5 Things to Do with Leftover Wrapping Paper

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It’s Christmas, so you know what that means! Plenty of togetherness, a bunch of good cheer and lots and lots and lots of leftover wrapping paper! Of course, you could save it all for next year, but if you’re looking for a project to sustain you through the new year, we recommend one of the […]

The “Peace on Earth” Guide to Holiday Decoration Safety

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Nothing puts you in the holiday spirit faster than a yard full of twinkling lights. But decorations come with their risks too! String lights can become a fire hazard if they’re not properly hung. And meanwhile, rooftop decorations pose some dangers of their own, especially if you’re not being safe when you put them up. […]

6 Household Hacks That Will Get Your Home Squared Away for the Holidays

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Now that you’ve fixed enough turkey sandwiches for another year, it’s time to start thinking about the one holiday that really matters: Christmas. The pre-Christmas countdown is so intense, it’s essentially an extreme sport. There’s decorating to do, presents to buy and household chores to get done—all before the next round of relatives makes its […]

Turkey Day Scramble: How to Clean Up Fast Before the Big Day

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This is it: your last weekend to clean up before boatloads of relatives begin squeezing themselves into your kitchen, setting platters on every available inch of countertop and using enough toilet paper to cover a small army. In essence, you’re going to need to clean house before the horde descends. After all, you have enough […]

Project Thanksgiving: 6 Tips to Get Yourself Ready for Turkey Day Guests

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Can you believe Thanksgiving is already just around the corner? Pretty soon your home will be infiltrated with guests, relatives and that one aunt who always has something to say about how you keep house! And there’s plenty to do before then. Besides food shopping and turning out dinner for 15, you’ll have to make […]