The Polite House: Hosting Guests

This is Part 2 of an answer to a question posed by a reader who lives in a popular vacation destination and wants to know how to properly set limits for the numerous houseguests she and her husband entertain throughout the year — often involving long stays, getting stuck driving guests around, visiting attractions numerous times per…

4 Envy Inducing Laundry Rooms With Clever Storage

A lot goes on in laundry rooms. Folding, sorting, hanging, drying, not to mention other tasks like sewing and gift-wrapping. Some of us use these spaces as extra pantry storage, as mudrooms, as home offices, as locations for feeding pets. The list goes on and on. And a lot of what makes a pleasant experience…