Sarah Littleton


The daughter of an architect and college professor, Sarah Littleton is a lifelong home design and DIY lover, who spends her days raising a family, rehabbing a 19th-century farmhouse, researching and writing, writing, writing.

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The Best Low-Maintenance Ground Cover Plants for Your Property

Whether you do it yourself or pay a landscaper, maintaining a vibrant garden and lush lawn requires time, effort, and money. One way to cut back on the energy and resources you put into y...

The Best Salad Spinners for the Kitchen

Many believe they should eat more fruits and vegetables, but it’s often a pain to wash and dry all those ingredients. Enter the salad spinner, which can accomplish both tasks. They’ll sav...

AUGUST 17, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Dish Soaps for Hand-Washing Dishes

The cleaning aisle is full of brightly-colored potions, each designed to catch your eye and convince you it will be the answer to making your cleaning routine easier, faster, and your hom...

AUGUST 16, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Coffee Mugs for Home and Travel

Some people rely on caffeine for the extra energy they need during a busy day, others simply enjoy the taste and ritual of coffee—it plays a crucial role in many people’s lives. Whether y...

AUGUST 16, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Coffee Substitutes to Stock in Your Pantry

There’s nothing quite like a hot cup of coffee—or is there? As more and more of us try to cut down on our caffeine intake, the prospect of ditching coffee beans for an alternative becomes...

The Best Manual Can Openers for Your Kitchen and Emergency Preparedness

While many manufacturers have added pull tabs to their aluminum cans, you’ll need a can opener to access the tasty treats found in cans that don’t have that convenience, and during an ext...

JULY 23, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Food Thermos for Lunch and Travel

Twisting open a thermos full of fragrant, steaming hot food on your lunch hour or staying warm on a hike with a thermos full of tea demonstrates the versatility of the modern insulated fo...

The Best Saucepans for the Kitchen

Saucepans are incredibly versatile tools in the kitchen, though their value often goes under the radar. Though you may not recognize this type of pan by its name, you likely already have ...

JULY 21, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Sous Vide Machine for Hands-Free Cooking

Sous vide, translated to English, means ‘under vacuum. ’ This sounds complicated, but is actually a new and largely hands-off way of cooking meat, eggs, fish, vegetables, and more. The fo...

JULY 18, 2020 | SATURDAY
The Best Stair Climbing Carts for Moving Heavy Loads

Between struggling with arm loads of grocery bags to lifting heavy luggage, hauling things up the stairs can take a lot out of you. Stair climbing carts are designed to roll weighty loads...