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How We’re Preparing for Frugal February 2020

How We're Preparing for Frugal February 2020

January is (somehow!) almost over and that means that Frugal February 2020 is about to begin. This challenge always seems to sneak up on me and I need to get prepared for this year’s no-spend month. If you’re planning to join us in our Frugal February 2020 challenge, I wanted …

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How to get cats to stop scratching furniture

cat tree by bedroom window

After getting asked so many times on Instagram and on my blog for my tips on how to get cats to stop scratching furniture, I thought it was time to finally dedicate a post to this subject. I have written a couple of other cat care posts about how to help …

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Modern Looks for Art Ledges

Modern Looks for Art Ledges

Art is one thing every home needs, and it’s one of the very best ways to personalize your space! Displaying meaningful paintings, prints, and photographs is an expression of your favorite things and clues visitors in to your unique aesthetic. Gallery walls have been popular for years, they always look …

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Zara Home’s Spring 2020 Collection Is Full of Great Vessels

Zara Home’s Spring 2020 Collection Is Full of Great Vessels

It’s really true that the best things don’t necessarily come in large packages. Sometimes, finding decorative bliss is as simple as scoring the just-right little trinket to complete your bookshelf—and for that, allow us to point you in the direction of Zara Home’s spring collection. With 377 new items, from table …

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I Asked a Sleep Doctor How to Get Better Sleep

I Asked a Sleep Doctor How to Get Better Sleep

When Dan Gartenberg, Ph.D., asks me to describe my nighttime routine, I am more than prepared: I’ve spent the past year writing The Wind Down, Domino’s franchise all about the things people do before bed. Through my interviews with cool people (Lili Reinhart! Sophia Roe!), I’ve absorbed a few tips …

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Portable DIY Sofa Arm Tabletop

Portable DIY Sofa Arm Tabletop

One of my favorite themes to focus my DIY brainstorming on is ways to simplify everyday life. I love pretty things, but I really love practical and pretty things. So, when I was dreaming up new projects to make with my editor at Hunker, one of the first things that …

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8 Shower Niches Fueling Our Love for the Luxe Detail

8 Shower Niches Fueling Our Love for the Luxe Detail

Hypothesis: A shower niche (aka a tiny carved-out shelf for shampoo bottles and other toiletries) is the height of bathroom luxury. Whether one is covered in shimmering tiles or coated in Mediterranean-inspired plaster, the tiny nook just feels utterly chic. For one, it also gives you a place to display …

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