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    The Best Handheld Vacuums to Tackle Tiny and Major Messes Alike

    Even small messes demand major cleaning power. Find out what the best hand vacuum options are for your dust-busting needs.


    10 Places to Buy Amazing Pumpkins This Fall

    If you're wondering where to buy pumpkins for your fall decorating (and baking) needs, these in-person and online retailers have...


    8 of Our Favorite Fall Decor Colors

    Say goodbye to summer's cool hues and fully embrace fall by using these fall decor colors in your space.

    The Best Fall Candles to Light This Season

    From hand-painted taper candles to classic pumpkin-scented picks, these are the best fall candles for your home.


    How to Clean a Bird Feeder

    Follow these tips for cleaning and maintaining feeders to keep your backyard birds healthy in every season.

    If You See Metal Wrapped Around a Tree, This Is What It Means

    Those metal bands, also known as baffles, strapped around trees are not holding the tree together, but they do have...


    20 Smart Ways to Boost Curb Appeal

    These clever curb appeal ideas will beautify your home, whether you're ready to put the house on the market or...


    6 Plants That Attract Dragonflies

    Some of the most beautiful of garden bugs, skimmer dragonflies eat pest insects, making them great additions to your garden.


    Why Is Toilet Paper White, Anyway?

    Color toilet paper was actually trendy in the 1950s.

    16 Succulent Pots Our Stylists Love

    Show off that aloe and agave! These succulent pots and planters chosen by our very own stylists dress up your...


    10 Things You Need to Know Before Buying Booze at Costco

    Shopping for alcohol at Costco can be an adventure! Here are some secrets to keep in mind when buying spirits...


    HomeGoods Just Dropped Its Brand-New Halloween Collection for 2021

    The HomeGoods Halloween collection is here! It's never too early to put some sparkly pumpkins around the house.


    Here’s What Those Colored Circles on Food Packages Actually Mean

    Wondering what those colored circles on food packages really mean? The answer is more technical than you might think.


    What You Need to Know About the White Stuff on Your Mulch

    Don't let the icky appearance deceive you—that white stuff on mulch can be beneficial to your landscape.

    How to Keep Squirrels Away from Bird Feeders Using a Slinky

    Hungry squirrels are no match for a Slinky. It's a simple, cost-efficient way to keep squirrels out of your bird...


    25+ Birthday Party Games for Kids of All Ages

    A celebration isn't complete without one of these exciting birthday party games for kids. They're mighty fun for little players.


    The Ultimate Room-by-Room Fall Cleaning Checklist

    It's been a long summer—so it's time to clean up the house for fall. This fall cleaning checklist will help...


    The Notch in Cake Forks Serves a Purpose—Here’s What It’s For

    There's a right way to use those forks with the chipped tine—it's not just for decoration.


    6 Ways You Can Help Save the Bees

    Help the declining pollinator population and become a bee champion.


    How to Set Up Your House Before Leaving for Summer Vacation

    Securing your home while you're away doesn't just mean locking your doors and windows. Make sure you take these steps...


    Why Is My Paint Bubbling and How Do I Fix It?

    This unsightly flaw can ruin interior and exterior paint jobs. Learn about the most common causes of paint bubbling and...


    If Your Grass is Turning White, This is What it Means

    If it looks like someone sprinkled flour or baby powder over your grass, chances are good that your lawn has...

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    How to Read a Seed Packet or Plant Tag to Help Your Garden Grow

    Beyond the pretty photo, do you know what all that plant information really means? Learn how to read a seed...


    6 Houseplant Subscription Boxes That’ll Bring You Joy

    Get beautiful, fresh houseplants delivered to your doorstep each month by signing up for these houseplant subscription services. It's never...


    5 Shower Cleaning Hacks You Need to See Before You Tackle the Bathroom

    Keep your bathroom squeaky clean and sparkling with shower cleaning hacks from TikTok and Instagram.


    Turn Your Living Space into a Plant Sanctuary with a DIY IKEA Greenhouse Cabinet

    Show off your plants in a stylish yet practical setup with an IKEA greenhouse cabinet!


    Here’s What Makes Cucumbers Bitter—and How to Fix It

    Here's the science behind that bitter cucumber taste.


    How to Get Rid of Gnats in Your House with a DIY Gnat Trap

    You can get rid of gnats for good with a DIY gnat trap.