Lauren Piro

Senior Web Editor

Overseeing all things home for and, Lauren swoons over midcentury design and employs tough-love approach to decluttering (just throw it away, ladies). She loves anything neon coral, puts bacon on her veggie burgers, and would follow Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to the end of the earth.

8 Reasons Why You Need Open Shelving In Your Kitchen

This polarizing design choice has more positives than you think.

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8 Rules For Ditching Sentimental Clutter

Trust us. You'll feel better once you let it go.

6 Things You Should Never Clean With Vinegar

This kitchen staple is handy around the house—just not in these spots.

You've Probably Been Using Paper Towels Wrong Your Whole Life

Stop wasting (and buying) so much with this easy trick.

12 Things You Didn't Know About Bob Ross

He wasn't always a beloved painter of "happy little trees."

9 Storage Tools Pro Organizers NEVER Use

They wouldn't touch these bins, hangers, and drawers with a 10-foot pole.

20 Things Everyone Thinks When They Shop At IKEA

"This place is really the carnival of furniture stores."

15 Photos That Will Drive Your Inner Neat Freak Wild

Why, oh why, doesn't the rest of the world get us?

13 House Cleaner Habits You Should Totally Steal

Anda Tanaka is a pro (literally) at mopping, dusting, and stain-removing. Here are her secrets.

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Now's Your Chance To Own An Original Piece Of "Mad Men"

Over a thousand props will hit the auction block this week — and we're window shopping.

You Can Live In The Home That Inspired "Peter Pan"
The shimmering mansion of novelist J.M. Barrie goes up for sale — Tinkerbell not included.
The Story Behind Every Home Jennifer Aniston Has Owned

Spoiler: She's really into chicken coops.

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There's A Colorful Surprise Hiding Inside This Suburban Home
Don't judge a house by its typical white siding.
Take An Inside Look At The Mega Mansion From "Empire"
The over-the-top home is on the market for $13 million.
This Instagram Account Is Sure to Inspire Floor Envy
There's inspiring stuff to be found underfoot.
How to Clean Your Coffeemaker
It's way germier than you think it is.
10 Surprising Uses for Magnets
Everyday items become even more useful with a little magnetic magic.
A Historic North Carolina Home With Some Serious Country Style

Not to mention four super-romantic fireplaces.

The One-Second Trick That Could Lower Your Heating Bill

Your ceiling fan isn't just for sticky summer days.

Before & After: This Polished White Kitchen Only Cost $5,000

But smart design choices and thrifty shopping make it look like a million bucks.

The Rustic Fairytale Home of Our Dreams

This castle-cabin combo is simply breathtaking.

You Can Now Spend the Night at Downton Abbey

Plan a nobility-style sleepover (sans the TV drama, we hope).

6 Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

Because your nose wants to get in the spirit, too.

This Adorable Tiny Home Travels With You
The interior looks surprisingly comfortable.
11 Clever Uses for Safety Pins
There are lots of reasons to keep a stash of these tiny tools around.
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10 Who-Knew Uses for Aluminum Foil

It's handy for much more than just wrapping leftovers.

9 Lies You Tell Yourself About Organizing
Don't let these common misconceptions derail your decluttering efforts.
A Look Back At Barbie's Dreamhouse Through The Years

You're not going to believe what her first home looked like.