Household Tips

Tips and reviews on gardening, home improvement, pets, decorations and more.
Citrus Trees for Chinese New Year

Why placing a pair of Mandarin orange or kumquat trees in your doorway during Chinese New Year might just bring good fortune.

Bing Food and Drink App

Let technology sooth your nerves during the holidays. Download the Bing Food & Drink App for easy recipes, tips and inspirational blog posts.

baking soda laundry tips

Learn how baking soda is helpful in the laundry and enter to win a $100 VISA card along with a few ARM & HAMMER products.

Minties dental treats for dogs

Win a healthy dog giveaway pack including dental treats, omega-3 supplements and more. Sponsored by VetIQ.

Housecleaning tips

End of summer is the perfect time to cross a few healthy home maintenance to-dos off your list. Sponsored by Filtrete.

Dog Dental Health Minties

Why spend more than you have to on dog dental treats (sponsored by VetIQ).

world market los angeles filles marini

Attend this pre-Bastille Day event at World Market in LA near The Grove and get Gilles Marini’s autograph.

Plants that Purify Clean Indoor Air

Choose these commonly-found house plants that will help rid your home of toxins (and there are many we don’t think of).


This post sponsored by Central Garden and Pet addresses using chrysanthemum extract as pest control

HGTVGardens Indoor Shade House Plants Container Gardening

I found these gorgeous plants using the honestly helpful Plant Finder on HGTVGardens, sponsor of this post.

Filtrete Air Filter

The answer is more than you think, but less if you don’t use AC/heating much. Discussion sponsored by Filtrete.

American Express Bluebird

I’m mixed about using American Express Bluebird because it seems like a checking replacement. Here are pros and cons.