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Top 10 Homemade Organic Pesticides - Quiet Corner

Pesticides are the only toxic substances we <i>intentionally</i> release into our environment in order to kill living things. The chemicals don’t just harm …

10 Houseplants That Can Survive in Even the Darkest Corner

These low-light varieties won't want anything to do with your already crowded windowsill.<p>These low-light varieties won't want anything to do with …

Plants

8 Dusting Tricks That Will Make Your Home Sparkle

Grime, we are so done with you.<p>Dusting hard-to-reach places can be a pain. Learn the best way to dust your car, ceiling fans, filters and more.

Cleaning

The Cooler Coffee Table Is a Genius Idea

Find out how to DIY the ultimate summer coffee table.<p>Imagine this: You've been waiting anxiously to kick off summer with the best barbecue your neighborhood has ever seen. You'll finally be able to put your beautiful back patio to good use, and show off all your new favorite recipes. But just as …

Genius

9 plants for your garden that repel mosquitoes

1. Marigolds. The flowers' aroma not only repels mosquitoes but also squash bugs and tomato worms. enrouteksm, Getty Images/iStockphoto<p>2. Lavender. The scent of this herb might take you to Provence, France, where fragrant lavender fields bloom from June to August. It's drought resistant, so it can …

Knife Skills Every Home Cook Should Master

No matter how refined your palate may be, a cook who lacks good basic knife skills is a liability in the kitchen. Since we think visual aids are the …

How To Grow Basil Bush Like a Pro - Quiet Corner

The best way to ensure that a plant grows to its maximum potential is to give it want it needs. In the case of basil, it is a lot of warmth, plenty …

Take this mom's advice: Here are the best Mother's Day gifts for moms who love to garden

If your<p>Mother's Dayofferings tend to fall into two categories: a) gift cards or b) yet another orchid, we're here to redeem you with a whole new genre: cool stuff for the garden.<p>Whether Mom is a weed warrior with a spacious backyard garden or a patio putterer with a bunch of potted plants, the …

The 5 Best Makeup Brush Sets

You don’t need to spend a bundle on makeup brushes. On the other hand, sturdy brushes can last for years, if they are high quality and you take care …

Small Space Gardening: A Kit to Grow Windowsill Herbs

Inspired by their life in a tiny apartment, Chicago-based designers Nick Behr and Sarah Burrows devised a space-saving way to grow herbs—without a …

Gardening

28 Ways To Make Your Bathroom Cleaner Than It's Ever Been

Sparkle and shine, no more grime!

Flat Tummy Exercises - The 5 Great Exercise Moves That Will Help You Achieve a Flat Tummy

Flat tummy exercises are aimed at burning the fat from the stomach and achieving a toned belly. It is much effective when combined with resistance …

Why Are My Plant's Leaves Turning Yellow?

Do you love having indoor plants but you can't keep them alive to save your life? It usually starts when a leaf starts to turn yellow, crumple, and …

The Best Exercise For Your Age

Any kind of exercise is a step in the right direction, but some workouts can be more beneficial than others at different points in your life.

Muscle

7 Ways to Create Quiet in Urban Gardens

Your garden should be your own private place for solitude. Noise contributes to how peaceful a garden feels, and unwelcome noise from highway traffic, busy streets or mechanical systems can put a damper on your outdoor serenity, especially in urban settings. A garden that is a dedicated quiet space …

5 Surprising Bra Facts You Only Learn From Bra Fitters

ILLUSTRATIONS BY ANNA SUDIT.<p>Shopping for intimates is, well, <i>intimate</i>. You can sheepishly poke at some chantilly lace and give a tentative nod to the cheek-revealing undies, but maybe you just want someone to answer a million questions about what those numbers on the tag mean -- and sometimes, it's …

The Best Leggings For Every Type Of Workout

Don’t yoga in your spin pants.<p>Picking the perfect pair of leggings for your workout is no easy task. Will these ones slip off during downward dog? Will that pair stay dry enough during my cycling class? HELP!<p>Whether you’re hitting the pavement, the dance floor, or the yoga mat, you need exercise …

Clothing

11 Foods That Grow in Totally Unexpected Ways: Cashews, Baby Corn, Cinnamon

How often do you pause to consider how the food on your table actually grows from the ground: What kind of plant does it come from, and how is it …

6 Lazy Girl Yoga Poses You Can Do Without Leaving Your Bed

Getting out of bed in the morning to take on the challenges of a new day isn’t always the highlight of our daily routine. Couple that with the idea of fitting in an early workout, and… well, that can be enough to send anyone into a self-induced winter hibernation. Luckily, you can fit in your daily …

Yoga

8 Vegetables You Buy Once And Regrow Forever ! How To Grow Them Full Tips

Without doubt, raw vegetables grown at your home can bring a number of benefits more than the bought ones from the grocery.<p>Even though it requires …

5 Plants That Help Keep Mosquitoes Away

We'll take a lovely lavender bush over an ugly bug zapper any day.<p>We'll take a lovely lavender bush over an ugly bug zapper any day.

Mosquitoes

11 Cleaning Secrets to Steal From Hotel Maids

Use their insider smarts to recreate the white-glove treatment at home.<p>If anyone knows a thing or two about quick-yet-efficient cleaning, it's hotel maids. They have tons of practice — and loads of tips that can help you at home. Here, a few you should check out (pun intended!).<p><b>1. They clear the</b> …

Cleaning

5 Reasons To Install a Home Webcam

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

You Need to Make Taylor Swift’s Flag Cake for 4th of July

When Taylor Swift sang, “bakers gonna bake, bake, bake, bake, bake” (Starbucks lovers, anyone?), we’re pretty sure she was thinking back to that time she made this American flag cake in 2014. The superstar celebrated last year’s Independence Day by baking the wonderful Ina Garten’s flag cake with …

Landscaping 101: How to Deadhead Flowers

Every summer there’s a peak season, when all the flowers in my garden decide to bloom in concert. This grand collusion lasts for…a day? Maybe two. …

Gardening

How to Hang Pictures Like a Pro

Interior Design