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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Why You Should Never Mix Vinegar and Bleach

DIY combos can literally put your health at risk.

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).

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

Stop those potentially dangerous spots before they spread.

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Spring Cleaning Transformations
11 Seriously Inspiring Spring Cleaning Transformations

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

how to clean your microwave
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.

elementary school students with smartphones
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.

gifts for toddlers
15+ Adorable Stocking Stuffers for Toddlers

These little toys can make a big splash!

18 Holiday Decorating Hacks That Will Make Hosting So Much Easier This Year

Trust us, your friends will be asking "how did she do it?" until January 1.

How to Clean Silver
The Surprising Natural Way to Clean All of Your Tarnished Silver Jewelry and Flatware

Plus, five ways to prevent your favorite pieces from tarnishing.

Casserole with mulled wine, slices of lemons and oranges and spices
8 Ways to Make Your Home Smell Amazing This Season

The change in the air will hit you almost immediately.

36 Super-Clever DIY Christmas Cards

There's a design for every style, from sophisticated to silly.

A Complete Guide to Cleaning Your Pillows

If it's been more than six months, it's time to give them a bath.

Paperwork Organization and Storage
15 Ways to Organize Your Most Important Paperwork

That lone binder was never going to cut it.