Household Articles

Baking soda is amazing! The white stuff can be used to remove stains, keep your sneakers smelling... read more
Here are our 8 best tips to reuse and renew in the kitchen! Tired of the disposable lifestyle? It’s... read more
Use a clothesline instead of a dryer to dry your clothes in warm, dry weather. You save money,... read more
Salt certainly makes our food more flavorful, but it can also work to fix many of our unexpected... read more
With a Phillips screwdriver and some inexpensive hardware-store washers that cost a dime or so, you... read more
To clean your bathroom, use items straight from the pantry! From a toilet bowl cleaner to tub, tile... read more
I’ll admit to a lifelong coffee addiction. I drink it strong, black, and unsweetened. We buy ours... read more
I don’t own a clothes dryer, which means using sturdy indoor and outdoor drying equipment. The year... read more
Don’t throw that away! Here are many ways to take something old and give it a second life. Give new... read more
If you burn candles in your home, especially around the holidays, keep in mind these household ... read more
Getting rid of clutter makes your life a little easier. Doing away with paper clutter is so easy;... read more
Do you want to make a room in your house look fresh with a whole new look? One of the most... read more
You can't teach an old dog new tricks, but he can certainly teach you some. You have to pet-proof... read more
Before throwing the old toothbrush out, take a look at what it can do to improve the small things... read more
Check out our easy solutions for cleaning your kitchen. If you have any great tips, please post... read more
To guide the uninitiated, Thomas E. Hill compiled a list of dos and don’ts in his Manual of Social... read more
Everyone loves to receive a gift, but writing a thank-you letter isn’t always as fun. Here are some... read more
During the chilly months of winter, no matter what heat source you use—oil, gas, electricity, or... read more
Melting snow, warm rain, and high water tables often mean water or dampness in the basement of many... read more
Grease, lipstick, ballpoint pens, you name it! They all can make for some ugly stains on our... read more
A bar of soap serves more purpose than just cleaning us! Here are some of our favorite uses for... read more
At the Almanac, we know that lemons can add plenty of flavor to some of our favorite recipes, but... read more
From cleaning shower curtains, to relieving insect bites, vinegar certainly has many functions.... read more
Here is advice on how to make homemade cleaners and stain removers for your home. If you have any... read more
Dress up a holiday table by including special napkins at each place. Follow these steps to create... read more
To judge from the number of fine table linens offered at thrift shops and yard sales, using them... read more
Do you burn firewood? Here is a list of best-burning wood to use as well as firewood tips. Did you... read more
There are many superstitions and old wives tales’ about the house and home. From our collection of... read more
Make your own cleaning products. Homemade cleaners are simple and a great way to save money.... read more
At the Almanac, we've discovered some good tricks to cure those annoyng but common household... read more