Home & Garden

There’s no place like home—especially when it’s in tip-top shape. We’ve rounded up the best cleaning and organizing tricks, affordable decor ideas, DIY hacks, and more. Warning: Once you’ve got everything just the way you want it, you may never want to leave!

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These Are the Most Popular Dog Breeds

Do you know which dog breeds are the most popular? From Retrievers to German Shepherds, check out this surprising top 10 list of the most popular dog breeds.

50+ Ways to Save Money Today

Our thrifty guide will help you keep your money in the (piggy) bank.


The Best Annual Flowers for Containers

These pretty annuals thrive in containers, making them perfect candidates for the planter pots on your deck and balcony.


I Tried IKEA’s New Air Purifier—Here’s What It’s Like

The new Förnuftig air purifier tackles indoor air pollution to help you breathe easier.


The Best Apartment Dog Breeds

Whether you’re in a cramped high-rise condo or a teeny-tiny bungalow, these easygoing breeds will fit right in.

The Dragons’ Den Products That Are Actually Worth Buying

Here are 10 memorable Dragons' Den products that struck gold with Canadian consumers.


Never Feed This to Wild Birds

Not all people foods are safe for birds. Leave these nine items off the menu to keep your backyard birds...

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8 Festive Flowers to Bring Home This Holiday (That Aren’t Poinsettias)

Although poinsettias are the go-to when it comes to festive florals, there are plenty of other options that strike the...


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How to Protect Yourself When Shopping Online

Online shopping can be convenient, cost-effective and safe—provided you take certain precautions before making your purchase.


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10 Online Scams You Need to Be Aware Of—and How to Avoid Them

Swindlers may be following your every tweet and post, looking for a chance to fleece you. Here’s how to confound...


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Clever Uses for Onions You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Onions might make you cry, but they can also help winterize your windshield, deter pests, and much more!

Never Store This on Your Smartphone

Using your cell phone as a master archive for your personal information? This convenience may come at a price.


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10 Surprising Magic Eraser Uses You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

If you're only using Magic Eraser to scrub your stovetop, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential. Here's how...


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Inspired Indoor Gardening Ideas to Get You Through a Long Winter

The end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of gardening season! Keep your green thumb supple with these indoor...


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Why You Should Always Close Your Bedroom Door at Night

...And more house fire facts that could save your life.


Why You Should Think Twice Before Choosing Same-Day Delivery

On-demand delivery may be convenient, but according to Carolyn Kim, transportation planner and senior director at the Pembina Institute, we're...


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10 Hardy Indoor Plants You (Probably) Can’t Kill

Got a brown thumb? Maybe you're just not growing the right plants! These hardy indoor varieties are virtually indestructible.


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40 Dollar Store Solutions For Life’s Little Dilemmas

Learn how to save a fortune, the old-fashioned nickel-and-dime way.


Why You Should Always Trim Candle Wicks Before Lighting

Here's why the simple step of trimming a candle's wick before lighting will help you maximize the life of your...


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Genius Halloween Costumes You Can Pull Together at the Last Minute

Everything you need for a last minute Halloween costume is already in your closet!


What to Do With Your Pumpkins After Halloween

Instead of tossing those jack-o'-lanterns in the trash, put them to good use in your home and garden.


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31 Free Pumpkin Carving Templates to Take Your Jack-o’-Lantern to the Next Level

There's nothing like a light-filled jack-o'-lantern to put that finishing touch on your homemade Halloween decorations, and it’s much easier...


This Clever Toilet Paper Hack Can Freshen Up Your Entire Bathroom

The key to having a fresh-smelling bathroom might lie in the toilet paper, not the toilet itself!


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13 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Vacuum Cleaner

Don't suck the life out of your vacuum cleaner—follow this advice to help it last longer and run more efficiently.

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10 Tricks for the Best Jack-o’-Lanterns Ever

Nothing captures the playful spookiness of Halloween quite like a glowing jack-o'-lantern. Here are 10 tips to keep in mind...


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The Most Sought-After Items on Every Burglar’s Hit List

Burglars can't wait to get their hands on these items.


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15 Small Space Storage Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

There's often much more storage potential in your home than you're currently using—discovering it just takes a little outside-the-box thinking!...


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11 Ways to Lower Your Hydro Bill This Season

Our energy use (and bills) tend to soar as the mercury plummets. These tips can help you keep the ever-increasing...


Why You Need to Stop Commenting on Viral Facebook Memes

Those quizzes may seem like innocent fun, but giving away personal information leaves you vulnerable to hackers.


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13 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Stove Top

Want to keep your stove top running for as long as possible? Avoid making these very common, very damaging mistakes.