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This Trick Will Get Rid of Most Insects Around Your Home

Before you reach for the chemical-laden bug spray and store-bought insect repellents, there’s a natural solution you can try—peppermint.<p>Insects hate …

Cleaning

5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

<b>How can I dramatically improve my life in 2 years?</b><p>This is a great question.<p>Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or …

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Greek Zoodle Salad Recipe

"Zoodles (zucchini noodles) are all the rage and I keep looking for new ways to prepare them. I decided to combine my love of Greek salad with the …

Recipes

How to Get Rid of That Musty Smell in Your Basement

The first step in learning how to get rid of musty smell is to find the culprit.<p>No matter how much sweeping, mopping and spraying you do, that musty …

Cleaning

The Secret to a Garden Full of Hummingbirds Is Hiding in Your Pantry

If you want to attract hummingbirds to your garden—and who doesn't?—you may already have all the tools you need. Preparing hummingbird nectar, a …

Audubon Society

13 Silent Signs Your Home Is an Unhealthy Place to Live

These innocent-seeming habits could be making you and your family sick—really sick.<p>While moisture in the home is normal—bathing, cooking, and even …

Cleaning

PSA: Plastic food containers with these *three* recycling codes aren’t safe for your health

If your food-container collection still consists of plastics instead of glass, frequently recycling and replacing ’em is a <i>must</i> to protect yourself …

Sustainability

The Questions I Wish I Had Asked Before I Bought My Country House

My husband and I bought our first country house with blinders on. We wanted the sort of quiet and tranquil life we imagined came from living far from …

Snowstorms

17 Delicious Ways To Eat Toast For Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

It's so much more than just toasted bread.<p>I love a good piece of toasty bread with butter, but when you put a topping like mushrooms, beans, or yes, avocado on it, it becomes an easy, inexpensive, yet elevated meal. Yes, meal! You can dress up toast for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and the toppings …

Tom Colicchio's Tips for Cooking the Perfect Scrambled Eggs

There are so many different ideas out there about how to cook the perfect scrambled eggs: On Food & Wine, we once recommended using this Tovolo …

The Completely Addictive Method For Grilling Burgers

I've grilled many burgers in my day, many of which were decent but none of which were restaurant-quality — that is, until I learned this technique from America's Test Kitchen. It's by far the most foolproof way to grill a burger with a charred exterior and juicy pink interior. The most important …

BBQ

Why You Should Be Cleaning Your Grill with an Onion

Hallelujah! It’s grilling season, y’all!<p>Unfortunately, nothing takes the joy out of juicy meats cooking away over a bed of hot charcoals like knowing …

Best Mattresses for Side Sleepers

In Consumer Reports' latest mattress survey of 61,000 members, almost 70 percent reported that they fall asleep on their sides. That means a lot of …

Recipe: Broccoli and Feta Pasta Salad — Recipes from The Kitchn

Pasta salads are infinitely flexible, delicious, and ready be dressed up. When I get a crush on a cheese or a vegetable, the pasta salad plays …

You haven't eaten fried rice till you've tried this!

The Fried Rice Recipe You've Always Needed<p>Cheap. Easy. Tasty. Diverse. It's perfection!<p>June 12, 2018<p>Oh fried rice.... the one dish that is perfect as …

15 Cleaning Secrets Only Car Detailers Know

Save hundreds of dollars and detail your car yourself in half a day. Get professional results using these tips from experienced detailers.<p>If you hit …

Recipe: Rhubarb Lavender Crisp — Recipes from The Kitchn

Rhubarb is an odd fruit. To begin with, it's actually a vegetable — a vegetable with poisonous leaves. The stalks are crisp and juicy, with a vegetal …

These Creamy Mushroom Chicken Thighs Are a One-Pan Wonder — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

12 DIY Planter Boxes You Can Make in a Day

If you’re short on space or don’t want to dig up your yard to put in plants, planter boxes are a good option. From simple to elaborate, there are …

10 Slow Cooker Recipes for Two People (Who Like Leftovers)

While slow cookers are a boon for big-batch meals, I take mine out at least once a week when cooking dinner for my small family of two (twice if you …

Cooking

How to Make Perfect Grilled Pizza

Summer’s nearly here, and it’s time to give your oven a break and fire up the grill. If you’ve never made grilled pizza, you’re seriously missing …

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

Energy Bars Recipe

"These bars are great before a workout or when you need a quick snack to stave off hunger for a few hours. They are easy to make and do not need …

Spring cleaning: 10 tricks for saving money all year

The spring season may be short, but taking the time to truly clean your home now will reap benefits all year. Add these ten tasks to your household to-do list and save big on emergency service calls all year.<p>As Family Handyman says, "think of these small steps as vitamins for a healthy home." Happy …

12 famous people who died on the Titanic — and 11 who survived

The Titanic is one of the most famous tragedies in maritime history.<p>And a number of its victims and survivors were quite famous too.<p>The ocean liner, which sank off the coast of Newfoundland on its maiden voyage to New York City, was billed as the paragon of luxury travel. As a result, many …

The 5 Foods You Should Eat Every Day, According to a Harvard Professor (One Is, Oh, Very Difficult)

I couldn't eat one of these every day. I just couldn't<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Think about the things you ingest every single day.<p>Coffee is likely one. Chocolate is surely one, if you have any taste.<p>What else? Cereal? …

Baby Back Ribs Recipe

"These are tender and the meat falls right off the bone. Generally, people think of baby back ribs as a meal they would only order when at a …

This Is the Most Popular Sweet Potato Recipe on Pinterest

It was sometime last year that I became deeply enamored of sweet potatoes. I don't do anything particularly special with them or anything — I simply …

This is exactly how many days in advance you should buy a plane ticket

If you book at the wrong time, you could pay hundreds more than you need to<p>Land these savings.<p>You’ll want to book your domestic flight 70 days before …

Help! I think I married a narcissist.

<i>This story is part of a series called</i> <i>Craigslist Confessional</i><i>. Writer Helena Bala has been meeting people via Craigslist and documenting their stories for over two years. Each story is written as it was told to her. Bala says that by listening to their stories, she hopes to bear witness to her</i> …

Relationships