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  • Baby powderFive things to do with baby powder

    Baby powder is a handy item to have around to help soothe a baby's diaper rash or prevent chafing. However, it also has some surprising household uses.

  • Problem: Your cat has accidents around the houseFive DIY secrets to fixing common pet problems

    From digging up the garden to missing the litter box, we've found the do-it-yourself solutions to your most common pet problems.

  • Tomatoes: fresh, sun-dried, and in sauce  (iStockphoto Thinkstock)Five heart-healthy foods that lower your cholesterol

    Whittle your cholesterol, lower your blood pressure and keep your heart healthy with these amazing artery defenders.

  • Deny dairySwap out these five foods for better health

    Employ these simple dietary substitutions to boost your health.

  • Pile your platefive ways to eat a rainbow of fruits and veggies

    When you plan meals, you generally think of flavour, texture and taste... but have you ever stopped to consider colour? You should! Here's why:

  • Insect repellent Five things for bug bites and itches

    Summertime can mean bug bites and itchy hives, but rather than heading out and buying a solution, why not make your own at home? Here are five natural remedies you can make to cure that itchy skin.

  • Salt: remove perspiration stains 5 everyday things that remove stains

    Don't let unexpected spills and stains ruin your day. Fight back with these simple spot-removing items you can find right at home.

  • Water and herbal tea Five anti-stress foods

    Looking to fight off stress? The key is to eat small, regular meals based on carbohydrates, low-fat protein and plenty of fruit and vegetables. Find out which foods you should be eating more of to help reduce stress in your life.

  • Doggy IQTop five least intelligent dog breeds

    Not all dogs are created equal, and these adorable pups come up a little short in the smarts department. Here are the top five least intelligent dog breeds.

  • Did you know?Five things to do with coffee grounds

    Coffee grounds make the drink that wakes you up in the morning, but they have plenty of other practical uses for your home and body alike.

  • Undo damage with olive oil Five things for sun-damaged hair

    Too much sun, salt water, or chlorine could bring your hair to a brittle state. Rejuvenate it with these five things for sun-damaged hair.

  • A quick bug barrierFive things to get rid of garden pests

    Want to prevent pesky pests from weaseling their way into your garden this season? Here are five ways to get rid of garden pests with items you probably already have at home.

  • Marinate your meatFive ways to protect your arteries from a fatty meal

    High-fat meals can constrict arteries for hours, reducing blood flow. If you can't give up grill time, this advice from holistic heart doctor Joel K. Kahn, MD, will help make a splurge meal less toxic to your arteries.

  • Daily doseFive ways to screen yourself from the sun

    Sunscreen is your ticket to young looking skin. Be sure to use it ' and use it properly.

  • Use the basket trickFive creative ways to contain clutter

    Use baskets and other holders to bring order to scattered household items.

  • Garlic and onionsFive surprising foods that fight allergies

    When the trees bud, the grasses sprout, or the ragweed blooms, you probably reach for allergy pills and a family-size box of tissues. Instead, try these five foods 'both before and during allergy season ' to stop sneezing has and make breathing a whole lot easier.

  • Banish bruises5 reasons to store vinegar in your medicine cabinet

    Vinegar has long been a household staple for cooking and cleaning. But it's also used to cure tons of common ailments. Here are five great reasons to start adding a jar (or jug) to your medicine cabinet too.

  • Press pressure points5 things to stop a headache

    The moment you feel that telltale pounding in your head, don't give in to the pain. One of these tips can head off your headache before it ruins your day.

  • Look for allergic reactions5 things to treat a bee sting

    Bees do wonderful things, such as pollenate our favourite flowers and provide us with their delicious honey. But there is a cost. When your outdoor fun gets in their way and you get stung, here are five surefire ways to reduce the pain.

  • Push-upsFive no-equipment exercises you can do anywhere

    The latest exercise craze doesn't involve bells, whistles, flexy bands, or any other special equipment. Instead, it uses you. Try these five exercises to get fit without a costly gym membership.

  • Classify doughnuts as treats, not breakfastFive healthier coffee shop choices

    What would the world be like without Starbucks and other coffee shops? Somewhat thinner, perhaps. These havens for coffee lovers, specializing in sweet drinks to wash down irresistible pastries and cakes, have become a staple in Canada and elsewhere.

  • Do a Chemical AuditFive ways to green your home for Earth Day

    During the course of your day, there are little things you can do to help the environment, and surprisingly, also save you money.

  • Don't Impulse-Buy Snacks5 things to help you stop compulsive snacking

    Between-meal munching can pack on the pounds. Curbing your snacking habit can help you lose or maintain weight. It's simpler than you might think.

  • Go With the Flow5 things to end muscle pain

    When our muscles ache, often our first instinct is to reach for the pill bottle. But even seemingly benign drugs such as ibuprofen and aspirin can, over time, increase your risk for ulcers, gastrointestinal bleeding, high blood pressure, and heart attacks. Fortunately, there are alternatives for dealing with muscle soreness.

  • Hang Clothes to Dry5 things for toned arms

    With the warmer weather, we'd like to shed our coats and long sleeve shirts and enjoy the sunshine. But our arms might not be ready for the sun just yet. The good news is that you can strengthen and tone your arms while doing everyday activities.

  • Vary feed and don't be crumbyFive ways to make wild birds happy

    By creating an environment that makes your feathered friends happy, you'll keep them coming throughout the year.

  • Vanilla extractFive everyday things that get rid of smells

    Take a deep breath and try these everyday items to get rid of even the most potent odours.

  • Get gardening earlyFive things to start your spring garden indoors

    Kick your spring gardening off with a bang by following these tips on sowing seeds indoors.

  • Do the five-things dashFive things to help your spring clutter clean-up

    Sometimes the thought of organizing the whole house can seem overwhelming. If you feel you don't have the time to organize every nook and cranny, start with these quick and easy steps.

  • Create your own mini-olympicsFive fun family activities for March break

    Stay active with your family during spring break by trying some of these exciting activities.

  • Foil Litter Box Odours5 DIY ways to cut kitty litter smell

    Stop that stink dead in its tracks, and make sure kitty litter odour is a thing of the past with these five easy, do-it-yourself solutions.

  • It's Good for Your Heart5 things you didn't know about olive oil

    This pantry staple has more uses than you might think. Just take a look at these amazing facts about olive oil.

  • Take a Moment5 things to help you think happier

    More and more research has shown the connection between the mind and body. Have a positive outlook on life, and you can boost your health. Learn to laugh off everyday stresses and you can avoid some ailments. The best thing, though: You can think yourself to a happier and healthier self.

  • Clean your hair5 things to do with baking soda

    We all know about baking soda for cleaning and soaking up odours. But this versatile product has hundreds of uses around the home.

  • Stick It Out5 things to help you during a winter storm

    When a storm warning makes you feel like you're inside a snow globe, it's time to think about survival. Here are five things to get you through that nasty weather.

  • Clean the House5 more things to do with eggs

    Have some extra eggs laying around? There's more to do with them than bake or fry them up. Here are five things to do with eggs

  • You Can Check What Facebook Tracks5 things to know about Facebook

    When you say you'll 'message' someone, chances are you mean that you'll communicate via Facebook. With more than one billion estimated users, the social media site has become a part of everyday life, but this 'free' service does come with some strings

  •  Catch a Whiff of Essential Oils5 things to naturally boost your memory

    Your mind is sort of like a muscle. The more you use it, the better your memory. In addition to giving your grey matter some exercise, here are five other memory-boosting home remedies

  • Create Pretty Cake Décor5 things to do with vegetable peelers

    A vegetable peeler sits in the drawer but it's got more uses than just peeling those spuds. Here are five other ways it can come in handy

  • Shred Old Receipts Faster5 things to do with envelopes

    Envelopes are one of those things that seem to pile up around the house, but don't let them cause a mess. Put them to use with these five DIY solutions

  • Acetaminophen5 things for ear infections

    Ear infections are extremely common, striking three out of four children at least once before age three. Here are five things to ease the earache

  • Use as Drip Catcher Under Paint Cans5 things to do with pie pans

    If you're baking a pie and have a few extra pans laying around, repurpose them to help you get organized or decorate around your home. Here are five functional things to do with pie pans

  • Keep Tables Together5 things to do with cans

    Cans of pop, juice, and soup may pile up in your home but you don't have to take them out with the trash. Instead, reuse them in one of these five ways

  • Stamp Out Cookies5 things to do with jars

    When you're finished with a jar, don't just toss it into the recycling bin. Re-use it in one of these five ways

  • Breathe In5 things for bronchitis

    When you have a deep rattling cough that just won't quit, you probably have bronchitis -- inflammation of the bronchial tubes that results in a chest full of phlegm. Here are five things to help with your discomfort

  • Try Supplements5 things for treating the flu

    Unlike the common cold, which is annoying but ultimately harmless, the flu can be dangerous. Follow these five steps at the first sign of the flu

  • Zinc5 things for colds

    While we can't cure colds, we are getting better at making them shorter and less severe. Use these five things to reduce the duration of your cold

  • Take Medication5 things for migraines

    There are headaches, and then there are migraines. Prior to a migraine, you might be extra sensitive to light, smell, sound or even experience flashing lights or partial loss of vision. Here are five things to help you through a migraine

  • Ice It5 Things For Back Pain

    If you're suffering from back pain, try these five things to ease your discomfort.

  • Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate5 things for chapped lips

    When the season gets a little chilly, follow these five tips to keep your lips smooth

  • Heartburn-Easing Tea5 things for heartburn

    No one likes an upset tummy. Here are five things to ease your pain and help you get on with your day without heartburn

  • Take A Break5 things for eyestrain

    Cool your eyes and avoid painful strain with these five tips

  • Chew On This5 things for bad breath

    Avoid the embarrassment of bad breath with these five tips

  • 1. Herbal Carpet Freshener  (Thinkstock)5 things to clean your home

    When cleaning your home is a bore, or just too expensive, liven things up by making your own products. Not only will you know everything that's in what you're spraying around your home, but you'll save some money, too.

  •  1. Organize Spices By Style of Cuisine5 things to organize your kitchen

    The kitchen is the heart of any home but it can also be the messiest. You don't need a degree to keep your kitchen organized; you just need a bit of time and these five tips.

  • 1. Remove Red Wine  (Thinkstock)5 things to clean your carpets

    Spills and stains are bound to happen, especially if you're entertaining guests or the kids have friends over after school. Don't worry about being clumsy, use these 5 things to clean stains out of your carpet. Good as new!

  • 1. Sort Files in the Home Office  (Thinkstock)5 things for a clutter-free home

    What with getting back to school, back to work, or just preparing for visitors, you're probably looking for any quick tip to make your home more organized and functional. Here are 5 things that will help keep the house clutter-free!

  • 1. Automatic Dishwasher Detergent 5 things to make your kitchen shine

    Is your kitchen looking a little dull? Make it shine with these five things you can make yourself to give your kitchen that clean and welcoming glow!

  • 1. Pack It With Ice  (Thinkstock)5 things to help with heat rash

    We all know that too much of a good thing can cause us pain. If your skin has been hit hard by the heat, the first thing to do is cool down. These remedies can help.

  •  1. Give Your Feet The Underarm Treatment (Thinkstock)5 things to prevent foot odour

    You have more that 250,000 sweat glands on your feet which pump out as much as one cup of sweat a day! When the temperature rises, the last thing you want to think about is how stinky your feet are. Avoid the embarrassment with these five tips.

  • 1. Soften Feet With Shortening (Photo: Thinkstock)5 things for abused summer skin

    We love the summer for so many reasons, but it really does a number on our skin. Not only sunburns, but days in flip flops and lounging by the pool can really dry things out. Here are 5 things to help your skin that's been a little abused by summer

  • 1. Olive Oil (Photo: Thinkstock)5 things for sun-damaged hair

    Too much sun, salt water, or chlorine could have brought your hair to a brittle state though the summer. Rejuvenate it with these 5 thing for sun-damaged hair

  • 1. Mayonnaise  (Photo: Thinkstock)5 things for sunburns

    It happens to the best of us: you spend a day in the sun, forget to re-apply your sunscreen after a dip in the water and wind up with a burn. Here are 5 things to help you treat and soothe that sunburn

  •  Anti-itch Wrap  (Thinkstock)5 things to do with witch hazel

    A strong astringent, witch hazel can help your itches, bruises and keep you feeling fresh naturally this summer.

  • Overnight Acne Cream  (Thinkstock)5 things to do with tea tree oil

    A natural antiseptic, tea tree oil can be used for first aid and fighting acne. Here are five things you can do with this natural remedy.

  • Acne Cleansing Pads (Photo: Thinkstock)5 things for skin outbreaks

    We can't help skin outbreaks, but we can try and heal them naturally with these remedies

  • Anti-itching Solution for Hives (Photo: Thinkstock)5 things for bug bites and itches

    Summertime can mean bug bites and itchy hives, but rather than heading out and buying a solution, why not make your own at home. Here are 5 natural remedies you can make to cure that itchy skin

  • Anti-bruising Oil (Photo: Thinkstock)5 things for bruises and burns

    Burns and bruises are no fun for any one. Calm the irritation with these natural cures

  •  Ant Traps  (Thinkstock)5 things to repel household pests

    Looking to repel or prevent pesky pests from making their way into your home this summer? We have five ways to naturally rid your home of pests, all made with ingredients you have in your cupboard.

  • 1. Get In There Early  (Thinkstock)5 things to control garden weeds

    In the old days, gardeners had to outsmart weeds because there were no chemical weed killers. Take a few tips from them, save a trip to the garden centre, and keep your garden weed- and chemical-free.

  • Green Manure Soil Conditioner (Photo: Thinkstock)5 Things To Help Your Soil

    In the old days, gardeners had to outsmart weeds because there were no chemical weed killers. Take a few tips from them, save a trip to the garden centre, and keep your garden weed- and chemical-free

  • General Purpose Potting Mix (Photo: Thinkstock)5 things to help your houseplants

    Nurturing a lush indoor garden this summer? Here are 5 things to help get your houseplants in great shape without spending a fortune

  • A Quick Bug Barrier (Photo: Thinkstock)5 things to get rid of garden pests

    Want to prevent pesky pests from weaseling their way into your garden this season? Here are 5 ways to get rid of garden pests with items you probably already have at home

  • 1. Wash Your Windshield Wipers with Ammonia (Thinkstock)5 More Things To Clean Your Car

    Warm weather or cold, your car gets dirty fast. Here are five household, do-it-yourself solutions to cleaning your car.

  • 1. Fertilize Your Plants (Thinkstock)5 More Things To Do With Coffee

    Fertilize your flowers, exfoliate your face, and flavour your stew with these fun and interesting new ways to use coffee.

  • 1. Halt Headaches (Thinkstock)5 Things To Do With Coffee

    Cure headaches, clean your car, and make composting a breeze with these unexpected uses for coffee.

  • 1. Shine Your Car with Conditioner (Thinkstock)5 Things To Clean Your Car

    Cleaning away your car's winter grime is no easy task, but we've found five handy household items to keep your ride looking great all year long.

  • 1. Keep Fingers Safe (Thinkstock)5 Things To Do with Clothespins

    Start pinning the old-fashioned way, and learn cool new ways to use clothespins in your home and garden.

  • 1. Moisturizer  (Thinkstock)5 Things To Treat Eczema

    Treat the itch of eczema by trying out these convenient and affordable solutions.

  • 1. Massage (Thinkstock)5 Things To Treat Earwax

    Get wax out of your ear by trying these simple home remedies.

  • 1. Cold Compress (Photo by Thinkstock)5 Things To Treat Hives

    Treat hives and get rid of the itchy, unsightly welts using these household items and remedies

  • 1. Massage (Photo by Thinkstock)5 Things To Treat Headaches

    Treat headaches without medication using these natural and easy household items and solutions

  • 1. Caffeine (Photo by Thinkstock)5 Things To Treat a Hangover

    Treat a hangover and stop the post-drinking blues with five simple solutions guaranteed to ensure a speedy recovery

  • 1. Ketchup (Photo by Thinkstock)5 Everyday Non-Toxic Cleaners

    Stop resorting to expensive and harsh chemical cleaners. Try these common foods and items to help keep your home looking great

  • 1. Lemons (Thinkstock)5 More Everyday Non-Toxic Cleaners

    Kick chemicals to the curb with these safe, inexpensive non-toxic cleaners from your closet and pantry.

  • 5 everyday things to do with salt (Photo by Thinkstock)5 Everyday Things To Do with Salt

    Learn five ways you can use salt to preserve food, clean your kitchen, make perfect boiled eggs and more

  • 5 everyday things to do with lemons (Photo by Thinkstock)5 Everyday Things To Do with Lemons

    Stick it to stuck on water stains, unpleasant odours and other nasty household chores with five new ways to use lemons around your home

  • 5 Everyday Things To Do with Baking Soda (Photo by Thinkstock)5 Everyday Things To Do with Baking Soda

    Discover five handy new ways to use baking soda in your kitchen and around the house

  • 5 Everyday Things To Treat a Cough (Thinkstock)5 Everyday Things To Treat a Cough

    Find out how you can get rid of a cough using natural, everyday items like honey, lemons and cloves.

  • 5 Everyday Things That Treat Chapped Lips (Photo by Thinkstock)5 Everyday Things That Treat Chapped Lips

    Discover ways to treat chapped lips using everyday household items like petroleum jelly, olive oil and more

  • 5 Everyday Things To Treat a Sore Throat (Photo by Thinkstock)5 Everyday Things To Treat a Sore Throat

    Discover five natural, everyday solutions to getting rid of your stubborn sore throat quickly

  • 5 Everyday Things That Treat Canker Sores (Photo by Thinkstock)5 Everyday Things That Treat Canker Sores

    Find ways to treat canker sores using everyday household items like aloe vera, Echinacea and more

  • 5 Surprising Things To Do with Vinegar (Thinkstock)5 Surprising Things To Do with Vinegar

    Cure an upset stomach, solve a sore throat and beat bad odours with five ingenious new uses for vinegar.

  • 5 More Things To Do with Mustard (Thinkstock)5 More Things To Do with Mustard

    Put mustard to work to help ease your headaches, stuffy nose and other common ailments.

  • 5 Things To Do with Lavender  (Thinkstock)5 Things To Do with Lavender

    Relieve headaches, settle upset stomachs and treat general aches and pain with five handy (and healthy) uses for lavender.

  • 5 Things To Do with Aloe Vera  (Thinkstock)5 Things To Do with Aloe Vera

    Calm burns, soothe itchy skin and treat acne with five handy uses for Aloe Vera.

  • 1. Rock Salt (Photo courtesy of Thinkstock)5 Things That De-Ice Your Driveway

    Turn the heat up with five handy ways to keep ice from accumulating on your driveways and walkways

  • 5 Everyday Things That Treat Acne (Thinkstock)5 Everyday Things That Treat Acne

    Keep your skin looking wonderful and help prevent acne flare-ups with these everyday items.

  • 5 Things To Do with Candy Canes (Photo courtesy of Thinkstock)5 Things To Do with Candy Canes

    Get in the Christmas spirit by making candy cane vodka, ice cream and centrepieces

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