The Best Dehumidifiers

Air conditioners and are common in most homes, but dehumidifiers are actually just as useful. Much like an air conditioner cools, a dehumidifier works by taking away moisture in the air. The magic happens inside the unit, where humid air passes through cooling coils, drips away excess water into a tank, and exits as, well, less-moist air. The benefits? A reduction in […]

My Favorite Portable Air Conditioners

Summer calls for cooling, but not all of us have the luxury of central air. In fact, because of our window placement or where we want to cool (hello, hot garage), a portable air conditioner might be the best bet. A portable air conditioner (PAC) is a unit that sits on the floor, and can be moved around with relative […]

The Best Linen Sheets

Despite being devoted to my bed and coziness in general, I’ve never really paid attention to bedding beyond aesthetics. My naïveté led me to believe that sheets were sheets, no matter what the material. I was (obviously) very mistaken, but I didn’t realize it until I purchased a microfiber sheet set from Amazon solely based on price. Not only did […]

The Best Mattress Toppers

While buying a new mattress is the best way to solve the problem of an old, lumpy mattress, sometimes that’s just not feasible. Maybe you don’t want to shell out a couple hundred bucks on a new bed, or maybe you just need a temporary solution to tide you over for a shorter period of time. Either way, a mattress topper is […]

The Best Handheld Vacuums

Vacuum cleaners are a staple in any home, but have you ever considered handheld vacuums? These mini vacuums are perfect for smaller messes, or just more precise, deeper cleaning. If you have a pet, handheld vacuums are great for picking up hair and dander, but even if you don’t there are many benefits to adding a handheld vacuum to your cleaning […]

The Best Comforters

Buying a comforter is one of those things that you think is going to be simple, but ends up taking more time than you ever thought. From deciding what level of coolness you want, the amount of plushness, and the type of fill, the task can quickly get overwhelming. We’re here to make it a bit easier. After several weeks […]

The Best Bath Towels

There’s nothing like getting out of a relaxing bath or refreshing shower and cocooning yourself in a luxe bath towel. But not all bath towels are created the same, and we can all agree that there are so many options out there. So we’ve compiled a list of our favorites, at all different price points, to help you choose the […]

The Best Coffee Tables for Any Style

Coffee tables don’t often drive the design of a room, but they can be a statement piece instead of an afterthought. Equally important as the style you choose, the shape and proportion of your coffee table will make sure it’s a functional team player in your living or sitting room. Here are 10 standouts to help start your search.   […]

Easy, Peasy Floating Shelves

  Remodeaholic These DIY floating shelves appear to “float” on the wall because the hardware is hidden from sight. They’re a little more complicated to build than a traditional wall shelf, but still a great project for a beginner builder. You can use these DIY floating shelves anywhere in your home from the bathroom to the living room. They make […]

Specialty Paint Series: Whiteboard Paint

This is the third in our quick series on specialty paints. See the others here and here Like chalkboard paint, whiteboard paint transforms any surface into a custom whiteboard (also called a dry-erase board). The paint hardens to a glossy white surface that you can write on using special dry-erase markers. This paint is a popular choice for offices, but […]