Lauren Smith

Home Web Editor

Lauren is a home editor for GoodHousekeeping.com and HouseBeautiful.com and is also (naturally) a total homebody. But she'll always venture out for her book club, a heaping bowl of steaming ramen, or the latest Kristen Wiig flick.

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Learn How to Unclog a Drain the Right Way
Because hair happens.
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Katie Couric Will Co-Host the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony
The decision comes in the wake of Matt Lauer, who used to co-host the event, being fired.
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The One Thing You Need to Do Before You Throw Out Leftover Paint
Remember: Paint can be hazardous if it's not handled properly.
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The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Your Carpets
Your pup's muddy paws will be no match for this method.
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Everything We Know About the Upcoming "Trading Spaces" Reboot
We officially have a premiere date!
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5 Times "Rehab Addict" Star Nicole Curtis Has Dealt With Serious Drama
People have a lot to say about how the HGTV star is raising her youngest son.
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The Best Way to Dust Everything in Your House
You're going to need more than a few feathers on a stick.
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The First Trailer for the "Trading Spaces" Reboot Is Here
It looks SO good.
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9 Homemade Cleaners You Can Make Yourself
The key ingredients you need just might be hiding in your pantry.
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10 Amazon Prime Perks You Probably Didn't Know About
It's so much more than just two-day delivery, people.
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Olympians No Longer Have to Pay a "Victory Tax" on Their Medals
Unlike Michael Phelps, who had to pay for his glory.
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The Most Controversial Outfits From This Year's Golden Globes
Not everyone wore black — and had people talking. Others just went for mega drama.
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The Cutest Couples at the 2018 Golden Globes
We think they're all worthy of the Cutest Couple Ever award.
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All the Celebrities Who Didn't Wear Black to the 2018 Golden Globes
These few colorful dresses definitely broke from the norm.
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6 Times Chip and Joanna Gaines Caused Major Drama
Some fans were not pleased by the Fixer-Upper couple's pregnancy announcement.
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Romaine Lettuce Linked to Deadly E.Coli Outbreak in 13 States
If you have romaine lettuce in your house, DO NOT eat it.
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Chip and Joanna Have a Trend When It Comes to Naming Their Kids
We can't wait to find out if they stick to this for their new baby!
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Joanna Gaines Just Shared a Her Sonogram After Revealing She's Pregnant
This will be the couple's fifth child!
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The Best Way to Get Paint Out of Clothes
When in doubt, try these stain-busting tricks.
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How to Get Nasty Grease Out of Everything
Because you're not about to give up pizza.
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