Remembering this when i paint my new house -- To get rid of paint fumes... add a tablespoon of vanilla extract to a gallon of paint, mix well. It does not effect paint color! And makes the whole room smell like vanilla when you're done! Need this now!!!
Make your house smell like Williams Sonoma. Bring 2 cups water and 1 sliced lemon to a boil. Lower heat and add 3 sprigs fresh rosemary and a teaspoon of vanilla. Simmer as long as you're home and don't forget to add water as it simmers down through the day.
Good old Martha taught us that rather than buying those ridiculously expensive anti-slip mats for a rug, just turn it over and run a few lines of acrylic-latex caulk every 6 inches or so. Let dry and flip over and your rug wont be going anywhere!
pop out drawer for sponges, etc below sink
This built-in knife block. (Photo: Alise O'Brien)