Jennifer Noonan

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

A confessed DIY junkie, Jennifer Noonan writes about home improvement, gardening, and all things do-it-yourself. The recipient of degrees in International Relations and Library & Information Science from Syracuse University, Ms. Noonan has worked in media and related fields for over 15 years, including her time at MTV Networks, where she served as Manager of Digital Programming at Nickelodeon. Today, Ms. Noonan lives in Delaware with her husband and daughters, where she is ardently teaching the next generation how to use power tools.  

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OCTOBER 5, 2017 | THURSDAY
15 Easy Ways to Terrify Trick-or-Treaters

When it comes to decorating for Halloween, there are several approaches—all of them valid. You can go for kitschy, silly, or even comically cute. But if you love all things hair-raising a...

OCTOBER 3, 2017 | TUESDAY
11 Totally Unexpected Uses for Kool-Aid

Kool-Aid is a summertime staple in many American households. But did you know that this drink mix can do more than satisfy your thirst? Here are 11 surprising reasons to keep a few extra ...

SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 | MONDAY
12 Things No One Tells You When You’re Buying a Mattress

Many people cringe at the prospect of mattress shopping, and with good reason: Searching for a comfortable, high-quality bed within your price range can be incredibly daunting. But don’t ...

SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 | TUESDAY
12 Smart Dish Washing Hacks No One Ever Taught You

Dishwashing is a task most people don’t look forward to. If you'd rather be doing, well, anything rather than washing the dishes, check out these simple tips and tricks. While they won't ...

SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 | TUESDAY
How To: Get Rid of Squash Bugs

If you pride yourself in growing your own pumpkin—or cucumbers, squash, and other gourds—then you might be familiar with this particular pesky garden nemesis. Tiny, flat, and brownish-gra...

AUGUST 22, 2017 | TUESDAY
12 Things to Do with Rice—Besides Eat It

Plain white rice is an easy, tasty accompaniment for almost any dinner. But uncooked rice has a host of household uses you may never have thought of. Scroll through our favorite ways to p...

AUGUST 18, 2017 | FRIDAY
How To: Lay Artificial Grass

Artificial grass made its big debut at the Astro Dome in 1966—hence the term Astroturf—but it’s come a long way since then. Once considered only for professional sports fields, artificial...

AUGUST 14, 2017 | MONDAY
10 Things Always to Keep in Your Junk Drawer

In every house, hidden inside a desk, end table or kitchen is a junk drawer, that catchall for myriad odds and ends that just don't seem to belong anywhere else. The junk drawer has earne...

AUGUST 1, 2017 | TUESDAY
11 Things It's Illegal to Throw in the Trash

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans generate more than 250 million tons of trash every year. We constantly toss food waste, paper products, and used household item...

AUGUST 1, 2017 | TUESDAY
How To: Get Rid of Aphids

Are your garden plants stunted, shriveled, yellowing, or curling at the leaves, despite your best efforts to keep them alive? Check the undersides of the leaves, and you may find the culp...