Julia O'Donnell

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We Tested and Rated West Elm’s Oliver Sofa — Here’s Our Honest Review
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It's so affordable!
Mar 7, 2024
The 14 Best Places to Buy Candles Online
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Because finding candles you love is truly an act of self-care.
Nov 16, 2023
23 Galentine’s Day Gifts to Buy for Your BFF (and Then for Yourself)
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These gifts would make Leslie Knope proud.
Jan 30, 2023
25 (Non-Romantic) Valentine’s Day Gifts for Every Special Person in Your Life
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And most are under $50.
Jan 20, 2023
The 22 Best Destinations for Stocking Up on All Things Storage and Organization
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Here's where to find the perfect items to declutter every room in your home.
Aug 30, 2022
The Best Places to Shop for Mid-Century Modern Sofas, on Any Budget
Plus: Our favorite picks in a range of price points.
Mar 31, 2022
11 Best Places to Shop for Machine-Washable Rugs
There's something to suit every style and budget.
Mar 25, 2022
Amazon Shoppers Are Obsessed with This Game-Changing $18 Storage Solution for Tiny Bathrooms
“I’m so in love with this thing...I just wanna show it off to everyone."
Jun 22, 2021
18 Road Trip Essentials to Pack for Your Next Adventure
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All the oh-so-necessary items you'll want to have on hand.
Apr 14, 2021
Psst! We Just Found Hidden Deals on Some of Dyson’s Most Popular Models
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Including $70 off of a popular vacuum that made our Best List!
Apr 13, 2021
9 Useful Accessories to Help You WFH When You’re Away from Home
These useful finds will help you be productive anywhere, whether you're staying in a spare bedroom at a family member's house or renting a vacation home.
Apr 8, 2021
7 Pretty Flowering Plants That Will Bring Spring Indoors
Transform your space into a blossoming spring garden.
Apr 3, 2021
Meet the Portable Outdoor Chair You’ll Be Using Everywhere This Summer
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Take it to the beach, the park, on camping trips... you get the idea.
Apr 2, 2021
10 Stylish Sofas That Are Perfect for Your First Apartment (All Under $500!)
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These traditional sofas, loveseats, and sleeper sofas are ideal for when you're just starting out.
Mar 25, 2021
10 Outdoor Games for Super-Fun Park Hangs
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From lawn games to card games, this list has something for everyone.
Mar 22, 2021
Refresh Your Living Room for Spring with Overstock’s Epic Semi-Annual Sale
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Score up to 70 percent off jewel-toned chairs, buttery leather sofas, boho-chic rugs, and small-space-friendly finds.
Mar 8, 2021
Amazon’s Groovy ’70s Decor Will Make All Your Boho Dreams Come True
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Macrame, shag rugs — even a coffee table designed by Peter Brady himself.
Feb 24, 2021
Our Favorite Washable Rug Company Just Launched a Stylish Washable Doormat Collection
Bonus: The covers are interchangeable, so you can switch things up when the seasons change.
Feb 22, 2021
Brooklinen’s Presidents Day Sale Includes Our Favorite Bedding in New Prints and Colors
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Score 15 percent off during this (very) rare sale.
Feb 9, 2021
RugsUSA’s New Washable Collection Has Kid- and Pet-Friendly Pieces for Every Decor Style
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And they're on sale for more than 40 percent off.
Feb 8, 2021
The Best Organic Sheets Under $100
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Organic doesn't have to mean expensive.
Feb 1, 2021
This Hidden Section of Overstock Is Filled With Affordable Boho Decor
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It's a treasure trove for fans of the free-spirited design aesthetic.
Jan 27, 2021
Diptyque Is Celebrating 60 Years with a Limited Edition Op-Art Collection
It features their most popular scented candles, including Baies.
Jan 11, 2021
12 of the Warmest, Fuzziest, Coziest Throw Pillows to Snuggle Up with All Winter Long
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We're ready to hibernate for the winter.
Jan 5, 2021
This Container Store Sale Has Everything You Need to Keep Your Closet Organized in 2021
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A place for everything, and everything in its place.
Jan 4, 2021
14 Last-Minute Gifts You Can Get to Them, Like, Right Now
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Don't give in! Panicking won’t put presents under anyone’s tree.
Dec 24, 2020
14 Inexpensive Gifts from World Market That Don’t Look Cheap
When it comes to affordable gifts, the globally sourced retailer is a treasure trove.
Dec 15, 2020
This Is the Dyson Sale You’ve Been Waiting For—and Things Are Selling Out Fast
If there’s a Dyson product on your wishlist this year, now’s the time to act.
Dec 15, 2020
iRobot Is Having a Huge Sale on Their Most Popular Vacuums, Including Our Favorite Roomba
Because we could all use a helping hand right now.
Dec 8, 2020
10 Holiday Decorations That Are Perfect for Small Spaces (and So Easy to Store!)
These festive finds can be easily tucked away —and some can stay out all year round.
Dec 7, 2020
15 Expensive-Looking Gifts from West Elm for $50 or Less
You may want a few of these for yourself.
Dec 7, 2020