Jenn Ryan


Jenn Ryan is a freelance writer who loves exploring eco-friendly and recycled options for home improvement projects. A Penn State English grad, Jenn enjoys researching and learning new things and is a sucker for reclaimed barnwood floors, green living, and Talavera tile. When she’s not writing, you can find her playing with her two rescued bunnies, enjoying a cup of herbal tea, or running down the road wearing biodegradable glitter. Find out more about Jenn and her work at

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The Best Wine Racks to Add Storage and Style

An array of bottles of wine can take up a lot of space in the pantry or on countertops. If you’re a wine lover or enjoy entertaining and wondering what to do with your wine collection, a ...

The Best Outdoor Bluetooth Speakers of 2022

Whether you’re heading to the beach or on a weekend camping trip, Bluetooth speakers are an easy and affordable way to incorporate music or relaxing sounds into your leisure time. Bluetoo...

9 Ways That Garden Pesticides May Be Making Your Pest Problem Worse

Pesticides are supposed to make pests go away, but the truth is that your reliance on pesticides could be making the problem worse.

AUGUST 14, 2020 | FRIDAY
12 Expert Tips for Creating a Successful Learn-from-Home Space

Set up an at-home school zone that will ensure your child has the best remote learning experience possible.

10 Things Flight Attendants Want You to Know About Flying During a Pandemic

Keep yourself and everyone else safe by following airline rules and taking extra precautions when flying during a pandemic.

JULY 28, 2020 | TUESDAY
10 Housekeeping Habits of Happy People

Believe it or not, it’s possible to keep up with the cleaning and be a happy, balanced person. How do they do it? Here are 10 housekeeping habits that happy people swear by for a transfor...

10 Ways to Make a Bad Mattress More Comfortable

For anyone who’s ever had a terrible night’s sleep on a lumpy mattress, here are 10 ways you can make it better!

JULY 20, 2020 | MONDAY
Solved! Is it Illegal to Collect Rainwater?

Q: We just moved across the country, and it’s pretty dry out here. I’d love to collect rainwater for my garden but I’m wondering: Is it illegal to collect rainwater?A: Kudos to you for ho...

JULY 19, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Toilet Brushes for the Bathroom

Finding the best toilet brush can make cleaning a little easier. The best brushes also help make your bathroom a more functional and hygienic place. Though you can spend a few bucks on ch...

JULY 6, 2020 | MONDAY
15 Summer Activities You Can Do on Staycation

Staying in place all summer long doesn’t have to be boring. Whether you’re stuck at home alone or with your partner, a pet, or your family, break out a few of these fun activities, and th...