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Cathie Ericson writes about personal finance, real estate, health, lifestyle, and business topics. When she’s not writing she loves to read, hike, and run. Find her @CathieEricson.

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4 Appliances That Need a Deep Cleaning

You can make your appliances last longer (and work better) if you deep clean them. Find out what bleach, vinegar, and baking soda can do.  

DIY hacks | Home and garden

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Pro Tips for Painting the Exterior of Your House

Chipped, flaking paint can make your house look older than its years, but a fresh coat can be a relatively easy makeover. Check out these DIY tips.

DIY hacks | Home and garden

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Fire Safety (Part 1): 4 Ways to Avoid a House Fire

House fires are a real danger, and many of us are literally playing with fire. Check out 4 tips to reduce house fire risks.

Safe and smart | Home safety

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Buzz Off: 5 Tips for Repelling Bugs on Picnics and Camping Trips

No one wants uninvited guests at a picnic or camping trip, especially the pesty kind. Get 5 tips for repelling bugs in the great outdoors.

Safe and smart | Home safety

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4 Quirky Roadside Attractions for Your Next Road Trip

Quirky. That’s one way to describe these offbeat roadside attractions that are sure to add spice (and awesome selfies) to your next road trip. So if you’re hitting the road for Labor Day, keep these 4 places on your radar. 1. Cathedral of Junk— Austin, TX This is not just a large pile of trash. … Continue reading “4 Quirky Roadside Attractions for Your Next Road Trip”

Travel hacks | Destinations | Uncategorized