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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JANUARY 27, 2020 | MONDAY
20 Things You Never Knew About the Super Bowl

This year's big game, Super Bowl LIV, between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs takes place in Miami on February 2. Every year the game and spectacle that comes with it offer...

JANUARY 22, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
13 Brands That Are Changing the Way We Clean

Learn about the homegrown brands and family-inspired businesses that are transforming how we clean – from the inside out.

JANUARY 15, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
35 Ways to Use Ordinary Things in Extraordinary Ways

When used imaginatively, ordinary items can have practical magic. Here’s some inspiration for employing everyday household goods in unusual—and helpful—ways.

JANUARY 13, 2020 | MONDAY
The Most Common Household Crimes—And How to Protect Yourself in 2020

What's the best way to protect against household crime? Arm yourself with awareness and knowledge, and implement these suggestions for crime prevention in 2020.

JANUARY 10, 2020 | FRIDAY
The 13 Best Carpet Colors for the Home

Revamp your floors with new carpet colors that are both timeless and on trend.

JANUARY 6, 2020 | MONDAY
10 Easy Ways You Can Be a Better Neighbor

Loving thy neighbor can be harder than it sounds. But with a few simple practices, you can encourage the growth of friendly, mutually beneficial relationships, and turn your neighborhood ...

JANUARY 1, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
11 Purchases That Will Help You Go Trash Free in 2020

Instead of buying more, shop smart and cut down on waste this year – and every year. These 12 products will reduce waste and spending, and boost your quality of life too.

DECEMBER 26, 2019 | THURSDAY
15 Clever Buys to Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

Once the holidays are over, it’s time to rev up and start fresh. Why make sticking to your resolutions a chore? Here are a few stellar products that will super-charge your commitment to c...

DECEMBER 23, 2019 | MONDAY
These 10 Renovation Trends Will Be Popular in 2020

When you own a home, it never seems to be quite finished. In the quest to make it as comfortable, functional, and up to date as possible, there's always something to be repaired, replaced...

DECEMBER 16, 2019 | MONDAY
The Secrets Behind How Paint Brands Choose Their Colors of the Year

Why is one color singled out each year for color of the year status? Though top brands have their secrets, a few insiders have shared a little of the process with us. Read on for their in...