Try to remember the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning. Brush your teeth? Take a bath? Drink coffee? These are just some of the generic responses to people’s waking up habits. How about making your bed? A surprising number of people neglect to make their…

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Top Tips for Small-Space Gardening

Daisy in a Small Garden

City dwellers have limited gardening options since there’s no way plants thrive in asphalt. People who live in apartments and condominiums are even less lucky. In these situations, there are plenty of opportunities to get creative for green-thumbed people. Instead of hauling a tractor to dig up yard space (and…

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The Japanese certainly have a way with doing even the most mundane things. Have you ever thought that spring-cleaning might be a bit more fulfilling if you talk to your stuff? Marie Kondo definitely thinks so, and much like ikebana or chado, de-cluttering your stuff requires an affectionate ceremony dubbed…

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