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Keeping Your PC, Smartphone or Tablet Clean

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 17, 2014

PCs, Smartphones, and handheld tablets are essentials of daily life. However, these conveniences need some basic maintenance to stay in top working order. Obviously you can’t...


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7 Do’s & Don’ts to Combat Kitchen Germs

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 06, 2014

The kitchen is the heart of the home, the place where your family and guests most love to congregate. Unfortunately, due to its combination of food prep, warm temperatures, and moisture,...


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Natural Fixes for Hardwood Floors

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 04, 2014

Stuff happens. If you have beautiful wood floors, no matter how careful you try to be, they will end up with signs of wear and tear caused by kids, pets, parties, and … well...


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Healthy Fixes for Unpleasant Household Odors

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 23, 2014

Phew! What’s that smell? We human beings are very sensitive to disagreeable household scents, which make a house feel somehow less clean and homey. Get rid of unlovely odors with...


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Burnt Stainless Pots: the Natural Solution You Need

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 21, 2014

It’s not that we’re absent-minded, exactly. We’re just trying too hard to multitask. “We” refers to a segment of the population that spends an inordinate...


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Cast Iron Cookware Questions and Answers

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 03, 2014

Cast iron cookware has long been appreciated by professional chefs and home cooks alike for its excellent heat retention properties. It’s also hard wearing and long lasting, with...


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5 Sweeping Statements about Brooms

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 02, 2014

Much as we might want to deny it, housework is a basic fact of adult life. And because everyone needs at least a rudimentary path to their doorway, you can’t get much more basic...


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5 Simple Solutions to De-Stink Your Towels

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 26, 2014

Do you ever take a load of just-washed towels out of the dryer, only to find that they have … well … an odor, and not a pleasant one? In fact, they may smell downright...