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Maintenance

The Best Child-Safe Cleaning Products

It's plain and simple: you want to keep your family safe from harmful chemicals. Here are our favorite child-safe cleaning products we've come across.

Inspiration

Kanso: A Japanese Living Practice & Celebration in Simplicity

You’ve heard of feng shui and wabi-sabi, now get the low-down on kanso, the Japanese interior design concept the celebrates simplicity, grace, and beauty.

Real Estate

How to Win in the Most Competitive Summer Real Estate Markets

We talk to Raleigh, NC, real estate agent Corey Short about how buyers and sellers alike can gain advantages in 2018's hottest real estate markets.

Wellness

How to Get Great Sleep While Traveling: Pack a Mini Sound Machine

We took the Marpac Rohm travel sound machine on a trip to a busy Chicago hotel and put it to the test. Here's how the powerful little machine fared against 24/7 elevator noise.

Inspiration

Flavor Paper: The Handcrafted Papers

We had the opportunity to chat with Kalin Siegwald, manager of creative at Flavor Paper, and learn about the company’s unique wallpaper collections and eco-friendly manufacturing process.

Inspiration

OLIVIA + POPPY: The Bold Papers

Part one of our wallpaper series: We interviewed Jamie Graney, CEO and founder of OLIVIA + POPPY, and got her take on breaking into the wallpaper industry.

Bedroom

How to Create a Feng Shui Bedroom

Transform your ordinary bedroom into a space that inspires, promotes balance, and encourages feelings of tranquility. Here’s how to perfect the feng shui bedroom.

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Wellness

Maintenance

How to Save Energy During the Summer

Making simple energy-efficient changes to your home can save you from paying hefty utility bills this summer. Beat the heat, practice environmental responsibility, and lower your energy bills with these nine home upgrades.

Wellness

How to Get Great Sleep While Traveling: Pack a Mini Sound Machine

We took the Marpac Rohm travel sound machine on a trip to a busy Chicago hotel and put it to the test. Here's how the powerful little machine fared against 24/7 elevator noise.

Wellness

8 Ways to Prep Your Home for Allergy Season

While spring is synonymous with warmer weather and blooming flowers, for many, it’s also synonymous with allergy symptoms. Here are eight ways you can reduce symptoms by prepping your home for allergy season.

Maintenance

Making the Right Choice with Child-Safe Cleaning Products

Keep your kids safe and your home sparkling. Here’s what you need to know about chemical cleaning products in your home, what to avoid, and how to choose kid-friendly products.

Home Gym

How to Create a Home Yoga or Meditation Studio: An Interview with a Yoga Teacher

Learn how to create a peaceful, simple home yoga studio or meditation room that fits your space and your practice.

Wellness

The Best White
Noise Apps

Sleep, relax, and work easier with help of a white noise app. We’ve considered ease of use, options, and unique features. Here are our recommendations.

Wellness

9 Home Tech Devices for
a Healthier Home

What if we told you that technology could actually promote health and wellness in the home? Here are nine tech products for a healthier home.

Lifestyle

Garden

Community Gardening: Fostering a Closer Connection
with the Land

Community gardens are a great opportunity for city dwellers to grow their own food, eat healthier, live more sustainably, and connect with neighbors. See the contributions of community and urban gardening around the US and how you can get involved.

Inspiration

The Imminent Rise of Wabi-Sabi and What It Means About Our Obsession with Our Homes

The Japanese philosophy of wabi-sabi, the acceptance and even embrace of the imperfect and incomplete, is back in vogue this year for those who are just tired of folding the laundry. So what does this say about our obsession with having beautiful homes?

Wellness

How to Create a Home Where a Family Can Thrive: An Interview with Kimberley Blaine

Fostering a healthy family begins at home. Here’s how marriage and family therapist Kimberley Blaine creates a home where a family can thrive.

Inspiration

Artists in Residence: Artists’ Residencies and the Relationship Between Creativity and Space

Each year, scores of artists take a break from their daily routines and participate in artists’ residencies. With a new setting and dedicated time to create, what happens at the intersection of place and creativity?

Inspiration

Intentionally Small Living: How Americans Are Embracing the Idea of Living Small (and How You Can Too)

The average American occupies more than 1,020 square feet of developed real estate, but many Americans are choosing to live differently—that is, choosing to live intentionally small.

Garden

Homesteading 101

Find out everything you need to know about homesteading in this helpful guide. You’ll learn how to get started as well as the challenges and benefits you can expect along the way.