4 ‘Lady’ Products Women Never Asked For (and Definitely Don’t Need)
Hey gals! Sorry if you couldn’t hear me over the loud crunching of your traditional chip. In case you missed it, Doritos supposedly announced a Lady Dorito over the weekend and people were rightfully incensed. They’ve since denied that a chip-for-galz was in the works, but given the long line of utterly insane “for her” products, you can’t really blame people for thinking it was serious.
Feb 7, 2018
This Simple Kitchen Magnet Just Might Save Your Relationship
They might seem trivial, but “dishues”—aka petty disagreements over unwashed dishes or unloaded dishwashers—are a very real thing for roomies and live-in partners. That’s why dishwasher magnets, i.e. ones that let you push a button and announce when the dishwasher is clean or dirty, can be such a game changer for cohabitants.
Feb 7, 2018
This NYC ‘Studio’ Is Just $950 a Month — For a Reason
Gather round, friends, and let me tell you a tale of the magical, mystical, under $1,000 apartment. You’d think such a unicorn wouldn’t exist on the isle of Manhattan, but lo! thar she gallops, across Central Park to the Upper West Side. But alas, not everything is as wonderful as it seems, and there’s a catch to this sweet deal.
Feb 7, 2018
8 Pictures that Prove IKEA’s EKBY ALEX is the Sleekest Storage Around
At $46.99 and a mere 12 inches deep, the EKBY ALEX is one of IKEA’s best examples of sleek, minimal furniture that lends itself to an impressive array of uses and customization options. With two drawers and a surface that can be used as a shelf or table, the EKBY ALEX maximizes storage in small spaces like only our favorite Swedish pieces can.
Feb 7, 2018
Before & After: A Newly Renovated Apartment Gets An Unbelievable Redo
This is a fascinating transformation in that it’s an all-over renovation of a freshly renovated apartment. While the “before” is something that many of us (especially me!) might aspire to, the “after” is truly something special… Sure, this space was totally livable before but come on…this is amazing new look!
Feb 7, 2018
This French Studio is 226 Square Feet of Tiny Space Perfection
Name: Anne Staver Location: Pentes de la Croix-Rousse — Lyon, France Size: 226 square feet (plus a 97 square foot bed loft) Years lived in: 1 year, owned I recently had the chance to realize a long-standing dream of a pied-à-terre in Lyon, where I spent several years of my youth. It’s located exactly on the block that I always said I wanted to have an apartment, in the old silkworkers’ neighborhood in Lyon (Pentes de la Croix-Rousse).
Feb 7, 2018
Little Magic Tricks to Make Your IKEA Look Less Like Laminate
These are all genius.
Feb 7, 2018
New Feature Highlights Local LGBT Fairness Laws for House Hunters
Buying a home is intimidating enough: It’s a huge investment, and one that carries many risks. But for some LGBT homebuyers, a lack of legal protections can make the process even more fraught. That’s one reason real estate website Trulia today launched a new feature called Local Legal Protections to assist buyers in their home search.
Feb 7, 2018
The $2 Cleaning Tool Paper Towel Addicts Need to Try
It will entice even die-hard paper towel lovers to reach for something else instead.
Feb 7, 2018
Actual Proof You Don’t Have to Clean Before People Come Over
(Image credit: Kim Lucian) From Kitchn → Proof You Don’t Have to Clean Before People Come Over null
Feb 7, 2018
How to Throw a 30-Something Dinner Party on a 20-Something Budget
I’ve always been in love with the idea of hosting dinner parties. My mother used to host game nights at our house when I was a kid, and she’d also throw parties for milestones throughout the year. As a 20-something adult, I’ve loved venturing into the playful, well-appointed world of hosting. But working with a tight budget, mismatched flatware (I know we have another fork somewhere around here), and small spaces means the way you go about it looks a little differently.
Feb 7, 2018