Planning an outdoor party (or 3 or 7) in the warm weather months this year? Here’s how to make spring and summer entertaining even more fun with the addition of happy and elegant serving pieces for your tabletop in the shape of fruit and vegetables. With shapes fresh from the farmer’s market, a fresh and elegant presentation is a cinch.
All of a sudden, lots of us are working from home. And many of us are ginning up “home offices” at the kitchen table, on the floor, on the sofa, in bed, and in whatever other space is available and not already taken by someone else in our households. Which is fine for a week or so. But since this new normal may last for several weeks, this arrangement could ultimately be a recipe for back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome and all kinds of other ailments. The solution? Maybe its time to invest now in ergonomic office equipment. Here’s how to make your home office ergonomic right now, with tips we’ve rounded up from the experts on the subject. The best ergonomic home office furniture, including desks, chairs, mouse pads, mouses and monitors.
You’re probably spending a lot more time watching entertainment and news programming and keeping up on social media from home than ever before. Is it time for you to level up your personal or home video viewing screens? Our ace correspondent (and mother of three young kids who are currently learning from home) Jillian Tangen has rounded up the best video screens on the market right now, both large and small: tablets, smart phones, VR sets, large-screen televisions and gaming consoles for an era of “Peak TV.” And for staying connected (and sane) while maintaining social distance.
Spring is here, and it’s time to refresh your living space and home decor, perhaps with some happy and energizing new home decor in fresh colors. Especially since it appears that we’ll be spending more of the season indoors than we might like, while we wait for the COVID-19 virus to pass. To ensure that your nest is feathered as pleasantly as possible, we’re sharing some home decorating ideas. Our ace correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the best luxury fine bed linens, throws, blankets, cushions and bath towels for spring summer this year.
What is cottagecore? We read an article recently in the New York Times about a cozy aesthetic that focuses on warmth, gentleness, sustainability and nature. And it’s not hygge. Cottagecore – and its close cousins farmcore, dirtcore, honeycore and grandmacore – is the latest anxiety-reducing, slow living movement to consider as the antidote to our current frenzied existence. Intrigued? Here’s what you need to know about cottagecore, and the essential elements that comprise this trending aesthetic. Watch your back,hygge.