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How to Save a Cracked Piecrust

When you’re making a pie from scratch, few things are more frustrating than a cracked crust that won’t seem to mend. But you can still save your pie crust, and all it takes is a little bit of water and sugar.


Keep reading to find out how to repair your crust.

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2 Tips for Creating Secure Computer Passwords

With more and more of your life going online, creating secure passwords for all of your accounts—from banking and credit cards to facebook and email—is all the more important.


Luckily, there are a couple of things you can do to increase the security of your passwords, while still making them easy to remember. Keep reading to find out what they are.


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What Is The One How-To That You Want To Master?

How many times have you seen a gorgeous style in a magazine or online, tried to replicate it, and fallen short? For me that is the worst. You finally decided to step out of your routine, but can’t figure out how the all-knowing expert worked their magic. What if Real Simple found a way to simplify the process? 




What would you want to learn?

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Get a Song Out of Your Head with Unhearit

Earworms, those tunes that you just can’t seem to get out of your head, are definitely on the list of modern annoyances. Now there’s a site that will help you get rid of it.




Keep reading to learn how the site works.


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How to Get the Perfect Bun

A simple chic bun is one of my favorite quick hair styles. Whether you have straight, thick, curly, or fine hair this is a great way to switch up your look. My only issue is getting it to stay all day! I recently found a solution, that I couldn’t keep a secret. 


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Kick-Start Your New Year: Establish a Daily Cleaning Routine



Many of you resolved to keep your homes more orderly when we asked what you wanted help with in 2011. And the easiest way to do this is to clean a little bit everyday.


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Do You Know How to Sew?

My answer to that question would be: sort of. I took the requisite home ec/sewing classes back in 8th grade, but that was, we’ll say, several years ago. I’ve dabbled since then, but I haven’t done anything really complicated—my crafty tendencies have veered more toward knitting, embroidery, screen printing, etc.


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10 Fun Flower Arranging Tips

While grocery store flower bouquets can be the most affordable blooms out there, they also present a few challenges because often no consideration seems to be given to color, texture, type — they’re just thrown together with no rhyme or reason. Though some argue that all flowers look great together I’m not taking that side — I think pink carnations don’t work with orange lilys, for instance. Looking to give that generic bouquet your special touch? Here are ten things I find helpful to consider when I’m arranging flowers…

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