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10 Cozy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

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One of the best things about autumn is the amazing smells associated with the season. It’s finally time for all of your favorite pumpkin, cinnamon and apple scents to fill your home. Simmer a Pot A bounty of aromatics (like apple slices, cinnamon sticks, and cloves) waft through your home entire home when you warm…

7 Things to Get Rid of Now—So You’ll Have More Storage Space for the Holidays

From storing lots of decorations—garlands, stockings, ornaments!—to stashing a big pile of presents, the holiday season calls for a lot of storage space. If your home already feels filled to capacity and you haven’t even started your shopping list yet, then now’s the time to declutter and pare down before the holidays start. To find the hidden storage…

How to Clean a Rug

Key Steps: You should vacuum rugs on a weekly basis. Certain types of rugs can be placed in the washing machine. Check the care label on your rug. For stains on delicate or oriental rugs use a gentle homemade solution made from natural ingredients. A mistake many homeowners make is to treat their rugs in…