Today’s Solutions: November 26, 2022

Homelife

From creative interior design tricks that can improve your wellbeing to strategic plant arrangements that help you reap the most benefits from your leafy friends, this is the place to find everything you need to know to make your house feel like a home.

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IKEA unveils disassembly instructions to help extend the life of your furniture

Last year, IKEA announced its ambitious vision of becoming fully circular by 2030. This means that over the next two decades the furniture giant will design each one of its products to be reused, repaired, resold, or recycled. And the company has been serious about its goal. It has already Read More...

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How to improve your finances even in challenging times

We're always on the hunt for great solutions that address personal financial health. As the economic aftermath of the pandemic (and now inflation) continues to affect our lives, we’ve got some more tips on improving your financial stability during challenging times.  Be intentional Hit the Read More...

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6 tips to keep your houseplants thriving during the colder months

The summer has passed and you’ve kept your houseplants alive during the hottest months of the year. Bravo! Now we’re entering the darker, colder half of the year, which means you need a new strategy for keeping your lovely houseplants in tip-top shape. With that in mind, here are six tips Read More...

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This air purifier filters the air in your home in an eco-conscious way

Most air purifiers improve the air quality in your home by removing dust, pollen, mold, and bacteria, using filters made from a combination of glass fibers and plastic. At the end of their lives, typically six to eight months, the nonrecyclable filters are tossed, eventually ending up in a Read More...

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How to make a healthier, tastier cup of coffee

There’s really nothing like a cup of coffee in the morning, giving you comfort and a boost of energy to start off your day. With that said, there are ways to enhance your morning cup of Joe, both in terms of taste and health benefits. Here are 7 tips from MindBodyGreen that will help you elevate Read More...

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How to perk up your plants with used coffee grounds

Coffee grounds are great for making DIY body scrubs, but did you know they can also help perk up your plants? Just like people, some plants love coffee and others don’t, so here is a guide to help you know which plants benefit from a coffee boost.  Use old coffee grounds The first key is the Read More...

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Is your houseplant leaning to one side? Here’s how to fix that

When a plant is outdoors and surrounded by 360-degrees of sunlight, its auxin (plant hormone) levels are evenly distributed, and it can grow straight up towards the sky. But when you put a houseplant indoors by a bright window, it only gets light from one side. This causes the plant to grow Read More...

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Why you should take your new houseplant out of its plastic pot ASAP

When you purchase a new houseplant, chances are it will come in a plastic pot. Your first order of business should be to transfer the plant from its plastic home into a bigger, more decorative container. And while it’s alright to keep the plant in a plastic pot for a little while, the best thing Read More...

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12 steps for cultivating backyard permaculture

Have you always wanted to have your own garden but thought you didn’t have enough room? Think again. With permaculture, you can have sustainability and self-reliance by creating managed ecosystems in your yard, no matter how small.  In this story shared with us by an Optimist Daily Emissary, Read More...

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These easy-to-grow plants will help repel mosquitos from your garden

No one wants to be pestered by mosquitos while sitting in their garden. At the same time, almost everyone loves to be surrounded by lush plants. Fortunately, there are low-maintenance plants you can put in your garden that will both spruce up your garden and keep mosquitos at bay. Here you’ll Read More...