Astrid Vanderlinden

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The Fastest Way to Clean Your Bathroom

Follow this routine to make your fixtures sparkle in minutes.<p>One of the busiest spots in your house, the bathroom is also the place almost every guest visits. So if you start sweating whenever someone asks, "Do you mind if I freshen up/use the toilet/secretly judge your cleaning skills?" just …


9 Things to Check For in a New House

These quick fixes will save you loads of future headaches. This article originally appeared on<p>A new house can be so exciting: The decorating possibilities! The organizational ideas! But before you start moving in your stuff and arranging your furniture, check off these must-do …

Home Improvement

25 Genius DIY Storage Solutions Your Home Needs Now

Say goodbye to entryway chaos forever.<p>If your house is overwhelmed with clutter, it's time to bust out your tool set to wrangle the situation once and for all. These projects are designed to organize and streamline the messiest trouble spots in your home.


7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

Amalfi Coast

The 9 Best Money-Saving Travel Tips

1-<b>Pick Destinations Based On Currency Exchange Rates</b><p>My destinations are selected based on where the dollar is strongest. Flexibility in choosing my vacation allows me to be opportunistic.<p>Reviewing online currency valuation articles helps determine where the exchange rates are best. A strong dollar …

25 Decor Ideas That Make Small Bathrooms Feel Bigger

The right design choices will make extra space appear as if by magic.<p>Whether it's a teensy powder room or a shower stall with barely enough room to scrub, an awkward washroom can really cramp your style. Fly through your morning routine with these easy storage and styling solutions for tiny …

Los Angeles

Budget-Friendly Brunches to Make at Home

Lazy weekend mornings are the best. Hanging out in fuzzy pajama pants with a warm cup of coffee in my hand without a care in the world makes me a very happy girl. Most weekend we do brunch on at least one morning. The great thing about brunch is that it is so satisfying without breaking the bank.<p>I …

5 Must-Visit Botanical Gardens Across The Country

Nature meets nurture at these five otherworldly botanical gardens<p>Mother Nature saves some of her most spectacular creations for this time of year, and these five botanical gardens offer up a bounty crop of flowers and inspiring landscapes. This piece originally appeared on

Botanical Gardens

7 Things You Absolutely Must Try in a National Park

<i>By Dalia Colon for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>President Franklin Roosevelt once said, "There is nothing so American as our national parks.... The fundamental idea behind the that the country belongs to the people." If you have yet to explore "your" parks -- there are 401 of them -- then …