Simple Steps Toward a Tidier Closet

When living in an apartment—or any space where square footage is at a premium—the easiest way to combat clutter is to prevent it in the first place. Case in point: your apartment’s closet. With some strategic thinking and organizational know-how, it’s possible to stay one step ahead of those heaps of laundry and tangled messes […]

How to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions a Reality in 2020

Anyone can make a New Year’s resolution, but it takes someone with grit and determination to actually make their goals a reality. Some strategy and planning comes in handy, too! Here are a few tips to help you stick with your resolutions for 2020, whether you’ve resolved to pad a savings account, drink more water, […]

Hearty Winter Soups to Warm You From the Inside Out

With the official start of winter just days away, it’s time to start stockpiling hearty recipes that help take the chill out of cold days. And when it comes to warming, comforting foods, nothing beats a hot bowl of soup. Here are three recipes to keep handy as the mercury plummets—no can opener required. Homemade […]

Common Holiday Plants That Are Toxic to Pets

It’s the time of year when mistletoe and poinsettias are in full bloom! And if you love the holiday season, you’re probably also a fan of these festive plants. But pet owners show know that there are some risks to decking their halls with certain holiday plants. Here’s a roundup of the holiday foliage that […]

How to Design a Stunning Holiday Tablescape

The holiday season is officially upon us, and it’s never too early to start decorating. Whether Thanksgiving is your favorite or you spend all year looking forward to New Year’s Eve, here’s how you can create a beautiful tablescape that celebrates the season. Choose the perfect spot. You don’t necessarily have to stick to the […]

Small-Space Hosting Tips for an Unforgettable Thanksgiving

Are you thinking about volunteering to host Thanksgiving in your apartment, but a little worried about being able to accommodate all your friends and family? Here are some tips and tricks to make your home more comfortable for the holiday gathering. Declutter your space. Minimalism is key when you’re hosting a large group in a relatively […]

Delicious Thanksgiving Pies That Aren’t Pumpkin

‘Tis the season to feast on the treats you look forward to all year long! With Thanksgiving right around the corner, now is the perfect time to start considering what those treats will be. If you’re already starting to tire of pumpkin everything, skip the pumpkin pie and try these recipes instead. Cranberry-Pear Pie [Baker by […]

The Best Houseplants for People Who Don’t Have Green Thumbs

Houseplants are more than just decor. They can boost your mood, filter your air, and even flavor your food. That being said, not everyone is a naturally gifted gardener. The good news is you don’t need a green thumb in order to keep these houseplants happy. Aloe. Aloe isn’t just beautiful, it’s also practical. Snap […]

Pumpkin Decorating DIYs That Are Anything but Basic

If the classic jack-o-lantern just doesn’t have enough flair for you, it’s not your only option. These DIY projects put a fresh spin on decorating Halloween pumpkins. Paint-Dipped Pumpkin: This one really couldn’t be easier. Scour the pumpkin patch for your favorite, and then bring it home and clean it with hot, soapy water and […]

Sip on These Equally Autumn-y Alternatives to the Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin spice latte (PSL) season began long before autumn actually arrived, so you might already be getting bored of the classic fall beverage. Instead of sipping on the same old drink all season long, try one of these alternatives—which are all just as festive! Golden Pumpkin Latte [Aaptiv]You might have noticed that turmeric is having […]