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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Trouble-free Animals

Buying a pet can be a huge investment--financially, but also emotionally. Make sure you're getting the right pet for you,...


Unbelievable Dog Tricks

Every dog owner believes their pet to be miraculous in their own way--these pups have mastered tricks known only to...


Why Are Whiskers So Important?

Ask any bald man and he will tell you that he bumps his head more often than he did when...


Favourite Dog Memories

I've shared my life with many dogs. We raised most of them from pups. Some were mutts. Others were purebreds.


Is Your Freezer Set to the Right Temperature?

Love to store make-ahead meals in your freezer? Be sure that your food stays fresh by setting the right freezer...


What to Do With Your Pumpkins After Halloween

From feeding birds and butterflies to creating compost, here's what to do with your pumpkins after Halloween.


Yes, Bleach Expires—Here’s What You Need to Know

Food items aren't the only things that have expiration dates...


Why You Should Drill Holes in Your Garbage Can

You won't believe the difference this makes when it's time to take out the trash!

How to Tell If You’re Using Too Much Laundry Detergent

Even when laundry is filthy, smelly and stained, more detergent isn't always better...


This Is What Your iPhone’s Low Power Mode Really Does

This feature is surprisingly useful—even when your iPhone isn't about to die. Here's when and how to use Low Power...


Where Are All of These Pink Pumpkins Coming From, Anyway?

The fascinating story behind this Halloween season's most in-demand decor.


What Are the Red and Black Bugs on My House?

Boxelder bugs invade homes each year, making them some of the most annoying fall pests. But they aren’t the only...


How “Shrinkflation” is Affecting Your Grocery Bill—And What You Can Do About It

With food production costs on the rise, some of your favourite grocery products may be getting smaller.