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25 Tutorials To Teach You To Fold Things Like An Actual Adult. 31 Tiny House Hacks To Maximize Your Space. Microwave Cleaning Made Easy. 3 Mistakes We All Make With Spaghetti, Steak And Broccoli. We cook these foods all the time -- and didn't even know we were doing it the wrong way.

3 Mistakes We All Make With Spaghetti, Steak And Broccoli

By Lynn Andriani The Spaghetti Mistake: Sticking Noodles Directly Into The Pot When it comes to boiling pasta, we've got the basics down: Use a generous amount of water, salt it well, stir frequently and don't overcook. But we had no idea we were putting the spaghetti into the pot the wrong way until we learned this maneuver, from La Cucina Italiana Encyclopedia of Italian Cooking, that will keep the pieces from sticking together. Hold the spaghetti in your hands and roll your palms in opposite directions, so the noodles fan out (instead of them all pointing in the same direction). Then let them fall into the boiling water. The Great Bra Washing Extravaganza. Question: At what point is it time to let a bra go?

The Great Bra Washing Extravaganza

I had a bra where the underwire had snapped in the middle of the cup. But I wore it like that for months and only threw it away when the broken wire finally pushed through the fabric surrounding it and scratched me. 18 DIY Cooking Hacks Alton Brown Taught Us. Long before DIY became a trendy term via Pinterest, Alton Brown was hard at work on the Food Network show "Good Eats," training home chefs on the virtues of science and thriftiness in the kitchen.

18 DIY Cooking Hacks Alton Brown Taught Us

Brown's ban on "unitaskers," or cooking tools with only one use, led to some resourceful hacks. Here are some of our favorites. 1. Turn your grill into a smoker by making a tin foil pouch filled with wood-chips. The Fix - There Is a Right Way to Do Laundry. 15 Things You're Doing Wrong Every Day. You probably feel like your daily routines are just fine, so it might surprise you to find out how much you're actually doing wrong.

15 Things You're Doing Wrong Every Day

Just because we've been doing something one way for as long as we can remember doesn't mean it's necessarily the best way. For just about every run-of-the-mill activity we do, there's a life-hack out there proclaiming you can somehow do it better. And if you had the chance to be the best of your friends at breathing or even sitting, why not at least give it a try? Go for the gold in washing your hands or taking out the garbage and you'll be well on your way to a better you.

​Today Is The Day We Will Talk About Your Dirty Underpants. Dump A Day Top 20 Life Hacks Of The Week. DIY Beauty Bar: Soap Opera. 40 Creative Food Hacks That Will Change The Way You Cook. 9 'Old Wives' Tales' That Are Actually True (PHOTOS) We've all heard these household myths before from our moms, grandmothers or know-it-all friends.

9 'Old Wives' Tales' That Are Actually True (PHOTOS)

You know the ones we're talking about. Think: you've spilled red wine on the carpet and the peanut gallery shouts a laundry list of weird ingredients that may get it out. Well, there is truth to some of these old wives' tales, and we're here to tell you which ones work -- and are actually worth repeating. Scroll through our list, and let us know in the comment below if we're missing any others that are tried and true. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 10 Bathroom Lifehacks That Will Change Your Life (PHOTOS) We're always looking for the easiest, fastest and most effective ways to clean our homes.

10 Bathroom Lifehacks That Will Change Your Life (PHOTOS)

This is especially important when it comes to cleaning our bathrooms. And we're sure you feel us on that one. That's why we've rounded up 10 awesome bathroom lifehacks that will make dealing with this space so much easier. 1. Clean your bathtub with grapefruit. A Tisket. A Tasket. A Wall Full of Baskets. Soo...after my new found obsession with Pinterest started, I came across this wonderful idea for small bathroom storage. Our upstairs "guest" bathroom doesn't have a lot of storage space, our sink is narrow with little cabinet space, and I'm not very in to the shelf/cabinet over the toilet idea. So I was thrilled when I saw this picture. I love baskets because they are a versatile way to store anything and they look good doing it.

I was also excited because the current towel bar over the toilet was not centered, which really bothered me, so now I had an excuse to take it down. For the project: Tools Needed: Everything I know about Spray Paint! This post contains affiliate links {just keeping it real folks}.

Everything I know about Spray Paint!

I get quite a few questions about spray paint, and I thought the most useful way for all of my readers would be to answer those questions publicly. So here it goes. Mason Jars Craft Ideas. Everything I know about Spray Paint! DIY Button Tufted Headboard. Following in the footsteps of some great bloggers, I made by very own button tufted headboard!

DIY Button Tufted Headboard

If you're looking for a tutorial to follow, I highly recommend the ones over at Little Green Notebook and Brick City Love. My headboard took elements from both of those tutorials, and I must say that they were very helpful. Diy concrete block bookshelf - The Crazy Craft Lady. Two college students in one apartment with no bookshelf in sight leaves for mass chaos.

diy concrete block bookshelf - The Crazy Craft Lady

It all started with this… This is what two law students are capable of doing to an apartment during final exams. Everything on the island was from exams, but everything on the table (on the far right of the picture) had managed to find a permanent home there. I thought I was going to lose my mind among all that clutter. I began by clearing everything away and moving the table to the opposite wall. Corner Shelf made from a Door, a Door Shelf! {happy wednesday, crafters!}

Corner Shelf made from a Door, a Door Shelf!

Hope your week is going wonderfully. Full of Great Ideas. How to Clean your Washing Machine. We don't send a lot of mail, but when we do, it's awesome! Sign up to receive exclusive content and FREE printables directly to your inbox! Your information will never be shared or sold to a 3rd party. Jars for Things. In addition to the cigar boxes, I had this idea of on-display storage for most of my Pet Shop items. With the studio housing white furniture and soft pink walls, my color-loving heart wanted my crafty supplies on display in clear vases, jars and the like, using the built-in shelves as the backdrop. Between my product packaging (shades of blue-green and goldenrod like our logo) and ready made art prints, I have plenty of color to show for. Over time, we’ve stashed “dead” candles in our cupboards, saving the ones with the prettiest jars to use later.

(For a vase, I would tell Scott. Design Folder: Your Online Design and Decorating Resource. A Salvaged Frame. I found this frame at my favorite salvage store last week.  I liked the chunky size but not the veneer. I thought the back side had some potential. It is real wood and pretty rough. A Salvaged Frame. 33 Meticulous Cleaning Tricks For The OCD Person Inside You. 33 Meticulous Cleaning Tricks For The OCD Person Inside You. Gifts made with modge podge. I am pretty crazy about modge podge and here are a few simple and cute ideas using this amazing stuff! I follow the Prudent Baby and she absolutely inspires me.

She posted a few easy coaster DIYs on her blog and I decided to do these as a small gift for a bunch of my extended family members. 31 DAYS TO AN ORGANIZED HOME. My Laundry room is also my main entry, so it has to be tidy. Radical possibility: Easy Anthropologie Confetti Tumblers.

Um... beauty upkeep?

In the Nursery of the Nation: How to Make Homemade Lotion Bars. It's just around the corner. Glowing Outdoor Orbs. O.K. Clean stainless steel toaster. Microwave Cleaning Made Easy.