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Green Clean Upholstery with These Natural Techniques

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 19, 2014

Environmental awareness starts at home. Keep your house or apartment a hazardous-chemical-free zone; replace commercial upholstery cleaning products with eco-friendly versions based...


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Ceiling Fans Are Not Just for Summer. Here's Why.

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 19, 2014

Ceiling fans are a great invention. First developed in the 1860s, these fans get the air in your home moving and help cool the atmosphere in summer while consuming much less power than...


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Save Money with These Subs for Expensive Ingredients

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 14, 2014

Reducing your weekly grocery bill is not simply a matter of spending less. You also need to cook smart to get the most for your money while producing meals the whole family will enjoy....


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D├ęcor Knockoffs Are Nifty, Newsy and Eco-Friendly

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 13, 2014

No doubt about it, shopping is fun. However, do-it-yourself is even more fun … plus it's cheaper and greener besides! As the crafting movement grows increasingly popular, more...


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10 Top To-Dos for Fall Maintenance

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 13, 2014

1. Take Care of Your Furnace. If you live in a chilly place like Minneapolis, an HVAC system that delivers optimal performance is a wintertime must. Schedule a professional maintenance...