18 Home Hacks To Try If You're Always Forgetting Things

Always forgetting your lunch? Clip a clothespin to your purse.

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Expert Advice: How to Fold a Fitted Sheet, Step by Step

No doubt about it, when it comes to domestic efficiencies the fitted sheet is a dream invention. Yet, too often it’s an absolutely nightmare to fold. …


Cheap Sailing Gear

In the past year and a half since my wife, Noi, and I began cruising the Caribbean on our Tayana 37, <i>Symbiosis</i>, we have discovered a bevy of …


23 Shoe Hacks You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

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3 Genius Solutions for Combating the Funky Smells Invading Your Home

It’s hard not to find a home with an open-floor plan these days. We love them because they make our homes feel bigger and bring people together even …


How to clean your camera sensor safely

There’s no avoiding it. No matter how well you take care of your DSLR or mirrorless camera, at some point or another, there will come a time when …


The Best Toys for 2-Year-Old Toddlers

The food truck trend is coming home with you!<p>At this age, your child is getting more excited about sorting colors and shapes and playing with …


9 Simple Sponge Hacks Everyone Should Know

For such an unassuming object, kitchen sponges are kind of rock stars. In addition to being responsible for getting our dishes and utensils clean, …


How to Paint Plastic

01 of 06<p>Before You Start<p>When your plastic items are dull, dated, or just thoroughly unappealing, is there anything you can do to enliven them? By …


Latest travel choice: housekeeping or not?

A growing number of hotels offer guests the choice, and many give a reward for saying no. For many guests, it’s a ‘green’ thing to do — or they just …


How to clean the inside of your oven window

You'll need investigation skills and this special homemade tool.<p>I have a dirty secret to admit: Even when my oven's spotless, there are still drips of who-knows-what in-between the two glasses of the oven window. How did they get there? I don't know.<p>For the longest time I thought this particular …


How To: Dispose of Paint Thinner

Composed of mineral spirits, turpentine, and acetone or other solvents, paint thinner effectively does its job of thi...

Why You Should Add Baking Soda to Latex Paint

If you love the soft, vintage, matte look of chalk paint but don't love the price — $40/pint! — consider making your own. With just latex paint …


So Very Soon: Yosemite's Housekeeping Camp Opens in April

<b>NEXT MONTH IS NEARLY HERE:</b> If you're saying "next year" about something, the truth is this: That something is still a considerable ways off. No, it …

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3 common clothes dryer problems and how to fix them

A broken clothes dryer can devastate your laundry routine. But here are three common problems and how to fix them yourself.<p>A clothes dryer is no doubt one of the most used (and most power-hungry) appliances in your home. It's also essential for making sure you have clean clothes for work or school. …


How to choose the best carpet for your home

You’re already two years past the honeymoon and you and your husband just found out you’re pregnant. Of course, this finally has to happen when you …

House Design

Oprah Filled a Hotel Room With Hidden Cash for Housekeeping: "Somebody Is Going to Be Happy Today!"

The Wrinkle in Time billionaire tucked money throughout the room just to make someone's day.<p>Many hotel guests — even frequent travelers — sometimes …

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The Best Board Games for Adults Who Like to Party

Because you can only play Cards Against Humanity so many times.<p>Whether you're looking for something to do when the in-laws are in town or some …

Cards Against Humanity

Graco High Chairs Recalled After Multiple Children Are Injured

Does your child use this seat?<p>Graco announced that it is recalling about 36,000 units of its Table2Table 6-in-1 high chairs after learning that …

Instant Pot

Making Homemade Laundry Soap - DIY

DIY Artisanal Soaps (Adams Media, 2016), <i>by Alicia Grosso equips readers with everything they need to begin making their own beautiful soaps right at</i> …

Sustainable Living

Team Murphy

You may not know her by name, but her work appears in countless homes. Meaghan Murphy is the executive editor of Good Housekeeping and an all-around …

All Parents With Young Kids Should Know About These 23 Hacks

How to handle finger paints, blocked sinuses, and muddy strollers like a boss.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>


Tips of the Week: Repair Cafés, 3D Printer Bed Scrapers, Cleaning Chrome with Foil, and a Pocket Jig Dust Shroud

<i>Tips of the Week is our weekly peek at some of the best making tips, tricks, and recommendations we’ve discovered in our travels. Check in every Friday to see what we’ve discovered. And we want to hear from you. Please share your tips, shortcuts, best practices, and tall shop tales in the comments</i> …


8 apps I can't live without

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Why Putting Food Coloring in Your Toilet Could Save You Hundreds of Dollars

If your water bill is slowly increasing with no culprit in sight, a leaky toilet might be to blame. If your toilet tank were leaking water from the …

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Tack Cloth: Your Ticket to a Flawless Paint Job

Imagine a "miracle" cleaning cloth that costs less than a Starbucks coffee yet makes your painting or staining job look like a million bucks. It does …


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10 things you shouldn't put in your dishwasher

Copper<p>Water bottles<p>Wine bottles<p>Wooden utensils<p>Cutting boards<p>Corks<p>Antiques<p>Oil and grease<p>Plastics<p>Insulated cups


9 Homemade Cleaners You Can Make Yourself

The key ingredients you need just might be hiding in your pantry.<p>Some of the items in your pantry (like baking soda and vinegar) are effective cleaners and, even better, inexpensive. So the next time you have guests coming over, but you're out of your favorite cleaning product, don't run to the …


Here's What Happened When I Put My Vacuum in the Dishwasher

According to most user manuals, vacuums need to be cleaned every three months, which includes rinsing out the inside of the canisters with soap and …