’re unsure where to start. It is possible to clean your entire home in just one day, you just need to stay …

Cleaning

Your Outdoor Space is Missing Something Big This Summer

It's summertime, and all you want to do is be outside. But, particularly if you live in the southern part of the country, it's hot out there. The sun …

Landscaping

Lady’s 15 Incredible Films that Will Make You Fall in Love with London

It’s film time again. I’ve written about 11 books to read about London, but now I want to add movies. There are so many amazing films set in London, …

England

5 baking soda hacks to keep your laundry smelling super fresh

As the buzz around multi-tasking ingredients and pantry-staples hacks reaches an audible roar, happy news: Another ingredient is about to join the …

Cleaning

Why You Should Never Throw Out Your Old Pillowcases

Pillowcases will almost always outlive their fitted and flat companions. It's a fact of life. Perhaps the sheets get ripped or stained or repurposed …

Sewing

This Mixing Bowl Set Has Two Clever Tricks Up Its Sleeve — Amazon Deal of the Day

We've written before about how Joseph Joseph is one of our favorite brands for innovative home goods that give basics (like cutting boards or drawer …

Audio Mixing

How to make yarn turtles

This is such a great spin on the traditional god’s eye yarn wrapping project. Simply use fat popsicle sticks, paint them green and bam! You’ve got …

Turtles

How To Make A Rock Fountain In Your Japanese Garden

There are many rock fountains available on the market, but if you want to promote originality, making the fountain yourself might be a better idea. …

8 Chelsea Flower Show 2018 gardening trends you can try at home

We've scoured Chelsea for the best new trends you can try in your own garden this summer<p>At the end of a long tiring day, water is one of the most …

Gardening

Spruce up your patio with these great summer finds under $25

Summer season is on the horizon and it’s time for barbecues, graduation parties and relaxing afternoons outdoors. Whether you are hoping to use your patio for entertaining or are looking forward to your private place to unwind, today we are sharing a few patio ideas can help you make the most of …

How do I design a garden in a small area?

Everyone loves a garden in their home. Whether it’s a large garden with a sprawling lawn and a lovely canopy of trees or a tiny patch of refreshing …

​8 outstanding garden fountain Ideas

Who does not love the sweet sound of trickling water in a serene green landscape? True, but for most of us, having a fountain at home is no less than …

40 Best Small Patio Ideas For Creating An Outdoor Entertaining Space

A small patio is, ironically, the perfect place for big ideas.<p>Creating the dream patio in a small space may be difficult, but it <i>is</i> possible. With the right furnishings you can turn a simple patio into a stylish and modern outdoor getaway. Whether you have a cement, wooden or bluestone space, these …

6 Backyard Landscape Designs That Need Minimal Maintenance

Creating an inviting outdoor space doesn’t have to be a time-consuming, backbreaking endeavor. Although there’s no such thing as a truly …

The 50 Organizing Tips You’ll Regret You Didn’t Know Sooner

Take care of nagging clutter with these amazing organizing tips<p>Keep seven years' worth of business-related backup documents to support your tax …

Storage Ideas

35 Free DIY Pergola Plans & Ideas That You Can Build in Your Garden

If you have a garden in your backyard, you know you’ve imagined sitting around in your garden under the shade while chatting with your family and …

Your Weekend Project: A 7-Step Plan to Clutter-Free Living

Welcome to <i>Your Weekend Project</i>, featuring how-tos and ideas from our archives for an organized and inspired home.<p>We discovered interior designer …

5 ways for parents to help their children manage stress

opinion<p>Fiona Thomas is a mental health blogger talking openly about depression and anxiety over at www.fionalikestoblog.com and tweeting</b> …

Smartclean Vision.5 Portable Ultrasonic Cleaner, Cleans Your Glasses And More

Sponsored<p>The Smartclean Vision.5 is now live on IndieGogo, the device is a portable ultrasonic cleaner that is designed to give your glasses a …

Meghan Markle's Jaw-Defining Pre-Wedding Treatment Can Be Done at Home—for $0

The royal wedding is inching closer and closer (doesn't it feel like Meghan and Prince Harry only <i>just</i> got engaged?), and we'd be lying if we said we …

Three Good Places to Find Hands-on STEM Lessons

Like a lot of people, my most memorable moments from elementary school involved hands-on science lessons. One of my favorite experiences was making …

Education Technology

Flat and sparse weed-covered garden transformed into elevated, colourful oasis

Bob and Alison Maysmor turned a flat weed-covered area at their Paraparaumu home into a bright, colourful and surprising garden.<p>We bought our …

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 YOUR response to student behavior can change the trajectory of a child’s life

<i>This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast, I talked to educators about the school-to-prison pipeline and how restorative justice in the classroom</i> …

5 underrated Louis Theroux docos you probably haven’t seen

Louis Theroux is something of a hero here at Techly, a hero who needs to be shared. The documentary filmmaker has pretty much covered every …