Buying a Refrigerator

Buying a Refrigerator

Refrigerators have changed from early iceboxes, which keep food cool by placing a large block of ice at the top. Today they are electric and feature both refrigerator and freezer sections, as well as temperature-controlled fresh food storage drawers. Shelves are...
Choosing and Caring for Your Flatware

Choosing and Caring for Your Flatware

Flatware is available as sterling silver, silver-plate, and stainless steel. Sterling is the most expensive and long-lasting. It is often used along with formal dinnerware for special occasions. However, the more it is used, the lovelier the patina becomes over time....
Picture Arrangement

Picture Arrangement

Do you have a group of family pictures, artwork, or photographs that you would like to arrange on a large wall? How can you achieve an eye-pleasing arrangement without putting holes in the wall through trial and error?  One method is to tape off an area on the floor,...
Using Your Basket Collection

Using Your Basket Collection

Do you have a closet or basement full of expensive collectible baskets packed away in their boxes? Unpack those baskets and give them a job to do around the house. If you feel the cloth liners date them, remove them, or make new ones in current fabrics. The following...
The Top Five Dog Breeds for Children

The Top Five Dog Breeds for Children

Having a family pet is a great experience. Your child can learn a lot about life from taking care of an animal. Once you have worked out who will be doing what, its time to decide on what breed is right for you and your family. Ask yourself a few questions. If your...
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