Lauren Piro

Lauren Piro

Senior Web Editor

Overseeing all things home for GoodHousekeeping.com and HouseBeautiful.com, Lauren swoons over midcentury design and employs tough-love approach to decluttering (just throw it away, ladies). She loves anything neon coral, puts bacon on her veggie burgers, and would follow Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to the end of the earth.

image
20 Fun Ideas for Your "Elf on the Shelf"

Consult this clever list to make it to Christmas Day with ease.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
image
Think Twice Before Trying to Clean In-Between Your Oven's Window

It's annoying when grease gets trapped there, but a DIY cleaning job could be dangerous.

image
The 10 Paint Colors Designers Always Use

There's a reason they turn to these shades over and over again.

image
The 25 Most Genius Home Tips We've Learned Over the Years

Add these winning tricks to your tidying routine.

image
9 Neat Things You Probably Didn't Know About Sunflowers

When it comes to these classic yellow blooms, there's way more than meets the eye.

image
Step Inside This 18th-Century Stone Farmhouse

The owner added modern-day amenities without sacrificing any of the home's historic charm.

image
6 Smart Ways to Kill Fruit Flies

Take back your fruit bowl.

image
How Often Do You Need to Wash Your Bras?

You probably won't like this answer.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
image
10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Dish Soap

Bet you've never thought of these ideas before.

image
11 Genius Ways to Use Lemons All Over the House

When life gives you lemons... clean your sink!

image
11 Genius Ways to Use a Lint Roller

Besides on your clothes, of course.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
image
6 Things You Should Never Clean With Vinegar

This kitchen staple is handy around the house—just not in these spots.

image
10 Ways to Squeeze Furniture Into Small Spaces

These projects prove that you have more room than you think.

image
This 362-Square-Foot Bungalow Offers Major Organization Inspiration

Steal these homeowners' tricks for finding space you didn't know you had.

image
6 Places We're Just Not Organizing Anymore

We give up! These spots are just going to have to stay a mess.

image
13 Unexpected Uses for Coffee Filters

Give your cleaning routine a much-needed jolt.

image
How to Clean Your Coffeemaker

It's way germier than you think it is.

image
9 Things We Wish Conversation Hearts Said

Because real love happens in real life, baby.

image
10 Ways to Reuse Old Pantyhose

Consider that run in your stockings a welcome opportunity.

image
The True Meaning Behind Every Rose Color

The hue you choose makes all the difference.

image
This 2-Second Trick Will Change the Way You Close a Ziploc Bag

Sometimes, the most genius tricks are also the most simple.

image
7 DIYs That Make Laundry So Much Easier

You might never do laundry the same way again.

image
10 Cities Most Likely to Have a White Christmas

Yes, it's still warm a lot of places. But we're not giving up hope.

image
You've Probably Been Using Paper Towels Wrong Your Whole Life

Stop wasting (and buying) so much with this easy trick.

image
11 Big Mistakes You Make Decorating for the Holidays

Maybe stick to just one snow globe this year.

image
image
12 Neat Things You Didn't Know About Bob Ross

He wasn't always a beloved painter of "happy little trees."

image
12 Tricks That Will Change the Way You Use Pinterest

We know you're already a master pinner — but here's how you can upgrade your game even more.

image
Ever Wonder Why There's an "R" in "Mrs."?

It has to do with the fascinating evolution of vocabulary.