Articles written by: Magee Walker


8 Ways to Avoid Stress This Holiday Season

If the holiday season brings you more anxiety than joy, it might be time to reconsider how you’re doing things. Take a good look inwards: chances are pretty good that you can control whatever factors tend to cause you stress this time of year. Before the holiday season really gets […]

7 Reasons That Responsible Down Standard Down is the Humane Choice

7 Reasons That Responsible Down Standard Down is the Humane Choice

If you haven’t already heard about the Responsible Down Standard, you’ll want to pay close attention: this certification is changing the down industry in a major way. Down has a ton of awesome properties, including its ability to provide warmth without being heavy or bulky. But until recently, the industry […]


10 Ways to Save on Your Energy Bill

Winter can be an expensive season. With dinners to host, hostess gifts to pick up, and holiday presents to purchase, your wallet is already under a lot of stress. And then, of course, there’s your energy bill. This winter, avoid dreading the utility bills by implementing some cost-saving tactics around […]


Tips for Solving 6 Thanksgiving Dinner Dilemmas

Thanksgiving dinner is no ordinary meal—and, correspondingly, Thanksgiving dinner-related dilemmas are no ordinary mistakes. Guests have traveled from near and far to attend, and you’ve dropped a pretty penny on all the ingredients—not to mention the hours you’ve spent in the kitchen over the past few days. With so much […]

Decorating With the 2015 Color of the Year

Decorating With the 2015 Color of the Year

We have a strong feeling that the grass is going to be very, very green in 2015. At least, that’s what Benjamin Moore seems to think: the paint company has just announced the official color of 2015. Say hello to Guilford Green! This cool-as-a-cucumber neutral green color officially sets the […]


10 Things to Know About Housesitting

Imagine, for a moment, being lucky enough to have properties scattered across the globe. A villa to call home on a trip to Spain, for instance, or a condo to crash in when you jet off to Tokyo. How about a mountainside cabin for those Rocky Mountain ski getaways? There’s a […]


7 Tips for Being the Best Houseguest Ever

Sure, you could always stay in a hotel—but boarding with friends and family is so much more fun! Plenty of bonding time, home cooked meals, more than a few pennies saved… what’s not to like? Being a houseguest is a privilege, and there are a few things that you can […]


8 Tips for Hosting Your First Thanksgiving Dinner

It seemed like such a great idea at the time. But now that you’re facing the reality that you need to cook enough turkey (and stuffing and gravy and mashed potatoes and…) to feed a small army, you’re suddenly wishing that you hadn’t so eagerly offered to host Thanksgiving dinner this […]


8 Tips for Winterizing Your Garden

You’ve put a lot of hard work into your garden this summer, and hopefully it rewarded you with plenty of bright flowers and scrumptious fruits and vegetables. Alas, the time has come to put your garden to bed for the winter season ahead. We know—it’s tempting to just leave it […]

DownLinens Commits to Using Certified Responsible Down

DownLinens Commits to Using Certified Responsible Down

Get ready to fall even more in love with DownLinens. DownLinens is among a group of leading companies in the bedding, fashion, and outdoor industries to have officially adopted Textile Exchange’s Responsible Down Standard (RDS). This means that you can enjoy DownLinens products knowing that the down inside has been […]