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Sep 22, 2018 12:30 pm
16 Genius Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar That Will Simplify Your Life
Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is one of the most talked about food products in health and wellness, but did you know that apple cider vinegar uses extend far beyond the kitchen? In fact, the...
Sep 18, 2018 9:30 am
Put Down That Vacuum: A Paint Roller Is the Secret to Dust-Free Window Screens
Cracking open a window is a cheap way to cool your house, but you need to know how to clean a window screen to maximize your savings. Fortunately, there's an easy way to do this — even if you're...
Sep 17, 2018 9:30 am
3 Ways to Survive When Your Job Makes You Miserable
Do tears glide down your cheeks on the morning commute? Do you often find yourself locked in the bathroom at your place of employment for periods of time that are longer than normal? Do you roll...
Sep 16, 2018 7:30 pm
5 Simple Steps Anyone Can Take to Have a Less Cluttered and More Organized Home
First up, let's get the "Was I born with it?" question out of the way. Yes, some studies show there might be a gene associated with neatness, but there are also a few that say there's not — so...
Sep 15, 2018 12:30 pm
Slip a Paper-Towel Roll Over a Vacuum Nozzle to Unstick the Grit Around Windows
There's something so oddly satisfying about vacuuming. Watching every speck of dirt and dust disappear makes us truly feel like our home is spotless — except when we encounter those hard-to-reach...
Sep 14, 2018 2:35 pm
I'm a Parent Who Lets Her Kids Do 'Dangerous' Things — And I'm Proud of It
“Look at what I found!” My daughter was four years old and the time, and she was proudly holding up a snake she had tracked down and caught. “I got it all by myself!” she said. Now, I’m a...
Sep 12, 2018 5:30 pm
I Stopped Cooking Dinner for My Family — And I'm a Much Better Mother Now
I can come up with lots of reasons to make a home-cooked meal. It’s fun to look for new recipes. It’s generally more healthy than eating out. And it gives you a huge sense of accomplishment when...
Sep 11, 2018 2:30 pm
12 Things I Said I’d Never Do as a Parent That I Ended Up Doing
It’s so easy to be a parent before the toddler and teen years come along. As you gaze down lovingly at your sleeping infant, you make all sorts of promises to both your child and yourself. But then...
Sep 10, 2018 4:30 pm
A Walking Meditation Helped Me Let Go of My To-Do List – And Some Extra Pounds
Walking as meditation? If you’ve ever been told to go for a walk to clear your head, chances are you know very well this sort of thing falls under the category of “easier said than done.” I...
Sep 10, 2018 11:51 am
3 Ways Doctors Help Their Own Kids Deal With Back-to-School Stress
The kids are back in the classroom — and dealing with a host of minor ills, from back-to-school stress to stomachaches to anxiety and more. So we asked top doctors how they treat their own...
Sep 10, 2018 9:30 am
Starting Over: 11 Lessons From Women Who've Switched Careers in Mid-Life
Laura Ingalls Wilder didn’t write her first Little House on the Prairie book until she was 65. Grandma Moses didn’t begin to paint until she was 76. When she first got up the nerve to do stand-up...
Sep 9, 2018 10:30 am
Flour Is the Secret to a Stainless Steel Sink That Shines Like New
There's nothing more satisfying than looking at a freshly polished stainless steel sink. Of course, keeping it so bright and sparkly is a whole different story. There are many ways to polish a...
Sep 7, 2018 8:39 pm
3 Easy Weekend Jobs Anyone Can Do —That Actually Pay Well
The search for those elusive "easy weekend jobs that pay well" might be a tough one — but it doesn't have to be. Most of us spend money on our days off, but these smart women have figured out ways...
Sep 7, 2018 2:18 pm
I Stopped Using Soap on My Face 2 Years Ago, and I Haven't Looked Back
Can I just wash my face with water only? The first time I skipped the “soap” step was an act of mercy for my cheeks. It was winter, and despite all attempts to hydrate, moisturize, and set up...
Sep 5, 2018 9:30 pm
How I Finally Stopped Comparing Myself to Others — And 5 Ways You Can Do It Too
You really need to learn how to stop comparing yourself to others. My counselor was on to something when she spoke those words to me. I was constantly looking around at other women and taking note...
Sep 4, 2018 2:30 pm
There's a 'Right' Order to Cleaning Tasks in Your House — Are You Following It?
Everyone thinks they know how to clean a house like a professional, but according to an actual expert, most people get it wrong. Kadi Dulude, owner of Wizard of Homes NYC, says that the most common...
Sep 2, 2018 2:30 pm
How to Reheat Fried Chicken That’s Crispy, Crunchy, and Finger-Licking Good
If last night’s chicken dinner is calling out to you from the fridge, you better get ready to take a few notes on how to reheat fried chicken. Sure, you can just grab a piece from the fridge and...
Sep 2, 2018 10:30 am
5 Things to Consider When Finding the Perfect Leather Sofa for Your Home
Finding the perfect leather sofa is not always as simple as walking into a store and buying the first one that catches your eye. There are many factors that should influence the style of sofa and...
Aug 31, 2018 7:30 pm
11 Best Vacuum Cleaners for Pet Hair
Pets are great, and we can’t imagine life without them, but if you don’t have the best vacuum cleaner for pet hair, living with pets that shed all over the place can get a bit tiresome. Apart from...
Aug 31, 2018 3:30 pm
How to Recycle Old or Broken Christmas Lights
With Christmas right around the corner, it's officially the time to deck the halls and decorate our trees. But if you noticed a light on your tree that won't sparkle on one side or you just want to...
Aug 31, 2018 2:30 pm
11 Must-Have Retinol Cream Moisturizers for Flawless, Youthful Skin
Turning back the clock isn’t an option, so when you want healthier, glowing skin, you have to go to products with proven results. If there's one that has consistently been touted as a game-changer...
Aug 28, 2018 7:01 pm
15 Things You Should Probably Stop Doing for Your Teenager
Parents can’t help but nurture their children. It starts in the baby years, because they rely on us for all their basic needs, and it continues through the toddler years, as we try to let them have...
Aug 28, 2018 4:05 pm
Caregiver Burnout: 13 Real Women on How They Deal With Sandwich Generation Stress
Caregiver burnout is a very real issue for members of the “sandwich generation,” a nickname describing those responsible for bringing up their own children while caring for their aging, sometimes...
Aug 27, 2018 7:00 pm
How to Reheat Salmon Without Drying It Out — Or Stinking Up Your Kitchen
What do Copper River, king, coho, and sockeye all have in common? Well, if you want to know how to reheat salmon — especially these tasty cuts — you’re probably looking for the best way to reheat...
Aug 27, 2018 1:00 pm
5 Ways to Help Kids Make Healthy, Lasting Friendships at Any Age
He asked if I liked to eat crayons. I’d just moved to the area in the middle of first grade and wanted desperately to make friends, so I said I did. He smiled — and a friendship was born. My father...
Aug 26, 2018 12:00 pm
How to Clean an Air Conditioner Filter so Your Home Is Always Cool
If you've had your air conditioner running all summer to combat the blistering heat, you need to know how to clean an air conditioner filter. You're not alone if you often forget to change or clean...
Aug 24, 2018 3:00 pm
How to Defeat the 'Behind Closed Doors' Clutter
Quick, guests are coming over! Hide everything away in the closet — problem solved, right? If you're the type to manage your clutter in this style, decluttering expert Peter Walsh has some advice...
Aug 24, 2018 2:00 pm
After I Spent $300 on Starbucks in a Month, I Devised a 5-Step Plan to Kick My Habit
This is not one of those inspiring, insightful personal essays, complete with an epiphany moment and perfect ending. No, this is about my very serious and downright embarrassing addiction to...
Aug 23, 2018 4:25 pm
5 Low-Cost Ways to Pep Up Your Car so It Looks New Again
Would you rather spend about $36,000 or about $3,000 for a new car? Before you plunk down about $36,000 — the average new car price reported by Kelley Blue Book — take a look at your current ride....
Aug 22, 2018 5:29 pm
How to Reheat Corn on the Cob so It's Juicy, Crunchy, and Sweet
As the summer months continue to sizzle, there’s a good chance your barbecue is being used non-stop for burgers and veggies, which means you need to know how to reheat corn on the cob. And...