Ayn Monique Klahre

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Ayn-Monique Klahre is a writer, editor, and content director. She spent 12 years as a magazine editor at titles including Woman's Day, FamilyFun, and Good Housekeeping working on stories about all things home, DIY, and lifestyle—from decorating and entertaining to home improvement and organization. In 2017, Ayn-Monique said goodbye to NYC and moved with her husband and two daughters to North Carolina. Now based in Raleigh, she advises brands and businesses on creative strategy and corporate content. She also continues to create editorial, e-commerce, and branded content for media outlets, such as Real Simple, Business Insider, The Kitchn, and The New York Times. Ayn-Monique Klahre on LinkedIn

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JULY 25, 2017 | TUESDAY
10 Things a Coffee Maker Can Do—Besides Brew Coffee

Ah, your coffee machine! It’s your daily savior first thing in the morning—because does anything smell better than a fresh-brewed pot of coffee? But the appliance also heats water up to a...

JULY 20, 2017 | THURSDAY
13 Amazing Floating Homes Around the World

Come summer, you can’t help but think: Wouldn’t it be amazing to live right ON the water? Well, if you lived in one of these homes, you could! We’ve rounded up some of the most stunning f...

JULY 11, 2017 | TUESDAY
These Popular Plants Might Actually Be Bad for Your Garden

Invasive plants are a special breed. It's not that they’re aggressive, crowding out their neighbors; nor are they weeds, which are just plants that are growing in the wrong place. Invasiv...

JULY 6, 2017 | THURSDAY
9 Clever Landscaping Hacks for Your Best-Ever Yard

A well-maintained yard lends major curb appeal to your home, but creating a picture-perfect lawn and garden is no easy feat. If your yard could use a little refreshing, take a look at the...

JULY 6, 2017 | THURSDAY
How To: Remove Sweat Stains

Yellowing on your favorite dress shirt or old tee typically suggests that it's time to add it to your rag collection. Though it's common to call sweat the culprit behind these unsightly s...

JUNE 29, 2017 | THURSDAY
The Best U.S. Cities for a Summer Staycation

How can you have an amazing vacation without paying for airfare or spending hours in transit? Just stay put—if, that is, you're lucky enough to live near one of these 20 action-packed cit...

JUNE 26, 2017 | MONDAY
11 Things That Make Any House Feel Old and Outdated

Some home design features from the past have a charm that makes them feel historic or vintage. Others? They haven't quite stood the test of time. A trend that was so ubiquitous in one par...

JUNE 19, 2017 | MONDAY
10 Sneaky Hidden Costs of Home Remodeling

Even though most homeowners set a budget before they start a remodeling project, the final cost of renovations can end up being thousands more. Why? Well, one big culprit is the fact that...

JUNE 12, 2017 | MONDAY
10 Smart Ways to Snag Free Stuff for Your Home

Maintaining a home can be pricey. Between furnishing the interior, keeping up with regular maintenance, and improving curb appeal, costs can skyrocket. But there’s no need to break the ba...

JUNE 5, 2017 | MONDAY
How To: Make Your Own All-Purpose Cleaner

While more and more households are going chemical-free, no one wants to sacrifice cleanliness, especially in the kitchen and bath, where banishing bacteria is a must. Commercial non-toxic...