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Grow Your Own Herbs at Home

There’s no substitute for fresh cilantro in a bowl of homemade guacamole or just-plucked basil blended into a big batch of pesto. If you have to make an extra trip to the store for fresh herbs, though, chances are you’re just going to opt for the dried stuff you already… Read more

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Essential Laundry Checklist for Apartment Living

When you load up your laundry basket with the essentials for laundry day, you need more than just dirty clothes. In order to keep from running back and forth to the laundry room, you should take all the basics down there with you on the first trip. Whatever you don’t… Read more

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How to Share Space in Your Apartment

Sharing an apartment with roommates, a partner, or your family—especially if it’s cozy—can be trying. No matter how strong your relationship, tripping over each others’ stuff (or each other) may cause some friction if you don’t get out ahead of the problem. There are a few ways you can avoid… Read more


Buying Local: Farmers Market Essentials

When you buy produce at your local grocery store and the products have little labels on them showing where they were grown, you’re not buying local. Most of the fruits and vegetables you find in supermarkets were picked about five days earlier, then transported an average of at least 1,000… Read more

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Home First Aid Kit Essentials

Scrapes and bruises are a part of everyday life, especially if your life involves children. So it’s a good idea to have a basic first aid kit all put together when mini emergencies strike. It’s even more important to have everything you need handy when someone suffers a larger injury… Read more