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8 Household Items Everyone Forgets To Clean—And How To Tackle Them

These everyday items have a secret: They get REALLY dirty. Here's how to clean 8 things most people forget.<p>These everyday items have a secret: They get REALLY dirty. Here's how to clean 8 things most people forget.

9 Super-Chic, Walk-In Closets

Modern closets with punchy hues, plush seating, and beaded chandeliers.<p>Take a cue from these glamorous, modern closet designs and paint your walls with a punchy hue, add a plush chair, or a hang a beaded chandelier.

Interior Design

12 Problems Only People With Great Taste Understand

Yes, your home looks amazing, but it's not without inconvenience.<p><b>You walk into any store—low- or high-end</b><b>—and your favorite item is always the most expensive one.</b> Who knew that little brass tray would ring up as more than certain pieces of furniture?<p><b>You've had to stop watching makeover shows on TV</b> …

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11 Problems Only Perfectionists Understand

There's no such thing as "good enough."<p><b>1. You're not satisfied unless you see results.</b> You could be scrambling to meet a huge deadline at work or just trying to make the perfect fruit tart. If your dish doesn't look like it should be in a cooking magazine, you're not satisfied and feel like nothing …

T-shirts

Inside A Mother Of Four's Glamorous "Getaway" Apartment

Everyone dreams of a private retreat.<p>Everyone dreams of a private retreat. This lucky wife and mother has one just a few blocks from her Birmingham, Alabama, home. Designers Doug Davis and Hannon Kirk Doody create a glamorous, ultrafeminine apartment that blends inviting textures, modern …

New Uses for Baby Powder - How to Use Baby Powder Around Your House

If you believe baby powder is only for keeping skin smooth and fresh, you're really underestimating its power. Try sprinkling it some on these …

Pediatrics

STOP! Before You Clean With Vinegar, Read This

This kitchen staple is handy around the house — just not in these spots.<p>We're huge fans of having vinegar in our cleaning arsenal. It's great at lifting stains, freshening laundry, cleaning windows, and much more. Plus, it's inexpensive and all-natural. But vinegar is also acidic, which means that …

Vinegar

Organizing Hacks! 22 New Ways to Store Beauty Products

Even a small amount of makeup can make your bathroom or vanity look messy and cluttered. Here are 22 unconventional ways to organize your beauty products using things you probably already own. Who knew a mini loaf pan could be so useful?<p><b>1. Use a spice rack as a shelf for your perfume bottles.</b><p><b>2.</b> …

Makeup

A Boring Laundry Room Gets Glam With 7 Key Moves

Do you have a plain laundry room like this one? See how one clever blogger turned it into an entirely chic, charming space with a few smart updates<p><i>We're big fans of hometalk, the social network for home and garden lovers, so we're excited to share one of our favorite posts today. Check out the</i> …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

17 Ways You're Sleeping Wrong

Correct these mistakes for a good night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale, exercise, and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it still won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function properly.<p>If only it were as easy as shutting your eyes. …

The 10 Most Common Decorating Mistakes

...That you'll make on the way to great style<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>1. The Looks-Great, Feels-Uncomfortable Piece Of Furniture</b>The decor world equivalent of the Stiletto heel: Beautiful, but oh-so-impractical. It ultimately taught you that no matter how good-looking something is, if you can't sit/walk/relax on …

Home Decorating

10 Life-Changing Kitchen Cleaning Hacks

Break out the lemons!<p>Cleaning the kitchen is never going to be as fun as, say, a weekend at the beach. But it's gotta get done. And even if you don't have a single cleaning product in your home, you can still totally make your kitchen sparkle. Plus, there's a certain feeling of pride you'll get …

Stop Yourself Before Making These (Permanent!) Renovation Mistakes

No take-backs! Once you've finished these DIY projects, you can't change your mind—so make sure you love the look. Forever.<p>Most DIYs aren't forever. Paint the walls purple and change your mind? No problem—with a few coats of primer, you can change them back. But with some projects, there's no going …

Home Improvement

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9 Lies You Tell Yourself About Cleaning Your House

Time to own up and start doing it the right way.<p>We're all guilty of turning a blind eye to the dirty spots in our home every now and then. But don't fool yourself into thinking you can get away with these common missteps all the time.<p><b>1. "My kitchen sink gets clean as I wash dishes by hand."</b>Not …

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5 Things You Need to Do When Your Kids Start Moving Out

Designers share their best advice for claiming space when the kids start getting older and moving out.<p><i>Designer Ellen Niven with her sons Wyck and Stuart Deery and their lab, Georgia, in their Locust Valley, New York, living room. Tour her French-inspired house. Photo by Simon Watson</i><p><b>Design "Me" …

The Lazy Person's Guide to a Happy Home: More Sneaky Cleaning Tips for People Who Hate to Clean

Earlier this year I wrote the Lazy Person's Guide to a Happy Home, full of cleaning tips for people who hate cleaning. Many of you read it, and …

Living Rooms

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Chicken Satay with Peanut Dipping Sauce

<i>Thai inspired this delicious chicken satay recipe is one to try when you are feeling a little experimental and wanting something different to the</i> …