Advice Articles

Use our handy tricks and tips for finding out how much you need to do your home’s tile flooring.... read more
Trying to figure out the gestation period or proper age for first mating for your animal? Find the... read more
How old is your dog in human years? Multiplying your dog's age by seven is easy, but isn't very ... read more
We know packing for a vacation can be stressful—somehow we always tend to over pack! To make things... read more
Whether you’re at home, or far away, don’t let a rainy day spoil your vacation! There are still... read more
Don't be caught without these traveling necessities! And below, check out what to do in case you... read more
A crate is not only a spot for your pet to call its own, but it can also keep your pup out of... read more
Did you know that there are over 300 breeds of dogs? And that isn’t even including the mutts! To... read more
Check out our tips for organizing your toolbox. You will never have to search for that handy... read more
Need a roofer? Follow these ten steps to make sure you find a good one! Ask at least three... read more
If you have running water in your home, here are a few important things you need to know about your... read more
To clean your bathroom, use items straight from the pantry! From a toilet bowl cleaner to tub, tile... read more
Check out our easy solutions for cleaning your kitchen. If you have any great tips, please post... read more
Cracks, depending on where in the house they are, the material involved, and their size, can be... read more
Looking to put your house on the market? Here are tips for a speedy house sale. Eliminate... 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
Salt certainly makes our food more flavorful, but it can also work to fix many of our unexpected... read more
Reward your cat with a special treat! At a small cost, you can grow your own catnip, with enough to... read more
If there were wisdom in beards, all goats would be prophets. The myth that goats eat anything... read more
Have you ever considered having a chirping cricket as a house pet? Here are some facts and tips for... read more
Here are some of the more common plants that are poisonous to pets. Note: There are hundreds of... read more
Is your pet overweight? Pets have the same tendency to gain weight (and consequences) that humans... read more
Pets, like humans, can develop some behavioral problems that annoy you. Here are tips to help you... read more
Here are some first aid tips for those annoying—and sometimes painful—insect bites and stings from... read more
Cat’s Canapes Ingredients:  1 egg, beaten ¼ cup grated cheddar cheese 1-½ cup slices whole-wheat... read more
Here are some valuable home remedies that can keep your pet healthy, and save you a trip to the vet... read more
Here are 20 home remedies for minor sunburn treatment (where the skin is red or sore but not... read more
This is a user-submitted pet food recipe and has not been tested. Please check your pet’s dietary... read more
This is a user-submitted recipe and has not been tested. Please check your pet’s dietary and... read more
Dog treat recipes that you make at home have many benefits: control of ingredients, no... read more
This is a user-submitted pet food recipe and has not been tested. Please check your pet’s dietary... read more
This is a user-submitted pet food recipe and has not been tested. Please check your pet’s dietary... read more
This is a user-submitted pet food recipe and has not been tested. Please check your pet’s dietary... read more

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