Lauren Smith

Lauren Smith

Senior Editor

Lauren is a senior editor for and and was previously the home editor for and Her book club, ramen, and Bravo are a few of her favorite things.

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40 Easy Ways You Can Makeover Your Bedroom in a Weekend

You don't have to spend a lot to make a major upgrade.

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The Best Ways to Clean Your Jewelry

Make your gold, silver, and pearl pieces sparkle!

60 Genius Summer Party Ideas for Easy Entertaining

It's impossible to have a bad time when there's sangria at the table!

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The Weird Things That Are Making You Anxious

Skimping on sleep isn't doing you any favors.

how to clean laminate floors
How to Clean Your Laminate Floors (Without Ruining Them)

The protective finish needs a little extra love.

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15 Reasons to Ignore All of Your Housework Today

Put down the rubber gloves and step away from the vacuum.

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Why You Should Never Mix Vinegar and Bleach

DIY combos can literally put your health at risk.

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Spring Cleaning Tips
Our Best Spring Cleaning Tips for a Sparkling Home

It's time to put on your gloves and get to work.

How to Clean a Coffee Maker
How to Clean Your Coffee Maker

It's a lot dirtier than you think.

Best Way to Clean Windows
It's Time to Stop Drying Your Windows With Newspaper

If you want them to look this good, the daily has got to go.

50 Best Tips to Make Your House Super Clean
Our 50 Best Tips to Make Your House Super Clean

We've got a trick for every corner of your home (it's just what we do).

How to Get Rid of Mold and Mildew
How to Finally Win the Battle Against Mildew

Stop those potentially dangerous spots before they spread.

Spring Cleaning Transformations
11 Seriously Inspiring Spring Cleaning Transformations

We all have that room(s) in our house that could use a makeover...

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This Is Why You Shouldn't Use Bleach to Clean Your Microwave

Here's how you should ACTUALLY get rid of gunk.

wedding etiquette
15 Wedding Etiquette Rules You Should Always Follow

How you RSVP says everything about you as a guest.

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This Mom Has a Brilliant Hack for Getting Her Tech-Obsessed Kids to Do Chores

Can't get them to look up from their phones? You'll want to try this trick ASAP.

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15+ Adorable Stocking Stuffers for Toddlers

These little toys can make a big splash!