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How to Make an At-Home Happy Hour Feel Like an Event

Tricks and traditions from the pros.

5 Games to Play on Zoom, Because Your Social Life Doesn’t Have to Stop

Pictionary, anyone?

A Light Redesign Turned This Underused L.A. Yard Into a Yearlong Hangout

The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of entertaining outdoors.

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Social Clubs Have Gone Digital, and You Don’t Have to Be a Member to Join In

Cooking classes, astrology workshops, and more.

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Why This Is the Year to Take Your Holiday Dinner Outdoors

Design powerhouse Roman and Williams teaches us how to grow the perfect setup.

We Created Your Socially Distanced Thanksgiving Starter Pack

Including masks that match your tablecloth.

10 (Near) Strangers and Mom on Zoom Standby: This is Rosh Hashanah in 2020

Creating new traditions, one home-baked challah at a time.

An Outdoor Space Made for Social Distancing, Down to the Dining Table

Six feet by six feet.

3 Actually Cool Wine Clubs You Can Join Right Now

Time to finally try a Pét-nat.

The Perfect Backyard Picnic Requires Splatter-Paint Tupperware

Plus 14 other products you need to dine outdoors.

Your Happy Hour Could Use a Trash Cocktail

A new (and delicious!) trend in sustainability.

These Mother’s Day Tablescapes Look Even Better Over Zoom

Tips for a successful virtual celebration.

You Can’t Go Out to Dinner, But You Can Re-Create Your Favorite Restaurant Meals

Thanks to these new digital-only cookbooks.

Martha Stewart’s Rhubarb Spritz, Plus 4 More Celeb-Mixed Couch Cocktails

Including a super-speedy margarita.

How to Make a Zoom Wedding Feel Just as Special as a Face-to-Face One

The rules of digital I do’s.

Turns Out We All Want to Speak Another Language Right Now

Join the latest stay-in trend.

Your Next Zoom Happy Hour Could Be a Pasta-Making Class in Rome

Thanks to Airbnb.

Now Your At-Home Happy Hour Can Support Your Favorite Restaurants

Limited-edition aperitifs for a good cause.

3 Ways to Make Ina Garten’s Quarantine Cocktail Recipe Your Own

Her classic cosmo could use a sculptural ice cube.

Set Your Dinner Table for Spring to Lift Your Spirits

Looking at this dreamy party makes everything feel better.

Virtual Dinner Parties Can Be Glamorous, Too

Keeping the “social” in social distancing.

A Starry Night Ceiling Might Just Make Your Kids Forget They’re Stuck Indoors

And four more nature-inspired decor ideas.

Bookmark These Online Classes for Kids When Stir-Crazy Times Set In

From how to breathe like a yogi to a DIY lava lamp.

The Future of At-Home Entertainment: Tech That Doesn’t Feel Invasive

Freestanding TVs, panel speakers, and more.

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5 Nap Nooks That Take Lounging to the Next Level

Bring on the lazy days.

Introducing Domino’s New Platform, Home As We Know It

Explore the ways COVID-19 has changed our lives forever.

My Teen and I Connect by Making This Nourishing Dish Together

A wellness expert on her family cooking ritual.

Electric Blue Paint and Neutral Tiles Transformed This IKEA Cabinet

The whole hack only takes one afternoon.

Come 6 p.m., Swap Your Screen Time With One of These Puzzles

Eye (and mind) candy.

This Under-the-Radar Organizing Brand Is All Over Marie Kondo’s Holiday Gift Guide

And our favorites are all less than $40.

This Artist’s $100 “Office in a Desk” Makes WFH in a Tiny Space Possible

When you’re done at night, close up shop.

This Product Helped Me De-Stress for the First Time in 7 Months

And it’s only $32.

Apartment Hunters Are Prioritizing This Amenity Over Location

What to look for this winter and in 2021.

We Predict This Healthy Ingredient Is About to Be in All Your WFH Snacks

Hint: It’s not cauliflower.

What Happens to Your Body When You Work From Home

Feeling the aches and pains of remote work? You’re not alone.

This New $20 Bread-Making Kit Gets the Whole Family in on the Trend

The founder shares her tips for all-ages baking.

I Asked My 80K Followers to Share the Best Ways to Store Face Masks

These ideas were the top contenders.

A Few Decor Swaps Turned This 5-by-7 Bathroom Into a Hammam Spa

How to make a rental space feel like an escape.

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These Backdrop Paint Colors Have Sold Out Four Times Since Quarantine Began

We’re all craving a sanctuary right now.

The Right Way to Wash the Face Masks We’re Wearing More Than Ever

Expert tips for four common fabrics.

Just 10 Minutes of This Type of Activity Can Offset Your Mounting Anxiety

Four ways to tackle it.

Soothe Kids After a Long Day of Homeschooling With This Sleep Essential

A wellness favorite, made mini.

A Product Topping Amazon Wish Lists May Help Combat Bad Air Quality

Plus more sculptural options to shop.

Is This Material Swap the Secret to Warding Off Germs During the Pandemic?

NYC apartment developers seem to think so.

This Small Appliance Is Climbing Amazon’s Best-Seller List

A smart buy for months of indoor weather.

Bathrobes Are the New Blazers

Seven we’d like to lounge in all day.

The Hero of My Last-Minute Homeschooling Room? This $20 Organization Tool

Sarah Sherman Samuel on setting up her space just in time.

Fitness Essentials You Won’t Mind Keeping Out in Your Living Room Gym

Who knew ankle weights could look so good?

Here’s a New Reason to Get That Standing Desk

Working from home has some unexpected consequences.