Emily Shwake

Emily is a freelance writer for MarthaSteart.com.

Keep your favorite footwear looking their best with these cleaning tips.
Realistic deadlines, frequent breaks, and a flexible to-do list will help you accomplish more.
Use your spending power to effect change by shopping with these sustainable—and stylish!—brands.
The chief veterinarian of the American Kennel Club explains the difference between raw, cooked, and manufactured.
Lighting makes a big difference in your home. Learn which bulbs you should be using once and for all.
Did you bring home a new gadget? Here's how to properly dispose of the old one.
The reason for your restless nights could be that your room is too warm.
Understand these processes in order to best dispose of your trash.
Multivitamins won't fix a poor diet, but targeted supplements might be necessary for some.
As it turns out, a cup of coffee isn't always the answer.
Strike fear and anticipation into the hearts of your guests with invitations that set a spooky mood the moment they emerge from the envelope. Print one of our templates or clip-art designs, then add the details by filling in your name, party address, and the time all spirits must rise to the occasion.
Follow these tips to seamlessly transition your wardrobe from warm weather to cold and back again.
From coast to coast—California to Florida, and all of the states in between—here's where to go to find the most beautiful flower fields in America this year.
Fans of the classic board game are invited to help Hasbro and Houzz.com design the new space.
We explore the merits of both options.
Looking to adopt a new friend into the family? You may be surprised to see these recommendations by the AKC, including Leonbergers, Australian Cattle Dogs, and the Lagotto Romagnolo.
Our dermatology expert explains the power of ingredients like tea, plain yogurt, and aloe vera.
Which style is right for you?
Looking to eradicate many household odors? For persistent problems, use these natural remedies including eucalyptus, lemon, and vinegar.