10 Tips for Boosting Winter Wellness (10 photos)

When the excitement of the holidays has passed and there are still months of short, dark days ahead, it can be tempting to climb under the covers and hibernate until spring. But here’s a better plan: Tweak your space to make the most of winter light, encourage healthy habits and keep your home safe and...

Your Checklist for Quick Houseguest Prep (8 photos)

Have only a little time before your guests are due to arrive? Check these seven good-to-dos off your list and you can be sure you haven’t forgotten something in the mad rush to get ready. And if you do find yourself with a bit of extra time, pick from a bonus checklist of nice extras to add to the guest...

8 Time Traps to Avoid This Holiday Season (8 photos)

When the holiday season is just a tinsel-coated glimmer on the horizon, it’s easy to make grand plans. Why not host a neighborhood open house, make gifts and bake five kinds of cookies? It’ll be so festive! That is, until your energy fizzles out and you consider going into hibernation. You may have lots...

10 Holiday Organizing Dilemmas and How to Solve Them (10 photos)

The shopping bags and rolls of gift wrap are beginning to pile up, you’re not exactly sure what happened to the tree topper, and there’s a whole box of Christmas lights but only one working strand. Sound familiar? It’s the holidays, and for many, organizing issues abound. Read on for solutions to 10...

Gift Ideas for the Clutter-Averse (12 photos)

If you are shopping for a minimalist or just aren’t sure what to get that tricky person on your list, a clutter-free gift may be just the thing. Think event tickets, digitized home movies, really good chocolate or a portrait photography session. One dozen creative, experiential or consumable gift ideas...

Gift Ideas for the Clutter-Averse (12 photos)

If you are shopping for a minimalist or just aren’t sure what to get that tricky person on your list, a clutter-free gift may be just the thing. Think event tickets, digitized home movies, really good chocolate or a portrait photography session. One dozen creative, experiential or consumable gift ideas...