Jennifer Prince


Jennifer Prince's work is featured on several national travel sites, such as Travel + Leisure, National Geographic, AFAR, Lonely Planet, and Conde Nast Traveler. She thrives on off-the-beaten-path itineraries and is passionate about finding microstories to bring destinations to life. Jennifer currently lives in Virginia with her husband, and other than travel and writing, she enjoys ’80s music, vintage things, fostering kittens, time with her family, and dreaming about her next Airbnb venture.
20 Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas That Take Barely Any Effort
You probably have these costume supplies already.
The Only Home Maintenance Chores You Can't Afford to Skip This Fall
Toss the mile-long to-do list, and stick to these few items instead.
Sep 29, 2023
Why You Need This 230-Year-Old Gardening Guide on Your Bookshelf
It’s a remarkably useful resource for home gardeners.
Sep 28, 2023
9 Cheap, No-Grass Backyard Ideas for Turf Haters
Tired of plain old grass? These nine cheap alternatives will help you get the yard of your dreams.
Sep 25, 2023
7 Tips for Protecting Your Plants from Frost, According to Pros
Home Projects
Here’s what to know before cold weather sets in.
Sep 25, 2023
8 Gardening Tasks to Do in Fall for a Gorgeous Yard Next Spring
Home Projects
A little work now will mean major payoff next year.
Sep 25, 2023
Boost Your Curb Appeal with These Small Front Yard Landscaping Ideas
Home Projects
Small front yards can still be big on style, and these 10 landscaping ideas prove it.
Sep 25, 2023
14 Flowers to Plant in Containers This Fall, According to Experts
Home Projects
Cooler weather doesn’t mean you need to give up on beautiful containers until spring. Instead, try one (or more!) of these pro picks.
Sep 25, 2023
8 Annoying Sounds Your Home Might Be Making — And How to Fix Them
Home Projects
From drips to squeaks to buzzes, here’s how to deal with the sounds that might be driving you up the wall.
Sep 13, 2023
The 6 Things You Should Always Look for When Thrifting for Your Home
Here’s what to seek out — and what to avoid.
Sep 12, 2023
For a Pro-Approved Beginner Plant Project, Grow Potted Sunflowers
You might think of sunflowers as being giant and unwieldy, but certain varieties are perfect for containers. Here’s what to know.
Aug 31, 2023
All of Your Questions About Power Button On/Off Symbols, Answered
Never question which one is “off” again.
Aug 24, 2023
My Wardrobe Is 90% Secondhand — These Are My 4 Top Thrifting Tips
Inexpensive and unique? It’s a win-win.
Aug 16, 2023
Why It’s So Hard to Find a Contractor — And How to Make It Easier
Home Projects
If you feel like hiring pros is especially hard right now, you’re not imagining it. Here’s how to navigate the shortage.
Aug 7, 2023
3 Golden Rules of Finishing a Weekend DIY, According to Serial DIYers
Home Projects
Yes, it can be done! Here’s how.
Aug 3, 2023
10 Free Educational Apps to Make Your Kids’ Phone Time Count
According to parents, students, tutors, and teachers.
Jul 28, 2023
If You Love Thrifting, You Need To Know About Shopping “The Bins”
Home Projects
You probably haven’t shopped a Goodwill like this before.
Jul 22, 2023
This Might Be the Most Manageable Way to Pay for Aging in Place Renovations
Here’s how to use a HELOC.
Jul 19, 2023
7 Things You Should Never Spend Money on at the Airport
Don’t let a long layover turn into a shopping spree.
Jul 11, 2023
The Overlooked Section I Always Make a Beeline for at Thrift Stores
Try this hack at your local thrift store — plus, five other clever tips.
Jul 3, 2023
5 Reasons More Millennials and Gen Zers Prefer Using Travel Agents
It can save you so much stress.
Jun 22, 2023
8 Beach Games to Play All Summer Long
They’re fun enough to make you put down your beach read.
May 29, 2023
4 Things to Pack for Your Next Cruise — And 4 Things to Leave at Home
Hold onto your hat.
May 24, 2023
I Own a Timeshare — I Don't Think They Deserve Their Bad Reputation
Real Estate
Here’s why.
May 15, 2023
8 Grocery Staples You Can Buy at Your Local Dollar Store
From oat milk to frozen fruit, take a trip to the dollar store.
May 14, 2023
My Mom Owned an Antique Shop — Here Are Her 3 Tips for Finding Gems
She traded antiques for 30 years.
May 10, 2023
You Deserve an Adult Spring Break
Plus, five ideas for where to go.
Mar 27, 2023
The Souvenir I Always Bring Home from a Trip, No Matter Where I Go
It’s worth saving a little space in your luggage.
Mar 22, 2023
8 "Mindful Spending" Ideas to Try This Year, According to a Financial Therapist
And budget-savvy TikTokers.
Mar 20, 2023
What Is the MLS, Anyway? Real Estate Agents Explain
Here’s what to know.
Mar 11, 2023
6 Plants That Definitely Belong in Your Bedroom
If you want to breathe new life into your sleeping quarters but aren't sure where to start, here are the plants experts say will make beautiful additions to your bedroom. 
Feb 27, 2023
The Mistake My Mom Would Never Make Again After Her Horrendous Moving Experience
It was an expensive lesson.
Feb 20, 2023
4 Reasons Why Some Boomers Don't Want to Downsize Anymore
Not everyone wants to pare down their belongings.
Feb 16, 2023
4 Things You May Not Know About Vrbo
It's the site vying to become your go-to for vacation rentals.
Feb 5, 2023