Kathy Morini

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29 things dogs should never eat

A recent study found Xylitol, a chemical commonly included in gum and sugar-free peanut butter, was deadlier than chocolate to dogs.<p>It made us wonder: what other common foods are dangerous for our pets?<p>We spoke with two vets, Dr. Richard Goldstein of New York's Animal Medical Center as well as …

Hardscaping 101: Hog Wire Fence

What I’ve noticed more and more lately (and admired) are hog wire panels: used for fences, gates, and trellises. A mainstay on ranches for decades, …

Landscaping

Menopause and Weight Gain

The end of your period is something some women want to celebrate, but the process of that can drag out for 10 years or so (known as perimenopause) …

45 Brilliant Cleaning Tricks for Every Occasion That Really Work

There’s nothing better than a spotless house. But, to tell the truth, for many of us cleaning our house is not on our list of our favorite ways to …

Kick Your Year Off with an At-Home Yoga Practice

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7 Ways to Get a Better Body in 30 Minutes or Less

In as little as a minute a day, you can make noticeable changes to your physique and your fitness level (if you keep it up over time, of course).<p>If …

Exercise

The DIY Gift That Dry Winter Hands Will Thank You for

One of my first signs of winter, even before I see frost on the grass or need my down coat, is the beginning of dry, tender skin. Lower humidity, colder temperatures, and Chicago’s winds quickly leave me looking for ways to soothe and protect my hands. <b>This homemade salve not only smooths rough</b> …

Welcome to the Real Whole Foods: A Former Employee Tells You How to Save Big

I started working for Whole Foods Market in 2007. I worked off and on for the company at multiple stores throughout California until last year. I …

5 Essential Tricks for Treating a Sunburn

Of course you understand the importance of sunscreen, but sometimes, no matter how diligent you were with reapplying, you still end up getting too …

Skin Care

Why Would Anyone Get a Fecal Transplant? Watch a Brother and Sister Explain

It isn’t very often that a medical procedure inspires a patient-advocacy movement, let alone an Internet fan club. Especially not a procedure that is, well, icky. But that’s undeniably what has happened with fecal transplants, a low-tech practice from back in medical history that has worked its way …

How To Clean Your Jewelry With Ketchup, Plus More Surprising Bling-Brightening Hacks

Don't let your bling bling become blah blah.<p>Although we're super vigilant when it comes to washing clothes, shoes and bags, our jewelry is often an afterthought. And let's face it, these are the accessories we usually keep on all day, every day. Gross!<p>But before you pull out your hair out thinking …

8 Secret Amazon Prime Perks You Don't Know About

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eCommerce

Hot Looks: Got Frizz? Well, Say Hello to Frizz-Free Hair!

Fight off humidity and say good-bye to frizzy hair! We’ve rounded up some products that will keep your hair smooth and shiny when the temperature rises and the air gets sticky.<p><b>Redken Frizz Dismiss F.P.F 10 Fly-Away Fix</b>: No time to spray? No problem. Besides, you can't carry that large bottle of …

Beauty Must-Have: Best At-Home Glycolic Treatment

Super-strength peel pads for derm-level results.<p>Right before the directions, on the back of Dr. Neal Shultz's exfoliating pads, there's an all-caps warning: NOT A STARTER STRENGTH PRODUCT. If it were a traffic sign, it would be "proceed with caution," maybe even "do not enter" for some; for me, …

6 Smarter Ways to Make the Most of a Garage

Believe it or not, this cave-like space has potential.<p>Your garage might be a scary, junk-filled spot that you'd rather forget about. But, you're missing out on some prime room real estate there. To up its appeal — and its utility — consider these ideas.<p><b>1. Paint It a Cheerful Color</b><p>Designer Annie …

44 Genius New Uses For Household Items

Hacks out of what's around your house.<p>Use these hacks to make the most out of what's around your house. This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.

7 great uses for an old phone or tablet

Upgrading to a new gadget always feels like Christmas morning, but it also leaves you with an old smartphone or tablet taking up space. Usually, nothing is wrong with your old gadget. You just don't need it anymore.<p>Or do you? Before you decide to sell it or give it away, there are some very cool …

In-App Purchases

The 5 Biggest Mistakes You Make When Painting Furniture

Improve a less-than-stellar piece with paint, patience, and my tricks. I had the oops moments; now you can learn from them.<p>There's no shortage of tutorials about painting furniture online. And I've used a lot of them to paint dressers, console tables, chairs, mirrors, and more. But I have found …

Flu Prevention: DIY Elderberry Syrup

A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down? Make that honey.<p>For flu prevention, here’s a natural remedy that actually works. I’ve been making …

5 apps to get the best prices this holiday season

Retailers have the holiday season down to a science complete with lighting that makes you look your best (or worst), specific sale days, particular music playing and even what scent permeates throughout the store. Don't let them get the best of you.<p>Equipped with your smartphone or tablet and the …

17 Ways You're Sleeping Wrong

Correct these mistakes for a good night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale, exercise, and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it still won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function properly.<p>If only it were as easy as shutting your eyes. …

How to get free Wi-Fi on your next flight

Whether you've got a two hour or ten hour flight in front of you, you may want to take advantage of your flight time to catch up on emails, browse your favorite websites, or watch a movie. For most of those things, you'll need the internet. After paying hundreds of dollars for your ticket and …

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, …

Apple iOS 8 arrives Wednesday, replacing iOS 7

IPhone and iPad enthusiasts, contain yourselves: iOS 8 is ready for download Wednesday.<p>Apple will release the next iteration of the operating system for the iPhone 4S or newer, the iPad 2 or newer, the iPad Mini, the iPad Air and the iPod Touch 5.<p>Though not as dizzying as last year's upgrade to …

Trade it in: How to get the most for your old iPhone

We are now just hours away from the unveiling of Apple's latest iPhone. The iPhone 6 is expected to be a complete redesign of the company's iconic smartphone line, and if the people already lining up outside Apple stores is any indication, there's a good chance you'll want to ditch your current …

#flipshopping: Beach Reads

Inside Flipboard / July 3, 2014<p>Reading outside is one of the greatest parts of summer. Whether you intend to spend some time at the beach, a lake, a …