How to Reorganize Your Kitchen for Easier Holiday Baking

It’s already fall, which means one thing: the holidays are right around the corner. If baking is a big part of the holiday season for you, maybe it’s time to start getting situated with everything you’ll need to make all kinds of seasonal treats. Store cookie sheets vertically. If your cookie sheets and muffin pans […]

Recipes to Make for a Smaller Thanksgiving Feast

So you’re not having the usual crowd of relatives over for Thanksgiving this year. That means you can pare down your feast and tailor it just to the members of your household! Here are a few ideas if you’re having a low-key Thanksgiving this year.  Cranberry Salsa [Mel’s Kitchen Cafe]Skip the canned cranberry sauce and […]

How to Host a Virtual Thanksgiving

Just because you can’t gather with your family in person as you normally would doesn’t mean Thanksgiving is canceled! You just might have to tweak your traditions a bit. If you’re going virtual this year, here’s how to make the holiday feel just as festive as a typical Thanksgiving. Send out an Evite. One perk […]

Ways to Stay Active All Winter Long

In the summer and early fall, it’s easy to stay active. The warm, sunny weather makes going outside for a walk or a run particularly appealing—especially if you’ve been mostly staying at home for the past few months. But as the temperatures start to drop and the daylight hours decrease, you might find yourself less […]

The Trendiest Houseplants Your Apartment Is Missing

The best part about having an indoor garden is that the seasons only have a minimal effect on your growing season. Whether you have a green thumb or you’re still brushing up on your plant-tending skills, these trendy houseplants are deserving of a spot on your shelf or sill. Monstera. Its full name is the monstera […]

Pro Tips to Boost Your WFH Productivity

Maybe when you first started working from home a few months ago, you thought it was a temporary situation—but things have changed, and you’re having a hard time staying focused. Or perhaps you’ve always worked from home, and you’re just hitting that cold-weather wall. Either way, these expert ideas will help you to boost your […]

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 […]