Maggie Coughlan

Maggie Coughlan has written for Page Six, the New York Post,, Gilt Group and Paste magazine. She lives in New York City, where she drinks an inconceivable amount of tea.
5 Things Experts Want You to Know About Moving Your Plants to a New Apartment
There's a right way to do it.
Jul 12, 2021
New York City Is Starting One Extremely Large Book Club
The New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment has teamed up with Buzzfeed to launch “One Book, One New York,” an initiative to get everyone in the Big Apple—that’s 8.4 million residents—to read the same book at the same time. But first a decision must be made: Which title is worthy and appealing enough to New Yorkers? There are five choices for the city-wide book club’s first pick.
May 3, 2019
Bissell’s Newest Vacuum Gives Your Dog a Mess-Free Bath
Splish, splash … Bissell will change the way your dog gets a bath. The popular vacuum brand is crowdfunding BarkBath, a mess-free new way to get your four-legged friends clean. BarkBath is a portable bath unit that washes your dog without you even having to coax her into the tub (or take her to the groomer). The nozzle penetrates the fur so your pet is cleaned from the skin up—not the fur down—getting dirt, dander up and out of your pup’s coat.
May 3, 2019
This Animal-Loving Bride Swapped Bouquets for Adorable, Adoptable Puppies
Making decisions for your big day can be ruff — unless it involves puppies. When Meghan Butler of Charlotte, North Carolina, and her bridesmaids were celebrating her bachelorette party, the women knew there had to be a way they could incorporate puppies into Meghan’s big day. So Meghan, an attorney, and her crew of pals opted to trade their traditional bridesmaid bouquets for puppies.
May 3, 2019
This Table Is Inspired By Princess Leia
May the force be with your living room. In collaboration with Zaha Hadid Design, Leblon Delienne has created the Table Le-A, a coffee table inspired by the swirl of Princess Leia’s signature double bun hairstyle. “Informed by the iconic hairstyle and braids of Princess Leia, the piece combines the complexity of ZHD’s distinctive design language with careful, pristine, craftsmanship,” Leblon Delienne says.
May 3, 2019
Sleep Among the Books in these Residential Libraries
Home is where your books are. Or at least that’s the case when it comes to residential libraries, where you can spend a night among the sweet, sweet scent of books. In Colorado, two bookstore employees are working to transform an abandoned 60-acre cattle ranch into what they call a “literary ‘home on the range’ for writers, artists, and nature-lovers.
Apr 30, 2019
This Store Just Opened In Brooklyn That Specializes in Unicorn Horns
If you can’t get enough of the unicorn trend (which has launched a full assault on the internet with everything from multi-colored frappuccinos to shimmering makeup palettes), come to Brooklyn. Brooklyn Owl, an online retailer that just opened a brick-and-mortar location in Park Slope, specializes in sparkly unicorn horn headbands made for children, adults, and pets for “magic you can wear.
May 8, 2017
This Bedding Company Started a Subscription Service for Sheets & Towels
Ever think about where your old linens go? Now you don’t have to, thanks to a subscription service for bed sheets, duvet covers and towels. Every year, 10 million tons of textile waste, comprised of things like clothing, bed sheets, pillow cases, towels and more, end up in landfills. With sustainability in mind, home textile company Coyuchi has created a way to help reduce that number with Coyuchi for Life, a subscription that replenishes towels, bed sheets and duvet covers.
May 1, 2017
Target’s Latest Collab Is the Next Best Thing to Shopping Global Markets
Target brings modern global style to your doorstep with their latest collection. The retailer has joined forces with Accompany, an online marketplace known for scouring the globe “for the coolest, most beautiful and one-of-kind finds” to create a limited edition global bazaar inspired products crafted in several countries, including Kenya, Turkey, Ecuador, India, and Guatemala.
Apr 20, 2017
5 Soil-Free Ways To Show Your Plant Lady Pride
Plant Lady is the new Cat Lady, or at least the internet thinks so. If you love to gush about your garden, get pumped about plants, have a glorious green thumb (or two!) or consider yourself a fanatic when it comes to foliage, you might be a Plant Lady. Here are a few soil-free ways to show your plant pride: Looking for a plant that’s impossible to kill? Hang this 100% brass philodendron plant mobile by Natalie Joy in your home for a touch of garden-inspired glamour.
Apr 13, 2017
Netflix Is Testing a Button That Skips The Opening Credits
Netflix just made binge-watching your favorite TV shows easier than ever. The streaming service is currently testing a “Skip Intro” button that allows users to skip the opening credits of television series. If you can’t bear to listen to Regina Spector howl out “Yooooou’ve gotttt tiiiiiimmeeeee!
Mar 20, 2017
Will & Kate Bring London’s Biggest Renovating Trend to Kensington Palace
Renovations can be a royal pain — unless, of course, you’re the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. With a move to Kensington Palace scheduled for the fall, Prince William and Kate Middleton have proposed a massive extension, which includes a two-story “iceberg basement,” to the 400-year-old property, the Daily Mail reports.
Mar 15, 2017
What Does Your Home State Smell Like? Scented Candles by State
Our sense of smell is the one most strongly tied to memory. So it’s no wonder that this company that makes candles that smell like different states is growing in popularity amongst those who are far away from home. What does home smell like to you? Your mother’s baking, wafting from the kitchen and through the house? A shaggy old dog napping on a rug in front of a woodsy-smelling fireplace?
Feb 13, 2017
IKEA’s New Black Kitchen Cabinets Are Literally Garbage
IKEA’s new cabinets are literally garbage. Kungsbacka, the Swedish furniture retailer’s latest line of kitchen cabinets, is made from reclaimed industrial wood and recycled plastic bottles. IKEA collaborated with Swedish design studio Form Us With Love to create a sleek collection of anthracite cabinets with a matte finish (you know we love a black kitchen!). Each 15.75-by-31.5-inch cabinet uses 25 plastic bottles.
Feb 6, 2017
One Couple Transformed This Dumpster Into an Off-The-Grid Tiny House
One man’s trash is another man’s tiny house. With $800, the scenic boulders of Florence, Arizona and a whole lot of vision, Jamie and Brad Bigelow purchased a dumpster in hopes of turning it into a 176-square-foot vacation home. “Our family goes out there a lot so we wanted a little house as a base that we could stay at,” Jamie told TODAY Home. “We just love going out there and stargazing.
Jan 29, 2017