Andreana 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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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...

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 ...

The Best Hammock Stands of 2023

Sitting in a hammock is one of the greatest summer pleasures and an excellent way to kick back on the weekend. But the comfiest hammock is only as good as its stand—the structure keeping ...

JULY 31, 2020 | FRIDAY
Enter Bob Vila’s 2020 Essential Power Tool Giveaway with Bosch today!

As summer heats up, it’s time to focus our energies for maximum efficiency. Your home and garage have projects awaiting your attention. But the results are only as good as the tools you u...

JULY 21, 2020 | TUESDAY
10 Things to Do ASAP When You’ve Been Hacked

Take this immediate action if your computer or accounts are breached so you can mitigate the damage and prevent further security risks.

Enter Bob Vila’s 2020 Portable Pizza Oven Giveaway with Gozney today!

The long days of summer are here, and with warmer temps comes the lure of outdoor dining. Whatever time of year, pizza is a family favorite, which is why we’ve partnered with Gozney Roccb...

JULY 3, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Bathroom Faucets of 2023

Bathroom faucets are one of the most heavily used fixtures in a home, often used throughout the day from washing in the morning to brushing teeth at night. It can be easy to overlook this...

JUNE 30, 2020 | TUESDAY
Enter Bob Vila's $4,800 "Power To Do It All" Giveaway with CRAFTSMAN today!

Whether you’re building a deck, updating your kitchen, or getting your yard in shape, you need a set of tools you can rely on. That’s why CRAFTSMAN designed the V20* System of cordless, b...

JUNE 28, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Shower Caddies Tested in 2023

Whether your daily shower is an energizing morning necessity or a relaxing evening ritual, the experience should be pleasurable, simple, and safe. Unfortunately, a slew of bath products o...