Kristen Mosier

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

A home design and renovation enthusiast, Kristen Mosier has worked on editorial teams and served as a freelance writer for a variety of home improvement and women’s health publications. After living in tight New York City apartments for 17 years, Kristen is now enjoying renovating her house in the suburbs. When she’s not taking on renovation projects, you can find her on nature walks with her husband and three children or seeing clients in her second career as a marriage and family therapist.

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JUNE 28, 2021 | MONDAY
Is the Dyson V8 Cordless Vacuum Worth the Money?

I often wonder how I managed to clean stairs and corners with my bulky corded vacuum for so many years. Anyone who has lugged a canister model up to a second floor can most likely relate....

MAY 28, 2021 | FRIDAY
3 Simple DIYs to Transform Your Kitchen

When a total kitchen overhaul isn’t an option, some simple DIY projects can have a big effect on refreshing the look of your space. Many kitchen improvements can be done over a weekend wi...

APRIL 28, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Blender Food Processor Combos of 2022

A reliable blender and dependable food processor are essential kitchen appliances, but together they can also take up quite a bit of counter space. To give yourself a bit more room, consi...

APRIL 28, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Mini Sewing Machines for Your DIY Projects

Perfect for adults or kids interested in learning how to sew or who find themselves short on space, mini sewing machines are smaller and more affordable than full-size versions. Manufactu...

APRIL 25, 2021 | SUNDAY
The Best Blenders for Ice Crushing

Between starting a day off with a cold smoothie or entertain guests with frozen drinks, a powerful blender is a versatile kitchen tool. For icy beverages, not just any blender will do—you...

APRIL 13, 2021 | TUESDAY
The Best Manual Espresso Machines for Luxurious Coffee at Home

For coffee enthusiasts, making their morning brew is a ritual for the senses. Coffee connoisseurs who prefer a latte or a cappuccino in their mug may want to purchase an espresso machine....

MARCH 28, 2021 | SUNDAY
The Best Peel-and-Stick Wallpapers of 2022

Perfect for an accent wall or a room with a more playful design, removable wallpaper is a low-effort, high-impact means of updating a home’s look. Whether the shopper is a renter or someo...

MARCH 20, 2021 | SATURDAY
The Best Pasta Makers for Fresh, Homemade Pasta

There’s nothing quite like freshly made pasta. Adding a pasta maker to your cooking paraphernalia allows home cooks to create restaurant-quality dishes that would make any Italian grandmo...

MARCH 9, 2021 | TUESDAY
Before & After: A Breakfast Nook Goes from Dated and Drab to Modern and Cozy

Who doesn’t love a cozy breakfast nook? I dreamt of having one in my home since my days of living in cramped New York City apartments, where each kitchen averaged about 10 square feet. Af...

FEBRUARY 26, 2021 | FRIDAY
9 Reasons Why DIY is Good for Your Well-Being, According to Science

Taking on home projects is not only good for your budget, it can also have lasting positive effects on your mental health.