Rachel Kashdan studied journalism at Boston University and has previously written for ElleDecor.com, Veranda.com, and Metro.

Rachel Kashdan

Rachel Kashdan studied journalism at Boston University and has previously written for ElleDecor.com, Veranda.com, and Metro.

apartment gardening
Home & Property

Four Ways to Start a Garden While You’re Home in Your Apartment

This beginner’s guide requires few materials and little know-how.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Versailles-Inspired Chateau in Worcester

The house features enough gold leaf detailing and crystal chandeliers to please any royal.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Staycation-Worthy Manse in Marblehead

How about a private beach for your social-distancing needs?

Home & Property

Spaces: On the Sunny Side

A local radio star’s spring-ready addition brings the outdoors in.

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Life & Style

Should You Cut and Dye Your Own Hair While You’re Stuck at Home?

Two local experts weigh in.

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City Life

As Told To: What It’s like to Be a Boston ER Nurse Right Now

An RN at Tufts Medical Center shares her story.

quarantine relationship advice
Weddings

How to Not Destroy Your Relationship While Quarantined with Your Partner

Some things to keep in mind, according to a couples counselor.

Home & Property

Six Ways to Redecorate Your Home While You’re Stuck Inside

How to revamp your space without leaving the house.

home reorganization
Home & Property

The Ultimate Checklist for Reorganizing Your Home

22 quarantine-friendly ways to cut the clutter in every single room.

postponing your wedding
Weddings

Here’s Everything You Need to Know about Postponing Your Wedding

Two local industry experts share advice for changing your date.

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Weddings

We Eloped in the Seaport during the Coronavirus Outbreak

How one out-of-town pair made the best of an unpredictable situation.

social distancing date ideas
Weddings

Nine Date-Night Ideas to Try While You’re Stuck at Home

Here’s how to keep the romance going in the age of social distancing.

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Weddings

Amid the Spread of Coronavirus, Local Couples Face Wedding-Date Uncertainty

As vendors work to help brides and grooms salvage their plans, they worry about long-term industry impact.

Weddings

This Couple Brought Elegant Simplicity to Wychmere Beach Club

And a bit of Disney fandom, too.

Travel

The Story Behind Blind Tiger, Portland’s Newest Boutique Hotel, Is as Colorful as its Interiors

Hint: The hotel’s name harks back to the Prohibition Era.