Andreana 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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APRIL 21, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Brooms for Household Chores

One of the most relied-upon household cleaning tools is also one of the simplest. The first brooms were nothing more than sticks attached to a bristled head of bound-together twigs, fiber...

APRIL 21, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Shower Curtains for the Bathroom

Besides adding privacy, shower curtains introduce softness and style to the bathroom. Shower curtains also help prevent water from escaping the shower stall, but that's not their main fun...

APRIL 20, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Microfiber Cloths for Cleaning

With cleaning an ever-pressing priority for us all, how can we better protect ourselves from germs, pollen, dander, dirt and dust? Microfiber cloths may be the answer. These super-soft cl...

APRIL 16, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best First Aid Kits for Home or On the Go

Whether you cut yourself while opening the mail at home or while scrambling over rocks on a forest hike, you’ll want to have a first aid kit on hand and within easy reach. Of course, firs...

APRIL 15, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
Enter Bob Vila’s 2020 Perfect Grill Giveaway with IG Charcoal BBQ today!

With BBQ season fast approaching, you want a grill you can rely on, one that delivers delicious, consistent results. Look no further than IG Charcoal BBQ Grills. Their mobile stainless st...

APRIL 13, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Shelving Options for the Garage

It’s quite difficult to get anything accomplished in a cluttered garage or workshop where supplies, tools, and other gear can’t be easily accessed, let alone found. While there are variou...

APRIL 13, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Clothes Drying Rack for “Greener” Laundry

One of the easiest ways to save energy (and money) is to air-dry your clothes. After all, clothes dryers are one of the biggest energy hogs in any home. By leaving these appliances out of...

APRIL 11, 2020 | SATURDAY
The Best Alarm Clocks for the Bedroom

The wrong alarm clock can be jarring at best, ineffective at worst. The right alarm clock, however, can help you rise and shine. For less stress and more mojo in the morning, read our gui...

APRIL 9, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Lawn Edgers for the Yard

Whether your yard is large or small, minimally landscaped or filled with flower beds, one of the easiest ways to keep it looking sharp is to invest in a quality lawn edger to tame unruly ...

MARCH 31, 2020 | TUESDAY
Enter Bob Vila's 360 Degrees of Spring Giveaway with Troy-Bilt today!

This April, we’re partnering with Troy-Bilt® for America’s homeowners, gardeners and outdoor enthusiasts to have a chance to win the ultimate lawn care tool: a zero-turn riding mower. Tod...