Handy Self-Watering Planters Will Help Keep Your Plants Alive

Although it seems so straightforward, watering your houseplants can be a surprisingly tricky chore. For a lot of people, the issue isn’t remembering to fill up the watering can once or twice a week—it’s figuring out how much water your plants really need. Enter self-watering planters. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

The Best Bath Towels — The Best List

There’s nothing like getting out of a relaxing bath or refreshing shower and cocooning yourself in a luxe bath towel. But not all bath towels are created the same, and we can all agree that there are so many options out there. So we’ve compiled a list of our favorites, at all different price points, to help you choose the best one that works just for you. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

The Best Robot Vacuums — The Best List

Whether you have pets and need the extra help, or just want to streamline your cleaning process, a robot vacuum is a great product to add to your arsenal. These small, vaguely cute machines run on their own, and some can even be put on a schedule and charge themselves so you truly don’t have to think about it. There are a ton of options out there, and each comes with its own long list of features to sift through, so we narrowed down our favorites to help you find the best fit for your needs. READ MORE » Powered Read More

How To Sew by Hand: 6 Helpful Stitches for Home Sewing Projects

There are many amazing DIY projects that require a bit of sewing, but that doesn’t mean you have to run right out and purchase a sewing machine! Much can be done by hand, so we’ve rounded up six common stitches that can be used on a myriad of projects for home decor, complete with step-by-step photo tutorials. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

The Best Lunch Boxes — The Best List 2018

Did you know that you can easily spend over $2,000 a year buying lunch out each day? Making your own lunch and packing it in a reusable box is therefore not only better for you, it’s more sustainable for the earth AND might help you save up for that vacation you’ve been dreaming of. Nowadays there’s a lunch box or bag for every type of person, whether you’re a super organized meal prepper or a last-minute, throw-it-in-a-bag type. Bento boxes are great for keeping portions in control and minimizing waste, since you can place your food directly in their own Read More

The 8 Dreamiest Airstreams and Campers on Airbnb

If you weren’t already hip to Airstream rentals, now’s the time to smarten up. Sort of similar to glamping—but indoors—Airstream trailers and campers are essentially mobile mini-homes you can park (and rent) in just about any location (the desert, the beach, and so on). It’s no surprise that Airbnb is brimming with cool Airstream rentals in dreamy destinations all over the globe. To prove our point, we rounded up some of the coolest—and best designed—Airstream and camper rentals on all of Airbnb for your perusal. From a Taylor Swift-approved Airstream in Malibu to a vintage trailer in Taos, here are Read More

The $14 Trick to Making Any Piece of Furniture More Functional

If you live in a tiny apartment where a single space serves multiple purposes (your bedroom is your living room is your dining room, right?), the best thing you can do for your furniture is to make it mobile. Adding a fresh set of wheels to tables, bar carts and kitchen islands lets them slide from one side of the apartment to another, filling in wherever they’re needed most. Here’s how to turn those pinch-hitting pieces into veritable MVPs. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Great Planters You Won't Believe Came from the Dollar Store

While it’s fun to shop for planters on Etsy and West Elm (there are sooooo many good ones out there), those suckers can really add up, especially if you’ve got an entire jungle growing in your living room. Here’s an idea: Supplement your pricier buys with cheaper items from dollar stores, which are chock full of items that can be transformed into nontraditional, but great-looking, homes for your plant friends. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

The Best Closet Systems — The Best List 2018

The average closet, if you’re lucky enough to have one, is typically uninspired: a few rods, maybe a shelf, and space for a few pairs of shoes. It works, but it leaves much to be desired in terms of storage and organization. A great solution to making the most out of any closet space is investing in a closet system that will carve out a spot for all your clothes and accessories. You might associate these systems with walk-in closets or larger reach-ins (like I did), but the truth is that there’s a system out there for anyone and any Read More

"Proplifters" Are Getting Plants for Free from Big Box Stores

“Proplifting”—picking up fallen succulent leaves off the floors at big box stores and taking them home to propagate—is the hot new thing in the plant world, to the point that there’s a subreddit devoted to it. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico