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Melissa Schmalenberger, Ms Simplicity columnist
How 'The Cat in the Hat' almost ruined my life
27 min 57 sec ago
May 25, 2017
Today’s bar faucets are available in a full line of feature-packed models. (Kohler)
Plumber: Check out these new bar faucet features
May 25, 2017 - 3:54am
May 24, 2017
When well-traveled house guests visit, should you air your concerns about bedbugs? (Dreamstime)
How to talk about bedbugs with a well-traveled house guest
May 24, 2017 - 10:53pm
May 20, 2017
A low, light colored sectional sofa helps keep this living room open and bright. (Hannah Rokes)
Design recipes: How to make a small apartment seem bigger
May 20, 2017 - 2:01pm
Escrow benefits the home buyer and the seller. thinkstock.com
Escrow protects buyer, seller
May 20, 2017 - 8:55am
From left, Maddy Nye, Chelsea Brink, Crystal Quinn, and Mandy Multerer on May 3, 2017, in Minneapolis. There has been an explosion of feminist T-shirts designed in Minnesota. “Of course it’s only a T-shirt, but it’s contributing to a larger paradigm shift in awareness and action," Nye said. (Carlos Gonzalez/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
A grassroots, fashion action: Minnesota designers fuel feminist T-shirt craze
May 20, 2017 - 5:06am
May 19, 2017
A wooden fence can be installed in many styles, and it can also be a feast for pests. thinkstock.com
What's the best material for a fence?
May 19, 2017 - 5:54pm
Melissa Schmalenberger, Ms Simplicity columnist
Advice to my son as he graduates high school
May 19, 2017 - 9:52am
May 18, 2017
These wire lampshades are covered in moss and would look great in your home or for party decor. (Dena Fishbein/TNS)
DIY: Moss lampshades are a perfect add to spring events
May 18, 2017 - 8:49pm
May 13, 2017
By keeping up with annual maintenance, your mower will run great this year and many years to come. thinkstock.com
How do you take care of your lawn mower?
May 13, 2017 - 9:35am
Pelargonium is a type of geranium that can be overwintered indoors or grown as a houseplant. thinkstock.com
Ask a Master Gardener: Geranium types
May 13, 2017 - 4:52am
Duluth Preservation Alliance awards
May 13, 2017 - 4:35am
May 12, 2017
White orchids help create a clean, fresh feel. TNS
Design Recipes: 10 tips for the freshest floral looks
May 12, 2017 - 3:41pm
Melissa Schmalenberger, Ms Simplicity columnist
Are your skinny jeans making you fat?
May 12, 2017 - 8:09am
May 9, 2017
Some smart showerheads can also play your favorite music. TNS
Plumber: Looking for fun ways to save water
May 9, 2017 - 3:29pm
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