Upgrading My Coffee Station Gave My Morning Routine a Needed Refresh
Here's how it helped me be more intentional with my mornings.
Jun 17, 2021
My Grandma’s 30-Year-Old "House Rules" Teach How to Keep a Clean Home
I consider my Grandma Gigi’s 9 commandments unbreakable.
Jun 17, 2021
Good Decluttering Starts With These 4 Questions, According to a Pro
These home organizing tips are grounded in learning how to feel comfortable choosing to keep what brings you joy, and getting rid of the rest.
Jun 15, 2021
The 7 Commandments of Decluttering, According to a Pro Organizer
Read them, remember them, and get to work on making your home a more functional space.
Jun 13, 2021
7 Surprising Things You Should Always Refrigerate, According to Experts
And 4 experts want you to leave out.
Jun 12, 2021
4 Ways to Keep Supporting Black-Owned Businesses
According to six Black business owners.
Jun 9, 2021
5 Frustrating Morning Habits You Can’t Seem to Stop — and How to Finally Fix Them For Good
If you're tired of going to bed with solid plans for the next day... only to wake up exhausted and already feeling like you’re “behind,” you’re not alone.
Jun 8, 2021
I Made a Commitment to Read Every Night Before Bed — Here's What Happened
It helped me fall asleep faster, and read 75 books in a year.
Jun 8, 2021
The "One Shelf" Rule is the Best Way to Declutter Your Kitchen
This method puts you, not your things, in the driver's seat.
Jun 8, 2021
The Smartest $15 I Spent This Year Helped Me Feel Less Lonely While I Lived Alone
Bluetooth speakers don't have to be high tech to get the job done.
Jun 7, 2021
I Moved My Phone 18 Inches In The Kitchen and It Changed The Way I Cook
All thanks to a $15 repurposed gadget.
Jun 7, 2021
Home Is Where My Record Collection Is
"That familiar ritual of putting on an LP reminds me that home isn’t just a place or a destination, but a feeling that’s only one song away."
Jun 4, 2021
3 Tidying-Up Tricks Everyone Needs to Know Right Now
With a cleaning framework in place, you not only know where to start, but you get motivated by watching your mess shrink along the way.
Jun 1, 2021
I Never Lit Shabbat Candles Until I Moved Into my Grandma’s House. Now It’s My Most Grounding Ritual
Celebrating Shabbat has helped me shift my home from a workplace to my own little weekend sanctuary.
May 28, 2021
9 Trendy Kitchen Gadgets That Experts Say Are Worth It (and 6 That Just Aren't)
Make the most of your kitchen space with items you actually use.
May 26, 2021
The Built-in Freezer Organizer I Wish I Knew About Years Ago
This is a game-changer.
May 17, 2021
3 Things You Might Regret Decluttering… Eventually
Getting rid of stuff is nice, I know. Just think twice before donating these items.
May 16, 2021
You Probably Need to Replace This One Medicine Cabinet Staple ASAP
Plus, what experts want you to keep in mind about the rest of your makeup and skincare stash.
May 14, 2021
8 Hacks to Make Time for Reading and Actually Finish Books
According to people who read all the time.
May 11, 2021
5 of the Best, Most Practical Pieces of Life Advice From Readers' Moms
When in doubt, just add water.
May 9, 2021
9 Ways to Make Your Home Accessible for Physically-Disabled Guests
Above all, don't be afraid to ask!
May 8, 2021
6 Bad Kitchen Habits You Probably Started — and How to Fix Them
According to real-life cooks and experts alike.
Apr 20, 2021
Two Times When "Biodegradable" Doesn't Actually Mean Biodegradable
If you're buying bamboo toothbrushes and dish cloths to help the planet, here are a few things you should know to make sure your eco-friendly intentions actually help the environment.
Apr 16, 2021
This Productivity Habit Is the Only Way I Get Work Done Right Now
The Pomodoro Technique is popular, because it works.
Apr 14, 2021
The First Thing You Should Do With a New Bottle of Vegetable Oil
All you need is a fork!
Apr 13, 2021
6 Hacks That Help My Family Stay Ready for Outdoor Adventures
Whenever we want.
Apr 10, 2021
7 Reasons Why My Paper Collection Is My New Favorite Hobby
It's getting me through the pandemic
Apr 7, 2021
How I'm Mindfully Rebuilding a 30+ Plant Collection I Lost
It's okay to mourn.
Apr 6, 2021
10 Easy Ways to Shake the Winter Blues and Get in the Mood for Spring
From cleaning out your closet to planning a picnic.
Apr 5, 2021
8 Bad Bathroom Habits You Didn’t Realize You Had — And How to Fix Them
Yes, you need wash your loofah!
Apr 2, 2021
8 Tips For Learning to Love Wash Day from the "Marie Kondo of Laundry"
Patric Richardson wants you to love laundry day: “Something I always say is that you get to do laundry, you don’t have to do laundry."
Apr 1, 2021
13 Small, Cost-Saving, and Totally Effective Kitchen Hacks
From avoiding kitchen smells to starting a freezer inventory list.
Apr 1, 2021
I Used This Proven Organizing Hack to Help Finally Declutter My Mind
The Keep, Fix, Toss, Donate method works for mental clutter, too.
Mar 21, 2021
7 Reasons Why I Started Making the Next Day's To-Do List Each Night
It's made me so much more productive and I'm not going back.
Mar 20, 2021
6 At-Home Habits You Already Have That Are Also Helping Your Plants
According to experts.
Mar 17, 2021
11 One-Task Kitchen Tools Home Cooks Say Are Worth the Extra Space
If it does a job well, that's reason enough to keep it around.
Mar 16, 2021
I Started Using This Simple Whiteboard System to Track Monthly Goals
The pressure is off, and I've never felt better.
Mar 15, 2021
9 Easy Ways Even Night Owls Can Make Mornings Hurt Just a Bit Less
You don't have to be a "morning person" to have a good morning.
Mar 11, 2021
I Was a Chronic Procrastinator Until I Began Relying on These 6 Habits
The first step is understanding why you procrastinate. The second is...
Mar 10, 2021
3 Ways a Quarantine Google Calendar Helped Me Take Control of My Home Life
Without the end of shelter-in-place visible on the horizon, this calendar is helping me adapt to a situation I can’t control and create a little more calm in my household.
Mar 9, 2021
8 Tricks for Getting Help With Housework (Without Starting a Fight)
Nothing's worse than sharing a space with someone who doesn't carry their weight in housekeeping duties.
Mar 2, 2021
11 No-Cost Ways to Show Yourself Love at Home
To you, love you.
Mar 3, 2021
5 Bathroom Items To Toss, According to People Who Just Decluttered
And what to opt for instead.
Feb 26, 2021
I Kept a Gratitude Journal for a Week — Here's What It Taught Me
A little gratitude can go a long way when you feel stuck in a rut.
Feb 25, 2021
Experts Swear By This Easy Method to Make Big Goals Less Intimidating
It's time to break down your goals into tasks.
Feb 24, 2021
8 Black Women Reflect on How They Create a Safe Space at Home
"A safe space is somewhere that I can be myself without judgement, and my home provides that."
Feb 18, 2021
I Shut Down My Kitchen Every Night for a Week, Here's What Happened
Even on days when I really didn't want to clean.
Feb 16, 2021
10 Things Nobody Needs at Home After 30
When you feel like a fresh start, decluttering your house is a great way to solidify a feeling of change.
Feb 12, 2021
9 Thoughtful Ways to Support Black-Owned Bookstores This Month (and Every Month)
According to the store owners themselves.
Feb 4, 2021
9 Healthy Kitchen Habits That Are Easy, Expert-Approved, and Guaranteed to Stick
Take it from the people who spend the bulk of their time in the kitchen.
Feb 3, 2021
7 Ways Black Activists Are Changing the World From Home
They're adjusting to working primarily from home, while keeping a clear view of their communities' needs.
Feb 1, 2021
The Last Step of Your January Home Cure is the Most Important One
January Cure
People love to say "it's about the journey, not the destination." And that's true. But you're allowed to celebrate the destination, too.
Jan 29, 2021
This Quick Trick Makes Your Home Feel New — Without Spending a Dime or Changing a Thing
Weekend Projects
This weekend, you can do this one thing to make your home feel fresh and new.
Jan 29, 2021
6 Small Habits Anyone Can Do to Practice Friluftsliv at Home
Here's how to cure your cold-weather cabin fever.
Jan 28, 2021
The Final Step to Creating a Living Room You Love
January Cure
The living room — or whatever you call it — is the most important room to prioritize when it comes to making sure you feel comfortable, calm, and content.
Jan 28, 2021
This Next-Level Guided Journal Actually Helped Me Stick to a Journaling Routine
The unique prompts are key for instant peace of mind.
Jan 27, 2021
3 Secrets to Scheduling a “Catch Up Day” Where You’ll Actually Catch Up on Your Life
January Cure
Catch-up days can make you feel like you're on top of the world, if you do them right.
Jan 27, 2021
One Thing in Your Living Room that Probably Doesn’t Get Cleaned Enough
January Cure
If it's been a while, make today the day you freshen it up.
Jan 26, 2021
A Simple Daily Habit That Anyone Can Adopt to Keep Their Home More Organized, Around the Clock
January Cure
Morning pick-ups and weekend cleaning sprees are great habits to maintain a home that stays spotless. But they're not the most important.
Jan 25, 2021
How LGBTQ People Are Reimagining The Tradition of Friendsgiving In A Pandemic
Friendsgiving can be a lifeline for chosen families—but it also needs to stay safe.
Jan 23, 2021
12 Small but Effective Ways to Make a Difference This Year
Without leaving your home.
Jan 23, 2021
I Kept a Walking Streak for a Full Year — Here's How I Did It
And seven surprising benefits I learned along the way.
Jan 23, 2021
Follow These 10 Steps For a Cleaner Bedroom This Weekend
January Cure
The bedroom can often be a low-priority space for you to clean, but today is the day to give it some love.
Jan 22, 2021
This Is the Single Best Thing You Can Possibly Do for Your Cast Iron Skillet
Or, how I stopped worrying and learned to use my cast iron skillet every day.
Jan 21, 2021
One 3-Minute Habit This Cleaning Editor Does Every Single Morning
January Cure
This impactful daily habit has helped me repress my messiest tendencies.
Jan 21, 2021
10 Quick Steps to a Cleaner Bathroom, Both Inside and Out
January Cure
When you don't have time or energy for a deep clean, I have a 10-step plan to sprucing up the bathroom that can work for anyone.
Jan 20, 2021
One Ingredient All the Most Successful DIY Projects Have in Common
January Cure
I'm envious of people who can follow through on all their home DIY projects. But in my envy, I realized that all the most successful DIY projects have one thing in common.
Jan 19, 2021
The Secret to Finding Affordable Artwork is Re-Framing Your Mind — Here’s How
January Cure
There are only two mistakes you can make when it comes to selecting art for your home.
Jan 18, 2021
6 Easy Habits That Helped Me Finally Become a "Breakfast Person"
Stop the mid-morning hunger pangs before they start.
Jan 15, 2021