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  1. Decorating How-tos

    How to make a rental house a home

    Because of the tough economy, many long-time homeowners are now finding themselves returning to the days of renting. When you are...
  2. Kitchen & Cooking Tips

    In a pickle: How to open a stuck jar

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    We’ve all been there: We go to open a jar of pasta sauce for dinner or salsa for a party, and we just can’t make it budge. Sometimes...
  3. Crafts

    DIY stamps

    Monogrammed furniture, notebooks, totes and stationary are sought-after items in every store and catalog this spring. By using a few...
  4. Cleaning How-tos

    How to remove marker and ink

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    Whether you have a budding artist with a wandering hand or a pile of dress shirts with ink stains claiming the corner of your...
  5. Food & Kitchen How-tos

    How to fillet a round fish

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    Buying whole fish from a reputable monger and cutting it into fillets yourself can save you money on big ticket fish. And because...
  6. Hair how-tos

    How to find great hairstyles on Pinterest

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    Long gone are the days of scouring the web and perusing the pages of countless fashion and beauty magazines in pursuit of the...
  7. Hair how-tos

    How to get sun-kissed, blonde hair

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    Lightening up your locks for summer doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. In fact, it can actually cost you next to nothing. If you’re...
  8. Makeup and skin care how-tos

    How to get a sun-kissed makeup look

    Summer is almost upon us and it’s officially hot out. But unless you’ve had the luxury of catching a few rays this season, your skin...
  9. Hair how-tos

    How to choose the right blonde shade for you

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    If you’re thinking about going blonde for the summer, you’ll first need to figure out what color complements your complexion. Heed...
  10. Makeup and skin care how-tos

    How to choose a summer lip color

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    The Met Gala gave us a hint of the wide array of lip colors that are hot this season. These steps will help you find the perfect...
  11. Organizing and Repair How-tos

    How to organize your kitchen pantry

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    Your kitchen pantry might be a shallow space or an old-fashioned closet filled with shelves and enough storage to stock up for a...
  12. Organizing and Repair How-tos

    How to organize your refrigerator

    A cluttered refrigerator is not only a frustration when you are trying to make dinner, but it wastes your hard-earned money and can...
  13. Food & Kitchen How-tos

    How to measure without measuring cups

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    At the SheKnows test kitchen, you'll catch us adding a pinch of this and a dash of that. It may look like we're casually cooking,...
  14. Food & Kitchen How-tos

    How to break down a chicken in six minutes or less

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    Why are whole chickens so much cheaper than pieces? Because the store didn’t have to do a thing except bag the bird and place it on...
  15. Love & Relationships How-tos

    How to leave a bad date

    We've all been there: The new guy you're out on a date with is unbelievably boring or completely full of himself or he's really...
  16. Makeup and skin care how-tos

    How to brighten up your eyes

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    Looking bright-eyed and bushy-tailed is always a plus in the beauty department. Whether your energy is lacking lately or you want to...
  17. Food & Kitchen How-tos

    How to fake lasagna

    If you find yourself eating ricotta cheese with a spoon, you might be having lasagna withdrawal. Create this classic dish in a...
  18. Food & Kitchen How-tos

    How to fake a cheesecake

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    Create this almost-instant dessert during TV commercials. Cover it tightly with plastic wrap, and keep it in the refrigerator for up...
  19. Hairstyles & Hair Care

    Are you brave enough to cut your own hair?

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    Should you cut your own hair? We all have those mornings when we take a glimpse in the mirror and want to take a scissor to our...
  20. Parenting How-to

    How to find the perfect babysitter

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    You want your special night out sans kiddies to be romantic, fun, and above all relaxing . There’s no way you’re going to be able...