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- Fake spider webs may look festive for the fall, but they're not good for the environment. Here's why you'll want other ways to decorate.
Realtor Shares Surprising Drawbacks of Solar Panels on Home's ValueSolar panels may not always be a great investment. One real estate agent shared a video with a few reasons *not* to buy a home with solar panels — here are the potential issues.
Our Quick Guide to Recycling Aluminum Foil Properly (and Why It's Important)Items like soda cans are known to be highly recyclable, but how does one recycle aluminum foil properly?
Easy and Natural Hacks to Remove Labels From Glass JarsReusing glass jars is great for the planet, but it can be hard to get the labels off. Here are some easy hacks how to remove labels from glass jars.
How to Clean Dog Toys: A Guide to Keeping Your Pet’s Favorite Items Germ-FreeCleaning dog toys is simple. Stuffed toys can be tossed into the washer, and rubber, plastic, and nylon toys can be scrubbed right in the sink.
Bamboo Plants at Home? Find Out If They Pose a Risk to Your Cat's HealthCats love to chew on whatever plant they can. But if you have bamboo in your house, you'll need to do some research before placing it anywhere your cat can reach.
$4 Thrift Store Painting Sells for $191,000When a NH woman bought a $4 thrift store painting, she didn't know it was worth so much more. Here's what to know.
Should You Be Stripping Your Pillows? "Everyone's Grandmother" Explains Pillow CleaningSocial media sensation @brunchwithbabs shares her routine for stripping pillows. Here's how and why you should do it.
Veocel, a Unique New Fiber, Can Be Used to Make Truly Flushable Baby WipesAustrian company Lenzing is known for making sustainable products with biodegradable wood fibers, specifically, Veocel fiber.
Eco-Friendly, Organic Pajamas for Sustainable Sleepers of All AgesWe're rounding up some of the coziest organic cotton pajamas to help you sleep soundly.
Save Your Furniture From Clawing Cats With These TipsCats scratching furniture can be a costly habit that will drain your wallet. Here's why cats do it and how to stop them.
Here's Why Your Stomach Might Hurt in the Morning, and Natural Cures for ItThere are many possible reasons you may experience morning stomach discomfort.
Woman Uses Ketchup as Cleaning Product, Transforming Her Dirty SilverWhen chrome or silver-looking appliances grow dingy, you might consider cleaning them with ketchup.
Woman's Heartfelt Plea Leads to Her Dog Being Rescued From a Florida Kill ShelterCharlie the dog was rescued from a kill shelter in Florida after her former owner pleaded on social media for someone to adopt her.
Annoyed by Pesky Dog Hair All Over Your Car? The Best Ways to Remove Pet HairDogs may love riding in your car, but they can shed a lot of hair. Here are the best ways to get dog hair out of your car to keep it clean.
This Toilet Paper Spray from ‘Shark Tank’ Is an Eco-Friendly Wet Wipe AlternativePristine Toilet Paper Spray, which appeared on 'Shark Tank,' is a unique and eco-friendly alternative to wet wipes.
Earthing Isn't All Positive — Some People Experience Negative Side EffectsEarthing is connecting your body directly to the Earth by walking barefoot or using earthing mats — but for some, there are negative side effects.
Sustainable Swaps: Check Out These Eco-Friendly, Nontoxic Shower Curtains and LinersInvesting in a high-quality, nontoxic shower curtain or liner is an excellent first step towards living a more sustainable lifestyle.
What Would You Do if You Found a Snake Hiding in Your Kitchen Cupboard?In two separate incidents in August 2023, homeowners found a snake in a kitchen cupboard. Find out what happened after the surprise of their lives!
Bee Stings May Be Serious For Cats — Here's What to Do If Your Cat Gets StungA cat stung by a bee will likely experience pain and itching, and possibly more serious reactions. Be prepared in case your cat gets a bee sting.
What Is SCOBY? This Odd Ingredient Is Key When Making Your Own KombuchaA SCOBY is an acronym for kombucha's most important — and weirdest — ingredient.
Eco-Friendly and Vegan Dryer Balls to Kick Your Laundry Up a NotchThese vegan dryer balls can reduce dry time, save you money, and cut back on laundry waste.
PEX Plumbing: The Pros and Cons of This Affordable Pipe AlternativePEX plumbing has many well-known upsides, but there are some bad aspects to it that you should consider.
Footage Shows Texas Lawn Catching Fire on Hot Day: "This Texas Dry Heat Ain't No Joke!"A woman shared a video of her dry lawn catching fire due to the Texas heat.
Why You Probably Shouldn't Burn Incense Around Your Dog or CatSo many of us burn incense around our homes for peace of mind, positive energy, cleansing a space and more. But is it bad or dogs and cats?
How to Press Flowers for Framing, to Create a Lovely Gift or KeepsakeNot only is pressing flowers for framing a fun activity, but it’s also pretty easy. Plus, pressed flowers make for a wonderful gift or keepsake.
What to Do If You're Bitten by a Praying Mantis — Are They Poisonous?Praying mantises are known for their unique mating rituals, but what about if they happen to bite a person? Are Praying Mantises Poisonous?
Fire Hazards at Home: Is Your Dehumidifier Among Those Being Recalled?The GE dehumidifier recall list includes 42 models of products deemed dangerous due to risk of fire. Learn all about the recall and what to do.
Strength, Character, and Beauty: The Many Meanings Behind the Gladiolus FlowerThe gladiolus flower meaning is important to recognize when growing or giving them away. Here's a deep dive into the gladiolus flower's history.
Pesky Fruit Flies in Your Kitchen? Where They Come From and How to Get Rid of ThemDo fruit flies bite? Where do fruit flies come from? Here's everything you need to know about fruit flies in your home.
The Versatile and Fascinating Magnolia: What This Flower MeansFlowers have a lot of symbolism, and the magnolia flower's meaning is rich with many different options depending on the color of the petals.
Unlocking Prosperity: The Ancient Practice of Blowing Cinnamon Through a Front DoorSome people believe that blowing cinnamon through one's front door on the first of the month can help with prosperity.
Tencel Mattresses and Protectors to Keep You Cool at NightTencel mattress protectors and bedding products are environmentally friendly and soft. Here's more about Tencel mattress products.
Stink-Free Sheets for Men: Does Jax Sheets Deliver on Its Promises for Great Sleep?Jax Sheets is a brand that has appeared on 'Shark Tank' and markets itself as a bedding brand for men. Here's an update on the brand.
The Best Eco-Friendly Bedding Materials to Guarantee a Sustainable SleepBrands may say their fabric is eco-friendly, but this could very well be greenwashing. What material is actually best for bed sheets?
These Are the Best Thrift Stores in San Francisco, CaliforniaShopping secondhand in San Francisco, California? Check out 10 of the best thrift stores in the Bay Area.
Entomology Student Warns Against Using Certain Bugs for Garden Pest ControlHave you ever considered using green lacewings for garden pest control?
Purple Mattress Came Out on Top in False Reviews LawsuitPurple, a mattress company, sued Ryan Monahan for posting false reviews about mattress safety. Here's how the lawsuit played out.
Can You Recycle Bubble Wrap? Become More Sustainable With These Easy StepsIs bubble wrap recyclable or is it destined to become as much of a problem as plastic grocery bags? Here's what to know.
Get These Plants to Keep Wasps At Bay, NaturallyFrom basil to eucalyptus, there are many plants that repel wasps naturally and add color and dimension to gardens, backyards, and porches.
Putting Foil Over Your Doorknob Won't Keep Your Home SafeThis method has found its way all across the Internet and has been debunked more than once.
HOA Parking War: Minnesota Family Fights to Stay in Home of 15 YearsA Minnesota HOA is threatening a resident family of 15 years over a parking spot. Find out what options this family may have in the tense situation.
Organic Growing and Soil Experts Spill the Tea on the Microbial Magic of DIY Fertilizer Tea (Exclusive)On behalf of your poor, sweet veggie garden, put the toxic chemical fertilizer down. These organic DIY compost tea recipes make happy plants and biodiverse soil!
Homeowner Gets HOA Violation Notice For Clover "Weeds" on LawnOne homeowner worries about a HOA violation notice due to clover lawn, or grass with a lot of clover in it. Can the HOA fine her for this?
How to Start Gardening in Your Apartment— Because Everybody Deserves a Green SpaceHere's a guide to getting your apartment garden started and showing not every garden requires acres of land to propagate.
Planting a Hedgerow Can Enhance the Biodiversity of Your Yard: A GuideHedge rows have a number of benefits and can enrich the biodiversity of an area. Planting a hedge row is easy with this beginner's guide.
One Woman Says You Should Stop Using Landscape Fabric in Your Garden — but Why?Should you use landscape fabric in gardens? Here's why one woman says to avoid this practice in a now-viral social media post.
Need to Propagate Your Hard-to-Root Rubber Plant? Try Air LayeringAir layering and stem cutting are the best rubber plant propagation techniques.
Here’s Why Berkey Water Filters Are Banned in CaliforniaThe popular Berkey water filter can be found in households all over the United States, but not in California.
Cat Parent Adopting Another Cat? Here's How to Introduce ThemKnowing how to introduce cats to each other is crucial. If you're a cat parent looking to add another feline to the family, read these tips first to help ensure they'll get along.