The Best Books to Read Right Now

On a brisk fall evening, there’s nothing better than cozying up with a cup of tea and getting lost in a good book. Not sure what to read next? These books are topping bestseller lists right now. My Own Words by Ruth Bader GinsburgWith the recent passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, it’s no surprise […]

The Autumn Cocktails to Enjoy at Your Next Virtual Happy Hour

It’s time to say goodbye to margaritas and mojitos, and make way for cocktails more appropriate for sweater season. These easy-to-make concoctions will all warm you up with the flavors of fall. Orange-Thyme Old-Fashioned [Country Living]The aromatic addition of thyme transforms a simple Old-Fashioned into something much cozier. In order to make this cocktail, you’ll […]

How to Update Your Bedroom for Cooler Weather

As the days get shorter, you might find yourself wanting to hop right into bed after dinner to devour a good book or watch your favorite spooky movie. So why not make your bedroom a little more inviting? Get nice and cozy for fall by adding these elements to your existing decor. Start with warmer […]

Seasonal Produce to Add to Your Fall Menu

The local farmers’ market may be getting ready to wind down for the season, but that doesn’t mean freshly plucked produce is out of stock until spring. These fruits and veggies are being harvested right now, and they all deserve a spot on your autumn menu. Apples. Fall is apple-picking season for a very logical […]

Apps That Will Help You Escape the Everyday

Staying at home can get a little boring, especially in the chilly months when there’s less access to outdoor activities. So you might have to work extra hard to stay busy this fall. Here are a few apps you can download to satisfy your wanderlust and stay entertained while staying home (or nearby). Google CardboardVirtual […]

The Best Online Shops for Fresh Houseplants

You’re probably trying to limit the amount of shopping you’re doing in-person right now, especially for non-essential stuff like houseplants. But just because houseplants aren’t as essential as groceries doesn’t mean they’re not important! If you want to keep growing your indoor garden, order houseplants and have them shipped right to your door, courtesy of […]

Taking Book Club Online: The Basics

So in-person book club meetings have been postponed indefinitely. That doesn’t mean it’s time to just drop your reading habit. You can still adjourn book club virtually until it’s safe to meet in person again. Follow these steps to host a flawless virtual book club. Pick your book. First things first: decide what you want […]

The Art of Planning a Picnic

It’s picnic season! Chances are you already have a favorite park nearby where you love to go for walks and catch some rays. Now’s the time to also make it your go-to picnic spot! Before you and your family step out for a meal in the fresh air, get everything together for your dreamy day […]

Add These Plants to Your Indoor Garden Before Fall

While there’s still ample sunshine to harness, cultivate these trendy houseplants. Coffee plant. True, it will take a few years for a coffee plant to grow fully mature beans, the kind you can grind and brew. But in the meantime, a coffee plant (you can grab one at Trader Joe’s) will certainly look cute on […]

How to Spend More Time Outdoors (Even If You’re Not Outdoorsy)

Right now, getting outside is one of the safest ways to spend some time away from your apartment. There’s just one problem: not everyone is interested in hiking or going for a run. If you’re more of an indoor person, here are a few traditionally indoorsy activities that you can take outside. Read a book. […]