Andréana Lefton

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Andréana Lefton is a writer and educator, focusing on human rights and creating spaces of refuge—in our homes and communities. As a documentary researcher, she has freelanced with The Guardian as well as NPR- and BBC-affiliates. She’s written for On Being, the United Nations, and many non-profit clients in the US, UK, Europe, and Middle East. All that she knows of garden care and interior design she learned from her artistic mother, Jacqueline. She now applies these skills to her life in Chattanooga, TN, where home is an urban art studio with books piled everywhere. Read more at www.aelefton.org and follow her on Twitter.

Browse By Tag

  • (26)
  • (10)
  • (10)
  • (9)
  • (8)
  • (7)
  • (6)
  • (6)
  • (6)
  • (6)
  • (6)
  • (5)
  • (5)
  • (4)
  • (4)
NOVEMBER 27, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
20 Practical Products That Make Great Gifts

This holiday season, make life a little easier for the ones you love. Instead of guessing, skim our list of 20 practical gifts for family, friends, and coworkers. These presents won’t onl...

NOVEMBER 26, 2019 | TUESDAY
16 American Towns That Have Never Seen Snow

Climate extremes are hitting the United States hard these days. There are, however, still quite a few locations that snow hasn’t touched in recent memory. Check out this sampling of 16 sn...

NOVEMBER 26, 2019 | TUESDAY
Here's How Much of Each Popular Thanksgiving Food Gets Consumed Each Year

If you think you overdo it at the holidays, just take a look at these numbers for how much the rest of America eats at Thanksgiving.

NOVEMBER 11, 2019 | MONDAY
11 Houses That Went Viral This Year

“Going viral” can mean fame—or infamy. Here are a dozen houses that secured their 15 minutes of fame in unusual ways.

NOVEMBER 8, 2019 | FRIDAY
8 Things You Should Keep in Your Fridge (But Shouldn't Eat)

Food safety is no joke. According to the FDA, harmful bacteria like listeria can live inside your fridge and cause illness. Fridge temperature, cleanliness, and organization are your best...

OCTOBER 28, 2019 | MONDAY
10 Steps to Get Your Garage Ready for Winter

Winter is coming, and you better get your home ready to withstand the season. And that includes one of the most oft-overlooked clutter magnets in the house—your garage!

OCTOBER 24, 2019 | THURSDAY
7 Reasons to Be a No-Shoes House

No-shoes households sometimes get a bad rap. But the science behind shoe removal is too compelling to be ignored. So, stop judging yourself for asking guests to remove their shoes, and in...

OCTOBER 23, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
The 25 Most Hauntingly Beautiful Cemeteries in America

It’s not only ghosts who haunt cemeteries. You, too, can spend time in some of our nation’s most beautiful and storied burial grounds, dating back to the Civil War and earlier. Fall is th...

OCTOBER 22, 2019 | TUESDAY
Here’s How Much House Flippers Actually Make

The reality shows make it seem like a surefire way to rake in some dough, but is flipping a house truly a royal road to riches? Read on to find out what real people make on a flip.

OCTOBER 21, 2019 | MONDAY
The 22 Coolest Pumpkin Displays Across the Country

Fall is in the air: clear days, crisp nights, and… pumpkins everywhere. If you're in the mood for a stunning pumpkin display, look no further than these festivals.