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Backyard Games for Day and Night

Yes, summer is effectively over, but there’s still plenty of warm weather ahead. Besides, whatever the season, there's fun to be had during family game day — or night — especially when you take it outdoors! 

Lawn Twister

Paint a “Twister board” right onto your lawn. Cut a 10-inch circle out of a pizza box or a poster board and use it for the template, then make the circles using four different colors of washable ...

Tips for Cleaning Your Grill and Other Summer Accessories

Summer is grilling season. But before you set those burgers and hot dogs to sizzling, take a look and see if your grill needs cleaning. Your food will taste better and your grill will last longer if you clean it regularly. If not, your gas burners could become clogged and turn into a fire hazard. Even a traditional charcoal grill can suffer from a build-up of grease and other grime, which creates its own fire ...

No Regrets: How to Clean Wine Stains

The kids worked so hard on their homework, but when you were checking over it after their bedtime (and just before yours), you spilled some red wine on your favorite pajamas. No time for regrets! When it comes to wine stains, the quicker you take action, the better. So let's get right to it.

If at all possible, do not let the stain set. This longer the wine dries, the harder it becomes to ...

5 Ways to Clean Your Garbage Disposal

With summer just around the corner, your spring cleaning efforts might be winding down. But we bet there’s one area you haven’t gotten to yet: your garbage disposal. While it usually goes unnoticed until something goes wrong (or gets especially smelly) there are a few simple ways you can keep your garbage disposal unit spic and span – not to mention working efficiently.

Soap and water

Sure, you're used to washing dishes in ...

How to Make a Trip to the Grocery Store Less Stressful

We eat food: therefore, we replenish our refrigerators and pantries. It’s a vicious cycle — and sometimes the vicious part involves visiting the grocery store. From the shopping cart demolition derby that is navigating the aisles to the long lines at checkout, grocery shopping can be as time-consuming as it is frustrating. But organization is your friend. These tips and tricks can help keep your trips quick and stress-free.

Schedule Automatic Delivery of Non-Perishables

Many ...