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  • Tips For Driving Through a Hurricane or Storm

    With hurricane Irene bearing down on the East Coast, many communities may be warned to evacuate. As with any natural disaster type storm whether it be a hurricane, tornado or flood,…

  • Small Space Tips from Trailer Living

    Folks that live the trailer lifestyle know all about how to maximize a small space, and the manufacturers of these trailers have got small space design engineering down to a science.…

  • Home Depot Kitchen Updates – Quick & Cheap

    The Home Depot website has all kinds of nooks and crannies to explore while looking for information and helpful hints, including a blog. This post, which I found through “liking” them…

  • 4 Tips to Protect Your Lawn From the Heat

    With August around the corner, temperatures are scorching throughout the country. Just this month New York City, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. broke records on the east coast. National heat waves are…

  • The Series: Going Green, Simple and Cheap

    Over on our green building site we’ve been sharing a great series from our blogger Tabatha on Going Green, Simple and Cheap. This series offers green tips that are easy to…

  • Mistakes To Avoid for First-Time DIY’ers

    When my husband and I bought our house, we did so with every intention of getting all HGTV on the place. Despite neither of us having any home renovation experience, we…

  • Appliance Buying Tips

    I have luckily (knock on wood) haven’t had to buy any major appliances yet. I know, I know. I’ve always been able to get great hand-me-downs or move into a place…

  • How To Safely Sell Items on Craigslist

    Craigslist can be a DIY’ers dream. Just about everything under the sun can be found for purchase, and usually for a decent price. On the flipside, selling unused or excess items…

  • Grow Your Own Pizza Garden

    Although “pizza” and “gardening” aren’t always in the same category, Better Homes & Garden touched on a great way to convince people to test our their green thumb – for the…

  • Watch Out For These Wiring Mistakes

    Can you change an outlet or move a light switch? Do you consider yourself an amateur electrician? You may feel up to most electrical tasks but here are some pitfalls to…

  • How To Replace A Broken Window Pane

    The only time I’ve ever inadvertently broken a glass window was when I locked my brother out of the house during dessert. He was so angry he tapped on the glass…

  • EZ-Twist PaintStick: No Tray Needed

    Painting can be a messy affair and drips usually occur as you are reloading your brush or roller via a can or paint tray. The EZ-Twist PaintStick is a new product…

  • Summer Safety: Tips to Prep Your Pool

    Don’t forget safety when thinking about a backyard pool. Install it the right way and enjoy your oasis with peace of mind (and no liability). A fence is almost always necessary…

  • Setup Your Art Gallery At Home

    I’m always inspired by the fancy shelter magazines and the way they artfully hang and style artwork. I attempted this in my own dining room (and by dining room I mean…