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Smart or Silly: The FlipFold Folding Board

How precise are you when it comes to folding your clothes? Do you envy the stacks of perfectly folded T-shirts you find at clothing stores? Would you use a folding board to make your drawers just as organized? If so, check out this FlipFold folding board. It doesn’t look like much, but take a look at the video to see […]

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Quick Fix: How to Clean a Bathtub Stains

If you’re constantly fighting off rust stains in your bathtub, here’s a cleaning combo that’s sure to do the trick. Mix together equal parts baking soda and cream of tartar. Then add enough lemon juice to make a paste. Rub the paste onto the stain with your fingers or a microfiber cloth, and leave it to sit for about 30 […]

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Get Your Kids to Open Up About Their Days

If your child is notoriously tight-lipped about his or her day (please an adjective other than “fine”), use this game to get them to share a little insight in to what they did while you were at work. Two Truths and a Lie As the parent, start out by telling your child two things that were true about your day, […]

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Pre-Workout Snacks

We’ve all heard the advice that you should eat before you hit the gym, but finding the right snack isn’t always easy. Our friends at Fitsugar have come up with a handy chart of foods to eat (and foods to avoid) before working out depending on how much time you have beforehand. If you like to grab a snack on […]

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How to Get Shiny Hair

The summer months can be rough on your hair—chlorine, saltwater, and sun can dry it out and styling products can weigh it down. Give your tresses a boost with this easy-to-make rinse. Mix 1/2 cup of apple cider vinegar, 1 1/2 cups water, and a few drops of your favorite essential oil in a spray bottle. Spray the mix on […]

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Make Inexpensive Wall Art With Fabric

If you’re looking for an easy way to update your space, consider this trick for creating a custom piece of wall art. Simply take a piece of patterned fabric that you like and use it to cover a pre-stretched artist’s canvas. Use a staple gun to secure the fabric to the canvas. It’s takes a few minutes to assemble and […]

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Keep Vegetables Fresh for a Party Platter

If you’re having a party or just friends over for dinner one of the easiest ways to save time  on the day of is to prepare a portion of your meal ahead of time. Use this trick to keep your crudité platter fresh for up to 12 hours. Arrange your cut up vegetables on a plate, cover them with damp […]

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A New Use for Makeup Primer

Makeup primer is one of the more versatile products in your cosmetic bag, and our friends at Bella Sugar have a great new way to use it. Try adding it to your foundation or tinted moisturizer to create a matte finish. And click through to Bella Sugar for three more ways to use makeup primer. Plus, see our road tested […]

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An Inventive Way to Send Money as a Gift

This fun birthday or graduation gift idea from She’s Crafty will brighten up your afternoon. If you send money to nieces and nephews for birthdays, switch up the normal card with this clever idea. Put single bills or coins into balloons and inflate them slightly then fill a shipping box with the balloons and send it off. It will be inexpensive […]

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Never Lose Your Keys Again with Neocover

If you don’t have enough room in your entryway for a landing strip to stash your mail and your keys. Try swapping out the switch plate just inside your front door with the Neocover. It’s a magnetized light switch cover that can hold even the heaviest of key rings. Buy Neocover for $20 here. And see more problem-solving products on our […]

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