A bad houseguest makes an impression as well as a mess. We compile a list of ideas that will make your next experience as a temporary lodger memorable for all the right reasons.
An American expat chef in Paris explains how she has adapted her food philosophy (and home cooking) to the dinner table–focused way of life en Français.
There’s no need to live in a black-leather bachelor pad or a frat house. Our gentleman’s guide to setting up a grown-up home will help you leave all that stuff in the past.
Moving is hard work. We came up with some housewarming and housecooling party ideas to mark the occasion of leaving one home and setting up house in another.
Travel can make you see the world in a different way, but it can also remind you of what you’ve left behind. Here are some ideas for things to bring along that will make you feel at home on the road.
Emily Post was a titan of 20th-century etiquette. We ask her great-great-granddaughter Lizzie Post for some modern entertaining tips that aren’t as stern and stodgy as those of yesteryear.
Some of the most meaningful gestures that can be given are not, in fact, wrapped in red bows, but are actually experiences to be shared together.
Bringing nature inside is a fantastic way to decorate for the holidays. Here are some ideas for decorating using festive foliage for all climates, temperaments and tastes.
There are times when the older folks in your life need some looking after. Here are some ideas for ways to make their day, whether it’s with gifts, shoveling their path or just plain old listening.
Use our short guide to prepping some holiday goodie parcels to be delivered via postman, not Santa.
When it rains, it pours. And during these extreme weather days, that means a lot! Here are some ideas for rainy-day activities indoors and out.
Do you work a full week and then spend the whole weekend obsessing over your in-box too? Use our handy seven-step guide to stepping away from the computer and taking back your weekend.
There’s no better way to feel refreshed than turning off, heading out and narrowing your focus on one restful activity.
Weekend trips for two conjure images of candlelit dinners and screaming matches from passenger-seat drivers. We have a few suggestions for getting through a romantic getaway unscathed.
Avoid nightmarish traffic this weekend and just turn your home into an ideal space for a dream staycation. Here’s our guide to vacationing without opening your wallet or car door.
Sweating has some negative connotations, but we all do it and it is a pretty essential bodily function. Here is a list of ways to get sweaty and reasons why you should.
We asked some seasoned bike nerds for advice on how to stay alive on increasingly busy roads. (Our advice: Decorate yourself and your bike like a giant Christmas tree and use a megaphone.)
Is it still so hot you can’t breathe where you are? Use our list of ideas to lower your body temperature so you can endure the rest of the sizzling season.