Tanya Smith

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3 Ways to Upgrade a Basic Pot of Rice: The Video

Making a pot of rice to serve with dinner is nearly automatic. But plain rice day after day can get, well, a little boring, don't you think? Here are …

10 Easy Pieces: Countertop Dish Drainers

When it comes to doing dishes, I’m a hand-washer through and through. While I admit that this isn’t entirely by choice (no dishwasher), for me, …

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

7 Simple Tips to Create a Great Cheese Plate

Do you technically love the idea of a cheese plate for dessert, but find yourself staring blankly in the cheese department, overwhelmed by the …

5 Free iPhone Apps That Make Grocery Shopping a Little Easier

The biggest hurdle for me in cooking is grocery shopping. I often have to go to multiple stores to get what I want for dinner, and invariably I …

Day 2: Declutter and Clean Pantry and Food Storage Areas

<b>Day 2:</b> Tuesday, October 1 <b><br>Assignment:</b> Declutter and clean your pantry and food storage areas<p>How did you sleep? Did you dream about your sparkling …

10 Favorites: Clever Laundry Rooms, Space-Saving Edition

A well-appointed laundry room turns a tedious chore into a marginally satisfying, even enjoyable, task. Here are 10 of our favorites—genius …

The Whole Spices I Stock In My Pantry

<b>Day 5 Task:</b> Restock ingredients<p>I knew what I wanted to do for this task right from the start. Since moving, my mortar and pestle has sat, unused and …

23 Fun And Playful Salt & Pepper Shaker Designs

I can’t say that I’m a passionate collector of salt and pepper shakers but I definitely prefer a more fun and unusual design to a traditional one. …

Tag: Kitchens

Remodeling 101: 6 Things to Know About Lava Stone Countertops in Every Hue<p>by Janet Hall<p>Kitchen of the Week: A Serene Space in Pale Blue at Casa …

Kitchens

20 Colorful Kitchen Finds Under $20

Smart Smoke Alarms: The New Nest Protect Smoke Detector & Other Modern Options

What the Nest Thermostat did for normally ho-hum HVAC thermostat controls, the newly announced Nest Protect smoke alarm hopes to do for home fire …

24 Super Clever Kitchen Storage Ideas

Make the most of what you've got.<p>If you can't bring yourself to Kondo the kitchen, it's time to trick out the cabinets, drawers and island with a few space-saving ideas. Rethink the little nooks and niches and you'll have counter space for days.

How I Simplified Grocery Shopping and Lost Ten Pounds

<b>Guest post from Kelsie of Pink and Rick</b><p>I hate shopping for groceries. I dread how much time it takes and how many decisions I have to make. Even if I …

Online Envelope Budgeting Software

Easily see how much money you have left<p>Envelopes make it easy to know what you can spend money on. If the balance says you have money left, then you …

Is Your Dryer Taking Forever?

Dear Friends,<p>This last weekend my assistant Michele used her dryer lint kit to clean out her dryer. You should have seen the lint pile that came out …