Nic Dobija-Nootens

Nic helps you find household goods and kitchen tools that make your life at home more enjoyable. His writing has appeared in The Atlantic, The London Review of Books, Slate, and elsewhere. He lives in New York City with two geriatric cats (who still get the zoomies).
50 Renter Remedies That’ll Optimize Your Space Without Angering Your Landlord
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You have to see these ingenious picks.
May 21, 2024
11 Ingenious Organizers That Will Instantly Tidy Up All Your Cabinets
Starting at just $10!
Apr 26, 2024
The 13 Most Comfortable Sofas at Wayfair, Starting at $147
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Plus, they're all on sale.
Apr 2, 2024
12 Best Sofas Under $300, According to Shoppers
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Including an amazing sectional.
Feb 20, 2024
10 Small-Space-Friendly Washing Machines That Prove Every Home Can Have One
We found budget-friendly options, too.
Jan 25, 2024
10 Dorm Fridges That Are Perfect for Small Spaces
Starting at just over $100.
Jan 24, 2024
The $20 Trash Can That Takes Up Zero Space in My Tiny Kitchen and Keeps It Odor-Free
Bonus: It has a hidden cleaning tool in its lid.
Jan 24, 2024
10 Under-$50 Hacks That Will Make Your Tiny Bathroom Feel So Much Bigger
Organization is the secret to a roomy bathroom.
Jan 24, 2024
10 Ridiculously Chic Small-Space-Friendly Furniture & Decor Finds from Walmart, All Under $300
Including an automatic standing desk for only $150.
Jan 22, 2024
8 Laundry Sheets That Will Make You Say Goodbye to Liquid Detergent for Good
They're a game-changer for your laundry routine.
Dec 13, 2023
75 of the Best Gifts You Can Shop on Amazon That’ll Arrive By Christmas
Warning: You might be tempted to pick up a few for yourself, too.
Dec 11, 2023
71 Best Practical Gifts for When You Have No Idea What To Buy
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They're not the flashiest gifts, but they'll be put to great use!
Nov 30, 2023
13 Cool “Murphy Desks” That’ll Change Your Home Office — and Probably Your Life
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Because we don't all have a dedicated home office space.
Nov 9, 2023
The Best Labor Day Mattress Deals to Shop Today
Get a Queen size mattress for as low as $125.
Sep 1, 2023
Our Complete Guide to All the Best Labor Day Home Deals
The discounts go up to 80 percent!
Sep 1, 2023
Macy’s Labor Day Sale Has Major Savings on Home Finds from Dyson, All-Clad, and More Top Brands
Snag a Samsonite suitcase for $190 off.
Aug 30, 2023
The 10 Best Small Bedroom Chairs for Every Space
Including a small-space-friendly recliner.
Aug 30, 2023
10 Safavieh Rugs That Will Add Instant Style to Any Space
Rugs are an immediate style booster.
Aug 23, 2023
This Easy-to-Use Bug Catcher Takes the Ick out of Removing Insects — Bonus: It’s on Sale
Don't like bugs? Then you'll love this.
Aug 18, 2023
This $16 Organizer Will Clear the Chaos in Your Fridge (and Prevent Food from Getting Lost)
Get it in one of three styles — or all of them!
Aug 18, 2023
The Best Places to Buy Outdoor Furniture Covers for Every Type of Piece
Because every piece of patio furniture needs a good cover.
Aug 17, 2023
The Best Travel Pillows to Help You Sleep and Prevent Neck Pain
Including one that doubles as luggage — seriously!
Aug 16, 2023
These Luxe Bath Towels Are the Softest and Quickest-Drying Ones I’ve Ever Used
Better than 5-star hotel towels (in my opinion).
Aug 10, 2023
This Innovative Laundry Rack Will Dry Twice the Amount of Clothes at Once (Plus, It’s on Sale!)
This will be your new favorite laundry tool.
Aug 9, 2023
10 Chic Rattan Coffee Tables That Will Brighten Up Your Home
Starting at $50!
Aug 4, 2023
10 Cooling Dog Beds to Help Your Pup Beat the Heat
Because your dog deserves something that’ll help them beat the heat.
Aug 1, 2023
The Genius Collapsible Tea Kettle That’s Perfect for Tiny Kitchens, Dorms, and Travel (It’s on Sale!)
Small enough to fit in a purse — seriously!
Jul 28, 2023