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.

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MARCH 22, 2018 | THURSDAY
Love Old Houses? These Are the AirBnBs for You

Do you have an appreciation for historic homes and old-time architecture? Then consider booking your vacation lodging through Airbnb. The virtual hospitality service, which connects users...

FEBRUARY 14, 2018 | WEDNESDAY
15 Places Every American Should Visit at Least Once

From the Empire State Building to the Grand Canyon, America has countless iconic sites within its borders. Gain a greater appreciation for our nation's history, natural beauty, and archit...

FEBRUARY 9, 2018 | FRIDAY
20 Common Household Items That May Be Harming Your Pet

As any pet-loving homeowner can attest, playful dogs and fluffy felines liven up the house and enrich our lives. But did you know that many people unwittingly expose their pets to harmful...

JANUARY 25, 2018 | THURSDAY
30 Things You Never Buy at the Grocery Store—But Should

It’s winter, time to hibernate and stock up on essentials. Keep your pantry full of goodness—and your home shipshape—with this list of 30 high-quality budget products for home and kitchen...

JANUARY 12, 2018 | FRIDAY
The 8 Easiest Ways to Eliminate Bathroom Odor

Is your bathroom plagued with lingering odors? Freshen up the space and create a welcoming atmosphere with these eight tricks.

DECEMBER 21, 2017 | THURSDAY
10 National Parks That Look More Stunning in the Snow

Seeking a little winter relaxation? Break away from your fireplace and head for the great outdoors. Far from the holiday hustle and bustle, and from winter chores like shoveling the walkw...

DECEMBER 11, 2017 | MONDAY
8 Colors You Didn’t Know Were Trademarked

Thanks to marketing and advertising, consumers often associate colors with a particular brand—think Tiffany Blue or Post-it canary yellow. Some companies trademark their signature hues to...

NOVEMBER 22, 2017 | WEDNESDAY
7 Houseplants with Secret Health Benefits

Nature is restorative: A walk in the woods or on the beach can do wonders for your mental and physical well-being. Even the tiniest dose of greenery—in the form of a houseplant, for examp...