A bottle of white vinegar, a box of baking soda, and three folded towels in blue, plum, and tan.

Genius Cleaning Tricks with Pantry Basics

If you have vinegar, olive oil, and dryer sheets in your pantry, you have the tools to try these genius cleaning tricks using just the pantry basics! Common household items are usually our best defense against stains, dirt, and mildew. There’s no need for expensive cleaning solution or bad-smelling chemicals when you have these cleaning tricks […]

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How to Host a Fun Holiday Party

This December, we can’t wait to host a fun holiday party…and we’re sharing our favorite tips and stress-relieving ideas with you! Keep reading to discover great activities the whole family will enjoy, fun ways to get everyone in the holiday spirit, and tips for hosting a party without any of that holiday stress. Learning how to host […]

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Brilliant Small Kitchen Storage Solutions

While we all have dreams of big, spacious counters and dozens of huge cabinets, the reality is that most of us don’t have that much kitchen space. These brilliant small kitchen storage solutions allow you to make the most of what you do have. Get savvy with your use of counter space, utilize dead spaces above […]

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What Are the Differences Between a Blender and a Food Processor?

Ever wondered about the real differences between a blender and a food processor? We know that we have; we usually tend to file that question under “things we probably should know about our kitchen appliances but now feel like it’s too late to ask.” But now summer is here, with its endless possibilities for fresh […]

A green bowl filled with a salad of chunks and spirals of mixed raw vegetables, including zucchini and turnips.

So What Vegetables Can You Freeze?

When it comes to freezing food, we’re as guilty as anyone of not taking advantage of the time-stopping powers of vacuum sealing and icy air. Sure, we’ll cut a big piece of ground beef into more manageable pieces and freeze it for a few months, but we often fail to get creative with fruits and […]

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Introducing the Blue Ribbon Kitchen

Every time a new item arrives in our kitchen, we rigorously test it to make sure it meets our high standards. We spend hours using every function on the new product. For example, we make dozens of pieces of toast on all the different settings of a new toaster; slice and dice fruit and vegetables with a set […]

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Selecting the Right Fitness Shoe

When selecting the right fitness shoe, you might be overwhelmed by all the choices. Do you need arch support? Shock resistance? Extra padding? Lightweight mesh? We’ve gathered together some tricks and tips for selecting the right fitness shoe for your exercise habits, lifestyle, and future goals. After all, sneakers are often the most important piece […]

A person's hand using a yellow cloth to clean a brown leather sofa.

Cleaning Furniture and Upholstery

Furniture plays a huge role in our daily lives and can be difficult to keep clean. No matter how hard we work to keep our furniture spotless, there will always be scuffs, spills, and marks that accumulate from family members and pets. Don’t be discouraged! With a few common household products and a little elbow […]

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DIY Household Pest Prevention

While commercial bug repellent can be effective, it can also be filled with scary, suspicious chemicals; that’s why, when the bugs come out in the summer, we turn to DIY household pest prevention. There are a ton of natural household ingredients that bugs love to avoid. From essential oil to fresh citrus fruits, you won’t […]

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Solve Common Lawn Problems

As spring and summer rolls around, we all want to know how to solve common lawn problems. After all, our backyards and front lawns are the focal point of your outdoor space. Even a gorgeous garden can’t always distract from overgrown grass or brown spots. In preparation for the outdoor season, we’ve decided to solve […]