Let's face it, we all wish we could keep a cleaner house. No one likes coming home to laundry mountain and a dust bunny brigade. Here you can learn how to keep the chaos at bay.
Bored with literally every meal you know how to cook? Do a quick search on the Spoonacular recipe database and save the yummiest ones to your personal recipe box.
Keep track of all your family's favorite meals. All your recipes can finally live in one place, plus you'll have a list to browse when you can't figure out what's for dinner.
After buying a house, your financial responsibilities change. Get a handle on your money with these 12 ways to manage your finances after buying a house.
Want that "I just want to roll around on the pretty bed" feeling without the price tag? It's actually not that hard (or expensive).
It can be quite easy for mold or mildew to appear on your outdoor furniture, but it's actually quite easy to get rid of if you have the right tools (and know how).
Here are ten things that you can do to make the renovation process a little more bearable.
Even in a mostly clean and largely well-organized room, I am going to get sick of my own house after a few months. Here are three easy, quick, and relatively inexpensive methods for transforming a room or area of your house to look like new.
Getting your home ready for a newborn is an involved task. Make sure the largest area of your home, your floors, are not a haven for dirt and germs that can get your baby sick.
For those of you out there who are dreading what could exist in the back of your decoration infested garage cabinets, here's how to change your garage from a clutter-filled nightmare to almost a real room in your house.
How do you prevent the build-up of things you don’t really need, without missing out on the “next big thing”? Try asking yourself these three questions before you buy a new appliance.
These five tips are ways to get your house out of pigsty status as fast as possible. If you need help how to give your house that emergency jolt to get it from messy to livable, look no further.
When you have kids, it's a constant struggle to keep your car from looking like it just took a bath in granola and cracker crumbs. Here's how to keep your car from looking like a french fry graveyard, without getting rid of your kids.
If you take the right steps and know where to look, you can make a major difference in your home even on a really tight budget.
We've all gone househunting and wanted to move into a well-staged home. Here's how to recreate the magic in your own house...minus all the realtors.
Sometimes houses can start feeling a bit...yuck. Here are the top 6 reasons your house doesn't feel as clean, spacious, and beautiful as when you first bought it and how to fix it.
No one likes a dark, dingy, or enclosed space. Here are 9 easy to implement strategies to make your home feel bright, spacious, and airy.
Your kitchen is the hub of family activity. Here's literally everything you need to keep it spotless.
You think you're done with the hard part after you buy a house, but taking care of it is equally difficult. Here's how to maintain your house without breaking the bank.
When you're a mom, a storm is so much more than just a reason to drive slower. Here's the ultimate guide to keeping your house, kids, pets, spouse, and everything else clean(ish) and safe when inclement weather hits.
Not all of us can live in mansions. The rest of us need to design and organize our rooms carefully to maximize the space we have and make rooms feel bigger.
If you have the renovation bug, here's a guide to renovations which will end up paying for themselves when it comes time to sell your house (eventually).
Being an adult, keeping a household running, and all the lovely tasks that come with it are not something they teach in school. Here's what they should be teaching us in senior year instead of advanced calculus.
The "mama bear" instinct is incredibly powerful. Here's how to take measures to keep your home, kids, and identity safe.
It's very hard to have nice things when there are tiny humans running amok and strewing their toys everywhere. Here's how to have a yard that's both fun for your kids to play in and respectable in front of the neighbors.
It's hard to get your house clean for a special event (guests coming over, the queen coming to visit, etc.). Especially with kids, it's dang near impossible to keep your house clean on a long term basis. Here's how to do it.
What does criminology have to do with your kitchen counter? It turns out a heck of a lot! Here's how the Broken Windows Theory (borne from 1980s policing strategies) can help you keep your house clean!
There are more 'make money online' adds on the internet than there are toddler tantrums in Target. (Read: a whole effing lot.) These are the only ones that have ever actually yielded real, cold, hard cash.
For those of us about to do battle with Thanksgiving, you might have noticed that the "how to cook" thing isn't nearly as hard as the "how to get all the dang food to come out of the oven at the right time" part. Here's how to make sure nothing gets cold.
This should really be called "household products without which my house would have long since fallen into a smoldering wreck of dog drool, dust bunnies, and stale bags of Dorito shrapnel".
There are so many different personal finance apps to choose from. Here's a list of the best ways to keep track of your household finances and their pros and cons.
This one change instantly made us hit our budget every month without changing our spending habits.
I can't tell you how much easier my life would have been if I'd discovered this trick years earlier. That being said, I can largely credit this one, silly-sounding rule for being the reason my house doesn't look like a tornado just hit.
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