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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OCTOBER 18, 2019 | FRIDAY
Grime Fighters: 11 Ultra Powerful Products That Cut Your Cleaning Time in Half

Save time without sacrificing cleanliness with these mighty cleaning products for the home. No stain, scum, or smell can handle the battle against them. As an added bonus, many of the pro...

SEPTEMBER 27, 2019 | FRIDAY
35 Ways to Decorate for Fall When You’re Sick of Pumpkins

With cooler weather comes changing colors—and our favorite fall holidays. Tired of celebrating the season with the same old clichés? This year, set your inner DIYer free with these origin...

SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 | MONDAY
Paint by Numbers: Top Paint Brands Reveal Their Most Popular Colors

Strike the balance between timeless and on trend with these 12 paint colors selected by top experts for their widespread popularity and visual appeal. You can't go wrong if you choose one...

SEPTEMBER 13, 2019 | FRIDAY
Ditch the Disposable: 10 Reusable Goods Every Household Needs

Helping the Earth often comes down to small, daily decisions—like choosing reusable products rather than disposable goods. To make it even easier for you, we gathered the best innovations...

SEPTEMBER 10, 2019 | TUESDAY
Are You Ready for Disaster? 11 Things You Can Do Now to Prepare for Emergencies

You don’t need to be a pessimist to know that natural disasters can strike at any time. An earthquake, flood, hurricane, or other extreme weather event can force you and your family to ev...

AUGUST 27, 2019 | TUESDAY
More Than a Dozen Free Resources That Will Make You a Better Homeowner

Considering all the associated responsibilities and costs, homeownership can sometimes seem like a full-time job. But your home should be a place where you can unwind and enjoy life, not ...

AUGUST 22, 2019 | THURSDAY
10 Reasons to Consider Switching to Smart Light Bulbs

You’ve heard of LEDs. You’re aware of compact fluorescent lights (CFLs). So what’s the next big idea in home illumination? They’re called smart bulbs, and they connect to your smart devic...

AUGUST 12, 2019 | MONDAY
10 Things That Make You a Magnet for Mosquitoes

Are you always covered with mosquito bites while your friends seem blissfully unaffected? It's annoying to be a mosquito magnet, but it's also potentially hazardous to your health, becaus...

AUGUST 12, 2019 | MONDAY
These are the Biggest Electricity Hogs in Your Home

Households gobble up more than 30 percent of the electricity consumed in the United States. Sure, efficiency has improved over the years, but consumers continue to buy increasing numbers ...

AUGUST 6, 2019 | TUESDAY
These Are the Most Common Appliance Repairs

Household appliances help keep your life running smoothly. When they break down unexpectedly, routines—and budgets—get thrown off. That's why it's so important to budget for appliance mai...