The Best Coffee Tables for Any Style

Coffee tables don’t often drive the design of a room, but they can be a statement piece instead of an afterthought. Equally important as the style you choose, the shape and proportion of your coffee table will make sure it’s a functional team player in your living or sitting room. Here are 10 standouts to help start your search.   […]

The Best Robot Vacuums

Whether you have pets and need the extra help or just want to streamline your cleaning process, a robot vacuum is a great product to add to your arsenal. These small, vaguely cute machines run on their own, and most can even be put on a schedule and charge themselves so you truly don’t have to think about it. There are a […]

The Best Vacuum Cleaners

If there’s one appliance that’s truly a status buy, it has to be a vacuum. Think about it: Do people take such pride in any other household product? Vacuums aren’t just a cleaning tool anymore—they’re also something to talk about and even show off. People genuinely love their vacuums. That’s partly why we’ve never sat down and made a list of the […]

The Best Pillows

Is there anything more personal than buying a pillow? You can survive with less-than-perfect sheets and quilts, but pick the wrong pillow and your entire sleep pattern can be thrown out of whack. Honestly, choosing a pillow is a lot like dating: There’s a whole lot of trial and error and trying out different options to decide what you do […]

The Best Linen Sheets

Despite being devoted to my bed and coziness in general, I’ve never really paid attention to bedding beyond aesthetics. My naïveté led me to believe that sheets were sheets, no matter what the material. I was (obviously) very mistaken, but I didn’t realize it until I purchased a microfiber sheet set from Amazon solely based on price. Not only did […]

My Favorite Portable Air Conditioners

Summer calls for cooling, but not all of us have the luxury of central air. In fact, because of our window placement or where we want to cool (hello, hot garage), a portable air conditioner might be the best bet. A portable air conditioner (PAC) is a unit that sits on the floor, and can be moved around with relative […]

The Best Cotton Percale Sheets

When it comes to buying sheets, you probably think there’s only one thing that really matters: feel. What you might not realize, though, is that there’s a whole lot that goes into what your sheets feel like. From the material used to the weave to the thread count, there are plenty of things to consider when figuring out which sheets […]

The Best Handheld Vacuums

Vacuum cleaners are a staple in any home, but have you ever considered handheld vacuums? These mini vacuums are perfect for smaller messes, or just more precise, deeper cleaning. If you have a pet, handheld vacuums are great for picking up hair and dander, but even if you don’t there are many benefits to adding a handheld vacuum to your cleaning […]

The Princess & The Pea. The Best Mattresses

Whether you’re buying your first mattress or you’re replacing one you’ve had for years, the world of mattress buying is probably, well, overwhelming to say the least. The proliferation of direct-to-consumer brands delivering “beds in a box” has made the landscape of mattress retail almost unrecognizable compared to just a few years ago. Now you don’t have to go to […]

The Best Luggage

When it comes to finding the luggage that’s right for you (and your next trip), there are a few questions you should ask: How will you be traveling? How long will you be traveling? How much stuff will you actually bring with you? The answers to those questions can help determine what kind of bag is right for you, whether […]