Best Kitchen Cabinet Organizers

I don't know about you, but if I didn't have kitchen organizers my kitchen would be such a mess! I love these things, and I've been known to buy extras of my favorites. Being organized in the kitchen makes cooking so much more enjoyable, don't you think?  And easier too! Not only can you find exactly what you're looking for instead of digging around in cabinet for it, but your recipes come together so much more quickly when you have the right tools in place. These are the best kitchen … [Read more...]

Recycling Trash 101: How To Dispose Of Things That Can’t Go In Curbside Recycling Or Your Regular Garbage

Before you go to throw something away at home, you need to know that there are lots of household items that cannot (or should not) be disposed of in your regular trash.Many things cannot even be recycled via your regular curbside recycling or in your county's recycling dumpsters.The following items pose a hazard to the environment and human well-being and, therefore, must be recycled in other ways. Usually, this means taking the item to a Household Hazardous Waste collection center in … [Read more...]

Stainless Steel Touchless Trash Can With 2 Compartments Makes Recycling Even Easier

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We have a stainless steel 13-gallon touchless trash can that I absolutely love. (So much so that I got one for 2 different relatives that year for Christmas and I talked my in-laws into buying one as well!) But I spotted this 16-gallon touchless trash can the other day, and I think it may be even better... because it's got 2 bins! The 2 separate buckets could be used for: sorting 2 types of recyclables (paper vs plastic), or for using one side as a standard garbage can and the other … [Read more...]

Bounty Paper Towels: How Much Mess Will One Roll Really Pick Up?

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Inquiring minds want to know!Thankfully, Rob at Cockeyed put a roll of Bounty paper towels to the test -- like no one else can. You see, Rob likes to measure things... and count things... and figure out how things work.His little household experiment with a roll of paper towels reveals just how many spills one roll of Bounty paper towels can really absorb! See the results.  Rob is my hero.I've been a fan of his website for a long time.He's part prankster, part … [Read more...]

Recycling Companies & Recyclable Materials You Might Not Think Of

These days, everyone is looking for new ways to recycle items that may not have previously been thought of as recyclable -- in hopes of avoiding the landfills. Some things are no-brainers when it comes to recycling -- such as paper, plastic and glass. But what are some of the things you can recycle that might not be so obvious? There is actually more than you might realize. In fact, a number of businesses are taking a lead role in recycling everyday items. For example, clothing stores like … [Read more...]

Top 10 Cool & Unusual Gift Ideas I Found on HGTV

I was watching HGTV the other day... probably an episode of "I Want That" or something similar. And I remembered seeing an interesting new product called the Purse Pal.What's cool about it is the fact that not only does it give you a place to put your purse -- so it's always within your sight and up off the floor -- it also gives you a place to put your other things like your hat, your scarf, your gloves, and your shopping bags when you're out & about.Plus, it's small and compact, so it's … [Read more...]

Toilet Paper: Over or Under?

All this talk about public restrooms, germs, and weird OCD-like behaviors got me thinking... Is it best to have the toilet paper roll dispense from the top, or from the bottom? Over or under?According to Northern Bath Tissue, the majority of people (72%) prefer their toilet paper come from the top.Me? Over. Unless, of course you've got pets. Then, it must be under. … [Read more...]