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Millions of people around the world appreciate candles in their homes. Some people prefer candlelight during the dark hours of the evenings while other people enjoy the aromas that the variety of scented candles can offer. While many people are well aware of the threat that the open flame of a candle can bring to the house, not a lot of people realize that candles can be quite dangerous if they are left unattended. Of…

Closets are such an essential part of your home. You have at least one closet for every bedroom in your home and at least an entrance hall closet and perhaps a storage closet. Those are a lot of closets! In watching today’s fix-it shows, there is a focus on closets in bedrooms. With all those fun options, you already know that your closet is so much more than a place that hides your clothes. And…

The furniture in your house is going to go through a considerable amount of wear and tear, so it’s imperative for you to make sure that you keep it in pristine condition. Unfortunately, most people don’t know what to do as the furniture starts to degrade with the passage of time. Here’s a common scenario you might have experienced: you buy expensive furniture, especially a couch, and keep it in the living room. Everyone who…

Dried lavender has been gaining momentum when it comes to things such as home crafting or general usage around the home. Best of all, it is quite easy to source online, making it something that you can get in short order for a reasonable price. If you like lavender but aren’t quite sure how to properly use it, here are a few uses to implement. There may be quite a few more than you realized,…

Squash blossoms can make for a delicious treat. During the summer, when the colors are brightest, the sun is shining, and we are looking for something light and tasty, the squash blossom can fit the bill. Taking a trip to the farmer’s market to find your favorite fruits and veggies will no doubt entail the squash blossom. That orange/yellow squash, golden in color, can almost call to you. Though they may seem like nothing more…

Dog owners love their furry friends. They make for great companions thanks to their immense loyalty and the love they show. But there are things they do that can leave us feeling puzzled from time to time. One of those times of puzzlement is when they start licking your pillow. If you think it’s a weird behavior that’s because it is. Whenever you see your dog doing this, you want to know why. Is it…

Glass showers are beautiful. They bring a luxury aesthetic to any bathroom, creating a unique feel every time you use it. Best of all, you won’t see some of the ugly stains that you may see on a porcelain tub or stand-up shower. Still, there are times where hard water can not only begin to accumulate on the shower doors but also stain them. Those stains can take away from the high-end feel that a…

Candles are a great way to add ambiance to a room while providing a pleasant scent in the process. They come in a huge range of scents and colors, allowing for whatever smell or mood you happen to desire. But there are times where the candle jar will start turning black. It is unsightly and makes the candles look dirty, usually requiring that they get thrown out. So, what is this all about and what…

Candles have been used since time immemorial for illuminating dark environments. In the olden days, candles were lit around the room to keep the place warm and to provide light during the darkness. However, with the passage of time, more sophisticated methods of illumination were introduced, ranging from lanterns to gas lamps. The ordinary candle is usually made of wax, and is either kept in a glass jar, or a container made of clay. The…

What do you do with perfume after you’ve used it? Probably nothing, since the fragrance has dissipated, leaving you with nothing but an empty bottle and the scent of “what was.” But what if instead of a ghost of lavender or sandalwood your perfume left something tangible behind? Having old used candles is kind of like that. You’ve lit them, the wick has burned away, and now you’re just left with a bunch of melted…

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