Home & Garden

There’s no place like home—especially when it’s in tip-top shape. We’ve rounded up the best cleaning and organizing tricks, affordable decor ideas, DIY hacks, and more. Warning: Once you’ve got everything just the way you want it, you may never want to leave!

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The Most Popular Dog Breeds in Canada

Dogs may be our best friends, but which ones do we rely on the most? Every year, the Canadian Kennel Club releases a list of the top ten most popular dog breeds in Canada. Discover the top dogs in the country.

Mistakes Cat Owners Make (According to a Cat Whisperer)

Got an issue with your feline friend? There’s a good chance you’re part of the problem.


Here Are the Breeds That Make the Best Apartment Dogs

Whether you’re in a cramped high-rise condo or a teeny-tiny bungalow, these easygoing breeds will fit right in.


Tips to Make Your Cat More Friendly

Nobody like a sourpuss, and a crabby kitty isn't much fun either. Here's how to make even the grumpiest kitty...


The Most Popular Dog Names in Canada

Move over, “Fido”! Here's what Canadian dog owners chose for their new furry friends.

The 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds

From Retrievers to German Shepherds, check out this surprising list of the top dogs.


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The Green Thumb’s Guide: 10 Simple Tips for Growing a Vegetable Garden—Anywhere!

Ever dreamed of growing your own vegetable garden? From choosing the perfect location to picking what to grow (and how...

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Never Plant These 5 Flowers in Your Garden

There are so many good selections available that there's absolutely no reason to plant any of these troublesome flowers.


Yes, You Can Wash “Dry Clean Only” Clothes at Home—Here’s How

These do-it-yourself laundry tips are the next best thing to professional dry cleaning.


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14 Reasons You Need to Stop Throwing Away Eggshells

Instead of throwing away eggshells after breakfast, try saving them for these incredible uses.


What You Need to Know About Lawn Mower Oil

When was the last time you checked your lawn mower oil? Check out these helpful hints for lawn mower maintenance.

How to Grow a Hanging Herb Garden in a Shoe Organizer

This hanging herb garden is a simple and adorable way to get your hands in the dirt this summer!


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15 Brilliant Butter Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you're only using butter on your toast, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential! Check out these clever...


8 Things You Should Do on a Wednesday

Hump Day is great for taking it easy—or for living it up.


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14 Extraordinary Uses for Nail Polish Remover You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you've only been using nail polish remover on your nails, you're only tapping a fraction of its potential! Here...


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8 of the Best Annual Flowers for Containers

These pretty annuals thrive in containers, making them perfect candidates for the planter pots on your deck and balcony.

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13 Mistakes That Shorten Your Laptop’s Life

A laptop is a big investment, so you want to keep it in good shape for as long as possible....


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20+ Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Dishwasher

Unless you actually enjoy washing dishes by hand, you'll want to avoid these common dishwasher maintenance mistakes.


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20 Clever Cornstarch Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you're only using cornstarch to thicken sauces and gravies, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential. Check out...


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7 Reasons Why Cats Are So Clean

Ever wondered why cats are so clean? Veterinarians reveal seven surprising reasons your cat loves to lick—and why there's more...


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20+ Thrifty Tricks to Make Everything You Own Last Longer

Making your stuff last longer is a great way to get more bang for your buck. From running shoes to...


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Clever Car Wax Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Who knew car wax could be so useful? Check out these brilliant ways to use car wax for more than...


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18 Things You Should Never Do to Your Lawn

Whether you have a green thumb or not, it’s easy to maintain a blissful, barefoot-worthy backyard. For starters, avoid these...


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The 18 Best Air-Cleaning Plants, According to NASA

The best plants are the ones that do double duty—and all of these purify your air of toxic chemicals. Even...

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8 Medicinal Plants to Grow at Home

Heal rashes, treat depression and reduce indigestion with these medicinal plants you can grow at home.


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17 Urban Gardening Tips That Are Perfect For Small Spaces

No backyard? No problem! Use these urban gardening tips to add greenery to even the smallest porch, patio or apartment...


13 Things Your Exterminator Wishes You Knew

Repelling pests can be as simple as changing the light bulb above your porch.


This Video Explains How to Clean Inside Your Oven Door Glass

Cleaning between the glass panels of an oven door seems impossible, but it can be done. Here's how!


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19 Bungee Cord Hacks to Get Hooked On

These fantastic elastic cords are useful for more than just tying down tarps.


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Got Old Oranges? Here’s How to Put Them to Work All Around the House

It turns out oranges are more than just a great-tasting source of vitamin C. Here are 16 genius household hacks...