Steph Coelho

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Steph Coelho is a freelance writer focusing on home & garden, health, wellness, and other lifestyle topics. She is a Certified Square Foot Gardening Instructor, has taught numerous gardening classes and workshops, and has a keen eye for home decor (FYI: the more plants, the better). When she’s not click-clacking away on her keyboard she’s either digging in the garden, sautéing something in the kitchen, or nose-deep in a good book.

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MAY 1, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Most Controversial Items You Can Leave on a Kitchen Counter

Is your fridge so packed that you can't find anything? If so, you may be tempted to streamline its contents by pulling out a few items and leaving them on the counter. What are some good ...

APRIL 13, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Tips for Selling Your Stuff Online

Selling your old stuff online can be a great way to make a few bucks, but a word of caution: It takes a lot more initiative, planning, and follow-through than operating a run-of-the-mill ...

APRIL 8, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
14 Ways You Can Keep Healthy Without Leaving the House

Don't let the great indoors get you down! Maintain your mental and physical health while you're confined to your home with these handy tips.

MARCH 31, 2020 | TUESDAY
The 14 Surfaces You Should Be Sanitizing More Often

Scrubbing your hands with soap and water is the first line of defense against pathogens. But what about all the other surfaces in your home?

MARCH 27, 2020 | FRIDAY
These Classic Vinyl Siding Colors Deliver Curb Appeal for Years

Boost your home’s curb appeal with one of these gorgeous vinyl siding hues, from classic neutrals to trendy bold colors.

MARCH 17, 2020 | TUESDAY
Yes, You Can Reuse Water at Home—Here's How

We waste water every day—for example, when we let the water run while we brush our teeth or wait for the shower to hit the perfect temperature. It's fairly easy to save water by cutting o...

JANUARY 31, 2020 | FRIDAY
The 8 Most Notable House Fires in History

As these famous disasters demonstrate, fire can strike without warning, destroying houses, fortunes, and lives in the process.

JANUARY 27, 2020 | MONDAY
Where Utility Bills Are Highest (and Lowest) in the United States

Leaving the lights on and blasting the furnace will cost you more in some states than others.

JANUARY 27, 2020 | MONDAY
10 Energy-Saving Myths You Shouldn't Believe

Don’t believe all the tips and tricks that promise to reduce your energy consumption.

DECEMBER 3, 2019 | TUESDAY
20 Things to Get Rid Of Before the New Year

Get a head start on a fresh New Year by clearing your house of clutter right now.