Category Archives: Home Life

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21 Uses for Mint

Mint is one the most versatile herbs to have around. It is easy to grow indoors or outdoors. There are over 40 varieties of mint and just as many uses for this fantastic herb. (more…)...
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A to Z Hacks for Every Homeowner

Everyday items found around the home can yield some surprising uses. “We often see innovative ideas within the homes we show and sell that take otherwise mundane household items to new levels,” says Lincoln Thompson, a broker-owner with Royal LePage Gardiner Realty in Fredericton, New Brunswick. “Many of these ideas can come in handy...

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Antiques – Wood Basics

Oak, mahogany, walnut, pine, rosewood, maple, elm; you may have some or all of these woods in your home. But, do you know how to tell the difference among them? In this month's column, we'll talk about the different kinds of wood that are regularly seen in antique furniture and some common decorative treatments. Read more

10 Unknown Uses for Epsom Salt

Magnesium, a major component of Epsom Salt, is vital for many bodily functions. Magnesium can be taken internally or you can get the same benefits from taking bath with it. In addition to the health benefits there are other uses for Epsom salt. (more…)...
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The Many Uses for Aluminium Foil

Maybe you thought aluminum foil was only useful when dealing with food. Lining pans or cookie sheets, wrapping food prior to baking or cooking, putting it under the racks in the oven to catch drips are all common uses for foil. However, there is so much more you can use aluminum foil for. In this...
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23 Tips to Save You Money in The Home and Garden

Benjamin Franklin once said "a penny saved is a penny earned" and to help you save more than a few pennies around the home and garden, below are a number of money saving tips - many of which require minimal effort on your part. Read more

How to Keep Your Child’s Room Organized

Every mother wants the best for her child. Besides ensuring that the child has all basic needs, a mother will also want her child to be comfortable and happy in his environment. One of the things you can do to make your child's life better is to get his room organized. Kids can be messy,...
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Collecting Buttons

If you want to be a collector and only have a small budget you might want to consider collecting buttons. Many households have a button bag or box where discarded buttons are kept. In thriftier times no garment would have been thrown out without removing the buttons first and keeping them for future use. ...
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Spring Into The Sunny Season with Citrus for Your Guests

Outdoor entertaining is a welcome sign of spring, so how about some citrus-inspired home décor ideas to leave a bright impression on your guests? Sunkist lifestyle expert, Kimberly Schlegel Whitman has developed some easy and unexpected ways to dazzle them with California-grown citrus. She says no matter whether you're hosting an intimate dinner with friends...
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