Kara Nesvig

Kara Nesvig grew up on a sugar beet farm in rural North Dakota and did her first professional interview with Steven Tyler at age 14. She has written for publications including Teen Vogue, Allure and Wit & Delight. She lives in an adorable 1920s house in St. Paul with her husband, their Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dandelion and many, many pairs of shoes. Kara is a voracious reader, Britney Spears superfan and copywriter — in that order.
10 Tips for Being a Great Holiday Party Host, According to Event Planners
A great host means actually enjoying the party yourself.
Dec 20, 2023
15 Sites to Look for a Job That Aren’t LinkedIn
Whether you’re casually browsing or looking to make big moves ASAP, add these lesser-known sites to your search.
Dec 7, 2023
Everything You Need to Know About Storing Clothes to Make Them Last
If you're swapping out your seasonal wardrobe, read this first!
Oct 9, 2021
The First Thing to Do to Get Your Finances in Order in the New Year
According to money experts.
Jan 2, 2023
10 of the Best (and Most Realistic) Budgeting Tips We Heard This Year
For anyone looking to spend less and save more, reframe your relationship with money, or just get on more solid financial ground.
Dec 29, 2022
8 Big and Little Ways to Save Money After Holiday Shopping Season
Once the season is over, the gifts are unwrapped, and the decorations have been put away for next year, it’s time to take a look at your finances and see how you can bounce back and beef up your savings balance after being so generous to your loved ones.
Dec 27, 2022
The One Budgeting Tip Experts Swear By When Gift Shopping
Because 'tis the season to overspend, and overdoing it in the name of delighting your loved ones happens — a lot.
Nov 26, 2022
8 Super Simple Swaps You Can Make to Spend Less and Save More This Month
These expert tips let you enjoy your life while padding your savings.
Oct 1, 2022
This Is How to Avoid the Dreaded IKEA Couple's Fight, According to Therapists
What is it about the big blue box that pushes buttons for couples?
Jul 2, 2022
6 Simple Tips to Be More Patient, According to Mental Health Experts
Here's how to practice patience with others, your kids, and even yourself.
Jun 8, 2022
One Thing to Never Do With Your Savings — and 4 Things You Should Always Do
Whether you're saving for a vacation or retirement, heed this advice.
May 18, 2022
5 Habits That Help Me Stay Organized When I'm Feeling Down
Try these tried-and-true tips from wellness experts.
Apr 23, 2022
7 Little Ways to Buy Less Stuff, According to Finance Experts
Reshape your spending with this advice from the pros.
Apr 7, 2022
6 Ways to Use Venmo Without Being a Jerk to Your Friends
The ultimate guide to money-sharing etiquette.
Mar 20, 2022
9 Tips for Finding Great Deals on Facebook Marketplace, According to Experts
First, find a friend with a pickup truck.
Mar 12, 2022
6 Lessons on Living Alone from Women Who Have Done It
How to grow into your own, in your own space.
Mar 9, 2022
10 Little Ways to Boost Your Credit Score, According to Finance Experts
Making payments on time is one of the best ways to maintain a good credit score, but there are other small things you can implement into your financial wellness routine to boost your score.
Mar 6, 2022
The Bedroom of the Past Looks Nothing Like the Bedroom of the Future
Here's how American bedrooms have transformed over the past 100 years.
Feb 8, 2022
The Simple, 5-Minute Habits That Therapists Say Will Reduce WFH Burnout
Try incorporating these short, easy practices into your daily routine to break up the day and help you decompress and de-stress.
Feb 3, 2022
Not Into Resolutions? Try Setting One of These Attainable Goals Instead
If you’re looking to make a change in your life, even a small one, here are a few helpful tips from productivity experts and life coaches.
Jan 16, 2022
8 Common Money Mistakes You May Be Making — and How to Fix Them
Experts explain how to fix your financial blunders and get back on track.
Jan 15, 2022
The 4 Things You Should Always Do After Bringing Clothes Back from the Dry Cleaner
Here's how to protect your garments, reduce waste, and keep your items looking their best.
Jan 10, 2022
6 Ways to Make January Days Feel Less Short, Draining, and Dreary
These tips from wellness professionals and therapists can help you navigate the winter blues.
Jan 8, 2022
6 Smart Ways to Get Prepped for Taxes Ahead of Time
Yes, you can start getting organized even before you have all the forms.
Jan 8, 2022
7 Decor Tips for Making (Another, Sigh) Pandemic Winter As Cozy As Possible
It's that time of year again, but there are ways to make it feel a little cozier.
Jan 2, 2022
10 Kitchen Tips, Habits, and Hacks I Learned From Apartment Therapy This Year
For everything from food prep to accessory storage.
Dec 29, 2021
Here’s How to Decompress Over the Holidays
The holidays can be filled with delight — and stress. Here's how to maximize one and minimize the other.
Dec 24, 2021
5 Unique Experiences to Give Instead of Gifts This Holiday Season
According to gift-givers who swear by them.
Dec 3, 2021
8 Gift-Wrapping Tips that Department Store Pros Swear By
Enthusiastic wrappers share their secrets.
Nov 30, 2021
Here’s How to Stock Up for Your Holiday Parties at Costco
Get everything you in one big shop.
Nov 28, 2021
5 Ideas for Holiday-Neutral Winter Decor That’s Festive, Cozy, and Fun
Decorating your home this season doesn't have to be all about a specific holiday.
Nov 27, 2021
The Gift to Get Everyone On Your List this Year, According to 8 Stylish People
Go the extra, more stylish mile with your gift-giving this year.
Nov 24, 2021
7 Habits That Can Help You Actually Pay Off Your Credit Card Debt
According to money experts.
Oct 20, 2021