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Tips for Trouble-Free Tree Planting

Make sure your new tree gets off to a good start with these tree planting tips.<p>'Before you buy a tree, look at the shade pattern it'll have when it's …

Build a Backyard Waterfall in One Weekend

Transform your backyard with a small pond<p>A backyard pond doesn't have to be big to have a big impact. This pond is less than 6 ft. long and just over …

Tips for How to Use Painters Tape

Apply painters tape faster and more effectively so you can get started painting sooner and make fewer mistakes.<p>Even the stickiest masking tape won't …

DIY

Backyard Waterfall

Build this simple, attractive backyard waterfall in less than a day<p>There are a thousand ways to build a backyard waterfall. But if you’re looking for …

Fix a Smelly Washing Machine

Eliminate bad odors in your clothes washer with a special tablet<p>Kill mold and odors by placing an Affresh tablet in the washer and running a cycle …

How to Determine Propane Tank Levels

All you need is a scale and a little math<p>There are two ways to avoid running out of fuel during a barbecue. The first is to always have a spare tank …

Ribeye

Refrigerator Maintenance: Refrigerator Compressor Repair

Simple fixes can save big bucks<p>Pull the fridge away from the wall, unplug it and remove the service panel. Swap in the new compressor and overload …

Outdoor Storage Locker

A little shed that spells big relief for a crowded garage<p>Click the links below to download the construction drawings and material list for the 2008 …

How To Trim a Door

Door Refinishing: Painting Varnished Doors

Give a fresh look to an old varnished door.<p>Painting steps:<p>If you have ugly stained and varnished doors and trim and you'd like to paint the whole …

Avoid Common Appliance Repairs

Follow our expert's advice and avoid the most common appliance repairs. You'll save big bucks.<p>Our appliance wizard, Costas Stavrou, spends most of …

Back-to-School Recipes!

Here are some of my favorite recipes for this incredibly busy time of year, whether you’re looking for kid-friendly breakfasts, lunchbox treats, or …

Slow-Cooker Filipino Pork With Garlic Fried Rice Recipe

<b>Note</b>: You can substitute apple cider vinegar for white wine vinegar, but the results will be sweeter. If you use distilled white vinegar reduce the amount by 1- to 1-1/2 teaspoons.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Pork:</b>1 large onion, thinly sliced (about 1 1/2 cups), divided3 pounds bone-in …

Garlic Dill Cucumber Pickles

All that hard work we put in this summer… all the focus, and persistence, imagination, daydreams, lazy chats, and late sunsets…. it’s time to pack …

Time to get comfy! 10 essential recipes for fall cooking - http://bit.ly/15nkt1Z

EXPEDIT double-decker cat snug/scratch post

<b>Materials:</b> Expedit single shelving unit, sisal rope, cushions I had already, velcro<p><b>Description:</b> This is really not a very difficult hack, but I …

The Nanaimo Bar: Another Reason to Consider Moving to Canada

If you grew up in Canada or in the Pacific Northwest, you may be familiar with the Nanaimo Bar, a no-bake, triple-layered confection that gets its name from Nanaimo (pronounced Na-NYE-mo), a city on Vancouver Island in British Columbia.<p>I originally made these bars—many moons ago—to thank my …

Dessert

How-To: Chainless Foundation for Single Crochet

Does the idea of starting a new crochet project with a foundation chain make you want to give up before you’ve even gotten started? You’ll definitely want to check out this chainless foundation method for single crochet from Maggie’s Crochet!<p>I’ve got good news for left-handed crafters too: In both …

When it's hot outside, that's the perfect time to haul out the slow cooker. We give you 5 slow-cooker recipes for hot weather: http://bit.ly/19OfA8J

Stir-Fried Minced Pork

The secret of this delicious, easy to prepare and inexpensive dish lies in the use of preserved vegetables, which are typical of northern Chinese …

How-To: Skyscraper Cat Scratcher

Have feline friends? Make your kitties an awesome skyscraper cat scratcher with this tutorial from Karen at MAISON KUOTIDIEN.<p>Pretty great, huh? Head over to MAISON KUOTIDIEN to see how it’s done!<p>[Via CraftGawker]

How-To: Invisible No-Knot Crochet Finish

Hate obvious knots in completed crochet projects? End your work without extra bulk with this invisible crochet finishing technique from Playin’ Hooky Designs.<p>Ready to give it a try? Head over to Playin’ Hooky Designs to see how it’s done.

How-To: Watermelon Mojito Jell-O Shots

If you’d like to consume a fancy cocktail with your fingers, then check out these refreshing Watermelon Mojito Jell-O Shots from That’s So Michelle.<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Strawberry Margarita Jell-o Shots<br>• Recipe: Champagne Jello Shots<br>• How-To: Caramel Apple Jell-O Shots

How To Install a Door

To install a new door, take your time, learn the basics—and don't be afraid!<p>Photo: flickr.com<p>Most homeowners are installing a new door to replace a …

How to Make a Concrete Walkway

A concrete path offers an inexpensive, easy-DIY alternative to pricier, more challenging walkway materials like brick and natural stone.<p>Photo: …