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5 Reasons to Hit That Secondhand Store
"good old hand-me-downs to your home, and to appreciate the old stuff you already have... second hand store articles. I wish more stuff from places like Goodwill, Salvation... second hand at yard sales and thrift stores. Except for upholstered furniture but... Second hand stores, yard sales, and vintage stores are my favorite hangouts. Besides... going hand-to-mouth in kids can cause them irreversible, life-long neurological and..."
Show News: Rare Quilts Get Museum Time
See 6 intricate designs from a California exhibition and get tips for building your own quilt collection
"it by hand. Not just a household item, a hand-pieced and sewn quilt is a direct... replaced by hand sewing them in place and then duplicating the hand embroidery. Good luck... mostly all hand-sewn and hand-quilted. She also became such an expert that she taught... remnants on hand? Television? Exhaustion from working a job outside the home and then returning... had on hand, and quilters often used old, worn blankets for insulation rather than..."
8 Kitchen Amenities You'll Really Wish You Had
Keep kitchen mayhem and muck to a minimum with these terrific organizers and other time-saving, mess-preventing features
"on your hands and knees in your kitchen, searching for that missing cutting board or... out by hand, but a hip bump also works. It's great for when your hands are full or... wash my hands. We are always standing with our hands under the faucet when we visit... that had hands-free containers for garbage, recycling, compost, etc. I must confess... your arm, hand, whatever and it turns it off and on. Also, Delta has a patented design..."
Can-Do Cleaning Strategies for Busy People
While you dream of having a maid (to go with the cook and chauffer), this simplified cleaning routine can keep your real-world home tidy
"out of hand that you must spend all day cleaning just to bring them back to normal... on one hand while I brush my teeth with the other hand not only helps to keep the... built in hand vac. It gets up most of the trash on our tile floor and when I get to... remove the hand vac to pick up debris on the counter or table. It's faster and stirs... wash up hand-washables / wipe counters and consider yourself done. Take significant..."
Houzz Interview: Susie Harris's Charming Louisiana Home
"out my hand painted monogram in my daughters bedroom and my sweet cottage (playhouse)... have been hand carved. We love this piece. Your next house project The next project... close at hand...always. Last but not least: as a houzz friend, Susie has chosen a Target... have been hand carved. We love this piece." "My kitchen cabinets have to be my most..."
Kitchen of the Week: Bright and Modern in 90 Square Feet
The Family Home: 8 Easy Tips for an Organized Bathroom
If your bathroom has that hit-by-a-hurricane look that tends to come with kids, sort things out with these tried and true ideas
"out-of-hand crazy is the bathroom. Toothpaste, lotions, tissue and towels can easily... wash your hands and then go rummaging through the pretty pile of towels in a basket,... hang the hand towel from the mirror. ...hanging dry towels and wet towels. I just purchased... guests to hand damp towels and robes. Guests love the in-room towel solution, as they... towels, a hand towel, and a washcloth (so 1970s) and provide a each sleeping area with..."
The Absolute Right Way to Hang Toilet Paper. Maybe
Find out whether over or under is ahead in our poll and see some unusual roll hangers, shelves and nooks
"other hand to stop the roll from turning while the first hand pulls to tear off... poopy) hand touching the wall, followed by the next "customer's" hand touching the... fingers or hand on the wall while reaching for the paper - bad hygiene! I personally... dirty hands is going to touch many things during their stay in the bathroom, no... finger and hand contact to the surface behind it and over time it gets greasy, dirty and..."
Dish-Drying Racks That Don’t Hog Counter Space
Cleverly concealed in cabinets or mounted in or above the sink, these racks cut kitchen cleanup time without creating clutter
"if you hand dried them, they (and your cupboards) actually stay cleaner. With health... their hands or something else in the sink with your clean and drying dishes. Our... right hand door hides the dishwasher, on the left is a deep drawer for recycling... dishes by hand, it is quicker and easier. The drying rack pieces are all from IKEA -... makes hand-washing dishes very fast--what's more, all the water stays in the sink..."
Got a Disastrously Messy Area? Try Triage
"out of hand. “Well, that’s not helpful,” you may be thinking. What if — asking for... out of hand and has been for some time? Where do you even start? You start with... single-handed. Really. Way too much. The Side-Tracked Sisters books are great. No... and a handful of junk from a drawer in the bathroom (half used hotel shampoos, empty... out of hand so there is never much triage needed. Everything gets treatment! I am..."
Everyday Home Must-Haves Beg for a Makeover
The Nest's much-improved take on the thermostat has us pondering reinventions of other necessities around the house
"forced air hand dryer. The ones with low flow air don't dry your hands, and the ones... latest hand dryers you actually put your hands into and the air is so forceful it... pass your hand over....laziness for $275.....think I will just exercise my hand. Cool... forced air hand dryers successfully rearrange the skin on the back of your hands. Ugh... their hands and knees with a tooth brush in hand to clean. Not everyone has the..."
Easy Green: Cut Electricity Use With 15 Unplugged Home Devices
Crank up the energy savings, courtesy of household items that come into power the old-fashioned way: manually
"these hand-cranked and other human-powered household items will help you get the... The hand cranked radio, flashlight and hand juicer are great, reasonably priced... suggest a hand wringer to save energy by reducing clothes drying time in an energy hogging... of the hand crank wringer gave me the willies. I grew up with one... And memories... for a hand cranked food mill??? Anyone who pays $600 (or even $200) for a push reel..."
10 Elements of Today's State-of-the-Art Kitchens
New technology, smart kitchen layouts and the hottest new appliances will make you feel like a Top Chef
"appliances go hand in hand. Laying them out for maximum cooking efficiency along with clever... The hands-free faucet sounded great but most of the reviews online said they didn't... if my hands are messy. I also have a 5 burner Thermador induction cooktop. They... about the hands free faucets being breeding ground for Legionella bactieria? Something... a-heb-hands-free-faucet-bacteria-20110331 Love that tall wall and the raised dishwasher..."
House Rule: Off With Your Shoes
Do you prefer your guests to go shoeless in your house? Here are some ways to encourage stockinged feet
"on one hand, as the host, it should really be your house, your rules. But on the other... other hand, guests should be made to feel as comfortable as possible — and we all... with her hands, and take her shoes off if that's your house rule — just like everyone... before hand if you prefer " shoes off". Then they can bring their own indoor shoes... washing my hands when I first come home is a big part of it. While I respect a homeowner's..."