Kenya Foy

Kenya is a Dallas-based freelance entertainment and lifestyle writer who devotes most of her free time to traveling, gardening, playing piano and reading way too many advice columns.
Sleep in a Sustainable Geodesic Dome on the Canadian Forest
When it comes to eye-catching structures, geodesic domes lead the pack. They’re quirky, futuristic, and they tend to stand out wherever they’re situated. On the flip side, architects at Canadian firm Bourgeois Lechasseur have managed to come up with a trio of domes that blend into their natural surroundings.
Oct 14, 2022
This 424-Square-Foot Victorian Tiny House for Sale Is a Dollhouse for Adults
Exceptionally charming are the first two words that come to mind after catching a glimpse of this tiny New England cottage. Located in the sparsely populated town of Monroe, Maine, the 424-square-foot dollhouse lookalike is now on the market for $125,000. The two-story, Victorian-style, single-family home was built in 1986 and sits on four acres. The home’s exterior is a muted combination of light blue siding accentuated by white trim. A stone walkway leads to the cottage entryway.
Oct 12, 2022
Floyd’s New Standing Desk Is Here to Raise Your WFH Game (and You Can Get it on Sale Now!)
Dubbed the The Standing Desk, the company’s latest release is a collaborative effort with renowned office furniture brand Fully.
Nov 30, 2020
7 Ways to Celebrate Women’s History Month at Home
Honor and support the women of yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
Mar 1, 2021
10 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month at Home
Here are activities to take part in — not just this month, but all year round.
Feb 1, 2021
These Are the 6 Biggest Design Trends for 2021, According to One Survey
Great news for those who enjoy designs with major throwback vibes.
Dec 2, 2020
This Shelf Is Made from More Than 4,000 Recycled Chopsticks
For decorative options that combine eco-consciousness and minimalism, look no further than this modular shelving unit, SMĪLE, which is currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter.
Nov 30, 2020
Homesick x Dunkin’ Is Back to Make Your Home Smell Like Coffee and Doughnuts
For the second year in a row, the home fragrance and lifestyle company has teamed up with the coffee and doughnut brand to bring us a set of limited-edition candles created in the spirit of Dunkin’s popular menu items.
Nov 23, 2020
This Device Turns Your Bed into a Cradle for Adults
It'll help you sleep like, well, a baby.
Oct 28, 2020
This Kit is Green Cleaning, But Make it Fashion
Green cleaning just got a lot more fashionable.
Oct 14, 2020
This Calendar Provides One Science-Backed Happiness Tip Per Day
Most of the activities can be completed in only a few minutes.
Oct 6, 2020
This Free App Reminds You to Water Your Plants
Like social media for plants, only a lot less drama.
Oct 5, 2020
These Charming Treehouse Villages Blend Into Nature
The modular designs are constructed in a way that allows them to easily blend in with their natural surroundings.
Oct 4, 2020
Dark Apartment? These Planters Have Built-In Grow Lights
Calling all plant parents who forget to give their greenery enough lighting: Modern Sprout has an elevated smart planter here to relieve your parental guilt.
Aug 7, 2020
This Online Community Wants to Help You Source Your Dream Piece
The site touts itself as host of a community of more than 12,000 creators, including well-known artists to more obscure brands.
Aug 7, 2020
Science Says Girls’ Trips Are Good for Your Health, and Here’s Why
Filling your Instagram with envy-inducing vacation selfies of you and your closest gal pals living it up may serve as a temporary ego-booster, thanks to all the likes you’re bound to rack up. But there could be more—scientific studies suggest that there’s an even more crucial benefit connected to taking girls’ trips: It’s actually good for your health.
Jul 30, 2020
Nearly Half of Pet Owners Prefer to Cuddle Dogs Over Partners, Study Says
On Valentine’s Day, you’d expect pets to take a temporary backseat to their humans’ festive tail-chasing. But a recent poll reveals that 47 percent of pet parents cuddle their dog more often than their partner, so perhaps we can expect pooches to receive their fair share of V-Day affection after all.
Jul 30, 2020
Talking to Pets Shows How Smart You Are, Study Says
If you’ve found yourself fully engulfed in a one-sided conversation with your favorite furry friend then realized how ridiculous you might look to an onlooker, resist the urge to label yourself a dunce for chatting up your favorite animal. Apparently, there’s scientific proof that says talking to pets is a sign of intelligence.
Jul 30, 2020
Martha Wants Pets to Chill With Her New Line of CBD Products
Lifestyle maven Martha Stewart has done wonders for the everyday lives of humans all over the world. Millions owe their improved plant-watering techniques, home makeovers, meal preparation and party-hosting skills to Stewart’s expertise. With her latest venture, the Emmy Award-winning entrepreneur will expand her focus on helping animals live their best lives too, with the upcoming launch of a line of cannabidiol-infused products for pets.
Jul 30, 2020
UC Berkeley Has a Popular Happiness Class—Here’s How To Take It For Free
If you look back at your years of school and think some of the classes were not so applicable for your real life (we’re looking at you, advanced calculus), you’re not alone. But on the opposite and more useful end of the spectrum, the University of California at Berkeley now offers “The Science of Happiness,” a free online class that can certainly maintain its relevance in a student’s life beyond simply earning a grade.
Jul 30, 2020
Finland Wants to Teach You How to Be Happier, and Give You a Free Summer Vacation
They say misery loves company, but it looks like joy does, too. And since the US is apparently the unhappiest it’s ever been, Americans could certainly make some pretty good use out of Finland’s “happiness guides,” and get a free summer vacation in the process.
Jul 30, 2020
These Desktop Water Fountains Are ASMR Moments of Zen
Design and science experts have assured us that one way of reducing your stress levels is to get yourself near some water for a healthy dose of what’s known as “blue mind,” or the calming effect that simply being in the vicinity of H2O has on people. It’s not quite possible to bottle those good vibes up and take them home, but the next best option is to invest in indoor fountains, like these beautiful, zen-emitting devices by Lily Clark.
Jul 30, 2020
People Would Rather Clean Toilets Than Duvets, According To This Survey
Recently, the luxury mattress experts over at The Saatva Company took a shameless look at what other people do in bed. As it turns out, surveying couples about their sleeping habits yielded some rather surprising results. We can get to the responses about sex and mattress preferences later, but first things first: Of the 1,500 participants, the 962 who use a duvet actually prefer to clean all the toilets in their home over washing and reassembling the bed covering and its contents.
Jul 30, 2020
A New Harry Potter Board Game Was Just Announced, and You Have to Defeat Voldemort
Make room in your official collection of all things Harry Potter for a new wizardly addition: Board game and puzzle manufacturer USAopoly recently announced the forthcoming release of a new collaborative game. HARRY POTTER: Death Eaters Rising is based on the fifth book/film, “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.” The game, which will be available in Fall 2019, pits players against the infamous Death Eaters on a quest to ultimately corral and conquer Lord Voldemort.
Jul 28, 2020
UNO Gets an Artsy Makeover with the Work of Keith Haring
Each card has Haring’s famously bright-colored street- and pop-inspired drawings.
Jul 27, 2020
This Philadelphia Boutique Wants to Create Space for Creatives
YOWIE 2.0 will function as an inclusive hub of “creative flex spaces” where people can shop their favorite home goods collections, have photography shoots, or even utilize the space to host gatherings.
Jul 18, 2020
This Indoor Smart Garden Snaps Together Like LEGO Blocks
When it comes to all the excuses you might be using to put off gardening, having limited or non-existent outdoor space is no longer going to cut it. There are endless options for indoor gardening in small spaces, so put that green thumb to work already, will ya? To get you started, we’ve found the perfect planting inspiration in LeGrow, a LEGO-like modular garden that is both succinct and smart.
Jul 18, 2020
This Study Reveals the Secret Lives of Cat and Dog People
What does being a pet owner say about you? According to the’s report “The Secret Lives of Cat People and Dog People,” it may reveal a little more than you’d like others to know. Based off a survey of 1,261 US adult dog and cat owners, the report not only provides statistical proof of how much humans really love living with their pets, but it also offers insight into how much cat and dog owners have in common as well as how different they are.
Jul 17, 2020
IKEA Is Hiring Refugees Starting This Summer
In addition to bringing furniture and housewares to the masses, IKEA is on a mission to create jobs around the world. The popular Swedish furniture company has ambitious plans to expand the workforce in Jordan, beginning with the opening of production centers in the country’s refugee camps this summer.
Jul 17, 2020
This Hydroponic Planter Is Like a Fancy Chia Pet
No soil needed.
Jul 17, 2020
Calling All Wine Lovers: Be One with Your Vino and Stay at This Wine Barrel Hotel
For many wine lovers, an ideal relaxing scenario doesn’t exist without a glass (or two) of vino on deck. Apparently, there’s a new, fancy way to “wine” down, and it takes place inside of a barrel. Trust us when we say it’s a definite upgrade from getting wine drunk on your living room couch.
Jul 17, 2020
Celebrity Memoirs We’ll Be Reading In Our Downtime
With the holiday season in full swing, we’re looking forward to some much-needed rest and relaxation. During these intentional loafing sessions, we definitely plan to get in our fair share of reading. The following celebrity-penned books are high up on our downtime reading list: If you need a serious laugh from a killer comedian, Haddish can certainly deliver.
Jul 17, 2020
11 Harry Potter Moments That Brought Magic to 2016
If we were to siphon this year’s memories from the minds of all Potterheads and pour the recollections into a Pensieve for close examination, the contents of the silvery substance would serve as substantial proof that 2016 gave the Harry Potter-obsessed portion of the population plenty of reasons to celebrate.
Jul 17, 2020
You Can Sleep In These Famous Peoples’ Childhood Homes
We routinely keep an out of for celebrity real estate listings so we can fawn over the glamorous digs and get into a glimpse into their typically fab lifestyles. But there’s also a fair bit of collective curiosity over how famous people lived before the spotlight, which could explain the presence of these famous childhood residences on Airbnb. [Editor’s note: We’ve reached out to these estates for confirmation and will update if we hear back.
Jul 16, 2020
LEGO’s New Art Kits Are Meant to Hang On Your Wall
Pop culture and your favorite toy brick have collided to create a pretty cool pastime for adults.
Jul 1, 2020
Peek Inside Michael Jordan’s Home Where the “Breakfast Club” Practiced
The property is where Jordan hosted "The Breakfast Club", where teammates Scottie Pippin, Ron Harper, and Randy Brown met for early morning workouts and meals prepared by Jordan's chef.
Jun 29, 2020