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Here's Proof Buying More Stuff Actually Makes You Miserable

Our piles of crap don’t just contribute to reality-TV shows like <i>Storage Wars</i> and <i>Hoarders</i> — they also make us miserable, and not just when we can’t …

Minimalism

Struggling With Student Loans? How to Lower Your Payments

If you’re struggling to make your student loan payments, one option to explore is income-driven repayment plans.<p>Recommended Student Loan Refinancing …

Back in Debt? A Strategy to Pay It Off for Good

Find yourself staring back at the same mountain of debt… again? Make a plan to get rid of it for good. Photo: Rick McCharles<p>Debt is one of those …

Personal Finance

Pare Down with the Declutter Habit

It’s a fact of life that without constant vigilance, clutter creeps up in our lives, accumulating into piles and closets and drawers and shelves so …

Minimalism

This Clever Duvet Cover Trick is Going to Change Your Life

The "duvet burrito" makes changing your cover SO much easier.<p>Nothing says frustrating like trying to put on a duvet cover by yourself. In a world of iPhones, robo-vacuums, and all sorts of tech gadgets, you'd think we would have found a simpler solution to this cumbersome housekeeping task by now. …

Tag: Domestic Science

Trend Alert: 10 Modern, Fragrant, All-Natural Dishwashing Liquids<p>by Julie Carlson<p>Domestic Science: The Unscented Company in Canada<p>by Meredith …

How to Be Your Own Professional Organizer: 10 Top Tips from the Pros

We can all use a little organizing reminder every now and again; I know I do. I always start out with the best intentions, and then they fall by the …

Time Management

Wall Desk | By Nordic Appeal

We are suckers for minimalist, functional design, and our latest crush is this versatile wall desk by Nordic Appeal, a Danish design studio that …

Furniture

Minimalism Film: An Exciting Update

By Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus · Follow: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram<b>March 1, 2015</b>Great news: The Minimalists, Catalyst, Asymmetrical, …

Filmmaking

A Portable, Flexible and Affordable Cardboard Standing Desk

You’ve probably noticed how standing desks are becoming more and more popular as it’s pretty obvious that so much sitting is bad for us. Refold has …

20 Things You Should Deep Clean This Spring

There are a few places you won't need to tackle again until next year.<p>When the weather starts to warm up, it's a sign to bust open your windows — and your cleaning supplies cabinet. Yes, it's already that time of year again. Don't know where to start? Use this list, which includes all the spots …

Closet Cleanout: The Only 10 Pieces of Clothing You Need

I have only good memories of walk-in closets, except for the time I was rummaging around in the back of one–and suddenly came across a high-top …

Can't Afford to Move? Learn to Love the City You're In

Some cities have a certain 'cool' factor — New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Austin. Drawn by the lure of interesting food and …

New Mexico

The Secret Ingredient to Make Windows Shine Bright Like a Diamond

When it comes to cleaning my home, I like to take as natural an approach as possible. In my ideal world, the process of making my own cleaning …

DIY: Homemade Dish Soap

Choosing dish soap for me boils down to a question of economy versus ecology. According to <i>The Naturally Clean Home</i>, most commercial soaps are not …

19 Cheesy Recipes that Prove Everything's Better with Cheddar

Everything's better with cheddar cheese—these 19 recipes prove it.<p><b>You know what they say:</b> Everything's better with Cheddar (oh wait, or feta.). It's true! These recipes for queso, waffles, sandwiches, toasts, and popovers (to name a few) star one of our very favorite cheeses.

Cooking

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

Breakfast

8 Rules for Ditching Sentimental Clutter

Trust us. You'll feel better once you let it go. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>Finally discarding the pile of catalogs that's hiding your dining room table is one thing; getting rid of old photographs, hand-me-downs, or life's other souvenirs is another.<p>"Everything we own …

How to Easily Clean & Organize Your Digital Files

(Image credit: Ashley Poskin)<p>Everyone's digital life and needs are different. Consider this a very basic guide on how to do a little digital cleaning …

Software

Rubber Band Uses

(Image credit: bikeriderlondon/Shutterstock)<p>Each day our postal worker delivers envelopes through our mail slot securely wrapped in a single rubber …

DIY

5 Unusual & Modern Ways to Display Your Clothes at Home

(Image credit: a pair and a spare)<p>It's not just about displaying clothing around your house or finding a way to stylishly store your favorite fashion …

Cost of Living

Paperless Productivity With Evernote & Pocket

Evernote provides many different tools to capture and save web content. From our own Web Clipper to integrations like Feedly and Pocket,Freelance …

Productivity

The Biggest Mistakes You're Making With Your Dishwasher

Major don't: Mixing stainless steel and silver flatware.<p>1. Overloading<p>If you try to pile in too many dishes, you'll end up having to do twice the work. If dishes are blocked and water can't reach them, then they won't get clean.<p>2. Arranging dishes incorrectly<p>You'll want to be strategic when loading …

How To Set Up an Annual Home Maintenance Calendar

Whether you own or rent your home, whether it's an apartment or a house, it'll need maintenance this year. Make your life easier and a little less …

Home Improvement

9 Ways To Make Your Storage Cabinets More Space Efficient

If you can't add more actual storage cabinets to your living space, you can always increase the capacity of what's already there. This includes …

Storage Ideas

Author Nicholas Carlson in conversation with Evernote CEO Phil Libin

5 Little Painting Tricks That Are Sure to Make You Smile

(Image credit: Abby Cook)<p>Adding color to your home doesn't have to be a huge commitment. If you love color but don't feel like painting a whole room …

Painting

6 Things You Should Never Ever Store in the Garage

Protect your belongings and yourself with these safe rules for storage.<p><i>This story originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.</i><p>We're guessing your decluttering strategy is something like this: No place for it inside? Put it in the garage.<p>But the truth is, your garage isn't a great catch-all storage …

Graduation time from your favourite notes app? Notes Plus iPad Review

As some of you may know if you have read my articles before (thanks Mum!), I love productivity apps and the app which constantly does the business for me is Notability. Ginger Labs, the creators of Notability have designed their app in such a way that it appeals to power users and beginners alike. …

Apps

FlowBoard EDU for iPad: A presentation app that gets out of the way

Presentation software. You either love it, or live with it. There isn’t too much in between. For years PowerPoint was the market leader, but the goliath of the PC presentation world hasn’t really kept up with presenting in the mobile world. It has left a niche in the market for other developers to …

Apps