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Dishwasher Overflowing? Here’s What to Do Right Now

Dishwasher Overflowing? Here’s What to Do Right Now

Your dishwasher works hard, and you trust it to do its job. When it starts malfunctioning and overflowing, then, it can be a startling experience. After all, nobody wants to be surprised by a puddle of water on their kitchen floor or the expensive damage left behind. Fortunately, you’re not alone. In this blog, we break down steps to take right now to minimize the damage caused by an overflowing dishwasher and restore your space. Let’s dive in. Why is My Dishwasher Overflowing?  Dishwashers overflow for a variety of reasons. Here are a few of the most common: 1. Too...

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How to Wash Your Swimsuit So That It Will Last for Years and Not Fade? There Are Easy Ways to Do It!

How to Wash Your Swimsuit So That It Will Last for Years and Not Fade? There Are Easy Ways to Do It!

As soon as sunny days arrive, many people take out their swimsuits from the closet and march to the nearest lake or just start sunbathing on the balcony. Do you know how to wash your bathing suit so that it will last for many seasons? Actually, it is not difficult at all. Holly Mandarich/unsplash How to take care of a swimsuit? Of course, the most popular method of cleaning swimsuits is to wash them in your hands. Get a bowl and pour lukewarm or cold water into it. Add a little bit of mild detergent. Avoid washing powders (they can...

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Maximalist/Minimalist: A Ceramicist’s Airy, Open Summer House on Mallorca

Maximalist/Minimalist: A Ceramicist’s Airy, Open Summer House on Mallorca

Beauty in small moments: That’s what we titled our story last summer on how to set a simple summer picnic, with insight from NYC- and Mallorca-based Daniela Jacobs, the designer and ceramicist behind ARC Objects. Daniela’s work—like her cream-colored ceramic plates in thoughtful crescent shapes and curves, full circles and half-moons—are inspired, she told us, by savoring everyday moments. This attention to small pleasures is evident, too, in Daniela’s home in Mallorca, with balconies and windows open to the summer, simply made beds draped with netting, a tiled kitchen, a small garden. “My family’s connection to Mallorca started with my...

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How to Wash Silk Pillow Cases

How to Wash Silk Pillow Cases

Last Updated on June 26, 2022 by Ellen Christian Wondering how to wash silk pillow cases? Learn how to wash silk pillowcases and sheets to keep them in the best condition. How to Wash Silk Pillow Cases Sleeping on silk is such a relaxing feeling. I wake up feeling pampered and renewed each morning. Even if you don’t want to use all silk bedding, using silk pillowcases with regular cotton sheets is still an option. Washing silk requires a special technique if you want it to stay fresh and soft. Keep in mind that silk is a natural fiber. To...

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10 Household Items You’re Definitely Overdue to Replace (Plus What to Do With Them)

10 Household Items You’re Definitely Overdue to Replace (Plus What to Do With Them)

Real talk: Have you cleaned out your spice rack lately? Did you know you should be checking the expiration dates on your vitamins and supplements, too? As long as we’re being honest, I can’t even remember the last time I put on makeup, let alone thought about cleaning or replacing my makeup brushes. I just reinstalled my window AC unit for the season (hello, NYC summers), and I don’t think I’ve ever replaced the filter. When it comes to changing out household items, it’s safe to say we could all benefit from buying a new dish sponge, toothbrush, and probably...

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