How to Beat the Winter Blues

Whether you call it the “winter blues” or “seasonal affective disorder,” the gloomy feeling that often descends during months of cold, short days is pretty common, but it’s not inevitable. Stave off the winter blues with these tips. Soak up some faux sunshine. Natural light is in short supply throughout the winter, which is part of […]

Instant Pot Recipes You Need to Try

Pressure cookers are nothing new, but the Instant Pot’s user-friendly design—and the fast pace of the modern world—has made them more popular than ever. Put your Instant Pot to good use with these popular recipes. Instant Pot Broccoli and Cheese Soup [Bless This Mess]You’ll have no trouble hitting your daily requirement of veggies when you […]

Clever Closet Organization Tips for Renters

When you’re working with limited storage space, every square foot counts—and that goes for the master closet, too. If you want to make the most of your closet, try these organizational hacks touted by the experts. Pack away out-of-season ensembles. You’re probably not getting much mileage out of your tank tops and shorts at the moment, […]

Unique Eats for Super Bowl Sunday

There’s no way to know who will win Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3, but there’s one thing you can count on: there will be good food. If you’re in charge of an appetizer, make sure you pull your weight and bring one of these tasty, unique snacks for your friends. Sprigs in a Blanket […]

Get the Designer Look: Coffee Tables

Your coffee table is more than just a catch-all. It’s an opportunity to make a stylish statement right in the heart of your living room. Here are a few ways to revamp your coffee table. Artfully stack books. If you have your favorite novels tucked away on a bookshelf somewhere, put them on full display in […]

How to Hygge-ify Your Apartment

If you’re on top of current design trends, then you’ve probably heard of hygge. Of course, calling it an interior design trend wouldn’t be entirely accurate. “Hygge” refers to the Danish lifestyle, which focuses on finding contentment and happiness in simple things. Translated into interior design speak, hygge focuses on creating comfy spaces to share […]

Stick With Your Fitness Routine This Winter

When snow begins to fall outside, you might be tempted to curl up in your apartment and think about working out again in the spring. But it’s much easier to stay in your normal routine than to try to jump back in after a few months off! Here are a few ways to stay motivated. […]

New Year’s Resolutions Worth Making — and How to Keep Them

With New Year’s Eve on the horizon, it’s time to start thinking about your goals for 2019. Setting a resolution is easy—it’s keeping it that becomes tricky. This year, actually stick to your resolution by choosing a meaningful goal and taking baby steps toward it each day. Here are a few ideas to try for […]

Swanky Champagne-Free New Year’s Eve Cocktails

Champagne cocktails are so 2018. Usher in the new year with these unique and fizzy drinks that are as surprising as they are sparkling. Spiced Cherry Spritz [Bon Appetit]Lambrusco stars as the fizzy red replacement for champagne in this spiced cherry spritz. The sparkling wine mingles with classic Italian amaro to create the base of the […]

Stress Relief Tips for the Holidays

The holiday season is a time to gather with family around the tree, to go ice-skating and caroling, to crank up the festive tunes and sing along. But it’s also a time to brave the crowds at the mall, bake a few dozen different holiday cookies, and catch up with your entire extended family. Needless […]