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A Chic Austin Bungalow's Decked-Out Christmas Decor — House Tour

Name: Tiffany and Alan Goldstein Location: Austin, Texas Size: 1064 square feet Years lived in: Owned for 10 Months If Tiffany and Alan's place looks familiar, it's because we toured their lovely home sans holiday decor a few months ago ? A Chic "New Traditional" Austin Bungalow. Show More Summary

Here Are the 100 Books Amazon Thinks You Should Read Before You Die

If your New Year's resolution is to read more in 2018 but don't know where to start, Amazon editors have got you covered. They've put together a list of the 100 books to read in a lifetime, which covers fiction and nonfiction, with writers that range from Doris Kearns Goodwin to Shel Silverstein. READ MORE »

Before & After: This Laundry Room Is Now Loads More Bright

Morgan and her husband recently bought a home and, little by little, are updating each room. First up, the laundry room. One of the things that sold them on the house was having a mud room off the garage, complete with a washer and dryer. As handy as that is, the room was very dark with brown walls, brown cabinets and was desperately in need of an update. READ MORE »

Can This Tool Really Make Sifting Through Amazon Product Reviews Easier?

If slogging through product reviews before making a purchasing decision takes all the joy out of buying something new, then you may want to try this new artificial intelligence (AI)-driven product review consolidator. It says it will...Show More Summary

10 Natural Cleaning Recipes Everyone Should Know by Heart

Is your cleaning mantra "When in doubt, douse it in bleach"? While you might feel confident your house is sanitary and squeaky clean, you can't always trust that your health isn't suffering—the problem with many household chemical cleaners is that they're actually toxic to your health. READ MORE »

17 Small Space Hosting Hacks (From Tiny Home Dwellers Who Know Best)

"We have plenty of room. Plenty of towels. Plenty of everything." The Griswold family home in "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" (otherwise known as the best Christmas movie ever) did have plenty of room—though that didn't stopShow More Summary

A "Mountain Modern" Cabin in the Woods — House Tour

Name: Amanda and Courtney Sprinkling-Felt, and daughter Georgia Location: Stevenson, Washington Size: 1,800 square feet on 28 acres Years lived in: 1 year, owned When Courtney saw a foreclosure listing for a "retreat" on 28 acres in remote Stevenson, Washington, she thought it could be the perfect woodsy getaway for her family. Show More Summary

Check Out Abbi Jacobson's New Mid-Century Home

Looks like New Yorker Abbi Jacobson is putting down roots out west. The Broad City co-creator and star scooped up a mid-century pad in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles, according to Variety. READ MORE »

Have Some Holiday Fun with Balls

Have you every noticed how much the holidays are all about balls? Rum balls. Cheese balls. Mistletoe kissing balls. Ball ornaments. Balls, balls and more balls. So, in the spirit of the season, this post is about origami. Just kidding. Show More Summary

Must Love Books: Ideas For How to Stylishly Fit More Books Into Your Tiny Home

I am winning the battle against clutter. Okay, not winning, but, after 33 years of struggle, I'm definitely putting up a good fight. One notable exception: books. At any given time, I will always have more books than I can possibly read in my lifetime, and certainly more than I can squeeze onto my meager shelves. Show More Summary

You Can Stay In This Convincing Hobbit House

Not everyone has the interest or the carpentry skills required to build a personal hobbit hole from scratch. Still, that doesn't stop people from wanting to experience life as a fictional, vertically challenged individual with a larger than average shoe size. Show More Summary

The Curiously Zen Gift That's Perfect for Everyone on Your List (and for You, Too)

This year, we searched long and hard to bring you the very best gifts for everyone on your list. I was surprised—and delighted—to discover that the most purchased gift from our 2017 Gift Guides by readers was also one of my favorites. If you have not already experienced it, allow me to introduce you to the joy that is Paint by Sticker. READ MORE »

Peek Inside Brangelina's Former $55 Million Long Island Estate

Before their very public split in September 2016, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt owned some pretty posh property. While their names were never on the deed to this 47 acre Long Island estate, they did call it home for part of 2009. READ MORE »

Here's Exactly How Many Bugs Are In Your Real Christmas Tree

We obsess over proper watering, fire hazards, and pet safety — but do we ever really think about what our real Christmas trees might be adding to our home other than holiday cheer? READ MORE »

First Time Homebuyer? 6 Essentials to Take With You On a House Hunt

Whether you're looking for a home right now or plan to be on the hunt some time next year, don't just stumble into a house hunt unprepared. While the process is exciting, there might be a few things you want to make sure you have on hand during the search so you can hunt for the home of your dreams smarter. READ MORE »

?This Weekend: Help Keep Yourself Up And Running This Holiday — Weekend Project

No one wants to live life in a hyper-paranoid state, and some things we have to accept as out of our control. But when it comes spreading sickness in our own households, a small amount of extra care can make a big difference between catching a cold or flu, and staying healthy. Show More Summary

A Designer's Own Rustic Modern English Home — House Tour

Name: Kay Prestney, husband Andy, and their children Bella and Finn Location: Essex/Suffolk border, UK Years lived in: 9 years Freelance interior designer, stylist and self-confessed Scandi junkie Kay Prestney and her family — husband Andy and children Bella and Finn — are all set to celebrate the festive season in style in their cozy country home. Show More Summary

A Small Southwestern Modern Studio in Downtown Oklahoma City — House Call

"I've been into interior design for awhile and living in a studio has been a fun challenge," writes Lyndsey, who shares this small studio apartment with her rescue dog Tux. "A lot of people couldn't handle living in one large room, but...Show More Summary

100+ Years of Tradition: Vintage Retail Holiday Window Displays Through the Years

Long ago, before anybody had even dreamed of the internet, people did their holiday shopping in a charmingly analog way: by scoping out gifts in store windows. Then, in 1883, the smart folks at the Macy's department store in New York City realized that they could draw even more people to their store windows by putting on a show. Show More Summary

Read This Before You Paint Your Old, Peeling Radiator

Radiators are hot topics for apartment dwellers. We love them, we hate them, we cover them, we camouflage them, we paint them, we do makeover after makeover trying to help them blend in. If yours sticks out like a sore thumb or just use a refresh you maybe wondering if paint affects the radiator's efficiency. Show More Summary

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