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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MAY 16, 2020 | SATURDAY
Our 10 Favorite Compost Bins for Eco-Savvy Gardeners

Ready, set, compost! Turn your kitchen and garden scraps into black gold—homemade humus, that is—with compost bins in a variety of sizes, styles, and materials.

MAY 14, 2020 | THURSDAY
How to Spring Clean in Just One Day

Need some motivation for a total spring refresh? Follow these 8 steps for a whole-home clean in a fraction of the time.

MAY 7, 2020 | THURSDAY
11 Ways to Make Your Groceries Go Further

Reduce waste and make fewer trips to the grocery store with these simple strategies for healthy, sustainable eating.

MAY 5, 2020 | TUESDAY
12 Tips for Bringing Fewer Germs into the Home

Keep your home safe with these simple tweaks to your daily routine. With these tips in mind, you can cut down on microbes that are easily tracked inside.

APRIL 27, 2020 | MONDAY
10 Places on Earth with a Giant Trash Problem

Each day, humans generate 3.5 million tons of solid waste around the world. Here are a few of the spots where that trash really piles up.

APRIL 10, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Reusable Products You Can Snag from Amazon

Don't hesitate any longer. Switching from single-use items to reusable goods is easy and affordable. Add these must-have reusable household supplies to your shopping card the next time yo...

10 Ways You Can Help Your Community During a Pandemic

Strengthen community spirit during the time of Covid-19 by following expert advice and pooling talents and resources to keep everyone safe.

25 of the Best Household Chores for Kids of Every Age

These age-appropriate tasks will build your kids’ confidence and expand their life skills.

12 Jobs to Do Around the House Instead of Going to the Gym

Get motivated and get moving with household tasks that burn calories, tone muscles, and boost mental health.

MARCH 31, 2020 | TUESDAY
15 Places to Paint Before Putting Your House on the Market

Paint can go a long way toward making a house more sellable. Here are the key spots both inside and outside your home that should get a fresh coat before it goes on the market.