Quick Fixes 2017

12 Stories • Available April 2017
Last-minute Gift Ideas, Charity Edition

Last-minute Gift Ideas, Charity Edition

Searching for a gift in a pinch can be stressful. Perhaps you missed the online delivery cutoff, forgot an anniversary or accepted a last-minute invitation to a party. How do you pull a gift toge

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Puppy At Heart

Puppy At Heart

It may seem like your beloved dog is still young pup at heart, but once your pet reaches the age of 7 or 8, he has already reached "senior" status. That's when some of his basic needs like diet,

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Achoo!

Achoo!

When preparing for guests to visit, it's normal to consider sleeping arrangements, clean towels and extra snacks. However, one thing that is often overlooked is how your home could impact people

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Jewelry Hacks

Jewelry Hacks

Jewelry is a great way to accessorize your look, but what can you do when it doesn't fit right, gets dirty or tangles? Check out these quick fixes so you can keep rocking those rings, earrings, n

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Working Clean

Working Clean

If you could see the germs on your computer keyboard or on the mouthpiece of your cellphone, you would say, "Eww!" Everything you touch -- from the handrail of a public escalator to the toilet ha

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Hair Scares

Hair Scares

Not every day is going to be a good hair day, but that doesn't mean you can't make the most of every hair situation. From flat roots to greasy strands to hair that won't stay in place, these hack

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No-bake Desserts

No-bake Desserts

Have you ever been hit with the sudden realization that you promised to provide a dessert for your child's class, your work holiday party or your friend's potluck, which just so happens to be tod

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Gumshoe ... Or Not

Gumshoe ... Or Not

Hollywood may have romanticized the notion of the handsomely rugged gumshoe (stealthy detective), but if you've ever stepped on a wad of sticky gum there is nothing romantic about it. Many chil

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A Cleaner Machine

A Cleaner Machine

If you haven't cleaned your washing machine in a while, you'll most likely notice that it's picked up an unpleasant odor. Often the smell comes from mold and mildew growth in the lid or door and

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Oops!

Oops!

Don't order a cappuccino after noon in Italy. Never leave chopsticks straight up in a bowl of rice in Japan. Thumbs-up? Not in the Middle East. It's only natural that each culture has its uniqu

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Your New Kitchen

Your New Kitchen

Dear James: I am planning to remodel my average-sized kitchen so it looks more modern and is more convenient to cook in. Are there any general tips or rules of thumb when it comes to redesigning

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Wd-40 It

Wd-40 It

It's not new. The blue and yellow can is about as familiar as anything I remember from my childhood. Because it was banished to a shelf in the garage, I assumed WD-40 was for cars. Boy, was I wro

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