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How To : Tips for Keeping Your Flowers Fresh & Long-Lasting

Someone just gave you a bouquet of freshly cut flowers... how do you enjoy them for as long as possible before they start wilting and drooping? First things first, keep them cold in the refrigerator for a couple of hours. If you don't have the time or the space to do that, ju ...more

How To : Make foods last longer

Keep foods fresher longer with these tricks. Learn how to make your food last longer. You Will Need: * Bread * An apple * Brown bags * Plastic bags * Paper towels Step 1: Keep cookies crisp Keep the treats in your cookie jar from getting stale by putting a piece of bread – p ...more

How To : Create long lasting curls for straight hair

If you have very fine, straight hair and have always had a hard trying to keep your strands curled, this video will give you a look into steps you can follow to solve that problem. Before starting on your hair, collect all the necessary tools which include: flat iron, hair cli ...more

How To : Make nuts last longer

Chowhound fayehess, also known as Faye Delicious of Blip.tv, shares her bag-and-freeze method for making nuts last longer. Buy whole nuts, they stay fresh much longer.

Your Freezer : You're Using That Wrong, Too

Last week, I showed you why your refrigerator is one of the best tools in the kitchen when it comes to saving money and preserving food at its tastiest. But did you know your freezer is another underutilized ally in the cooking game? Chances are, you've been using your freeze ...more

How To : String Christmas tree lights

Putting lights on the Christmas tree may not be the most glamorous part of tree decorating, but the glittering results are worth the effort. Tip: When choosing lights for your Christmas tree this year, consider buying LED lights. They cost a bit more, but they stay cool to th ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (01/25 - 01/31)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. First off, thanks to all of our moderators ...more

How To : Get a Perfect Winged Eyeliner

Getting those perfectly winged eyeliner can be such a trouble at times. Especially for those with shaky hands, or less stretched out eyes, this can be really difficult and a very time consuming process. Video: . Products used: Sugar Eye Told You SO Waterproof Eyeliner Twist a ...more

How To : 10 Thrifty, Time-Saving Ice Cube Tray Food Hacks

Stop! Do not pour that leftover wine, coffee, or bacon grease down the drain. And those herbs that have been in your fridge so long they've literally turned on you? And what about when that recipe only calls for two tablespoons of heavy cream, a quarter cup of tomato purée, or ...more

How To : Keep your herbs fresh with tips

We can't get enough of fresh herbs in our cooking, but that's just the problem: About 2 days after we purchase our sprigs of thyme and sage they look sadder than Ashton Kutcher's last romantic comedy. So if you're curious as to how to make your pricy herbs last longer, check ...more

How To : Maximize Your iPhone's Battery Life in iOS 8

The new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are supposed to last a lot longer in your pocket with improved battery life, but that doesn't mean that iOS 8 will be that friendly on your older iPhone model. All of those awesome new features could be killing your battery, but with some simple twe ...more

How To : Keep strawberries fresh by storing them properly

You bought a whole bunch of strawberries on sale, but you don't want them to go bad. CHOW contributor Daniel Duane shares his trick for keeping farmers’ market strawberries fresh and making them last longer. Just follow this cooking how to video for great tips on keep fresh fr ...more

How To : Improve your eyesight by eating the right foods

Staring at computer screens all day means that Americans have worse eyes than ever before. If you want to help our eyes last longer, there are food you can eat to help. This video will give you tips for foods to eat to maintain healthy eyes and good vision.

How To : Finish your wood finish

Many may not realize it, but finishing any kind of wood project is a great way for ensuring that it will last longer, as well as look great in the end. In this tutorial above, you'll find out some helpful tips for finishing your wood finish. You'll find an easy way to smooth o ...more

How To : Create the perfect flower pot

Want to have a beautiful potted plants but don't want to put in all the effort? You can create spectacular flower pots that last all season long with these four easy tips. You don't need to spend too much time on your flowers and you can get great results with this how to video.

How To : Shop for a cashmere wrap or shawl

Cashmere is a wonderful fabric, and if you've wanted to shop for a shawl or wrap made of the stuff, you've come to the right place. This video will give you tips for making sure that the cashmere you buy is high-quality, fairly priced, and will last you for a long time.

How To : A Smartphone User's Guide to Surviving Thanksgiving

The holidays are stressful. Between traveling, family, and dinner, Thanksgiving weekend can feel like weeks. Many families have traditions that make the days long, but some of us would rather curl up somewhere and watch our favorite shows. But all is not lost — our phones do s ...more

How To : Increase hair elasticity

In this tutorial, we learn how to increase hair elasticity. A great mixture that will help increase your hair elasticity is honey and water. When your hair is wet, it can stretch up to 50% longer than it is without breaking! If you have low elasticity, your hair will not curl ...more

How To : Apply Smudge-Proof Mascara for Flawless Eyelashes

Don't you hate when your eye makeup looks like raccoon eyes at the end of the day? In this step-by-step guide, we show you how to apply smudge-proof mascara. Curl Use a lash curler for a bright eyed look. Curled lashes make it easier to apply mascara too. Protect Use a fing ...more

How To : Make a candle burn more slowly

We all love the relaxing quality and lovely smell a burning candle adds to a room but it is frustrating when candles burn through too quickly. By taking into consideration the placement and properly prepping the candle you’ll give it a longer life. Making your house smell lik ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (04/11 - 04/17)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

How To : Clean a concrete driveway with tips from Lowe's

Mike Kraft tells us how to clean a concrete driveway in this video. The driveway can collect a lot of different stains, which can lead to deterioration. Pressure washing is the best way to clean a brick or concrete driveway. You will first need to place detergent onto the driv ...more

How To : Apply retro pin-up model makeup

A tutorial video on how to apply retro pin-up model makeup, just like a real a pin-up model. Start by applying the foundation and add some eyeshadow primer to make the makeup last longer. Curl your lashes cause you'll be using false eyelashes later. Apply the eyeshadow, make s ...more

How To : Use mouthwash for more than bad breath

Find out how mouthwash can multitask for you. Use that mouthwash for more than bad breath. Uses include: clean cuts and burns, tone your face, make your own hand sanitizer, banish dandruff, extend flower life, sanitize your toilet, neutralize smelly hands, and prevent underarm ...more

How To : Shave Pubic Hair for Women

Many women may be curious about removing their pubic hair. Taking it all off can make you feel more confident and open. You will need either razors or wax; this video uses razors and shaving cream and gives you tips on selecting the perfect razor. It is worth it to spend the m ...more

How To : Clean your American Girl dolls' skin

In this tutorial, we learn how to clean your American Girl's dolls' skin. To start, you will need to clean the marks on the face off with a magic eraser or a mixture of baking soda and water. To defrizz the hair, you can cut off the frizz with sharp scissors. To wash the hair, ...more

How To : Choose a pavement right for your purpose

The experts at Bunning's have come up with a few tips for the consumer to consider when they are next in the market for paving equipment. Find out if the job needs a solid block paver or a thinner grade paver. Preserving the tools once they leave the store is in your hands. La ...more

How To : Clean and repair clothes

Cleaning and repairing clothing by hand is a great way to save money and keep clothes lasting longer. Learn how to clean clothing and sew basic clothing repairs with tips from a tailor in this free clothes care video. Part 1 of 7 - How to Clean and repair clothes. Clean and re ...more

How To : Choose the right dress cut for your body type

In this how-to video, you will learn how to choose a dress that flatters your body type. Jazmin Whitley, the designer for Li Cari, will help you with this. There are three body types in this example: long and lean, curvy, and small and curvy. If you are lean, you should accent ...more

How To : Draw a hand from memory from the thumb perspective

SOLOMATION Cy Porter, the owner of the mentioned website demonstrates how to draw a hand from the thumb perspective. He says that this tutorial is to bring out the thumb's measurement and relation to the rest of the hand. First he draws the palm and the wrist, giving as a squa ...more

How To : Care for tired eyes with Brooke Burke

Everyone has long days, and eyes become tired. To awaken tired eyes, brew a chamomile tea bag, cool it in the fridge, then place them on your eyes after you've laid down. There are also great eye patches you can wear to help tighten the skin and temporarily get rid of wrinkles ...more

Your Fridge : You're Using It Wrong

When you come home from the grocery store, you probably put away every single fruit and vegetable in the bins and drawers in your refrigerator. Any fifth grader knows that fridges work to preserve food, thus everything should go in there, right? Nope! Chances are, you've been ...more

How To : Live Without a Refrigerator

Believe it or not, it is absolutely possible to get by without a big refrigerator in your kitchen. After all, before refrigerators became a household staple in the last century, people somehow managed to store their perishable fruits, vegetables, legumes and meats for an exten ...more

Google+ Pro Tips Round Up : Week 4

Last week, I demonstrated how to go a little deeper into your Google+ profiles, photos, and introduced cross-posting. This week, I'm highlighting a bunch of different unofficial resources that have sprung up that will help improve your Google+ experience, and give you the late ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (01/18 - 01/24)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. More amazing community contributions this w ...more

How To : Bind Off on a Purl Stitch

You've come to the end of your work and are ready to BIND OFF, but you're on a PURL row. What to do? You've learned how to BIND OFF on a knit stitch, but this is something new. Usually you will do the BIND OFF stitch on a knit row, but now your pattern is telling you to BIND O ...more

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