Debra Immergut

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Formerly the Editor in Chief of Parents.com, Debra Immergut writes about homes and design for The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, and other leading publications. Ms. Immergut holds a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of Michigan as well as Master's of Fine Arts degree from the Iowa's Writer's Workshop at the University of Iowa. Her first novel, Captives, was published in 2018 by Harper Collins. Debra Immergut on Twitter | LinkedIn

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MARCH 2, 2016 | WEDNESDAY
The 10 Biggest Outdoor Living Trends Set to Dominate 2016

Spring is just a few weeks away, so it’s time to get serious about fix-up plans for porches, patios, and yards. To help, here’s a round-up of what’s new and cutting-edge for living with s...

FEBRUARY 11, 2016 | THURSDAY
9 Things You're Doing to Make Your Home Dustier

When you think about what dust really is—a conglomeration of dead skin particles, insect parts, mold spores, ash, pollen, and more—you become more determined than ever to make sure your h...

FEBRUARY 5, 2016 | FRIDAY
A Home You Both Love: 12 Solutions for Your Biggest Decor Disputes

If you’re cohabitating with your sweetheart, you’ve probably noticed some slight—or extremely major—differences in tastes and habits. Why let those little disagreements get in the way of ...

JANUARY 29, 2016 | FRIDAY
14 Ways to Pull Off a Double-Duty Dining Room

The dining room is often an extra space that gets used only for holidays or special occasions. But if you're plagued by small square footage—or if you're trying to make your house more fu...

JANUARY 14, 2016 | THURSDAY
18 Big Storage Ideas to Steal from Tiny Homes

The tiny-house movement has much to teach us about living simply and with minimal environmental impact—and about how to stow stuff when space is extremely tight. If you’re perennially sho...

DECEMBER 31, 2015 | THURSDAY
Let It Go: 14 Things to Trash Without Thinking Twice

It’s a new year, which means it's time to get started on your home resolutions for 2016. The best place to start? Out with the old! While it can be difficult to let go of prized possessio...

DECEMBER 10, 2015 | THURSDAY
How To: Get Your Bathroom Guest-Ready in 20 Minutes or Less

Your bathroom may be the smallest room in your house, but it’s probably also the grimiest. To keep this oh-so-essential space sparkling and tidy with a minimum of drudgery, set a timer fo...

DECEMBER 10, 2015 | THURSDAY
13 Better-Than-Gift-Wrap Ideas for Packaging Presents

It's happened to the best of us: In our efforts to enhance the presentation of our thoughtfully picked out gifts, we're so busy cutting, taping, and decorating that we fail to notice we'r...

DECEMBER 2, 2015 | WEDNESDAY
15 Insanely Easy Ways to Decorate for the Holidays

'Tis the season for sparkling lights, beautiful trees, and garlands galore! Decking out your home for the holidays is always enjoyable, but it can also be time-consuming and expensive. Th...

NOVEMBER 17, 2015 | TUESDAY
12 Ideas to Steal from Vintage Kitchens

Back when every meal was cooked from scratch and every dish washed by hand, kitchens had to work hard, clean up easily, and keep moods bright through long hours of toil. Life is a whole l...