Hacking

The Best Way to Get Stains Out of Plastic Containers

More and more, I try to bring my lunch to work. Not only is it economical, but it also cuts down on food waste — because, for some reason, my husband …

Lemon Juice

30 home security hacks Brits use to trick burglars into believing they're at home

A new study reveals the most popular burglar-proof measures used by homeowners.<p><b>Leaving a pile of dirty dishes in the kitchen, allowing neighbours to</b> …

Home Security

Nine Packing Hacks That Will Lighten Your Suitcase

<i>This story originally appeared on Money.com</i><p>These days, it’s pretty expensive to check your bags. The median fee is $25 for your first bag and $35 for …

Airlines

3 Hacks to Make Decorating and Organizing Your Bedroom a Breeze

How to Fold a Fitted Sheet<p>Below, our home editor reveals the best ways to finally get these three tasks crossed off your to-do list in the simplest …

Bedrooms

Once And For All, Here's How To Remove Yellow Stains From The Underarms Of White Shirts #SHEfindsSolutions

We’ve all been there: your favorite white shirt that fits so well and goes with everything starts to develop those unsightly yellow underarm …

Pro Organizers Share Their Favorite Before/After Makeovers & Tips

<i>Have you heard of the ladies at The Home Edit? Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin, Nashville-based professional organizers with a long list of celebrity clients, are especially adept at turning headache-inducing problem areas into functional and beautiful spaces. It doesn’t hurt that this hilarious</i> …

Project Management

Last-minute suitcase solutions from Good Housekeeping

Rachel Rothman of Good Housekeeping magazine shares several innovative ways to make traveling and packing easier.

Where you hide your clutter reveals a lot about your personality

According to a new book, storing your mess in your wardrobe, your car or your attic reflects emotional issues.<p><b>You may think that where you store your</b> …

Personality

20 Things You Need for a Beautiful, Organized Desk

You spend countless hours at your desk, and yet it’s probably a wasteland of stacked paper, dusty staplers, and empty water bottles. It’s easy to …

Shopping

Uni essentials: a definitive list of everything you'll need in halls

From coat hangers to condoms<p>If you're heading to university for the first time this September, HOORAY TO YOU FOR GETTING IN *claps*. Before you go, it's worth making a list of all the uni essentials you need to take with you, to student halls and beyond. From coat hangers and condoms to a pizza …

Shopping

More Expert Travel Hacks

<i>PHOTO: Keep travel hassle-free with these expert travel hacks. (photo via Pixabay/Stock Snap)</i><p>Travel agents know travel hacks. After all, they’ve been …

Travel

A Tiny, Brilliant Trick to Make Trash Day Easier

Taking out the garbage is such a pain in the butt. If you do it before the bag is totally full, it feels like a waste, but if you wait until you've …

Power Tools

26 Travel Hacks That Will Help You Get Through the Airport Faster

Flying doesn't have to be stressful.<p>Flying can be stressful, expensive, and exhausting — but it doesn't have to be.<p>We've rounded up the best tricks …

Airlines

How To Clean Suede

Suede never goes out of style, but this fall it’s going to be a big trend in clothing and accessories. Unfortunately, those of us who love suede …

Suede

5 secret hacks for scoring a sick apartment on the cheap

Rents are on the rise, but you don’t have to suffer because of it<p>The rent doesn’t have to be too damn high.<p>Compared to last year, rents across the …

Money

How to Recycle and Donate Your Leftover Eclipse Glasses

Now that the eclipse is over, your next time to pull out that sexy pair of paper glasses will be 2024. Instead of tossing them in the trash or using …

Lifestyle

This genius packing hack ensures supplements don’t take up your whole suitcase

What do you do when you’re going on the road and want to take all your supplements with you? You have melatonin for restless nights, maca for that …

Lifestyle

Here’s Why You Might Want to Hang a Dish Towel on Your Dishwasher | Food & Wine

Anyone who grew up washing and drying dishes by hand, knows that owning a dishwasher is one of the miracles of modern life—no rubber gloves, no soap, …

pantry organization

some of the cabinets in our house are like legit scary. and the pantry was one of them for sure. i tackled some of the worst ones during my hardcore …

DIY

You Need a Shopping "Map" for Your Grocery Store

I really dislike moving through a grocery store inefficiently—like when I go up and down every aisle and then realize I still need PB and tuna and go …

Lifestyle

“Any Closest is a Walk-In Closet…If You Try Hard Enough”

Now it is, anyway.<p>Ya know that single bar with a single shelf above it? I guess it was enough for a complete wardrobe during the depression. But …

Home Improvement

10 of the best laundry baskets

Top 5 Things To Remember For Your Holiday | Times Square Chronicles

Top 5 Things To Remember For Your Holiday<p>Planning a holiday is in no means easy or straightforward. After all, you want it to be the holiday of a …

Times Square

How Do You Pack The Perfect Lunch?

Hello, and welcome back to <i>What's Cooking?</i>, the open thread where you get to share your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes and opinions on all things …

Eating

Step Up Your Dorm Style

The school year is coming in hot and its time to get ready to move back to college! Whether you are moving into a dorm, new apartment, or are just …

Home Decorating

23 Cheap Things That'll Solve So Many Little Problems In Your Life

It's the small things that count.<p><i>Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

8 Brilliant IKEA Hacks To Learn From A DIY Blogger

The time was 2006: Jules Yap was looking for ideas to jazz up a pair of Pax sliding doors — her newest purchase from Ikea. After spending hours scouring home decor blogs, she found a tutorial on converting them into room dividers. That was her lightbulb moment.<p>"There were so many people hacking …

Furniture

The 22 Best Tricks to Make Traveling Less Painful, According to Airline Professionals

Successfully and painlessly getting from one part of the world to another can be difficult.<p>Between booking the right flights, planning and packing …

Airlines

Small Suitcase? Space Saving Packing Methods

There’s a reason most people leave packing for a big trip to the last minute. It’s the one part of traveling nobody enjoys. You want to pack for …

Bag

The 15 Items You'll Want to Pack for a Long Trip

1 of 15<p>A comfortable pair of travel shoes — with style<p>2 of 15<p>At least one outfit that makes you feel confident<p>Advertisement<p>3 of 15<p>A swimsuit that …

Travel