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    Here’s the Easiest Way to Hang Christmas Lights on Bricks

    Hanging lights on brick surfaces doesn't have to be difficult. Here's how to do it without damaging anything.

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    This Is Why You See Colored Balls on Power Lines

    They're strung across electric wires all over the country. But just what are the balls on power lines for? We...


    Clear a Path to the Holidays With These Snow Blower Deals

    Even if it's a white Christmas in the driveway, there's no need to spend hours shoveling. Clear the way for...


    The Savings Aren’t Over—Amazon Post Black Friday Deals Are Here!

    Cyber Week has a reputation for being the best time to snag savings, but these December Amazon deals are giving...


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    Is Your Christmas Tree Infested with Bugs?

    Yes, there are several kinds of insects that you might find in a real Christmas tree. Luckily, they're easy to...

    The Best Smart Thermostats of 2022

    Find the best smart thermostat to control, adjust and monitor the temperature of your home directly from your smartphone or...


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    10 DIY Stuffed Animal Storage Ideas

    Stuffed animals taking over the toy room? These clever DIY storage ideas will help you get them off the floor,...

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    Christmas Decor From Nature: How to Make DIY Porch Pots

    Create DIY Christmas decor from nature with winter container plants that will look beautiful well into the new year.


    Color-Changing Pinecones Make Fireplaces Magical

    Turn up the heat this holiday season with color-changing pinecones. Add them to any fireplace or fire pit...


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    11 Simple Ways To Cut Down on Waste During the Holidays

    From living trees to secret Santa, here's how to maximize the cheer while minimizing the trash.


    6 Best Ice Scrapers and Snow Brushes of 2022

    Make snowy and icy winter mornings less miserable with the best ice scraper. We tested these in Minnesota!

    Stop Throwing Away Your Old Christmas Lights. Here’s How to Recycle Them Instead.

    Holiday lights aren't working anymore? Think twice before throwing them in the trash. Here's how to recycle old Christmas lights...


    Floating Christmas Candles Are This Season’s Must-Have Home Decoration

    These DIY floating Christmas candles are simpler than you think to replicate.


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    LED Christmas Lights Are Best. Here’s Why.

    When it comes to holiday lights, there can be only one choice.


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    10 Christmas Light Hacks to Make Your Spirits a Little Brighter

    These handy tips will make decorating with Christmas lights so much easier.


    Cyber Week Isn’t Over! Shop the Wayfair Deals You Missed

    Shop Wayfair's extended Cyber Week sale for bargain prices on everything from kitchen sinks to hot tubs. Here are our...

    The Latest Trending Christmas Tree Color May Surprise You

    Nothing says the holiday season like a vibrant red. Here's why red Christmas trees are becoming the "it" tree of...


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    Have Guests Coming? Here’s How to Clean Your Home in 30 Minutes or Less

    Hosting a get-together comes with a lengthy to-do list, which makes it easy to drop the ball on cleaning your...


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    How To Keep an Amaryllis Plant Alive After Christmas

    Your amaryllis bulb doesn't have to be a one and done flower. With a little care, you can keep it...


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    Why Are My Christmas Lights Not Working?

    The good news is that there are only a few things can go wrong with holiday lights, and they're relatively...


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    7 Tips on How To Get Rid of Spiders in the Basement

    Spiders and basements; with one comes the other. If spiders in your basement are too close for comfort, keep them...


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    10 Ideas on How to Decorate Entryway Tables

    Make a good first impression with these entryway table designs to fit every style.


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    If You See an Extra Red-Tipped Bulb On Your Christmas Lights, This Is What It’s For

    It turns out that the random red-tip lighbulb inside your Christmas light box isn't so random after all.


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    8 Subscription Services To Make Your Home Happier

    Pizza, plants, mystery and soap. Here are a few subscriptions that bring us together, help us learn and generally make...


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    How To Start Decluttering When It Feels Overwhelming

    Clutter stresses us out. So does decluttering. An organizational expert explains how to declutter and avoid becoming overwhelmed.

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    12 Festive Christmas Wreaths for Your Front Door

    Nothing says "Welcome home for the holidays" like a festive Christmas wreath on your front door. Here are...


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    What Is a Plant Hardiness Zone and How Do I Find Mine?

    Learning your Plant Hardiness Zone will help you choose plants that will grow well in your garden and avoid those...


    Don’t Throw Out a Single Strand This Season With This Christmas Lights Repair Tool

    It happens every year—you're ready to deck the halls only to be left with a couple burnt out bulbs. Before...


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    How To Keep a Poinsettia Alive After Christmas

    A good day to buy a poinsettia is on National Poinsettia Day, December 12th. Then enjoy it all year as...


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    Why You Should Use Microfiber Towels

    Product cleaning instructions more frequently recommend a microfiber towel instead of a soft, clean lint free cloth. Here's why.


    Half Christmas Trees Are the Perfect Way to Save Space This Holiday Season

    People with small spaces rejoice! This half Christmas tree trend is a life-saver for those looking to save space.