Manasa Reddigari

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Manasa Reddigari has tackled topics ranging from computer software to home remodeling in her more-than-a-decade-long career as a writer and editor. During her stint as a scribe, she's been featured by leading outlets in the real estate, home improvement, and lifestyle niches such as Trulia, Stikwood, and Brit + Co. Her design philosophy is, if you can dream it, you can DIY it! Connect with her on her website, copyhabit.com, or LinkedIn to find out what she's been writing about lately.

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NOVEMBER 26, 2019 | TUESDAY
20 Surprising Stories Behind Popular Christmas Decorations

Learn the lore about your favorite festive flair.

NOVEMBER 18, 2019 | MONDAY
20 Things You Never Knew About the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Before the bird goes into the oven, some 50 million people will feast their eyes on the 93rd annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this turkey day. But relatively few viewers of the three...

NOVEMBER 8, 2019 | FRIDAY
7 Bright Ideas for Dining Room Lighting

Mix and match from this menu of alluring options to achieve the perfect lighting for your dining room.

NOVEMBER 1, 2019 | FRIDAY
It’s Not Stealing If You Take Any of These 10 Free Things

With a minimal amount of research, phone time, or legwork, you can nab plenty of household essentials for free.

OCTOBER 30, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
5 Important Reasons to Schedule a Chimney Inspection ASAP

Kicking back in front of a roaring fire is among the simplest, most satisfying pastimes during chilly weather. But there’s nothing pleasant about the fires, fumes, and water damage that c...

OCTOBER 28, 2019 | MONDAY
What’s in a Name? The Origin of Every State Name in the U.S.

Whether you’re a lifelong Louisianan or a dyed-in-the-wool Delawarean, you’ve probably wondered how your home state came by its distinctive name. Wonder no more! Here's the untold story b...

OCTOBER 25, 2019 | FRIDAY
12 Smart Places to Hide a Safe

Keep the whereabouts of your valuables on lock with these secret storage ideas

OCTOBER 16, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
35 College Towns You Have to See in the Fall

Relive the glory days! From charming downtowns to lively tailgates, college towns make great destinations for a weekend trip in the fall. We rounded up our favorite college campuses aroun...

OCTOBER 16, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
Which Cleans Better? Liquid vs. Powder Detergent

It’s a dirty job, but somebody’s got to do it! And if you’re the one on laundry duty, you’ll want some serious detergent to get those soiled clothes clean. With the help of water, and the...

OCTOBER 15, 2019 | TUESDAY
13 Other Things You Can Do with a Pumpkin

A few pumpkins and a jack-o-lantern on the porch are all well and good, but why not stretch your imagination a little further? We rounded up our favorite—and most creative—uses for pumpkins.