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Nextdoor really wants you to get to know your neighbors (virtually)

Nextdoor is rolling out new features designed to help you befriend your neighbors. We've got a few ideas, too.
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How to budget for a home remodel: 7 expert tips you definitely need

Don't set your remodel budget without following this expert advice.
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7 fancy Easter egg decorating ideas that everyone will covet

Want to up your Easter egg decorating game? Everyone you know will absolutely covet these Easter egg decorating ideas.
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Your favorite meal delivery apps prove you should be cooking at home more often

Food delivery apps are wrecking the restaurant industry. The ones we're using most are likely ruining our diets, too.
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Buyer beware: 10 questions you absolutely must ask before purchasing a house

Before deciding on a house, these are the questions you're going to want answered.
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3 quick chicken dinner recipes that come together in 20 minutes or less

These chicken dinner ideas come together quickly and are great for the whole family.
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Add a pop of color to your home this April with these 8 gorgeous, vibrant blooms

Your home could do with a pop of color. These beautiful blooms fit the bill.
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Make spring cleanup easy: The only home maintenance checklist you’ll ever need

Make sure you check these to-do items off your list for a well-maintained home this spring.
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Your kitchen sponge is way more disgusting than you think

We all want a clean kitchen, but is a sponge really the best method? Here's what you need to know about this cleaning tool.
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Brighten up your walkway with landscape lighting: What you need to know

Add some curb appeal — and safety measures — with outdoor lighting. Here's what you should know.
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What buyers need to know to get their dream home in a fierce seller’s market

Looking for a new home? Buyers are borrowing more money than ever.
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Simplify your morning routine: 6 easy breakfasts everyone will rave about

Brunch menus don't have to be complicated. These easy recipes use simple ingredients, but still pack a flavorful punch.
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8 terrible Trader Joe’s shopping mistakes you’re probably guilty of

From your Trader Joe's shopping list to your in-store behavior, here are a few mistakes you should avoid to ensure your next Trader Joe’s trip is stress-free.
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Secrets revealed: 7 incredible spring cleaning tips the experts swear by

If you wish you could fast forward to the part where your home is perfectly neat and tidy, then try some spring cleaning tips from the experts themselves.
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This might be the worst time to sell your home and relocate

Now may be a terrible time to buy a new home. With housing prices and interest rates rising, it's a tough time to relocate.
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The easy 30-minute meal you’re not making at home (but should be)

Don't think you have time to cook? Think again. This incredibly simple recipe for chicken piccata is perfect.
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How to make Greek salad, everyone’s favorite healthy meal

Follow these tips and tricks to make a Greek salad that will be a fan favorite for years.
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12 new home must-haves buyers have proven they’ll pay more for

Homebuyers are willing to spend up to 3.7% more on a house for these amazing home features.
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This is the only avocado toast recipe you’ll ever need

Do you love avocado toast? Of course you do — try this amazing recipe.
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No sale: Homebuyers reveal their biggest deal-breakers

Selling your house? These are the problems you have to fix if you want to get the best price for your home.
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4 secret TikTok kitchen spring cleaning tips everyone forgets

Don't forget to clean these important spots in your kitchen. With these TikTok kitchen cleaning hacks, you’ll be able to get the job done correctly in no time.
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In 30 minutes, you can be eating these savory, easy Dutch oven recipes

Make the most of your Dutch oven with these incredible 30-minute recipes.
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This Costco must-have got a lot more expensive, and no one is happy

There are a lot of Costco must-haves on your food shopping list, but this beloved item is more expensive than ever.
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8 handy tips for buying secondhand furniture (so you don’t end up buying junk)

You can find all sorts of eclectic, amazing secondhand furniture — but there are some things you should know before you buy.
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How to grow bamboo like a pro indoors and outdoors

This is everything you need to know about growing bamboo indoors and outdoors.
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7 mouthwatering shrimp recipes under 300 calories you can make tonight

Shrimp is healthy and delicious; these 300-calorie meals will satisfy anyone.
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7 creative ways you can use coffee grounds around the house

Coffee is good for more than just drinking. Here are seven more ways you can use coffee grounds.
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Never lose track of your stuff again with this genius TikTok storage hack

Are your storage bins a mess? With this amazing TikTok storage hack, you'll be able to find whatever you need in seconds.

10 easy ways to lower your electric bill (because it’s way too high right now)

Green living isn't just good for the environment. It saves you money, too. Here are the investments you should be making in your home.
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10 easy, inexpensive recipes you can make with good old Campbell’s soup

Make your dinnertime routine easier with these amazing Campbell's soup recipes.
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4 easy quick bread recipes that will become instant favorites

Quick breads are delicious and simple to make. Try these amazing quick bread recipes.
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8 easy, healthy Instant Pot recipes anyone can make

Instant Pots make everything easier — including these healthy, delicious meals.
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Using these popular floor cleaners is like inhaling pesticides, study says

According to recent research, there’s a chemical in some household cleaners so bad it’s basically like breathing in car exhaust — you probably have it at home.
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Home ‘improvement’ projects real estate experts say are actually terrible

There are some home remodeling projects the experts say are a waste of time (and some that hurt the value of your home). Here's what to avoid.
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Spring cleaning 101: 5 closet organization tips the pros always use

According to the experts, these are the closet organizing hacks you need to know.
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10 indulgent dessert recipes you can whip up in no time

You'll want to savor these decadent desserts — but luckily, they don't take any time at all to make.
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Spring cleaning hacks: How to organize a room with too much stuff

Overwhelmed by a room with too much stuff? Follow these tips and you'll feel better — and your room will look better — in no time.
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A quick, easy guide to cleaning your garden tools (just in time for spring)

If you're ready to dig into your garden, you need to keep your tools well-maintained. Here's how to clean your garden tools.
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5 simple tips to make the perfect 3-ingredient smoothie (plus 10 great recipes!)

Smoothies are healthy, refreshing, and delicious. Here's how to make the best simple smoothies.
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Copper cookware may be Instagram-ready, but is it worth the investment?

Copper cookware looks luxe in a kitchen, but is it right for you? Dive into the pros and cons.
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These are the features homebuyers actually care about

Want to know what homebuyers are really looking for in a house? This is the dream list.
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Homebuyers, beware: The housing market is quicker and costlier than ever

Here’s everything homebuyers need to know about the housing market.
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3-ingredient cookie recipes that taste absolutely delectable

These moist, scrumptious cookies taste delicious and are super easy to make.
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Make a tasty lasagna like a pro with these tips (plus, the easiest recipe ever)

With these useful tips, you'll be making authentic homemade lasagna in no time.
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9 clever hacks to organize your storage room so you can actually find things

These amazing hacks for organizing storage rooms will make your life a whole lot easier.
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How to get paint out of clothes and save your wardrobe

You wore old clothes and were as careful as possible, but still got paint all over. Here's how to get paint out of your clothes.
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In just 30 minutes, you can eat these incredible stir-fry recipes

These easy yet healthy stir fry recipes offer an awful lot of flavor.
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The secret Trader Joe’s hashtag on Instagram you need to follow immediately

If you're a fan of Trader Joe's, this is the Instagram hashtag you need to know about. Delicious Trader Joe's recipes are just a click away.
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4 home improvement projects to do right now if you want to sell this spring

If you're selling your house, these easy projects will increase the value of your home.
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We’re obsessed with this insanely delicious Mediterranean lentil soup

This Mediterranean lentil soup is easy to make and a great addition to your cookbook.