L. Daniela Alvarez

Daniela is a freelance writer who covers lifestyle and culture. In her free time, she's either cuddling with her goldendoodle Chai, buying plants, or having a picnic. Daniela is a Chicana from Los Angeles living in San Diego.
7 Mexican Little Luxuries I Treat Myself to Every Fall
From “Abuelas Bakery” candles to Aztec chocolate bitters.
Sep 22, 2023
This $60 Cleaning Tool Scrubs My Kitchen Floors in Ways My Mop Can’t
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With this tool, I can even reach the always-forgotten corners that are in need of some TLC.
Sep 17, 2023
My Mom's Trick to Remove Harsh Odors Will Make Your Home Smell Good
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Plus, it’s edible!
Sep 15, 2023
How to Make My Natural Science-Backed Bug Sprays
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They really work to keep pests away.
Sep 8, 2023
This “Dishwasher Pod Style” Cleaner Makes My Kitchen Floor Shine
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I was impressed by the results.
Sep 4, 2023
How to Reduce Mold and Prevent It from Coming Back in Your Home
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According to a mold and air quality expert.
Aug 22, 2023
The $4 Trader Joe's Find I Always Bring as a Host Gift
You can use it in so many ways.
Aug 2, 2023
The Under-$10 Kitchen Cleaning Tool This Pro Cleaner Always Recommends
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It’s cheap and great for deep cleaning.
Jul 22, 2023
5 Things Pro Organizers Wish You Wouldn't Do in the Bathroom
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Stop folding towels!
Jul 16, 2023
This $10 Amazon Find Provides Instant Bug Bite Relief
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I’ll be keeping this in my purse all summer long.
Jul 15, 2023
6 Cleaning Essentials to Take on Every Trip
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Useful things to bring when you’re traveling.
Jul 8, 2023
The $2 Trick to Remove Stinky Kitchen Odors
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It's ingenious!
Jul 4, 2023
8 Things People with Nice-Smelling Bedrooms Always Do
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Simple habits that’ll keep your bedroom smelling fresh.
Jul 1, 2023
5 Outdoor Storage Finds to Get Your Patio Party-Ready for Under $110
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And just in time for some summer fun.
Jun 30, 2023
I Failed to Keep Bugs Out of My Kitchen Until I Found These 3 Products
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I no longer have to deal with ants, gnats, and flies!
Jun 24, 2023
The Reason I Always Buy My Mexican Dad Home Decor for Father’s Day
Plus, five unique gifts to add to cart.
Jun 15, 2023
8 Things People with Clean Bathrooms Always Do
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How to achieve a regularly maintained space.
Jun 5, 2023
Should You Put Dish Soap in the Dishwasher? A Pro Weighs In.
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A cleaning expert shares just how messy things can get.
Jun 3, 2023
My Mom’s Trick to Instantly Freshen Up a Room Only Requires Two Ingredients
A simple way to get a nice-smelling space.
Jun 1, 2023
The Peaceful Plant Ritual I Look Forward to Each Spring
I can’t do it without my matcha lemonade.
Apr 25, 2023
This Eco-Friendly Dish Spray Is Incredibly Effective
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And it smells amazing, too.
Apr 22, 2023
8 Little Luxuries Under $10 That Make My Mornings Actually Enjoyable
Check out what may be the cutest mugs you’ve ever seen.
Apr 20, 2023
This $9 Amazon Find Makes My Black Tile Shower Look Cleaner
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It makes it look like new, too.
Apr 9, 2023
I Have More than 70 Houseplants — Here’s the $2 Item I Use to Dust Them
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It gently yet effectively removes the dust from all of my plants.
Apr 2, 2023
The Best Way to Clean a Greasy Air Fryer Basket
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It’s a ridiculously fast and effective method.
Mar 29, 2023
I Tried This TikTok Hack for Cleaning Under My Greasy Kitchen Cabinets
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No scrubbing needed!
Mar 19, 2023
3 Organizing Finds Under $15 from Home Depot
And you can buy them right now.
Mar 6, 2023
Black Tea Is the Secret to Keeping My Kitchen Cabinets Clean
Another surprising benefit from one of my favorite drinks.
Jan 27, 2023
How I Adopted My Mom's Quirky Cleaning Habits for My Own Home
Her rules guaranteed that our homes remained spotless growing up.
Jan 16, 2023
I Sent a Pro Organizer a Photo of My Cramped Kitchen Drawer
Here's how she'd get it organized.
Dec 3, 2022
This $20 Scrub Cleaner Made My Greasy Oven Door Sparkling Clean
And I got it from the most unlikely place too.
Dec 1, 2022
Why You Should Never Store Eggs and Dairy Products in the Fridge Door
There's a better way to store them.
Nov 13, 2022
TikTok Storage Hacks That'll Prevent Chips and Cereals From Going Stale
So you can continue snacking with ease.
Nov 12, 2022
10 Holiday Cleaning Hacks That'll Prepare You For Hosting Guests
The best advice on cleaning before, during, and after hosting guests this holiday season.
Nov 9, 2022
Here's How to Get the Grandmillennial Look in Your Kitchen
According to interior designers!
Oct 22, 2022
3 Signs It's Time to Clean Your Dishwasher
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According to appliance repair pros.
Oct 16, 2022