~Home & Garden~

20 genius tips for living with less plastic
It's impossible to completely avoid plastic, but we have compiled the 20 most effective ways to limit your exposure.
Your own relaxing retreat: tips for designing a dream backyard escape
Tips and inspiration for designing a backyard oasis that's functional and beautiful.
The true story of a Victorian swindler and his spectacular underwater bachelor palace
Upon first glance, Witley Park in Surrey, UK is just like any other extravagant Victorian mansion. But look closer.
25 genius kitchen hacks to cut food waste and save big money
We have collected the most creative, brilliant, and easy ways to reduce food waste while getting the most out of your groceries. You will regret not knowing these before!
9 bedroom plants that help you breathe free and sleep better
Plants (and the dirt in which they sit) absorb many harmful particulates and produce oxygen—effectively acting as natural air filters.
The surprising story of how the sleeper sofa became a household staple
No other piece of furniture is so polarizing. It is at once expressive of good old fashioned American ingenuity and low-brow petty thrift.
Miso magic: 12 ways to incorporate this superfood into your regular diet
Miso is a superfood packed with vitamins, minerals, enzymes and probiotics. Here's how to add it to your diet.
Crazy timelapse video shows what houseplants are doing while we’re away
This timelapse shows plants waving and dancing like nobody's business and it's mesmerizing.
Yes, a man named Murphy did invent the Murphy Bed
While the iconic hidden bed featured in Chaplin's slapstick, it was made for love. And these days, saving space is a serious matter.
7 cleaning tips from a mom who hates cleaning
Keeping my home clean is just never going to be my strong suit, but it doesn't have to be my nightmare either! These seven tips are the ultimate lifesaver.
8 odd things you can candy, from beets to vanilla beans
Thinking outside the candied box allows for some adventures in garnishing—and a solution to wasted kitchen bits.