Leaving a bowl of white vinegar out overnight can help get rid of smoke odors.
Archives for January 2010
Most New Year’s resolutions have some kind of health angle — work out more, eat right and so on — so why not give your home the same kind of revamp? Resolve to keep your home healthier this year with this seasonal checklist. Spring Clean your gutters. Backed-up gutters can wreak havoc on siding and Read More
Two out of three U.S. adults have changed their cooking and eating habits because of the economy; 51 percent eat dinner at home more often and 37 percent have strict shopping budgets. Source: Whole Foods Market’s annual Food Shopping Trends Tracker survey
Is storage space a problem in your home? Is the crunch of clutter overwhelming your life? Consider these creative solutions. For starters, make sure furniture is doing double duty. Invest in ottomans with hidden storage to stash remote controls and blankets and a coffee table with drawers or a bottom shelf to hold magazines. Consider Read More
Creating a household budget is hardly a fun exercise, but it is a necessity, especially in these tough economic times. Determining where monthly paychecks go can help rein in bad spending habits and create new, fiscally friendly ones. To start, financial planners suggest you gather a year’s worth of bills and loan payments to create Read More