The Latest in Wellness

Wellness

How to Use CBD Oil Around the Home

Cannabidiol, otherwise known as CBD oil, has increased in popularity—yet many people are left wondering what it is or how it works. As it finds its way into homes across the country, it’s time to consider what CBD has to offer.

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Wellness

Are You Disrupting Your Home’s Valuable Microbiome?

A 2018 study suggested that regular use of traditional household cleaning products may be as damaging as smoking a pack a day. We take a look at what other practices have been disrupting our microbiomes and leaving us susceptible to allergies, asthma, and other autoimmune illnesses.

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Home Tech

A Bathroom Scale for the Design-Conscious Smart Home

The best bathroom scale for a minimalist home. The smart home scale provides weight, BMI, and body composition and works with smart devices and its app to help you—and up to five household members—easily manage weight.

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Wellness

Relieve Stress with These 8 Tips for Creating a Mindful Space in the Home

Creating a mindful space in the home can improve concentration, keep stress and anxiety levels down, and help you focus on the present. Here are 8 tips to help you create a mindful space at home.

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Renovation

What You Didn’t Know About Your Floors: The Surprising Truth Behind Carpets and Hardwoods

Even though hardwoods are thought to be safer and cleaner than carpet, they may not be as safe as you think. We reviewed the health implications of carpets and hardwoods and talked to a few allergy experts about which flooring type is better for your health.

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Wellness

Kitchen Habits for Eating Healthier and Reducing Waste

Registered dietician, mother, and Body Kindness author Rebecca Scritchfield weighs in on kitchen habits that can help you eat better, shop smarter, and waste less food.

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Kitchen

What Does That Food Label Really Mean? Your Kitchen Cabinets Decoded

Though some food labels may seem like marketing fluff, most are tightly regulated and can inform consumers of a food’s nutritional value, health claims, and manufacturing process. We talked to Jacquelyn Nyenhuis, a registered dietician, to get the lowdown on common food product labels.

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The Latest in Inspiration

Inspiration

Best Recipes for Kitchen Wallpaper

With wallpaper making a huge comeback, House Method outlines how to spice up kitchens of all kinds with wallpaper. Plus some tips and tricks to ensure that it’s always fresh, never stale.

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House Tours

Scraping the Surface: Inside a Painter’s Refined Wicker Park Home

Tour painter Mark Yee’s Wicker Park mansion on Beer Baron Row and see how the design team at Vincere Chicago turned a neglected mansion into a luxurious family home made for parties of seventy-five and coffee for two.

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Inspiration

Sherwin-Williams 2019 Color of the Year Is Straight Out of 1972

Sherwin-Williams 2019 color of the year is Cavern Clay, an earthy, ruddy shade that's a little bit Southwestern dessert, a little bit Wonder Years. See the rich new color and get styling ideas.

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Inspiration

Fall 2018 Interior Design Trend Predictions

Take a look at these 10 fall interior design predictions. Think deeper hues, metallic accents, and large pendant lights. We talked to a few interior design experts and got their take on the trends that are going to take off this season.

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House Tours

At Home with Shavonda Gardner

Inside the home of Shavonda Gardner of SG Style. See their cottage bungalow and get Shavonda’s take on how the family cut their footprint in half and have chosen to live intentionally small.

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Inspiration

Before & After: The Details of a Kitchen Designer’s Modern Kitchen Remodel

Kitchen designer Stephanie Pierce shows us the before and after of her total kitchen renovation. See how she maximized space, organization, and durability.

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Entertaining

24 Housewarming Gifts for Your Host or Hostess

Twenty-four housewarming gifts for your host or hostess that are better than a candle or a bottle of wine. For the cook, the beer lover, the decorator, the tech nerds, the socially responsible, and more.

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The Latest in Maintenance

Maintenance

How to Vacuum: The Ultimate Guide

The ultimate guide on how to vacuum with insight from experts at Dyson, Miele, Roomba Stanley Steemer, and more. We'll address how to pick the right vacuum for you, how to make the most of attachments, how to care for your floors, and even how vacuums work. But ultimately, we'll answer the question: Is there a right way to vacuum?

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Maintenance

Best Bathroom Cleaners of 2018

We’ve reviewed the best bathroom cleaner solutions, accessories, chemical-free options, and DIY recipes to keep your bathroom fresh and clean. Check out our 2018 bathroom cleaner guide.

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Bathroom

A Guide to Buying the
Best Shower Filter

Shower filters remove harmful elements like chlorine and chloramine from your water and can reduce dry skin, irritation, and hair loss. View our guide to the best shower filters of 2018.

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Curb Appeal

What You Can Do About Messy Neighbors

Advice from the pros about how you can solve the problem of messy neighbors. How you can broach the subject with your neighbors, what authorities you can appeal to for help, and how you can obscure the view.

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Maintenance

How to Clean Blinds of All Types

Dirty blinds can harbor dust, pet fur, and other allergens that affect the indoor air quality of your home. Learn how to clean blinds quickly and effectively with this step-by-step guide.

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Home Safety

How to Prepare for a Hurricane

Learn how to prepare for a hurricane with this complete guide detailing what to include in a disaster kit, how to secure your home, how to create a family emergency plan, and what steps are necessary to ensure safety for your family and pets.

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Maintenance

How to Clean a Grill

Start grilling season off right with a clean outdoor grill. Not only does a clean grill provide for better-tasting food, it prevents bacteria from building and is much safer than cooking on a dirty grill. Here’s your quick guide to a clean grill.

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