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Pre-Party House Prep

December 15, 2014

When you come home, your eyes probably sweep right past the stacks of papers and smattering of scuffmarks on the wall. And hey, we get it. After a while, little imperfections just sort of blend in—that is, until company comes over, and you realize that to fresh eyes, they may be very noticeable. Does this…

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How to Care for Sweaters

October 30, 2014

I have a love-hate relationship with sweaters. The downside is that they signal the beginning of winter. Taking them out of my winter storage boxes and finding a home for them in my closet reminds me that summer is another six months away and that frosty mornings and snowy nights are on the horizon. But…

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Cleaning Your Cookware

October 19, 2014

I am not one of those people who have a full collection of “one-brand” cookware. Instead, I accumulate as I go. I need different things for different purposes. Sometimes non-stick is a necessity for eggs, other times I need a simple stainless steel pot for boiling potatoes. But cookware is a fickle breed and I…

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How to Clean Your Oven

October 16, 2014

Oven cleaning. It’s one of those chores that you know you’re supposed to add to your monthly cleaning list, right? The only problem is it seems daunting and I’m not exactly sure how I’m supposed to do it. Most ovens these days come with a self-cleaning feature, but I’ve heard they can often do more…

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