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Trash Talk: 4 Tips Holiday Hosts Should Not Refuse

November 26, 2015

Used wrapping paper! Disposable holiday plates! Cups! Napkins! Leftovers! There’s no doubt about it: guests and holidays equal extra trash. And while I admit that garbage isn’t anyone’s favorite topic, it’s one of those “It’s-got-to-be-done, might-as-well-do-it-right” tasks that I actually find kind of appealing. Luckily, there are a lot of ways to simplify the holiday…

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Get Your Kitchen Organized for the Holidays

November 12, 2015

When it comes to preparing your kitchen for the holiday rush, organizing is just as important as cleaning. No one knows that better than organizational expert Donna Smallin Kuper, whose books on cleaning and organizing have sold over a million copies. With the holidays fast approaching, we asked for her favorite tactics for getting —…

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5 Tips for Cleaning Your Fan

October 01, 2015 1

Every year when I put away my oscillating tabletop or freestanding fan, I am disgusted by how icky the blades have become. Not only is there an accumulation of dust, but there’s grime sticking to the blades and outer cage that probably comes from a combination of humidity, cooking, and too much sunscreen sprayed in…

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How to Clean Your Kitchen Sink

September 17, 2015

Nothing really gets done in the kitchen without some kind of run-in with the kitchen sink. Whether you’re cooking, rinsing, cleaning, or just washing your hands, the kitchen sink is always part of the action. Imagine then just how many germs it can attract and how important it is to keep clean. The good news…

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