The Best Use for Your Can Opener Has Nothing to Do with Opening Cans
Everyone has a can opener to open cans, but have you ever used it for this?
Sep 29, 2022
11 Cute and Cozy Toddler Bedding Sets
We've got all the tot-sized bedding basics, from sheet sets to adorable duvets, blankets, even a toddler-sized weighted blanket!
Sep 29, 2022
This IKEA Toddler Bed Is Totally Worth the Hype
It’s got legions of fans, and is practically a classic at this point.
Sep 28, 2022
My Kids Fell Asleep to This Machine Every Night for A Good 7 Years
I now recommend it to all new parents or caretakers.
Sep 28, 2022
11 Secrets from People Who Always Have Amazing-Smelling Homes
Lots of these secrets involve simple pantry ingredients.
Sep 27, 2022
The Best Wallpaper for Kids’ Rooms, According to Designers
Give wallpaper a chance!
Sep 27, 2022
I Thought I Had to Re-Caulk My Shower, But I Just Needed This $4 Cleaner
I'll never not have a bottle of this stuff around now.
Sep 26, 2022
Eric Ripert’s Gran Ma’s French Toast Will Ruin You for All Other French Toast
The kids are going to freak. out.
Sep 24, 2022
“Costco Doors” Are Trending on TikTok — Here’s Why You Might Want One
Hate carrying tons of groceries? Enter the Costco door.
Sep 24, 2022
French’s Mustard Lids Have a Secret Feature and It’s a Game-Changer
This recent discovery proves we've been doing it all wrong.
Sep 23, 2022
How We Can Help Those Affected by Hurricane Fiona
Here are just a handful of nonprofits and organizations that are doing good on the ground and sending funds to where they’re needed most.
Sep 23, 2022
This Is My Favorite Gift to Give Kids of Any Age
My daughter loved it at 7 years old, and she *still* loves it at 16!
Sep 21, 2022
The 9 Best Toddler Beds, According to Parents and Experts
A toddler bed is a very worthwhile investment, especially if your kid has a small room!
Sep 21, 2022
The 10 Things I Declutter Every Fall Once My Kid Is Back in School
Forget January. Back-to-school season is the best time to declutter.
Sep 21, 2022
I’m a Big Believer in Slipcovers for Your Family Sofa — Here’s Why
My 12-year old three-seater sofa looks nearly as good as new thanks to its washable slipcovers.
Sep 20, 2022
This French Grandma Has a Brilliant Trick for Keeping Fruit Flies Away (And It Costs Nothing!)
It's one of the smartest tips we've ever heard.
Sep 20, 2022
10 Easy Family Dinner Ideas to Add to Your Meal Plan STAT
Even though I love to cook (and do it for a living!), lately I find myself wondering, What do people even eat? more often than I’d like to admit. As the months at home drag on, with my attention focused on the national stage, I’ve got little imagination for what to put on the table each night. Even when it’s hard, I try to make dinnertime a safe space to connect.
Sep 20, 2022
This Website Is the Best Kept Secret for Affordable, Oversized Art
The end result looks so much more expensive than it actually was.
Sep 19, 2022
Smart Uses for Paper Towel Tubes, Coffee Filters, and 10 Other Common Household Items
That tub of Crisco will save the day TWO different ways!
Sep 19, 2022
This $13 Amazon Find Is the Secret To Keeping Cut Avocados Fresh and Green for (Almost) Two Weeks
"No more throwing away expensive avocados that rot in ten minutes. Yay!"
Sep 16, 2022
Why You Shouldn’t Mix Baking Soda and Vinegar for Cleaning, According to a Chemist
Combining soda and vinegar won’t hurt anyone — but don’t expect the mixture to do a good job cleaning, either.
Sep 15, 2022
Target Is Selling Pop-Up Gazebo Domes That Are Way Cooler Than Your Average Tent
Backyard camping just got a whole lot better.
Sep 14, 2022
I Organized My Kids’ Play Food by Color, and We’re Never Going Back
It looks good and makes tidying up even easier.
Sep 13, 2022
I Took My Son Across the Country on the Train, and We’ve Never Been Closer
Would we do it again? Absolutely.
Sep 13, 2022
Ask Maxwell: A Farewell & Thank You!
Dear Readers,It’s been almost exactly two years since we started Cubby, and I climbed back into the saddle to write a weekly column for the new site. It has been wonderful to feel connected to you all, respond to your questions and plumb the depths of my memory for insights gleaned over the years that could be of use. It has also been really fun. I love writing. Now, however, it is time to take a break and hand the spot over to someone else.
Sep 12, 2022
The Trash Bag Tip You’ll Wish You Knew Years Ago
No more shaking out a new bag when it's time to line the can!
Sep 9, 2022
The Internet’s Favorite Trick for Storing Bread Is Also the Best
Say goodbye to bread clips forever.
Sep 9, 2022
I’ve Tried Many Mops as a Cleaning Writer — This $40 Amazon Find is the Best for My Floors
Here are 5 reasons I think this might be the best microfiber mop you can buy.
Sep 8, 2022
IKEA Has a New Design For Their Super Popular Toy Storage System, and You’re Going to Want to See It
There's a new bin in town, and it's great for teens.
Sep 8, 2022
How I Use The Home Edit’s Rainbow Method to Organize Kid’s Stuff (and Where It Doesn’t Work!)
It's hard not to be inspired when you see the end result.
Sep 7, 2022
A Quick and Easy 4-Ingredient Meal from Trader Joe’s
It's a great way to use up leftovers.
Sep 7, 2022
The Mind-Blowing Trader Joe’s Trick We Just Learned on TikTok
Think your favorite snack is out of stock? Think again.
Sep 6, 2022
This Laundry Expert Never Uses Laundry Detergent—Instead, He Recommends Something Even Better
"Just make the switch, and after a few washes, your clothes will be a lot cleaner.”
Sep 6, 2022
Ask Maxwell: Why Do I Keep Asking My Child What She Wants?
I keep finding myself trying to tell my daughter to do something, but it turns into a question. For example, “Put your clothes in the hamper… Okay?” Do other parents do this? BrittneyDear Brittney,When I was in teacher training this came up often.
Sep 5, 2022
The 3-Ingredient, 20-Minute Dinner That’s Good Enough to Serve to Guests
Did we mention it's a one-pan dish, too?
Sep 2, 2022
Why We Got Rid of All the Furniture in Our Living Room to Make Room for One 9-Foot Sofa
The result? Our small living room doesn't feel so small anymore.
Sep 2, 2022