Home & Garden Top Stories

Fresh ideas for cleaning, organizing, decorating and gardening.

10 Best Color Combinations for Your Home

By Cass Colin | Home & Garden

Some color combos are not just expected, they’re almost too obvious. Try these unexpected pairings to add some surprising oomph to your decor.

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6 Ways to De-Drab Your Home in 60 Minutes

By Cass Colin | Home & Garden

Giving your home decor a facelift doesn’t have to take weeks—or even hours. Go from drab to fab with our do-it-yourself tips.

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How to Deal with a Neighbor From Hell

By Sally Stich | Home & Garden

Ask anyone who’s lived next to a Neighbor From Hell and you’ll hear stories that make you wince. From dog poo “presents” to all-night parties, neighbor disputes can make your life impossible.

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Your Trickiest Cleaning Problems—Solved!

By Ellen Breslau | Home & Garden

No more grease on the cooktop and rings in the toilet. Queen of Clean, Linda Cobb gives her secrets to the chores that drive you crazy.

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9 Easy Ways to Make Your Kitchen Look Brand New

By Cass Colin | Home & Garden

Inexpensive DIY touches that can make your kitchen feel brand new without breaking the bank—or your back.

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7 Low-Tech Gadgets You Really Need

By Linda Bernstein, Next Avenue | Home & Garden

Easy-to-use products—for cleaning, gardening, cooking, and more—that can make life easier for the 50-plus crowd.

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10 Real Ways to Get White Clothes Whiter

By Ellen Breslau | Home & Garden

Forget dull, dingy, sweat-stained clothes. The Queen of Clean has easy tips to make your laundry look like new—really!

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10 Really Simple Car Hacks to Make Your Life Easier

By Michael Pomranz | Home & Garden

Get better visibility, organize the interior, and generally drive smarter and happier with these creative car solutions.

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20 Alternative Uses for 7 Common Household Items

By Deborah Long | Home & Garden

Unassuming products you probably already have on hand—like salt, vinegar, and aspirin—that have amazing versatility.

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9 Ways to Decorate with Quotes and Words

By Cass Colin | Home & Garden

The prettiest ways to get your point across—and decorate your home—in both make-your-own and for-purchase ideas.

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