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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SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Beach Chairs for Seaside Lounging

Ah, the beach, where you can sit on the sand and chill to the sound of the waves. But don’t settle for laying on a towel. Up your comfort factor with a beach chair so you skip the sandy g...

SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 | TUESDAY
Bob Vila's $3,500 Ultimate Fall Project Laser Giveaway with Kapro Tools

Fall is here and with it, the season for home improvement. Any time you tackle a project, large or small, there is one thing you will definitely need: precise measurements. However, tradi...

SEPTEMBER 4, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Bed Frames for Support and Elevation

A good night’s sleep is the foundation of a healthy life. And the foundation of good sleep is your bed frame. While consumers tend to give a lot of attention to their mattress choice, the...

SEPTEMBER 4, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Linen Sheets for Clean, Crisp Bedding

It’s no wonder the ancient Egyptians revered linen cloth. Traditionally woven from flax fibers, linen is durable, absorbent, and fast-drying. Its cooling, hypoallergenic properties make i...

AUGUST 31, 2020 | MONDAY
Bob Vila’s $3,000 “Inside and Out” Fall Cleaning Giveaway with HOOVER

Every season has its rhythm. In fall, there’s a sense of purpose in the air. It’s time to organize, declutter, and clean from top to bottom, inside your house and out. All that cleaning c...

AUGUST 21, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Reusable Straws to Use at Home and On the Go

Americans use more than 100 million single-use plastic straws per year, most of which end up in a landfill. Reusable straws are an eco-friendly alternative. Of course, among reusable stra...

AUGUST 15, 2020 | SATURDAY
Enter Bob Vila's $3,000 Clean Water, Healthy Home Giveaway with A. O. Smith today!

August is National Water Quality Month, and we’re celebrating by bringing clean, healthy water to American homes. Few things can impact our health as much as water. Our bodies are almost ...

AUGUST 8, 2020 | SATURDAY
The Best Clothes Steamers for a Crisp Wardrobe

Clothes steamers have fast become the go-to alternative to ironing. Shop owners and fashion experts were once the primary users of these handy machines that rid clothes of both wrinkles a...

AUGUST 7, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Bed Pillows for a Comfortable Sleep

The best bed pillows do more than prop up your head when you’re resting. They provide your entire body with ergonomic support, no matter your preferred sleep position. Ones of true qualit...

AUGUST 4, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Hammock Stand for All Day Relaxation

Gently rocking out in a hammock is one of the greatest summer pleasures, but even the comfiest hammock is only as good as its stand—the structure keeping it, and you, well off the ground....