Andréana Lefton


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. Follow her on Twitter.

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JUNE 11, 2019 | TUESDAY
12 Things You Need to Know Before Shopping at Any Warehouse Club

Wholesale superstores like Costco, Sam’s Club, and BJ’s can save you up to 55 percent on some items. If you aren’t careful, though, you can find yourself considerably out of pocket. Read ...

MAY 23, 2019 | THURSDAY
The Cleanest (and Dirtiest) Cities in America

If you're looking for a new city to call home—or even just choosing a holiday destination—you’ll want to read this list first! Our collection of the cleanest and dirtiest cities in the Un...

MAY 23, 2019 | THURSDAY
10 Things the Landscaper Won’t Tell You for Free

You may trust their expertise, but even the best landscapers won’t tell you everything up front. Here are 10 pieces of insider info your landscaper may reveal only after being paid. Feel ...

MAY 16, 2019 | THURSDAY
20 Things You Should Never Leave Out in the Yard

With warm weather comes BBQs and yard work, pool parties and garage sales. Keep this list of items in mind before you head inside at night. You will reduce safety risks and ensure a happy...

MAY 6, 2019 | MONDAY
12 Things to Do As Soon As You Check Into a Hotel

The key to safe travel is staying aware at all times. This can be difficult when you factor in jet lag, unfamiliar languages, confusing surroundings, and all those little details you need...

16 Pro Tips for Painting Interior Doors

Give your doors a fresh coat and you’ll be surprised by the striking impact it has on a room.

APRIL 22, 2019 | MONDAY
15 Old Houses That Are Now Museums

House museums are an intimate, at times breathtaking, way to experience history. If your next vacation takes you near any of these 15 architectural and historical gems, drop in for some a...

APRIL 16, 2019 | TUESDAY
These Bugs Are Your Garden's Biggest Threat This Spring

Spring has sprung, and your garden is about to burst into bloom. But wait! What are those holes in your rose leaves? For a happy, healthy garden, keep an eye out for the telltale damage c...

10 Home Trends That People Either Love or Hate

When a design trend catches fire, controversy is sure to follow. Sometimes the debate is purely aesthetic, but occasionally the objections run deeper, touching on environmental or cultura...

APRIL 1, 2019 | MONDAY
Do These Things to Keep from Overspending on Regular Shopping Trips

Temptations are pesky little things. They sneak up on us when we're at our weakest, when we’re hungry, tired, or stressed. Resist the lure of overspending on your next shopping trip by fo...