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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FEBRUARY 29, 2020 | SATURDAY
Enter Bob Vila's $3,000 Fireclay Kitchen Sink Giveaway with Bocchi today!

For practical, lasting luxury, look no further than a fireclay kitchen sink. The perfect blend of classic and contemporary home styling, farmhouse sinks, made of resilient fireclay, are m...

FEBRUARY 9, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Dusters to Clean Every Corner of Your Home

Getting rid of household dust—those pesky fine particles composed of plant pollen, human and animal dander, environmental pollution, and plain old dirt—is a constant battle. Because it’s ...

FEBRUARY 3, 2020 | MONDAY
Solved! How to Increase Humidity in a Dry House

Q: During the winter, the central heating in our home makes the air super dry. Not only do my nasal passages get inflamed, this year, I’m pretty sure that drops in temperature and humidit...

JANUARY 29, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
Buyer's Guide: Camping Chairs

Bring indoor comfort to the great outdoors with a lightweight, hardwearing, and collapsible camping chair. These can be wonderful companions, not just at the campground, but also at the b...

JANUARY 23, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Blackout Curtains for the Bedroom

Blackout curtains do more than just block out natural light. Top-quality blackout curtains also filter out some noise pollution (another disruption to your body’s natural rhythms) and pro...

JANUARY 20, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best String Trimmers for Yard Maintenance

String trimmers are designed to facilitate the maintenance of plant growth in those out-of-the-way areas. There are many different string trimmers out there. For help finding one that del...

JANUARY 19, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Power Hedge Trimmers for Landscaping

Hedges establish boundaries in landscaping, add privacy, and benefit curb appeal, but in order to look their best, they must be groomed. Power hedge trimmers are designed for this very pu...

JANUARY 17, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Snow Shovels for Clearing Paths and Driveways

Removing snow from your driveway the old-fashioned way might not be fun, but it's a good-for-the-earth way to clean up those wintry messes. Not all methods of ice and snow are removal are...

JANUARY 8, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
Buyer's Guide: Grout Sealers

Applying a high-quality, long-lasting grout sealer is one of the best ways to protect tile installations from water, dirt, oil and mold. Ahead, we've outlined the key considerations to be...

JANUARY 7, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Food Storage Containers for Your Fridge and Pantry

To cut back on food waste, have ingredients handy, or store items for later on, high-quality food storage containers are necessary to preserve freshness and nutrients. Keep reading for ou...