November 1
November 1

Easy Idea

Make an over-the-top fall statement by filling your largest vase with maple-leaf branches, magnolia leaves or pussy willows. Keep the stems as long as your vase, ceiling and space allow.

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November 4

Quote of the Day 12 Photos

"A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and a good conscience." — Sydney Smith

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November 8
November 8

Order in the Kitchen 12 Photos

Declutter coutertops by removing appliances you don't regularly use. Replace ordinary spice containers with glass jars with metal lids. Install an under-the-cabinet magnet strip and store the jars there, freeing up counter space.

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November 11

Quote of the Day

"An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day." — Irv Kupcinet

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November 15

Easy Idea

For an easy centerpiece or mantel decoration, fill a large glass vase with nuts. Walnuts, almonds and cashews, which are available in most grocery stores this time of year, can be mixed and matched or used alone.

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November 18

Service Your Car

Just in time for holiday travel — not to mention rough travel — take the car in for an oil change, new wipers and have the tires checked too. Any questionable noises, knocks or shakes should be looked into now.

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November 21

Quote of the Day

"Give thanks for unknown blessings already on their way." — Native American saying.

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November 24

Weekly Task

Between the dirt, snow, salt and mud, winter is rough on carpet and rugs. Vacuum at least once a week to prevent stains from grinding into fibers, which will help your carpet last longer.

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November 27
November 27

Thanksgiving Fact

George Washington wasn't just the first president elected — he also started today's holiday by calling for a national day of thanksgiving in 1789. It was Abraham Lincoln who officially declared Thanksgiving a national holiday.

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