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How to Handle the Overload of Plastic in Your Kitchen

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 03, 2014

The use of plastics in the kitchen is ringing more and more warning bells among environment- and health-conscious folks these days. Items like plastic bags, dishes, food storage containers,...


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Hosting a Successful Outdoor Celebration at Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 05, 2014

Graduation, weddings, the Fourth of July … summer is jam-packed with exciting events! Why not take advantage of the warm weather and host a celebration in your own garden? Make...


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Shape Up Your Garage

Posted by Katie Marks | Jan 16, 2014

How long has it been since you've been able to park your car in your garage? Or, uh, find something you needed in the garage? Is your garage a terrifying danger zone of toppling boxes,...


How to Get Rid of Stuff

Posted by Elizabeth Nelson | Jun 30, 2013

The other day a friend texted me as she was packing up to move across the country: “HELP! I am overwhelmed because I have so much STUFF. I am feeling buried alive. I know you...


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10 Tips for Organizing Closets

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Apr 11, 2013

It's so fun to organize the closet! Just kidding. It's really hard, unless you are one of those people who just naturally loves organizing. In which case, you probably don't even need...


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Five Things You Can Do To Bring Spring Into Your House

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Mar 19, 2013

Spring is on its way. If you want to get a head start on the season, and push away winter's doldrums, then these five projects have your name on them. Plants will blossom, leaves will...


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12 Uses for Takeout Containers

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Mar 11, 2013

Even the greenest among us sometimes just need to eat takeout. Hey, it happens. Sometimes it's because of an office lunch, or maybe a night when it is just impossible to cook. Well,...


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Ten Ways to Upcycle an Old T-Shirt

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Jan 29, 2013

T-shirts come and go. It's also pretty easy to acquire them without meaning to. For instance, you may have been part of a wedding party. Someone else in that wedding party, most probably...