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Stop the Stress: 15 Real People Share Their Go-To Relaxation Methods — The New Way to Weekend

At the end of a long, stressful day, what do you most look forward to? Everyone has a different way of unwinding—for some people it's plopping down on the couch to watch their favorite show on Netflix, for others, it's going to the gym or taking a long hot shower. There's pretty much no limit to how you can relax and de-stress. READ MORE »

Check Out Favorite Cartoon Characters, Recreated by a Drag Queen

(Image credit: @phiphiohara/Instagram) For anyone who's watched RuPaul's Drag Race or has seen your local queens perform in person, you know that drag is an art form. Well, here's a project that is art times 365. Last year, Phi Phi O'Hara...Show More Summary

A Simple-Chic Small Flat in London — House Tour

Name: Sheyee Wong (and sometimes Anthony Lau) Location: Stoke Newington, London Size: 575 square feet Years lived in: Owned for 3 ½ years Originally from Hong Kong, Sheyee Wong moved to Calgary in Canada with her family when she was young, before coming to London on her own over a decade ago. Show More Summary

Snail Mucus Isn't the Only Reason Korean Beauty is Big Right Now

If the words sheet mask, Peach & Lily, 10-step skincare routine, and BB cream are familiar to you, then you're probably up on the Korean beauty trend, which continues to grow in popularity in the US—partly because it's lauded as a more natural, intentional approach to skincare, and partly because of the ridiculously cute packaging. Show More Summary

The Budget Bathroom Upgrade: How To Refresh Your Bathroom for Under $100 — Cheap Thrills

(Image credit: Arlyn Hernandez) It's easy to skip out on jazzing up your bathroom when you have so many other rooms (that guests see often) in your home to tackle. I get it; I'm often guilty of neglecting the space in favor of buying...Show More Summary

Argentina Announced An Awesome Money-Saving Travel Deal

Looking to visit the country of wine, steak, and tango? Argentina announced a travel deal that will save you quite a bit on your stay in the beautiful South American country. READ MORE »

A Costco Playhouse Gets a Charming Scandi Makeover

Name: The Three Amigos (3 year old, and twin 5 year olds) Location: Vancouver, Canada After Melissa snatched up a pretty cute playhouse from Costco, she started dreaming up an adorable upgrade. Life got in the way, as it so often does, so it took awhile for the playhouse to get an upgrade. Show More Summary

The Pinterest-Proven Formula for the Ultimate Cozy Bedroom

(Image credit: My Scandinavian Home) Let's do an experiment. Navigate over to Pinterest, type the phrase "cozy bedroom" into the search bar, and see what comes up. Pretty specific, right? It seems the internet has decided there's a clear-cut...Show More Summary

Target's Presidents Day Sale: Our Picks for the Best Deals

It's the third Monday in February, and that means in addition to celebrating George Washington's birthday (February 22, 1732, in case you were wondering) with a day off, many a car dealership, mattress store, and big box retailer use the bank holiday to offer a deal. Show More Summary

Wooden Wall Designs: 30 Striking Bedrooms That Use The Wood Finish Artfully

Modern materials mean new homes are not always made from wood. More expensive and fire-friendly than their brick or plaster rivals, wooden walls are a desirable, but not always economical, option. Keep the warmth and glow of wood inside your home, with these thirty wooden wall bedroom designs. A full-scale alternative to wooden wall décor […]

10 Phone Charging Docks & Stations That Actually Look Good — Annual Guide 2017

If seeing the 10-percent battery alert pop up on your smartphone sends you scrambling for a charger you can never find when you need it, it may be time to give your phone a proper home. Make a small investment in one of these stylish refueling stations—most are $50 or less!—to wrangle the cord chaos once and for all. READ MORE »

Heading Toward Affordable Medical Technology with the Olive Next-Gen Hearing Aid

Glittering like a faceted jewel, this invaluable little piece of tech looks more like a fancy wireless earbud than a medical device. Many people who could benefit from wearing hearing aids choose not to because of the social stigma, not to mention the prohibitively high cost. The “Olive” device by Korean-based company Olive Union gets […]

7 Interesting & Unusual Kitchen Countertops That Totally Work — Kitchn

(Image credit: Domestic Imperfection) From Kitchn ? 7 Unusual Kitchen Countertops That Totally Work READ MORE »

First Time Homebuyers On: What We Wish We Knew Before Buying — Real Life Advice

Before you've done something, it's pretty hard to know what you don't know. When it comes to the complicated, terrifying steps required to buy your first home, there's a lot of opportunity to not know. First-time home buyers Tiffany and Alan Goldstein bought a cute, chic Austin bungalow — and learned a few things about buying a home in the process. READ MORE »

So, What's a Pre-War Apartment? — New York Style

If you've ever searched for an apartment in New York City, you've probably heard the term "pre-war" before, but are you familiar with what it means? Pre-war apartments refer to buildings that were constructed before 1939 (AKA those that were built before World War II began). READ MORE »

#37: To Brass… Or Not To Brass?

In this episode we’re talking about what women “should” and “shouldn’t” have around the house (Sherry’s guilty of at least one!) and we’re diving deep into the question of metal finishes. Should they all match within a room? How about...Show More Summary

A Bright Detroit Rental Loft Full of Local Pride — House Tour

Name: Lori Location: Downtown — Detroit, Michigan Size: 1,195 square feet Years lived in: Rented 1.5 years Lori's downtown Detroit apartment is a good example of a space that appreciates functionality and modernism, but still manages to be a warm, welcoming home. Show More Summary

(More Than) Three's Company: Suzanne Somers' Palm Springs Pad Is for Sale — House of the Day

Come and knock on her door: Suzanne Somers is selling her lovely Palm Springs home for $14.5 million. READ MORE »

How Not to Be Miserable at Work: 3 Lessons I’ve Learned Being My Own Boss

It's been more than three years since I quit my day job and dove into freelance writing full-time. Being your own boss sure has its perks (hello, afternoon naps), but it's not all gravy all the time. I've learned many lessons over the...Show More Summary

Your Favorite Designers at Home: The Heralded Alvar Aalto's Unassuming Helsinki Abode

Alvar Aalto, the Finnish architect and designer of the ubiquitous 3-legged stool (that spawned a perhaps even more ubiquitous IKEA knockoff), was also the creator of a lovely, very modern and yet very cozy, home on the outskirts of Helsinki. Show More Summary

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