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 25, 2019 | MONDAY
The Coolest House You Can Tour in Every State

These enchanting estates, one in each of the 50 states, can be savored up close.

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 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.

OCTOBER 11, 2019 | FRIDAY
10 Things You Can (and Should) Buy Used on Amazon

Amazon is known for its competitive prices, but there are even more hidden deals on its website that you might not be aware of. The online store has a vast selection of quality secondhand...

OCTOBER 7, 2019 | MONDAY
The 10 Biggest Security Risks in Today's Smart Home

High-tech appliances and state-of-the-art home gadgets shouldn't come at the cost of safety and security. Learn the risks of upgrading to smart-home systems and find out how to protect yo...

SEPTEMBER 17, 2019 | TUESDAY
Solved! What to Do About Yellowing Paintwork

Q: The white oil-based paint coat on my office cabinet has yellowed in recent months. Is it possible to reverse the yellowing, and if so, how?A: If that once-white cabinet, door, or wall ...