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Ask UfYH: Smoke Gets in Your Blinds

Q: UfYH! I need help. I moved into a house that was shared by two bachelors for a very long time — and now that it’s just my husband and me and no one smokes inside any more, I seriously need to clean all the blinds. There are years of smoke build up on them! What’s […]

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Ask UfYH: Floors and Floods and Funk, Oh My!

Q: I just moved into a new apartment, and the floor in the living room is painted wood (no I don’t know why, it was like that when I got here). Every time I use a normal cleanser to spot-clean, I feel like I’m taking up a layer of paint or two. Do you know of […]

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Ask UfYH: Sentimental Stuff, Dog Pee, and Putting Things Away

Q: Do you have any advice on sentimentality? I just graduated from college and am undertaking a major room clean, and I don’t know what to do with the things I’ve collected throughout my life (i.e., posters I don’t have the room or inclination to hang anymore, stuffed animals, notebooks). How can I decide what […]

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Ask UfYH: Moldy Cookware, Bleach, and Bathroom Basics

Q: I left a pot of rice in the fridge for a few weeks and now it’s absolutely covered in furry mold on the inside. Is the pot salvageable? How do I go about safely removing the mold and possibly rendering the pot safe for use once more? A: Good news, everyone! Your cookware can […]

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The Persephone Interview: Alison Arngrim Pt. 2

As you can tell by yesterday’s post, this was the most fun I think it’s possible to have in a celebrity interview.  In part two, we’ll cover what TV  Nellie’s future might have looked like, the scoop on anal bleach and much, much more.